The Imposter Tour: Creation Museum – St Petersburg, Kentucky

After Feast of Tabernacles we drove down to Cincinnati to visit Family and Friends. We went to the Creation Museum in St. Petersburg, Kentucky. It was very exciting!

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Group Photo! Brother Daniel, Sister Linda, Brother Michael, Sister Felicia, Danny’s Mother Joyce and Brother Danny.

As soon as we walked into the door someone asked Brother Danny about his TzitTzits he was wearing and who we were. We told the guy and he kind of of knew about the way we believe. He was interested and asked if we have any material. We gave him our DVDs.

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The first ‘exhibit’ was really cool in the inner lobby. Here are some photos of it.

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We have never been to a Creation Museum. It took us two days to go through the entire thing. Sister Linda and Danny’s Mom sat below and watch as, Brother Danny, Michael, Daniel and Sister Felicia zip lined across a lake 50ft above ground. It was amazing! We’ve never done it before. The thought of jumping off a platform 50ft above ground is so wrong to the human brain. That first second you think of jumping is very awkward, but once you have jumped off and are gliding in the air across the zip line your brain realizes that you won’t fall straight down. Sister Felicia said “That’s as close to a roller coaster that I’ll get!” We don’t have any pictures of the zip line experience.

Let’s continue through the rest of day one of the museum trip.

An Archeological dig of Dinosaurs!

 

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An Adaptation of the skull found that Scientists named Lucy and evidence that Lucy is not an early evolved man.

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Well, that’s all for day one of the Museum Trip.

Woke up the next morning and took a group photo in front of the dinosaur.

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Brother Daniel & Danny, Sister Linda, Brother Michael, Sister Felicia and Danny’s Mother Joyce.

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After Creation, Dinosaurs and Lucy it was time to learn about the Bible.

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prophets-dadBrother Danny pointing out Yahuwah’s Name in the Ancient Hebrew on the Tablets of the Ten Commandments.

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The stone was rolled back and Yahushua’s body was gone!

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John|Yohanan, writing the book of Revelation.

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The Bible printed in other languages other than Latin, so all can read it! HalleluYAH!
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Brother Michael and Sister Linda next to the printing press setup.

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Brother Danny and Sister Linda also got a picture shot next to the printing press setup.

The Museum then went into a life-like walk through area of Adam and Eve (Hawwah) in the Garden of Eden.
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We took some pictures around the place. It looked so real!
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Building Noah’s Ark was next!
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The Floods came in!
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A look inside the Ark
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Their time in the ark has come to an end!
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For those in the Ohio, Indiana, Michigan, Kentucky may know of a Messianic rabbi, A.K Schneider. He was there, him and brother Danny talked and we got a picture.
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Making a sacrifice after their time in the Ark.
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Sister Felicia and Sister Linda pretending to cook in the Kitchen of Noah’s Ark.
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Next was time for some Dinosaurs,
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Learning about Babel.
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Family picture on the bench!
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Left to Right: Sister Felicia, Brother Michael & Daniel, Sister Linda and Brother Danny.

If you are in the area we recommend having a visit to the Creation Museum in St. Petersburg, Kentucky. Here is their website: http://creationmuseum.org/

 

 

The Imposter Tour: Museum on Wheels – Sukkot 2014 in Eaton Rapids, Michigan

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We want to reach out to the young and the old in our Ministry here at FollowersofYah.com. We have a museum on wheels to try to bring the Scriptures to life. What excites the children is just as much interesting to the teens and adults.

Our first Museum on Wheels was in Houston Texas. Here is a another sneak peak of the stuff we present during the second presentation at the Eaton Rapids Assembly of Yahweh.

 

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Brother Danny dressed up as Mosheh (Moses) was the main speaker tonight.

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Brother Danny holding the Ten Commandments that are in Ancient Hebrew. Brother Michael is dressed as King David in the back left.

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After the presentation the audience walked up to get a closer look at the tables. It was really great!

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Sister Linda was dressed as Miriam, Moshes’ sister. Brother Sam, the Assembly’s Leader is to the left looking at some artifacts.

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It was lots of fun telling about each piece as someone asked a question about it.

