The God of the Process?

“Not only that, but we rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance, 4 and endurance produces character, and character produces hope, 5 and hope does not put us to shame, because God’s love has been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit who has been given to us.” Romans 5:3-5 English Standard Version (ESV)   Our God […]

What’s Your Focus?

Author: Alan Langstaff There was a season in my life when I was into photography. Back in 1955, I was one of the first people in my circle of friends and business acquaintances that became involved in color photography. Back then, it was colored slides, long before color prints became popular and now, of course, […]

Slandering other more public believers

One of the most heinous things a believer in Jesus can do is publicly ridicule and condemn a fellow brother or sister in Messiah, when only knowing part of their story and only seeing part of their more public fruit. Such ridicule and condemnation actually tarnishes you, while also spreading gossip (murder with the tongue). […]

Why Messiah must be God!

All the biblical reasons why the Messiah must be God Himself – from a Hebraic perspective!! If you agree Jesus is God – PLEASE SHARE! By Eitan Bar Does the New Testament turn a mere man into God? This is what New Testament critic Rabbi Daniel Asor thinks: “The Bible rejects pagan idolatry that revolves around human-like gods, men as gods.” […]

Patterns in the Bible

Patterns in the Bible: One of my classes in Seminary was an advanced study in Hebrew, specifically, the Psalms. We compared each Psalm in order while looking at how they “talk” to each other. One psalm will start a pattern of words and phrases, the next psalm(s), will pick up those some words and phrases […]

Messiah will speak a New Torah (Instructions), not like Moses’?

I thought this might be a good conversation starter? What do you think?   The future of the Law has preoccupied the Rabbis from early times. They sometimes asked, “Torah, whatever will become of you?“61  And further, in the Talmud there is a discussion of the possible ranking of the precepts in order of importance: […]

Is Loving and Forgiving Yourself Biblical?

There are moments when we all become someone else. Something other than what we are. It takes only a moment. But we spend the rest of our lives looking back at that moment in shame. It can happen in one instant, out of a lifetime of service, we can become our own worst instincts. I’ve […]

The Hebrew Order of Bible Books Teach: The Coming of Messiah

The Hebrew Bible   Most people in the Messianic Movement (or Hebrew Roots for that matter), don’t realize that the Hebrew Bible is put together in a Theological Order.   The books of the Bible are put in an order to teach a particular theology.The larger scrolls 3 scrolls that make up the larger sections […]

Have you heard that Israeli leaders are urging Jews to read through the entire Bible, verse by verse, chapter by chapter? Amazing, but true. Here’s the latest.

Have you heard that Israeli leaders are urging Jews to read through the entire Bible, verse by verse, chapter by chapter? Amazing, but true. Here’s the latest. by joelcrosenberg (Central Israel) — You probably haven’t heard this in the mainstream media, but Israel’s most senior leaders are urging the Jewish people to read through the Bible, the whole Bible, verse by verse, […]