In this portion the second generation of those whom God delivered out of Egypt are standing ready to go into the promised land. Both the sons of Jacob and the mighty mixed multitude of Gentiles are represented. Together they stand before the Lord God to enter into covenant with Him and become established as His People, Israel. Not only are these descendants represented, but their descendants, yet to be born, are also comprehended in this covenant of promise.
There were blessings and curses for those whom God had saved out of Egypt for Himself. They were saved by grace through faith in the blood of the Passover lamb from the wrath of God poured out on Egypt for its systemic national sins. God instituted blessings and curses intended to form those whom He saved as a people holy unto Himself. In this podcast we will do a brief orientation to the purpose blessings and curses.
In this portion a second and greater Moses is prophesied to come and lead Israel into all that God has promised. Has he come yet? If so, who was he?
Forgetting God by neglecting His Commandments
In Va'etchanan, the reason we, the redeemed of the Lord, are given for observing and keeping the Sabbath (His weekly day of rest and worship) is different than the reason stated in Ex.20. The reason is sublime and powerfully impacting for our lives
The Prophets had the authority and power to speak on God’s behalf in ancient times as well as today. Listen and obey them and you will succeed. Disregard and reject their words and you just may be uprooted and removed. Some things never change and this is one of them.Read More
Sin, fiery serpents, Messiah and salvation.
Put tassels on my clothes? Why would God command this for all generations? How would one who is grafted into the olive tree of Israel do this today?
Jubilee Year! The beginning of the end of human trafficking
The 4th Commandment: Remember the Sabbath Day to change it to Sunday! Really?
The power of disease to devastate and alienate is no match for the the power of God to heal and restore!