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No Pleasure in Death
Category: Teaching Topics

A HEBREW SAGE MIGHT SAY. . .
Vision looks inward and becomes duty;  vision looks outward and becomes burning desire; vision looks upward and becomes faith.

 

NO PLEASURE IN DEATH      
"Repent, and turn (back to GOD) from all your transgressions; let them not be a stumbling block of guilt for you. Cast away all the transgressions by which you have offended, and get yourselves a new heart and a new spirit that you may not die...For it is not MY desire that anyone shall die; nor do I have any pleasure in the death of one who dies — declares the LORD GOD. Repent therefore, and live!" [Ezekiel (Yehezke-El) 18. 30 - 32 Tanakh, Nevi'im]

 

Ever since the fall of man, the ALMIGHTY ONE has done everything HE could to win us back in reconciliation.  HE is the TREMENDOUSLY REMARKABLE CREATOR GOD; we are HIS creation. . . therefore we must be obedient to HIS rules and come to HIM HIS WAY — not ours!  HIS WAY is through YESHUA ha'MASHIACH, the only REDEEMER and HOPE of salvation for the world.  The LORD JESUS said, "I am the WAY the TRUTH, and the LIFE. No one comes to the FATHER except through ME." [John 14. 6]  Thus, JESUS OF NAZARETH is the exclusive way, there is no other way "for there is no other name under heaven given among men by which we must be saved." [Acts 4. 12]

 

Repentance in the OLD COVENANT: "WASH yourselves clean; PUT AWAY your evil doings from MY sight. CEASE to do evil; LEARN to do good; DEVOTE yourself to justice; AID the wronged; UPHOLD the rights of the orphan; DEFEND the cause of the widow. COME, reach an understanding with ME — says the LORD GOD OF HEAVEN. Be your sins like crimson, they can turn snow-white; be they red as dyed wool, they can become like fleece. If then, you agree and give heed, you will eat the good things of the earth. But, if you refuse and disobey, you will be devoured by the sword — for it was the LORD WHO spoke." [Isaiah (Yeshayah) 1. 16 - 18 Tanakh, Nevi'im]

 

Repentance in the NEW COVENANT: The LORD YESHUA declared, "Unless you repent you will perish" [Luke 13. 1 - 5] — "as many as have sinned in the Law will be judged by the Law, for not the hearers of the Law are just in the sight of GOD, but the doers of the Law will be justified." [Romans 2. 13; see 2. 1 - 16]   "For assuredly, I say to you, till heaven and earth pass away, one jot or one tittle will by no means pass from the Law till all is fulfilled." [Matthew 5. 17 - 19]  The HOLY ONE OF ISRAEL, YESHUA ha'MASHIACH, the SAVIOR-REDEEMER-KING, the RIGHTEOUS JUDGE wants a personal, intimate (close, cherished, conscientious, thorough) relationship with each of us!

 

The woman who was caught "in the act of adultery" [John 8. 2 - 12], is a good example showing that RIGHTEOUS & HOLY GOD does not find pleasure in the death of a sinner.  The Law demanded that both she and her partner (so how did he get away, already?) be put to death. [Leviticus/Vayikra 20. 10; Deuteronomy/Devarim 22. 22 - 23]  But, MESSIAH YESHUA did call her to repentance saying, "neither do I condemn you; go and sin no more." [John 8. 11]

 

Our transgressions and our sins weigh intensely heavy on us.  How can we survive?  "As I live — declares the LORD GOD — it is not MY desire that the wicked shall die, but that the wicked turn from his evil ways and live. TURN BACK! Turn back! from your evil ways, that you may not die, O House of Israel!" [Ezekiel (Yehezke-El) 33. 11 Tanakh, Nevi'im] 

 

Thank YOU, our LOVING MIGHTY GOD for YOUR amazing and indescribable grace and mercies to us!  YOUR tender mercies truly are too wonderful for words!

 

Sha’alu (Pray) for the shalom (Peace) of Jerusalem and all of Israel! 
Redeem Israel, O ELOHIYM, out of all their troubles!
 May you have a heart to know YEHOWAH, that HE is the LORD of your life; oh, return to HIM with your whole heart.  May each of you be delivered from trouble and harm, or strengthened through it. Heal us O LORD, make us righteous in YOUR sight. May the message of GOD'S PRECIOUS WORD and the love of YESHUA ha’MASHIACH the SAVIOR bless you and bubble-up in your heart to overflowing. Amen
 Beloved brethren, we encourage you to stand firm and confident in the LORD YESHUA.  May you be filled with HIS wisdom, knowledge, righteous discernment, and boldness especially as we go forth in the battle against the enemies of our saving faith. Go forth victoriously for GOD is with you.

