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2014 FEAST OF TABERNACLES

December 27th, 2012 by Dennis Martin

    IT IS GETTING LATE TO MAKE RESERVATIONS AT LAKE MURRAY STATE PARK LODGE for 2014 Feast of Tabernacles

09/28/2014 – updated 2014 Feast of Tabernacles Info

The Congregation of YHWH, Irving, TX will again be hosting a Feast site at Lake Murray State Park 3 miles southeast of Ardmore, Oklahoma.

We have reserved Group Camp #1 from 2:00 pm October 6, 2014 thru 10:00 am October 16, 2014.

The 8 Day Feast of Tabernacles begins at sunset on Tuesday October 7, 2014 and will end at sunset on Wednesday October 15, 2013.

We will break camp by 10:00 AM on Thursday October 16, 2014.

Reservations at Lake Murray State Park Lodge and Cabins will become difficult at best as we get closer to the beginning of the Feast of Tabernacles. All reservations should be made AS SOON AS POSSIBLE to insure your best choice. The Congregation of YHWH, Irving, TX has no contractual agreements for any of the available rental units. All reservations are the responsibility of the individual making them.

For additional info:

ADDITIONAL UPDATES,

ADDITIONAL ACCOMODATIONS,

GROUP CAMP #1 & #2 Slideshow

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LINKS TO ONLINE ARTICLES

August 1st, 2011 by Dennis Martin

Broken Link to Traditions of The Elders repaired 12-31-12

07/24/11 Link: … IS YAHSHUA THE PASSOVER LAMB?…

Have you ever heard your Savior referred to as the Passover lamb? Yet, there are assemblies that teach that very seriously. They have built doctrines – and even religions – around that idea. Do other Scriptures truly support their doctrines?
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07/18/10 Link: …FRINGES – TASSELS – PHYLACTERIES – TEPHILLIN…

What do people mean when they refer to fringes and/or tassels? What do the Scriptures say about them? What is their purpose? Another word used today is “tallit”. Does it appear in the Scriptures? What does Yahweh expect of us today?
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07/18/10 Link: …HAIR-BEARD-HEADCOVERING-KIPPAH-YARMULKE…

Questions have arisen from time to time about the proper length of men’s hair and whether or not it is necessary for them to maintain a beard. Can a man have long hair? What about shaving the head? If Yahweh expects a beard, can it be trimmed? Or is it to grow without cutting? What about the long side curls seen on some Orthodox Jews? Are those from Scripture?
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Posted 06/22/10 Link: …DOES YAHWEH EXPECT US TO KEEP KOSHER?…

A few years ago, a group of ladies had a study at the Feast of Tabernacles about clean and unclean foods. They had come across a listing of foods and food products, divided into categories, with notations as to whether the items were clean or unclean, based on Leviticus 11 and Deuteronomy 14:3-21. In many cases, the listing named what the added unclean ingredient was. By the end, it was suggested that if an item was labeled “kosher,” then buyers could be assured that those items were clean.
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Posted 05/31/10 Link: …PENTECOST – FEAST OF WEEKS…

Pentecost, as it is called in the New Testament, has several different names, among them Shavuot and Feast of Weeks. Why does this day have several names? Should we be observing it today? If so, how?
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Posted 04/02/10 Link: …IS DANCE COMMANDED IN THE ASSEMBLY?…

Over the last few years, there have been numerous questions regarding dance within the assembly. Some feel that the “sacred dance” or “Davidic dance” should be a part of our worship. Comments are made on how wonderful it is to be free to express themselves to Yahweh in a dance. Hours can be spent in teaching and learning the dances. Often there is more time spent there than in the actual worship of Yahweh; of studying His word; in dialogue discussing His Word and learning what He expects of us.
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Posted 04/02/10 Link: …SANCTITY OF THE SABBATH…

Yahweh’s Sabbath has been observed for thousands of years. His Sabbath is observed on the seventh day of the week, not on the first day. (For an explanation of why it is the seventh day of the week and not Sunday as Christianity teaches, please see our article titled “Yahweh’s Sabbath.”)
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Posted 04/02/10 Link: …PURIM – Biblical or Secular Holiday?…

