Etymology of the Name Jesus

Why I Call Him Yehoshua Don't worry, I'm not saying anything against your preferred pronunciation, whether it be Jesus, Iesous, Isa, Yeshua or however you say salvation in your language.  Even though I know the etymology of the Name I still try to say Jesus in English because it's the name most people recognize. I... Continue Reading →

What is The Good News?

Do We Understand The "Good News" Like Adam Did? The Good News predates all of mankind's religious divisions because it has existed from the beginning.  Adam and Eve died with hope in the promise that one day death would be destroyed: And I will put enmity between you (the serpent/death) and the woman, (Israel/Spiritual) and between your seed (offspring) and... Continue Reading →

Testing Translation

Why and How to Test Translations The above verse is a fulfilled prophesy as noted in Matthew 21:5.  Although it is recognizable, you will notice how small textual variations can make a big difference. "This took place to fulfill what was spoken through the prophet: “Say to the daughter of Zion, ‘See, your King comes to you, gentle and riding on a donkey, on a colt, the foal of a beast of burden.” Matthew... Continue Reading →

Salvation, Righteousness and Life

The Ambiguous Meaning of Salvation If you live in the Western world you’ve probably been asked religious questions like, “are you saved?” and “when did you receive your salvation?”  These questions were like grains of sand to me, those little irritations that penetrate and lodge within, refusing to be ignored.  Like the irritations that make their... Continue Reading →

Day of Trumpets, Yom Teruah

Day of Trumpets The First Sacred Day of Fall Existed From Creation "Then God said, "Let there be lights in the expanse of the heavens to separate the day from the night, and let them be for Signs, (Oth #226) and for Appointed Times, (Moa'ed #4150) and for Days,(yom #3117) and Years,(shanah #8141)."  Genesis 1:14 The... Continue Reading →

Truth Will Set You Free, from what?

"Then you will know the Truth, and the Truth will set you Free." John 8:32 Truth shines like a Light in the darkness. Opinions About Truth Our opinions about what's good, bad, right, wrong, true or false have led to many an ugly disagreement.  Religious, political and family feuds exist as proof of those who do... Continue Reading →

The Great I AM is Sovereign

The Great I AM is Sovereign Most people of faith would agree there is One Sovereign over All, but they continue to fear the dark. Is He Sovereign, even over The Darkness of Deception?  "I AM said, 'Who will entice Ahab to go up and fall at Ramoth-gilead?' And one said this while another said... Continue Reading →

Love, Passion, Infatuation, Jealousy, Fury

Love, Passion, Infatuation, Jealousy, Fury Each of these words has a physical and Spiritual meaning.  The Eternal Spirit of our Creator reveals Spiritual things through our finite logic. Physical emotions had me mastered.  I followed them to the heights and let them take me to the lowest of depths.  This is my lesson of learning,... Continue Reading →

Mystery of Salvation

Love Reveals The Mystery of Salvation  "And so we know and believe on the Love God has for us.  God (YHVH) is Love.  Whoever lives in Love lives in God, (YHVH) and God (YHVH) in them."  1 John 4:16 "This is how Love is made One (Echad) among us so that we will have fearless confidence on the... Continue Reading →

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