 

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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Prisons Opened
Category: Teaching Topics

A HEBREW SAGE MIGHT SAY. . .
He that builds his house with other men's money is like one that gathers himself stones for his own tomb.

 

PRISONS OPENED       
"The SPIRIT OF THE LORD GOD is upon ME, because the LORD has anointed ME; HE has sent ME as a HERALD OF JOY to the humble; to bind up the wounded of heart, to proclaim release to the captives, and liberation to the imprisoned." [Isaiah (Yeshayah) 61. 1 Tanakh, Nevi'im]

 

The LORD JESUS fittingly appropriated this beautiful verse of the prophet Isaiah to HIMSELF, preaching from it one day in the Nazareth Synagogue, and proclaiming: "Today this SCRIPTURE is fulfilled in your hearing." [Luke 4. 21]   YESHUA ha'MASHIACH came to preach the GOOD NEWS to the meek, not the arrogant and to bind up the broken hearted, not the hard hearted.

 

The BLESSED REDEEMER came also to set the captives free.  This was not to deliver the Jews from Roman bondage as many had hoped, but a far greater deliverance.  In Hebrew, the phrase "opening of the prison (qeqach-qowach: jail delivery)" is only one word occurring only this one time in the OLD COVENANT.  When MESSIAH quoted this SCRIPTURE in the synagogue, HE actually expanded and interpreted it as follows:  "…to preach deliverance to the captive and recovery of sight to the blind, to set at liberty those who are oppressed." [Luke 4. 18]

 

The prison which the LORD YESHUA came to open is clearly a spiritual prison; a binding of the soul; a blinding of the mind.  "If the SON makes you free, you shall be free indeed" [John 8. 36] — free from the bondage of sin, changed and transformed "out of darkness into HIS marvelous light." [1 Peter 2. 9]

 

Likewise, there was another very real prison deep in the heart of the earth, to which MESSIAH YESHUA came.  While HIS BODY slept in the tomb, HIS SPIRIT descended into Hades, where HE preached to the spirits in prison who formerly were disobedient during the flood. [1 Peter 3. 18 - 20]   This was not giving them an option for salvation, but YESHUA was revealing HIS plan of salvation, which they should have known.  All who had died in faith were awaiting HIM; and "when HE ascended on high, HE led captivity captive...and ASCENDED UP far above all the heavens, that HE might fill all things everywhere with HIMSELF, from the very lowest to the very highest." [Ephesians 4. 8, 10]

 

The MESSIAH YESHUA is the wondrous GIFT OF GRACE lovingly given from our AMAZING OMNIPOTENT LORD GOD, freely and munificently given to who-so-ever-will receive HIM; and by HIS shed blood, we are free from sin and made righteous.  How can we help but thank the OVERWHELMINGLY WONDERFUL RULER OF ISRAEL for HIS immeasurable love to us!

 

Sha’alu (Pray) for the shalom (Peace) of Jerusalem and all of Israel!
Redeem Israel, O ELOHIYM, out of all their troubles!
As we bid farewell to Shabbos, we thank YOU, Great & MIGHTY GOD for YOUR grace, for knowing the sanctity of life, and the perfect rest we find daily in YOU.  Keep us ever grateful and grant us YOUR wondrous salvation. Amen
 Have a Shavuah Tov Good Week! May some of the sweetness of Sabbath be present throughout your daily lives. 

 

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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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].
 

Wise Man's Glory
Category: Teaching Topics

A HEBREW SAGE MIGHT SAY. . .
Tolerance is the world's only virtue; intolerance it's only vice.

 

WISE MAN'S GLORY     
"Thus says the LORD — Let not the wise man glory in his wisdom; let not the strong man glory in his strength; let the rich man not glory in his riches. But only in this should one glory: In his understanding and earnest devotion to Me. For I the LORD act with lovingkindness, justice, and righteousness in the world. For in these I delight — declares the LORD." [Jeremiah (Yirmeyah) 9. 23 - 24 Tanakh, Nevi'im]

 

We naturally think we must do something to merit GOD'S favor, but GOD'S WRITTEN WORD plainly declares, "GOD demonstrates HIS OWN love toward us in that while we were still sinners, MESSIAH died for us." [Romans 5. 8]   Dear one, if you are wise, mighty, or rich and proud of these things, relying on your wisdom, might and riches, but you do not know the LORD JESUS, there is no hope for you, except you yield to HIM in perfect obedience.  Each one has to renounce all his pride, and appear at the JUDGMENT THRONE OF ALMIGHTY GOD as a miserable sinner, looking only for mercy and not for rewards.

