LIGHT BANISHES DARKNESS – CHANUKAH

“For a commandment is a lamp and the Torah is light, and reproving discipline is the way of life.” Proverbs 6:23 As I put this Op together it is 9 December 2020 (I started putting this Op together yesterday), the day before Chanukah begins, the Festival of Lights or otherwise known as as the Feast …

THE FOOTSTEPS OF MESSIAH – NEEDED ENCOURAGEMENT IN A WORLD OF MADNESS

“He turned upon them their own violence, and with their own evil He will cut them off, HaShem, our Elohim, will cut them off.” Psalms 94:23 As the world spins into deeper madness around us by the minute it seems, HaShem put it on me that I need to post something of encouragement, because, trust …

‘IN THE BEGINNING’…THE MASTERY OF HASHEM

“Remember the Word to Your servant, by which You gave me hope. This is my comfort in my affliction, for Your Word preserved me.” Psalms 119:49-50 Well here we are! As I write this Op it is 17 Oct 2020 and it is the first Shabbat in this new Torah reading cycle! The Torah portion …

“WHEN HE PREPARED THE HEAVENS, I WAS THERE!”

“Thus said HaShem: ‘If the heavens above could be measured or the foundations of the earth plumbed below, so too would I reject the entire seed of Israel because of everything they did, the Word of HaShem.’” Jeremiah 31:36 This will just be a quick Op. As I prepare this Op, it is 12 Oct …

HE DONNED RIGHTEOUSNESS LIKE ARMOR – THE DAY OF JUDGMENT

“O lovers of HaShem, despise evil! He guards the lives of His devout ones, from the might of the wicked He rescues them.” Psalms 97:10 The world is in turmoil! Fires are raging across entire states, simultaneous hurricanes striking, mass flooding, a pandemic, widespread civil unrest, national division, pretty much everything we have seen in …

TRIBULATION BEGETS SALVATION – PART 2

“The wilderness and the wasteland will rejoice over them; the desert will be glad and blossom like a rose.” Isaiah 35:1 How many have looked at a garden of roses and were amazed not just by the colors but also the fragrances that come from them? I am an avid gardener and one of my …

ROSH CHODESH – ELUL: RETURN TO HASHEM!

“Seek HaShem when He can be found; call upon Him when He is near.” Yeshayah (Isaiah) 55:6 In the midst of all the madness going on around us, the days continue to open and close as HaShem has decreed them, bringing us one day closer to that appointed time. We know we are getting closer …