EMPOWERED BY GOD’S PRESENCE

David Wilkerson (1931-2011) - July 26, 2019   Scripture provides endless examples of how the presence of the Lord empowers his people to live for him. Take Moses, for example. He was convinced that without God’s presence in his life, it was useless for him to attempt anything. When he spoke face to face with the Lord, … Continue reading EMPOWERED BY GOD’S PRESENCE

God’s Presence is the Difference

Gary Wilkerson April 22, 2019   When we look at Abraham in the Old Testament, we witness a man whose life was so filled with the presence of God that even the heathen around him recognized the difference between their lives and his: “Abimelech … spoke to Abraham, saying, ‘God is with you in all that … Continue reading God’s Presence is the Difference

LECH LECHA – Abraham’s Great Reward

Life will place us in situations where we stand to make a profit by sacrificing our principles. The person who refuses to compromise his values may lose out financially, but his ultimate reward is God Himself. God promises Abraham a numerous offspring in a dream. (Image: Wikimedia commons, public domain, art by Wenceslas Hollar) LECH … Continue reading LECH LECHA – Abraham’s Great Reward

Torah Commentary – Joined To HaShem – Yitro (Jethro) – Words To Live By – SCRIPTURES FOR February 3, 2017

Torah Commentary Yitro (Jethro) Exodus 18:1-20:23 Isaiah 6:1-7:6; 9:5-6 Matthew 5:21-30; 15:1-11 Hebrews 12:18-29 James 2:8-13 Words To Live By The Hebrews are free from life in Egypt. Pharaoh is among the dead on the sea shore. It is time for their journey to continue. In their minds, it is time to move on and … Continue reading Torah Commentary – Joined To HaShem – Yitro (Jethro) – Words To Live By – SCRIPTURES FOR February 3, 2017

Torah Reading – V’yechi – He lived – “Blessing Israel” – 25 December, 2017

V’yechi He lived Genesis 47:28-50:26 1 Kings 2:1-12 “Blessing Israel” by Mark Huey This week, the final parashah for the Book of Genesis is studied, as the period of the Patriarchs and details about the unique family chosen by God to receive His faithful blessings, finally comes to a dramatic close. Here in Genesis’ last three chapters, … Continue reading Torah Reading – V’yechi – He lived – “Blessing Israel” – 25 December, 2017

Weekly Torah portion from the One New Man Bible – Vayeira – Nov 3, 2017

Vayeira Genesis 18:1 - 22:24 18.1. And the LORD* appeared to him in the plains of Mamre and he was sitting in the tent door in the heat of the day. 2. And he lifted up his eyes and looked, and there were three men standing by him. And when he saw them, he ran from the tent door to meet them and … Continue reading Weekly Torah portion from the One New Man Bible – Vayeira – Nov 3, 2017

Lekh-Lekha – Get yourself out – “The Father of Faith” – 23 October, 2017

Lekh-Lekha Get yourself out Genesis 12:1-17:27 Isaiah 40:27-41:16 "The Father of Faith" by Mark Huey By the time one turns to the third Torah reading, Lekh-Lekha, the recorded story of humanity indicates how the Almighty God has had direct contact with certain noted individuals. Despite the fact that considerable history is covered in a relatively short … Continue reading Lekh-Lekha – Get yourself out – “The Father of Faith” – 23 October, 2017

Torah Commentary – Lech Lecha (Get Yourself Out) – One Man Was Listening – SCRIPTURES FOR October 28, 2017

Torah Commentary Lech Lecha (Get Yourself Out) Gen 12:1-17:27 Isaiah 40:27-41:16 Acts 7:1-8 Romans 3:19-5:6 Hebrews 7:1-19; 11:8-12   One Man Was Listening I was talking to a Jewish friend with a number of other people in the room a few of years ago. During the conversation someone said, "God spoke to me" and went … Continue reading Torah Commentary – Lech Lecha (Get Yourself Out) – One Man Was Listening – SCRIPTURES FOR October 28, 2017

Faith vs. Legalism

As a Messianic Jew I am not liked by anyone. My Jewish brothers and sisters tell me that because I believe “in Jesus” (almost none of them really understand what that means) I am no longer Jewish; on the other side, because I follow Torah (as best as I can) and maintain a “Jewish” worship … Continue reading Faith vs. Legalism

UN Resolution 2334 and a review of Israeli history from Biblical times

It came as a shock, at least to the public, a UN Security Council resolution condemning Israel that the US refused to veto. UN resolutions critical of Israel are as common as Russian and Chinese hackers. Only those promulgated by the Security Council, however, have serious ramifications. The US is one of five permanent members … Continue reading UN Resolution 2334 and a review of Israeli history from Biblical times