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Fear No Evil
Category: Teaching Topics

A HEBREW SAGE MIGHT SAY. . .
I have learned that you ought always to be more or less specific.

 

FEAR NO EVIL      
"In the days of evil and times of trouble, why should I fear when the iniquity at my heels compass me about?" [Psalms (Tehillym) 49. 5 Tanakh, Kethuvim]

 

This enigmatic question should be of real great concern to all unbelievers.  The "day of evil" seems to refer to those of old age while the young are encouraged, "So remember, appreciate your CREATOR in the days of your youth, before those days of sorrow come and those years arrive of which you will say I have no pleasure in them." [Ecclesiastes (Kohelet) 12. 1 Tanakh, Kethuvim]

 

However, those who have not "remembered their CREATOR" while young may one day come to realize that the iniquities which had been accumulating against their record day by day through a long lifetime had actually involved the venom of that old serpent, ha’Satan, which the LOVING MASTER of the Universe long ago warned would bruise the heels of the children of Eve. [Genesis/Berepooh 3. 15]  Their sins, which will eventually become so numerous as to "compass" them about, might even destroy them in this present life and for eternity.  Satan, that old snake, will have "the power of death" [Hebrews 2. 14] until the day when the TRUE SEED of the woman, the LORD MESSIAH YESHUA will "crush the head" of that wicked one forever.  Even though the sins of the whole world were placed upon JESUS, the SON OF MAN, it was only HIS "heel" that was cruelly and viciously "bruised" by the Devil.

Because of MESSIAH YESHUA’S great victory over Satan — when the LORD OF GLORY died for our sins and then defeated death by HIS resurrection, we no longer need to fear death, even when the evil days draw near.

 

To accept ALMIGHTY GOD'S precious Gift of Salvation from sin and death when one is young is best.  However, it is never too late, as long as we live and have breath in our bodies.  So, why should we worry when "we have known and believed the love that GOD has for us. GOD is love, and he who abides in love abides in GOD, and GOD in him. Love has been perfected among us in this: That we may have boldness in the Day of Judgment; because as HE is, so are we in this world. There is no fear in love; but perfect love casts out fear." [1 John 4. 16 - 18]   For your greatest joy, delight and pleasure now and for all eternity, acknowledge JESUS as your ROCK OF DELIVERANCE, the MOST HIGH GOD as your REDEEMER & LORD.

 

Sha'alu (Prayfor the shalom (Peace) of Jerusalem and all of Israel!  
Redeem Israel, O ELOHIYM, out of all their troubles!
O INFINITE & MERCIFUL CREATOR , firm in the faith we are emboldened to seek YOUR PRESENCE, and we are assured that we shall find YOU if, with sincere hearts, we seek YOU. As the flowers of the field drink of the dew of heaven and of the radiance of the sun, so would we, lifting our spirits unto YOU, drink of the pure fountains of holiness.  Loving YOU is its own reward, our souls rejoice in YOUR PRESENCE, for YOU are our PRAISE and our SONG. Amen
Enjoy a blessed day with the LORD! 

 

Praying for the peace of Jerusalem, is praying for the return of our Messiah and Lord and for the Kingdom of God He is bringing when He comes.  Then God's Will shall be done on earth as it is in Heaven and the world will experience true godly universal peace which is the fruit of Righteousness.

 

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Please visit our web page for teachings on Bible texts and subjects.

Also notice the section showing the disparity between the Holy Bible and the Muslim Koran (Quran).

The newest section is our thought by thought study through the Bible.  Having completed the Torah (books of Moses), and the New Testament, we are now going through the book of; [PSALMS]. 
 

