Category: Discipleship 101

The 4 Levels of Torah (Bible) Study
Peshat, Remez, Derash, Sod

"Pardes" refers to types of approaches to biblical exegesis or to interpretation of text in Torah study. The term, sometimes also spelled PaRDeS, is an acronym formed from the same initials of the following four approaches: Peshat (פְּשָׁט‬) — "surface" ("straight") or the literal (direct) meaning.

The Real Holy Spirit
Fulfilling Torah

The spirit of Antichrist is extremely subtle and very, very hard to discern. It masquerades as the Holy Spirit, providing miraculous confirmations and demonstrations of its assumed divine origin.

The True Messiah
Centuries of False Teachings

Centuries of false teachings coupled with widespread ignorance of the Scriptures have produced an entirely skewed view of the person of the Savior and what He stood for.

Called into Ministry
A True Calling, Or A False Assumption

Torah Portion Korach (Numbers 16:1 – 18:32) is about a man, named Korah, who felt that anybody who can do the work (perform the rituals) can be the high priest of Israel. He decided to challenge Moses brother Aaron for the position. Korah made the fatal assumption that anybody can choose to be “called” into

Did Esau Bite Jacob?
Scribal Dots

There is a teaching going around Messianic Jewish circles that expounds upon an erroneous interpretation of the scribal dots over the word kiss in the Hebrew text of Genesis 33:4. It states that these dots mean that Esau bit Jacob on the neck when he hugged him during their reunion. This teaching goes as far

Why Yeshua and not Jesus?
The LORD’s Salvation

Originally Posted November 13, 2015  The first letter in the name Yeshua (“Jesus”) is the yod. Yod represents the “Y” sound in Hebrew. Many names in the Bible that begin with yod are mispronounced by English speakers because the yod in these names was transliterated in English Bibles with the letter “J” rather than “Y”.

How NOT To Pray
Witchcraft Prayer

Originally posted on July 18, 2016  What Is Witchcraft Prayer? Witchcraft is imposing your will upon another, using spiritual means. It is one of the primary weapons used by the enemy. Two other major weapons in the enemy’s arsenal are deception and ignorance. Putting all this together, an assault can be launched to cripple or

How to Pray
Discipleship 101

Originally posted on Dec 8th, 2014  Prayer is one thing that everybody assumes they understand, but in reality, it is ignorance of true prayer that keeps believers in bondage, never realizing who they really are and what they really can do for the Kingdom of G-d. There is a lot of teaching on prayer, but most have