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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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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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Spiritual Maturity:  Dying for the Kingdom

Spiritual Maturity: Dying for the Kingdom

What does it mean to follow the King? For Yeshua’s first followers, it meant leaving family, jobs, security and comfort in order to build up the Kingdom of YHVH. Yeshua Himself gave up everything for the sake of the kingdom. What does building up the kingdom require of us?  Recently I wrestled with the challenge … Continue reading Spiritual Maturity: Dying for the Kingdom

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