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Torah Portion: Shemot (Exodus 1:1-6:1)

The Apostle Paul instructed the appointment of elders. Why? Did he institute an office, or was he being very pragmatic? And, if so, why? We begin the transition from family to nation, but is it a change of status, or … Continue reading

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Shame, Reproach and the Image of Marriage

Honor and shame are concepts almost completely lost on western culture. We watch memes, gifs and video clips of foibles and disasters that befall others and consider it humorous to mock and laugh at their misfortune. We even encourage and … 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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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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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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Torah Portion Series, 01. Breisheet

This week we begin posting a series of Torah Portion studies focusing on what the Torah has to say regarding headship and partriarchy. If Israel is to be restored, and the tribes are to return, and if the Messiah is … Continue reading

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Our focus for the next Torah cycle…

Opportunities abound in each new journey through the Torah and now is the time to prayerfully ask Abba what He may have for you. As most readers know, we are just a couple Shabbats away from returning to the beginning … Continue reading

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Restoring Kol Israel: ‘Bene Israel’ and Headship

A week ago, in our post titled Restoring Kol Israel: No more male or female?, we made a huge statement that many may have glossed over. Because it is so monumental, we need to go back and parse it with … Continue reading

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Restoring Kol Israel: No more male or female?

For you are all sons of God through faith in Christ Jesus. [27] For all of you who were baptized into Christ have clothed yourselves with Christ. [28] There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free … Continue reading

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Restoring Kol Israel: The Role of the Wife

The immediate assumption many make when discussing Biblical headship and the role of the woman is that she is relegated to barefooted existence in the kitchen. And, that is a lie straight from the enemy. Let’s dig in! We have … Continue reading

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A great man will….

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Vision and Restoration…

Why are you alive? Fifty years after you die, what will have been the value of your life? How will people remember you? Will they remember you? While ultimately, life is not so self centered as to be about my … Continue reading

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Musings re: Headship and Numbers 30-31

Headship and the Biblical order in both family and nation has been a recurring theme in our fellowship. Over the last few months we have been intensely challenged by the Father to consider HIS model for how men/women/family/clan/tribe/nation are supposed … Continue reading

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