I was having a conversation with a young woman recently and we began to discuss the verse in the Bible about an eye for eye. We were talking about needing to understand the Bible from a Hebraic understanding. I was doing my best to explain that Jesus did not do away with Torah, He fulfilled Torah. She said that Jesus “changed” the idea of an eye for an eye and that He “did away” with the thought that eye for an eye because it was not right. Jesus was love and wanted love, so
About a year ago I wrote an article called “Purpose in my Heart.” I shared in this writing that since leaving Israel we have had to make a point to celebrate Shabbat and the Festivals. Israel is the only country in the world that follows the calendar God ordained in His Word. Outside of Israel you are questioned and scorned for celebrating the Feasts and days God set apart for His purposes. This choice of mine and my family has caused us to experience disrespect from others.
I wrote this two years back ago and posted it on Facebook on my birthday. With Passover approaching I thought I would share it again. Recently I made a post on Facebook questioning why we celebrate a holiday (easter) at a different time than Passover if we know that Jesus died at Passover time. Needless to say, it generated some response. Some was positive, some was accusing, and some felt that I was criticizing them because they do not participate in the Jewish feasts and th