Mattiyahu (Matthew) 6:21: For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also. Did you know that the word “focus” is not mentioned or found, not even once, in your Scriptures? The closest thing to the concept is the scripture passage above, found in the Book of Matthew, outlining where our spiritual “focus” should … More Focus – Remedy for Spiritual Burnout!
How precious is the life of a child! My family and I was blessed to be part of a gathering of believers who prayed for a solitary purpose – the resurrection of a child. We prayed fervently for the life of this child, for victory over death, for the renewal of faith through the … More Unity in the face of loss
When faced with a “faith dilemma,” do you wilt in the face of adversity or stand up for righteousness? Our Loving, Heavenly Father wishes to gather those who worship Him in “spirit in truth.” In the book of Matthew, chapter 5, Messiah says that those who stand for righteousness are blessed and will receive righteousness … More Stand up for Righteousness
Why must I be humbled, to become humble? Why must I fall and stumble, to learn to stand upright? Why must I be shamed, to learn what is honor? Why must I be broken, to learn to be whole? Father let your compassion abound, let your light shine, Let your unending love fill this heart … More Why Must I?
One of the great lessons Yahushua taught his followers is that a man’s or woman’s character is always a matter of what is in his or her heart. If a person commits adultery it is because that is what he has living in his heart, and a person’s heart is always his responsibility. This is … More Watch over your heart
Matthew 5:3: Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth. When discussing the concept of meekness, many emotions are stirred at the core of individuals. Some interpret “meekness” as weakness, a lack of boldness, and/or the inability to be proud of oneself. A sense of outright indignation comes out of those that are … More Blessed are the Meek
Yonah is exclusively to strangers against Nineweh. The book is Autographical in that it tells a story in the life of the prophet, as it only has one utterance to the people and that is: And Yonah began to go in to the city on the first day’s walk. And he cried out and … More The Kindness of Yahweh
Our good friend Noah Webster defined the word injustice as: 1 : absence of justice : violation of right or of the rights of another 2 : an unjust act If you tune into your favorite news or media outlet, you are bound to find something about social outrage, injustice, discrimination, cultural … More INJUSTICE does not Breed Justice – Just More Injustice
How convenient it is today to cast words like biblical stones. Words like “bigot,” “racist,” “discrimination,” “religious radicals,” “insensitive,” “culturally ignorant,” and other words and phrases used to marginalize other members of the “human condition” simply because they do not agree with a certain point of view. Ethnocentrism, sexuality-based movements, sex-specific movements, inflammatory religion-based movements, … More Casting Stones!
Matthew 5:9: “Blessed are the peacemakers, For they shall be called sons of G-d.” Like many of the “Beatitudes,” the verse from Mattityahu (Matthew) 5:9 give us, the reader, a very simple maxim for life – those that make peace will be blessed, and will receive special recognition from the Almighty. What if there … More Blessed are the Peacemakers….