Another Look at the Pharisees

A third-century rabbi, reflecting on the past history of his people, remarked,” Israel went into exile only after it became divided into twenty-four sects.” Although we cannot be sure of the exact number, there can be no doubt that at the time of the destruction of the Temple ( 70 A.D.) Judaism was divided into… Read more »

The “Heh” v in Abraham’s and Sarah’s Names

Scripture informs us that YHVH Elohim visited Abram five times and on the fifth visitation gave Abram a new name, Abraham. This is the first mention of any human receiving a new name in Scripture, and because of its uniqueness; we should look to see if there is a deeper lesson to learn from this… Read more »


This paper is prepared to allow the average Believer to examine some of the “Church Identified” Heresies then and now. As you read this paper you may find that some of the concepts identified as heresies are part of your belief system or the belief system of your religious affiliation. Many of the same arguments… Read more »

Women and Scripture

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 »

Who is Malchizedek (Malki-Zedek) and what was his mission?

He was the King of Salem (Gen. 14:18) and a Priest of “G-d most high” (El elyon ) the first time this expression is used in the Bible. In the Messianic Scriptures Yahshua is referred to by demoniacs as “Son of HaElyon” in Mk. 5:7; Luke 8:28; Acts 16:17; Hebrews 7:1). Traditional Judaism believes Malchizedek… Read more »


Elements: The Wisdom of G-d will seem as foolishness to man Humankind claims that a woman should have control over her body in the sense that she can grant or deny life. We might consider that her control should have been manifested when she fornicated. Biblical point of view is that we are not (sovereign)… Read more »

G-d’s New Thing

Text: Isaiah 43:18-21 We are entering into the New Year and this reminded me of reading some time ago in a newspaper of a reported suicide on the first day of a New Year. The victim was an eighteen-year-old girl. Before she took her life she left a note, which read, “I made an agreement… Read more »

Alone with G-d?

There are four things I wish to cover under this topic. 1. Our Solitude with Him 2. His solitude with US 3. His Call to US 4. The Costs of His Call Go to Mark 4:34. This suggests Our Solitude with Him. “When they were alone, He explained all things to His disciples” (Mark 4:34)…. Read more »

Why Follow the Torah?

Let’s examine the motiva­tions for following Torah.There are several reasons why the Torah is to be lived. All reasons are meant to be considered equally. 1. Because G-d Tells Us To! One word frequently used to describe much of the content of the Torah is the Hebrew mitzvah. This simply means “com­mandment.” It is something… Read more »

Matthew 3:11 Is There a Second Baptism-An Exposition

Key Verse: Mat 3:11 I indeed baptize you with water unto repentance: but he that cometh after me is mightier than I, whose shoes I am not worthy to bear: he shall baptize you with the Holy Ghost, and with fire: Yochanan the Immerser (John the Baptist) prophesied that The Coming One would mikveh (baptize)… Read more »