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Meanwhile, we also had our table of DVDs, and Yahuwah Gear freely for anyone who wanted some. Bags, Bracelets, Hats, Shirts, Pens, Cups and Key Chains. Before we knew it, there was none left!

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Brother Sam browsing the Pictograph Hebrew Alphabet Dictionary.

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Brother Danny demonstrating how the Hebrew Torah Scroll is to be unrolled. They also spotted Yahuwah’s Name in there too!

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Smelling the fragrant shofar oil.

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This Museum on Wheels lasting much longer than we expected. Everyone was so blessed by being able to learn about our pieces we have.

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Brother Michael answering some questions about the Spices.

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After we put away just about everything we decided to get a group photo.
Left to Right: Brother Danny, Sister Linda, Brother Michael, Sister Felicia and Brother Daniel.

If you want us to come to your congregation, fellowship or assembly send us an email!

Emailus@FollowersofYah.com

 

 

Lansing Zoo – Sukkot 2014 in Eaton Rapids, Michigan – 2014

IMG_2548 We had a great time in celebration of the Feast of Tabernacles this year. We went to the Eaton Rapids, Michigan Assembly of Yahweh. The above picture is just the group that wanted their pictures taken at the zoo. There was a ‘field trip’ activity for the Lansing Zoo. Here are so of the pictures of our trip.

On the way to the zoo, we saw a Noah’s Ark trailer and wanted a family photo in front of it.

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From Left to Right: Brother Danny and Sister Linda, Brother Michael, Sister Felicia and Brother Daniel.

 

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Waiting for everyone to gather and eat lunch before we started our tour of the zoo.

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A Sister and her adorable baby boy. We had lots of fun Fellowshipping with her!

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Passing out the plates for lunch

 

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Michael and Daniel’s new friend Jake enjoying conversation while waiting in the lunch line.

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There was a long lunch line!

 

 

 

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Brother Michael talking with the Leader of the Eaton Rapids Assembly, Brother Sam.

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Finishing up with Lunch, we want to thank those who provided!

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Lunch took a while! We had so much fun fellowshipping and meeting the local Michigan Brethren!

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Cleaning up

       

After Lunch it was time to tour the zoo! Here are just some of the amazing animals we saw at the Zoo. Yahuwah’s creation is so wonderful and amazing!

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I had to take a snapshot of Sister Linda. She was just smiling so much cause it was so much fun!

 

 

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Our new friend Jake, Daniel, Michael and Felicia.

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Brother Danny pretending to be plowing the field!

 

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We had lots of fun! Hope you enjoyed the photos.  

 

The Imposter Tour: Fantastic Canverns – Springfield, Missouri – 2014

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On a last minute decision we decided to go to Fantastic Caverns. It was only about 60 miles out of our way and when we were in Warsaw, Winter of 2011 we always wanted to go. Here are some pictures of the fantastic caverns!

groupphotocavesGroup photo outside next to the sign. (left to right: Analisa, Danny, Linda, Felicia, Michael and Daniel)

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Before the next tour began we looked around the gift shop and had a group photo with the employees.

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There is this really cool map of the caverns hanging on the wall. The three women got get their picture taken in front of it.

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It is so amazing how magnificent Yahuwah truly is and how He created everything. While these caverns are real it looked like a movie stage because it looks so fake. It was so awesome to drive through the caverns. It was a world within our world. Unaware of what is going on 160 feet above us on open ground. If you’re ever in the area you should check it out too!

The Imposter Tour: Our Museum on Wheels – Houston, Texas – 2014

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We want to reach out to the young and the old in our Ministry here at FollowersofYah.com. We have a museum on wheels to try to bring the Scriptures to life. What excites the children is just as much interesting to the teens and adults.

Here is a sneak peak of the stuff we present during the presentation.

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Brother Danny and Michael did most of the presentation and Sister Linda wrote up the script. Our Historic Collection would not have existed if it was not for Sister Linda’s interest is searching and purchasing these artifacts. She did a fantastic job!

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Michael showing a poster board of how Noah’s Ark could have looked on the inside.
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It wasn’t just the speakers talking the entire time. We got the children involved by asking questions. If they got the question correct they got a Kiss… a Hershey Kiss that is.

