Praying for Government Leaders

Prayer changes things. It can even “move mountains” (Mark 11:23-24). Prayer is so important that Yeshua had a regular discipline of praying early in the morning before the sun came up (Mark 1:35). His primary “job” now is interceding for us in heaven (Romans 8:34). Prayer changes us. It changes our will: “Not my will… Read more »

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Don’t be a afraid of the Fruit of Self Control

How we love the fruit of the spirit! – love and joy and all that good stuff. It is the very personality of God within us. There’s one fruit of the spirit at the end that seems to be less talked about: self-control. We could call it the Final Fruit.  The fruit of the spirit… Read more »

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Alignment

God is Father. A father is a combination of love and authority. Love without authority is a friend not a father. Authority without love is a boss not a father. Since God our Father is both love and authority, we are drawn into alignment with Him … When we have a tender heart and a… Read more »

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Hebrew Roots of Ordination

We see today the rather absurd phenomenon of people claiming to have spiritual authority and anointing, primarily by giving themselves titles and publishing advertisements about their activities in social media. The Hebrew concept in the Law, Prophets and New Covenant is quite different. Authority and anointing come from God, and are passed on to people… Read more »

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The Apostle and The High Priest

Having a Ministry vs. Serving Do you know what the word for “ministry” is in Hebrew? There isn’t a word for it. One way to say it is simply “serve.” No one “has a ministry”. You just serve. The other way to say “minister/serve” in Hebrew is the same word for “priest” Kohen – When someone… Read more »

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Super Heroes & The Fruit of Self Control

How we love the fruit of the spirit – love and joy and all that good stuff! It is the very personality of God within us. However, there is one fruit of the spirit at the end of the list that seems to be less talked about: self-control. We could call it theFinal Fruit. “The… Read more »

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“Be Perfect!” Are You Kidding?

A recent post at reviveisrael.org The word teleios in Greek is found 19 times in the New Covenant, and is usually translated as “perfect”. It has the same prefix as telescope or telephone, meaning: “far off, at a distance”. It means: “end goal, result, consummation, completing a cycle.” “Therefore, be perfect, even as your Father in heaven… Read more »

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Trouble Ahead

All the prophets speak of the coming difficulties in the end times. Jeremiah calls it “the time of Jacob’s trouble” (30:7), and it is called the “tribulation” in the gospels (Matthew 24; Mark 13). Here is a simplified survey of Daniel’s tribulation prophecies from the second half of his book. Chapter Seven – First Year… Read more »

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Aggressive Fruit of the Spirit

Many people in the world are aggressive; aggressive for power, glory, wealth … in short selfishness. Yet the teaching of Yeshua seems to point to an opposite character. In His first recorded message, the Sermon on the Mount, Yeshua said, “The meek will inherit the earth and Blessed are the merciful and the pure in heart”… Read more »

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A Dream About Affections of This World

I had a dream recently in which I passed through a series of spiritual tests over and over again. I was totally dismayed and tired of having to undergo so many tests. I knew the goal was to get to total and perfect obedience, but … Just as it seemed that I had failed and given… Read more »

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