Insights, Prophetic Portents

Judgment and Coronavirus

Before Yahweh took his people out of Egypt, he judged all of Egypt's gods. Which gods, then is Yahweh judging today through the Coronavirus pandemic? Here are some possibilities: The Gods of Pride / Arrogance Proverbs 16:18 – “Pride goes before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall.” According to New York State’s Governor… Continue reading Judgment and Coronavirus

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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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The Amazing Vav

Genesis 1:1 – “בְּרֵאשִׁית בָּרָא אֱלֹהִים אֵת הַשָּׁמַיִם וְאֵת הָאָֽרֶץ” (“In the beginning Elohim created the heavens and the earth”). The vav is the sixth letter of the Hebrew alphabet, and it is used in scripture for the first time in the sixth word. The meaning of the word is – hook, as a connecting… Continue reading The Amazing Vav

Insights, Mistaken Perceptions

Yahweh Is Yeshua

In November of 2014 we looked at the mistaken perceptions that Yahweh is so holy that he cannot be anywhere that sin or evil exists – that he cannot confront sin or evil in person. Today we will look at the mistaken perception that when scripture uses the name Yahweh it always and only means… Continue reading Yahweh Is Yeshua