e-News 11/8/2019

E-news 11-8-2019
Control Room Gets Makeover for Enhanced Operating
We are remodeling the control room used for video programs and live Sabbath service broadcasting. The renovation will give our faithful volunteer technicians better ease and efficiency in operating the many electronics packed into the small space. Along with these improvements we plan to resume producing Discover the Truth programs and create more videos for 24-hour broadcasting on the YRM Network. Stay tuned for exciting news in future reports.

Last Days Revival in Progress
As the world sinks deeper into secularism we see a corresponding rise of interest in the Truth coming from nominal worship. An online blog reported that an Assembly of God pastor said most of his congregation began keeping the Sabbath and Feasts. “Apparently there are a number of AoG congregations that have begun to take all of G-d’s Word seriously,” the blog noted, including 100 Southern Baptist missionaries who “walk as Messiah did, keeping Sabbath, eating clean and keeping Feasts,” including several pastors who made the switch in the last year. Now if they would just complete their calling and worship in Yahweh’s personal Name!
TEST YOUR TUTELAGE
Who was Moses’ undertaker?

A. Aaron

B. Yahweh

C. Michael the archangel

D. High priest

The death and burial of Moses is unique in Scripture. Because of his sin at the waters of Meribah Kadesh, Moses was allowed only to gaze at the Promised Land but could not enter it, Numbers 20:12. There on Mt. Nebo he died and Yahweh buried him somewhere in a secret location in a valley of Moab, Deuteronomy 34:5-6. Because of Israel’s penchant for idolatry, this was probably to keep them from making his gravesite a shrine. Curiously, Satan disputed with the archangel Michael over the body of Moses, Jude 1:9. Speculation swirls over the nature of the contention. The context indicates that Satan may have been accusing Moses, saying that because of sin Moses did not deserve a kingdom position, let alone to enter the Canaan. Satan is the accuser of the brethren, Rev. 12:10. But Psalm 116:15 says, “Precious in the sight of Yahweh is the death of his saints.”

Answer: B

E-news 11/1/2019

E-news 11-1-2019
A Pivotal Key to Truth
Two of the most profound themes running through both testaments are the twin metaphors of firstfruits and firstborn. They speak to many key truths and guide us in understanding Yahweh’s design for this world and salvation. Firstfruits and the firstborn are instrumental in: family inheritances in both Old and New testaments, the biblical calendar and Feast days, Yahshua’s parables, and salvational rewards, to name some of the ways they impact truth. We are working on a booklet and possible Discover the Truth program digging deep into this commonly overlooked teaching that Yahweh gave us to explain His plan and purpose for His people. Your eyes will open to a new and greater understanding when you realize the significance of firstfruits in your walk in Truth and your salvation.
Ed Hayes Passes at 87
With sadness we report that Bro. Ed Hayes of Lincoln, Arkansas, passed away October 30. He was
 a long-time Sacred Name believer and teacher in northern Arkansas. He leaves his wife Flora, four children and a brother. More information and funeral time can be
 found Here>>

Turn Clocks Back One Hour
Don’t forget that Daylight Savings Time ends this Sunday. Enjoy an extra hour of sleep!

TEST YOUR TUTELAGE
What is missing from the Apostle’s Paul’s salutations in his letters to the different assemblies?

A. Reference to the Holy Spirit
B. Yahweh’s Name
C. Yahshua’s Name
D. None of the above

Not once does Paul refer to the Holy Spirit in his salutations to the different assemblies. As noted in the Restoration Study Bible (1Thess. 1:1), “It is common for salutations in the NT to include the Father and Son. Not once, however, is the Holy Spirit mentioned in conjunction with the Father and Son….” This conscious exclusion offers additional verification that the Holy Spirit is not part of a triune majesty, but is the ruach power of our Father and His Son.

