Category Archives: Israel

“Your name shall no longer be called Jacob, but Israel, for you have striven with God and with men, and have prevailed.” (Genesis 32:28 ESV)

The Origin of Jesus Christ in Matthew

Oftentimes people meld the accounts in Matthew 1 and Luke 1 to form the basis for the Virgin Birth Doctrine. However, these accounts are speaking of two different episodes in time. While the book of Matthew appears first in the … Continue reading

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The Rebellion of Israel in Egypt

According to Ezekiel 20, Ezekiel received the following word from YHVH regarding the rebellion of Israel while they were still in Egypt: [A]nd say to them, Thus says the Lord GOD: On the day when I chose Israel, I swore … Continue reading

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Shepherds and Herdsmen

Have you ever noticed all the references in the Bible to shepherds and sheep? The Hebrew word most often translated as “shepherd(s)” in the KJV is “ra’ah” (H7462) and means “to pasture, tend, graze, feed” according to Brown Driver Briggs. … Continue reading

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Kings in the Line of Judah

Did you know the genealogy given in Matthew, from David to the exile, is not entirely accurate? For some time now I have known the countings of 14 generations was off somehow, but I was not too clear as to … Continue reading

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When a Man Knows a Woman

According to Scripture, what happens when a man knows a woman, and what part does the LORD (YHVH) God play in it all? Adam (Genesis 4:1 ESV) Now Adam knew Eve his wife, and she conceived and bore Cain, saying, … Continue reading

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YHVH’s Relationship to Israel

Some believe that Israel is YHVH’s bride/wife, others believe Israel is being prepared to be Yeshua’s bride; Some believe Israel is both, others believe Israel is neither. In this post I’d like to share what I see the Torah (Genesis-Deuteronomy), in … Continue reading

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Don’t Call Me A Gentile

Dear Older Brother of the Tribe of Judah, I would appreciate it if you would not refer to me as a gentile.  I am not.  I am as much Israel as you are, perhaps more.  This would depend on your … Continue reading

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