Confronting a Fellow Believer, God’s Way

Our text this week is another reminder that God’s justice is different from our human sense of justice! In Deuteronomy 17, we read that if someone commits the grievous sin of idol worship, that person … Read More

You’ve Been Warned

Before I begin, I would like to encourage you to read my blog entries last year and the year before on this week’s Scripture portion, as I believe that both blogs are important reminders for … Read More

Trusting When We Can’t See

God’s justice is very different from our sense of justice. As I was reading this week’s portion, five verses from Deuteronomy 7 caught my attention. The beginning of verse 16 may seem harsh to us … Read More

Amazing Grace

This week we read … And now, O Israel, hear the statutes and the judgments which I am teaching you to do, in order that you may live and go in and take possession (Inheritance) … Read More

Playing Favorites

Our weekly Scripture portion (parasha) reading brings us to a new book, Deuteronomy. The book of Deuteronomy is an amazing book! I believe it is a very important book since in it, God reminds us … Read More

Drive Out the Idols

In this week’s Scripture portion we find some very interesting principles, but there’s one that I find to be true in the physical world as well in the spiritual world… Then the LORD spoke to … Read More

Be a Person of Your Word

Do you know someone who is very dependable and keeps his or her word? This is someone who follows through and you never have to wonder if things will get done; it’s refreshing, isn’t it? … Read More

Are You Jealous?

My dear brothers and sisters, I know I’ve said it before, but I am saying it again: please take time to read the Word of God! Even if you’ve read it many times before! His … Read More

Out of the Mouth of… a Donkey?!

In our weekly portion one reads the famous account of Balaam and his donkey as they were on their way to Balak, who was the King of Moav: So Balaam arose in the morning, and … Read More

In Your Anger, Do Not Sin

I entitled last week’s blog, Guard your heart, and felt that it directly connects to our portion this week. This week, we read of a well-known story that ended in a tragic result: Then the … Read More