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Christianity without Hanukkah? Not Possible!

Then came Hanukkah in Yerushalayim. It was winter, and Yeshua was walking around inside the Temple area, in Shlomo’s Colonnade. John 10:22–23 (CJB) I know that Hanukkah is not a commanded, Biblical feast day or celebration found in Leviticus. Someone who strictly follows those days may hate Hanukkah and think its origins are tainted. Those inContinue reading “Christianity without Hanukkah? Not Possible!”

Are You Satanic?

And he humbled you and let you go hungry, and then he fed you with that which you did not know nor did your ancestors know, in order to make you know that not by bread alone but by all that goes out of the mouth of Yahweh humankind shall live. Deuteronomy 8:3 (LEB) WhenContinue reading “Are You Satanic?”

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The Age of Grace

As obedient children, do not be conformed to the former desires you used to conform to in your ignorance, but as the one who called you is holy, you yourselves be holy in all your conduct, for it is written, “You will be holy, because I am holy.”  And if you call on him as Father who judgesContinue reading “The Age of Grace”

Demons and You

Therefore, what am I saying? That food sacrificed to idols is anything, or that an idol is anything?  No, but that the things which they sacrifice, they sacrifice to demons and not to God, and I do not want you to become sharers with demons. You are not able to drink the cup of theContinue reading “Demons and You”

What if it is True?

Therefore is the law opposed to the promises of God? May it never be! For if a law had been given that was able to give life, certainly righteousness would have been from the law. But the scripture imprisoned all under sin, in order that the promise could be given by faith in Jesus Christ toContinue reading “What if it is True?”

To Be Like Jesus

Then Jesus spoke to them again, saying, “I am the light of the world! The one who follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.” John 8:12 (LEB) Remember the old chorus we used to sing in church, To Be Like Jesus? “All I ask is to be likeContinue reading “To Be Like Jesus”

Should Christians Follow the Instructions of Their God?

You stiff-necked people and uncircumcised in hearts and in your ears! You constantly resist the Holy Spirit! Acts 7:51 Anytime subjects such as the Sabbaths or dietary instructions present themselves, the average Christian will sharply reply, “that is the old covenant” or “I am saved by grace and not under the law”. It is asContinue reading “Should Christians Follow the Instructions of Their God?”

Happy Yom Teruah!

The Feast of Trumpets Then Yahweh spoke to Moses, saying, “Speak to the Israelites, saying, ‘In the seventh month, on the first day of the month, you must have a rest period, a remembrance of the trumpet blast, a holy assembly. You must not do any regular work, and you shall present an offering made by fireContinue reading “Happy Yom Teruah!”

The Eternal Covenant

Now may the God of peace, who brought up from the dead our Lord Jesus, the great shepherd of the sheep, by the blood of the eternal covenant, equip you with every good thing to do his will, carrying out in us what is pleasing before him through Jesus Christ, to whom be the gloryContinue reading “The Eternal Covenant”

The Burden of Yahuah

By this we know that we love the children of God: whenever we love God and keep his commandments. For this is the love of God: that we keep his commandments. And his commandments are not burdensome 1 John 5:2–3 (LEB) People have reminded me at times that teachers and instructors will be held accountableContinue reading “The Burden of Yahuah”

What Now?

But the goal of our instruction is love from a pure heart and a good conscience and a faith without hypocrisy, from which some have deviated, and have turned away into fruitless discussion, wanting to be teachers of the law, although they do not understand either the things which they are saying or the things concerningContinue reading “What Now?”

Counterfeit Religion

“So you must be very careful for yourselves, because you did not see any form on the day Yahweh spoke to you at Horeb from the midst of the fire,  so that you do not ruin yourselves and make for yourselves a divine image in a form of any image, a replica of male orContinue reading “Counterfeit Religion”

Choose Life

The earth dries up, it withers; the world languishes, it withers. The elevated of the people of the earth languish, and the earth is defiled beneath its inhabitants. For they have transgressed laws; they have passed by statutes; they have broken the everlasting covenant. Isaiah 24:4–5 (LEB) Life is full of decisions and there areContinue reading “Choose Life”

Building on the Sand

Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine and does them will be like a wise man who built his house on the rock. And the rain came down and the rivers came and the winds blew and beat against that house, and it did not collapse, because its foundation was laid on the rock.Continue reading “Building on the Sand”

Neighbourly Love

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”

Passover Celebration

And I looked, and I heard the voice of many angels around the throne and of the living creatures and of the elders, and their number was ten thousand times ten thousand and thousands times thousands, saying with a loud voice, “Worthy is the Lamb who was slaughtered to receive power and riches and wisdomContinue reading “Passover Celebration”

Who is Your Father?

