Pathway to Israeli citizenship?

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I know that there is a large group in the “Hebrew-Roots” movement that their desire is to live and move to Israel yet are faced a major road block and that is you convert to orthodoxic Judaism and denounce Yeshuah as messiah. So in one fell swoop all of our hopes are dash asunder and we feel crushed and we look to other pathways to gain access to the land. Yes you can become a volunteer and be able to spend about six months at a time in the land. And we are glad for that, yet that is not the same as living there on a permeant basis. There are many pathways yet unless the Father calls we will not be permitted to enter into the land.

We are as the kid looking through the glass into the candy shop. Then one day a man approaches you and says. I will pay for you so that you can get all the candy you may wish, only you must denounce your mother and father as your parents and proclaim him as your father. Then you realize that you can not do what the man ask of you, you walk away heartbroken. Along this thought there are men in Israel who have offered us to live in the land and we would not have to denounce Yeshuah and they would leave us alone. Sounds good until you realize who is the one making the offer only wants to enslave us under Judaism and ultimately force us to be under the “Noahide Law”

Currently the Israeli Supreme Court ruled that are to allow those who are in Israel who have converted to Reform or Conservative Judaism to make Aleah. This is were the trap is when the Sanhedrin are allowed to rule over Israel. Then whatever laws that were passed or ruled by court. That those conversions will be nullified and they will convert back to a gentile status.

I believe it is a trap to be avoided. The world is about enter into a testing to see if they abide with His Kingdom laws or be deceived and follow the Rabbis into a certain trap. Go to link concerning the article to understand what I am talking about here. Did a High Court Ruling Open Back Door For Christians to Become Israeli Citizens? (israel365news.com) High Court recognizes Reform, Conservative conversions carried out in Israel | The Times of Israel

Now you may ask what do I mean that this is a trap? Read this article concerning this,

The Rabbis and their plan for the world.pdf – Google Drive

In an AVI WEISS piece titled As Orthodox rabbis, we support the court’s conversion ruling – opinion MARCH 4, 2021 18:53

The Supreme Court decision has the potential to bring us closer, allowing Jews from all streams to feel part of the destiny of Am Yisrael.

https://www.jpost.com/opinion/as-orthodox-rabbis-we-support-the-courts-conversion-ruling-opinion-660979

    Weiss cites the court ruling that seems clear the pathway to become an Israeli citizen were the Rabbinate disagrees with the ruling two American Rabbis have different point of view that should serve as a warning to those of the Christians that must listen to what is not being said.

The Orthodox rabbis say; “We are Orthodox rabbis who have served in Orthodox synagogues and taught in Orthodox schools for five decades. It is precisely because we love Orthodoxy that we speak in support of the Israeli Supreme Court’s decision validating Conservative and Reform conversions done in Israel for Israeli citizenship.”

Right about now I can see the chief rabbis spinning their kippahs

They continue; ” This move, we believe, will help foster in Israel a less coercive Orthodoxy and worldwide will embrace all of our people as part of Am Yisrael, with a shared past and shared future.   No doubt, the Chief Rabbinate will disagree with the position we’ve taken as they fiercely want to hold on to power, determined to be the sole arbiters on conversions, leaving no room for Conservative and Reform.”   We know as well from conversations with colleagues that there are Orthodox rabbis who agree with us, but are fearful to say so publicly, concerned that the Chief Rabbinate will refuse to accept any spiritual leader who disagrees with their position.   Because we support Reform and Conservative conversions for citizenship in Israel doesn’t mean we would accept their conversions as halachically legitimate. As in America, when individuals have come before us with non-Orthodox conversions, if they don’t meet Orthodox standards, we would encourage another conversion.   Truth be told, the Israeli Supreme Court decision doesn’t change much. Based on the Law of Return, the Israeli Interior Ministry already accepts for citizenship those converted by Conservative and Reform rabbis outside of Israel. The inequity for those in Israel has now been resolved.   Why accept the Supreme Court decision? Our teacher Rabbi Yosef Dov Soloveitchik wrote not only about the Covenant of Sinai, but the Covenant of Egypt, also called the Covenant of Fate. We part company with our Conservative and Reform colleagues on many halachic matters going back to Sinai, but our fate as a people unites us; the enemy makes no distinction between levels of observance or denominations. We survive and thrive as a people together.   More broadly, we are all part of what can be called the Covenant of Family – that family includes our co-religionists from other denominations. Recognizing their conversions in Israel will deepen the relationship between Israel and the majority of Jews in the Diaspora who are not Orthodox.   With all our heart and soul, we believe the Supreme Court decision will strengthen Orthodoxy. Most Jews in Israel today have been alienated by the Chief Rabbinate, as they see it as coercive in nature. This kind of Orthodoxy alienates, as spiritual striving and religious coercion are antithetical. With greater choice, people may see Orthodoxy as less oppressive, more inviting.   If Israeli citizens have a choice of where to go for a conversion, it may catalyze the rabbinate to be more open in their conversion policies, taking into account the whole corpus of Jewish Law which is more flexible than the current extreme Chief Rabbinate’s standards.  Competition is always good as it encourages everyone to do better.  This bill could create a dynamic which would prod the Chief Rabbinate to become less insular and adopt a broader view of Klal Yisrael.   Notwithstanding our critique of the Chief Rabbinate, our feelings for those who hold its office remain warm. In the past, we were honored to have contact with Chief Rabbis – clearly lovers of Israel and the Jewish people. We have little doubt, too, that the Chief Rabbis today are people of goodwill. But the Chief Rabbinate as an institution no longer works. Whenever power coalesces in the hands of the few, it spells trouble.   Perhaps the greatest threat to Israel is the lack of unity of our people. The Supreme Court decision has the potential to bring us closer, allowing Jews from all streams to feel part of the destiny of Am Yisrael, talking openly with each other, disagreeing agreeably, recognizing we are not only part of one nation, but one family – hopefully a loving family. 

