THE LOVE FEAST OF PURIM

The Biblical Feast of Purim begins sundown on Thursday, February 25, 2021 and goes for two days. On the Hebrew Calendar, Purim is celebrated on the 14th day of Adar, which is the day that God’s people arose victorious against the loathsome Haman. However, due to the fighting lasting for two days, Shushan Purim is celebrated on the 15th of Adar.

Traditionally, Hebrews have celebrated Purim by remembering the miracles of Purim through four blessings:

[1] God’s people honor the appointed time of Purim as directed in the Scriptures: “Therefore, they called these days ‘Purim’ from the word ‘pur.’ Therefore, because of all that was written in this letter, and because of what they had seen concerning this, and what has happened to them, the Jews confirmed and undertook upon themselves, and their posterity, and upon all who might join them, without fail, to observe these two days, in their prescribed manner, and in their proper time each year.  And these days should be remembered and celebrated every generation, every family, every province, and every city; and these days of Purim should never cease among the Jews, nor shall their remembrance perish from their descendants” (Esther 9:26-28 Tanach).

[2] God’s people performing acts of kindness: “As the days on which the Jews gained relief from their enemies, and the month that had been turned about for them from one of sorrow to gladness, and sending delicacies to one another, and gifts to the poor” (Esther 9:22 Tanach).

[3] God’s people hear the reading of the entire Book of Esther (Megillah of Esther).

[4] God’s people enjoying a special Purim meal together.

We are told in the Midrash Esther – the commentary about the Book of Esther – that Purim will even be celebrated after the final redemption after the End of Days, because God’s incredible and faithful deliverance of His people will be magnified in the cataclysmic events that leads to the establishment of the Messiah’s Kingdom. In fact, the Second Coming of Messiah Yeshua will be regarded as the final Purim. The Hebrew Sage Maimonides says that the Book of Esther with enjoy the same status as the fives book of the Torah (Books of Moses) in the world to come (Mishneh Torah, Megillah).

We will soon go into how Purim is not only a Biblical Feast, but also a Bridal Feast, as gloriously demonstrated by Queen Esther herself. This is the primary reason why I call Purim a Love Feast.

For now, let us focus on how God’s love and purposes joined forces with faithful Queen Esther and those with her to overrule the forces of evil trying to annihilate them. God’s great and sovereign love is all of our hope in these dark end of days. Always remember that Scripture repeatedly articulates that those whose trust in God will be saved. The Sweet Singer of Israel – King David – especially embodied this reality:

“Kiss the Son, lest He be angry, and you perish in the way, when His wrath is kindled but a little. Blessed are all those who put their trust in Him” (Psalms 2:12 NKJV).

“But let all those rejoice who put their trust in You; let them ever shout for joy, because You defend them; let those also who love Your name be joyful in You” (Psalms 5:11 NKJV).


“O LORD my God, in You I put my trust; save me from all those who persecute me; and deliver me” (Psalms 7:1b NKJV).

“And those who know Your Name will put their trust in You; for You, LORD, have not forsaken those who seek You” (Psalms 9:10 NKJV).

“Preserve me, O God, for in You I put my trust” (Psalms 16:1b NKJV).

“Show Your marvelous loving kindness by Your right hand, O You who save those who trust in You from those who rise up against them” (Psalms 17:7 NKJV).

“The LORD is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer; My God, my strength in whom I will trust; my shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold. I will call upon the LORD, who is worthy to be praised; so shall I be saved from my enemies. … As for God, His way is perfect; the word of the LORD is proven; He is a shield to all who trust in Him” (Psalms 18:2-3,30 NKJV).

You get the idea. And that is just the first eighteen chapters of the Book of Psalms. The lives of Queen Esther and King David hold many keys for us in this hour of great need. Study them and press into the Most High God that saves those who trust in Him.

Give em heaven!!!

Robin Main

www.sapphirethroneministries.com  www.santa-tizing.com  www.mysticmentoring.com.

Written February 22, 2021 – Sapphire Throne Ministries – Robin Main. Copyrighted – If you are going to copy this, please copy it right by giving attributions to this source. Blessings!

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PURIM – THE FEAST OF DELIVERANCE

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Purim celebrates the events in the Book of Esther. We get the name “Purim” from Haman having cast lots (purim) to determine the day on which to destroy the Jews.

