Most Christians have heard it or said it, “If you were the only living person on earth, Christ would still have died for you.” In a way, that thought of Yah’s love for the individual is the companion thought to the actual words of Messiah in, John 3:16, “For God… Read More »The Choosing People
For the last half of my walk with Messiah, I’ve been most aware of one specific aspect of Kingdom living in my life. Shalom. It’s a Hebrew term that could take a lifetime to explain, but some of it’s English synonyms would be peace, wholeness, tranquility, harmony. To… Read More »The Power of Shalom
YHWH can bring truth from the mouth of a mule… I really appreciate the irony of the story of Bilam. Here is Bilam, a known and respected “prophet” paralleled to a speaking donkey! The entire story of Bilam and Balaaq is full of fun details like threes and… Read More »I Have Sinned – The Double-Minded Delegate
The Day of YaHuWaH begins as the sun silently sets. Each seventh month, as is the Sabbath day, a seal of His faithfulness. While the moon remains yet unborn, a long-ignored sign remains. Greater and lesser lights absent, the full spectacle now revealed. In the darkness, the promise… Read More »Shout, Israel! Shout!
(This article is part of a series discussing the themes of Yom Teruah, the Moed that kicks off the endgame of Yah’s plan for humanity on the first day of the seventh month.) In a previous article we condensed the theme of Yom Teruah to “Yah’s Word manifesting physically onto… Read More »How NOT to Celebrate Yom Teruah
(This article is part of a series discussing the themes of Yom Teruah, the Moed that kicks off the endgame of Yah’s plan for humanity on the first day of the Seventh month.) The last article, “Why We Shout” boiled down the theme of Yom Teruah to “Yah’s Word manifesting… Read More »Eagerly Awaiting The Seventh Coming
Yom Teruah is certainly the most mysterious Moed (the Hebrew word that means “Appointed Time”) in the bible. There are very few commandments about what to do on this date, and even fewer that overtly tell us why we do it. Adding to the mystery is a flood of misinformation,… Read More »Why We Shout
Yom Teruah is a crucial yet overlooked holiday in the Bible which occurs annually each fall. ‘Yom Teruah’ can be translated as “Day of A Loud Shout”, or “Day of the Trumpet Blast”, and has several nicknames, such as “That Day”, and “The Day That No Man Knows… Read More »Read the Warning Label!
Gen 12:9-20; Gen 20:1-18; Gen 26:1-12 Someone recently asked if lying is explicitly forbidden in Torah. We started talking about instances in Scripture where someone lied and it appears to be a good thing. Of course, the story of Abraham claiming Sarah as his sister came up. Abraham… Read More »Three Lies – Three Blessings