The Blessing of Challah Bread

The Challah bread is a specially braided bread and symbolic of the double portion of God’s provision. During the wilderness experience God caused a double portion of manna to fall, so the children of Israel wouldn’t have to work on the Sabbath. This miracle is commemorated each Friday by blessing two loaves of Challah atContinue reading “The Blessing of Challah Bread”

Thy Loving Kindness Endures Forever

Shabbat Shalom! Notes from Wellspring Israel’s teaching video last night. The Israelites believed in Moses being the deliver. They had been in bondage for 400 years. But when Pharaoh hardened his heart and made things much more difficult for the slaves, they lost their breath. Exodus 6:9-10, “So Moses spoke accordingly to the Children ofContinue reading “Thy Loving Kindness Endures Forever”

Day 4 of Elul: The Law of Displacement

Day Of 4 of Teshuvah of Biblical month of Elul. Teshuvah means RETURN or REPENTANCE as in to the Lord. Blow your Shofar 4 times. The Number 4 in Hebrew has to do with Times and Seasons. Not only as to Summer, Fall, Winter, and Spring. But to do also with God’s Moadims: The yearlyContinue reading “Day 4 of Elul: The Law of Displacement”

Shabbat Blessing

Speak this Shabbat Blessing over your family, household, and city According to your Faith, may it be unto you.” Or according to your obedience my it be So. May The LORD make His face shine upon you, and be gracious to you; May The LORD lift up His countenance upon you, and give you peace.”Continue reading “Shabbat Blessing”

The Desert Can Be A Place To Blossom

This week’s Torah Reading is from Numbers 1:1 -4:20, The reading is called “Bamidbar”, which means “in the desert,” and it is the first portion of the book of Numbers. We always read it just before Shavuot/Pentecost. But why?The reason is that God gave the Torah in the desert. It might seem that the LordContinue reading “The Desert Can Be A Place To Blossom”

Tonight is Shabbat Shuva (Shabbat between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur)

This is the time which is called the ten days of Awe. Ten days to Return to God. God determines during these ten days leading up to Yom Kippur/Day of Atonement if a person’s name is recorded in the book of life. This is the time to repent for everything we have said this pastContinue reading “Tonight is Shabbat Shuva (Shabbat between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur)”

Vatican admits The Change of Sabbath was their act Not The Bible

I have taught for years to honor the Shabbat. As a Messianic Gentile this is counter cultural in church society of America. The Lord told me this when struggling with Saturday (Shabbat) or Sunday as the day of Worship. “Worship Me on Saturday and then again on Sunday. It will be as if two bookendsContinue reading “Vatican admits The Change of Sabbath was their act Not The Bible”

The Covenant of Salt

Tonight my wife and I along with our grandson celebrated Shabbat.  We love teaching our grandsons about the Covenant and Appointed time of the weekly Shabbat.  Our grandson is four years old.  His mother is a song writer and musician so he has been around worship all his life.  He sang a song to usContinue reading “The Covenant of Salt”

Early In the Morning Judah Leads In Praise

Each week in Judiasm, Messianic Judiasm, and Hebrew Roots there is a scripture reading and application from the Torah (First five books of the Bible).  This weeks reading is very significant as we finish out our Fifty Day Journey from Passover to Pentecost. It has do with living a life of Praise.  The greatest detrimentContinue reading “Early In the Morning Judah Leads In Praise”