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Ekev4 days ago
A person might suppose that he subsists upon the material things necessary for sustaining human, but a simple hand-to-mouth philosophy like that reduces human existence to mere striving for food, shelter, and clothing. Moses and Yeshua explained that life is sustained primarily by what "…proceeds out of the mouth of the LORD.”Read This Discover Torah Portions
Yeshua teaches that to love the LORD is the greatest commandment. If we attempt to serve God merely out of fear or out of a desire for reward or to earn salvation, our service is not genuine. Just as a husband wants his wife to love him, so too, the Father desires His children to serve Him out of love.
Expounding the Torah is a job for every disciple. In the same way that it is incumbent upon us to spread the gospel in every place and at every time, it is also incumbent upon us to teach the Torah. The Torah is very much a part of the gospel, and the message of the gospel is quite meaningless without the Torah.
Messiah has not yet come; neither has all Israel yet returned. Despite that, the Jewish people are taking hold of the redemption as much as possible in this current era. The return of the Jewish people to the land and the modern State of Israel represents the first fruits of the final ingathering, the first glimmering of the dawn of redemption.
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