The Concept of Freedom: Freedom (from) and Freedom (for)

The Concept of Freedom: Freedom From/Freedom For Let’s talk today about the concept of “freedom.” We in the United States like to boast about our freedoms, yet I say democracies are both a blessing and a curse: as Torah is a blessing or a curse. Largely everything depends upon how we understand the concept of… Read more »

John 7:53 – 8:11

The preceding scriptures of this week’s B’rit Chadasha reports that Yahshua on the last day of Sukkot the day of Hoshanna Rabba told the crowd that if “If anyone thirsts, let him come to Me and drink. 38“He who believes in Me, as the Scripture has said, out of his heart will flow rivers of… Read more »

Exposition of Matthew 5: 38-42

Mat 5:38 “You have heard that it was said, ‘an eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth.’ Mat 5:39 “But I say to you, do not resist him who is evil; but whoever slaps you on your right cheek, turn to him the other also. Mat 5:40 “And if anyone wants to… Read more »

Exposition of Matthew 7: 12-29

Mat 7:12 Therefore all things whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, do ye even so to them: for this is the law and the prophets. Mat 7:13 Enter ye in at the strait gate: for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction, and many there be… Read more »

Pidyon Haben

Luke 2:22 And when the days for their purification according to the law of Moshe were completed, they brought Him up to Jerusalem to present Him to YHVH Luke 2:23 (as it is written in the Law of the L-rd, “EVERY first-born MALE THAT OPENS THE WOMB SHALL BE CALLED HOLY TO YHVH”), Luke 2:24… Read more »

Exposition of Galatians 3:10-14

Gal 3:10 For as many as are of the works of the Law are under a curse; for it is written, “CURSED IS EVERYONE WHO DOES NOT ABIDE BY ALL THINGS WRITTEN IN THE BOOK OF THE LAW, TO PERFORM THEM.” (NASB) There is only one Greek word, “nomos” that translates “law.” It does not… Read more »

Exposition of Mark 7: 1-23

Mark 7:1 And the Pharisees and some of the scribes gathered together around Him when they had come from Jerusalem, Mark 7:2 and had seen that some of His disciples were eating their bread with impure hands, that is, unwashed. Mark 7:3 (For the Pharisees and all the Jews do not eat unless they carefully… Read more »

Last Supper, Two Leaven Loaves, Jewish Law, Idiomatic Expressions

In this message I will touch on (3) things: The Last supper as foreshadowing the Two Houses united, Jewish Law and idiomatic expressions. Mat 26:17 Now the first day of the feast of unleavened bread the disciples came to Yahshua, saying unto him, Where wilt thou that we prepare for thee to eat the Passover?… Read more »


When I was in Christian Seminary, the last subject we studied was demonology. It was last because the faculty thought it a subject only for the spiritually mature. As for me I believe the sooner a believer becomes familiar with the subject of demons the better he/she is prepared to resist their influence. That is… Read more »

Personal Success

Many people are attracted to Messianic Judaism because of the intellectual stimulation it affords; it also allows them to learn the true meaning behind misinterpreted scripture, and this is good. However, there is an element to intellectual pursuit that is self-defeating. When intellectual pursuit becomes only the means to accumulate knowledge without the power of… Read more »