Did you ever wonder when Jesus was really born? Most people know Jesus was not born in December, but the Gospel of Luke gives us all the information we need to calculate the month that the Messiah was actually born. This is a great video by Rico Cortes explaining the process by understanding the workings of the temple.
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Can a human make for himself gods? Yet they are not gods!” “Therefore look, I am about to let them know, this time I am going to let them know my power and my might, and they will know that my name is Yahweh.” Jeremiah 16:20–21 (LEB) There are many gods that we see inContinue reading “Making a New God is Easy”
But I say, live by the Spirit, and you will never carry out the desire of the flesh. Galatians 5:16 (LEB) The apostle Paul does a great job of condensing the commandments of God found in the first five books of the Bible for those who are not familiar with them. Paul uses terms suchContinue reading “Walk in the Spirit: Keep the Commandments Like Paul”
You shall not hate your brother in your heart, but you shall reason frankly with your neighbor, lest you incur sin because of him. Leviticus 19:17 Do you love your neighbour? When asked to reduce all of the commandments of God to one, Jesus recited the Shema from Deuteronomy chapter six, which states that YahwehContinue reading “Neighbourly Love”
And when the day of Pentecost had come, they were all together in the same place. Acts 2:1 (LEB) The Feast of Weeks, Shavuot, or in Greek, Pentecost, is traditionally the feast day that celebrates the marriage covenant between Yahuah and His people at Mount Horeb. It is also the feast that believers gathering onContinue reading “The Feast of Weeks; Pentecost”
And why do you call me “Lord, Lord,” and do not do what I tell you? Everyone who comes to me and listens to my words and does them—I will show you what he is like: he is like a man building a house, who dug and went down deep and laid the foundation onContinue reading “What are you Afraid of?”
“I am the vine; you are the branches. The one who remains in me and I in him—this one bears much fruit, for apart from me you are not able to do anything. If anyone does not remain in me, he is thrown out as a branch, and dries up, and they gather them and throwContinue reading “Vines, Branches, Sticks and Trees”
Then Jesus spoke to the crowds and to his disciples, saying, “The scribes and the Pharisees sit on the seat of Moses. Therefore do and observe everything that they tell you, but do not do as they do, for they tell others to do something and do not do it themselves. W. Hall Harris IIIContinue reading “The Church, Korah and a Rich Man”
O Yahweh, my strength, and my stronghold, and my refuge in the day of distress, to you the nations will come from the ends of the earth, and they will say, “Our ancestors have inherited only lies, vanity, and there is no profit in them”. Jeremiah 16:19 (LEB) Tests can be stressful because they areContinue reading “The Test Results are in and…”
So then, whoever eats the bread or drinks the cup of the Lord in an unworthy manner will be guilty of the body and the blood of the Lord. But let a person examine himself, and in this way let him eat from the bread and let him drink from the cup. For the one who eatsContinue reading “The Blood of the New Covenant”
Brothers, even if a person is caught in some trespass, you who are spiritual restore such a person in a spirit of humility, looking out for yourself, lest you also be tempted. Carry the burdens of one another, and so fulfill the law of Christ. Galatians 6:1–5 (LEB): What is different about the law ofContinue reading “Understanding the Law of Christ”
“Remember the day of the Sabbath, to consecrate it. Six days you will work, and you will do all your work. But the seventh day is a Sabbath for Yahweh your God; you will not do any work—you or your son or your daughter, your male slave or your female slave, or your animal, or yourContinue reading “Importance of the Sabbaths and the Kingdom of God”
If anyone has an ear, let him hear. He who leads into captivity will go into captivity. If anyone will kill with the sword, he must be killed by a sword. Here is the patience and the faith of the saints. Revelation 13:9-10 The crusader mentality is alive and well in western Christianity. Read theContinue reading “Die by the Sword If You Wish”