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1 Beth Chaim Messianic Congregation Network Rabbi Jay Beth Chaim Messianic Congregation Network Rabbi Jay ADAR 14-15, 5770 Sunday February 28, 2010 Happy Purim פורים Happy Purim פורים

2 John 10:10: The thief (Satan) comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full. 1 Timothy 6:12-13 Fight the good fight of the faith. Take hold of the eternal life to which you were called when you made your good confession in the presence of many witnesses. Beth Chaim Messianic Congregation Network’s Mission for Abundant Life Teaching and Messianic Service

3 Messianic Feasts and Holiday’s for all Citizens of Messiah’s Israel Galatians 3:14-15 He redeemed us in order that the blessing given to Abraham might come to the Gentiles through Christ Jesus, so that by faith we might receive the promise of the Spirit. Genesis 12:2-3 I will bless those who bless you, and whoever curses you I will curse; and all peoples on earth will be blessed through you.” Matthew 5:17-18 “Do not think that I have come to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I have not come to abolish them but to fulfill them. Hebrews 12:2-3: Let us fix our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of our faith

4 Messianic Feasts and Holiday’s for all Citizens of Messiah’s Israel Ephesians 2:14-22 Consequently, you (Gentile Believers) are no longer foreigners and aliens, but fellow citizens with God’s people and members of God’s household, built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, with Christ Jesus himself as the chief cornerstone. Let us now learn from and celebrate Purim together knowing each of us are Abraham’s Seed and part of God’s people through marriage to the Jewish Messiah.

5 Key Characters of Purim King Xerxes / Ahasuerus Queen Vashti Haman- The Amalekite Hegai. Mordecai, The Jew (Hadassah) Esther Background Characters God King Saul King Agag and Amalekite King Cyrus and Darius Daniel The Book of Esther is written almost like a Fairy Tale with good and evil characters, sinister plots, ironic twists and happy ending. Or Prime Time TV Those who obey and honor God will be honored by God!

6 NAMEDate B.C.Persian NameBible Name Bible Background Cyrus KoorushCyrus Isaiah 45, Daniel, Ezra 1-3 Cambysses CambujiehAhasruerusEzra 4-6 Pseudo Smerdis 521 Berooyeh Doroughi ArtaxerxesEzra 4:7-23 Darius the Great DarryooshDariusEzra 5,6 Xerxes KhashayarshahAhasurerusEsther 1-10 Artaxerxes I Ardeshier Deraz Dast Artaxerxes Nehemiah , Ezra 7-10 Esther 2:4-7 Now there was in the citadel of Susa a Jew of the tribe of Benjamin, named Mordecai son of Jair, the son of Shimei, the son of Kish, who had been carried into exile from Jerusalem by Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon, among those taken captive with Jehoiachin a king of Judah.

7 Purim Traditions Reading Megillah “Revealing” Book of Esther Eatin Hamentshen Haman’s Hat Fruit Cakes Boo Haman and Cheer Mordecai Decorations, Masks and Costumes

8 Purim is more than a Children’s Holiday it is about Messiah’s historic Battle with Satan through God’s people to bring in His Eternal Kingdom!

9 Divine Intervention- The unseen, un-commanded movement of God in History- Prompting and Working through the Holy Spirit. God will establish His Eternal Kingdom through the Jewish Messiah and Abraham’s Seed. Who will you Honor and which Kingdom will you serve! God will not allow Satan to destroy Israel (Jewish people). Purim foreshadows the Holocaust and birth of Israel God will defeat his enemies and punish the disobedient God will redeem His people. The Feasts are an essential part of God’s plan for witnessing and revealing Messiah’s Kingship to the World. Themes with in the Book of Esther and Purim

10 A Major Theme of Purim: Divine Intervention A Major Theme of Purim: Divine Intervention Book of Esther has no direct mention of God, yet God is the main character. Mordecai infers that another will be raised if Esther does not step up to save the Jess. We must see God’s Devine Intervention in our life circumstances. Let us “reveal the hidden things” of the Anti-Messiah Spirit We have a choice to live in the promises and power of God’s Spirit or to live for honoring our self and our works. Megillat Esther—literally, "revelation of [that which is] hidden").

11 Isaiah 45:12-13 I will raise up Cyrus in my righteousness: I will make all his ways straight. He will rebuild my city and set my exiles free, but not for a price or reward, says the LORD Almighty.” Esther 1:3-5 and in the third year of his reign he, (Xerxes) gave a banquet for all his nobles and officials. For a full 180 days he displayed the vast wealth of his kingdom and the splendor and glory of his majesty Esther 4:14 For if you, (Esther) remain silent at this time, relief and deliverance for the Jews will arise from another place, but you and your father’s family will perish. And who knows but that you have come to royal position for such a time as this?” A Major Theme of Purim: Divine Intervention A Major Theme of Purim: Divine Intervention Whose line did perish?

