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Do You Love Your Fellows Well? V’ahavta in the Days of Awe

V’ahavta…, “Love your fellow as yourself.” It is taught that this love is an instrument, a means to, “Love the Eternal your God.” This is explained in the statement, “Whoever is pleasing to man is pleasing to God.” This service of teshuva stems from goodness of heart. 📖 Luke 10:17-24 “The seventy returned with joy,

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Have You Set God Before You Always? Shiviti in the Days of Awe

Shiviti…, “I have set God (Havayeh) before me always.” Havayeh indicates the creation of the universe and creatures. Bringing all of Creation into being and sustaining it is accomplished by bridging an infinite gap – from ayin (non-being, nihilo) to yesh (being). This form of the avoda (service) of teshuva results from one’s constant awareness

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How Sincere Are You with God? Tamim in the Days of Awe

And Ezra blessed the LORD, the great God; and all the people answered, “Amen, Amen,” lifting up their hands; and they bowed their heads and worshiped the LORD with their faces to the ground. The Levites, helped the people to understand the law, while the people remained in their places. And they read from the

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Developing Godly Character in the Omer

The Seven Characteristics of God Why should we Count the Omer in the days following Easter and leading up to Shavu’ot/Pentecost? Because these days are the climax of God’s expression in us! Having prepared our hearts to know and receive God’s nature during the 49 Days of renewal and preparation that we are commanded to

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Why haven’t we banned Thanksgiving? Here’s one really Good reason

I give you thanks, O Lord, with my whole heart; before the angels I sing your praise; I bow down toward your holy temple and give thanks to your name for your mercy and your faithfulness… -Psalm 138:1,2 Controversy or Hidden Gem? Thanksgiving is probably the most religious holiday we celebrate as a culture and

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