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Someone ask the Savior "Master, will there only be a few people saved?"  (Luke 13:23)

Someone once asked the Savior, “Lord, will there only be a few people saved” to which the Messiah answered “Strive to enter at the Narrow Gate, for many I tell you will seek to enter and will not be able to" (Luke 13:23-24).... 

"Many will say to Me on that day, ' Lord, Lord,...and then I will declare to them, I never knew you; depart from me you who practice LAWLESSNESS" (Matt 7:22-23)  - read more

 

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 New Videos

 Newly added videos that I believe will change the way you think about the Bible.

 Newest video:  The Trinity doesn't exist - Absolute Proof

In this recently added video (12.20.2022) I show how "no one, absolutely no one" in the Bible believed in a Trinity or the idea that the Messiah Yahoshua was God Almighty or claiming equality with God Almighty. It's true that on two occasions, possibly 3, John 5:18; 8:58; 10:30, he was accused of claiming equality with God, but as you'll see in the video that at his trial NO ONE ever brought such a charge against him. They accused Yahoshua the Messiah of "Trusting in God" not being God.

 

Rom 6:14 ".... you are not under law but under grace.

The apostle Paul tells us in Romans 6:14 that “we ar not under the Law but under grace”. Does not being “under the Law” mean that we are no longer required to obey God's Law? To misunderstand Paul, as the apostle Peter tells us, will cause many people to be destroyed. It would be worthwhile for you to watch the video and make sure that you are not among those that are misunderstanding Paul.

 

Romans 3:20 "no man is justified by the works of the Law"

Why after telling us that "only those who obey the Law will be justified" (Rom 2:13) does Paul say that 'no man will be justified by the deeds of the Law" (Rom 3:20)? Does Paul sound a little confusing in making those statements? According to the apostle Peter it sounds confusing (2 Pet 3:16). Peter tells us that some things Paul said "are hard to understand" (2 Pet 3:16). And this my friend is one of those things Paul said that many Christians misunderstand. BUT, what Peter also tells us is that people who are misunderstanding Paul "WILL BE DESTROYED".  Are you one of those people who are misunderstanding some of the things Paul said?  Find out.

 

Part 1  “The Hard Sayings of Paul” – 2 Pet 3:16

The apostle Peter tells us in 2 Peter 3:15-16 that the apostle Paul said some things that are hard to understand. And Peter goes on to tell us that people will be DESTROYED for their misunderstanding of those 'hard things' that Paul said. What could Paul have said that was of such importance that would cause people to be destroyed for their misunderstanding of it.

One example is Paul telling us in Romans 2:13 that “those who obey the Law will be justified”and in the very next chapter he says that “no man will be justified by the deeds of the Law” Rom 3:19-20. And latter on in the same chapter, Rom 3:31, Paul tells us that “we establish the Law through faith”

Confusing! Maybe not for you but it was for the apostle Peter.

Learn the answer to these supposedly contradictory statements made by Paul and much more in Part's 1 and 2 of “The Hard Sayings of Paul”.

 

Part 2 “The Hard Sayings of Paul – 2 Pet 3:16

In Part 2 of “the Hard Sayings of Paul” we'll take a look at:

*  Act 21:25 “concerning the gentiles”

*  Why Paul was to offer a “sin Sacrifice” while under a Nazirite Vow, roughly 20 years after the death and resurrection of the Messiah Yahoshua?

*  Why the Messiah had to die for sins, if we'll told that we'll be forgiven if we repent?

*  The meaning of “the righteous shall live by faith

*  What sins we're forgiven on the Day of Atonement?

 

John 1:1 "In the beginning was the Word and Word was with God and the Word was God"

In John 1:1 we're told that the 'logos' meaning the Word, speaking of Yahoshua the Messiah, was “with God” and that he was the very God that he was with. Is this how the apostle John meant for us to understand his words here?

Again, if you have an honest heart and it's the truth that you are seeking, watch the video and you decide what it is John was telling us.

 

John 10:30 "I and the Father are one"

 In John 10:30 after telling the Jews that “he and His Father are one” the Jews accused the Messiah of blasphemy. What did the Savior mean when he said that He and his Father are one? Was he explaining that he and his Father were part of a 3 – 1 god known as a Trinity? Would you be surprised to learn that 'we' his disciples are to be one “just as he and the Father are one”? (John 17:19:22).

Please view the video. It's very informative. I believe you'll learn things for the Scriptures that you might not have known before.

