Two Dominant Religious Bodies, (Sadducees, Who Enforced the Written Law, and Pharisees, Who Added Jewish Oral Traditions), Existed During the Time of Jesus and the Apostles. After the Death of the Apostles, and the Destruction of the Temple By the Romans In 70CE, Then A Rabbinate of Rabbis Brought Forth the Talmud, Which Was Later Revised With the Mishnah. There No Longer Existed the Believers of the LORD's House of God of Jacob, Who Walked In The Righteousness of the Written Law of God. A Religious Body of Pagan Roman Gentile Christianity Replaced the Early Jewish/Christian Believers of The LORD's House of God of Jacob, and the Biblical Lunar Calender Was Replaced With A Solar Calendar. The doctrines of modern day Gentile Christian Assemblies Originate From the new pagan Roman Gentile Christian doctrine

The story begins with the Sadducees and the Pharisees.  These were the two dominant religious bodies during the latter times of the Second Temple, from about 100 B.C. to 70 A.D., when the Temple was destroyed by the Romans.

Will Durant, (In the Story of Civilization, Vol.3, Caesar and Christ), comments about these two groups:
"Within the Temple was the hall of Gazith: a meeting place for the Sanhedrin or Great Council of the Elders of Israel.  Probably, the institution arose in the period of Seleucid rule (ca. 200 B.C.), to replace the earlier council mentioned in Numbers (11:16) which was appointed by Moses, and was selected by The High Priest, Who was head of The Priesthood.  It had come in Roman times, to co-opt into its membership, a rising number of Pharisees and a few professional Scribes.  These seventy-one men, under The Presidency of The High Priest, claimed supreme power over all Jews everywhere.  Even orthodox Jews everywhere acknowledged it.  They could pass sentence of death upon Jews in Judea for religious offenses, but could not execute it without confirmation by the civil power."

"In this assembly, as in most, Two Factions fought for predominance: A Conservative Group Led By The Higher Priest And Sadducees, And A Liberal Group Led By Pharisees And Scribes.  Most of the upper clergy and upper classes belonged to the Sadducees:(Zadokim), so named after their founder Zadok.  They were nationalistic in politics and orthodox in religion.  They stood for enforcement of The Law or Written Law, but rejected the additional ordinances of the oral tradition and the liberalizing interpretations of the Pharisees.  They doubted immortality and were content to possess the good things of the earth."

"The Pharisees:(Perushim, Separatists) were so named by the Sadducees, as meaning: they separated themselves (like good Brahmans) from those, who contracted religious impurity, by neglecting the requirements of ritual cleanliness.  They were a continuation of the Chasidim or Devotees of the Maccabean age, who had upheld the strictest application of The Law.  For this purpose, they added unto The Written Law of The Pentateuch, the oral tradition of interpretations and decisions made by recognized teachers of The Law.  These interpretations were necessary, in the judgements of the Pharisees, to clarify the obscurities of The Mosaic Code, for the purpose of specifying its application in particular cases, and to modify its letter, occasionally, in adaptation to the changed needs and conditions of life.  They were, at one time, rigorous and lenient, softening The Law here and there, as in Hillel's decree on interest, but They Demanded The Full Observance Of The Oral Traditions, Above The Observance Of The Law."  (v.3, pages 536-537).

Hillel's decree on interest referred to The Law of ALaHiYM in Deuteronomy 15:1-11, where YaHuWaH Decreed that all debts were to be forgiven and written off in The Sabbatical year, known as, the year of 'release.' In Hillel's day, he saw that Jews were not making loans to other Jews, because they did not want to lose their interest and principal payments when the seventh year, or Sabbath year, came around.  Hillel's Solution?  Abolish The Law of ALaHiYM.

