Proverb Wisdom Fit for Today

My daily reading of the Bible (I use the “Complete Jewish Bible“) is currently in Proverbs, and while reading Chapter 14 I came upon these two: Proverbs 14:15– One who doesn’t think believes every word, but the cautious understands his steps; and  Proverbs 14:25– A truthful witness saves lives, but a liar misdirects (judgment) Maybe…

Parashah Mikketz 2018 (At the end of) Genesis 41 – 44:17

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Do You Really Want to Risk His Wrath?

No video today. I am a member of a number of Christian, Messianic or Hebraic Roots discussion groups. They all have value for learning and sharing ideas, yet it is a shame so many people within these groups undervalue themselves and others with their obnoxious and prideful statements. You can recognize them because when they…

God Isn’t Your Drinking Buddy

The search for knowledge can sometimes become an obsession that takes us away from trusting the Holy Spirit to give us wisdom. We want to know God better, and that’s fine, but what does God want us to know about Him?    

What Kohelet Was Really Talking About

Most descriptions of the writing of Kohelet (Ecclesiastes) say it is a rather droll and depressing book. After all, how many times does he tell us that whatever he did was as useless as “chasing the wind”? The very beginning starts with “Useless, useless- all is useless!” But I find this book to be uplifting…

You don’t have to believe to like the bible

Before I was saved I didn’t know the bible, at all. I knew what I had been told, or what I thought they had said, and that was it. And that was not always correct, either. How many people do you think would say yes if you asked them, “Does the bible say, ‘God helps those…