FIRST LEVEL OF MEANING
Phinehas was a high priest in the Old Testament era who won from HaShem the end of His annihilation of the people of Israel and a covenant of peace, because his love for the Word of God made him defend His commandments with zeal and slay the heresy of Pe’or. The actions of Phinehas arose from his heart, from His love both for God and for Israel. The priest could not stand to Continue reading “Phinehas and consecration to the Father in 21st century – 2”
THE HERESY OF PE’OR
I found Israel like grapes in the wilderness, I saw your fathers as the first-ripe in the fig-tree at her first season. But as soon as they came to Ba’al-Pe’or, they separated themselves unto the shameful thing and became detestable like that which they loved (Hos 9:10).
Phinehas was the grandson of Aaron, the brother of Moses (Ex 6:25). He distinguished himself by risking his life to end the heresy of Pe’or and make reparation to HaShem for it, after the people of Israel had bought into the heresy lock, stock and barrel. Phinehas won from the Father cessation of the annihilation of the Israelites as a punishment (Nb 25:11-13). He also won a covenant of peace for the people and a covenant of everlasting priesthood for himself and his descendants. Continue reading “Phinehas and consecration to the Father in 21st century – 1”
“O Jerusalem, the holy city, He will afflict you for the deeds of your sons, but again He will show mercy to the sons of the righteous. Give thanks worthily to the Lord and praise the King of the ages, that His tent may be raised for you again with joy. May He cheer those within you who are captives and love those within you who are distressed. Many nations will come from afar to the Name of the L Continue reading “The signs of the times – 24”
“Should Edom say, ‘We have been struck down but we will rebuild our ruins,’ this is the reply of HaShem of hosts: Let them build! I will pull down. They shall be known as Unholy Land and Nation-with-which-the-Lord-is-angry-for-ever. Your eyes are going to see this . . . The son honors his father, the slave respects his master. If I am indeed Father, where is My honor? If I am indeed Master, Continue reading “The signs of the times – 22 – To the priests – 3”
“‘I turn again in compassion to Jerusalem; My Temple there shall be rebuilt’ – it is HaShem of hosts who speaks . . . ‘My cities are once more going to be very prosperous. The Lord will again take pity on Zion, again make Jerusalem His very own'” (Zech 2:3-4).
“Blessed be the Lord, the God of Israel! He has visited his people and redeemed them. He has raised up for us a mighty savior in the house of David his servant, as he promised by the lips of holy men, those who were his prophets from of old. A savior who would free us from our foes, from the hands of all who hate us. So his love for our fathers is fulfilled and his holy covenant remembered. He swore Continue reading “Zachariah’s canticle to God the Father”
“And now, O ye priests, this commandment is for you. If you will not hear and if you will not take it to heart, to give glory to My Name, said the Lord of hosts: I will send poverty upon you and will curse your blessings, yes I will curse them because you have not taken My commandment to heart. Behold, I will give you the shoulder and will scatter upon your face the dung of your solemnities, and Continue reading “To the priests”