 

This sets aside everything we might do to merit salvation as worthless, "for by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of GOD, not of works, lest anyone should boast." [Ephesians 2. 8 - 9]  This is the reason why GOD'S WAY of salvation will never be popular in this world; it is not flattering to the human race, it sets aside everything in which we can possibly pride ourselves, and makes everything of MESSIAH YESHUA and HIS finished work on Calvary's Cross.  The KING of all ages was rejected here, and now the question for you dear reader is, "Which side are you on?"  Have you taken sides with the LORD JESUS confessing HIM as your SAVIOR?  If not, let me tell you that you are on the world's side and will meet the world's condemnation, for this world is guilty of the blood of the ONLY BEGOTTEN SON OF GOD, and judgment will surely overtake it.  If not already sheltered from the coming wrath, let me persuade you, YES! even beg of you, to "escape from the wrath to come" side with MESSIAH YESHUA.  "Nor is there salvation in any other, for there is no other name under heaven given among men by which we must be saved." [Acts 4. 12]

 

Don't be deluded by false religion or careless indifferences, there is ONLY ONE SAVIOR.  Put your trust in the LORD JESUS CHRIST now before you meet HIM as the RIGHTEOUS JUDGE, for then it will be too late.  If you die without forgiveness, you will be lost forever.  "He who glories, let him glory in the LORD." [1 Corinthians 1. 31]

 

Sha’alu (Pray) for the shalom (Peace) of Jerusalem and all of Israel!
Redeem Israel, O ELOHIYM, out of all their troubles!
Blessing of Sabbath…welcome Shabbos into our home. It gives us a chance to focus on each other, our children, and friends; and provides us the time to treasure our WONDERFUL LORD GOD OF HEAVEN. May you find a rest of love freely given, a rest of truth and sincerity, a rest in peace and tranquility, in quiet and safety, a perfect rest in which you find favor.  
 MOST HOLY ONE, YOU are blessed beyond all hymns, praises & consolations that may be uttered in this world.  May peace lavishly descend from heaven with life for us and all Israel. . . YOU are our JOY, our HOPE and our PEACE.  Thank YOU for giving us YESHUA the REDEEMER that through HIM we may have true peace and rest.

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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

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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].
 

Lord & Savior
Category: Teaching Topics

A HEBREW SAGE MIGHT SAY. . .
With every problem, there is an opportunity.

 

LORD & SAVIOR     
"Only I the LORD (YEHOWAH) have been your GOD (ELOHEYK) ever since the land of Egypt; you have never known a true GOD (ELOHIYM) but ME; for there is no SAVIOR (YASHA) other than ME." [Hosea (Hoshea) 13. 4 Tanakh, Nevi'im]

 

This verse sounds very much like the first of the TEN COMMANDMENTS, "I (Yehowah Eloheyka) the LORD am your GOD WHO brought you out of the land of Egypt, the house of bondage; you shall have no other gods besides ME." [Exodus (Shemot) 20. 2 - 3 Tanakh, Torah]

 

EL ELYON (GOD MOST HIGH) did not command us to "have no other gods" besides HIM because HE is apprehensive or afraid of competition, but because of the truth in HIS statement, "I Yehowah (the LORD) am your GOD, the HOLY ONE (QADOWSH) OF ISRAEL, your SAVIOR...beside ME there is no REDEEMER (GA’AL) that can grant triumph." [Isaiah (Yeshayah) 43. 11, 14 Tanakh, Nevi'im]  "The LORD (Yehowah), WHOSE NAME is Jealous (QANNA’), is an IMPASSIONED GOD." [Exodus (Shemot) 34. 14 Tanakh, Torah]

 

Man may devise other pretentious gods, but they are figments of fantasy out of their own imagination, "but in their hour of calamity they cry, — Arise and save us! — Where are those gods you made for yourself? Let them arise and save you, if they can, in your hour of calamity." [Jeremiah (Yirmeyah) 2. 27 - 28 Tanakh, Nevi'im]

 

Man's superficial, so-called gods (money, drugs, fame, sports, alcohol, self, etc.)  can only bring temporary forgetfulness, if that; as the "whole creation groans and labors with birth pangs" under sin's curse and the creature has been made "subject to futility." [Romans 8. 20, 22]  The only true help for us or the world is the SAVIOR, the LORD MESSIAH YESHUA.

 

King David knew this: "YOU are great indeed, O LORD GOD (Adoney Yehowah)! There is none like YOU and there is no other GOD but YOU." [2 Samuel (Shemuel Bet) 7. 22 Tanakh, Nevi'im] Samuel’s mother, Hannah, knew it also:  "My heart exults in the LORD; my horn is high in the LORD; my mouth is wide over my enemies; I rejoice in YOUR deliverance. There is no holy one like the LORD. Truly there is none beside YOU, there is no ROCK (TSUR) like our GOD." [1 Samuel (Shemuel Alef) 2. 1 - 2 Tanakh, Nevi'im]

 

"Happy (blessed) are the people who have it so; blessed are the people whose GOD is the LORD!" [Psalms (Tehillym) 144. 15 Tanakh, Kethuvim]  "Whom else have I in heaven? And having YOU, I want no one on earth, I desire only YOU." [Psalms (Tehillym) 73. 25 Tanakh, Kethuvim]   Thus, I count all things loss for the excellence of the knowledge of KING YESHUA my LORD and my GOD.

