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2021 Printable Calendar
For those who would like to find out about coming festivals and new moon days, and also those who want to do their planning for the year, taking into account the Scriptural reckoning of days, weeks, months and years, we have published a 2021 calendar, based on the best available information.
Please click here to view ... or print out a copy for yourself, if you prefer.
New Moon 2020 to 2025
You may click here to see a complete list of the days, each month between Jan 2020 and Dec 2025, upon which the New Moon is expected to be seen in Jerusalem.
Next Shabbat Meeting
- Shabbat Meeting
23 Jan 2021
- Shabbat Meeting
Next New Moon
- Shabbat and New Moon Meeting
13 Feb 2021
Next Annual Feast Day
- Pesach and First Day of Unleavened Bread
28 Mar 2021
- Pesach and First Day of Unleavened Bread
All Future Events
Click here to view all the remaining events of this year.
Torah Study Groups
Please click here to find a Torah Study Group in your area, or to list your group, for the sake of others who may be looking for a group to join, within reach from where they are living.
This week’s Torah Reading
Please click here to view or print out a copy for yourself, if you prefer, of the complete list of Torah Parashot (Torah Portions) for 2019/2020. The Torah reading cycle traditionally begins on the Shabbat following Yom Shemini (The Eighth Day), which will be in our months of September or October. The backbone of this reading cycle are the five books of the Torah: Bereshit, Shemot, Wayyikra, Bemidbar and Devarim.
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WeG for Cellphones
The Afrikaans translation of the Biblical Scriptures known as Woord en Getuienis is now available to be used in combination with a very helpful and widely used Word Study Application for Android cellphones.
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In a world in which our minds are often flooded with pictures of despair, corruption and sorrow, it is just… Read more…
Die sesde maand, of die maand van Elul, wat normaalweg uit 29 of 30 dae binne ons maande van Augustus… Read more…
It seems that the belief and conviction that Y'shua has come in the flesh is quite an important one. In… Read more…
Anyone reading through some of the articles on this site will soon notice that we are trying to acknowledge and… Read more…
There are believers in Y’shua Messiah who are convinced that we should continue to slaughter a Pesach or Passover lamb,… Read more…
Die saak waaroor dit hier gaan is die onsekerheid oor die presiese periode waarin "spesiale" dae soos die Sabbat en… Read more…
Daar is deesdae ‘n hernude en uiters venynige poging om gelowiges wat erns maak met die Torah, in diskrediet te… Read more…
There is a significant number of verses in Woord en Getuienis that are translated slightly differently when compared with the… Read more…
There’s a new translation of the “Original Scriptures” of the New (or Renewed) Covenant being circulated among Messianic and Torah… Read more…
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Tag Archives: repentance
Volgens die berekening van maande wat in die Skrif aangetref word, het ons gister (21 Augustus 2020) begin met die sesde maand, wat ook as Elul bekend staan. Elul is tradisioneel die maand waarop daar sterk op skuldbelydenis en vergifnis gefokus word, omdat dit as ‘n periode van voorbereiding vir Yom Kippur beskou word. Daar … Continue reading
As mens die paar hoofstukke deurlees wat deel uitmaak van hierdie week se Torah leesprogram (Num 30 tot 36) is daar ‘n hele aantal verwysings na die aspek van vergifnis. In hoofstuk 30 kom die woord “vergewe” drie keer na vore (30:5; 30:8 en 30:12). In hoofstuk 31 en 32 word daar gereeld van reiniging … Continue reading
Die Shabbat tussen Yom Teruah en Yom Kippur staan bekend as Shabbat Shuvah, wat beteken “Shabbat van Terugkeer” (“Sabbath of Return”). Die woord “shuvah” hou verband met die begrip “teshuvah” wat “berou” (“repentance”) beteken. Op hierdie Shabbat is dit gebruiklik om ter voorbereiding met die oog op Yom Kippur, al die klem te laat val … Continue reading
Berou oor sonde en terugkeer na Yahweh is die twee belangrikste boustene van Yom Kippur. Hierdie twee aspekte word beide vervat in die Hebreeuse woord “teshuvah”. Dit is die woord wat normaalweg met “berou” en “bekering” (Engels: “repentance”) vertaal word. Die woord “teshuvah” is afgelei van “shuv” wat ongeveer 1000 keer in die Tanach (Ou … Continue reading
Die Shabbat tussen Yom Teruah en Yom Kippur word deur die Joodse rabbi’s genoem: Shabbat Shuvah. Dit beteken min of meer: “The Shabbat of Turning” of “The Shabbat of Return” of “The Shabbat of Repentance”. Die Torah gedeelte wat tradisioneel op dié dag gelees word, is Devariem (Deut) 31:1-30. Die woord “shuvah” kom egter nie … Continue reading
Bemidbar (Numbers) 5:6 “Speak to the children of Yisrael, When a man or woman commits any sin that men commit in trespass against Yahweh, and that being is guilty, then they shall confess their sin which they have done. And he shall restore his guilt in its principal, plus one-fifth of it, and give it … Continue reading