It has been observed that many Sabbatarian congregations and Sacred Names assemblies have been able to discern the pagan origins of Christian holy days. But there appears to be blindness when it comes to purely Jewish/Judaic holy days and festivals. Referring, in other words, those days which are considered holy or required by Jewish or Judaic custom and not found among the commandments of Yahweh. One of these is Purim, so let’s take a look at it and then see what Yahweh has to say.
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Posted 04/02/10 Link: …REPENTANCE AND IMMERSION BAPTISM…

When people start attending church and seeking their Creator, one of the first things they wonder about is baptism. It is a rite of most churches and expected of all members. But what is it? Why is it done? What is the purpose? What does it mean? Are there requirements to be met first? Are there precedents of it in the Old Testament?
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Posted 04/02/10 Link: …SEDER – BIBLICAL or SECULAR ORIGINS?…

Most people who hear the word “Passover” know where it came from – from Exodus 12 when Yahweh was preparing for Moses to lead His people out of the land of Egypt. They have heard the story of Moses and the children of Israel.

Many of those same people assume that Judaism’s Passover/Seder of today is the same thing that was given in Scripture. But is that true?
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Posted 04/02/10 Link: …PASSOVER ~OLD COVENANT – NEW COVENANT~…

Have you ever noticed that different groups observe the Passover at different times? Sometimes a month or so apart? And they don’t necessarily do it at the same time as the Jews. Other churches observe what they call the Lord’s Supper as often as monthly. How do you know when the right time is? Is it observed with unleavened bread and wine? Or crackers and grape juice? Or with a Seder meal? What about the Night to be Much Observed? Is that a separate celebration? A different evening? How does it fit into the scheme of things? So, who is right? They can’t all be. We will look at some of these points, but by no means will all questions be answered.
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Posted 04/02/10 Link: …EASTER – A RELIGIOUS COUNTERFEIT!…

Each spring millions of people worldwide buy their new clothes and Easter bonnets, decorate eggs for the children to hunt, and attend Easter sunrise services. They believe they are worshipping the resurrection of their Messiah. Some even look at it as a melding of the resurrection with the Jewish Passover. Is this the truth? Is any of it true? Or are some of these items a counterfeit for the truth?
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Posted 01/14/10 Link: …MARDI GRAS – LENT – ASH WEDNESDAY – PALM SUNDAY – HOLY WEEK…

Everyone seems to love a party – a chance to have a good time and be a part of an event. Otherwise, why would such big crowds make annual visits to Mardi Gras in New Orleans or Carnival in Rio de Janiero, two locations famous for big carnivals and gatherings. Those are big, crowded, noisy parties with food, drink, costumes and parades. Sounds like lots of fun, doesn’t it? But exactly what is it? Why don’t all people celebrate like this? Is it something we, as Yahweh’s people, should be doing? Is this supposed to be a fun time? Or is there a more serious background behind these ideas and customs?……
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Posted 01/14/10 link: …IS SATAN ATTACKING YOU?…

“Boy, Satan is really out to get me!”Have you ever heard anyone make that statement? Or maybe “The devil really has it in for me!”Sometimes that is the belief when life events go badly – people attribute all their troubles to Satan. But when things go well, then Yahweh is blessing them. Are those two contrasts really a fact? Can all events be due to either Satan or Yahweh? Or is there more to it than that?
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Posted 01/14/10 Link: …VALENTINES…
As with many of the holidays, the interest and observance have grown each year and are becoming more and more important in the lives of people. As a child, I exchanged valentines with my classmates and we had a small party with cookies, candy and punch. That was it. It was not commercialized as it is today. But now the adults are involved as well. Many a man has gotten in trouble with his sweetheart because he forgot. She always expects roses or candy or a nice gift – as proof of his love. Sounds rather self-centered and selfish, doesn’t it?
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2013-22 Calendar Card2013-22 Holy Day Calendar Card

Posted:12/31/12
…INFO – 2013 Feast of Tabernacles October 19-26, 2013 at Lake Murray State Park Group Camp # 2 – Ardmore, Oklahoma …
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Posted 06/04/09 Link : …WHICH BIBLICAL FESTIVAL CALENDAR DO YOU CHOOSE TO FOLLOW?…

Many have come through churches which insisted on, and continue to use, the Hebrew (or Jewish) calendar, and will consider nothing else. Before forging ahead, let’s take a little time to look at the Hillel II Jewish Calendar and see if that is the one we wish to pursue. How well does it meet with Scriptures? After all, Scripture is the basis of what we are doing.
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Posted 06/04/09 Link : …WHERE ON EARTH IS THE PLACE OF SAFETY?…

