The meaning of following the spirit of the law

It’s a phrase we hear those who claim to be Christians say all of the time, “Follow the spirit of the law, not the letter!” But what does that phrase mean, and are they misusing it? In fact, are they using it in the opposite way as to how it was truly meant? When one…More

Time For Spring Cleaning

Your boasting is not good. Do you not know that a little leaven leavens the whole lump? Cleanse out the old leaven that you may be a new lump, as you really are unleavened. For Christ, our Passover lamb, has been sacrificed. Let us therefore celebrate the festival, not with the old leaven, the leaven…More

The Didache

The Lord’s Teaching Through the Twelve Apostles to the Nations. This translation is not yet finished, and is posted so that in the event that I never finish it, that it may be available to others who can refine it and make use of it. Being unfinished, it may contain poorly translated or repeated lines…More

Death and Mourning within Judaism

This article is not yet finished, and is posted so that in the event that I never finish it, that it may be available to others who can refine it and make use of it. Being unfinished, it may contain repeated information and rituals which I was in the process of comparing, combining, and distilling.…More

Yom Teruah – Rosh HaShanah

This article is not yet finished, and is posted so that in the event that I never finish it, that it may be available to others who can refine it and make use of it. Being unfinished, it may contain repeated information and rituals which I was in the process of comparing, combining, and distilling.…More

Etiquette

Etiquette is the set of conventional rules of personal behaviour in polite society, usually in the form of an ethical code that delineates the expected and accepted social behaviours that accord with the conventions and norms observed by a society, a social class, or a social group. I have always promoted the instruction of people…More

Talmudic Insights into Paul’s letter to the Romans

Paul was a Pharisee, he therefore wrote like a Pharisee. Pharisees wrote in a very unique style which is preserved in their later writings, the Talmud, which is a commentary on every verse of The Bible and how it is applicable to our daily lives. When one is familiar with that style, they see that…More

Concerning Vows

Anonymous: Does anyone have scriptures for when someone fails trials?I promised God I would never drink for my entire life. I went to a party and drank and got drunk. This happened a while ago and I still can’t get over it. I keep asking God for forgiveness. I feel extra guilty because it was…More

Hanukkah – The Feast of Re-Dedication

Holidays should be a time for our families (and our extended family or community) to come together and draw closer to God, bringing God even moreso into everything we do.  May this Haggadah foster a great time of fellowship as we enjoy God and all that He has done for us throughout history and into…More

THE GRAVE ROBBERS

“The Grave Robbers” Christian Goth ministry website is currently still up, but I am still archiving its contents here, so that it is archived for the future in case the website ever vanishes. Christian Goths Do Exist! The Grave Robbers Ministry Reach out to the Goth community with the love of Jesus Christ. Provide an…More