What is the difference between good and bad? A simple explanation is that good things benefit us while bad things do not. But, as is often the case, there is more going on than meets the eye. Continue reading “Why do Good Things Happen to Good People”
Teshuvah is translated as repentance. What it means is to turn, as in turn away from sin and return to HaShem. Many of you have heard this before. But how does it work? Can I do it right now? How long does it take? What’s the deal with Teshuvah? Continue reading “How Do You Do Teshuvah”
Have you recently left your former religion? Do you now feel enlightened? Many people who have left Christianity find themselves constantly having to defend their decision to family and friends only to find themselves in heated arguments. If this is you, know that there are some very important aspects which you may not have considered. Continue reading “How Shall We Live”
Most people of faith know what they believe. They may not know a lot about their beliefs or from where they come. But, most are confident that what they believe is true. Romans 10:17 says that faith comes by hearing. Can this possibly be true? Let’s explore this concept. Continue reading “Faith Cannot Come by Hearing”
Arrogance is a huge problem in the world today. It has been defined as showing an offensive attitude of superiority as well as exaggerating or disposed to exaggerate one’s own worth or importance. It’s easy to see how this can be a problem in social situations. But the problem goes much deeper than that. Continue reading “Arrogance: the Root of Sin”
In the United States, there are disastrous conditions on many fronts. What is going on brings thoughts of divine retribution. But is that what is really going on or not?
Growing up in a Christian home, we had a lot of Bibles around. We each had our own and there were others as well. I come from one of those families that only read the King James version. It was the only Bible I’d ever read until I was an adult. It wasn’t like we had discussions about other versions. We weren’t told to not read them. It was just what we had and what we read. Little did I know that what I was reading was not real scripture. It had been changed centuries earlier just so the church could make certain claims about jesus. Continue reading “What if the Bible Was Changed”