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 →

My Name Is In Him

His Name Is His Presence"Pay attention to him and listen to his voice; do not defy him, for he will not forgive rebellion, since My Name is in him." Exodus 23:21The Eternal Name appeared in a bush, appearing to Moses like fire.  The same Name is placed on the "Angel" who delivered Israel from Egypt and led them in the wilderness for forty years, preparing them for the... Continue Reading →

Baptism

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 →

Why Did God Create Israel?

If You Don't Understand Israel, You Don't Understand The Good News. The first time we hear the name Israel is right after Jacob, Abraham's grandson, wrestles all night with a man/God, and he Prevails.   Genesis 32:24; Genesis 32:25; Genesis 32:26. He said, "Your name shall no longer be Jacob, but Israel; for you have persevered, (sarah #8280)... Continue Reading →

Shinning Light on Bad Translations

Shinning Light on Bad Translations Translators have a very difficult task in conveying the most accurate meanings, especially when a different language has no equivalent word or thought. The Bible is loaded with Ancient Hebrew Idioms, Metaphors, Poetic Rhymes, Word Puns and Figurative Expressions that don't always carry over in translation. My concern is not with... Continue Reading →

Is Jesus God?

(The audio is 18 minutes long) The Answer is Clear in the Original Hebrew Is Yehoshua (YHVH Is Salvation) YHVH (He Is, He Was, He Shall Be)? In the beginning, the first man, Adam was given instructions to distinguish the way of Life from death, this is called Torah in Hebrew. Eve began to doubt... Continue Reading →

Sukkot is For Everyone

Sukkot Is Our Creator's Fall In-gathering The Hebrew word Sukkah translates into English as a Booth, Hut, Dwelling or Tabernacle.  It comes from the root word, Sakak, Strong's #5526b, meaning "to be woven or knit together." Each year, in the 7th Biblical month, when the moon is completely renewed by light, the Israelite's were instructed to... 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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