Answer: A

e-News 10/25/19

e-News 10/25/19

September-October Magazine in the Mail
The September-October Restoration Times (RT) was mailed this week. The issue examines the fascinating subject of angels in a first of a two-part article revealing where they came from, what they look like, their nature, what they do, and what they know. This latest issue also covers five principles of effective Bible study, the origin of Halloween, and a sneak preview of the new and improved Topical Reference for the Fourth edition of the Restoration Study Bible. As with virtually all of our literature, you can read this RT issue online at: https://yrm.org/restoration-times-sept-oct-2019/

Restoration Study Bible Nearing Final Production Phases
We are planning a mass review and proofreading of the Fourth Edition Restoration Study Bible. This new edition will have several expanded features and new covers to choose from. We also will have the outreach edition back in supply, which is always in high demand. Of all our outreach efforts and programs, the popular Bible has had a great impact on the Truth. Through the footnotes as well as utilizing Strong’s dictionaries at the back of the Bible, we have focused on clearing up many issues Bible students have typically had. Many of the questions we deal with weekly are answered in the RSB.

TEST YOUR TUTELAGE
Who was known by Yahweh in the womb?
A. David
B. Jeremiah
C. Paul
D. All of the above

David (Ps. 71:6), Jeremiah (Jer. 1:5), John the Baptist (Luke 1:15), and Paul (Gal. 1:15) were all known by Yahweh in the womb. This confirms that life begins at conception and that abortion is murder.
Correct: D

Many find it easier to pray for forgiveness than to fight temptation.

e-News 10/18/2019

New ‘Memories’ Video of the Feast of Tabernacles 2019
We have now posted video comments from some Feast attendees at the Holts Summit Feast of Tabernacles 2019. Impressions of those who came are inspiring and we pray will motivate others to make the commitment to Yahweh by observing His commanded Feasts. Vacationing with the brethren at Yahweh’s Feasts cannot compare with anything out in the world. As you enjoy the time of your life, take in the blessings that Yahweh has for you and your family. Discover eye-opening Truth that leads to salvation in a Kingdom-like atmosphere. Come and grow spiritually in the fellowship that can only be found among those of like faith. Check it out here>>

Unleavened Recipes Needed for 2020
With the Feasts of 2019 now past, we look forward to the Abib observances of 2020. Two of the sisters at Holts Summit have recognized the need for a booklet with good recipes for the Feast of Unleavened Bread. They have collected a few but need many more. If you have any you have used and found to be good, please send them in! The more they collect the better the recipe book will be. Postal mail or email them to: mail@yrm.org

TEST YOUR TUTELAGE
What was the first infraction recorded in the Bible?

A – Touching of the forbidden fruit
B – Eating the forbidden fruit
C – Adding to the law
D – Nudity

In Eve’s conversation with the serpent, she declares that she was not allowed to touch the forbidden fruit (Gen 3:3). Yet no such command is recorded anywhere. Upon touching it, and seeing that nothing bad happen, she was likely emboldened to go the next step and eat it. It is not clear whether Eve created this command about touching the fruit, on the spot, or whether Adam instructed her in this way in order to put a hedge about the true command, which was simply to not eat of it (Gen 2:17). When people add to Yahweh’s law, it always creates false expectations and unseen consequences.

Answer: (C).

The wages of sin are always paid.

e-News 10/11/2019

Our memories of the Feast of Tabernacles 2019 (FOT) remain vivid, owing to the many blessings all the way around. Brethren and others came for the right reasons, to worship and serve Yahweh, which made all the difference.

Attendees came from all four ends of the U.S. in faithful obedience to Yahweh’s call to keep the seventh-month Feast. A great blessing was that our Feast facilities neared maximum capacity—a good problem to have! The most obvious need is an expansion of our parking areas. More than 65 vehicles at times vied for limited space, which we plan to remedy in the future. We also will add lights to our parking lot, which have been awaiting installation for several years.

Also included in the blessings were a total of 15 baptisms right before, during and immediately after the Feast. Those immersed traveled from their home states of Florida, California and Long Island, N.Y., to seek a new walk in Messiah. Eight of the newly immersed were welcomed into the Body at the Feast.