In Remembrance of You
Category: Teaching Topics

A HEBREW SAGE MIGHT SAY. . .
He who gives a coin to a poor man is rewarded with six blessings.  But, he who encourages him with friendly words is rewarded with eleven. [Saying of the Ancient Sages]

 

IN REMEMBRANCE OF YOU       
"I thank my GOD upon every remembrance of you, always in every prayer of mine making request for you all with joy." [Philippians 1. 4]

 

"Grace to you and peace from GOD our FATHER and the LORD JESUS CHRIST." [Philemon 1. 3]   We humbly and graciously thank the MOST HIGH GOD for allowing us to have such wonderful, personal CHRIST-like friends all over the world.  Our special, faithful, dedicated friends, family — who have held us up in prayer, encouraged us, laughed with us and at us, lightened burdens, cheered us, refreshed and supported us and our ministry in the service of MESSIAH YESHUA. We are truly richly blessed and owe such a debt to the ALMIGHTY ONE for the treasured gifts HE has given us in each of you.

 

This is devoted to our beloved family of friends in the LORD OF ALL, the KING OF ISRAEL:  "To the saints and faithful brethren in Christ...Grace to you and peace from GOD our FATHER and the LORD JESUS CHRIST. We give thanks to the GOD and FATHER of our LORD JESUS CHRIST, praying always for you...for your faith in JESUS CHRIST and of your love for all the saints; because of the hope which is laid up for you in heaven, of which you heard before in the word of the truth of the GOSPEL, which has come to you, as it has also in all the world, and is bringing forth fruit, as it is also among you since the day you heard and knew the grace of GOD in truth." [Colossians 1. 2-6]

 

And this we pray, "that your love may abound still more and more in knowledge and all discernment, that you may approve the things that are excellent, that you may be sincere and without offense till the day of CHRIST, being filled with the fruits of righteousness which are by JESUS CHRIST, to the glory and praise of GOD." [Philippians 1. 9 - 11]

 

"Brethren, your faith grows exceedingly, and the love of every one of you all abounds toward each other." [2 Thessalonians 1. 3]   We personally know "of your love and faith which you have toward the LORD JESUS and toward all the saints…and every good thing which is in you in MESSIAH YESHUA." [Philemon 1. 4 - 6]   "For this reason we also thank GOD without ceasing, because when you received the WORD OF GOD which you heard from us, you welcomed it not as the word of men, but as it is in truth, the WORD OF GOD, which also effectively works in you who believe." [1 Thessalonians 2. 13]

 

May the MIGHTY GOD OF HOSTS keep each of you "steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the LORD, knowing that your labor is not in vain in the LORD." [1 Corinthians 15. 58]   "Watch, stand fast in the faith, be brave, be strong. Let all that you do be done with love." [1 Corinthians 16. 13 - 14]  

 

Precious one, know always that you are cherished, appreciated and loved. We thank YOU LORD, our MIGHTY & GREAT GOD and praise YOUR GLORIOUS NAME, for each treasured individual YOU have blessed us to share in their lives.  We prayerfully ask YOU, OMNIPRESENT LOVING MASTER, to bless, enrich and strengthen each one as only YOU can.  Watch over each life and bring them closer to YOU as only YOU can.  With thanks and praise. . . Amen, Amen!

 

Sha'alu (Pray) for the Shalom (Peace) of Jerusalem and all of Israel!
Redeem Israel, O ELOHIYM, out of all their troubles!
 All goodness and truth are YOURS, YEHOWAH, O LORD, SOVEREIGN of the Universe. May no evil estrange us from YOU , nor error darken our vision of YOUR purposes. Help us to discern YOUR justice and to understand YOUR will. In adversity and in prosperity, let YOUR Law be a lamp to our feet to illumine our path. May we so labour in YOUR service that our lives become a hymn of praise to YOU. Amen
Modeh Ani:  Modeh ani lefanecha Melech chai v’kayom shehechezarta bee neshmati b’chemia rabba emunasecha. — "Thankful am I before YOU, LIVING & ETERNAL KING, that YOU have returned my soul within me with compassion; abundant is YOUR faithfulness. "
 Let us continually offer the sacrifice of praise to GOD, that is, the fruit of our lips, giving thanks to HIS HOLY NAME. 

 

Praying for the peace of Jerusalem, is praying for the return of our Messiah and Lord and for the Kingdom of God He is bringing when He comes.  Then God's Will shall be done on earth as it is in Heaven and the world will experience true godly universal peace which is the fruit of Righteousness.

