Spiritual Life

Sharing information and inspiration for your spiritual life and ways to live a life set apart for YHWH or as we pronounce it Yahweh. The Bible instructs us to be set apart as Yahweh is set apart. Here you can find articles about how to observe and celebrate the Biblical Feasts, praise and worship and teachings on a variety of Biblical and spiritual topics.

SUKKOT – Yeshua and the Festival of Lights

We are reposting this article by James Trimm about the connection between Sukkot and Hanukkah or the Festival of Lights. Originally posted at: SUKKOT: Yeshua and the Festival of Lights by James Scott Trimm From the Hebraic Roots Commentary to Yochanan (John) http://www.lulu.com/nazarene 8:12 I am the light of the world. He who follows me [Read On]

Festival of Lights: Sukkot & Hanukkah

Paris, France may be the modern world’s City of Lights but did you know that Jerusalem was once called the City of Lights? This was common knowledge to the ancient world surrounding Yisrael. During the Feast of Sukkot, Jerusalem was well known as the City of Lights and this festival was known as “The Festival of [Read On]

Chanukkah for Children Internet Resources: Teaching, Craft and Activity Ideas

Here are a few internet resources for children: http://www.teachervision.fen.com/hanukkah/teacher-resources/6627.html http://atozteacherstuff.com/Themes/Hanukkah/ http://www.eduplace.com/monthlytheme/december/hanukkah.html http://www.teach-nology.com/themes/holidays/hanuk/ http://judaism.about.com/od/chanukah/Hanukkah.htm   Printable Worksheets, word games, etc http://abcteach.com/directory/seasonalholidays/hanukkah/ http://www.teacherplanet.com/resource/hanukkah.php   Children’s Book list and craft ideas http://stepbystepcc.com/holidays/hanukkah.html For Fun http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KyKWUpSMegE&feature=share http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qSJCSR4MuhU&feature=endscreen&NR=1   More things Here – you will just have to do a search for childrens activities, etc. from these Jewish websites http://www.aish.com [Read On]

Adult Chanukkah Teachings & Resources

Here is a list of various adult chanukkah teachings & resources that we have gleaned from the internet: Book of Maccabees 1 – here is the New Revised Standard Version Book of Maccabees 2 – here is the New Revised Standard Version Josephus in his Antiquities, Book 12 and Book 13 Talmud (tractate shabbat 21b) [Read On]

Yehudit

The Women Who Saved the Day Reprinted from Chabad.org It is not clearly known when the story which we are about to tell actually took place. The story first appeared in a very ancient book named after the heroine, Yehudit (Judith), and it was written in Hebrew. However, the original text was lost, and only [Read On]

Salem Whole Wheat Challah

This delicious braided egg bread is traditional for Shabbat. It goes well with soups, salads, and for sandwiches. My family thinks it makes awesome French Toast too. This recipe for Salem Whole Wheat Challah is our family’s favorite version. Yield: 2 good sized loaves (approximately 16 to 18 slices each) To bag the bread for [Read On]

Blessing Complete Strangers

I want to share this story about blessing complete strangers. The world we now live in can be a  scary place where people pretend to care or want to help only so that they can profit from it or do you harm. It can also be a  cold and self satisfying place where everyone seems [Read On]

Mi Kamocha Yahweh!

Have you ever felt fearful about the future? Have you ever been concerned about your health, worrying that your symptoms are the result of a serious condition? Do you wonder how you will be able to live if our economy collapses in the next few years? Worry, fear and anxiousness are all the opposite of [Read On]

Mi Kamocha Music Videos

The Mi Kamocha is a 3,500 year old hymn of praise that the Yisraelites sang after crossing the Sea of Reeds. They thanked and praised YHWH for their deliverance ~ Exodus 15:11 Enjoy these Mi Kamocha music videos!   Karen Davis Steven Lara                       Judy [Read On]

Parashah Reading Schedule

We read and study the entire volume of scripture but we like to join together with other believers and Jews around the world by following a Torah scripture reading calendar. This weekly reading cycle is known as a Parashah, which means portion in Hebrew. Each weekly portions has a name that is derived from a [Read On]

The Importance of a Name

Scripture teaches that a person’s name is very important and that it gives insight into the nature and character of the person who bears the name. Abram, the original name of the patriarch of our faith, is a good example. Abram is a Chaldean name, which means “exalted father” see Strongs #87. In Genesis 17 [Read On]

Our Ancient Scriptures

Our complete Bible is very old and the Torah (the first five books of the Bible) are even more ancient. These five books are the foundation of our faith in Yahshua (Jesus.) We like the way First Fruits of Zion explains it: “All of the concepts associated with the Gospel—such as God, holiness, righteousness, sin, [Read On]

My Journey to Torah

In these broadcasts (parts 1 to 4) Posey shares  her story of how she came to the knowledge that her Faith had Hebrew Roots and how she and Avi began to walk this out in their life. She shares several of the startling revelations they had to work through such as learning that God was [Read On]

Learn Biblical Hebrew

Messianic Institute of Biblical Studies Learn Biblical Hebrew Study from the comforts of your home on your time! With Our NEW – Video On Demand & Online Course Available NOW!!!  Click here to register! This online Biblical Hebrew course is taught by Brian Robertson. Brian Robertson has been teaching Biblical Hebrew for the past 27 [Read On]

Hebrew Roots – Messianic – Torah Resources

Resource List for Hebrew Roots Information The information listed below contains teachers and items we like and would recommend. Note: Torah is = the 1st five books of the Bible, the whole Old Testament, the whole Bible Torah Teachers The following lists most of our favorite teachers and their websites. Many have free teachings available [Read On]