A popular new addition to the facility at Holts Summit was an amphitheater built by local brethren and begun only three weeks before Tabernacles. Complete with lights, sound system, ceiling fans, and two side storage rooms, it served well as a gathering for outdoor music, the Western Day, and movie night. At other times of the year it will be used as a garage for the ministry vehicle as well as storage, which we have needed for many years.

The commercial Hobart dishwasher was a real time saver for the ladies, who were happy to have had it ready for the Feast. The kitchen remodeling continues and we thank those who contributed toward this project.

Yet another addition for future Feasts is a used Snoopy bounce house just purchased locally. The little ones should have a great time bouncing off energy as Snoopy nods up and down with their movements.

We pray you will be making plans now to keep Yahweh’s commanded days in 2020. Don’t let the Adversary deter you. YRM itself was tested with numerous equipment breakdowns right after the Feast. We dealt with major failures of key electronic equipment, computers, plumbing leaks and an AC unit. But no matter how hard the test, Yahweh provided a way to resolve each problem. (A gifted sister in the faith worked diligently for days to restore the electronics, saving us many thousands of dollars.) He will do the same for you when you are tried, provided you don’t give in to the Evil One. Blessings in Yahweh.

Check out some of the photos from the 2019 Feast of Tabernacles  here>>

 

TEST YOUR TUTELAGE

What did Yahshua mean when he stated in John 10:30, “I and my Father are one”?

A. One in person
B. One in goal
C. One in mind
D.Both B and C

In John 10:30, Yahshua referred to Himself and His Father as being one in mind and goal, not one in person. The Restoration Study Bible further explains, “By being ‘one,’ Yahshua refers to their singleness of mind and purpose. It is this same spiritual unification that all people can have with the Father in Messiah Yahshua. See John 17:21, where Yahshua speaks of this uniting of the faithful in their belief as one, but not as the same individual in physical form” (note on John 10:30).

Answer: D.

2019 Feast Of Tabernacles

Check out some of the photos taken at the 2019 Feast of Tabernacles!

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e-News 9/27/19

e-News 9-27-19

Feast of Tabernacles 2019 Review

“It was the best Feast of Tabernacles I have ever observed, and I have kept many.” This comment was echoed repeatedly from the 200+ who came to Holts Summit for the Feast of 2019. The eight-day observance was a flurry of activities, including: in-depth messages, workshops, sacred music and movies at the new amphitheater, youth classes, campfires, gymnasium sports, outings, Western extravaganza, delicious meals, and great fellowship. First-time attendees found the brethren friendly, engaging, helpful, and a spiritual blessing that only Yahweh’s people can be.

Here are some of the remarks left in the comment box:

* “This has been the most uplifting time I have ever had. The organization has a down-to-earth feeling and it was pure spiritual enjoyment. The education in Yahweh and His divine way for us has drawn me and my family ever closer to Him.”

* “It was a joy to be here. We loved the feast and enjoyed the stay at the room and interacting with others.”

* “Appreciate the children’s class for my little guy. I love that he can have an age-appropriate experience with learning about the Bible.”

* “I never go hungry. The salad bar was amazing.”

* “Great messages from the speakers. I enjoyed the variety.”

* “Our first few days this past week and we had such an amazing time. Learned so much and made such amazing friends! Learned the Hebrew aleph-bet. Learned how to tie different ways for head coverings, sang songs, camped, ate, cooked, watched movies, and more! We also learned some Hebrew dances, the men cooked an amazing barbecue, and many of the young ones and others shared their talents of music and singing one night. We honestly didn’t want to come home.”

* “The music was uplifting and wonderful to sing along with.”

* “Thank you for all you do in making each Feast better than the one before.”

* “I just spent seven days with the purest, happiest, and holiest families I’ve ever met, and can tell you it’s not an act. …Yahweh is calling His children and He seems to be sending the best of the best to the Assemblies like ours. Makes me feel blessed to enjoy worship in such an atmosphere….All the questions I grew up asking have now been answered…” (post-Feast thoughts)

We will have more reporting on the Feast of Tabernacles 2019 in future newsletters. Our prayer is that you will be with us for all of Yahweh’s commanded Feasts in 2020.