 

Email:   delrifkah.kralman@comcast.net

Web Page:   www.delrifkah.com 

Thoughts Archived: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/delrifkah/

End-time Events: http://delrifkah.com/Facepage.html

Please visit our web page for teachings on Bible texts and subjects.

Also notice the section showing the disparity between the Holy Bible and the Muslim Koran (Quran).

The newest section is our thought by thought study through the Bible.  Having completed the Torah (books of Moses), and the New Testament, we are now going through the book of; [PSALMS]. 
 

The Red Heifer
Category: Teaching Topics

A HEBREW SAGE MIGHT SAY. . .
Nothing from some people, is giving all they have.

 

THE RED HEIFER        
"Instruct the Israelite people to bring you a red heifer without blemish...take cedar wood, hyssop, and crimson wool and throw them into the fire consuming the heifer; and with some of the ashes make a cleansing for the unclean person." [Numbers (B'Midvar) 19. 1-17 w/Hebrews 9. 12-14; 10. 10-12]

 

The "Red Heifer Offering" is different from the five offerings of Leviticus 1 thru 5.  They were sin-offerings for atonement and salvation.  The Red Heifer (the genuine holy cow) was not for salvation, but for cleansing from the daily defilement of the believer.  The blood of this offering was not to be brought into the Holy of Holies and placed on the Mercy Seat for salvation, but was to be sprinkled OUTSIDE before the congregation.  This was a type of the daily sins of the believer, being confessed and cleansed by the once - shed blood of the LORD JESUS.

 

The Red Heifer is brought outside the Camp and slain as was all other sin-offering.  {JESUS, the PERFECT SACRIFICE/REDEEMER, died outside the camp.}  Even its blood was burned, except what is used in the sevenfold sprinkling before the Tent of Meeting, where the people went to meet with ALMIGHTY GOD.   And, into the midst of the burning of the red heifer, were cast cedar wood, hyssop (types of all nature, from the highest to the lowest — 1 Kings/Melakhim Alef 4. 33) and scarlet (in type — the glory of the world).

 

Cedar represents that which is imperishable
Hyssop was used for purification from defilement. 
Scarlet is the emblem of life.

 

The "Water of Separation" was made from the ashes of the Red Heifer.  This provision was for the removal of ceremonial defilement which occurred by contact with the dead. [Numbers/B'Midvar 19. 16-21]    The ashes were laid up for constant use for the Israelites. [Numbers/B'Midvar 19. 9]  The effects of MESSIAH'S blood sacrifice is Continual (once-for-all).

 

The person who had touched a corpse or the dust from the grave was regarded as being defiled and dared not enter into the presence of the HOLY ALMIGHTY GOD.  Death was a constant reminder of the result of sin.  The conscience of man feels the touch of death.   He is afraid even to die, he must be purified from the touch — "the works of death" before he can render service to the TRUE & LIVING GOD.

 

Under the OLD LAW, uncleanness is connected with birth, death, meats and drinks, garments, and places of dwelling.  A man could become unclean even in his sleep.  The Law even tracked him closely in his most secret places and during his most unguarded hours, it is so with sin and defilement among men.  The ashes of the Red Heifer were collected and kept in a clean place where any member of the camp could have "easy access" from which a portion could be taken for their uncleanness.  When the ashes of one Red Heifer was used up, another was put in its place.  The LORD MESSIAH YESHUA is THE CONTINUAL OFFERING, and all (whosoever will) may have access to the purification that comes from HIS sacrifice on Calvary!

 

The Red Heifer is not a new sacrifice.  It speaks of a sacrifice already completed.  The ashes alone remained to testify of the consumption of the victim.   In this way, the Red Heifer represents that which has already been offered "once for all." [Hebrews 9. 12]

 

Here the sacrifice victim (Red Heifer) is a female. . . a type which speaks of submissiveness (obedience), dependence (belief), and willingness (readiness) — also reproduction (imitating), which we see in the LORD JESUS CHRIST at Gethsemane.   YESHUA ha'MASHIACH was subject to FATHER GOD'S will, not HIS OWN.   The LORD JESUS' death became the means whereby there could be reproduction of "sons born into HIS KINGDOM!"

