Therefore let us leave the elementary doctrine of Christ and go on to maturity, not laying again a foundation of repentance from dead works and of faith toward God,  Hebrew 6:1  ESV Dead works – Are you ready to move on toward maturity?  If you are, then you will have to come to terms with […]

k’doshim tihiyu ki kadosh ani YHWH eloheychem  Wayyiqra 19:2  Tanakh I am holy – The verse is Leviticus 19:2 in transliterated Hebrew.  You might recognize the word kadosh (it occurs twice).  tihiyu is the verb hayah (you shall be).  When Yeshua refers to this verse in His pronouncement in Matthew 5:48, He has Torah observance […]

. . . So choose life in order that you may live, you and your descendents. Deuteronomy 30:19 Choose – The Hebrew verb bahar means “to choose, to pick, to take a keen look at.”  But the pictograph is more revealing.  ­Bet-Chet-Resh draws the picture of “house-fence-person.”  In other words, separating the person from the […]