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Michael passing around a box that has a crown of thorns inside. The crown of thorns is actually from a tree in Israel that could have been the actual crown of thorns placed on Yahushua’s head.

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Brother Danny holding up a replica of a Dead Sea Scroll vase.

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The table.

 

 

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The children had so much fun!

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And we did too!

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Brother Danny and Michael talking about the trumpet.

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A closer look

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Brother Danny showing a poster of the tabernacle of Yahuwah.

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Brother Michael pointing out a spot of the 3d temple model.

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Talking more about the Tabernacle of Yahuwah.

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Sister Linda holding the Hershey Kisses that were used to give to everyone who answered a question correctly.

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Everyone had so much fun and we look forward to doing something like this again at a congregation or another home group like this one.

 

 

 

 

The Imposter Tour: After Shabbat Fellowship – Houston, Texas – 2014

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While we were fellowshipping at the gathering after Shabbat, it was brought up that Sister Felicia was hit by a truck May 17th, 2011. Everyone wanted hear about it. So Brother Danny, Sister Linda and Felicia went to front of the room and Danny & Linda told the experience of the Miracle Maiden.

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Even though it was a terrifying experience of Sister Felicia being hit by a truck, it is a blessing that she was able to sit there while her Mom and Dad told the story of the miracle Yahuwah has done for her. Everyone who hears this story are so blessed and many are brought to tears. We praise Yahuwah for blessing her with life.

After another late night of fellowship we exchanged email addresses and went home. We look forward to fellowshipping with this group again soon. Right now, we have plans to leave Houston and head down to Galveston, Texas and then Corpus Christi. Have a blessed week everyone!

Pit Stop: The Alamo

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If you’ve been following our blog this month you’ll see that we have been extremely busy. Not only have we been busy doing stuff, but we’ve also been just as busy posting what we’ve been doing here on the blog. For those who are patiently waiting for emails to be responded to, etc… thank you for your patience and please be patient a little longer. We will address your question, comment or concern according to its importance and in the order it was received. We are slowly working on catching up with the emails. They seem to never end and are always piling up. Until then, we went to the Alamo. Not knowing any history of the Alamo we coincidentally arrived the very same day the battle of the Alamo began, February 23rd, 1836. Here is our family picture in front of the Alamo.

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(left to right) Daniel, Danny, Linda, Felicia & Michael

The Alamo, originally known as Mission San Antonio de Valero, is a former Roman Catholic mission and fortress compound and was the site of the Battle of the Alamo in 1836. It is now a museum in the Alamo Plaza District of Downtown San Antonio, Texas, USA. It was built by Spanish Franciscan priest Antonio de Olivares and Payaya Indians, and along with the Presidio San Antonio de Bexar and the Acequia Madre de Valero is the origin of the present city of San Antonio, Texas.

The compound, which originally comprised a sanctuary and surrounding buildings, was built by the Spanish Empire in the 18th century for the education of local Native Americans after their conversion to Christianity. In 1793, the mission was secularized and soon abandoned. Ten years later, it became a fortress housing the Mexican Army group the Second Flying Company of San Carlos de Parras, who likely gave the mission the name “Alamo.”

Mexican soldiers held the mission until December 1835, when General Martin Perfecto de Cos surrendered it to the Texian Army following the siege of Bexar. A relatively small number of Texian soldiers then occupied the compound. Texian General Sam Houston believed the Texians did not have the manpower to hold the fort and ordered Colonel James Bowie to destroy it. Bowie chose to disregard those orders and instead worked with Colonel James C. Neill to fortify the mission. On February 23, 1836 Mexican General Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna led a large force of Mexican soldiers into San Antonio de Bexar and promptly initiated a siege. The siege ended on March 6, when the Mexican army attacked the Alamo; by the end of the Battle of the Alamo all or almost all of the defenders were killed. When the Mexican army retreated from Texas at the end of the Texas Revolution, they tore down many of the Alamo walls and burned some of the buildings.

