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Isaiah's prophecies: Jesus, Paul, and the first century church read the Torah & Haftarah

As you can see in the chart above, the book of Isaiah is divided up by most people into roughly two categories. Chapters 1-40:1 are judgments and chapters 40:1-66 are called the prophecies of comfort on this chart from Thomas Nelson, Inc. 355 more words

Bought from the Bolsheviks

Thankfully, I can use this phrase without sounding insensitive, since the Bolshevik revolution ended about a century ago. Of course, it could still sound insensitive, because me saying it is one way to get something past the radar.   440 more words


Yitro Tehillim (Psa 19:2-5)

2 The heavens are telling of the glory of God; and their expanse is declaring the work of his hands. 3 Day to day pours forth speech; and night to night reveals knowledge.  522 more words


Beshalach Tehillim (Psa 66)

1 For the chief Musician. A song or psalm.

Make a joyful noise to God, all the earth! 2 Sing forth the glory of his name; make his praise glorious! 524 more words


I Shall Trust and Not Fear

I was waylaid by liturgy today. There I was, traipsing along feeling free on the high road, unencumbered by the ancient words I read, translating them into my life today, taking liberties with the meaning to support what I have come to believe. 573 more words

Bo Tehillim Part 2 (Psa 77:8-13)

“Will Adonai reject for ever? And will he never be favorable again? 9 Has his mercy vanished for ever? Has his promise failed for all generations?  476 more words


Bo Haftarah Part 2 (Jer 46:23-28)

23 They will chop down her forest,” declares ADONAI, “surely it will no more be found, even though they are now more numerous than grasshoppers, and… 420 more words