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