Thus, Jewish 'halacha' or tradition and Rabbinical rulings replaced The Law.  Moreover, in some cases, they overwrote the Law, and effectively rescinded the Law of ALaHiYM.  It was this kind of Jewish 'tradition', which Jesus:(YaHuWSHuWAh) Christ:(MaSHiYCH) vehemently condemned as vain worship and transgression of The Commandments of YaHuWaH, because they replaced the Law of ALaHiYM for their own Jewish 'Tradition'.  (Matthew 15:1-14;  Mark 7:1-23)

Thus, in the eyes of the Pharisees, oral tradition had legal weight More So Than The Word of YaHuWaH, which is The Law, Itself.  In addition, in the Mishnah itself, which is the book of the Jewish Oral Law, we read of this sheer effrontery and chutzpah of the Jewish rabbinical leadership.

Thus the Pharisees and the Rabbinate replaced The True Priesthood after the children of Israel turned from keeping the Law of ALaHiYM, and (They Placed Tradition And The Oral Law Above The Authority Of The Scriptures And The Word Of YaHuWaH Itself).  What a strange, weird, bizarre state of affairs.  What A 'Revolting Development'.

The Diaspora History of Judaism

In 70 A.D. the Jewish nation was destroyed by the Romans, then afterwards in 135 A.D. the Jews were scattered throughout Europe, Africa and Asia, and the teaching of the Law of ALaHiYM was replaced by Jewish tradition, known as the 'Oral Law'.  The cement held the Jews together.

After the rebellion of the Jews, under Bar Kochba in 132-135 A.D. and their crushing defeat by the Roman armies of Hadrian, stiff penalties were enacted against Judaism.

"The Romans resolved to destroy the recuperative virility of Judaism.  Hadrian forbade not only circumcision, but also the observance of The Sabbath or any Jewish holy day, and the public performance of any Hebrew ritual.  The Council at Jamnia was dissolved and outlawed.  A minor and powerless council was permitted at Lydda, but public instruction in The Law was prohibited on pain of death."  (Durant, ibid, page 548).

During the centuries following the time of Jesus:(YaHuWSHuWAh), the destruction of The Temple, and the banishment of Jews from Jerusalem in the time of Hadrian, the Jews began writing down their vast bodies of literature known as the Talmud.

Writes Will Durant:
"In the Temple, the synagogues, and the schools of Palestine and Babylonia, the scribes and the rabbis composed those enormous bodies of law and commentary, known as the Palestinian and Babylonian Talmud."

"Moses, they held, had left to his people not only a Written Law in The Pentateuch, but also, an oral law, which had been handed down and expanded from teacher to pupil, from generation to generation.  It had been the main point of contention between the Pharisees and the Sadducees, whether this oral law was also, of Holy Origin and a binding set of commands."

"As the Sadducees disappeared after the Dispersion of 70 A.D., and when the rabbis inherited the tradition of the Pharisees, the oral law was accepted by all orthodox Jews as YaHuWaH ALaHiYM Commandments.  The oral law was added to The Pentateuch to constitute The Law in how they lived, and in which, quite literally, they had their being.  (It Took A Thousand-Year-Long Process, For This Oral Law To Be Built Up, Given Form, And Put Into Writing As The Mishnah.  The Eight Centuries Of Debate, Judgement And Elucidation Is What Accumulated Into The Two Gemaras, Known As The Commentaries On The Mishnah)."  ("The Story of Civilization, The Age of Faith," vol.4, page 350).

Clearly, the Sadducees disputed with the Pharisees over the true meaning and importance of the 'Oral Law.'  Even Jesus:(YaHuWSHuWAh) disputed with them over the very same issues, which applied to washings and cleansings, Sabbath commands, and the like.  (After The Destruction Of The Temple, These 'Oral Traditions' Began To Assume Even Greater Meaning And Importance To The Jewish People).  While being scattered and during the Diaspora, the very existence of the Jewish people was threatened seemingly on a daily basis.  They clung with increasing desperation to their 'Oral Traditions,' as a means of maintaining unity and cohesion.

