This Psalm was written more than 1000 years before Yeshua lived. 1 My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me? why art thou so far from helping me, and from the words of my roaring? Mark 15:34 And at the ninth hour Jesus cried with a loud voice, saying, Eloi, Eloi, lama sabachthani? which is,... Continue Reading →
Matthew 7:20 "Wherefore by their fruits ye shall know them." We can find the Hebrew word for fruit: H6529 פְּרִי priy (per-ee') n-m. פְּרִי The word is constructed by the letters "pey, resh, yod" In the paleo Hebrew 'pey' equals 'Mouth' 'resh' equals the 'head of a man' and 'yod' equals an 'arm and closed hand' This means... Continue Reading →
Genesis 21:4 “And Abraham circumcised his son Isaac being eight days old, as God had commanded him.” This account is detailed again for us by Paul in Galatians 3:29 “And if ye be Christ's, then are ye Abraham's seed, and heirs according to the promise.” This promise, based on our faith and action AFTER we... Continue Reading →
Genesis 17:1-2 “ And when Abram was ninety years old and nine, the LORD appeared to Abram, and said unto him, I am the Almighty God; walk before me, and be thou perfect. And I will make my covenant between me and thee, and will multiply thee exceedingly”. H8549 תָּמִים tamiym is the Hebrew word... Continue Reading →
The percentage of men in America that are circumcised is currently 81 percent according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The CDC found the circumcision rate in newborns has declined slightly from 83 percent from the study done in the 1960s. The question in my mind is why, not why has it declined, but why so high a percentage.
The procedure is most often an elective surgery performed on babies and children for religious and cultural reasons. In other cases it may be done as a treatment for a condition or for preventative reasons. Let’s deal with the second issue first, medically speaking, is it a must?
Medically, it is a treatment option for problematic cases of phimosis, balanoposthitis that does not resolve with other treatments, and chronic urinary tract infections (UTIs). Having been circumcised at birth I did not have the option to choose otherwise and have…
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Yeshua becomes our High Priest by fulfilling the Torah or Mosaic Law. Matthew 5:18 "For verily I say unto you, Till heaven and earth pass, one jot or one tittle shall in no wise pass from the law, till all be fulfilled." So how does Yeshua become our High Priest? There must a witness and an oath. Hebrews... Continue Reading →
The structure of the Roman family unit is very reminiscent of the early Hebrew family. There would be a 'Head of the House' which traditionally would be the eldest living male. The 'pater familias' was the oldest living male in a household, and exercised autocratic authority over his extended family. All others in the house were considered... Continue Reading →
What’s with all the rules on food? What are we supposed to eat and why? So, to answer this question as well as a ton of others we have to start where it all started “In the Beginning” and what God himself established as perfection. Genesis 1:11 And God said, “Let the earth sprout vegetation,... Continue Reading →