"If I shut up the heavens and there is no rain; if I command the locusts to ravage the land; or if I let loose pestilence against My people, when My people, who bear My name, humble themselves, pray, and seek My favor and turn from their evil ways, then I will hear in My heavenly abode and forgive their sins and heal their land." II Chronicles 7:13-14
for the Scriptural,
Observable, Hebrew Calendar
by Charles J. Voss
The purpose of this section, on the web site, is to address that very important mandate by presenting facts to the Scriptural Observable Hebrew Calendar. Our CREATOR gave the Hebrew calendar to Moses so that the Israelites could keep their Festival Day Appointments with Him. The Gregorian Calendar that we use on a daily basis is certainly not the calendar our CREATOR commanded the children of Israel to keep. Therefore, anyone today, desiring to observe the commanded days of Leviticus 23 would most certainly not be keeping the correct days by following the calendar that we have been used to keeping all of our lives. The Hebrew Scripture (Tanakh or Old Testament) gives clues concerning the calendar our CREATOR gave to Moses. The clues are easily found through a simple study.
The first reference below is the "Observation Biblical Hebrew Calendar" article. This article is not a rehash of the history of the Jewish calendar nor the perceived problems associated with it. Neither is it a tedious astronomy lesson complete with complicated charts and terminology that baffles the mind. Among the dozens of various papers written about the calendar issue in recent months one can find an ample amount of such material.
The confusion over the calendar issue is universal and the calendar issue is now bubbling to the surface in many groups that raises the question: "Which is THE TRUE CALENDAR?" Is it important that we observe the true calendar? Which calendar has been Commanded by our CREATOR? the Gregorian Calendar (the standard civil calendar in use today), the Jewish Calendar, some form of the Jewish Calendar, the Jubilee Calendar, or is it the Calendar that was given to Moses for the Hebrews?
The "Observation Biblical Hebrew Calendar" article explains in laymans terms the calendar that is described in the Hebrew Scripture (Old Testament or Tanakh). The calendar that the SOVEREIGN gave to Moses for the Children of Israel to use through their generations.
Given enough time man corrupts everything that our SOVEREIGN CREATOR has established whether it is the Sabbath, the Commandments, or the Calendar. Therefore, if a calendar other than the commanded Calendar is used we would most certainly be keeping the wrong Festival Days. The true Hebrew Calendar revealed in the Hebrew Scripture is not recognized by 'Christian' or Jewish religions and it is even ridiculed by them. Read the following pages to see the true foundation for the Scriptural Observational Hebrew Calendar.
Do not take any man's word about a fundamental issue of Hebrew Scripture. Check it out for yourself. Read all the Scriptures in context in your own Scriptures as we cannot quote the full context here. Never take Scriptures out of context without reading the full text and praying about what you read.
Observation Biblical Hebrew Calendar Article
Data for Full Moon And Sunset for Jerusalem