When the world hears the word, Torah, they think of Religion. The Oxford dictionary defines religion as the following: The belief in and worship of a superhuman controlling power, especially a personal God or gods. A particular system of faith and worship. A pursuit or interest followed with great devotion. After reading the modern English … Continue reading Is Torah a Religion?
The Law of Liberty
The Law is Righteous Do you know most in the church believe they know what it means to be righteous. But do they? In this study we will take a critical look at this important aspect in our spiritual life. Let’s take a look. According to the following verse, what is the source of righteousness? … Continue reading The Law of Liberty
Shammai and Hillel Peter’s Vision, although short and simple to read, is among the most distorted of teachings. The common interpretation is God’s food laws were done away with and God told Peter he could now eat anything he wanted. The truth is far from that. (God’s name is YHVH in Hebrew or Yehovah in … Continue reading Peter’s Vision
We Are Not Under The Law!
They say that we are not under The Law. And they are right! But if you are led by the Spirit, you are not under Law. Galatians 5:18 Spirit led people are no longer captive. We are free! In many countries we are free too. Though we are subject to the laws of the land where we live. … Continue reading We Are Not Under The Law!
Jesus, Pharisees, and the Two Laws
Did We Misunderstand? Most of us were brought up lumping the Pharisees together as a bad bunch of people. We’ve read many arguments in Scripture, including Paul’s letters, and saw them as the enemy preaching The Law while Jesus (Yeshua) and Paul condemned The Law. The question is, “Did we interpret these arguments accurately?” The … Continue reading Jesus, Pharisees, and the Two Laws
Paul was Falsely Accused The letters of Paul contain many verses that seemingly contradict The Law, known as The Torah, in Hebrew. That contradiction, however, is entirely in the misunderstanding of Hebraic terms, idioms, culture, and the people to whom he addressed. This has caused many to turn away. Even Peter expressed that Paul’s teachings … Continue reading Falsely Accused
His Commandments are Righteous Most of us think we know what it means to be righteous, but do we really? Let’s take a look. According to the following verse, what is the source of righteousness? Do we define righteousness or does God define it? Psalms 119:172 My tongue shall speak Your Word, for all Your … Continue reading Attaining Righteousness
What is Sin?
The entirety of Scripture speaks of sin and the penalty of sin. Jesus came to preach how to live a righteous life, but He also came to sacrifice His life by taking our sins upon Himself so we could live. He paid the penalty for our sins and said “Sin no more”. John 5:14 Afterward … Continue reading What is Sin?