Commentaries & Kingdom News

March 2019

Shemini

Shalom! This week in Shemini 2019, I talk a little about the concept of unity as it results from keeping His commandments, beginning with the food laws of clean and unclean.  How did it happen that the early Christian church became "unrooted" from their Jewish Messianic brothers?  For answers here, I've included an attachment by Tony Robinson entitled "Seeds of Separation"  which gives a lot of history for those who are interested or would like it as a...

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Tzav

Shalom! Tzav commentary Tonight is the eve of Purim, and so I'd like to pass along a couple of resources.  Of course the story of Purim can be read in the book of Esther, but to put the story in perspective, check out - History Crash Course, Purim in Persia.    Current events always seem to parallel whatever is being celebrated on the Hebrew calendar.  In the book of Esther, Jews in diaspora suddenly found themselves isolated and in danger.  With unusual...

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Vayikra

Shalom! From the beginning of the Torah, the Creator has made divisions and distinctions between the clean and the unclean, the holy and the profane, the divine and the worldly.  In the book of Vayikra/Leviticus, His commands will become more clear as to what type of behavior is acceptable for those who are called to be His own.  In a day when much of the world, and even believers, seek to obtain unity at any cost, what is YHWH's take on the whole matter?  Vayikra With...

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Pekudei

Shalom! The last several chapters of the book of Shemot/Exodus deal with the instructions and implementation of the building of the Tabernacle.  (Pekudei 2019) Have you noticed that there are no complaints, no rebellions, no strife recorded during any one of these chapters?  As long as they were occupied with the work of the Tabernacle, they did not grumble!  This is a great thought!  When one's life is consumed with serving the Almighty and their community, it...

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