Building The House On Love

Listen as Derek expounds on the “love chapter” of 1 Corinthians 13. Love is not a gushy feeling, with as many up’s and down’s as a wild rollercoaster. No! Love is the power of sustainment and all that will remain when everything else around us collapses. It is the identifying mark of our loyalty as a disciple of the Master,…

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A Call For Unity—Returning to the Ancient Ways (Parts I and II)

A call for unity for all aviv barley search teams, whether Messianic, Jew, or Karaite, to come together and standardize a process for determining a uniform definition of “aviv barley”, based upon the Scriptural requirements necessary to proclaim the month of aviv. An agreeable process for determining the beginning of the Biblical year MUST be established for all who desire…

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Who Are We To Question?

‘I am Yahuweh, and there is none else – there is no Elohim besides Me. I gird you, though you have not known Me, so that they know from the rising of the sun to its setting that there is none but Me. I am Yahuweh, and there is none else, forming light and creating darkness, making peace and creating…

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Let Us Do For Him

Ever since the day that Sha’ul (Paul) came to visit us, one Shabbat afternoon, while living in Florida, I have felt so close to my brother in Messiah. I had been sharing some revelations that I received in the book of Galatians. I was sitting on the floor, passionately going through one of the chapters, and explaining what I had…

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The Key is the Heart

This study investigates various issues many believers do not wish to discuss because they are either too shameful to mention or perhaps the issues are completely unknown to them. Some of the questions discussed are: Why do I still struggle with sin? Why do I still feel guilty though I have been forgiven of my sins? Can I lose my salvation?…

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100% Dependency and Fully Committed

I received this during my quiet time with Abba on Shabbat (Saturday), December 13th… As I was praying and singing, all of a sudden, these words started coming into my spirit. I started writing and the next thing I knew, I had about eight pages in my small journal. These words are not from me because nothing in here contains…

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CURSED BE THE DAY I WAS BORN!

Who cares about the prophets…right? I mean, what a strange bunch of people who were called to be the mouthpiece of a “God” who laid waste to entire villages, towns, cities, lands, nations, men, women, children, animals, and vegetation. Who were the ones of old who spoke the doom of an “angry God”, and suffered great persecution by those who…

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Behind the Veil

“So, brothers, having boldness to enter into the Set-apart Place by the blood of Yahushua, by a new and living way which He instituted for us, through the veil, that is, His flesh, and having a High Priest over the House of Elohim, let us draw near with a true heart in completeness of belief, having our hearts sprinkled from…

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Consistency of Actions

Boker Tov, Shabbat Shalom, Early this morning, I woke up with three words, “consistency of actions”. One of my favorite songs is by Chuck Girard, “Here I Am”. It is a song that describes the faithfulness of Father. It begins with: Here I am, down on my knees, Outside the sun is rising I’m moved by the voice of the…

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Friendship, Not Pedestals

About 6-8 months ago, I listened to a Chuck Girard song titled “Don’t Shoot the Wounded,” and although it’s one of my least favorite songs of his, I couldn’t get one line of the song out of my mind… “We can love them and forgive them when their sin does not exceed our own” (Click here to see all the…

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Obeisance to the god of “concept”

Our daily walk with the Master should be a daily transition from self reliance to total dependence on Him. It’s pretty difficult to depend upon a concept isn’t it? What is the definition of concept you might ask? Lets check with the online version of the 1828 Noah Webster’s Dictionary. Concept: Yes, that is correct… it’s blank. For some reason,…

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The Journey Back Home

Shabbat Shalom! Today, December 21, 2013, is my 43rd birthday. Today, I have decided to begin a blog. I have always enjoyed writing and I believe it is time to expand upon what Yahuweh has placed in my heart. For now, this blog will remain basic with no flashy backgrounds, pictures, fonts and videos. For those of you that know…

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