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How Can We Sin?

How Can We Sin?

Sometimes we forget that the physical world was created to reflect the spiritual world.  For example, do you realize that the earthly Tabernacle was a copy of the heavenly Tabernacle (Hebrews 8:1-5 NLT)?   Likewise, YHVH shared his Torah on earth so that earth’s inhabitants could reflect heaven’s inhabitants.  Torah has not been replaced either in … Continue reading How Can We Sin?

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What would you do if you were God (Part 5)

What would you do if you were God (Part 5)

“Throughout the earth the story is the same— only a remnant is left, like the stray olives left on the tree or the few grapes left on the vine after harvest.” Isaiah 24:13 [NLT] In the previous installments of this series on God’s ways, I discussed why YHVH does things the way He does and … Continue reading What would you do if you were God (Part 5)

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More Than Salvation

More Than Salvation

There is a traditional song for Passover entitled Dayenu that means “it would have been enough”.  It begins this way:  “If He had brought us out from Egypt, and had not carried out judgments against them Dayenu, it would have sufficed us!  If He had carried out judgments against them, and not against their idols … Continue reading More Than Salvation

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Who Is in Control?

Who Is in Control?

In my last blog we looked at the story of Jacob, Leah, and Rachel to examine how people rely on themselves and their own devices instead of trusting YHVH. The Bible is packed with such illustrations for good reason. There is one true stronghold (YHVH) and one false stronghold (self) and for each person there … Continue reading Who Is in Control?

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