Category Torah

Yom Teruah: Feast of Trumpets

THE DAY THAT NO MAN KNOWETH

Say No to Tarot Cards, Ouija Boards, Spirit Mediums, Fortunetellers, Astrology, etc.

Many have been duped into thinking that it’s OK to read their horoscopes, call the psychic hotline, consult the dead (which are evil spirits mimicking the dead), etc.  Ouija boards are even sold in toy stores. I believe that most people have no idea that the Bible condemns these practices. To be honest, I didn’t […]

Where is the term “Ten Commandments” mentioned in the Torah?

The Ten Commandments are listed in Exodus 20: 1-17 and Deuteronomy 5: 6-21, but they are not referred as the Ten Commandments. The words “Ten Commandments” appear in Exodus 35: 28 (NASB): And he [Moses] was there with the Lord forty days and forty nights; he did neither eat bread, nor drink water.  And he […]

What is the First of the Ten Commandments?

What is the first of the Ten Commandments?  If you are a gentile, you will probably say, “Thou shalt have no other gods before Me.”  If you have a Jewish background, you might say, “I am the LORD thy God, which have brought thee out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of […]

Bible Verses about Eagles

The Bible refers to the eagle many times.  Often the meaning is literal.  Sometimes metaphorical.  The first reference to eagles is in Leviticus. And these are they which ye shall have in abomination among the fowls; they shall not be eaten, they are an abomination: the eagle, and the ossifrage, and the osprey, And the […]

Purim: Then and Now

As a result of the Nuremberg trials, ten of Hitler’s henchmen were hanged.  Before the hanging, one of them remembered the hanging of Haman’s ten sons that took place on the first Purim some 2500 years earlier.  Just as Hitler had tried to eliminate all of the Jews through his “Final Solution,” the evil Haman […]

Balaam’s Prophesy

Balak, king of Moab, wanted Balaam (a greedy prophet for hire) to curse Israel, but as Balaam said, “I can only say what God tells me to say.”  Three times Balak tried to get Balaam to curse Israel, but he could not.  Here is a sample of his prophetic utterances: “The nation is like a […]