Your Daily Readings – Verse of the Day – Genesis 50:20 – July 23, 2019

Genesis 50:1-26 Yosef fell on his father’s face, wept over him and kissed him. 2 Then Yosef ordered the physicians in his service to embalm his father. So the physicians embalmed Isra’el. 3 Forty days were spent at this, the normal amount of time for embalming. Then the Egyptians mourned for him seventy days. 4 When the period of mourning was over, Yosef addressed to the household of Pharaoh: “I … Continue reading Your Daily Readings – Verse of the Day – Genesis 50:20 – July 23, 2019

Ten Plagues: The Exodus with Great Balls of Fire

POSTED : CELESTE B., DATE : JANUARY 27, 2019    He sendeth forth his commandment upon earth: his word runneth very swiftly. He giveth snow like wool: he scattereth the hoarfrost like ashes. He casteth forth his ice like morsels: who can stand before his cold? He sendeth out his word, and melteth them: he causeth his wind to blow, and the waters flow.  Psalm 147 Kindness … Continue reading Ten Plagues: The Exodus with Great Balls of Fire

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 make a bee line for the Promise Land. Not so … Continue reading Torah Commentary – Joined To HaShem – Yitro (Jethro) – Words To Live By – SCRIPTURES FOR February 3, 2017

Torah Commentary – Va’era (I appeared) – His Promise – SCRIPTURES FOR January 13, 2017

Torah Commentary Va’era (I appeared) Exodus 6:2-9:35 Ezekiel 28:25-29:21 Romans 9:14-17 2 Corinthians 6:14-7:1 His Promise It is too easy for us to scan through Torah portions that have become familiar to us. I challenge you to slow down and consider the people who are living these recorded days then bring the words forward to our day and our lives. Take for instance the four … Continue reading Torah Commentary – Va’era (I appeared) – His Promise – SCRIPTURES FOR January 13, 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, the similar dying requests of both Jacob/Israel and Joseph, to … Continue reading Torah Reading – V’yechi – He lived – “Blessing Israel” – 25 December, 2017

Weekly Torah Readings: Vay’khi – from One New Man Bible – Dec 29, 2017

Vay’khi Jacob Lives another Seventeen Years 47:28. And Jacob lived in the land of Egypt seventeen years, so the whole age of Jacob was a hundred forty-seven years.29. And the time drew near for Israel to die, and he called his son Joseph and said to him, “If I have now found favor in your sight, put, I pray you, your hand under my thigh and deal kindly and truly … Continue reading Weekly Torah Readings: Vay’khi – from One New Man Bible – Dec 29, 2017

Torah Commentary – Mikketz (At the End) – Though It Lingers, Never Give Up – SCRIPTURES FOR December 16, 2017

Torah Commentary Mikketz (At the End) Genesis 41:1-44:17 1 Kings 3:15-4:1 Acts 7:9-16 Though It Lingers, Never Give Up   I often consider the life of Yosef as I feel it has much to say to my own life. His life was one of twists and turns that no one could have foreseen. His was also a life of promises which seemed to be out of … Continue reading Torah Commentary – Mikketz (At the End) – Though It Lingers, Never Give Up – SCRIPTURES FOR December 16, 2017

Torah Commentary -Mikketz (At the end) -Prison to Palace and Back Again -Day 29, Month 9, 5775; 29 December 2016

Torah Commentary Mikketz (At the end) Genesis 41:1-44:17 1Kings 3:15-4:1 Acts 7:9-16   Prison to Palace and Back Again   The life of Joseph is filled with ups and downs; up with favor, down to the pit. This week we read of his final release from prison, the stage being set for Joseph’s dreams to come to pass and the real purpose for his life … Continue reading Torah Commentary -Mikketz (At the end) -Prison to Palace and Back Again -Day 29, Month 9, 5775; 29 December 2016

Torah Commentary – Va’era (I appeared) – “I Didn’t ‘See’ That Coming”

Torah Commentary Va’era (I appeared) Exodus 6:2-9:35 Ezekiel 28:25-29:21 Romans 9:14-17 2 Corinthians 6:14-7:1 “I Didn’t ‘See’ That Coming” Moshe traveling back to Egypt was not just a trip to the corner convenience store. It was quite a journey, and during this time the words spoken to him at the Burning Bush and his conversation with YH VH was probably played over and over in … Continue reading Torah Commentary – Va’era (I appeared) – “I Didn’t ‘See’ That Coming”

Torah Commentary – THEY DID, SO HE DID – Day 28, Month 12 (Adar), February 28, 2014

Torah Commentary Exodus 38:21-40:38, 1 Kings 7:40-50, 1 Cor 6-10 THEY DID, SO HE DID *My apologies as I got ahead last week. Maybe a message we needed twice?* Have you ever thought that serving God was hard work sometimes? I am sure the Hebrews had this thought going through their minds once in a while. I mean Hashem has brought them out of Egypt where they … Continue reading Torah Commentary – THEY DID, SO HE DID – Day 28, Month 12 (Adar), February 28, 2014