The Corruption Of The Visible Modern Day Gentile Christian Church

Among the Early Jewish/Christian Believers, who were Servants of the Apostles, there existed NON-Believers, who did NOT keep the Law, PERFECTLY.  They became like the Jews of the Diaspora.  Moreover, they went into increasing apostasy and idolatry.  The apostasy began, even during the days of The Apostles, Themselves.  (II Pet 2;  Jude;  II Tim 4)

Apostle Paul rebuked The Galatians Church:
"I am astonished that you are so quickly deserting The One Who Called You, To Be Servants Of Christ:(MaSHiYCH) and who are turning to a different Law, which is really no Law at all.  Evidently some people are throwing you into confusion, and are attempting to pervert The Law of Jesus:(YaHuWSHuWAh)."  (GAL 1: 6-7, N.I.V.);  Later, He wrote, unto Timothy, and declared, "You know that everyone in the province of Asia has deserted me."  (II Tim 1: 15, N.I.V.).

By The Fourth Century, And After The Nicene Council, In 325 A.D., The Visible Roman Gentile Christian Assemblies No Longer Represented The Original, Pristine Faith, At All.

Will Durant says in The Rise of Civilization:
"Roman [Gentile] Christianity did not destroy paganism;  It adopted it.  The Greek way of life was put to death, at first, by the teaching of The Law.  Then eventually it came to be a transmigrated life in the theology and liturgy of the Roman [Gentile] Christian church.  The Greek mysteries passed down into the impressive mystery of the Mass.  Other pagan cultures contributed to the syncretistic result.  From Egypt came the idea of a divine trinity.  Moreover, from Egypt came the adoration of the Mother and Child, and the mystic theosophy that made Neoplatonism and Gnosticism, thereby Blotting Out the (Early) Jewish/Christian Religious Doctrine.  From Phrygia came the worship of the Great Mother.  From Syria came the resurrection drama of Adonis, known as [Easter celebration].  Since, the Mithraic ritual, so closely, resembled the Eucharistic sacrifice of the Mass, the Christian fathers charged the Devil with inventing these similarities for the purpose of misleading frail minds.  Roman [Gentile] Christianity Was The Last Great Creation Of The Ancient Pagan World."  (Caesar and Christ, Vol.3, p.595)

Thus, by the fourth century, Judaism was not the only religion in serious trouble, and undergoing a tremendous transformation, from Its Original Form.  Modern Gentile Christian religions, as the world knows and recognizes them, strayed from The Original Doctrine of Jesus:(YaHuWSHuWAh) Christ:(MaSHiYCH).  Modern Gentile Christian doctrines stem from Roman Catholicism. The Catholic organizations are worldwide bastions of paganism.  The truth of the scriptures was buried under tons of pagan rituals and practices;  The scriptures were done away with, changed into metaphors, and the commandments were claimed to be 'nailed to a cross,' and abolished.  The Gentile Christian religions, in effect, rejected all of the Law, which is written in the scriptures.  Then they replaced it with a different form of 'grace', which brings forth confusion.  The Gentile Christian grace is a divine influence upon the heart to do away with the Law.

The Jews, on the other hand, went to the opposite extreme and institutionalized an 'Oral Law', and placed the oral Talmudic law, above The Law of ALaHiYM, which is written in The Scriptures.  The Jews forgot the admonitions of ALaHiYM, which came through Moses, such as:  "Do not add to the word that is commanded and do not subtract from it, but keep the Law of ALaHiYM that is commanded."  (DEU 4:2)

Supremacy Of The 'Oral Law'

The Jewish Oral Law, as we have seen, became of even more importance to them, than The Written Law that is written in The Scripture.  The oral law, which was supposed to be a blessing, in effect, became a curse to the Jews.  Originally, no doubt, many of its aspects were right and useful, interpreting the rules of sacrifices, rituals, offerings, temple duties of priests, and the like according to The Law.  However, over time, with ever newer rulings and additions, it eventually became 'The Yoke Of Bondage', to what Jesus:(YaHuWSHuWAh) Christ:(MaSHiYCH) and The Apostles referred to.  (Matt 23:4;  Acts 15:10;  GAL 5:1-4)

This oral law was composed of rabbinical decisions, rulings, opinions, and legal requirements, which was added to The Law of The Scriptures.  The oral law even went so far as to nullify and erase The Law of ALaHiYM in the minds of the people.  Jesus:(YaHuWSHuWAh) put it very clearly, when he declared, "Full well, ye reject the commandments of ALaHiYM, so that ye may keep your own tradition."  Their own tradition is what makes up the great body of oral law, which had been added generation after generation.  This oral tradition or oral law was delivered from generation to generation, and its precepts caused the Jewish leadership to grow even more increasingly distant from the word of YaHuWaH ALaHiYM.