For the next five years, the Alamo was periodically used to garrison soldiers, both Texian and Mexican, but was ultimately abandoned. In 1849, several years after Texas was annexed to the United States, the US Army began renting the facility for use as a quartermaster’s depot. The US Army abandoned the mission in 1876 after nearby Fort Sam Houston was established. The Alamo chapel was sold to the state of Texas, which conducted occasional tours but made no effort to restore it. The remaining buildings were sold to a mercantile company which operated them as a wholesale grocery store. (Wikipedia)

As with St. Augustine, the Catholics came over here threatening the Native American Indians to convert to Catholicism or die. Most walk through the Alamo tours with so much excitement of “Oh yeah! Texas won!” We walked through there with the thoughts of all the people, men, women and children that died during the battle over the Alamo.

Pit Stop: The San Antonio Zoo!

 

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Danny, Linda, Michael, Felicia & Daniel

Yep, we had a pit stop today and it was a lot of fun! We went to the San Antonio Zoo. It wasn’t as good as the Zoo in Cincinnati, Ohio. But as much fun as we had here, we are eager to go to the Cincinnati Zoo. Don’t worry, we’ll share the pictures of that pit stop too. Until then, check out what we saw at the Zoo in San Antonio, Texas.

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An amazing bird, standing about four and a half feet tall with a wingspan of over seven feet wide and only weighing a little over ten pounds is the Secretary Bird. When we first saw it, the first thing that came to mind was an Egyptian statue of a half bird, half man. The reason for such long legs is to help the secretary bird hunt for its prey, snake. They swoop down, land near the snake and stomp on em with their long legs. Goodbye Snake! If only we could kill snakes that easy.

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This one wasn’t laughing when we were there. But this is the laughing hyena. It looks like a stuffed animal, so fake and unreal looking, huh?

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The Pink Flamingo. The Pink Flamingo can weigh up to seven or eight pounds with a height of four to five feet tall. Yes, we did see a couple in this particular flock that looked about four or five feet tall. They were much taller than the others. Do you know why these Flamingos are so pink? The shrimp and algae they eat give them their pink pigment. Their color is so pretty.

honeybearsunbearHere’s a wakeup call for everyone who thought the original “Winnie the Pooh Bear” was a golden light brown color. The Sun Bear, also known as the Honey Bear is not a violent bear. He’s the bear who’s always trying to take the honey from the bees’ nest. Bees, beehive and honey are important parts of the Sun Bears’ diet. Almost five feet tall, weighing nearly one-hundred and forty-five pounds, the Sun Bear’s long, curvy, pointed claws and almost one foot long tongue help during their honey hunt. He looks similar to a dog in the face.

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While the Leopard is the smallest of the four big cats, it can run to speeds up to 36 mph.
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Some more flamingos in another exhibit.
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porcupineA Porcupine and Two Porcupines sleeping together. The picture on the left looks like a hamster or guinea pig in the face. Porcupines normally have soft fur but their body is also covered with 1,000 quills, (each 30 centimeters long) that shoot at their predators when they feel threatened. Did you know each quills that they lose another one grows back in its place? Neat, huh?
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rhino A Rhinoceros. Did you know, on the black market, a Rhino’s horn is worth just as much as gold? Sad but true. Rhinos poached in Africa and Southern Asia for their horns.
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lionA Lion. Ever wondered why male lions have manes? It has been scientifically tested that the size, color and thickness of a lions mane reveals his strength and age. and even health. Lions who are old have thinner manes. Lions who are sick have very little to no mane at all. Interesting, huh?
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cheetaThe Cheetah, with the ability to run up to 75mph can accelerate from 0-60 in as little as three seconds That is four times the acceleration of humans. Did you know the Cheetah can weigh up to 160lb!
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kangarooKangaroos, when standing up tall, are nearly six feet in height. Not only is that amazing, but they can jump as far as 30 feet in one stride! Not to mention, they can travel up to 30mph. There may be mobs in New York, but in Australia they call the Kangaroo herds ‘mobs’. These “Aussie” mobs are typically of about 50 or more. Newborn baby Kangaroos are called “Joeys” and are born only being one inch long! Pretty amazing, I’d say! No wonder they can fit in their Momma’s belly pouch.

