Category Archives: Love

Christians and the Law: Answering the Objections, part 15

Although I will continue to label the comments to Vox’s original post as “statements”, Stickwick’s comment was actually two questions. Statement 22: 1) How should Christians regard the ten commandments? (Not rhetorical; I really want to know.) -Stickwick Paul told … Continue reading

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Christians and the Law: Answering the Objections, part 14

Statement 20: This is just as ridiculous as the discussion about time dilation with “Outlaw X” in Blind faith in science. Some people are just unable to understand how things work, no matter how much evidence is presented to them. … Continue reading

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Once and for All…Again

Matthew 5:17  Do not think that I have come to destroy the Law or the Prophets. I have not come to destroy but to fulfill. When Jesus said that he came to fulfill the law, he meant that he would … Continue reading

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Naso 5770 – Assignment

Pick your tonic: Make restitution (plus 20%) for some wrong that you have done to another. (Numbers 5:6-8) Make a donation to an organization that is working to build God’s kingdom. (Numbers 7:11) Celebrate Shavuot with your neighbors or do … Continue reading

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The Adultery of Easter

Exodus 23:13-15  “Pay attention to all that I have said to you, and make no mention of the names of other gods, nor let it be heard on your lips.  (14)  “Three times in the year you shall keep a … Continue reading

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Paul’s Controversy

Galatians 5:2  Behold, I, Paul, say to you that if you are circumcised, Christ shall profit you nothing. Those are pretty strong words. What should we tell the hundreds of millions of American men? Sorry. You missed the boat. You … Continue reading

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Tzav 5770 – For Love of God and Man

Tony Robinson pointed out some interesting facts about the five sacrifices detailed in the first two Torah portions of Leviticus. The text seems needlessly repetitious, but there is a purpose. In Vayikra, God instructs the Israelites how to make offerings … Continue reading

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The Thought that Counts

Each of these statements of Yeshua had the same core principle: What you think about becomes what you do. Matthew 5:21-24  Ye have heard that it was said by them of old time, Thou shalt not kill; and whosoever shall … Continue reading

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Ha’azinu 5768 – This Is the Way Love Is

Deuteronomy 32:4-5  He is the Rock; His work is perfect. For all His ways are just, a God of faithfulness, and without evil; just and upright is He. They have corrupted themselves: they are not His sons; it is their … Continue reading

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Kosher, part 1: The Root of Obedience

Althoughmy primary topicis diet, first I should address the question of obedience to Torah in general. Actually, I should say “obedience to God,” because that’s really what this is about.The Torah holds no power of its own. It cannot condemn … Continue reading

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