Land Sabbaths Here In The Present And Past

Picture Credit- Pixabay By way of introduction, Dr. Stanley summarized the history of the land sabbath. The shemittah year was kept during both the First...
Picture Credit- Pixabay By way of introduction, Dr. Stanley summarized the history of the land sabbath. The shemittah year was kept during both the First and Second Temple periods, though not always consistently. In fact, even before the Israelites reached the Promised Land, Moses prophesied that neglect of the land sabbath would be a factor in Israel's eventual exile (Lev. 26:34-35). 2 Chron. 36:21 indicates that Moses' prophecy was fulfilled in the Babylonian captivity of the sixth century B.C. One example of land sabbath observance in the Second Temple period is recorded in the book of 1 Maccabees. 1 Macc....

7 Year Land Rest – Shmita Year Sept 2014

Re-Published Content From Bibles For Israel | P.O. Box 8900 | Pueblo, CO 81008 Picture Credit- Pixabay We invite you to read along with us...
Re-Published Content From Bibles For Israel | P.O. Box 8900 | Pueblo, CO 81008 Picture Credit- Pixabay We invite you to read along with us and enrich your understanding of the Bible by discovering Torah truths in this portion that will be read in synagogues around the world on Shabbat PARSHA BEHAR (On the Mount) Leviticus 25:1–26:2; Jeremiah 32:6–27; Luke 4:16–21 “The Lord said to Moses at Mount Sinai, ‘Speak to the Israelites and say to them: ‘When you enter the land I am going to give you, the land itself must observe a Sabbath to the Lord.’” (Leviticus 25:1–2)...