TEST YOUR TUTELAGE

What is the best criterion for determining who is a true Believer?
A – They are filled with the Holy Spirit.
B – They do the will of Yahweh.
C – They have a deep, consistent devotional life.
D – They manifest signs and wonders.

In seeming anticipation of this confused age, Yahshua makes a special point to answer the question, “Who is my brother?” In Matthew 12:48-50 and Luke 8:21 He declares that it is those who hear the Word of Yahweh and do His will. They put it into practice.

Answer: B.

In prayer, the only way up is down.

e-news 9/6/2019

Crunch Time for Tabernacles Preparations
With Feast of Tabernacles just a little over a week away, it’s down to the deadline. A reminder that
unless you’re staying in a motel room or RV, you will need to bring your own bedding for the Rec Center. The dorm rooms have mattresses, but you must provide your own sleeping bag, blankets and pillows. If there are any incontinence issues in your family please bring a waterproof mattress cover. You will also need to bring your own washcloths and towels for showers. The thermostat for the dorm rooms will be set in the low 70s, so if you’re someone who sleeps best in a chilly room, you might bring a small electric fan.

Also, don’t forget to bring along crock-pots for meal prep, your clothing for dressing up for Western Day, and any supplies you might need for the Chuck Wagon Cook-off. Weather permitting, there will be a campfire each evening so include your camp chairs.

A list of acceptable items to wear is very helpful. Therefore, I have included our Dress Code below in
red.

During times of worship:

* Dress shirts, collar shirt, and pants for men and boys.

* Dresses, skirts, or dress pants for women and young ladies.

* During services ladies must have their heads covered (scarves or hats) and men must keep their heads uncovered, 1Corinthians 11:5-7.

If you do not have dress attire for worship, please come in your best, as we are coming before the King of the Universe.

During other times at YRM please avoid immodest dress, including: low neckline, sleeveless, exposed back, skirt above the knees, exposed midriff, tight fitting, shorts, and see-through.

Two commercial refrigerators and chest freezers are available in the Activities Building kitchen area for those staying in the upstairs dorm rooms. Each of the downstairs rooms, which are reserved for the infirmed, has its own small refrigerator. Therefore, we ask that NO PERSONAL COOLERS OR ICE CHESTS be brought into the Activities Building. Also, since heat sources could be a major fire hazard, no heaters, clothes irons, hair irons, or candles are allowed in the dorm rooms.

If you are flying in and need public transportation, you will need to contact Mo-X, Missouri’s airport
shuttle service, to make arrangements to get you from the airport to the drop-off point. Call them toll-
free at: Toll Free 877-669-4826. Their schedules can be found online at reservations @ moexpress.com

For those flying to St. Louis your drop-off point will be in Kingdom City (approx. 30 min. from Holts
Summit); the drop-off point for those flying to Kansas City is Columbia (approx. 40 min. away). The
closest Greyhound bus station and Amtrak train station are both in Jefferson City, about a 10-minute
drive away. Please let us know immediately the day and time of your arrival at your drop-off point so
we can arrange to have you picked up.

When you arrive here, please remember to register so we will know you’re here and so you will know
exactly where you’ll be staying. Registration will begin next Friday, September 13, in the main entryway, from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. May Yahweh bless your travels to His Feast!

