Archive for the ‘TRUE RELIGION’ Category

The Role and import of the Kohenet in 1st century Judaism

“The proselyte went to Rabbi Joshua, who sought to appease him, saying;”Bread includes spiritual food, and raiment includes the Tallit of the learned doctors. And, when a proselyte was not only rich in material possessions but also in spiritual wealth, the High Priest himself was happy to have him marry his daughter, and he might even see his grandson officiate as the High Priest.”

Bereshit Rabbah, 70. (more…)

There has been a mountain of writing on the subject of Genesis 6 “the sons of God.”An entire industry is fashioned around this one verse of scripture and I have found it both tantalizing and amazing as it is incredulous.

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Good men, the last wave by, crying how bright
Their frail deeds might have danced in a green bay,
Rage, rage against the dying of the light. Dillon Thomas- Do not go gentle into that Goodnight

In his article “Moses” which contrasts Moses and Balaam, Dr. Moshe Reiss describes how the adept knows these things are possible through the reading of Scripture…”Moses and Balaam most easily show the fight of Hebraism and Hellenism in history.  On the verse in Deuteronomy [34.10] that states, “there hath not arisen a prophet since in Israel like unto Moses,” the ancient Midrash the Sifré says that this is so in Israel, but among the other nations there did arise such a prophet, and that was Balaam. (more…)

There is a sublime and basic truth to the universe our God created called True Religion. Regardless of where we stand in relation to it, its existence confronts or comforts us in our daily lives. (more…)

 

James 1:27 Pure religion and undefiled before God and the Father is this, To visit the fatherless and widows in their affliction, and to keep himself unspotted from the world. (more…)

 Have we lost the meaning of what our God and King meant for us?

John 3:3  “Jesus answered and said unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God. 4 Nicodemus saith unto him, How can a man be born when he is old? can he enter the second time into his mother’s womb, and be born?” (more…)

To my knowledge writing on this subject has been very limited, from a duck and cover bunker mentality to an ecstatic rapture. Unfortunately neither view is helpful or useful. (more…)

There is no better way to debunk myth or even fiction than to provide a truth.

The Desposyni or kin of the Lord are the families of the brothers, sisters, and cousins of Jesus the Christ. They were given the unique last name or surname Kyriakos. They were the families of the King or inline royal. (more…)

 

A strong cautionary note; The early articulation of the Merkabah and Hechalot by the Nazarenes was not and cannot be equated with the later work of the Tannaim. The “Merkabah riders” and assents into the “Heavenly Halls” are strictly rabbinic works and explorations. (more…)

Article detailing why even in the Great Temple Jesus had more power than a sitting High Priest. This should clarify why the highpriest would not openly go against Him. (more…)