In the mean time, when there were gathered together an innumerable multitude of people, insomuch that they trode one upon another, he began to say unto his disciples first of all, Beware ye of the leaven of the Pharisees, which is hypocrisy. For there is nothing covered, that shall not be revealed; neither hid, thatContinue reading “Who is Your Father?”

What Heresy?

I know that after my departure fierce wolves will come in among you, not sparing the flock. And from among you yourselves men will arise, speaking perversions of the truth in order to draw away the disciples after them. Acts 20:29-30 The controversy started in the early church, and we find Paul caught in theContinue reading “What Heresy?”

Trusting Science

See to it that no one takes you captive by philosophy and empty deceit, according to human tradition, according to the elemental spirits of the world, and not according to Christ. For in him the whole fullness of deity dwells bodily, and you have been filled in him, who is the head of all ruleContinue reading “Trusting Science”

The Gog and Magog War

After many days you will be mustered. In the latter years you will go against the land that is restored from war, the land whose people were gathered from many peoples upon the mountains of Israel, which had been a continual waste. Its people were brought out from the peoples and now dwell securely, allContinue reading “The Gog and Magog War”

Adam’s Festivals?

They made him jealous with strange gods; with detestable things they provoked him. They sacrificed to the demons, not God, to gods whom they had not known, new gods who came from recent times; their ancestors had not known them. Deuteronomy 32:16-17 There are eight specific days a year that the ancients used to honourContinue reading “Adam’s Festivals?”

The Eighth Day

And Jeroboam appointed a feast on the fifteenth day of the eighth month like the feast that was in Judah, and he offered sacrifices on the altar. So he did in Bethel, sacrificing to the calves that he made. And he placed in Bethel the priests of the high places that he had made. 1Continue reading “The Eighth Day”

Breaking Babylon

For in a single hour all this wealth has been laid waste.” And all shipmasters and seafaring men, sailors and all whose trade is on the sea, stood far off and cried out as they saw the smoke of her burning, “What city was like the great city?” Revelation 18:17-18 Where is Babylon in theContinue reading “Breaking Babylon”

Faith in 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄

In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth- בראשׁית ברא אלהים את השׁמים ואת הארץ׃ Genesis 1:1 The most ancient form of the name for the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, that I am aware of, is 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄, meaning I will exist. Many times in scripture God is referred to as Elohim.Continue reading “Faith in 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄”

False Teachers and Wolves

Many people will follow them in the morally wrong things they do. And because of them, others will say bad things about the way of truth we follow. 2 Peter 2:2 There are harsh words spoken against today’s apostate church. “Woe to the pastors”, says the LORD through Jeremiah. Peter tells us something very similar.Continue reading “False Teachers and Wolves”

Keep the Commandments

Therefore, beloved, since you are waiting for these, be diligent to be found by him without spot or blemish, and at peace. And count the patience of our Lord as salvation, just as our beloved brother Paul also wrote to you according to the wisdom given him, as he does in all his letters whenContinue reading “Keep the Commandments”

Made up Names and Marks

I have come in my Father’s name, and you do not receive me. If another comes in his own name, you will receive him. John 5:43 There are proper names in the Bible that were invented through transliteration and words evolving between different languages. This is just a short list of names and words thatContinue reading “Made up Names and Marks”

Aliens in the Bible?

For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the cosmic powers over this present darkness, against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly places. Ephesians 6:12 How will people react when alien life is discovered? This is the question NASA has hired theologians from differentContinue reading “Aliens in the Bible?”

Freedom in Messiah

“The Spirit of the Lord Yahweh is upon me, because Yahweh has anointed me, he has sent me to bring good news to the oppressed, to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim release to the captives and liberation to those who are bound, to proclaim the year of Yahweh’s favor, and our God’s day ofContinue reading “Freedom in Messiah”

Luke Tells Us When Jesus Was Born

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.