In the 1960’s there was a church organization that taught about a place of safety where its believers would be hidden. It was said that the church would flee there to be protected from the events bringing about the end of the world, especially as described in the book of Revelation. Once that was all over, the place of safety would be left behind. The church would emerge to help lead the survivors in rebuilding and teaching the way of truth.
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Posted 04/17/09 Link: …TRADITIONS OF THE ELDERS…
Broken Link repaired 12/31/12
Too many today come into Yahweh’s congregation, but are not totally satisfied. They begin to look for something more because they feel something is missing and that the congregation is not doing enough. After a while, some begin to take a look at Judaism for the way to worship Yahweh. After all, doesn’t Judaism teach the law? The truth? Judaism claims the law was given to them; they have passed it down through generations and continue as the “Chosen People.” People often turn there because they like the rituals and the “feeling” they get as they work through those customs and traditions.

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Mp3 Audio Files

August 1st, 2011 by Dennis Martin

You can now listen to Mp3 recordings of the Congregation of YHWH, Irving, Texas weekly Bible Studies and Sermons.

I finally was able to put together the first Mp3 files and upload them to our website server. I will add more as time permits.

Link :

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Feast of Tabernacles 2008 Revisited

November 28th, 2008 by Administrator

This year was a challenge and a joy with the new tent of meeting our congregation used to make this a more memorable Feast and ever closer to what Yahweh intended as a reminder of how the Israelites lived for 40 years. Though we may not make use of the tent every year, we will not give up trying to follow Yahweh’s commands and what He wants for us to learn and understand, all while rejoicing before Him.

Below is a photo album from this past Feast of Tabernacles 2008 held in Lake Texoma State Park in Oklahoma.

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Congregation Calendar

December 6th, 2007 by Administrator

Added to the menu on the left is the Local Calendar for our congregation. In addition to having the Holy Days, it will contain the speaking schedule and any other events specific to our local group.

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Feast of Tabernacles 2007 Revisited

November 16th, 2007 by Administrator

This year, as we say every year, was the best Feast ever! In fact, we are already on the ground running to make next year even more memorable and uplifting than before. To give you an idea of the activities and atmosphere of our festival, below is an online photo slideshow from this year’s Feast. Enjoy and hope to see you there next year!

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A Korean Resource

April 28th, 2007 by Administrator

One of the members of our congregation, Hyon Treat, has been managing her own website for getting the word out about Yahweh and Yahshua to her home country of South Korea. The website, WhoIsYah.com, is a Korean language website containing many resources including most of the booklets available on this website translated to Korean. She notes that she is working on translating the scriptures into Korean as most versions available in Korean are translations of translations and are much more biased than their English counterparts. Thus, she works to provide a translation from the Greek to Korean of the New Testament in as pure a form as possible. It really is a fantastic work and this is website is what she spends her time on each day. So, if you are Korean, or know someone who is, who wishes to see our material in Korean, please refer to her website.

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Hymnal MP3s

January 27th, 2007 by Administrator

We’ve added a new section, “Worship”, with its first subsection containing MP3 files of a few of the songs from our hymnal performed by our local congregation in Irving, TX. Please feel free to download any of these and use them in your own personal or group worship.

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Outreach Requests

July 2nd, 2006 by Administrator

As the migration of the website continues, more pages from the previous version are finding their way to the new website. In this case, the Audio/Video section listed in the menu on the right is now available for use.

Note that we no longer offer audio cassettes, only CDs and DVDs for new requests. Please let us know if you have any issues with using the request form. Thanks!

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Once again… a Renewed Look

June 4th, 2006 by Administrator

We’re moving the website to a local hosting service that allows us to grow and more easily maintain the website. You will notice many changes from the original site and we will be expanding this as we go. Right now, much of the “Pages” you see listed on the right are empty, but will be updated with content as we make this transition.

The home page will now be using blogging software to provide most of the basic announcements you would normally expect to see in the Forum under Announcements. We will continue to post in both places, but this page will be more up-to-date than the forum section since we will also include messages from the Pastor and other members.

We hope you enjoy the changes and feel free to register to leave comments to the posts on the forum (though we do allow for you to register and make comments to each of the blog posts, we do prefer you use the forum for regular communications and questions).

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