Studies

An Exposition on Pertinent Passages of Amos

Amos means “burdenbearer.” He uses animals as metaphors of events that would come to pass in the “Day of the Lord.” The “day of the Lord” is the day of YHVH’s judgment upon mankind at the Great Tribulation. For instance Amos 5:18-19. Amos 5:18 Woe unto you that desire the day of the Lord! to… Read more »

Textual Analyses

1 Corinthians 1:18-31 I. MAIN THEME 1. Messiah the power and wisdom of G-d II. KEYS WORDS OF PASSAGE 1. Execution Stake [cross], foolishness, power, wisdom, strength, weakness III. CURRENT ISSUES OR PROBLEMS THE PASSAGE ADDRESSES 1. The secular world’s confidence in its institutions, wisdom, strength. IV. RESEARCH 1. Historical a. Cornith: 1 Corinthians First… Read more »

The Feasts & Human Childbirth

“Prophecy in the Festivals of Israel” The average human pregnancy is 280 days. The ideal Jewish year (lunar) is 280 days starting at the spring equinox with the first day of Nisan. If a pregnancy started on the first day of spring, March 21st it would end on December 25th. This is in my opinion… Read more »

Heaven and Hell

We hear so much about “going to heaven” or ‘going to hell.” Does anyone really understand what is “heaven” or what is “hell”? Are they geographical points somewhere in the universe or is it instead a state of mind? What about all the other references in the Bible to places like: Paradise, Sheol, Hades; how… Read more »

RUACH HA KODESH

Introduction I want to posit a few questions to you below as we examine the Ruach Ha Kodesh. In most statements of Faith, the Ruach HaKodesh as one of the persons of the G-d head. What is a person? Philosophy says: “I perceive that I am, therefore I am. But what is true reality? Ultimate… Read more »

Yahshua the Rabbi

The study of the place of Yahshua in the history of human culture must begin with the New Testament, on which all subsequent representations have been based. But the presentation of Yahshua in the New Testament is itself, an interpreted representation by those that have an agenda to promote resembles a set of paintings more… Read more »

Kippa (skull cap) and Covering of Head-Male and Female

Recently, a friend gave me an article from a magazine called Patriarch published in September/October 1996. It was reprinted from an article previously appearing in the NT Restoration Newsletter. It was titled: The Head Covering God Gives every Woman. There are points I agree with and points I disagree with and partly because the author… Read more »

Two Leaven Loaves

In Leviticus 23:15-17 we read: 15 And ye shall count unto you from the morrow after the Sabbath, from the day that ye brought the sheaf of the wave offering; seven Sabbaths shall be complete: 16 Even unto the morrow after the seventh Sabbath shall ye number fifty days; and ye shall offer a new… Read more »

Did Socrates Obtain Salvation?

An Exercise of Dialectic I. METHOD I will be using SOCRATES own method: Sometimes called the Method of Dialectic. A form of seeking (“boxing in”) knowledge by employing questions and answers. For example, a question is put, such as: “What is courage? The answer offered by the respondent takes the form of a definition. Socrates… Read more »

A Woman’s Role in the Congregation

Unfortunately, many men in our religious institutions misuse Scripture to place women in a religious role the Scripture’s never proclaimed. I have listed some of the most common verses used in this manner with an explanation of their true meaning based on credible biblical evidence. Please read on. 1 Tim 2:8 I will therefore that… Read more »