As we approach the spring moedim (feasts), it is good to reevaluate Yeshua’s Passion Week. This article by Jane Diffenderfer does just that with the festival of firstfruits and Yeshua’s resurrection. Her insights are refreshing and revealing — especially for the daughters of the King!
You can see part I of her post here.
The Women that Followed Messiah from Galilee
In the beginning of Messiah Yeshua’s ministry, along with the Twelve Apostles, there was a group of women that followed Him from Galilee. We read about them in Luke 8:1-3: “And it came about soon afterwards, that He [Yeshua/Jesus] began going about…proclaiming and preaching the Kingdom of God; and the twelve were with Him, and also some women…Mary who was called Magdalene…Joanna the wife of Chuza, Herod’s steward, and Susanna, and many others who were contributing to their support out of their private means” (Luke 8:1-3). These women were first-hand witnesses of the Gospel of Messiah.
These women from Galilee, were also faithful to Him during His crucifixion. “Now the centurion…saw the earthquake and the things that were happening, became very frightened, and said, ‘Truly this was the Son of God!’ And many women were there looking on from a distance, who…
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