How would you say YHVH demonstrates His love? The common answer for Christians is He sent His Son, Yeshua, to die for us. Jews would answer He gave His Torah and made an everlasting covenant with their forefathers. Both are … Continue reading →
In our text this week, Jesus comes from the Galilee to John at the Jordan to be immersed. Knowing who stands before him, in bewilderment, John asks, “…and do you come to me?” A question that rings true in the … Continue reading →
When I’ve had conversations with believers and non-believers alike about the Old Testament they always bring up the brutality and merciless nature of God because of the instructions given to go in and conquer the land; and they are right … Continue reading →
This week’s portion was packed full of wonderful teachings. Moses addresses the people by reminding them where they came from and where they were going. I can imagine hearing his commanding voice address the people.
[dc]S[/dc]omething else I realized about Moses’ unfortunate situation. He had been empowered with the ability to perform many miracles. His words and actions in obedience to YHVH brought about plagues, protection, and provisions. However, when you carefully look at all … Continue reading →
Let’s continue with our study of Korah. Although Moses knew what a mistake they were making, he humbly gave the assembly the opportunity to stand before YHVH to clearly see who YHVH would choose for the duties and responsibilities they … Continue reading →
I read the story of Nadab and Abihu in Leviticus 10 several times and it continued to send me in a state of shock and disbelief until this week. Having completed a study cycle through the Torah, and connecting it … Continue reading →
Sometimes when I read a portion of scripture that seems to be a repeat of information I processed earlier, I have to work extra hard to find something new because I am convinced there are no unimportant words in scripture. … Continue reading →