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Mary Fairchild

Hanukkah: The Feast of Dedication

By December 7, 2012

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The Feast of Dedication or Hanukkah, is a Jewish holiday also known as the Festival of Lights. It begins at sundown tomorrow, December 8, and lasts for eight days.

Feast of Dedication
This resource takes a look at the Feast of Dedication from a Christian perspective, explaining its biblical basis, traditional observances, seasons, facts, and an interesting section revealing the fulfillment of the Messiah, Jesus Christ, through the feast.

Although the story of Hanukkah is not recorded in the canonical books of the Bible, the Feast of Dedication is mentioned in the New Testament Gospel of John (John 10:22). The miraculous account of the Maccabees' victory and re-dedication of the Temple is recorded in the First Book of Maccabees, which is part of the Apocrypha.

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December 7, 2012 at 12:31 pm
(1) RJ says:

I would have liked to see a link to ‘how Jesus fulfilled Haunikah’ as mentioned before the link ‘Jesus Christ’
In the article.

December 13, 2012 at 9:54 am
(2) Jay says:

RJ, Jesus’ fulfillment WAS talked about at the end of the article.
Click on “The Feast of Dedication” link and read on until the end.
Good stuff Mary . . . thanks !!!

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