Elul – Day 6

Posted by on Aug 28, 2017 | 0 comments

Elul – Day 6 Today we have completed one full week since the beginning of the Hebrew month Elul. Are you still with us? Please don’t neglect it, please don’t give up! This morning we are going to look at the ‘idols in our life’ … do you have any? Don’t think so, eh? Well, let’s look at a few examples of where they might claim a position in your life. Let’s look at what an ‘idol’ really means noun: idol; plural noun: idols 1. An image or representation of a god used as an object of worship. Synonyms: icon, representation of a...

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Elul – Day 4

Posted by on Aug 26, 2017 | 0 comments

Elul Day 4 Hope you are enjoying your time walking through the month of Elul. Here we are, five days in! Did you know that in Hebrew – what they call the Gematria (method of interpreting the Hebrew scriptures by computing the numerical value of words) that the number 5 symbolizes Grace? Isn’t that interesting…grace. How much grace do you have in your life? How much grace do you extend in your life? Interesting question isn’t it? Think about that for a moment.  Let’s look a bit more at ‘grace‘ … or in Hebrew the word is chen, which derives from...

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Elul – Day 3

Posted by on Aug 24, 2017 | 1 comment

LEARNING TO BE FREE Identifying damaging patterns and personal bias is an essential step on a journey to freedom from our personal bondage. In one way or another, we’re all enslaved—by our psychological demons, or by social standards, by our parents’ words and attitudes, or by our responsibilities, by the consequences of the mistakes we’ve made, or by our careers, employers, or employees. Learning how to be free is what is called in the Torah “leaving Egypt.” The Hebrew word for Egypt is Mitzrayim, which literally means “narrow” and which represents...

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Elul – 2nd Day of Rosh Chodesh Elul

Posted by on Aug 23, 2017 | 0 comments

Elul – 2nd Day of Rosh Chodesh Elul

Wednesday, August 23, Elul 1, 2nd Day of Rosh Chodesh Elul Today is the second of the two Rosh Chodesh (“Head of the Month”) days for the month of Elul. Why is that you might ask? Why 2 days? Well, when a month has 30 days, both the last day of the month and the first day of the following month serve as the following month’s Rosh Chodesh). Prayers: Father, we humbly come before you and ask you to bless Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and all those in leadership to love You above all else. Father help us to remember to pray and bless Israel and our brothers, the Jewish...

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Elul – 1st Day of Rosh Chodesh Elul

Posted by on Aug 22, 2017 | 5 comments

Tuesday, August 22, Av 30, 1st Day of Rosh Chodesh Elul Today is the first day (of two days) of Rosh Chodesh Elul, (which actually falls on the last day of the month of Av). Prayer for the day: Our Father Yahweh, our Righteous Judge, We humbly enter your courts and we bow before your majesty. We have fallen short and have disobeyed You in all You have commanded us to do. By disobeying and ignoring your Torah commandments, we have chosen the curses of sin to enter our life. Please forgive us and those in our family, as we renounce these evil influences associated with this sin. Message for...

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