 

The Red Heifer was "without blemish" — with neither defect nor deformity and "on which no yoke had been laid."  Not only sin's yoke, but any, for a yoke is an instrument to ENFORCE subjection; and the LORD, KING MESSIAH was not forced to give up HIS life, HE gave it freely.  YESHUA could have called twelve legions of angels to take HIM off the Cross, but HE did not. . . HIS is the PERFECTION of a WILLING SACRIFICE.

 

The HOLY SPIRIT uses the WRITTEN WORD to convict the believer of sin in their life.  Then, when the person is convicted, he remembers that the guilt of his sin has been met by the PERFECT SACRIFICE of the LORD JESUS.  Instead of despairing hopelessness, the convicted person judges and confesses the defiling thing that is unworthy of a believer and is forgiven and cleansed by the blood of our PRECIOUS, PURIFYING SAVIOUR, the MESSIAH WHO says — "If I do not wash you, you have no part with ME." [John 13. 3-10; 1 John 1. 7-10; Romans 5. 9]

 

Allow the LORD JESUS CHRIST WHO, has chosen then called you, to cleanse, clothe, consecrate and conform you into HIS likeness.  Then commit your life to fulfill HIS commission.  What an excellent and select group to belong to.

 

Sha’alu (Pray) for the shalom (Peace) of Jerusalem and all of Israel!
Redeem Israel, O ELOHIYM, out of all their troubles!
 While this breath of life is in me, HOLY LORD of all worlds, I worship YOU.  Help us, O GOD, to banish from our hearts all vain glory, pride of worldly possessions, and self-sufficient leaning on our own reason. Fill us with YOUR SPIRIT of humility, meekness and the elegant grace of modesty that we may grow in wisdom and in reverence. May we never forget that all we have and prize is but lent to us, a trust for which we must render account to YOU. O HEAVENLY FATHER, put into our hearts the love and awe of YOU, that we may consecrate our lives to YOUR service and glorify YOUR NAME in the eyes of all men. Amen.   

 

Praying for the peace of Jerusalem, is praying for the return of our Messiah and Lord and for the Kingdom of God He is bringing when He comes.  Then God's Will shall be done on earth as it is in Heaven and the world will experience true godly universal peace which is the fruit of Righteousness.

 

Email:   delrifkah.kralman@comcast.net

Web Page:   www.delrifkah.com 

Thoughts Archived: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/delrifkah/

End-time Events: http://delrifkah.com/Facepage.html

Please visit our web page for teachings on Bible texts and subjects.

Also notice the section showing the disparity between the Holy Bible and the Muslim Koran (Quran).

The newest section is our thought by thought study through the Bible.  Having completed the Torah (books of Moses), and the New Testament, we are now going through the book of; [PSALMS]. 
 

Advantages With God
Category: Teaching Topics

A HEBREW SAGE MIGHT SAY. . .
When we cannot find our ignorance, you can be sure we have lost our wisdom.

 

ADVANTAGES WITH GOD         
"What advantage then has the Jew, or what is the profit of circumcision? Much in every way! Chiefly because to them were committed the ORACLES OF GOD." [Romans 3. 1 - 2]

 

All the nations of the world are loved by GOD. [John 3. 16]  Therefore, as an example to the world, the LOVING MIGHTY CREATOR chose one nation through which HE would convey HIS WORD to everyone and use them as an example for the others. The Jews — descendants through Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob — were given the honor of bringing both the Written Word and the LIVING WORD (YESHUA THE REDEEMER) into the world. As always, with privileges come great responsibility.  Although most Jews deny both the inspiration of the HOLY SCRIPTURE and the INCARNATE DEITY of YESHUA ha'MASHIACH.  "Shall their unbelief make the faith of GOD without effect? GOD forbid!" [Romans 3. 3 - 4]

 

The ORACLES OF GOD refers to the actual supernatural utterances (Hebrew: naba' — prophesy) given by the SPIRIT OF GOD through a human intercessor.  This indicates that the OLD COVENANT should be regarded as being verbally inspired by the ALMIGHTY LORD GOD OF HOSTS. 