MAR 7:6  He answered and said unto them, Well hath Esaias prophesied of you hypocrites, as it is written, This people honoureth me with their lips, but their heart is far from me.
MAR 7:7  Howbeit in vain they do worship me, teaching for doctrines the commandments of men.
MAR 7:8  For laying aside the commandment of God, ye hold the tradition of men, as the washing of pots and cups: and many other such like things ye do.
MAR 7:9  And he said unto them, ye reject the commandment of God, so that ye may keep your own tradition.

Wrote Will Durant of this problem:
"Some Rabbis ranked the Mishnah above the scriptures in authority, as being a later and revised form of the Law.  (certain rabbinical edicts, frankly voided the Law of the Pentateuch), or brought forth a corrupt interpretation of the law.  During the middle ages (476-1492), the Jews of Germany and France studied the Talmud far more than the Scriptures."  (Durant, VOL.4, p.353)

Now, we come to the pivotal year of 358 A.D., when Hillel II and his compatriots, under these conditions and circumstances, nullified The Biblical Calendar, ostensibly, for the purpose of preserving the Jewish traditional rituals and holy days of Judaism, which came from their oral traditions.  Hillel II and his compatriots continued to represent a mathematical lunar/solar calendar, with rigid fixed new moons, and the addition of new halachic postponements.

They were well sincere and well intentioned, as far as their oral law goes.  However, their actions constituted a lack of respect toward The Law of ALaHiYM.  They were lacking in The Faith of YaHuWaH.  No longer, did they have the protection that comes from keeping the Law of ALaHiYM.  They were not obedient to The Law of ALaHiYM.

Rise of the Karaites

In the centuries following, the Jews became very numerous in the lands of Persia, Babylon, and Syria.  They were allowed to be ruled in their internal affairs by their own Exilarch and the masters of their religious academies.  In 658 A.D. the Jewish rabbinical academy of Sura, in the Islamic empire, was freed from the rule of the Exilarch, and was given its independence.  The leader took the title of Excellency and ruled Jewry from the seventh to the eleventh centuries.

Then a fascinating event occurred.  In 762 A.D. the Exilarch, Solomon died, and his nephew, Anan Ben David stood in line to succeed him.  However, the heads of Sura and Pumbeditha discarded the hereditary principle, and installed his younger brother Chananyah.  Being bypassed and rejected, Anan fled to Palestine and rebelled against the established system.  Then He founded his own synagogue and 'called upon Jews everywhere to reject the Talmud and obey only The Law of The Pentateuch.'  (Durant, Ibid., p.367)

Says Will Durant:
"This was a return to the position of the Sadducees.  It corresponded, in some ways, to the Protestant abandonment of Catholic traditions, for a return to The Word of YaHuWaH.  Anan went further, and reexamined The Pentateuch in a commentary, which marked a bold advancement in the critical study of the Biblical text.  He protested against the changes, which the Talmudic Rabbis had made, concerning their oral law, which they established by their adaptive interpretations of the Law of ALaHiYM.  He insisted on the strict fulfillment of The Pentateuch Decrees;  Hence, his followers received the name Karaites:(Adherents Of The Text).  Anan praised Jesus:(YaHuWSHuWAh) as a Holy Man, Who did not set aside The Written Law of Moses, but Who did set aside the oral law of the Scribes and Pharisees.  Jesus:(YaHuWSHuWAh), in Anan's view, did not come to establish a new religion, but did come to cleanse and strengthen Judaism."  (Ibid.)

