Posts by Rabbi Isaac

Yeshua and the Oral Torah

RABBI YESHUA’S UPBRINGING & CHILDHOOD IN TORAH OBSERVANCE As far as written Torah observance by Rabbi Yeshua in the New Testament; accounts (Luke 2:39-52, Luke 2:21-32, Luke 2:39, Luke 2:41, John 8:46; Galatians 4:4) stress that Yeshua was brought up as an observant Jewish child in the traditions and faith of his fathers (who were…

Hanukkah and the Great Miracle that Happened on it!

Christmas is soon approaching—the season when much of the world erroneously celebrates the miracle birth of Yeshua… However, the great miracle of the Word made flesh did not begin with the birth but with the conception of Yeshua! Is it possible that Yeshua was conceived during Hanukkah, also known as the Feast of Dedication? Let’s consider it. When…

The Importance of Jerusalem

It is customary to recite a blessing for Jerusalem (Zion) before the Torah is read during synagogue services, though praying for the welfare of Jerusalem is always an appeal of the Ruach Hakodesh (Holy Spirit). Father of mercies, do good in Thy good pleasure unto Zion, build Thou the walls of Jerusalem (Psalm 51:18). For…

Discovering our Divine Identity

by Pastor Isaac Who are we? We are children of God and created in His image.  In Gen. 1 it says, “Let us make man in our image.”  Who is God and what does His image/character look like? 1Jn_1:5  This then is the message which we have heard of him, and declare unto you, that…

Bereshit and the depth of meaning in the first word of Bible

by Pastor Isaac In Genesis 1:1 the verse reads in Hebrew as this: בראשׁית ברא אלהים את השׁמים ואת הארץ׃ Bereshit bara Elohim ‘et hashamayim v’et ha’aretz Upon meditating on the hidden words within the first hebrew word recorded in Scriptures, “Bereshit”, (‘in the beginning’) many truths are discovered and we see God’s whole plan…

Maimonides’ 13 Principles of Jewish Faith

For those who are interested in understanding their Jewish brothers and the Jewish faith, I thought it worthy of familiarizing you with the 13 Foundational Principles of Judaism. These thirteen Principles compiled by Maimonides outline Judaism’s tenets, which one must acknowledge as truths in order to be considered a Jew, and to partake in the World to Come. I will…