 

In book of Hebrews, emphasis is put on the importance of the first principles of the ORACLES OF GOD rebuking those believers who have neglected to learn even the foundational truths of the perfect and accurate SCRIPTURES:  "For though by this time you ought to be teachers, you need someone to teach you again the first principles of the ORACLES OF GOD; and you have come to need milk and not solid food. For everyone who partakes only of milk is unskilled in the WORD OF RIGHTEOUSNESS, for he is a babe. But solid food belongs to those who are of full age, that is, those who by reason of use have their senses exercised to discern both good and evil." [Hebrews 5. 12 - 14] 

 

The word oracles (revelation, prophesy) is used again in the NEW COVENANT:  "If any man speak, let him speak as the oracles of GOD." [1 Peter 4. 11]   Here, Peter is urging anyone with the spiritual gift of teaching to see that his instructions conform fully to the Words of Omnipotent GOD as revealed in Holy Scripture.  Moses "received the LIVING ORACLES to give to us." [Acts 7. 38]   For that reason there is special notice that the first five books of HOLY WRIT (TORAH) are especially singled out as the "Living WORDS" of CREATOR GOD...and they are our life. 

 

Sha’alu (Pray) for the shalom (Peace) of Jerusalem and all of Israel!
Redeem Israel, O ELOHIYM, out of all their troubles!
 O LORD our GREAT GOD and GOD of our fathers, grant that our worship be acceptable to YOU. May we, sanctified through YOUR commandments, become sharers in the blessings of YOUR HOLY WORD. Teach us to be satisfied with the gifts of YOUR goodness and gratefully rejoice in all YOUR mercies.
 We praise YOU, O LORD GOD, for great is YOUR love for us and YOUR compassion boundless. Be gracious to us that we may understand and fulfill the teachings of YOUR REVERED WORD. Enlighten our eyes in YOUR Law that we may cling to YOUR commandments. Thank YOU for YOUR saving power, for from YOU comes our help. Draw us nearer to YOU to serve YOU in faithfulness. Joyfully, we lift our voices and proclaim YOUR PRECIOUS HOLY NAME. 

 

Praying for the peace of Jerusalem, is praying for the return of our Messiah and Lord and for the Kingdom of God He is bringing when He comes.  Then God's Will shall be done on earth as it is in Heaven and the world will experience true godly universal peace which is the fruit of Righteousness.

 

Email:   delrifkah.kralman@comcast.net

Web Page:   www.delrifkah.com 

Thoughts Archived: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/delrifkah/

End-time Events: http://delrifkah.com/Facepage.html

Please visit our web page for teachings on Bible texts and subjects.

Also notice the section showing the disparity between the Holy Bible and the Muslim Koran (Quran).

The newest section is our thought by thought study through the Bible.  Having completed the Torah (books of Moses), and the New Testament, we are now going through the book of; [PSALMS]. 
 

Spirit - Soul - Body
Category: Teaching Topics

A HEBREW SAGE MIGHT SAY. . .
Love goes beyond logic — and prevails.  And, the ultimate of a man is not how he stands in moments of comfort, but how he stands in times of a challenge.

 

SPIRIT-SOUL-BODY      
"The LORD GOD (YEHOWAH ELOHIYM) formed man (’adam) from the dust of the earth (’adamah). HE blew into his nostrils the breath of life, and man became a living being." [Genesis (Berepooh) 2. 7 Tanakh, Torah]  

 

The Hebrew word for soul is "nephesh" meaning a living creature.  It comes from the primary root "naphach" which means to breathe.  In traditional Jewish understanding, the soul is considered to be a heavenly spark housed in an earthly container.  It is the "candle of the Lord""The light of the candle flickers and waves in harmony with the LIGHT OF TORAH." [Proverbs (Mishle) 20. 27 Tanakh, Kethuvim] Thus giving sufficient understand for the Jewish custom of "bobbing or waving of the body"  in prayer. 

