The Big List Of 33 Things That Are Going To Happen In September 2015

I know there is a lot prognosticators during this time of the year.  I don’t spend much energy upon all that is being said.  What I do know is the word of God.  The next 30 days is the greatest, anointed, blessed time for God’s people both Jew and Gentile who follow His timing andContinue reading “The Big List Of 33 Things That Are Going To Happen In September 2015”

Hebrew Thought: How Does God View Covenant of Marriage?

The Talmud says “One must always be careful of wronging his wife, for her tears are frequent and she is quickly hurt.” The husband of the woman suspected of adultery is brought to the Tabernacle. The priest officiating the ritual prepares a cocktail of water and dust from the Tabernacle floor. He makes the womanContinue reading “Hebrew Thought: How Does God View Covenant of Marriage?”

Shavout, The Feast of Pentecost

“From the day after the Sabbath, the day you brought the sheaf of the wave offering, count off seven full weeks (Shavuot).”  (Leviticus 23:15 In a rare alignment, this year, the Christian celebration of Pentecost (on May 24th) coincides with the Jewish celebration of Shavuot. While many Christians will be celebrating Pentecost on Sunday asContinue reading “Shavout, The Feast of Pentecost”

SIN OF TRIANGULATION

The Sin of Triangulation Thought for the Week: “Take full vengeance for the sons of Israel on the Midianites; afterward you will be gathered to your people.” (Numbers 31:2) Why did God want the Israelites to take vengeance on the Midianites? In an effort to ensnare the Israelites, the Midianites and Moabites had sent theirContinue reading “SIN OF TRIANGULATION”

The Tale of Two Wives

Torah Portion week 38, Numbers 16:1-18:32 The Two Wives Thought for the Week: A proverb says, “Woe to the wicked, and woe to his neighbor.” This applies to Dathan and Abiram, the neighbors of Korah. Dathan and Abiram were neighbors with a contentious man. That is why they were punished with him and were sweptContinue reading “The Tale of Two Wives”

Salt of the Covenant- Matthew 5:13

“You are the salt of the earth; but if the salt has become tasteless, how can it be made salty again? It is no longer good for anything, except to be thrown out and trampled under foot by men.” (Matthew 5:13) Salt of the Covenant When discussing the levitical sacrifices, the Torah says, “all yourContinue reading “Salt of the Covenant- Matthew 5:13”

The Twelfth Biblical Month of Adar

Adar is the twelfth month of the Jewish calendar.  The word ADAR means, “strength.”  This is the month of good fortune for the Jewish people and is the month of joy. The “JOY” of Adar is what makes this the “pregnant” month of the year.  Seven of the nineteen years of the Jewish calendar areContinue reading “The Twelfth Biblical Month of Adar”

Weekly Torah Portion

Jacob lived his last 17 years in Egypt. The sages say that they were his best 17 years. (Tov, the Hebrew term for “good,” has the numerical value of 17.) Jacob was a spiritually refined person, who had spent years studying Torah in the Land of Israel (then still called Canaan), the holiest place onContinue reading “Weekly Torah Portion”