Yom Kippur was the one day in the year that the Cohen HaGadol (High Priest) could enter the Holy of Holies in order to make atonement for the nation of Israel.
During these Days of Awe, we repent of our sins of the past year, ever mindful that God is a righteous judge; all His ways are just and true. He will reward the righteous and not allow the wicked to go unpunished.
Today is one of the holiest days of the Jewish year: Rosh HaShanah (Head of the Year)—the beginning of the Jewish year 5780. Shana Tova! Happy Jewish New Year 5780!
Worship in God’s Dwelling Place, Free to Choose Good. God gave the Scriptures to us as a guide so we know what is good and what is evil; nevertheless, it is up to each of us to either live according to God’s Word by accepting the good and rejecting the evil or to live according to the dictates of our own heart and the current cultural perspective or worldview.
his own bitter marital experiences, becomes more clear to Hosea, he records it from the perspective of his later years. Understanding that his own relationship to Gomer parallels the relationship between Yahweh and Israel, he realizes that Yahweh used this lesson to communicate his will and purpose to those who claim to be his people. From this point of view, we can understand Hosea’s statement that Yahweh instructed him to marry an adulterous woman and later directed him to make provisions for her moral restoration.