How the Creator Connects with the Soul

Posted by on Apr 9, 2021 in Bible Study

This article is a continuation of the article Nephesh, Neshamah, and Ruach of the soul. There are three levels or channels of communication between the Infinite Creator and man; they are: (1) inspiration through Ruach haKodesh, (2) the oracle of urim and tummim, (3) and prophecy. The access to YHVH Elohim by means of the urim and tummim was on a lower level than that of a prophet, but it represented a higher level than hearing inspired words through Ruach haKodesh. The...

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Nephesh, Neshamah, and Ruach of the Soul

Posted by on Apr 4, 2021 in Bible Study

The Hebrew Scripture (Tanak) speaks of the human soul having three elements: nephesh, neshamah, and ruach.  The sages are divided in their views about the nature of the human soul. Some of them, such as Maimonides in his introduction to Pirke Avot chapter 1, claim that the soul is a single force with three sub-categories: (1) the category which houses our desires, something men have in common with the animals; (2) the source of growth, something possessed both by animals...

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Kabbalah – origin, meaning, and controversy

Posted by on Mar 29, 2021 in Bible Study, Hebrew Study

When a tourist comes to Israel, one of the first thing he or she learns is the word Kabbalah. To check into a hotel, the tourist goes to the kabbalah – the reception desk in modern Hebrew. Hence, Kabbalah means reception or acceptance. While the Hebrew word kabbalah is not found in the Tanak, its primitive root verb is indeed in the Scripture, as we read in Exodus, Make fifty loops in the one curtain and make fifty loops on the edge of the end curtain that is in the...

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The Luz — the Living Bone of Resurrection

Posted by on Mar 21, 2021 in Bible Study

There is a Jewish tradition that there is a bone in the human body called luz. This Hebrew word, whose origin is unknown, is used only once in the entire Scripture with the meaning of “almond”, as JPS renders it in Gen 30:37. The luz bone — a tiny bone most people are unaware of its existence — does not decay or perish; as a matter of fact, the luz bone cannot even be destroyed. And when it comes time to resurrecting the dead, the luz bone will play a major...

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A Prayer to the Father in Hebraic View

Posted by on Mar 14, 2021 in Bible Study, Hebrew Study

To fully understand the concept of prayer, one must free his thinking from the erroneous Gentile concept of it. This misunderstanding of “prayer” often leads some to think that YHVH Elohim is a God who demands “prayers” from the people if they want to receive something. The English word “to pray” has come from the Latin word precari, meaning “to beg”. This idea of “prayer” is what many are mistakenly led to believe...

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Baptism through Water and Fire

Posted by on Mar 9, 2021 in Bible Study

It is a common belief that the immersion in water or baptism is merely an outward expression of faith. “One baptism for the remission of sins” found in the Nicene-Constantinopolitan Creed, is declared by all Christian mainstream churches, and the baptism in water is often considered the fundamental Christian belief. And if we read Strong Dictionary for the Greek βαπτίζω baptizo, Strong entry G907, we are surprised to find out that baptism [in water] was...

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The Parable of the Tax Coin

Posted by on Feb 22, 2021 in Bible Study

The Messiah gave us the parable of the tax coin, which is probably the most enigmatic and at the same time the most misunderstood parable of all. It is enigmatic, because He did not give us any explanation of it; misunderstood, because of what one theologian has said, “Are we as careful in rendering to God our hearts and lives as we are in paying our taxes and serving the state?” If one completely disagrees with such a “theology”, then this study is...

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The Signs of YHVH Elohim

Posted by on Feb 7, 2021 in Bible Study

The Creator YHVH Elohim has given certain signs so that everyone who has them should know that he or she belongs to Him. Should we not know these signs that will help us serve Him better, the way He wants to be served? Or we should follow the way of the man-made religion. If one says, “I rest on Sabbath and eat only kosher food”, everyone will know which God he or she serves: The God of Israel. The Sabbath and kosher food are sure signs of belonging to the One...

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Are the GMO foods kosher?

Posted by on Jan 23, 2021 in Bible Study

The GMO (genetically modified organisms) have become acceptable “foods” in the western world and often seen as a “solution” to the world’s problems, but are they kosher? Are they acceptable for consumption by the people of YHVH Elohim? About 90 percent of the crops in North America (Canada and the U.S.) is GMO. In this number of GMO foods are included but not limited to wheat, corn, rapeseed (for GMO Canola oil ; “Can” from Canada...

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Revenge – the long arm of Israel

Posted by on Dec 6, 2020 in Bible Study

The long arm of revenge of the Mossad, the foreign intelligence agency of Israel, is well known as the most sophisticated and advanced agency in the world, as it stands in its own class. But how many know that the long arm of revenge started long time ago, when Israel was just a family in Shechem. The revenge of Israel over Shechem Ya’akov had lived in the land of Charan 20 years (Gen 31:38, 41). He settled in Succoth, where he had built a house, and in Shechem, where...

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The Trump — Deep State War

Posted by on Nov 15, 2020 in Bible Study, Prophecy Insight

The war of President Trump against the Deep State aka the Swamp, and the globalism as a whole, became a war for giving back America to the people from the clutches of the chosen elite. Ultimately, this war also became a war for the minds and souls of the people. The Deep State fought back with an unprecedented campaign through all possible channels of power and propaganda of the news and social media to smear the president with mud of lies and slanders. But “fake...

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Partial Birth Abortion Then and Now

Posted by on Oct 22, 2020 in Bible Study

The term “abortion” is not an invention in the 20th century by pro-choice activists. But the first recorded partial birth abortion in history is found in the Scripture. The Midrash says, “If you destroy one life, you have destroyed the whole universe”. Life is a gift from the Creator, which we did not deserve to receive, and like a whisper in the wind, life means nothing without Him. Life is a Creator-given privilege man cannot expect, demand, or claim. None of...

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