Monthly Archives: May 2014

The Festival of weeks – Isaiah 41:8

Originally posted on 1000 Verses – a project of Judaism Resources:
Festival of Weeks – Isaiah 41:8  Love doesn’t calculate. Love does not hear the discouraging voices.  Love is innocent. Love yearns and it follows. But love does not ask: what…

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Slander:

Slander: The dissemination of untruths with the express purpose of defaming another person or a group of people. The Christian Scriptures present a caricature of the Pharisees which is untrue. Here is a brief list of Christian definitions of the … Continue reading

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And With Kindness

And With Kindness   “I will betroth you to Me forever, I will betroth you to Me with righteousness, with justice, with kindness and with mercy. I will betroth you to Me with faithfulness and you will know Hashem” (Hosea … Continue reading

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Excerpt from Supplement

V. 69. Objection 6.15   It is here that Brown addresses the third of my challenges to him: “An honest reading of the NT will reveal that Jesus and his followers believed in, and observed the unwritten traditions which the … Continue reading

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Condition of the Heart

Condition of the Heart   In this week’s haftora (selected reading from the prophets), the Prophet speaks of the great merit of trusting in God and conversely the terrible consequences of trusting in man (Jeremiah 17:5-8). In the very next … Continue reading

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Testimony of History

Testimony of History     When scientists test a drug they do so with the understanding that things might not work out as they expect. Before allowing a given remedy to be widely distributed the researchers will subject this new … Continue reading

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The Servant of Chapter 49

The Servant of Chapter 49   “Listen to me, O islands, and hearken O distant regimes: the Lord summoned me from the belly; He mentioned my name from my mother’s womb. He made my mouth like a sharp sword; in … Continue reading

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