Shabbat Shalom, friends!
I hope that you have been well!
Over the past couple of weeks, I read various random verses from the Word, and I kept returning to the same topic which is the fear of ADONAI (the Lord). One particular verse that stands out, is the first section of Psalm 111:10 “the first and foremost point of wisdom is the fear of ADONAI“. In the Hebrew text, it is even shorter, only 4 words (רֵאשִׁית חָכְמָה, יִרְאַת יְהוָה). In my opinion, it’s very clear what the starting point of wisdom is. We could spend hours and hours studying the dietary requirements given in the Torah, bible prophecies, bible history etc, but if we don’t fear the Lord (that is, obey), it’s a bit of a waste of time. It only takes a second to read Psalm 111:10 and gain invaluable wisdom instantly.
Stay focused on Yeshua the Messiah!
I hope you have a peaceful weekend and Shabbat!
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As we cry towards the Wall, our tears are prayers too
However, remember the rejected rock that has become the Cornerstone
Yeshua ha Mashiach, is this Cornerstone!
When you’ve found Yeshua, stay united with Him
Don’t turn away!
Remember Yeshua’s words: “If you keep my commands, you will stay in my love — just as I have kept my Father’s commands and stay in his love.”
Remain united with Yeshua, the King of Israel!
One day we will welcome Yeshua’s return by shouting Baruch Haba B’shem ADONAI / בָּרוּךְ הַבָּא, בְּשֵׁם יְהוָה / Blessed is he who comes in the name of ADONAI
שבת שלום לכולם / Shabbat Shalom to everyone☺
Tehillim / Psalm 118
Tehillim / Psalm 56:8
Yochanan / John 15
“For the Lamb at the center of the throne will shepherd them, will lead them to springs of living water, and God will wipe every tear from their eyes.”
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Shabbat Shalom, friends!
In Mattiyahu / Matthew 4:1 to 10 (CJB), we read how Yeshua refered to the Torah (D’varim / Deuteronomy 6 and 8) and the K’tuvim (Writings) (Tehillim / Psalm 91) to defeat temptation from satan in the wilderness. When I read Matthew 4, two aspects stand out. Firstly, Yeshua fasted for forty days and nights. He must have been really hungry and quite weak. It is in these moments of perceived weakness that the power of ADONAI is brought to perfection (2 Corinthians 12:9). Sha’ul also summed this up by saying: “I am well pleased with weaknesses…for it when I am weak that I am strong” (2 Corinthians 12:10).
Secondly, satan knows the Word of God (The Bible) or at least some of the passages. I wonder if he knows the conclusion(?): he will try to make war with the “holy ones” (Dani’el 7), however the Messiah will return to defeat him! HALLELUYAH!
If you feel attacked by the adversary; if you feel weak; it’s not a pleasant experience, but remember the following: “See, the Word of God is alive! It is at work and is sharper than any double-edged sword” (Messianic Jews / Hebrews 4-12) and “[n]o temptation has seized you beyond what people normally experience, and God can be trusted not to allow you to be tempted beyond what you can bear” ( 1 Corinthians 10:13).
Thus, hazak, hazak, v’nit’chazek! (be strong, be strong, and let us be strengthened!) and follow Yeshua’s example by chasing the adversary away!
Have a good and peaceful Shabbat!
Be merciful unto me
( Based on Psalm 57 )
Be merciful unto me O God,
be merciful unto me, for my soul trusts in you.
And in the shadow of Your wings I will take refuge,
till the calamities pass by.
I will cry out to God most high,
to God who rewards me,
He will send his help from heaven and save me.
Your grace is great to the heavens,
and Your truth is lifted to the clouds.
I will give thanks to You, Oh Lord,
among peoples, I will sing to you among the nations.
:משא חטאי בך הושלם
You ended my burden of sin!