 

"Nephesh" appears over 755 times in HEBREW SCRIPTURE and over 100 of these make reference in the first person, "my soul or nephesh."  In the NEW COVENANT, there is explicit distinguishing between the soul, the spirit and the body.   "Now may the GOD OF PEACE HIMSELF sanctify you completely; and may your whole spirit, soul, and body be preserved blameless at the coming of our LORD JESUS CHRIST. HE WHO calls you is faithful, who also will do it." [1 Thessalonians 5. 23]  GOD OMNIPOTENT created man in HIS OWN IMAGE, therefore man is triune in nature.  Each of us, being only one person, yet having three parts: spirit, soul and body

 

The innermost part of a person is the spirit.  The spirit (Hebrew: ruwach — breath) is set within the soul (Hebrew: nepheshseat or organ of mental acts) and the soul is set within the body (Hebrew: geviyah/body or basar/flesh).  The spirit is the very core of a person; it is the part that is made in GOD’S IMAGE.  Our capacity to commune with OMNISCIENT GOD is found in our spirit, the seat of our GOD-consciousness; the soul is our self-consciousness; the body is our world - consciousness.  GOD dwells in our spirit; our self dwells in the soul; and senses in the body. 

 

When Adam sinned, all men suffered the consequences.  The spirit of man became dead toward GOD, communication broken, separated from the GIVER OF LIFE.  Because of sin, the GREAT & HOLY GOD OF HEAVEN does not dwell in every person’s spirit.  However, when we receive Yeshua ha’MASHIACH, our spirit is quickened, made alive.  That is why the phrase "born anew" or "born again" is used.  We were dead in trespasses and sin [Ephesians 2.1] until we met THE ONE WHO is THE LIFE, we were a "Living Soul (Hebrew: nephesh chayya)" with a dead spirit.  MESSIAH YESHUA, is the SON OF MAN, WHO has come "to seek and to save that which was lost"Lost Souls. [Luke 19. 10]   Now, we are alive to GOD in YESHUA ha’MASHIACH our GRACIOUS & BENEVOLENT REDEEMER & LORD.

 

Sha'alu (Pray) for the Shalom (Peace) of Jerusalem and all of Israel!  
Redeem Israel, O ELOHIYM, out of all their troubles!
Bidding Farewell to Sabbath  Our prayer is that you know the ONE WHO gives perfect peace! May mercy, peace and love be yours in abundance. Also, that the flame of the LORD YESHUA ha'MASHIACH burn brightly in your heart as you share HIS light with others.  Walk joyously and boldly in the light and warmth of ALMIGHTY GOD'S compelling love; and may the HOLY ONE, the HOPE OF ISRAEL, fill you with HIS wonderful peace and indescribable happiness.
 May GOD bless you with eyes that see, ears that hear, and a heart that knows faith that is sure of what is hoped for and certain of what is not seen. [see Hebrews 11:1]  MESSIAH YESHUA is the AUTHENTIC FIRST GIFT, WHO gave of HIMSELF deliberately!  By dying and victoriously resurrecting, the HOLY ONE OF GOD came into this world to save it, to reach the lost, heal the sick, befriend those without a friend in the world, and be our PERFECT EXAMPLE that we might follow HIM.

 

Zey ha’yom asaw ADONAI, nagilah ve-neesmechah voh. . .This is the day the LORD has made, we will rejoice and we will be glad in it! 

 

Praying for the peace of Jerusalem, is praying for the return of our Messiah and Lord and for the Kingdom of God He is bringing when He comes.  Then God's Will shall be done on earth as it is in Heaven and the world will experience true godly universal peace which is the fruit of Righteousness.

 

Email:   delrifkah.kralman@comcast.net

Web Page:   www.delrifkah.com 

Thoughts Archived: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/delrifkah/

End-time Events: http://delrifkah.com/Facepage.html

Please visit our web page for teachings on Bible texts and subjects.

Also notice the section showing the disparity between the Holy Bible and the Muslim Koran (Quran).

The newest section is our thought by thought study through the Bible.  Having completed the Torah (books of Moses), and the New Testament, we are now going through the book of; [PSALMS]. 
 

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