Then we departed from the river of Ahava on the twelfth day of the first month, to go unto Yerushalayim; and the hand of our God was upon us, and He delivered us from the hand of the enemy and lier-in-wait by the way.
For the people of Israel, the past and the present fuse together to create the most extraordinary future. As told in today’s verse, it is clear that a carefully choreographed event is planned and designed to reflect a former exodus, the exodus from Egypt. Just as the Jews left Egypt in the first month, the month of ‘Nissan,’ and crossed the Red Sea, Ezra’s exodus departed from a river in the first month. Certainly, the symbolism of recreating such a formative occurrence wasn’t lost on the members of the entourage, giving them tremendous courage and hope. “Patterns of Evidence: The Exodus” investigates phenomenal historical and archaeological evidence of the Egyptian Exodus, in a quest to determine whether or not the famous story of the Exodus is fact or fiction.
By combining all-natural ingredients and extracts of the Seven Species of Fruit & Grain, Shivat has developed a line of skin-supportive cleansing soaps that is close to nature. They believe that your skin should be caressed with products that retain the fine qualities found in the foods that are beneficial for your health and well-being. Therefore, they created a line of seven soaps called “Shivat”, which means “The Seven” in Hebrew. Every one of the seven species contains healthful nutrients that benefit the body and promote wellness.