Archive | June, 2014

Trust is a Regulation?

This week’s Torah portion is called ‘Hukkat’ meaning ‘regulation’. In reading this portion, I didn’t see a whole lot of regulations, compared to other portions. Instead I see one issue that stands out above all others – trust. And that got me to thinking that there must be a connection between trust and regulations. But […]

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We Did This

What exactly did ‘we’ do and who is this ‘we’? I’ll tell you. ‘We’ have kept Jews from believing in Jesus, and ‘we’ are Gentile Christians. How did we do this? By taking Jesus out of His Jewish surroundings and dressing Him in the garments of a Gentile. Now I know these are strong words, […]

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Solomon in the Sermon on the Mount

They say that imitation is the highest form of flattery. Did you know that discipleship is exactly that? Imitation. Imitation of everything your teacher says and does. In Judaism, disciples study the words of their rabbi. They memorize his teachings and his interpretation of the Torah, and then implement these into their lives. Recently, a […]

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The Four Living Creatures

Did you ever think about the four creatures in Ezekiel? Did you know that they are also found in Revelation? You did? Good. However, did you also know that you can see this same picture in Numbers? No? Well read on. Let’s start by taking a look at the four faces of the creatures found […]

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