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There were lots of different Alligators and Crocodiles.
The bottom one has a very interesting looking snout, doesn’t it?
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We got to see the official made in San Antonio TWO HEADED TURTLE!
Man-made engineering at its best.
At least they’re honest and tell us they made it here in San Antonio, Texas!
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Even though there were many more pictures, we can’t show them all to you.
Here is a video of the Hippos being fed:

We had a pit stop today and it was a lot of fun! We went to the San Antonio Zoo. Here is a video of the Zoo Keepers feeding the Hippos.

The Zoo Keepers place a colored shape in front of the glass. If the Hippos place their head directly in front of the colored shape, they get a treat and you can see the Hippos open their enormous mouth to catch the apple pieces. As you can see in the video, there are fish in the same tank as the Hippos. They all get along together. The fish will eat stuff from the Hippos teeth and skin and the Hippos do not eat the fish.

These two Hippos are mail and female. The male is in the window to the far left and the female is in the middle and right windows. They are both the same age, 39 years old. The female is on birth control because it is so hard to find homes for the baby Hippos.

San Antonio Post Office Adventure

Michael went on an adventure during his trip to the San Antonio, Texas Post Office this past week. Yep, that’s right, we are right here in San Antonio, Texas. But only for a limited time. Are you in San Antonio, Texas? Do you want to fellowship or visit? Send us an email letting us know.

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Michael looks cold, and it was very cold! Around 30 degrees F. Michael set up all the packages next to the Alamo. Have you ever been to the Alamo. We haven’t until just now.

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This wasn’t just any ordinary post office here in San Antonio. It’s also a court house. Which only means one thing. Metal Detectors and Body Scanners!

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They don’t discriminate here, if you want to enter, you gotta go through the scanners. Here is Michael, which the packages sitting on the floor, placing his jacket in the tote just before walking through the scanner in front of him.

This isn’t our first trip to the post office. We’ll being seeing you again soon!

Imposter Tour #19: The Wedding Feast

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With all the excitement of meeting and seeing new faces on our tour from state to state, the long road can become extremely lonely. Therefore, we here at the FOY ministry greatly enjoy a pit-stop every now and then. Our recent pit-stop would have us travel nearlykeylargotoolney 1,600 miles from Key Largo, Florida to Olney, Texas for a very special wedding. Leaving Key Largo meant we had to embrace the bitter cold arctic blast that the majority of states had been experiencing for weeks. As difficult as it was to trade in our flip flop’s, sun hats and lemonade sipping drinks for a wardrobe of ear muffs, gloves and winter coats, the tradeoff would be well worth it. Nothing compares to visiting old friends and making new ones.

All weddings are emotional in one way or another. But when Torah believing Messianic’s desire to wed and have their parent’s blessings, the entire ceremony is awesome. What makes our weddings so different, you ask?

Most of the customs surrounding the Messianic wedding has deep rooted spiritual meaning. The entire ceremony is quite fascinating actually. Here let me explain. Shot gun weddings do not exist within the Body of Mashiach neither does ‘justice of the peace’ ones. According to our tradition, marriage is viewed as a contract declared by Yahuwah between the man and woman. The goal is to create a lifelong relationship with marriage-certificate-blankYahuwah as the center. This is different compared to those that are living within the Babylon system. The majority of them have allowed the ‘state’ to be their center. Once the state has been made a partner, by the signing of a marriage license, they then have legal rights to anything that the partnership produces; such as children.  Most of these marriages also do not acknowledge the importance of the parent’s blessings. Whereas, within our tradition, that is the first step in the marriage ceremony.

When a man is interested in a woman, he first prays and may even fast to see if she is his helpmate. After receiving confirmation he then goes to the young woman’s Father to ask for her hand in marriage.  If there is no blessing from the Father then there is no Betrothal and the story ends. However, in the event her Father agrees… the journey begins.

The next step is the acceptance, if the woman wants to be his bride or not. After all, she will be spending the rest of her life with him. According to tradition, in front of witnesses, the man pours some wine or grape juice into a cup. wineHe then patiently waits to see if she will drink from it. If she accepted the marriage proposal she would drink from the cup. Their betrothed would now begin. Some betrothals can last as long as a year. The betrothal is binding and can only be broken through written divorce. The only way the betrothal could be broken by divorce is if the bride is found not a virgin.

