Our culture • Our Upbringing • Our Walk with the Lord

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"Breaking out of our culture and upbringing and stepping into G-d's will." As a priests and a kings, how do we honor and bring glory to God? How do we minister before the Lord? There are two ways to minister to the Lord, (i) through prayer, ...

Chasidut, follower, pious … God’s Word and Truth, how do we apply it in our lives?

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Today we live in a culture of post-modern philosophy. This type of culture consist of shifting truth (relativism) and broken promises, from politics to our relationships. Does it feel as if you are unable to take anyone at his or her word tod...

To bear our iniquity!

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Reading through Parashat Shimini (meaning "eighth," the third word, and first dictinctive word in the parshah) we are reminded of the importance of the priestly role Yeshua fulfilled as the Messiah.  Both the Torah and Ketuvei Shelach...

Lucifer (Satan) and Judaism

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Below is a discussion email response I gave a while back on the topic of "Lucifer (Satan) and Judaism." A lot of times there appear to be a disconnection between what we have accepted traditionally as doctrine such as that in discussions wi...

Paul’s Warning in Romans 12:1-2

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In the Apostle Paul’s letter to the Romans, he is pleading with members of the body of Christ onthe importance of our bodies being the dwelling place of the Ruach HaKodesh (the Holy Spirit).In the Textus Receptus, Paul says “parak...

Religion, Evolution, and biased Research?

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If political bias can skew ones research, why can't a religious bias also skew ones research? Arrogance in humanism and evolutionary thought has led many astray. We need to wake up to the fact of what is really going on. This isn't just...

Forgiveness hinges upon our forgiving others.

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Forgiveness is one of the most important things we have to deal with in life, in our relationship with God and also in our relationship with friends and family.  But, did you know forgiveness from God hinges upon our forgiveness of ot...

The concept of repentance, forgiveness, and the Messiah.

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The concept of repentence, forgiveness, and the Messiah always tends to come up in conversation with respect to the disagreements that occur between Judaism, and the Messiai / Christian faith.  Are repentance and deeds of loving kindness...

The Humanity of Yeshua (Jesus)

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The scriptures say that Yeshua (Jesus) experienced humanity as we do meaning that He was tempted as we are tempted (but he did not sin) and he went through pain and sorrow as we do (i.e. going to the cross). As a result of His sufferings, Hi...

The Idols We place in Our Hearts.

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Reading through the book of Ezekiel we learn that Ezekiel was a Priest and Prophet of ancient Yisrael of the 6th Century BC. He was the subject and author of the book that is named after its author. Ezekiel began to prophesy to the Yisrael i...

Can Christians participate in worldly activities such as going to Bars?

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"...if any man who is called a brother ..." 1 Corinthians 5:11 the apostle Paul is talking about a brother in the faith and not referring to befriending unbelievers for the purpose of witnessing/living ones life for Christ amongst the lost...

One Torah for All – Are Christians Obligated to Obey the Torah?

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The works of the Torah were never meant to be used as a means to earn one’s way into heaven.  Sadly to say many Christians today believe that this is exactly what was going on in the Old Testament in the ritual service that is commanded in the Torah at the Tabernacle and later in the Temple in Jerusalem....

Historical Narrative of Genesis chapter 1.

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I put together these slides to help with understanding the literary technique in Sefer Bereshit (Book of Genesis). The literary technique that Moshe used when he wrote the account of God's creation is written in the "Historical Narrative." T...

Satanic Attack: analysis of the nature of satanic attack and what to do when under attack.

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We live in a dangerous time, where opportunities to sin are at its highest and various avenues for slipping into sinful behavior is easy. We need to be very careful to guard our hearts, our eyes, and our ears in order to protect ourselves spi...

A Kingdom of priests and a holy nation.

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All of Torah points to the messiah, from the text as a whole down to one word as demonstrated in Exodus 19:6. In this study we see how Moshe reveals to us from the Hebrew scriptures the promise of the Messiah Yeshua in the fulfillment of the...

Atonement outside of sacrifice?

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Yom Kippur is approaching and is one of the most important holidays of the Hebrew Bible. During ancient times, thoughts of the korban (sacrifice) which was offered on our behalf would be at the forefront of discussion. As we approach the ...

Muhammad or Jesus of Nazareth?

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I have heard it said that a Muslim submits himself to Allah out of love, but does a Muslim submit himself to Allah and to Islam because he loves Allah? According to the encyclopedia Britannica, in the religion of Islam, the tradition or coll...

Come and Receive the Living Waters of Salvation!

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Hag Sukkot, the Festival of Booths, is a time of rejoicing before the Lord according to Vayikra / Leviticus 23:40 'Now on the first day you shall take for yourselves the foliage of beautiful trees, palm branches and boughs of lea...

Religion is a Two-edged Sword by FFOZ

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The article titled "Religion is a Two-edged Sword" discusses Religious zealotry and fanaticism as having no place among the disciples of Yeshua outside of our "zeal for the Torah" and "zeal for good deeds." This is an excellent article discussing an issue with transliteration of Hebrew into Greek as this is connected to ancient terrorism (zealotism) as opposed to...

The Bulls of our lips or The Temple Sacrifice?

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I have been reading "Siddur Kol Yaakov" published by Mesorah Publications and have come across an interesting paradox within the rabbinical prayers found in the Siddur. This paradox stems from conversations I have had with a few Orthodox Jews...

Ask not counsel at the mouth of the Lord?

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Deception is at its greatest peak in history and the battleground is in the heart. Without a biblical worldview it becomes impossible to determine what life is really about, which is to serve the Lord in everything that we do! Read more... ...

Do Demons Speak Out in Today’s Music?

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Spiritual Warfare is something that every believer must deal with in their life and walk as a believer in Yeshua the Messiah.  It is interesting that few believers have considered that modern music is one of the most significant plac...

Is Isaiah 53 the only prophecy in the Bible for the Messiah?

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Rabbinic Judaism teaches that the Messiah has not come. Some sects of Judaism even have their own messiah. Regardless of Judaism's questions on who the Messiah is we know for certain because the Bible prophetically revealed Yeshua as the Me...

Conspiracy Theories …

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Our society is filled with conspiracy theories and a good number of movies have been centered upon one conspiracy theory or another. But, did you know that dwelling upon the various conspiracy theories that are shown on television or ...

Seeing Beyond the Physical Realm

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Have you examined your heart towards others? Do things always tend to come up that remind you of past hurts and pains? Does being reminded of the past cause feelings of anger and judgment to rise up in your heart towards someone else? Exam...

Having Genuine Faith

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While reading this weeks Parsha and the portion from the Ketuvei Shelachim (Apostolic Writings) it appears that the Apostle Paul had these two Parshiot in mind while he was speaking to the people at Rome in Romans chapter 10.  This week'...

Easter or Pesach (Passover)?

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When the month of April comes around each year everyone begins to think about Easter. The question is what are we really celebrating? What does Pesach or Easter mean for us today? Do Pesach and Easter mean the same thing? As the Pesach (Passo...

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