12 1 Samuel 15:7-17:50 “Tell me,” Saul replied. Samuel said, “Although you were once small in your own eyes, did you not become the head of the tribes of Israel? The Lord anointed you king over Israel. And he sent you on a mission, saying, ‘Go and completely destroy those wicked people, the Amalekites; make war on them until you have wiped them out.’ Why did you not obey the Lord? “But I did obey the Lord,” Saul said. “I went on the mission the Lord assigned me. I completely destroyed the Amalekites and brought back Agag their king. A Major Theme of Purim: Our disobedience to God has consequences! A Major Theme of Purim: Our disobedience to God has consequences! Saul honors King Agag’s value over God’s! Judas also valued his Works over Trust in Jesus

13 Esther 3:5-9 When Haman saw that Mordecai would not kneel down or pay him honor, he was enraged. Yet having learned who Mordecai’s people were, he scorned the idea of killing only Mordecai. Instead Haman looked for a way to destroy all Mordecai’s people, the Jews, throughout the whole kingdom of Xerxes. In the twelfth year of King Xerxes, in the first month, the month of Nisan, they cast the pur (that is, the lot) in the presence of Haman to select a day and month. And the lot fell on the twelfth month, the month of Adar. A Major Theme of Purim: Our disobedience to God has consequences! A Major Theme of Purim: Our disobedience to God has consequences!

14 Mordecai is of Saul’s Tribe Benjamin! Interesting, Very Interesting! Exodus 23:24-25 Do not bow down before their gods or worship them or follow their practices. Matthew 4:8-10 Again, the devil took him (Jesus) to a very high mountain and showed him all the kingdoms of the world and their splendor. “All this I will give you,” he said, “if you will bow down and worship me.” Jesus said to him, “Away from me, Satan! For it is written: ‘Worship the Lord your God, and serve him only.’ A Major Theme of Purim: Who will you Honor, Which Kingdom will you Serve! A Major Theme of Purim: Who will you Honor, Which Kingdom will you Serve!

15 Then Haman said to King Xerxes, “There is a certain people dispersed and scattered among the peoples in all the provinces of your kingdom whose customs are different from those of all other people and who do not obey the king’s laws; it is not in the king’s best interest to tolerate them. If it pleases the king, let a decree be issued to destroy them, and I will put ten thousand talents of silver into the royal treasury for the men who carry out this business.” A Major Theme of Purim: Our disobedience to God has consequences! A Major Theme of Purim: Our disobedience to God has consequences!

16 A Major Theme of Purim: Our disobedience to God has consequences! A Major Theme of Purim: Our disobedience to God has consequences! The Final Solution to the Jewish Question : Die Endlösung der Judenfrage) refers to the German Nazis' plan to engage in systematic genocide against the European Jewish population during World War RAFSANJANI SAYS MUSLIMS SHOULD USE NUCLEAR WEAPON AGAINST ISRAEL TEHRAN 14 Dec. (IPS) One of Iran’s most influential ruling cleric called Friday on the Muslim states to use nuclear weapon against Israel, assuring them that while such an attack would annihilate Israel, it would cost them "damages only". Satan, “ I will give you wealth & oil if only you will allow me to destroy the Jews!”

17 Satan’s Goal To Destroy Humanity by Destroying Messiah: 1.Killing humanity through sin leading to death. 2.Tempting Israel to bow down to other Gods. 3.Killing the unborn Jesus by annihilating Israel. 4.Killing the baby Jesus. 5.Killing the human Jesus on the Cross. 6.Killing Israel’s eternal life by keeping them from faith in Messiah! 7.Cursing the Church by keeping them from Abraham’s blessings through Anti-Semitism, Replacement Theology and Extermination. A Major Theme of Purim: God will not allow Satan to destroy the Jewish people. A Major Theme of Purim: God will not allow Satan to destroy the Jewish people.

18 Esther 8:16-9:1 For the Jews it was a time of happiness and joy, gladness and honor. And many people of other nationalities became Jews because fear of the Jews had seized them. On the thirteenth day of the twelfth month, the month of Adar, the edict commanded by the king was to be carried out. On this day the enemies of the Jews had hoped to overpower them, but now the tables were turned and the Jews got the upper hand over those who hated them. A Major Theme of Purim: God’s Feasts are for Witnessing, as well as Remembering and Honoring God. A Major Theme of Purim: God’s Feasts are for Witnessing, as well as Remembering and Honoring God. God’s Faithfulness to Israel is Faithfulness to all of Abraham’s Seed

19 Esther 9:12-13 The king said to Queen Esther, “The Jews have killed and destroyed five hundred men and the ten sons of Haman in the citadel of Susa… and let Haman’s ten sons be hanged on gallows.” Esther 9:26-28 Therefore these days were called Purim, from the word pur. the Jews took it upon themselves to establish the custom that they and their descendants and all who join them should without fail observe these two days every year, in the way prescribed and at the time appointed. … And these days of Purim should never cease to be celebrated by the Jews, nor should the memory of them die out among their descendants. A Major Theme of Purim: God will not allow Satan to destroy the Jewish people. A Major Theme of Purim: God will not allow Satan to destroy the Jewish people.