The happy Bridegroom would then give her some object of value such as a ring, necklace or bracelet along with a Ketubah (marriage contract/covenant) listing promises to the Bride from the Bridegroom.

homeHe would then leave to go prepare a suitable place for them to live. He tells her, “I go and prepare a place for you and when I am ready I will return for you”. During his departure the Bride begins to get matters ready.  The custom was that the Bridegroom could not return to his beloved until after he had his Father’s approval of the place he had prepared for her. In the event the Bridegroom was asked about when the wedding would be, he would declare, “only my Father knows!’

Hmmmm….are you beginning to see the importance of the wedding ceremony? I sure hope so. Let’s continue:

The wedding could not take place until after the Bridegroom’s Father declared, ‘The wedding chamber is now ready! Go forth and get your Bride!”

Since the Bride never knew which day or hour her Bridegroom would come get her, she would have to keep herself ready at all times. She kept a lamp lit while the bridesmaids kept oil on hand. Patiently, they would wait to hear for the sound of the Shofar. At the blast of the Shofar they knew the Bridegroom is coming to her!

After the wedding party arrives, the Bride and Groom goes into the wedding chamber. The best man or friend would wait outside to hear that the marriage had indeed been consummated. The stained blood bed sheets bore witness that this was her first sexual intercourse. This proved of her purity. The entire marriage feast lasted seven days with a marriage supper full of guests.

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Let us now put on our spiritual-glasses to see the deeper richer meaning found within the Marriage Ceremony.

 

During the Tanak (Old Testament) Yahuwah made a marriage covenant with His people (YeshaYahu/Isaiah 54:5-6). The Torah is the written marriage contract (Shemoth/Exodus 20:3) in other words our marriage vows. This contract was a blood covenant (Wayyiqra/Leviticus 17:11) with the Bride price consisting of the Passover Lamb (Shemoth/Exodus 12:13-14). The drinking of the cup of wine during the Passover meal was the sign of the woman (Bride/Yisrael) accepting the proposal and was publically announced in the wilderness (Shemoth/Exodus 19:7-8). The weekly Seventh Day Sabbath was the wedding chamber of how the children of Yisrael would spend time with their Yahuwah (Shemoth/Exodus 31:16; Wayyiqra/Leviticus 19:30; 23:3).

Sadly, the children of Yisrael broke the marriage vows (Torah) and thus were found whoring by serving false deities. Therefore, the marriage ended in a writ of divorcement (YirmeYahu/Jeremiah 3:8) as Yahuwah had to put her away for a time (Yehezqel/Ezekiel 16:60-63; YirmeYahu/Jeremiah 31:31-34). Yet He loved her so much that where there seemed to be no way… He made the way:

“And I shall take you as a bride unto Me forever, and take you as a bride unto Me in righteousness, and in right-ruling, and kindness and compassion. “And I shall take you as a bride unto Me in trustworthiness, and you shall know YAHUWAH. (Hosea 2:19-20)

Let us now connect these customs to Yahuwah’s magnificent plan for humanity as outlined within the marriage ceremony.  Whenever a Yisra’elite man (Yahushua the Messiah) wanted to marry (the congregation), he would go to the maiden’s house with a ‘bride price (Yahushua gave his life for the Bride and thus was the Passover Lamb).

“On the next day Yoḥanan saw Yahushua coming toward him, and said, “See, the Lamb of Elohim who takes away the sin of the world!” Yohanan/John 1:29

He was declaring that Yahushua is the bride’s price. Yahuwah approved and accepted the ‘bride price’ as “He was pleased to crush Him“. (YeshaYahu/Isaiah 53:10).

