Insights, Mistaken Perceptions

The Place of the Skull

1 John 3:7 – “Little children, let no one deceive you.” Many have tried to convince the world that the place of the skull is a rock face that looks like a skull from a distance. But this is definitely not what scripture is saying when it speaks of the place called Golgatha. Do not… Continue reading The Place of the Skull

Insights, Israel / Middle East

Ahoy Jerusalem

Psalm 122:6 – "Pray for the peace of Yerushalayim! May those who love her prosper". Here are my thoughts regarding my recent sabbatical in Yerushalayim/Jerusalem. To say I was not prepared for the abounding spiritual darkness is an understatement. I came home physically, emotionally, and spiritually drained. Walking in Darkness Job 12:25 – "They grope… Continue reading Ahoy Jerusalem

Insights, Mistaken Perceptions

Slaves and Slavery

1 Corinthians 7:22 – “For he who is called by Yahweh as a slave is his freedman. Likewise he who is called as a free man is Yeshua’s slave.” What is A Slave Slavery and bondage, as far as Scripture is concerned, were not regarded as improper or unlawful, but were primarily an integral part… Continue reading Slaves and Slavery

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All Things Work For Good

Romans 8:28 – “We know that Yahweh causes everything to work together for the good of those who love him and are called in accordance with his purpose.” This verse does not say that everything that happens is good. Paul believes that Yahweh is a faithful Heavenly Father who, because he is both omniscient and… Continue reading All Things Work For Good

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The Meaning of Suffering

Suffering Succotash, I say, Suffering Succotash Romans 8:18 – “I don’t think the sufferings we are going through now are even worth comparing with the glory that will be revealed to us in the future.” The books of Job and Proverbs do not treat the subject of suffering either systematically or philosophically but do give… Continue reading The Meaning of Suffering

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Yahweh Our Power

Job 26:2 – “What great help you bring to the powerless! What deliverance to the arm without strength!” Isaiah 40:29 – “He invigorates the exhausted, he gives strength to the powerless.” Perfectly Promising Prospects for the Powerless Person The powerless person, according to Isaiah, has many prospective roles to choose from as he or she… Continue reading Yahweh Our Power

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New Names for Biblical Campers

Isaiah 65:15 – “Yahweh shall call his servants by another name.” The question often arises at summer camps, retreats, and other Christian gatherings, “Is it okay to rename someone or something – to call them by a nickname?” The answer is “Yah sure, ya betcha!” Scripture is filled with people, places, events, and other happenings… Continue reading New Names for Biblical Campers

Insights, Mistaken Perceptions

The New Marriage Covenant

Matthew 5:17 – “Do not think that I have come to abolish the Law or the Prophets.” Many teach that the New Covenant replaces the Old Covenant, implying that the Torah has been made obsolete and we are under new rules now that Yeshua has died and been resurrected. This is a mistaken perception, or… Continue reading The New Marriage Covenant

Insights, Prophetic Portents

The Tabernacle of David

The Historical Documents In 1922 an eighteenth century writing called Emeq HaMelekh written by Rabbi Naphtali Hertz Bacharach, warned that the items from Solomon’s Temple would ““not be discovered until the day of the coming of Moschiach, son of David“.” A Tosefta Mishnayot (Rabbinic writing) referenced in an 8th century storehouse for Hebrew books recovered… Continue reading The Tabernacle of David

Insights, Prophetic Portents

The Third Temple And Donald Trump

Coinkydink 1: Donald Trump and the Kings King Cyrus In Isaiah 45:1 Yahweh says of Cyrus: “I have taken hold of your right hand to help you capture nations and remove kings from power.” Several prophecies by Mark Taylor and Torah Code expert, Rabbi Matityahu Glazerson, predicted that Donald Trump would be the man appointed… Continue reading The Third Temple And Donald Trump

Insights, Mistaken Perceptions

Angels

Throughout history there has been a fascination with the supernatural, and the role of heavenly or celestial beings. Every religion has it’s spirit beings. Heavenly beings are mentioned over 260 times in the Bible. Today, this fascination is on television, in magazines and newspapers, in books, and endemic on the internet. The internet is ripe… Continue reading Angels

Insights, Mistaken Perceptions

Where Was Yeshua Crucified

Many have given their opinion on where Yeshua was crucified. They range from Mount Scopus to the north of the Temple Mount, to the Church of the Sepulchre to the west of the Temple Mount, to the Garden Tomb in Jerusalem which is northwest of the Temple Mount, to various other locations in and around… Continue reading Where Was Yeshua Crucified

Insights, Mistaken Perceptions

Not Yeshua’s Birthday

On April 04, 2019 we looked at Yeshua’s real birthday – Nisan 1, as verified by many scriptures, and even by a few secular sources. Today we will look at three other theories, and see how incompatible with scripture they truly are: Other Bad Date Theories Luke 2:8 – “In the same region there were… Continue reading Not Yeshua’s Birthday

Daytimer, Mistaken Perceptions

Yeshua’s Real Birthday

Happy Birthday Yeshua. Saturday, April 6, 2019 will be the 1st of Nisan on the Biblical calendar and we get to sing that little ditty so familiar to all (with a few words changed!): Happy Birthday to you, Happy Birthday to you, Happy Birthday dear Yeshua, Yahweh’s sacrificial Lamb. Nisan 1 Exodus 12:2 – “This… Continue reading Yeshua’s Real Birthday

