Making Sense Of The Day Of Pentecost

Acts 2 details the events of the first Pentecost following the resurrection and ascension of Messiah.  Too often this text is interpreted through the broken hermeneutic of popular Christian theological systems which, due to their inherently anti-Semitic prepositions, often emphasize the wrong aspects of the text.  In doing so, they render a narrative of it […]

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Psalm 2

Psalm 2 1 Why are the nations so enraged? Why do they waste their time with futile plans? 2 The kings of the earth set their minds on rebellion; the rulers plot it together (cf. Genesis 6:4-5) because of YHWH and because of His Messiah. 3 “Let us cast off their yoke,” they cry, “and free ourselves from […]

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Psalm 1

Psalm 1 1  Oh, the joys of those who do not follow the advice of those who are hostile towards God, Or conform themselves to the mindset of the rebellious (cf. Rom. 12:2), Or affiliate themselves with the arrogant and proud and foolish (cf. Proverbs 1:7). 2 But they delight in the Revelation of YHWH (cf. 2 Pet. 1:19-21), Reflecting on […]

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The Face Of God

What is God like?  Description requires observation, and observation of something that can not be seen is impossible.  In and of ourselves we are incapable of apprehending any semblance of a correct conceptualization of God.  Thus we are left to ourselves to develop our own conceptualizations of what God is like.  The inherent problem in […]

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