The Messiah – The Christ

The Messiah – The Christ

THE BACKSTORY In the beginning, God created the earth. He made beauty and order out of chaos and darkness, and made life. The Creator made these wonderful creatures in His own image; He called them Humans. These Humans were made custodians over the earth. They were made to reflect God’s rule over the earth. God […]

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Me’od – Strength

Me’od – Strength

One of the oldest prayers performed by the Jewish people every morning and evening is the prayer known as the Shema. It says: The sixth and final word for study in the Shema is the word STRENGTH. The actual word used in the Hebrew Word is Me’od. As you should be expecting (given our study on […]

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Shalom – What is Peace?

Shalom – What is Peace?

When you think of peace, things come to mind such as separating fights, solving quarrels, peace treaties etc. Peace on a larger scope generally refers to the absence of war. However in the Bible, though peace may refer to that, it adds something more. Peace is more than just the absence of war or conflict. […]

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Joy – Chara

Joy – Chara

Joy is a wonderful word that can be attributed to the feeling of pleasure and happiness. It is what people feel when they are in a really good mood. In the Bible there were several words used to denote that feeling. In the ancient Hebrew Scriptures, you’d find words like śimchâh, śâśôn, gı̂yl… You would […]

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Love – Agape

Love – Agape

Jesus had this famous quote many call the Golden Rule. It goes like this: “Do to Others what you want them to do to you.” Luke 6:31 This was derived from a teaching Jesus called the summation of the Torah: “Love God and Love Your Neighbor and Yourself.” Mark 12:31 What did he mean by […]

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What is the Law?

What is the Law?

You may have probably heard about the ten commandments. It’s quite famous. “Thou shalt not steal..” Many think about these ten commandments whenever they encounter the phrase “The Law” in the Bible. However, there is more. There were actually 613 laws in addition to the ten commandments entrusted to the people of Israel in the […]

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What is a Covenant?

What is a Covenant?

If you are a believer, then you are aware that you have some kind of relationship with God. The relationship of being His child. In the Bible, there are several relationships many people had with God. The Creator can be a friend, ruler, teacher, father etc.   However, not so many have a good idea […]

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Soul – Nephesh

One of the oldest prayers performed by the Jewish people every morning and evening is the prayer known as the Shema. It says: The fifth Bible word for study from the Shema series is the word: Nephesh. This word is found over 700 times in the Old Testament. It is quite unfortunate that the English […]

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Heart – Lev

Heart – Lev

One of the oldest prayers performed by the Jewish people every morning and evening is the prayer known as the Shema.  It says: The fourth Bible word for study from the Shema series is the word: Heart. This word is pronounced as “Levav” in Hebrew. However, its shorter form is very popular in Bible culture. […]

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