When the Muslims swept through the Middle East in the seventh century, they gave the Jews, within their empire, a measure of autonomy and self-rule, under a system known as the Exilarchate.  Overnight, as it were, the Rabbinate turned, (from a more or less local Babylonian phenomenon), into a widespread monolithic political power, among Jews throughout the Middle East.  From the 3rd to the 5th centuries, they had developed a body of religious law, known as the Babylonian Talmud, which was now imposed on Jews throughout the Muslim empire.  Resistance especially in the east was severe and fierce.  Eastern Jews had never heard of the 'Talmud,' and did not accept it easily.

In the eighth century, Anan Ben David Hanassi rose and fed the fuel of the fires of resistance.  He organized Jews to resist the Rabbinate, and also lobbied the Caliphate of the Muslim empire, to establish a second Exilarchate, for those Jews, who disagreed with the Rabbis and their authority, that is, those many Jews, who rejected the Talmud.  His followers later merged with other anti-Talmud groups, which became known as the 'Followers Of The Bible.' His followers later became known as 'The Karaites."

Anan Ben David declared:
"Search ye well in the scripture and do not rely on your own opinion."

The Karaites, therefore, are a legitimate branch of Judaism.  They trace their beliefs and practices back to the original Sadducees of the second temple period.  They, like them, reject most of 'the traditions of the Jewish elders', even as Jesus:(YaHuWSHuWAh) did.  Moreover, they rejected 'the wearing of phylacteries':(little boxes containing scriptures bound on the right wrist and on the forehead).  They take Mosheh’s admonition, (to bind the Law to our right hands and foreheads),  as a metaphorical command, meaning to take the Law to heart and to apply them in all our activities.  (see DEU 6: 4-8).

Reemergence of Karaites in Israel, Today

Several Quotes from an unknown source:
"The ancient religious sect of the Sadducees, which was later identified as the Karaites, has once again been reborn in modern day Israel.  A web site on the Internet, identified as the 'Karaite Korner,' claims to be a modern remnant of The True Form of Judaism, going back to the original Sadducees, who claim to be followers of what Moses and Aaron taught."

"Like their predecessors, the modern Karaites disputed the Jewish changes that they made to The Law of ALaHiYM, in order to establish 'their traditions and oral law'.  They observe The Original Hebrew Lunar Calendar, To Some Degree, by observing the growth of barley around Jerusalem and nearby precincts, and have planted several crops of barley, in different places, to confirm 'The True Green Ears' of the new barley every spring.  Moreover, they visually sight the New Moon Crescent, every month, from the region of Jerusalem, and reject the modern Jewish calendar inaugurated by Hillel II.
However, the modern Karaites are thoroughly Jewish, like their predecessors, the Sadducees.  They reject Jesus:(YaHuWSHuWAh) Christ:(MaSHiYCH), as Highest Priest of priests and King of kings, and they reject the authority of the new testament.  Moreover, they count Pentecost from the wrong day: from a Sunday following a So Called Saturday sabbath during their own feast of unleavened bread."

"Karaism has never been a monolithic movement, where everyone agrees with everyone else, because the burden of interpretation lies with each individual, and not from a central authority.  One finds great differences of opinion on many subjects among different Karaites.  This is looked upon as strength, rather than a weakness, preventing Karaism from becoming bogged down with a given interpretation despite the obviousness of its error."

"Despite the diversity within Karaism, however, there are still basic underlying principles of doctrine, which all Karaites hold as sacred.  They all believe in One Father, as do other Jews.  They all believe in the Authority of the 24 books of the Tanakh, somewhat, but they reject the Apocrypha, the New Testament, and the Koran.  They also believe in the ultimate coming of a prince named David, as described in the Bible (such as YaSHAhYaHuW 11: 1).  All Karaites reject Jesus:(YaHuWSHuWAh) Christ:(MaSHiYCH), Who was born in the flesh."

History Repeats Itself.

Therefore again, as in Bible times, we have the scene of two Jewish religious groups: the descendants of the Sadducees and the descendants of the Pharisees, who are in disagreement, concerning the Jewish oral law and traditions.  In addition again, in the midst of the picture, we have modern day Gentile Christians teaching that The Law of ALaHiYM is done away with, abolished at a cross of Christ.

