Wonder if There's Life on the Other Side? As we close our eyes to sleep in darkness 'till the morning light returns, we can all see this one, of countless ways, each night begins a new day. The light never fails to follow darkness. Every month the moon reflects, waxing and waning, darkness to fullness,... Continue Reading →
What Can People Do to Me?"So we say with confidence, the Lord/YHVH, (The Eternal Name) is my Helper, I will not be afraid, what can man/people do to me," Hebrews 13:6; Psalm 118:6I can only speak for myself but I venture to say the majority of us are afraid of what people actually can do to us. ... Continue Reading →
Turn and Be Immersed As non-Jewish, or gentile, I rarely saw the connections between my English New Testament translations and the original Hebrew of the Torah and Prophets. It wasn't until I began to study the Hebrew word meanings that I began recognizing phrases like, "Repent and be Baptized," were Hebrew concepts. For well over... Continue Reading →
Baptism Represents Death and New Life We first read the word Baptism in the Greek New Testament. Baptizo #907 is a verb meaning to submerge. Immersion was not a foreign concept to the 1 Century religion of Judaism. The Hebrew word Miqvah #4723 means a gathered reservoir or collection of (living) water. Miqva'vot are used... Continue Reading →
Meaning of the Rock of Our Salvation Jesus, Yehosha, meaning, YHVH's Salvation, is the Rock of our Salvation.
The Misconception of God's Punishment Punishment is translated from the original Hebrew word Paqad #6485, its root meaning is, "to attend to." Paqad is most often translated as; numbered, counted, take note, the sum, call to account, charge, visit, appoint, concerned, take care, punish and the list goes on... With these broad definitions in mind,... Continue Reading →
It's Arrogant to Assume We'll Be Alive Tomorrow. James Chapter 4 Puts our Prideful Boasting Into Perspective. 1st Century Believers Said, Lord Willing, So When Did We Stop? We can begin by acknowledging our prideful, I will...and saying Lord willing I will...or I hope to...
Welcome the Stranger How We Treat Others, Is How We Treat Our Creator. Matthew 25:40
Not His Birth, but His Death Not Our Freedom, but our Bondage Not our Greed, but Those in Need When we take a closer look at our Creator's Perfect Word, even through every imperfect translation, this contrast is clearly seen: We celebrate our Saviors birth, although He commanded us to remember His death. We celebrate... Continue Reading →