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John 10:34 "I said you are gods" 

 1 John 10:34  "I said you are gods". The Messiah Yahoshua when accused of blasphemy by the Jews for saying that he and his Father are one he quoted Psalm 82:6 to them, saying "If He (the heavenly Father Yahuweh) called them gods to whom the word of God came why do you say that I'm blaspheming for saying that I am the Son of God? Who are these 'gods' in Psalm 82:6, for not only does the Almighty Yahuweh call these men gods, he also calls them “His children”. Most ministers don't know the answer to that question.  Watch the video, I believe it will change the way you think about the Bible.

 

Col 2:9 "for in Him all the fullness of deity dwells in bodily form" 

 In Colossians 2:9 we're told that "the fullness of Deity/God" dwells in the Messiah Yahoshua.  Does this 'fullness of God' make the Messiah the very God who is said to be dwelling in him? Or does it possibly make the Messiah Yahoshua "equal" to the very God that is in-dwelling him?  Those questions and more are discussed in this video. 

 

 1 John 5:20 "...this is the true God and Eternal Life

The Messiah Yahoshua tells in John 17:3 that His Father is the Only True God and he, Yahoshua is the One that the Only True God sent. In John 20:17 after meeting Mary in the garden after his resurrection, he told Mary to "go to my brethren and say to them that I ascend to my Father and your Father, my God and your God. If the Messiah calls his Father His God and the Only True God then what 'God' is John talking about in 1 John 5:20 when he said "this is the true God and Eternal Life"?

 

The Heavenly Father's Name

Exo 3:15  Elohim, furthermore, said to Moses, "Yahuweh, ....' This is My name forever, and this is My memorial-name to all generations.

Did you know that the Heavenly Father put His Name in His book, the Bible, over 6,823 times? Why is it than that most people that read the Bible, Jew and Christian alike, never heard of the Almighty's Name? Is it important that you know the heavenly Fathe's Name? You be the judge Click here to read the articles and view the video.

Psa 83:18 That they may know that You alone, whose name is Yahuweh, Are the Most High over all the earth.

Isa 52:6 "Therefore My people shall know My name; therefore in that day I am the one who is speaking, 'Here I am.'"

       Mal 3:16 Then those who feared Yahuweh spoke to one another, and Yahuweh gave attention and heard it, and a book of remembrance was written before Him for those who fear Yahuweh and who esteem His name.

       Mat 6:9 "Pray, then, in this way: 'Our Father who is in heaven, Hallowed be Your name.

       Rom 9:17 For the Scripture says to Pharaoh, "for this very purpose I raised you up, to demonstrate my power in you and that My Name might be proclaimed throughout the whole earth."

Did you know that the name 'Jesus' doesn't appear in the 1611 KJV Bible, not one single time!

Of course I'm not referring to the King James Bible used today, which is roughly the 25th revision of the original 1611 version. I'm referring to the original 1611 KJV.The name Jesus IS NOT in there one single time. Why? Read on to find the answer.

Are you aware that the letter “J” did not exist in any language on the face of the  earth until the year 1520 A.D, and it did not come into popular use for roughly another 100 years. Consequently when the 1611 KJV was written the letter 'J' did not appear in it, not one single time.. Let me repeat that, “the original 1611 King James Bible does not contain the letter 'J' not even one time. If the letter 'J' didn't exist until the year 1520, and was never used in the 1611 King James Bible, than how could the Messiah's name have been pronounce “Jesus”? The answer is “it wasn't”. The One who died for the sins of Israel was never called by the name 'Jesus', nor did he or anyone else in his day ever hear the name 'Jesus'. Why? Because the name 'Jesus' would not have existed for roughly another 1,500 years. With that being the case then what name was Peter talking about when he said

Act 4:12  Neither is there salvation in any other: for there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved

If the name 'Jesus' did not exist when Peter made this statement then what is the name by which we must be saved? For the answer as to what name it is that we must call on to be saved  click here.

               The Rapture

Who will be taken and Who will be left

The answer is almost sure to shock you - "click here"

"I said YOU are gods"  John 10:34

Who are these "gods" that the Messiah is referring to?

When the Jews accused the Messiah of claiming to be God he quoted Psalm 82:6 and asked the question "If He, that is the Heavenly Father Yahuweh, called them, that is the judges of Israel, gods then why do you accuse me of blasphemy for saying that I am the Son of God?"