20 Sabbath Passover Shavuot-Pentecost Feast of Trumpets Day of Atonement Feast of Tabernacles Lord’s Supper Nativity- Christmas Resurrection- Easter Purim Chanukah- Feast of Dedication Holocaust Day of Remembrance Purim gives credibility to God’s divine hand in non-commanded Holidays and Feasts of the New Testament and those of the Old Testament A Major Theme of Purim: The Feasts, Holiday’s and often the Traditions of Israel and the Church are Inspired for God’s Purposes A Major Theme of Purim: The Feasts, Holiday’s and often the Traditions of Israel and the Church are Inspired for God’s Purposes

21 Abraham Isaac Jacob Joseph Moses King David Daniel Macabees Judges Esther and Mordecai Chaldeans Canaanites Egyptians Babylonian Persian Greek Roman Messiah’s Kingdom A Major Theme of Purim: God’s Eternal Kingdom will come through the Jews and God will raise up a Jewish Messiah who will be King! A Major Theme of Purim: God’s Eternal Kingdom will come through the Jews and God will raise up a Jewish Messiah who will be King!

22 Genesis 41:41-46 Joseph in Charge of Egypt So Pharaoh said to Joseph, “I hereby put you in charge of the whole land of Egypt.” Then Pharaoh took his signet ring from his finger and put it on Joseph’s finger. He dressed him in robes of fine linen and put a gold chain around his neck. Exodus 1:8-14: Then a new king, who did not know about Joseph, came to power in Egypt. “Look,” he said to his people, “the Israelites have become much too numerous for us. Come, we must deal shrewdly with them.. A Major Theme of Purim: God’s Eternal Kingdom will come through the Jews and God will raise up a Jewish Messiah who will be King! A Major Theme of Purim: God’s Eternal Kingdom will come through the Jews and God will raise up a Jewish Messiah who will be King!

23 A Major Theme of Purim: God’s Eternal Kingdom will come through the Jews and God will raise up a Jewish Messiah who will be King! A Major Theme of Purim: God’s Eternal Kingdom will come through the Jews and God will raise up a Jewish Messiah who will be King! Daniel 2:45-46 Then King Nebuchadnezzar fell prostrate before Daniel and paid him honor and ordered that an offering and incense be presented to him. Daniel 6:12-15 So they went to the king (Darius) and spoke to him about his royal decree: “Did you not publish a decree that during the next thirty days anyone who prays to any god or man except to you, O king, would be thrown into the lions’ den?” The king answered, “The decree stands—in accordance with the laws of the Medes and Persians, which cannot be repealed.” 13 Then they said to the king, “Daniel, who is one of the exiles from Judah, pays no attention to you, O king, or to the decree you put in writing.

24 A Major Theme of Purim: God’s Eternal Kingdom will come through the Jews and God will raise up a Jewish Messiah who will be King! A Major Theme of Purim: God’s Eternal Kingdom will come through the Jews and God will raise up a Jewish Messiah who will be King! Daniel 6:25-27 Then King Darius wrote to all the peoples, nations and men of every language throughout the land: “May you prosper greatly! “I issue a decree that in every part of my kingdom people must fear and reverence the God of Daniel. “For he is the living God and he endures forever; his kingdom will not be destroyed, his dominion will never end. He rescues and he saves; he performs signs and wonders in the heavens and on the earth. He has rescued Daniel from the power of the lions.”

25 Esther 8:15-17 Mordecai left the king’s presence wearing royal garments of blue and white, a large crown of gold and a purple robe of fine linen. And the city of Susa held a joyous celebration. For the Jews it was a time of happiness and joy, gladness and honor. Esther 10:1-3 Mordecai the Jew was second in rank to King Xerxes, preeminent among the Jews, and held in high esteem by his many fellow Jews, because he worked for the good of his people and spoke up for the welfare of all the Jews. A Major Theme of Purim: God’s Eternal Kingdom will come through the Jews and God will raise up a Jewish Messiah who will be King! A Major Theme of Purim: God’s Eternal Kingdom will come through the Jews and God will raise up a Jewish Messiah who will be King!

26 Hebrews 2:9 But we see Jesus, who was made a little lower than the angels, now crowned with glory and honor A Major Theme of Purim: God’s Eternal Kingdom will come through the Jews and God will raise up a Jewish Messiah who will be King! A Major Theme of Purim: God’s Eternal Kingdom will come through the Jews and God will raise up a Jewish Messiah who will be King! Revelation 20:5-7 Blessed and holy are those who have part in the first resurrection. The second death has no power over them, but they will be priests of God and of Christ and will reign with him for a thousand years.


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