The Coming Holy Spirit

In the Targum on Ezekiel, that is, in the Aramaic Bible which they used to read in the first century, for the words “put a new spirit within you”, they wrote, “And the Holy Spirit will I put deep inside of you.” I find it so interesting that they use the words Holy Spirit, like John does here. The term Holy Spirit is only mentioned three times in the whole of the Hebrew Scriptures.

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Yeshua the Only and Beloved Son

After declaring that the coming of the Messiah is likened to a new beginning, like the dawn of a new era, Mark brings us to two crucial passages from the Hebrew Scriptures which also speak of a new beginning in the history of messianic prophecies.

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The Fall Feasts of Israel

After declaring that the coming of the Messiah is likened to a new beginning, like the dawn of a new era, Mark brings us to two crucial passages from the Hebrew Scriptures which also speak of a new beginning in the history of messianic prophecies.

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The Messiah in the Book of Numbers

At first sight, the book of Numbers may seem plain, even unattractive, with its many genealogies, the never-ending measurements of the Tabernacle, and the many laws of offerings.

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Preserving God’s Grace

Mel Gibson’s movie, The Passion, depicting the life of the Messiah, sparked irate controversies as to whether it was anti-Semitic in nature

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Korah’s Delusion

The book of Numbers is often the least considered and least quoted of the many books of Scripture. Its title and its opening chapters,

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Celebrating a True Simcha!

So now comes Simchat Torah which means Joy of the Torah. It is a time which marks the completion of the synagogue reading of the 5 books of Moses within a one-year span. Each week a particular parashat or portion of the Torah is read. And on the last Saturday when the annual cycle is completed, the final chapter of Deuteronomy is read…

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