Today, another PURIM DELIVERANCE is in the works. Before we go into those details, please know that when I sought the LORD about celebrating the Biblical Feasts of YHVH in His Kingdom, I heard a zinger one-liner: “Just as the Spirit of the Living God has seven flows that manifests in nine fruits and gifts, so do the Feasts of the Lord.” There are nine Bridal Feasts if we include the whole council of the Word of God.

Even though Chanukah and Purim are considered to be minor, commemorative feasts for most people who celebrate these feasts, the sons of the Living God, who restore all things, will go to the elevated state and place that resonates at the frequency of God’s Word. Always remember that Yeshua (Jesus) is called the Word of God (Rev 19:13).

It is written in John 5 that Yeshua went up to Jerusalem for an unnamed feast. According to Lambert Dolphin’s research on what feast this was, the only feast that the Apostle John could be referring to is Purim, since this feast fell on the Sabbath (John 5:9). This was the only feast to fall on the Sabbath between the years of 25-35 CE – Purim in 28 CE. It would be just like the Most High God to intentionally hide the name of this feast to parallel how the Name of the LORD was likewise deliberately left out (hidden in) of the Book of Esther.

According to the Hebrew Sages, any day that is marked by special deliverance by the LORD can be called a “Purim.” Even the eternal deliverance bought for us with Yeshua’s death on the cross, is foreshadowed by the Day of Atonement (i.e. Yom Kippur). In the Tanakh, Yom Kippurim can be read as Yom Ke-Purim – a “day like Purim,” which will always be the greatest Purim of all.

Even though Purim is a fun-filled feast that rejoices over God’s Great Incredible Grace through His Divine Deliverance in times past, there is a prophetic dimension to be fulfilled during the Seventh Day on God’s Calendar (2 Peter 3:8). Recall this unnamed feast of an unnamed God was celebrated on the Sabbath in John 5.

“Then Paul stood in the midst of Mars’ hill [war], and said, Men of Athens, I perceive that in all things you are very religious; for as I was passing through and considering the objects of your worship, I even found an altar with this inscription: TO THE UNKNOWN GOD. Therefore, the One whom you worship without knowing, Him I proclaim to you: God, who made the world and everything in it, since He is Lord of heaven and earth, does not dwell in temples made with hands. Nor is He worshiped with men’s hands, as though He needed anything, since He gives to all life, breath, and all things. And He has made from one blood every nation of men to dwell on all the face of the earth, and has determined their pre-appointed times and the boundaries of their dwellings, so that they should seek the Lord, in the hope that they might grope for Him and find Him, though He is not far from each one of us; for in Him we live and move and have our being, as also some of your own poets have said, ‘For we are also His offspring.’ “ (Acts 17:22-28).

According to the Midrash Esther, Purim is said to be celebrated even after the final redemption in the End of Days, because there is a deliverance that only the hand of God can provide that will lead to the establishment of the Messianic Kingdom upon the earth. The Anti-Messiah is clearly a type of Haman who desires to eliminate all of God’s people both Jew and Gentile alike. The “man of sin” or the Messiah of Evil (2 Thess 2:3) wants to provide the ultimate “Final Solution.” Even now, the label “Hitler” is thrown around casually and frequently.

Just as Haman’s plans to destroy our Jewish brethren boomeranged upon him where he hung on his own gallows, so will this Anti-Messiah (i.e. Anti-Christ) as the Corporate Bride of Christ (i.e. Queen Esther) goes before Her Husband and King to ask that Her people be spared.

We all have a part in this Kingdom Day in His-Story. The Spirit of Haman wants to destroy all of God’s people and the Spirit of the Living God wants to set them free. For such a time as this, may His Bride arise and Her enemies be scattered. Let the Bride’s enemy(s) be hung on his own gallows as the King of Kings decrees.

Happy Purim!

~ Robin Main

www.sapphirethroneministries.com
www.santa-tizing.com
www.mysticmentoring.com

Written March 23, 2016 – Sapphire Throne Ministries – Robin Main. Copyrighted – If you are going to copy this, please copy it right by giving attributions to this source. Blessings!

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 MEL GEL Study Guide book => https://www.amazon.com/dp/0578188538/

• MEL GEL Study Guide: Volume 2 book => https://www.amazon.com/dp/0998598232/

• Set of Hebrew Living Letter Flash Cards => https://www.sapphirethroneministries.com/flashcards

• Blazing New Wine of Hanukkah: Bridal Restoration of DNA book => https://www.amazon.com/Blazing-New-Wine-Hanukkah-Understanding-ebook/dp/B010MHNZMK/

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