Author Archives: Pete Rambo

About Pete Rambo

Details in 'About' page @ natsab.wordpress.com Basically, husband of one, father of four. Pastor x 11 years, former business and military background. Micro-farmer. Messianic believer in Yeshua haMashiach!

Torah Portion: Vayeshev (Gen. 37:1-40:23)

The ‘Joseph Portions’ are my favorite and this is a fun look at the first through a different lens: headship and patriarchy. The major shift for me is that I had to spend more time understanding Judah and Tamar and … Continue reading

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Torah Portion: Vayishlach (Gen. 32:3-36:43)

Join us this week for another Torah Commentary from the unique perspective of headship and patriarchy. Jacob, the Godly patriarch, is faced with significant challenges, both within and without the family. How does he respond? What can we learn? And, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Genesis Look Again, A Fresh Translation with Notes

Recently, as I have been assembling a weekly commentary on the Torah Portions that focuses n headship and patriarchy, a major theme, I have been utilizing and enjoying Rabbi Yirmeyah Ben Avrom’s recently published Genesis Look Again, A Fresh Translation … Continue reading

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Restoring kol Israel: Democratic Republic or Theocratic Patriarchy?

What will be the form of government in the Millennial Kingdom? Will it be a democratic republic? Most people who never ponder the form of government in the Millennial Kingdom merrily assume that it will be some sort of democratic … Continue reading

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Major Announcement by Ani Yosef!!

In a major announcement this morning, Ani Yosef posted that their next service project will be IN Jerusalem for Passover and the price has come down considerably. Their April 2020 trip will be 14 days long for just $350 which … Continue reading

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Torah Portion: Vayetze (Gen. 28:10-32:3)

God gave Jacob a vision, then gave him four wives! Wait, What?! Sure to spark real discussion and digging in the Scriptures, this week’s portion discusses the importance of vision for every man and the family he leads, as well … Continue reading

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Restoring kol Israel: Greco-Romanism in the Kingdom?

Food poisoning is not a pleasant experience. In fact, sometimes it can be quite serious leading to hospitalization or death. Nobody plans for it, rather it usually occurs because of some minute unnoticed contaminate in the food that negatively affects … Continue reading

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Torah Portion: Toldot (Genesis 25:19-28:9)

See Toldot from a new perspective! Consider the aspects of family dynamic, headship and patriarchy as you dig into this week’s Torah portion. Connect it with Proverbs and parental responsibility. Go to our Torah Portion Series page to view or … Continue reading

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The Zionist Roots of Thanksgiving

Without question, Thanksgiving is connected to Sukkot. Maybe more than one realizes. The first Thanksgiving day was not a day… it was a week, preceded by a day of fasting. If that sounds like Yom Hakippurim and Sukkot, you would … Continue reading

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Restoring kol Israel: How we ‘disable’ our children

“What’s the use? I’m gonna die anyway?” His reply to my question was rather listless. It started after Shabbat when I asked a young man in our fellowship what he wanted to study for and do when he finished school. … Continue reading

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Reblog: That Might Work for You, But Not My Marriage

I do not normally reblog entire articles, but usually provide a link. I am making an exception for this article because it encapsulates so well the reason why we must recapture the proper roles of men and women in marriage … Continue reading

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Torah Portion: Chayei Sarah (Gen. 23:1-25:18)

We dive into bride price, concubines and western culture in this this portion that is sure to spark some interesting discussions!! Check out Chayei Sarah on our Torah Portion Series page as we continue to explore the foundational parts of … Continue reading

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Torah Portion: Vayera (Genesis 18:1-22:24)

This week’s Torah Portion commentary for Vayera, Genesis 18:1 – 22:24, is posted on the Torah Portion Series page. Our commentary is focused pretty closely on the roles and responsibilities of man and woman as revealed in Scripture, marriage, family … Continue reading

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Why is this so hard?

Paradigm shifts are rarely easy. And, for those on the cutting edge, they can be particularly difficult. Many readers are in some stage of ‘coming to’ or beginning Torah observance, and the whole process is challenging. But, why? In theory, … Continue reading

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Restoring kol Israel: The ‘lost’ first post…

I’m sitting here staring at my screen.  Writing feels a bit like blood letting. Yet, my brain is totally full and I have no idea where to begin, which string to pull first so the dam will beak. For weeks, … Continue reading

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