We must weave our way carefully past 'the labyrinthine jungle of oral law, traditions, and commandments of men', (by holding firmly to the original true Law of ALaHiYM, as they are revealed and expounded in the Scriptures).  Again, beyond any doubt, both Jews and gentiles alike have gone astray from the Truth of YaHuWaH ALaHiYM.

To Which Of The Jews?

Today, we should NOT follow the modern Orthodox Jews, who are in error and in ignorance of the Law of ALaHiYM.

Apostle Paul stated:
"Judah Were Committed The 'Oracles' Of YaHuWaH."

Judah are those, who lift up Holy hands, having righteous honour, authority, and character of YaHuWaH.  Today, the True House of Judah, who upheld the Commandments of the Law, do NOT exist anywhere upon this earth.  Today, the modern day blood line descendants of the House of Judah do NOT uphold the Commandments of the Law.  They are NOT Abraham's Children.  If they were truly Abraham's children, then they would do the Righteous Works of Abraham. Abraham OBEYED the Commandments of the Law.

Apostle Paul declared:
"What advantage then is there in being of Judah, or what value is there in circumcision?  Much in every way.  First of all, they are the ones, who were entrusted with the very Law of ALaHiYM."  (Romans 3: 1-2).

The King James Version Bible has written in it, 'Oracles Of God'.  What are These Oracles?  The original Greek means the Prophetic Writings of YaHuWaH, which are the Law and Writings of the Prophets that are written under inspiration, in The Scriptures.

NONE of the Sadducees, Pharisees, and other Jewish Groups In Judea, including the Essenes, represented those, who lifted up Holy hands, having righteous honour, authority, and character of YaHuWaH.  Truly, many of these Jewish groups had the written Law in their hands, BUT they did not Wholly Observe To Do ALL, of the Commandments of the Law, In the Presence of YaHuWaH ALaHiYM, as commanded.
Today, it is claimed that the Karaite Jews are successors of the Sadducees, but they do NOT represent the True House of Judah.

Eventually, after the death of YaHuWaH's House of ALaHiYM of Jacob, many people, who followed the true believers, turned away from the Law, and took on the Jewish oral traditions that were added to the law, making the Law of no affect.  Only those, who remained as servants being like-minded as Jesus:(YaHuWSHuWAh) Christ:(MaSHiYCH), unto death, held fast to the Law of ALaHiYM, completely.

As Apostle Paul, himself, wrote, "Will their lack of the faith nullify YaHuWaH ALaHiYM righteousness?  Not at all.  Let YaHuWaH ALaHiYM be true, and every man a liar."  (Romans 3:3, N.I.V.).   The word of YaHuWaH ALaHiYM should be our supreme standard of authority.  The traditions of the Jews should be abolished.

Should we follow the traditional Jewish calendar, even when we have proved, it is in egregious error, based on tradition, rather than the word of YaHuWaH?  Of course not.  YaHuWaH forbid.

The Faith Once Delivered

Rather, let us get back to the faith, by upholding the Law of ALaHiYM, which was once, delivered to the saints.  Let's observe the same calendar, Jesus:(YaHuWSHuWAh) Christ:(MaSHiYCH), and all the Apostles, and the early believers observed, before the detestable and hateful postponements and changes were made to the Calendar, which occurred in 358 A.D., And also the changes, which were made unto the original true Lunar Calendar of YaHuWaH, before that year.

The Apostle Jude wrote:
"Dear friends, although I was very eager, to write to you about the salvation we share, I felt I had to write and urge you, to contend for the faith, which was, once, for all, entrusted to the saints.  For certain men, whose condemnation was written about long ago, have secretly slipped in among you."  (Jude 3-4, N.I.V.)

Anytime we come to see that we have been in error in the past, should we cover it up, deny it, and go on as if nothing had occurred?  Not at all.

Let us understand this.  (Human traditions) made void the Law of ALaHiYM.  Whenever there is a conflict between tradition, or oral testimony, or the opinions of Rabbis, ministers, or scholars, against the Law of ALaHiYM, (we must choose the Law of ALaHiYM).