If the bride price was accepted, a glass of wine would be poured (MattithYahu/Matthew 26:26-29). If the maiden drank, then they would be betrothed. The only way the betrothal could be broken was by divorce/ if the bride was found to be not a virgin (MattithYahu 1:18-19).Then the Bridegroom (Yahushua) would go off to build a place (the Millennium, New Jerusalem as outlined in Revelation 21) for His bride (Believers). Now let us consider the following verse:

“In My Father’s house are many staying places. And if not, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you” And if I go and prepare a place for you, I shall come again and receive you to Myself, that where I am, you might be too. “And where I go you know, and the way you know.” Yohannan (John) 14:2-4

Praise be to Yahuwah! Amazing! At that time, His taught ones did not understand what He was saying:

“T’oma/Thomas said to Him, “Master, we do not know where You are going, and how are we able to know the way?” Yohannan (John) 14:5

The Messiah was saying, that He was going to prepare a place for us! When the Father (Yahuwah) decides the marriage chamber (New Jerusalem) is indeed ready (Mark 13:32) as it was custom for the groom’s father to do, the Bridegroom (Yahushua) will come get the Bride (us Believers). The Bride (Believers) must prepare themselves to receive our Bridegroom, Yahushua (Revelation 19:7-8) as the parable of the ten virgins explains (MattithYahu/Matthew 25). This is why no man knows the day or the hour, like a thief in the night!

Are you waiting for the Bridegroom, Yahushua to come get you? Fill up the oil lamps! I say, let the Bride prepare herself, for when the hour does indeed come, she shall be ready!

7trumpetsAt the seventh trump our Bridegroom, Yahushua will come get us Believers and then the doors shall be shut and the marriage feast of the Lamb will begin (Revelation 19:19). All those who have been faithful by keeping the marriage vows, (Ten Commandments) believers (the Bride) to the Bridegroom (Yahushua, Ha Mashiach) will enter into the wedding feast!

Clearly, these traditions or customs are just important today as they were generations ago. We are now the Bride of Messiah and can learn so much from the deeper meaning of these practices.

Considering all this, the FOY ministry was very happy to rejoice along with being witnesses in our dear friend’s wedding.

We were blessed with safe travels to go to the wedding of Jasey Davis and Carson Hughes. It was a beautiful wedding. We met lots of new friends, had great fellowship and a lot of fun. We also got to share our Ministry and the story of our Miracle Maiden, Felicia with our new friends. Here are some pictures of the wedding.

(left to right) Brother Michael, Sister Linda and Brother Danny the day before the wedding during setup.
(left to right) Brother Michael, Sister Linda and Brother Danny the day before the wedding during setup.
Mother-of-the-Bride, Jan Davis and Felicia setting up the names on the tables of who sits where.
Mother-of-the-Bride, Jan Davis and Felicia setting up the names on the tables of who sits where.
Almost ready for rehearsal!
Almost ready for rehearsal!
Carson Hughes and Jasey Davis.  "Are you ready for rehearsal"?
Carson Hughes and Jasey Davis.
(The soon-to-be newly-weds)
“Are you ready for rehearsal”?
The Wedding Rehearsal, taping where everyone is to stand during the wedding.
The Wedding Rehearsal, taping where everyone is to stand during the wedding.
The groom being held by all his groomsmen.
The groom being held by all his groomsmen.

The beautiful Bride, Jasey Davis, during the photo shoot.
The beautiful Bride, Jasey Davis, during the photo shoot.
Sister Felicia, one of the Bride's Maids for the wedding.
Sister Felicia, one of the Bride’s Maids for the wedding.
(right to left) Brother Michael and Sister Linda. The day of the wedding. So excited!
(right to left) Brother Michael and Sister Linda. The day of the wedding. So excited!
(left to right) Sister Linda and Brother Daniel.
(left to right) Sister Linda and Brother Daniel.
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The Groom walking the Mother-of-the-Bride, Jan Davis, down the isle for the wedding ceremony.

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(left to right) Father-of-the-Bride, Chad Davis and Mother-of-the-Bride, Jan Davis, holding their 1 year old son, Yohanan Ben Brit Davis.
(left to right) Father-of-the-Bride, Chad Davis and Mother-of-the-Bride, Jan Davis, holding their 1 year old son, Yohanan Ben Brit (son of the covenant) Davis.
Exchanging the wedding Vows.
Exchanging the wedding Vows under the Huppah.
"You may now kiss the bride."
“You may now kiss the bride.”
Mr. and Mrs. Carson and Jasey Hughes.
Mr. and Mrs. Carson and Jasey Hughes.
So happy together.
So happy together.
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The Wedding Cake
Their first dance.
Their first dance.

Congratulations Jasey and Carson!

