Update to the Post-Apostolic Fathers: Polycarp of Smyrna

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A lovely new text has been added to the ongoing collection of the Post-Apostolic Fathers of the Early Assembly: a letter written by Polycarp, Bishop of Smyrna, to the Philippian Assembly. . Who was Polycarp of Smyrna? Polycarp was the overseer of the Assembly at Smyrna during the end of the 1st century CE. Both Irenaeaus and … [Read more…]

Unveiling the Post-Apostolic Fathers of the Early Assembly

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Among the ancient manuscripts of the early centuries following the death, burial, and resurrection of our Lord Yeshua, there came into existence many books, letters, chapters and scrolls, written in an Apostolic (or Post-Apostolic age) that regrettably became all but forgotten over the course of time. Among this collection of sacred texts are such works … [Read more…]

A Prayer for the Days of Awe

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Over the past month, the Father has been speaking through several very prophetic and anointed voices about the upcoming Days of Awe– a 40 day season from Elul 1 through Yom Kippur. Traditionally, these 40 days, leading up to Yom Kippur, (the Day of Atonement) are understood to be a period of introspection, reconciliation with … [Read more…]

“Forty Days of Repentance, Reconciliation, and Restoration” by Tzefanyah ben Yochanon

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(Reblogging from the B’ney Yosef National Shabbat.) Repentance, reconciliation, and restoration are all elements of the journey of the bride. It is at this time, starting with the first of Elul, that BYNA has chosen to focus on this part of the journey of the bride that began at Passover and continues through the cycle of … [Read more…]