When the patriarch Jacob awoke to find he was married to the wrong sister, he was told, “It is not the practice in our place to marry off the younger before the firstborn.” Sometimes what people view as acceptable in relationships is largely a cultural issue.Continue reading →
The Stone Edition Chumash
by Rabbi Nosson Scherman
Why would followers of Yeshua be interested in this work written primarily for the Jewish community that does not believe Yeshua is the promised Messiah?
Sabbath As Resistance
Saying No to the Culture of Now
by Walter Brueggmann
Keeping the Sabbath allows us to break through restlessness and instead enjoy restfulness with God, other people, and all of life.Continue reading →
Here are the Gregorian dates for the Biblical Feasts in 2022.
Dates are based on the Jewish (Hillel) calendar.
All observances except Passover begin the prior evening.
How does someone keep the Sabbath? We are instructed to “remember the Sabbath day” (Exodus 12:8) and to “observe the Sabbath day” (Deuteronomy 5:12). So how do we keep this commandment? What should we do?Continue reading →
Here is every reference in both the Old and New Testaments where the Hebrew and Greek words for “Sabbath” occur, no matter how they are translated. I wanted to see the context in which they were used, see where they are used the most, and observe where they are not mentioned at all.Continue reading →
Not everything you read on the internet about the Hebrew Roots Movement is true. If you’ve Got Questions, be very careful where you get your answers.Continue reading →
This past week I took some things over to my son’s home, and when I went into the living room my 10-year old grandson was sitting on the couch. He looked up at me and said, “I’m reading the Bible.”Continue reading →
This compact edition with all eighteen books that are part of the Revised Standard Version will complement most any Bible translation. The ESV Apocrypha preserves the accuracy of the RSV while updating the language to modern English usage, including a new translation of Tobit based on the longer Greek text.Continue reading →
The Feast of First Fruits as a common designation among Messianic followers of Yeshua for a day described only in Leviticus 23:10-11. Speak to the sons of Israel and say to them, “When you enter the land which I am … Continue reading →