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Friday, 10 June 2011 18:14

don't rock the boat

Written by rabbi paul saal

art-canoeI find that one of the most enigmatic stories in the Besorot for the modern reader is that of Yeshua quieting a storm. The account is found in Matthew 8, Mark 4 and Luke 8. Though there are some small differences, the accounts are largely the same.

Sunday, 13 March 2011 11:02

calmness and complacency

Written by rabbi russ resnik

art-theendYou will hear the noise of wars nearby and the news of wars far off; see to it that you don’t become frightened. Such things must happen, but the end is yet to come. For peoples will fight each other, nations will fight each other, and there will be famines and earthquakes in various parts of the world; all this is but the beginning of the ‘birthpains.’ Matt. 24:6–8

For my first few years as a follower of Yeshua I suffered from what one of my colleagues later diagnosed as end-times fever. And I wasn’t alone. Friends, mentors, the voices on the radio or cassette tapes—all were convinced that Messiah’s return was so near that we should devote all our energies to being ready and helping everyone we knew to get ready too, before it was too late.

Thursday, 09 December 2010 15:11

calmness of inheritance

Written by rabbi benjamin ehrenfeld

art-grapesIt is astonishing how Rav Shaul sees the messianic community as a body with the Ruach completely active and accessible. He calls us all to live in that Ruach. To the Galatians, he says the following:


Thursday, 16 September 2010 20:37

as the sparrow is remembered

Written by rebbetzin malkah

art-sparrowsAre not five birds sold for two issarim? Yet not one of them is forgotten by God. And as for you, even the hairs of your head are all numbered. So do not fear; you are more precious than many birds.  -- Mashiach Yeshua, Luke 12:6,7, DHE

When the sun is shining and life is swell, these words seem like handy advice for a rainy day.  But these words take on a whole new meaning when the sun isn't shining in our lives.  They become a lifeline.  This I vividly recall from personal experience last year.

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