Most Christians are unaware of the fact that along with the judges of Israel being called 'gods' the angels, Moses, and Samuel the prophet are also referred to as 'gods' in the Bible. How is that possible when Yahuweh Himself tells us that "there is no God but Me" (Isaiah 43:10)?   "click here"  to find out the answer to this very important question.

        The Trinity  -  Really?  

(New Video - "Who is God" dtd 3.22.2022)

 

With billions of Christians believing in a Triune god, that is a 3 in 1 god known as the  "Trinity" one would think that the Trinity is talked about throughout the entire Bible, and yet the fact is that such terms as "the Trinity", 'god the Son', 'god the Holy Spirit' or the 1st and 2nd persons of anything, are never mentioned in the Bible, not one single time. Why is that? Click here for the answer.

What 'must' we believe about the Messiah !

Please turn in your Bble to the passage where we're asked to believe that the Messiah Yahoshua is the 'god/man'. 
 Can't  find it?  How about the passage that tells us that the Messiah is the 2nd person of the Triune godhead?  You say that's not there either?  How about the passage that calls Messiah "god the son". No, again that term is never found in the Bible. Surely the word "Trinity" is on every page of the Bible. What's that, the word "Trinity" is never mentioned in the Bible! How is that possible?  The fact is you're not going to find any of those phrases ever mentioned in the Bible and yet such terms are used by a majority of Christianity today.

If such terms as god/man, god the son. or the 2nd person of the Triune godhead or Trinity are never mentioned in the Bible then what exactly are we told to believe about the Messiah Yahoshua? In this article we'll be taking a look at everything the Bible tells us about the Messiah and what it is we MUST believe about Him in order to be saved.  To view the article "click here".  

 

(The links to the video are located at the bottom of the page - Reuven)

"Yahuweh, this is My name FOREVER, throughout ALL generations" (Ex 3:15)

Before we begin this study on the Name of the Heavenly Father let me say that according to Scriptures to take the Almighty's name in vain, that is to misuse it or profane it in anyway, is an 'Unforgivable Sin' and such a person “will be held accountable.”

  • Deut 5:11 You shall not take the name of Yahuweh your Elohim (God) in vain: for Yahuweh will not hold him guiltless that takes his name in vain.

  • Exo 20:7 "You shall not take the name of Yahuweh your God in vain, for Yahuweh will not leave him unpunished who takes His name in vain.

  • Psa 139:20 For they speak against you (Yahuweh) wickedly, and your enemies take your name in vain.

I can't imagine anyone wanting to be classified among the 'enemies of Yahuweh.'

In Leviticus 24:10-23 we’re told the story of a man that had an Israelite mother and an Egyptian father, that had gotten into a fight with an Israelite man. In the course of that struggled the son of the Egyptian man blasphemed the Name of Yahuweh by cursing. When Moses inquired of Yahuweh as to what to do with the man, Yahuweh said “he shall surely be put to death“ everyone who blasphemes the Name of Yahuweh shall surely bear his guilt.

You have been warned, please take that warning seriously.

The Name of the Heavenly Father

The Heavenly Father put His name, Yahuweh, in the of the Tanak, that is the so-called Old Testament, some 6,823 times and it was taken out of the Bible by the Translators, without any scriptural authority, and substituted almost always with the term 'the LORD' and occasionally with the word 'GOD.' Both “LORD” and “GOD” are almost always written in all capital letters.

The Name is made up of four Hebrew letters, the 'Yod,' 'Hey,' 'Waw' and 'Hey,' and these four letters, YHWH, are referred to as the "Tetragrammaton“ and transliterated into English as Yahweh or Yahuweh

The writer of Proverbs asked the question in:

Prov 30:4 Who has ascended up into heaven, or descended? who has gathered the wind in his fists? who has bound the waters in a garment? who has established all the ends of the earth? What is his name and what is his Son's name if you know?

Although it is hidden from so many people today, the answer to this question, as to what the Almighty's name is and what is His Son's name is and has always been known by 'His people.'

2 Chron 7:14 "..and My people who are called my My Name humble themselves and pray and seek My face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, will forgive their sin and will heal their land."

Of course He is not talking to 'ALL' the religious people in the world but to 'His People' those that "are called by His name."

The Savior revealed the name of the Heavenly Father to His disciples, which He makes mention of in

John 17:6, 26, "I have manifested Your name to the men whom You gave Me out of the world..."

Verse 26, "and I have made Your name known to them, and will make it known, ..."

