Nameless on Noah’s Ark

My humble apologies for not posting any articles for the past 7 months. The reason is that from February to July I was doing a 4th edit to a book called ‘Mother of The Middle East’ and then this past month (August 2014) I was in charge of 2 separate Creation Science booths at 2 separate Fairs [which I plan to write about in a separate article]. Continue reading

God’s Water-Marks (Luke & Genesis)

For several months, I have been listening to the ‘Jewish New Testament’ narrated by Jonathan Settel. It was translated by David Stern for the purpose of restoring the Jewishness of the New Testament. For example, instead of saying ‘Jacob’ he says ‘Yă’ăkōv’, and his sons are Re’uven, Shim‘on, Levi, Y’hudah and so on… There are some wonderful insights to be gained from studying the scriptures from that perspective. A couple weeks ago (12/21/2013), just before Christmas, Jewish communities across the globe began the annual reading through the book of Exodus. In our Messianic Jewish Congregation women are also allowed to read from the Torah Scroll, so when Louis asked for volunteers, I got brave and went up to read because I had now become familiar with the Hebrew version of the names, through listening to the cd’s. When I held the Torah Scroll up in the air for the whole congregation to see the writing, my eyes looked down at the patched cinder burn at the bottom of the scroll and to my surprise there was the scribe’s stamped impression embossed into the hide, next to it, signifying that it is a Kosher Torah Scroll (which means that every letter can be clearly read correctly). The only way that the impression can be seen is when the scroll is held up vertical to the light with the shadows outlining the embossment. None of us had ever seen it before, and it was amazing to see! Continue reading