Organizing the Bible and the Talmud

Originally posted on The Thousand-Year View:
My latest blog post for The Jewish Journal: Do you know what it says in the Book of Deuteronomy, Chapter 8, verse 3? Unless you’re a rabbi or a savant, you probably don’t. Neither do I. But we know how to look it up. We just open the Torah,…

Atonement And Fellowship 3/8

When we call ourselves Christian it should be Christ who brought us together through his death on the wooden stake. We were redeemed in one body by the torture post which got us to embrace, and that was the end of the hostility. Christ came and preached peace to all the outsiders and peace to […]

A Meaningful Thanksgivukkah

Originally posted on Said to Myself:
On their surfaces, Hanukkah and Thanksgiving are simple holidays.  We see the themes of light breaking through the darkness, a few banding together to beat the elements, and the power of having faith in community.  We camp folk know that nothing is ever as simple as it seems.  So…

Creator and Blogger God 8 A Blog of a Book 2 Holy One making Scriptures Holy

The Holy One making Scriptures Holy “for I [am] Jehovah your god, and you shall sanctify yourselves, and you shall be holy, for I [am] holy. neither shall you defile yourselves with any kind of swarming thing that swarms on the earth.” (Leviticus 11:44 MKJV) We do have to make ourselves holy for the Creator […]

Missional hermeneutics 5/5

Tool to fulfil duties Having all Scripture, the God-breathed instruction book we have the major tool in taking up our duties. Having the most valuable Book for teaching the truth, convicting of sin, correcting faults and training in right living those who belongs to God may be fully equipped for every good work, and should […]