A Life without Bacon

You don’t eat pork? Are you Jewish? These are the questions I hear most often when it is revealed that we don’t eat pork. My typical answer is that no, we are not Jewish. We really don’t fit into a category, and as we study, we have decided that there is a reason why YHVH…

A Cultural Thing

Once again, my life has been turned upside down, and I am seeing scripture through “new” eyes. Every time YHVH shows me something profound in the Word – something that affects the way I view the entire book of the Bible – I feel as though I have been given new eyes. Maybe a better…

Slaves to God?

Do you not know that if you present yourselves to anyone as obedient slaves, you are slaves of the one whom you obey, either of sin, which leads to death, or of obedience, which leads to righteousness? But thanks be to God, that you who were once slaves of sin have become obedient from the…

Sabbath for Man

One Sabbath he was going through the grainfields, and as they made their way, his disciples began to pluck heads of grain. And the Pharisees were saying to him, “Look, why are they doing what is not lawful on the Sabbath?” And he said to them, “Have you never read what David did, when he was…

Is He Listening?

Does God hear everybody? Does He listen attentively to each person and each prayer that is said? Many say that God hears all people, that if you are having trouble in your life all you have to do is stop and say a prayer. And all things, whatsoever ye shall ask in prayer, believing, ye…