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Shabbat on Which We Remember

By Tim Hegg

Yom Teruah, the day for sounding the shofar, is also referred to in the Torah as ןוֹר ְ כִז ןוֹתָ בּ ַשׁ, shabbaton zichron, a Shabbat of remembering, as noted in Lev 23:24. The NASB translates the verse:

Speak to the sons of Israel, saying, ‘In the seventh month on the f irst of the month you shall have a rest, a reminder by blowing of trumpets, a holy convocation. (Lev 23:24)

 

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Tim Hegg

President / Instructor

Tim graduated from Cedarville University in 1973 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Music and Bible, with a minor in Philosophy. He entered Northwest Baptist Seminary (Tacoma, WA) in 1973, completing his M.Div. (summa cum laude) in 1976. He completed his Th.M. (summa cum laude) in 1978, also from NWBS. His Master’s Thesis was titled: “The Abrahamic Covenant and the Covenant of Grant in the Ancient Near East”. Tim taught Biblical Hebrew and Hebrew Exegesis for three years as an adjunct faculty member at Corban University School of Ministry when the school was located in Tacoma. Corban University School of Ministry is now in Salem, OR. Tim is a member of the Evangelical Theological Society and the Society of Biblical Literature, and has contributed papers at the annual meetings of both societies. Since 1990, Tim has served as one of the Overseers at Beit Hallel in Tacoma, WA. He and his wife, Paulette, have four children, nine grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.