 

Sha’alu (Pray) for the shalom (Peace) of Jerusalem and all of Israel!
Redeem Israel, O ELOHIYM, out of all their troubles!
The more we know about THE MAGNIFICENT PLANNER, the more we can trust HIS plans.  Miracles are part of GOD'S architectural plan.  HE does not have to overturn the laws of nature or create something that never before existed. On the contrary, miracles are part of GOD'S architectural plan. On the sixth day, as CREATOR GOD was about to complete HIS creation, HE added supernatural events, making miracles part of nature. Nature itself is a miracle in which GOD'S hand is constantly manifest.

 

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].
 

Transformed
Category: Teaching Topics

A HEBREW SAGE MIGHT SAY. . .
Dressing modestly states that you are defined by who you are inside, not by what you look like on the outside.

 

TRANSFORMED    
"JESUS answered and said to him (Nicodemus, a Pharisee-ruler of the Jews), "Most assuredly, I say to you, unless one is born again, he cannot see the Kingdom of GOD." [John 3. 3]

 

By nature, man is a lost sinner and must be spiritually reborn through faith in GOD and HIS promises to be saved.  Therefore, the essential key of doctrine of regeneration (rebirth, restoration) has been relevantly applicable in all generations. Both the OLD and the NEW COVENANT declare this truth.  As in King David’s prayer, "Create in me a clean heart, O ELOHIYM, fashion in me a  steadfast spirit. Do not cast me out of YOUR PRESENCE, or take YOUR HOLY SPIRIT from me. Let me again rejoice in YOUR salvation, and let YOUR generous SPIRIT sustain me." [Psalms (Tehillym) 51. 10 - 12 Tanakh, Kethuvim] 

 

The NEW COVENANT emphasizes this need even more unequivocally clear. "Not by works of righteousness which we have done, but according to HIS mercy HE saved us, through the washing of regeneration and renewing of the HOLY SPIRIT, WHOM HE poured out on us abundantly through JESUS CHRIST our SAVIOR, that having been justified by HIS grace we should become heirs according to the hope of eternal life." [Titus 3. 5 - 7]  "Having been born again, not of corruptible seed but incorruptible, through the WORD OF GOD which lives and abides forever." [1 Peter 1. 23]

 

Only thru a spiritual birth (being born from ABOVE, born anew) can one be born eternally, that by the LIVING WORD OF GOD. The ALMIGHTY ONE, "according to HIS abundant mercy", the LORD "has begotten us again to a living hope through the resurrection of MESSIAH YESHUA from the dead, to an inheritance incorruptible and undefiled and that does not fade away, reserved in heaven for you, who are kept by the Power of GOD through faith for salvation." [1 Peter 1. 3 - 6]

 

To be raised from spiritual death in sin to eternal life in YESHUA is a true miracle, just as the physical resurrection of MESSIAH HIMSELF. "For it is GOD WHO commanded light to shine out of darkness, WHO has shone in our hearts to give the light of the knowledge of the Glory of GOD in the face of JESUS CHRIST." [2 Corinthians 4. 6]

 

JESUS, the ONLY-BEGOTTEN SON OF GOD, "WHO being the brightness of HIS glory and the express image of HIS PERSON, and upholding all things by the word of HIS power, when HE had by HIMSELF purged our sins, sat down at the right hand of the MAJESTY ON HIGH." [Hebrews 1. 3]

 

Therefore, "if anyone is in CHRIST, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new." [2 Corinthians 5. 17]  Like the creation of the world, with GOD all things are possible.  Believe!

 

Sha'alu (Pray) for the Shalom (Peace) of Jerusalem and all of Israel!
Redeem Israel, O ELOHIYM, out of all their troubles!
May we be witnesses of God'S care, love, and glorious presence through the days ahead. Enter each day with joy in our hearts and confidence that SOVEREIGN KING rules and reigns.  And, because of HIS great mercy, HE will continue to use us as HIS messengers of the GOOD NEWS to the perplexed and depraved world around us — our IMMANU’EL, the ANOINTED ONE OF GOD is with us!  My soul will continually bless the MOST HOLY LORD God for HE alone is worthy of all praise, reverence, rapturous adoration, and exaltation.

 

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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