The Counting of the Omer: Day 29 “Too Blessed to be Stressed.”

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The Counting of the Omer Day 29:

“‘From the day after the day of rest — that is, from the day you bring the sheaf for waving — you are to count seven full weeks, 16 until the day after the seventh week; you are to count fifty days; and then you are to present a new grain offering to Adonai.” Leviticus 23: 15-16 (CJB)

“Blessed are You, Lord our God, King of the Universe, who has sanctified us with His commandments and commanded us to count the omer: Tonight will be the 30th night of the Omer, which is Four weeks, and two day.

The Counting of the Omer covers a fifty-day period of time from the Feast of First Fruits until Shavuot (Pentecost). Beginning with the day of First Fruits, each subsequent day is counted for seven complete weeks, plus one day – fifty days. During the Counting of the Omer, we “count up” to the Feast of Shavuot (the 50th Day) with each day of counting, adding to the growing expectation of what Pentecost will bring. During the Counting of the Omer, each day 8 verses from Psalm 119 is read and meditated upon,  causing us to review the condition of our hearts before God.

Day 30- Psalm 119:49-56

(Zayin) (The seventh letter of the Hebrew alphabet)

49 Remember your promise to your servant,
through which you have given me hope.

50 In my distress my comfort is this:
that your promise gives me life.

51 Though the arrogant scorn me completely,
I have not turned away from your Torah.

52 Adonai, I keep in mind your age-old rulings;
in them I take comfort.

53 Fury seizes me when I think of the wicked,
because they abandon your Torah.

54 Your laws have become my songs
wherever I make my home.

55 I remember your name, Adonai, at night;
and I observe your Torah.

56 This [comfort] has come to me,
because I observe your precepts.

Loving you enough to share the truth,

Prophetess C.C.

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