 

Do you want to learn more about Yahuwah’s Feast Days and the spiritual meaning behind them? Read our book online, “The Feast Days of Leviticus Chapter 23

Imposter Tour -Fellowship in Key Largo – The Bird Sanctuary

When we travel, we try not to make too many plans. What? You say? “You don’t make plans?” That’s right. We let Yahuwah make the plans. Sometimes we try to make plans but our plans are not always His plans. That’s ok if our plans don’t go as expected because Yahuwah knows all and everything works out for the good in His eternal plan.

“And we know that all matters work together for good to those who love Elohim, to those who are called according to His purpose.” (Romans 8:28)

That’s exactly what happened. We were driving down just before Key Largo, just getting into the Florida Keys. It was a few minutes to 7pm and Sister Linda said we should probably call around and see if there was a campground to stay at in Key Largo. We had a long day of traveling and were very ready to stop and end our road trip in Key Largo. The first campground we called was the Point of View RV Resort. They were just closing up, turning off the lights and walking out the door when we called. They had 3 spots to choose from and so we stayed there. If Sister Linda wouldn’t have said something about us calling the moment we did, we wouldn’t have gotten to stay there at the Point of View RV Resort. Yahuwah’s hand was in all of this. Driving these last nearly 5 years… from Ohio to Maine, Ohio to Montana, Idaho to Texas, Texas to North Carolina, North Carolina to Florida, Florida to Kansas, Kansas to Missouri, Missouri to Iowa, up to Michigan and back down to Florida we have never once just pulled into a campground with believers there. Well, never say never because this time we did. These believers were very different from us. And we believe Yahuwah brought us there to help them. We planted the seed and did some watering. It is now up to Yahuwah to either bring a second witness to what we were saying to them or teach them further. Please keep this family in your prayers. The Alfredo family. They are greatly deceived into following ALL the traditions of men, believing the Talmud is the original oral law, believe that no one is supposed to speak the Name of our Father Yahuwah, (no matter the pronunciation) and believe in the Noahide Laws. We gave them our movies and despite our differences, we had fun fellowshipping together, spending Shabbats together and we even went to Miami to the Jewish grocer and gift store. Here are some pictures of our fellowship with the Alfredo Family.

Sitting at the dinner/fellowship table at the Alfredo Family's campsite.
Sitting at the dinner/fellowship table at the Alfredo Family’s campsite.
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Singing Shabbat Shalom!
Singing, Dancing and Rejoicing! Oh HalleluYah!
Singing, Dancing and Rejoicing! Oh HalleluYah!
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Fellowship
More Fellowship
More Fellowship
Showing our Temple Model to everyone.
Showing our Temple Model to everyone.
We had a fun time!
We had a fun time!
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Brother Danny, Sister Linda and Brother Michael

The men. (left to right) Brother Danny, Brother Daniel, Alfredo holding his son, Jr, Alfredo's Dad and Brother Michael.

The men. (left to right) Brother Danny, Brother Daniel, Alfredo holding his son, Jr, Alfredo’s Dad and Brother Michael.

Since Michael plays the guitar, an older man overheard him and so they became good friends. We gave them our DVDs.

(left to right) Daniel, Ed & his wife Joyce, and Michael

(left to right) Daniel, Ed & his wife Joyce, and Michael

Ed & his wife Joyce

Ed & his wife Joyce, a very nice couple.

Brother Danny Giving Ed our DVDs.

Brother Danny Giving Ed our DVDs.

Michael and Daniel also made some Christian friends. They all played the guitar together and even recorded some songs together too. They had so much fun together and were sad when their new friends left.

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Michael and his two music loving friends

Michael, his two music loving friends and grandpa like friend, Ed.

We did make plans to go to the wonderful Wildlife Bird Sanctuary. We went there when we were in Florida Spring 2011. Here are some pictures:

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There were mostly pelicans than anything there. Wild ones and capitve ones. The Wild Bird Center of the Florida Keys is a place where injured and endangered birds go to stay for the rest of their lives or just until they are healed up. This center is run by voluntary donations from visitors and members of the community.

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Brother Danny was the only one brave enough to pet one of the pelicans.

Here is a family photo with the ocean behind us at the Wild Bird Center.
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