Beware of Spiritual Misdirection

If you have ever watched magicians, one of the basic skills they possess is to misdirect their audience. They do this with sleight of hand, lighting, mirrors, and more often than not (all the major stars use this) one or more really attractive assistants who dance seductively around. Sometimes they are so distracting that you…

You Don’t Deserve Squat

Normally, I turn the sound off when a TV commercial comes on. So many times what they say is such an insult to someone’s intelligence. One of the worst things, in my opinion, is how they constantly try to sell you on the idea that you deserve what they have for you, and don’t let…

What Does God Really Want From Us?

I was reading Isaiah 56 the other day and thought about what he was saying.  It starts with “Here is what Adonai says:” and goes on to tell us: Observe justice, do what is right, for my salvation is close to coming, my righteousness to being revealed. Happy is the person who does this, anyone who…

Salvation From Both a Jewish and Christian Perspective- Part 3

So far in this series, we have looked at the meaning of salvation, the Jewish expectations of the Messiah, and why Yeshua ha Maschiach (Jesus Christ) was and has been rejected by “mainstream” Judaism since his first appearance on earth. Today we will delve into the Christian expectations of the Messiah, who is usually referred to…

Legalism in a Nutshell

Don’t forget to SUBSCRIBE in the right-hand margin, and if you prefer to watch a video, click on this link: Watch the video. Legalism- just what is it? Many Christians have, for centuries, been taught that it means people who follow the Torah and the Jewish lifestyle are not really saved because they don’t have faith…

Once Saved, Always Saved Results in Unsaved

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God Crashed My Pity Party

No video today, but please take a moment to Subscribe if you haven’t already done so, and check out the deals for my new book, “Parashot Drashim” on my Kickstarter campaign page.  About a month ago, when I began the Kickstarter campaign to sell my newest (third) book I was feeling rather low. I have…

Can God Save Someone Who Doesn’t Want to be Saved?

Please check out my Kickstarter campaign for my newest book- you can find it here: Parashot Drashim.  If you prefer to watch a video, click on this link: Watch the video. We are all familiar with the passage that says anyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved. But what about…