Category Archives: A Thought…

Prepping for Pesach

Due to Coronavirus challenges, you may want to plan a little farther ahead for Pesach/Passover. A couple really quick ideas to make it special: Order some Israeli wine from Skyview Wines in NY!!  If you can’t be ‘in the Land,’ … Continue reading

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Coronavirus and Passover… Connected!

Over the course of the last week, as I have read many articles related to Coronavirus and the related events around the world, I have begun to have a couple big questions form in my head. The timing and the … Continue reading

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National Coronavirus lockdown? What to do…

Rumors abound regarding a possible national lockdown coming…  Certainly, many states have already shuttered all non-essential businesses and activities in order to increase social distancing.  While I do believe that may be necessary at this juncture to slow the spread … Continue reading

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Refuting 119Ministries’ Polygyny Video

It is with deep regret that we find it necessary to refute 119Ministries for significant error in their most recent video regarding their (un)Biblical position concerning polygyny. While we admit this is a third rail topic laden with cultural and … Continue reading

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Traditional Marriage – Be careful what you ask for….

The most recent issue of Patriarchs’ Journal (V. 3 Issue 21) has a very thought provoking article by attorney Rick Knuth titled, “So Which ‘Traditional Marriage’ Do People Want To Save?’ “Until the passage of Married Women’s Acts in 1898, … Continue reading

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I’m Rethinking the Apostle Paul…

“Paul is hard to understand.” Like me, you probably hear this all of the time. I finally had to start rethinking Paul.  Whatever position I arrived at, I knew that it had to agree with the Apostle Peter. Therefore, beloved, … 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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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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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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