We're told in

Malachi 3:16 Then those who feared Yahuweh spoke to one another, and Yahuweh gave attention and heard it, and a book of remembrance was written before Him for those who fear Yahuweh and ESTEEM His Name.

There are those that say we no longer know how to pronounce the Almighty’s Name, we somehow forgot how to say it. Well consider this fact if you would. The names of Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, Moses and David ‘combined’ add up to 2731 times. The Almighty’s Name Yahuweh is found 6823 times in the Tanak. That means the name Yahuweh is in His Book almost 3 more than those other names ‘combined‘ and yet it’s said we forgot how to say it. We have no problem pronouncing any of other names mentioned, or any other name in entire bible for that matter but when it comes to the most prominent Name in the entire Book, somehow it's said, we forgot how to say it. Does that really sound plausible to anyone?

Of course the pronunciation of Yahuweh was never lost. Years ago I went to the library of Congress in Washington, D.C. and I looked in, I believe it was, every encyclopedia, and scholarly source they had there. And if I remember correctly every encyclopedia said the same as the Encyclopedia Britannica.

Encyclopedia Britannica, vol. 23, @1972, "Yahweh" - The pronunciation of the Hebrew name of God may have varied in antiquity: the accuracy of the form Yahweh is supported by both the etymology in Ex 3, and the transliteration used by Church Fathers such as Clement of Alexandria. (2nd Cent. A.D.)

And here are what a few scholarly sources say about the pronunciation of the Tetragramaton, YHWH, pronounced, “Yahweh“.

Anchor Bible, vol. 15, p.xiv, 'Job - introduction': "Christian ignorance of this taboo (against pronouncing the Name) resulted in the blending of the vowels of the surrogate (Adoni) with the name (Yahweh) to produce the name Jehovah, which, despite its sonorous quality, is a morphological monstrosity with no claim to legitimacy except the several centuries of misguided use."

American Heritage Dictionary: "Yahweh - A name for God assumed by modern scholars to be a rendering of the pronunciation of the Tetragramaton. (YHWH)"

Jewish Encyclopedia, vol. 9, p162: "Rabbinical literature - the name Yahweh is considered the proper name,"

Encyclopedia Judaica, God names of', (Keter Publishing House, Jerusalem, @1971, vol 7 p680. "The true pronunciation of the name Yahweh was never lost...The avoidance of pronouncing the name 'Yahweh' is generally ascribed to a sense of reverence..."

New Standard Bible Dictionary: "Jehovah"_ properly Yahweh...The form 'Jehovah' is impossible, according to the strict principles of Hebrew vocalization."

Jewish Encyclopedia, "Jehovah," vol 7 , p87, "Jehovah": A mispronunciation (introduced by Christian Theologians, but almost entirely disregarded by the Jews) of the Hebrew 'Yahweh'... This pronunciation (Jehovah) is grammatically impossible; it arose through pronouncing the vowels of Adonai (Heb: the Lord) with the consonants of Yahweh,"

New Bible Dictionary, J.D. Douglas, (Wm . B. EE Romans Pub. Co., @1962) p9. "Strictly speaking, Yahweh, is the only name of God."

The Illustrated Bible Dictionary (vol 1, p572): "Strictly speaking , Yahweh , is the only name of Elohim"

Orthodox Judaism, out of reverence for the name and fear of misusing it (Ex 20:7: Lev 24: 10-16), inserted the vowels points from the Hebrew word, Adon, (English: Lord), under the Tetragramaton, 'YHWH' (which is the spelling of the Name in Hebrew),' whenever it appeared in the Scriptures, so the Jewish reader out of reverence and fear of misusing the Name would say the 'Lord,' (the Hebrew word: Adon) instead of the Sacred Name, Yahweh.(Heb: YHWH)

Christian Scholars when translating the Hebrew Text, being ignorant of this Jewish superstition of saying , 'Lord' , or 'Adon' in the Hebrew, instead of the name, Yahweh, substituted the Tetragramaton, YHWH, which is pronounced , 'Yahweh,' with the term, "the LORD," The word LORD almost always being spelled with all capital letters.

The fact that the Heavenly Father inserted His Name, in His Book almost 7000 times says something to the importance He, Himself, puts upon His Name. Allow me to quote a few scriptural examples.

Prov 30:4 "...Who has established all the ends of the earth, What is His name and His Son's name if you know it?"

(Of course, the Son's name is, Yahshua, or Yahoshua, and the Father's name is Yahweh.)

