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Suzerain-Vassal relationships in God’s Authority Structure

Last year, when writing the Torah Commentary series that became Authority, Headship, and Family Structure (According to Moses), I touched on suzerain-vassal relationships in Mishpatim, Exodus 21-24. Here’s the quote to set the stage for additional consideration. A second concept … Continue reading

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‘It’s Good To Be A Man’ has a great weekly email…

The weekly email from the It’s Good to be a Man blog challenging and encouraging men is a terrific piece to get each Shabbat morning. I highly recommend it for my male readers. Ladies, it is worth your time as … Continue reading

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What is the basis of your moral standard?

If you ever find yourself thinking, ‘I have higher moral standards than Abraham and David’, then you have entered dangerous territory. ~ a friend Everyone has a moral standard. Most of those standards are founded on nothing more than personal … Continue reading

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Torah Portion: Shoftim (Deuteronomy 16:19-21:9)

What was really Solomon’s sin? It may not be what you’ve been taught.. Also, why does the adversary hate men and masculinity? And, does God ever regulate a sin? Numerous interesting points to discuss in this week’s portion as it … Continue reading

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Why defend patriarchy?

A couple of good posts came up in my Instagram feed today. Among others, I follow several posters and hashtags related to Biblical roles, family structure, masculinity, femininity, and patriarchy. Truly, that is the ‘new rebel.’ The post at left … Continue reading

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Men: Lone wolf or Gang leader?

What is your purpose and how are you accomplishing it? Here’s a post, Men Need A Gang, that will give you some resources and challenging material to help you accomplish more for the Kingdom. If you are functioning as a … Continue reading

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Responding to Eric Conn’s ‘Men are Made for Dominion’ Podcast

I found gold mine, but have had to sort through some dross. Let me explain! In recent days I have really been enjoying the refreshing (relatively) Biblically sound Hard Men Podcast by Eric Conn. As he rightly points out near … Continue reading

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Introducing 113Restoration.com

Over the course of the last year to eighteen months I have had a real passion to understand foundational elements of the restoration of kol Israel. Central to that study has been a growing understanding of family, patriarchy, headship, masculinity … Continue reading

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Torah Portion: Beshalach (Exodus 13:17-17:16)

What can we learn about the relationship between a man and a woman in a marriage from this Torah portion? How does Israel’s incorrect attitude often mirror the incorrect attitudes of a woman? What can we learn from this? Download … Continue reading

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A great man will….

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Restoring Kol Israel: The Role of the Husband

As we continue our headship study we need to keep in mind that the Scriptures are almost completely opposed to our modern cultural understanding of family structure, morals and responsibility. One major aspect of this is the role of a … Continue reading

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Restoring Kol Israel: (Re)defining Terms, Marriage, Husband and Wife

For most, the transition to Torah from typical Christian doctrine requires a major retooling or correcting of understanding regarding basic terms and ideas. As an example, most have been taught that the ‘Law’ is bad and therefore needs to be … Continue reading

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Does man delight in what God delights in?

This morning, as I commuted to my job for the day, I was listening to YouVersion read me the book of Job. I’m part of a small group listening through the Chronological Bible plan with some light discussion as we … Continue reading

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Restoring Kol Israel: Covering

As we continue our headship study we will continue with the writings of Paul. Previously, we looked at 1 Corinthians 11:3, 7-10. Here we will consider the verses in the middle, often ignored or minimized as simply being about a … Continue reading

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