What are the 613 Commandments?

Then Jesus said to the crowds and to his disciples, “The scribes and the Pharisees sit on Moses’ seat so do and observe whatever they tell you, but not the works they do. For they preach, but do not practice. Matthew 23:1-3 What are the 613 commandments, also referred a to as Miztvaot? Most peopleContinue reading “What are the 613 Commandments?”

If it be of 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄, Who Can Oppose it?

“So in the present case I tell you, keep away from these men and let them alone, for if this plan or this undertaking is of man, it will fail; but if it is of God, you will not be able to overthrow them. You might even be found opposing God!” So they took hisContinue reading “If it be of 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄, Who Can Oppose it?”

Whose Head Does Your Jack-O-Lantern Represent?

Did you ever wonder where the tradition of the jack-o-lantern came from? We can find them referred to indirectly in the Bible. When Jacob packed up his family to flee from his father-in-law, his wife Rachael took her father’s idols so he would not be able to consult them as to their whereabouts. Gen 31:26Continue reading “Whose Head Does Your Jack-O-Lantern Represent?”

Questions for the Christian Church

God is spirit, and those who worship him must worship in spirit and truth. John 4:24 There are many, many subjects that I have not heard addressed in the 45 years I have been in the contemporary Christian church, and I have heard many of the same sermons preached over and over again by aContinue reading “Questions for the Christian Church”

The Woman and the Dragon

“In your distress when all these things have found you in the latter days, then you will return to Yahweh your God, and you will listen to his voice.” Deuteronomy 4:30. I have maintained the book of John’s Revelation needs to be examined in small portions and compared to other scripture to find its meaning.Continue reading “The Woman and the Dragon”

Warning to the Galatians and the Book of Jubilees

The book of Jubilees, sometimes called Lesser Genesis, was discovered in the caves of Qumran along side the oldest copies of Genesis in existence. These manuscripts date back to 200 BC, and predate the Masoretic text. Jubilees gives a clue as to which months, sabbaths and festivals Yahweh was not pleased with. These are theContinue reading “Warning to the Galatians and the Book of Jubilees”