What the Torah Says About Gossip & Rumors

This post addresses a topic that hits close to home for many people including me. Negative speech against others seems to really run deep in human behavior and our culture is certainly…

Shema Israel

Shema Israel (or the Shema for short) is a prayer that is to be recited at least twice daily and is made up of certain verses of scripture from…

Should Christians Wear Tzitzit?

One of the lesser-known commandments that we find in the Torah is the command to wear tassels (called tzitzit in Hebrew) attached to the corners of our garments. This commandment may…

Feast of Weeks/Shavuot

The Feast of Weeks (called Shavuot) is a holy day that begins on the 50th day after the Feast of First Fruits. The word Shavuot literally means “weeks” in Hebrew which refers to the…

Uncleanness According to Torah

In this post, I will be discussing the rules surrounding 3 situations during which a state of uncleanness occurs as described in the Torah: menstrual cycles, semen, and childbirth…

Keep the Sabbath Day

The Sabbath Day is a 24 hour day of rest that occurs every week on the 7th dThe Sabbath officially begins at sunset on Friday evening and ends at sunset on Saturday. Many people add a…

Eating Kosher: What About Blood & Fat?

Many followers of Yeshua who observe the Torah know that eating unclean animals such as pork, shellfish, rabbit, etc. is a violation of Elohim’s commands. What is usually given less thought…

Tithes & Offerings

As anyone who’s ever been to church knows, we are told that paying our tithes to the church is a requirement of our faith. But is this biblical? Let’s see what the Torah says…

Not Using God’s Name in Vain

In Exodus 20:7 and Deuteronomy 5:11, we are commanded: “You shall not take the name of YHVH your God in vain, for YHVH will not hold him guiltless who takes His name…

First Fruits/Counting the Omer

The Feast of First Fruits is an often-overlooked holy day that occurs within the 7-day holiday of Pesach/The Feast of Unleavened Bread. First Fruits is always on the Sunday that occurs during…