Go Ahead Paul, Make My Day

But as for you, continue in what you have learned and have firmly believed, knowing from whom you learned it and how from childhood you have been acquainted with the sacred writings, which are able to make you wise for salvation through faith in Christ Jesus. All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitableContinue reading “Go Ahead Paul, Make My Day”

Daily Bible Verse Deception

Then shall your light break forth like the dawn, and your healing shall spring up speedily; your righteousness shall go before you; the glory of the LORD shall be your rear guard. Isaiah 58:8 I recently subscribed to a daily Bible verse account on Instagram. The site posts an encouraging verse, then 500 people commentContinue reading “Daily Bible Verse Deception”

Learn What This Means

This warning from Jesus to the church sounds serious. Does anyone in the church know or care about its meaning? 🤷‍♂️ Rev 2:20 But I have this against you, that you tolerate that woman Jezebel, who calls herself a prophetess and is teaching and seducing my servants to practice sexual immorality and to eat foodContinue reading “Learn What This Means”

Biblical Karma?

His trouble comes back on his head, and his violence comes down on his skull. I will thank Yahweh according to his righteousness, and I will sing praise to the name of Yahweh, the Most High. Psalms 7:16-17 Talking about concepts such as Karma was taboo in Christian circles at one time. The concept ofContinue reading “Biblical Karma?”

It’s Not Too Hard

He said to him, ‘If they do not hear Moses and the Prophets, neither will they be convinced if someone should rise from the dead.’” Luke 16:31 Deu 30:1 “And when all these things come upon you, the blessing and the curse, which I have set before you, and you call them to mind amongContinue reading “It’s Not Too Hard”

Syncretization

Just as Yahweh commanded us not to worship Him with the same symbols, traditions and manners the other nations worshipped their gods, the Apostles gave this same instruction to new believers unfamiliar with the teachings of the Torah. Unfortunately, they did not listen, and the church syncretized every day, tradition and symbol from the worshipContinue reading “Syncretization”

Curious Shenanigans

The word curious comes from Latin according to etymoline.com. “mid-14c., “subtle, sophisticated;” late 14c., “eager to know, inquisitive, desirous of seeing” (often in a bad sense), also “wrought with or requiring care and art;” from Old French curios “solicitous, anxious, inquisitive; odd, strange” (Modern French curieux) and directly from Latin curiosus “careful, diligent; inquiring eagerly,Continue reading “Curious Shenanigans”

Old Testament Salvation?

“Listen to me, you who know righteousness, the people in whose heart is my law; fear not the reproach of man, nor be dismayed at their revilings. For the moth will eat them up like a garment, and the worm will eat them like wool, but my righteousness will be forever, and my salvation toContinue reading “Old Testament Salvation?”

Feast of Tabernacles

And the Word became flesh, and tabernacled among us. And we beheld His glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father, full of grace and of truth. John 1:14 Many people will start the observance of Sukkoth today depending on the calendar they are following. This feast is also called booths andContinue reading “Feast of Tabernacles”

The Curse of the Law

As he said these things, a woman in the crowd raised her voice and said to him, “Blessed is the womb that bore you, and the breasts at which you nursed!” But he said, “Blessed rather are those who hear the word of God and keep it!” Luke 11:27-28 What is the curse of theContinue reading “The Curse of the Law”

Old Commands or New?

All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, that the man of God may be complete, equipped for every good work. 2 Timothy 3:16-17 There are many references to following the commandments of Yahweh written in the New Testament, sometimes referred to asContinue reading “Old Commands or New?”

Moving Forward

Hear the Matter started just over a year and a half ago. We are happy that it has been so widely received. Thank you to all that have liked, commented and shared on all the various social media platforms and WordPress itself. Here is a map of all the places that regularly hit the website.Continue reading “Moving Forward”

History Repeats Itself

“‘And you, my flock, thus says the Lord Yahweh: “Look! I am judging between one sheep and another, between the rams and between the he-goats.” EZEKIEL 34:17 Someone who has been raised in Christianity will likely know how displeased Jesus was with the religious leadership of His day. In fact, this is such a themeContinue reading “History Repeats Itself”

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