Parsha Thought – Balak

Numbers 22:2-25:9 Micah 5:6-6:8 Romans 11:25-32 Our portion this week features an unlikely “hero”.  Perhaps more of a main character than hero.  Balaam, son of Beor, lived near the Euphrates River.  Such was his reputation that he was called by the Balak, king of Moab to come and curse the…

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Parsha Thought – Emor

Our portion this week is Parsha Emor – Speak.  (Leviticus 21:1-24:23)  It continues the section on holiness, and specifically deals with the priests, sacrifices, festivals, and the Mishkan/Tabernacle.  In a very strict sense, not much of this applies to us today.  Most of us are not priests, and those that…

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Passover Thoughts

Pesach (Passover) is quickly upon us. But why remember an event that happened 4500 years ago? Is it simply cultural, is it just a religious practice? Why, and why should believers in Yeshua (Jesus) observe this day as well? When instituting the celebration Adonai said this, “Remember this day in…

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