Torah Commentary – THEY DID, SO HE DID – Joined To HaShem – February 20, 2014

Torah Commentary Exodus 38:21-40:38, 1 Kings 7:40-50, 1 Cor 6-10 THEY DID, SO HE DID Have you ever thought that serving God was hard work sometimes? I am sure the Hebrews had this thought going through their minds once in a while. I mean Hashem has brought them out of Egypt where they were doing quite a but of building and here they are again, building. This … Continue reading Torah Commentary – THEY DID, SO HE DID – Joined To HaShem – February 20, 2014

B’shalach (After he had let go) – “Complaining Slaves” – JANUARY 10 , 2014

The previous three Torah readings of Exodus: Shemot, V’eira, and Bo, all detail some of the most important and memorable events in the Holy Scriptures—getting us to learn about how God miraculously involves Himself in delivering His people. Yet as important as the Exodus from Egypt is, why do we see God’s chosen complaining, immediately after they are released? In B’shalach this week, we see the Ancient Israelites complaining right after they … Continue reading B’shalach (After he had let go) – “Complaining Slaves” – JANUARY 10 , 2014

Torah Commentary – Bo “Come” – Words Are Not Enough – January 2, 2014

Torah Commentary Bo “Come” Exodus 10:1-13:16 Jeremiah 46:13-28  Words Are Not Enough  Pharaoh is a very interesting character in scripture. He is the epitome of how callous and hardhearted man can be.  For years I have heard many people say, “If only God would do a miracle in my family, if He would do something they could really see was from Him, then they would believe.” … Continue reading Torah Commentary – Bo “Come” – Words Are Not Enough – January 2, 2014

Torah Commentary – Yes We Can! – Nasso “Make an accounting” – Joined To HaShem – May 16, 2013

Torah Commentary Nasso “Make an accounting” Numbers 4:21-7:89 Judges 13:2-25 Philippians 1-4 Yes We Can! This new life must have seemed like a daunting task to the Hebrews at times.  Nothing was the same as it had been in Egypt.  Life it seemed had changed so very fast as they looked back.  It had been just over two years since Moses had first made his appearance … Continue reading Torah Commentary – Yes We Can! – Nasso “Make an accounting” – Joined To HaShem – May 16, 2013

THE SONG OF VICTORY – David Wilkerson Today – A Ministry of World Challenge – WEDNESDAY, MAY 15, 2013

THE SONG OF VICTORY by David Wilkerson [May 19, 1931 – April 27, 2011] The children of Israel were in a hopeless predicament! The Red Sea was before them; the mountains were to the left and right; and Pharaoh and his iron chariots were closing in from the rear. God’s people seemed helplessly trapped—like sitting ducks just waiting to be cut down. Yet, believe it … Continue reading THE SONG OF VICTORY – David Wilkerson Today – A Ministry of World Challenge – WEDNESDAY, MAY 15, 2013

Passover: Promise and Fulfillment

The Feast of Passover commemorates God’s redemption of Israel from its 400-year enslavement in Egypt. Over 3,000 years ago, the children of Israel suffered under the severe oppression of the Pharaoh. As the Book of Exodus records, God sent Moses to deliver them from the Egyptians, but Pharaoh refused to let the Israelites leave Egypt for the Promised Land. Due to the hardness of Pharaoh’s … Continue reading Passover: Promise and Fulfillment

Torah Commentary – Bo “Come” – Words Are Not Enough – January 18, 2013

Torah Commentary Bo “Come” Exodus 10:1-13:16 Jeremiah 46:13-28 John 19:13-37 Acts 13:16-17 Revelation 8:6-9:12; 16:1-21 Words Are Not Enough Pharaoh is a very interesting character in scripture. He is the epitome of how callous and hardhearted man can be. For years I have heard many people say, “If only God would do a miracle in my family, if He would do something they could really … Continue reading Torah Commentary – Bo “Come” – Words Are Not Enough – January 18, 2013

V’eira (I appeared) – “Proclaim His Power and Might”

V’eira (I appeared) Exodus 6:2-9:35 Ezekiel 28:25-29:21 “Proclaim His Power and Might” Our Torah portion for this week begins with us seeing the Lord summarize His covenant faithfulness with His people, as He prepares to act in delivering them from Egypt: “God spoke further to Moses and said to him, ‘I am the Lord; and I appeared to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, as God Almighty, … Continue reading V’eira (I appeared) – “Proclaim His Power and Might”

Torah Commentary – Va’era “And I appeared” – Shadows of Yesterday, Substance of Today

Torah Commentary Va’era “And I appeared” Exodus 6:2-9:35 Ezekiel 28:25-29:21 Romans 9:14-17 2 Corinthians 6:14-7:1Shadows of Yesterday, Substance of Today Egypt was the greatest and most awesome nation that had ever existed. They had wealth, power, and military stature. No country would have dared to come against the might of Egypt in the days of their glory. But all this would change the day that … Continue reading Torah Commentary – Va’era “And I appeared” – Shadows of Yesterday, Substance of Today