Follow the World or YHVH?

Follow the World or YHVH?

In this second blog of our series on Chanukah and the Maccabbees, we show the distinction between the people of Israel who were staying faithful to YHVH’s appointed times and commandments, and those who were following the pagan ways of the Greeks and Romans. In our previous blog (The Mighty Power of YHVH), we saw … Continue reading Follow the World or YHVH?

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The Mighty Power of YHVH

The Mighty Power of YHVH

To celebrate Chanukah, we decided to read a portion of the story of the Maccabees each night.   The second book of Maccabees, chapter three has enlightened our understanding of the events leading up to the celebration of Chanukah. It has also provided us with insight and direction in dealing with issues that are currently challenging … Continue reading The Mighty Power of YHVH

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A Pleasing Fragrance

A Pleasing Fragrance

In Exodus 30:34-38, YHVH instructs Moses concerning the incense that is to be made for YHVH’s altar. This incense was to be used solely for YHVH and not for anyone else. Each of the ingredients has much significance for us, both spiritually and physically. The first ingredient mentioned is stacte, which is a product of … Continue reading A Pleasing Fragrance

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