Canceling the Scriptures

I love the richness of God’s Word and the way the Holy Spirit gives new insight every time we read it. I also love reading through the Scriptures every year; one can read the same … Read More

The Blindness of My People

When will the Jewish people recognize their Messiah? I closed my last blog, To God Be the Glory, with this thought: “In Genesis 43:3, we find this incredible statement: Judah spoke to him, however, saying, … Read More

To God Be the Glory

In my most recent blog entry, A Matter of the Heart, I wrote about how Joseph’s actions revealed a humble heart towards God, despite the terrible injustices he suffered. I also wrote that from a … Read More

A Matter of the Heart

In our weekly Scripture reading, we find the famous story of Joseph. As we have studied before, one of the names of the Messiah is “Messiah, Son of Joseph”, and there is no doubt that … Read More

God’s Perfect Timing

As we previously studied in the account of Jacob and Esau, Jacob ran away from Esau after stealing both the firstborn right and the blessing from their father, Isaac. He traveled to the land of … Read More

It’s Not “Karma”

In this week’s parasha, we read of the famous story of Jacob & Laban, and Laban’s deception of Jacob in his search for a bride: Then Jacob went on his journey and came to the … Read More

Legacy of Messiah

In our weekly portion we read of the story in which Jacob twice deceived his older brother Esau by taking his birthright (Genesis 25:27–34) and then receiving the blessing from Isaac (Genesis 27:1–29). While this … Read More

God of the Impossible

In my previous blog on this specific parasha, Parashat Chayei Sarah (The Life of Sarah), I wrote, “This week’s reading from the Parasha starts with the words: Now Sarah lived one hundred and twenty-seven years; … Read More

Secret Partners

Just like last week’s blog, as I was re-reading our weekly portion, the Lord gave me some insights that shed new light on a well-known story. This week, we read the account of Sodom and … Read More

Don’t Let Your Eyes Deceive You!

The account of Abraham and Lot is probably familiar to most readers, and it appears in our Scripture portion this week. Sometimes when we know a story so well, we can miss some of the … Read More