Category Archives: Judaism

Not to Bow

Not to Bow   “And all the servants of the King that were in the gate of the King kneeled and bowed to Haman but Mordechai would not kneel nor would he bow” (Esther 3:2) Mordechai’s refusal to bow infuriated … Continue reading

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Foundational Claims – excerpt from Supplement

In order to establish the logical principles that God exists and that He is in control of nature, God turned over the world (with the miracles of the exodus and Sinai). He did this in front of an entire nation. … Continue reading

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Names – Exodus 3:14

Names – Exodus 3:14 The Children of Israel were languishing under the whip of the Egyptian taskmasters and their outcry rose to the heavens. God appears to Moses in the burning bush and He tells Him that He has seen … Continue reading

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Holy Times

Holy Times The Biblical holidays seem to be divided into two separate cycles; we have the “Three Festivals” (Pesach-Passover, Shavuot-Festival of Weeks and Sukkot-Tabernacles – Exodus 23:14), and we have the “High Holy Days” (Rosh Hashana, Yom Kippur and Sukkot). … Continue reading

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Festival of Weeks – Isaiah 41:8

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 will I gain? Could I really get there? Scripture doesn’t … Continue reading

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Channuka – Excerpt from Contra Brown

1.    Haggai 2:6 – 9. “For thus says the Lord of hosts: There will be one more; it is a small one. I will shake the heavens and the earth and the sea and the dry land. I will shake … Continue reading

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Where Heaven Meets Earth

Where Heaven Meets Earth There is no paragraph break in the Torah scroll between Genesis 28:10 and Genesis 32:3. These chapters in Scripture form one lengthy paragraph in the Torah. Interestingly, the phrase “angels of God” only appear twice in … Continue reading

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