Bearing the Fruit of the Spirit

Galatians/5-22,   by Rabbi Baruch On the Festival of Weeks, there are special readings in the synagogue. The portion from the Torah is Exodus 19:1-20:23Exodus 19:1-20:23English: King James Version (1611) - KJV19 1 In the third month, when the children of Israel were gone forth out of the land of Egypt, the same

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Shavuot-The Feast of Weeks / Pentecost

Receiving or greiving the ruach h’kodesh holy spirit BY Rabbi BARUCH בס”ד G-d expects His people to serve Him faithfully. This truth refers not only to a dedication and devotion, but also to degree of success. That is, believers are expected to carry out the will of G-d in an obedience

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Weekly Torah Portion

Shoftim/Judges Torah: Deuteronomy 16:18Deuteronomy 16:18English: King James Version (1611) - KJV18 Judges and officers shalt thou make thee in all thy gates, which the LORD thy God giveth thee, throughout thy tribes: and they shall judge the people with just judgment.  WP-Bible plugin – 21:9; Haf Torah: Isaiah 51:12Isaiah 51:12English: King James Version (1611)

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Religion is a Two-edged Sword

Thought for the Week: Religion is a two-edged sword. On the one hand, faith in God, trust in Messiah and obedience to God’s commandments is the narrow path that leads to life. It brings peace, joy and purpose to existence. On the other hand, religious convictions can become a source

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Tabernacle vs. Golden Calf

Thought for the Week: We find it all too easy to go from being spiritually high to plummeting into sin and disobedience when the buzz wears off—and it always wears off. Part of the solution is to quit looking for spiritual buzzes. A traveler who is always charging up mountaintops

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Concubines

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Can you explain to me what a “concubine” is in the Bible? When your average person encounters the subject of concubines in the Tanach or Old Testament, it can be difficult if the reader is not informed as to what a concubine was in ancient times. The term pilegesh

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Prophet like Moses

Prophet like unto Moses Deuteronomy 18:18Deuteronomy 18:18English: King James Version (1611) - KJV18 I will raise them up a Prophet from among their brethren, like unto thee, and will put my words in his mouth; and he shall speak unto them all that I shall command him.  WP-Bible plugin (Yeshua – Jesus)

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The Greatness of Repentance

Nitzavim – נצבים : “You are standing” Torah : Deuteronomy 29:9-30:20Deuteronomy 29:9-30:20English: King James Version (1611) - KJV9 Keep therefore the words of this covenant, and do them, that ye may prosper in all that ye do. 10 Ye stand this day all of you before the LORD your God; your captains

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The Secret Things

Nitzavim – נצבים : “You are standing” Torah : Deuteronomy 29:9-30:20Deuteronomy 29:9-30:20English: King James Version (1611) - KJV9 Keep therefore the words of this covenant, and do them, that ye may prosper in all that ye do. 10 Ye stand this day all of you before the LORD your God; your captains

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Circumcision of Messiah

Nitzavim – נצבים : “You are standing” Torah : Deuteronomy 29:9Deuteronomy 29:9English: King James Version (1611) - KJV9 Keep therefore the words of this covenant, and do them, that ye may prosper in all that ye do.  WP-Bible plugin–30:20 Haftarah : Isaiah 61:10Isaiah 61:10English: King James Version (1611) - KJV10 I will greatly rejoice

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