Rewriting Scripture….

And in that day shall ye say, Praise YHVH, call upon his name,
declare his doings among the people, make mention that
his name is exalted.
Isa 12:4

Bible openedIf you have read the foreword to your Bible, you already know that English-language and international translations of the Bible have purposely altered Scripture, but the translators have explained that they did it for a good reason that was honoring to God.  Frankly, I just didn’t give the matter much thought – after all, if knowledgeable people think it’s okay, it must be okay!   Right?   Continue reading Rewriting Scripture….

So what’s so great about Hebrew?

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The Name of God, YHWH, in modern Hebrew

Hebrew is a truly fascinating language! There are lots of concepts that are unique to Hebrew, but one facet of the language that really ‘grabs’ me is the fact that the letters used to write a word convey not just the sound of the word, but even its root meaning!

Hebrew is unique in this.  Modern alphabets convey sound, not meaning.  When we read the word ‘father’ in English, the letters tell  us how to pronounce the word, but they tell us nothing about what the word means.  We have to learn that from some other source.  Not so in Hebrew!   Continue reading So what’s so great about Hebrew?

Thoughts About the New Covenant

torah_frontPeople who love God, and who long to know and please Him, cherish the promise of the New Covenant:

Jer 31:33 – But this shall be the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel; After those days, saith YHVH, I will put my law in their inward parts, and write it in their hearts; and will be their God, and they shall be my people.
Continue reading Thoughts About the New Covenant

What’s in a Name?

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YHVH (the personal name of God) in Paleo Hebrew and Modern Hebrew

Here in America, we talk about ‘God’ a lot.  When we speak of ‘God’, most of us envision the Supreme Being, the Creator of the Universe, the Father of all.  And most of us do not realize that He has a NAME!

He tells us His name over 6,800 times in His Word!  (Our Bibles have replaced His Name with ‘The LORD.’)  Continue reading What’s in a Name?