Broadcasting During the Feasts
YRM will be broadcasting LIVE on the Day of Atonement (1:30 P.M like every other Sabbath) also every day during the Feast of Tabernacles. (10:30 A.M every morning for duration of the Feast). yrm.org/live

e-news 8/31/2019

FINAL CALL for New Moon Sighting of the Seventh Month
As previously noted, the visible new moon crescent tonight will be difficult to see. If at least two reliable witnesses report it, then tonight will begin the Feast of Trumpets 2019. If not, the more likely confirmation tomorrow night will begin the Feast of Trumpets. Our Tabernacles activity calendar is based on the later sighting, but any activity changes either way will be negligible. Call the office at 573-896-1000 if you see it, or go to our new moon network website and make your report: https://yrm.org/new-moon-network/ We project only 37 minutes to see it tonight before it sets, being only 14 hours old. It will be 8.1 degrees high at sunset and will go down from there, and 5.4 degrees from the sun and razor thin. The probability of seeing it is highest in the West and Southwest U.S., weather permitting. A Saturday evening sighting will mean Tabernacles will have two Sabbath days back-to-back at each end.

TEST YOUR TUTELAGE
The Feast of Trumpets likely anticipates which event?
A. Yahshua’s death
B. Yahshua’s Second Coming
C. The millennial Kingdom
D. The Second Resurrection

The Feast of Trumpets likely represents the Messiah’s Second Coming and the resurrection of the saints in the first resurrection. The Bible often connects Yahshua’s coming with the sound of the trumpet. In 1Thessalonians 4:16-18 Paul describes Yahshua’s coming and the first resurrection with the sound of a great trumpet. See also 1Corinthians 15:52 and Revelation 1:10.

Correct: B
In prayer, the only way up is down.

E-news 8/23/2019

Another Immersion Blessing
We rejoiced to witness the baptism of Dillard Madden of the Holts Summit Assembly. Dillard has eagerly planned for this key step in his spiritual walk and commitment and we welcomed him into the Body of Messiah on Sabbath, August 17. The technical team has installed the equipment for live video of the actual immersions outside, and some have commented how this is encouraging them to consider this critical step themselves. We will have immersions at the upcoming Feast of Tabernacles as well and pray that many will come and make the commitment to Yahweh as they rejoice with others at His commanded Feast (Lev. 23). Are you or someone you know seeking baptism? Click here!

Magazine in the Mail
The July-August Restoration Times was mailed this week. Included with the magazine are offering slips as reminders that Yahweh commands offerings on each of His holy days. These upcoming holy days are Trumpets, Atonement, and Tabernacles. Yahweh says “none shall appear before me empty [handed]” for His appointed Feasts (Deut. 16:16). You will be able to read the online version soon by clicking HERE>>

Multi-use Pavilion Under Construction
To give us more flexibility for outdoor activities at Feasts we are constructing a multi-purpose pavilion behind the meeting hall. The site offers a natural amphitheater sound for musicians, plays, and other uses. Spectator seating will be on ground level or elevated on the hill across from the pavilion and we encourage Feast goers to bring their lawn chairs. At other times of the year the structure will provide much-needed storage space for equipment.
 
Critical New Moon on the Horizon
The new moon of Trumpets will be seen either on the evening of Aug. 30 (next Friday) or on the following Sabbath evening, Aug. 31. This crescent will establish which day all four Feasts of the seventh month will fall. We can’t emphasize enough to be sure to go out and look for it and report it to us. It will be very difficult to see August 30 but because it is a Trumpets moon we must make the effort. Our new moon reporting web site is https://yrm.org/new-moon-network/. Or you can call in at 573-896-1000 and we will have an operator standing by. We follow the biblical calendar based on agriculture and the new moon. As with our walk itself, confirming by visual sighting both the green ears of Abib and the new moons each month compels us to be actively involved in our worship and devotion. This pleases Yahweh.

TEST YOUR TUTELAGE
Where in the New Testament do we find a reference to the Day of Atonement?
A. Matthew
B. John
C. Acts
D. Romans
Acts 27:9 reads, “Now when much time was spent, and when sailing was now dangerous, because the fast was now already past, Paul admonished them.” The word “fast” is a reference to Atonement. As we note in the Restoration Study Bible, “This was the Day of Atonement, one of the seven annual observances of Leviticus 23, NIV Study Bible note. Thirty years after Yahshua’s resurrection, a reference to this annual command shows it is still being observed by Paul and those with him.”
Correct: C
In prayer, the only way up is down.