Tag Archive: torah

May 30

The Second Greatest Commandment

“Teacher, which is the great commandment in the Law?” And He said to him, ” ‘YOU SHALL LOVE YHVH YOUR ELOHIM WITH ALL YOUR HEART, AND WITH ALL YOUR SOUL, AND WITH ALL YOUR MIND.’ “This is the great and foremost commandment. “The second is like it, ‘YOU SHALL LOVE YOUR NEIGHBOR AS YOURSELF.’ “On …

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Dec 11

Emotions at this Time of Year

Let’s face it, brethren, our movement consists of a whole lot of people who favor their minds over their hearts. Once we lined up the facts on whatever doctrine it was that we were studying we made the decision to change. Seriously, if the text doesn’t say it, why believe it, right? Right. December 25 …

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Sep 24

Yom Kippur 2015

We had Yom Kippur at Chenya’s house and it was a marvelous thing to break the fast with the brethren! We will have services on this Shabbat, September 26, and then all leave for Sukkot. There will be no services in Smithville on October 3. We’ll be back to our regular schedule on October 10. …

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Mar 12

Moral Relativism and Lawlessness

For the mystery of lawlessness is already at work; only he who now restrains will do so until he is taken out of the way. Then that lawless one will be revealed whom the Lord will slay with the breath of His mouth and bring to an end by the appearance of His coming; that …

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Jan 26

They Say We’re All About Works

The debate rageth on about salvation through works or grace, as if those are exclusive terms. Very often, though, we get accused of being too worksy. Granted, it takes effort (work) for us to change from the way we used to believe to the way the Bible tells us to believe. We have to actually …

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Oct 12

Political Correctness: Islam, Gay Marriage, and the Remnant

That is a yellow triangle and if you do not believe this, you are a racist, bigoted, homophobe who needs to be sensitive to the needs of those who do believe it to be a yellow triangle. Much like how a large ocean wave comes to a tumultuous end, the decades’ long culmination of developing …

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Sep 17

You Shall Not Murder

There is a doctrine that runs within the sphere that comprises Sabbath and Holy Day observing believers that teaches pacifism. Those who hold this doctrine teach that a believer in Christ, or Yeshua the Messiah, cannot act with violence at any time. Part of this doctrine is an interpretation of the commandment not to commit …

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Aug 28

Jesus Died So We Can Eat Pork

Doesn’t that title just strike you as incredibly petty? The idea that Yeshua went through all that pain and agony just so a bunch of people who already ate pork could continue to eat pork and attain salvation is pretty offensive. Since the Muslims don’t eat pork and get offended at the sight of it, …

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