Ps 83:18, "That they may know, that you alone who's name is Yahuweh, are most high over all the earth"

Ex 3:15, "Elohim, furthermore, said to Moses, 'Thus you shall say to the sons of Israel, Yahweh, the Elohim of your fathers...has sent me to you ,' This is My name forever, and this is My memorial name to all generations"

Does “all generations” include the one we’re presently living in now? I'm sure it does.

Isaiah 52:6 "Therefore My people shall know My name..."

Rom 9:17 For the Scripture says to Pharaoh, "For this very purpose I raised you up...that my name might be known throughout the whole world"

Can you imagine the apostle Paul making this statement to Romans, and us, and yet none of his listeners knowing the Name of Yahuweh? Clearly they knew the Name.

Matt 6:9 Pray, then in this way; Our Father who art in heaven, Hallowed be Thy name"

Could the apostles have ‘hallowed’ or ‘reverenced’ the name of the Father if they didn’t know it? Are we 'hollowing’ or reverencing the Father’s name by taking it out of His Book?

The 'Seal of Elohim (God)'

We're told in the Book of revelations that it is those that DO NOT have the seal of Elohim (God) on their foreheads, that will incur suffering during the Tribulation that Yahweh will bring upon the earth.

Rev 9:2-4 He opened the bottomless pit, and smoke went up out of the pit, like the smoke of a great furnace; and the sun and the air were darkened by the smoke of the pit. Then out of the smoke came locusts upon the earth, and power was given them, as the scorpions of the earth have power. They were told not to hurt the grass of the earth, nor any green thing, nor any tree, but only the men who do not have the seal of Elohim (God) on their foreheads.

As was mentioned earlier, Yahweh's people know His Name and they are called by His Name, so it would seem as if the “seal of Elohim” is the Almighty's Name, and it is.  Please notice.

Rev 14:1 And I looked, and, lo, a Lamb stood on the mount Sion, and with him an hundred forty and four thousand, having his Father's name written in their foreheads. (KJV)

Rev 14:1 And I looked and behold, the Lamb was standing on Mount Zion, and with Him one hundred and forty four thousand, having His name and the name of the Father written on their foreheads" (NASV)

Of course this is not referring to a literal tattoo, which is forbidden in the scriptures, but rather it is having His name and the Messiah’s name in our intellect, in our minds. It is and should be the motivating factor in our lives. It is the name of the Father, Yahuweh, and His Son Yahoshua that are constantly in the forefront of our minds.

In Deuteronomy 5:11  we're told 'You shall not take the name of Yahuweh your Elohim in vain, for Yahuweh will not leave him unpunished who takes His name in vain. 

One of the ways the word “vain” is defined is “to bring it to nothing, make it useless, desolating”. Does removing the heavenly Father's name from His  Book thousands of times qualify as making it 'useless, or bringing it to nothing'. That wasn't a question.

The Heavenly Father, Yahuweh, tells us that His People "know HIs Name" (Isa 52:6), His People are called by His Name (2 Chron 7:14). The Messiah, Yahoshua, said that He manifested His Father's name to his disciples (John 17:6, 26).  Do you know His Name? Can you possibly be His People if you don't know His Name?  

"When you pray, pray in this way: 'Our Father who is in heaven, Hallowed be Your name."  (Mat 6:9)

How many Christians in the world have recited that prayer and yet have no idea what Name it is that Messiah is telling us to hallow? The word “hallow” means to “venerate, sanctify (that is to make holy), to consecrate. Is it possiible to sanctify or venerate a name that you've never even heard of ? Of course not. Why is it that most of the world has never heard of the Heavenly Father's Name? Did you know that He, the heavenly Father, put His Name in His Book 6,823 times and the Christian translators removed it 6,823 times and substituted it with the words “the LORD” and occassionally with the word “GOD”?

The Father's Name was never taken out of the Hebrew scriptures and yet in Judaism the reader is forbidden to say the Name when reading the text. He substitutes it with “Adon” (the LORD). Why, why did the Christians translators take the Name out of the Bible, and why are the Jews forbidden to say it? Those questions and many more will be answer in the 2 part video entitled “The Heavenly Father's Name”.

Part 1

Part 2

My prayer is that those that desire to worship the Heavenly Father in Spirit and Truth will obey the Savior when He instructed His followers to Reverence or 'Hallow' the Father's name.

If any further proof is needed, let me know and I'll be happy to add to this article, also if anyone has any objections to anything I stated above please let me know and I'll address it.

May Yahweh bless the one that seeks after Him with all their Heart.

Reuven

 

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