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Discernment Done Disappeared, Part 4

1 John 4:1 – “Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from Yahweh, because many false prophets have gone out into the world. Hebrews 5:14 – “Solid food is for the mature, who because of practice have their senses trained to discern good and evil.” A mature… Continue reading Discernment Done Disappeared, Part 4

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Discernment Done Disappeared, Part 3

The centuries of lack of discernment has caused the current church to become powerless. Anti-Semitic attitudes and stances, both blatant and subtle, have crept in. Occult teaching and practices have been allowed to come into church teachings. Books considered by many to be Christian books are occult in nature but are highly recommended for reading.… Continue reading Discernment Done Disappeared, Part 3

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Discernment Done Disappeared, Part 2

As I have blogged before, discernment in the “church” these days is lacking in so many ways. Anti-Semitic attitudes and stances, both blatant and subtle, have crept in. Occult teaching and practices have been allowed to come into church teachings. Books considered by many to be Christian books are anything but. But what about the… Continue reading Discernment Done Disappeared, Part 2

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Discernment Done Disappeared, Part 1

1 Corinthians 15:34 – “There are people who lack knowledge. Come to your senses; Live righteously; Stop sinning!” Discernment in the “church” these days is lacking in so many ways. Occult teaching and practices have been allowed to come into church teachings and people’s thinking via “Christian” Yoga or Taro Cards , New Age Spirituality,… Continue reading Discernment Done Disappeared, Part 1

Prophetic Portents, Updates

Third Temple Update 2018

2018 saw many prophetic portents just in regard to the Third Temple. Below are five major events: The Red Heifer Numbers 19:2 – “Tell the people of Israel to bring you a young red female cow without fault or defect and which has never borne a yoke.” According to The Temple Institute on the 17th… Continue reading Third Temple Update 2018

Prophetic Portents, Updates

Prophecy Update 2018

Luke 21:25 – “There will appear signs in the sun, moon and stars; and on earth, nations will be in anxiety and bewilderment at the sound and surge of the sea.” Psalm 65:8 – “This is why those living at the ends of the earth stand in awe of your signs.” Prophecy continues to be… Continue reading Prophecy Update 2018

Prophetic Portents, Updates

Year End Update 2018, Part 2

Haggai 2:17 – “Yahweh struck you with blasting winds, mildew and hail on everything your hands produced; but you still wouldn’t return to me.” Yahweh is in charge of the weather, the climate, and natural disasters. The many disasters we have seen over the past several years have been increasing each year as we approach… Continue reading Year End Update 2018, Part 2

Prophetic Portents, Updates

Year End Update 2018, Part 1

Prophecy Sign: Earthquakes Mark 13:8 – “There will be earthquakes in various places; there will also be famines . . .” Luke 21:11 – “And there will be great earthquakes, and in various places plagues and famines; and there will be terrors and great signs from heaven.” The question of whether earthquakes are increasing is… Continue reading Year End Update 2018, Part 1

Daytimer, The Moedim

The 2019 Moedim Dates

The Moedim are Dress Rehearsals for prophetic events. The spring moedim have all been fulfilled. Pesach, Chag Ha’Matzoh, and Reishit Katzir have all been fulfilled in the death, burial, and resurrection of Yeshua. Shavuot has been fulfilled in the giving of the Ruach Ha’Kodesh fifty days after the resurrection of Yeshua, while his disciples were… Continue reading The 2019 Moedim Dates

Insights, Prophetic Portents

The Stone Altar

Isaiah 9:1 – “The people that walked in darkness have seen a brilliant light; On those who dwelt in a land of gloom Light has dawned.” The Sanhedrin produced a declaration to the 70 nations that was read in Jerusalem on the last day of the Chanukah holiday in December. The Chanukah ceremony included the… Continue reading The Stone Altar

Israel / Middle East, Prophetic Portents

The Temple Mount Snakes

On October 11, 2018 we looked at the Mist that was seen at the Temple Mount in Jerusalem and on December 13, 2018 we looked at the massive stone that fell from the Temple Mount. Today we will look at another prophetic phenomenon – snakes. The Snake Micah 7:17 – “They will come trembling out… Continue reading The Temple Mount Snakes

Israel / Middle East, Prophetic Portents

The Temple Mount Stones

On October 11, 2018 we looked at the Mist that was seen at the Temple Mount in Jerusalem. Today we will look at another prophetic phenomenon – falling stones. The Stone That Fell Psalm 118:22 –“The stone that the builders rejected has become the chief cornerstone.” On Monday, July 23rd, 2018 in the Hebrew Year… Continue reading The Temple Mount Stones

Insights, Mistaken Perceptions

Days and Hours

Over the past four years we have taken a look at several Hebrew idioms to better understand the scriptures. In 2014 we discovered that the “heavens” refers to governments and rulers, and “earth” refers to the nations or peoples. We also discovered that the “sea” and “land” again symbolized nations and their peoples, and the… Continue reading Days and Hours

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The Newer Covenant Priestly Prayer

Yahweh said to Moses, "Speak to Aaron and his sons, and tell them that this is how you are to bless the people of Israel: you are to say to them . . ." The Priestly (or Aaronic) Prayer Numbers 6:24-26 – “Y’varekh’kha Yahweh v’yishmerekha. Ya’er Yahweh panav eleikha vichunekka.Yissa Yahweh panav eleikha v’yasem l’kha… Continue reading The Newer Covenant Priestly Prayer