Jesus:(YaHuWSHuWAh) declared twice:
"It is written, man does not live by bread alone, but on every word that comes from the mouth of YaHuWaH."  (Matt 4: 4;  Luke 4:4, N.I.V.)

YaSHAhYaHuW the Prophet wrote:
"To the Law and to the testimony of the Prophets.  If they do not speak according to this word, they have no truth in them."  (Isaiah 8:20)

Likewise, Apostle Paul declared in clear and unmistakable language:
"All scripture is YaHuWaH-breathed, and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, so that the man of YaHuWaH may be thoroughly equipped for every righteous work."  (II Tim 3: 16-17)

When we find errors in what we have believed and assumed in the past to be true, what should we do?  How should we handle them?

Apostle Paul wrote unto the Called:(Invited):
Acts 17:30   "In the past YaHuWaH overlooked such ignorance, but now commands all people everywhere, to repent."

Today is Not a day for anyone to be Called:(Invited), to come out of sin, to receive salvation, like it was during the days of the Apostles.  Today, a person can study the scriptures by applying precept upon precept, line upon line, here a little, and there a little.  Moreover, that same person can strive to uphold the commandments of the Law, although that same person's works of the Law will NOT sanctify him.
Why is this true?
Because that same person does Not have a moral conviction to uphold the whole Law.  Therefore, that person is NOT able to walk in the righteousness of the Law.  The Holy Spirit does NOT dwell within.

Jesus:(YaHuWSHuWAh) Christ:(MaSHiYCH), declared plainly:
"Yet, a time is coming and has now come, when the true worshipers will worship the Father in Spirit and in Truth, for they are the kind of worshipers, the Father seeks.  YaHuWaH is Spirit, and His worshipers must worship in Spirit and in Truth."  (John 4:23-24)

Jesus:(YaHuWSHuWAh) Christ:(MaSHiYCH) was referring unto His day, when He said a time has now come, when the true worshippers will worship the Father in Spirit and in Truth.  Today, we do not have true worshippers upon this earth, who worship YaHuWaH AL, the Sovereign Self Existent Father, under the influence of the Holy Spirit and into all truth.

Why is this true?

Because YaHuWaH's House of ALaHiYM of Jacob has not been reestablished in Jerusalem, yet.  The Holy Spirit dwells only within YaHuWaH's House of ALaHiYM of Jacob.

Jesus:(YaHuWSHuWAh) also declared:

"If you hold to My doctrine, you are really My disciples.  Then you will know the Truth, and the Truth will set you free."  (John 8:31-32)

Satan knows that YaHuWaH is about to do 'a short work upon the earth':

ROM 9:28  For He will finish the work, and cut it short in righteousness: because a short work will YaHuWaH make upon the earth.

Satan and those, who operate under the adversaries influence, have always tried by all means, to 'make righteousness to appear as evil, and evil to appear as righteousness':
ISA 5:20  Woe unto them, who call evil a righteousness, and righteousness an evil;  that put darkness for light, and light for darkness;  that put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter.

The majority of people prefer lies over sound doctrine:
2TIM 4:3  For the time will come, when they will not endure sound doctrine;  but after their own lusts, shall they heap to themselves teachers, having itching ears;
2TIM 4:4  And they shall turn away their ears from the truth, and shall be turned unto fables.

Tragically, 'many of our leading religious leaders are happy to be used by Satan', to preach and publish lies:
ISA 30:10  Who say to the seers, see not;  and to the prophets, prophesy not, unto us, righteous things, speak unto us, smooth things, prophesy deceits:
ISA 30:11  Get, you, out of the way;  turn aside out of the path, cause the Holy One of Israel to cease from the presence of us.
JER 5:31  The false prophets prophesy falsely, and the unrighteous priests bear rule by their means;  and My defiled people love to leave it so: and what will ye do in the end, thereof?

Don't allow Jewish tradition to be your downfall, but strive to follow YaHuWaH ALaHiYM Truth, only.

To read some historical information, about the true Lunar Calendar of YaHuWaH, click on this link:  History Reveals That the Babylonians Used the Same Lunar Months That the Hebrews Used To Set the Seventh Day Sabbaths

Praise YaHuWaH!