 Rabbi Avi Weiss is the founding rabbi of the Hebrew Institute of Riverdale – the Bayit in New York. Rabbi Marc Angel is the director of the Institute for Jewish Ideas and Ideals.

This may seem like a good path but it will lead you down the path of death.

Pro 14:12  There is a way which seems right to a man, But its end is the way of death.a Footnote: a Pro_16:25.

To top it all off those who go done that path will be greeted by the nice people in nice white lab coats. And will roll up your sleeve so I can administer the COVID-19 “vaccine”. Then you too will be changed to a transhuman. Oh you still have to wear a mask and you will still be required to allow the PCR test in your country of origin and your new prison country of your choice. And you will be required to carry your vaxport at all times. This will allow entry to most places. You can rest assured it is all for the good of the Jewish state of Israel!

May YHVH bless you and keep you, may He cause His face to shine upon you and may He grant to you peace.

This is Rick Eldridge signing off.

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FEAR NOT!!!

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With all of the turmoil going on in the world there is plenty for us to be fearful. Yet I was reminded that in the book of Revelation that we win!!! Do not be deceived by what others are saying only put your trust on the author and the finisher of our faith who Yeshua our Messiah. Below you will find from Deuteronomy to 1 Peter a vast amount of verses which He tells not to be afraid.

Deu 20:3-4

(3) and shall say to them, ‘Hear, O Yisra’ěl: You are drawing near today to battle with your enemies. Do not let your heart faint, do not fear, or tremble, or be afraid before them,

(4) for יהוה your Elohim is He who goes with you, to fight for you against your enemies, to save you.’

Deu 1:28-31

(28) Where are we going to? Our brothers have made our hearts melt, saying, “The people are greater and taller than we, the cities are great and walled up to the heavens, and we saw the sons of the Anaqim there too.” ’

(29) “Then I said to you, ‘Have no dread or fear of them.

(30) יהוה your Elohim, who is going before you, He does fight for you, according to all He did for you in Mitsrayim before your eyes,

(31) and in the wilderness, where you saw how יהוה your Elohim has borne you, as a man bears his son, in all the way that you went until you came to this place.’

Deu 20:1-4

(1) “When you go out to battle against your enemies, and shall see horses and chariots and people more numerous than you, do not be afraid of them, for יהוה your Elohim, who brought you up from the land of Mitsrayim, is with you.

(2) “And it shall be, when you draw near to the battle, that the priest shall come and speak to the people,

(3) and shall say to them, ‘Hear, O Yisra’ěl: You are drawing near today to battle with your enemies. Do not let your heart faint, do not fear, or tremble, or be afraid before them,

(4) for יהוה your Elohim is He who goes with you, to fight for you against your enemies, to save you.’

Jos 11:6

(6) And יהוה said to Yehoshua, “Do not be afraid of their presence, for tomorrow about this time I am giving all of them over to Yisra’ěl, slain. Hamstring their horses and burn their chariots with fire.”

2Ki 1:15

(15) And the Messenger of יהוה said to Ěliyahu, “Go down with him; do not be afraid of him.” So he rose up and went down with him to the sovereign,

2Ch 20:12-16

(12) “O our Elohim, would You not judge them? For we are powerless against this great army that is coming against us. And we do not know what to do, but our eyes are upon You.”

(13) And all Yehuḏah, with their little ones, their wives, and their children, stood before יהוה.

(14) And the Spirit of יהוה came upon Yaḥazi’ěl son of Zeḵaryahu, son of Benayah, son of Ye‛i’ěl, son of Mattanyah, a Lěwite of the sons of Asaph, in the midst of the assembly,

(15) and he said, “Listen, all Yehuḏah, and you inhabitants of Yerushalayim, and Sovereign Yehoshaphat! Thus said יהוה to you, ‘Do not fear, nor be afraid of the face of this great army, for the battle is not yours, but Elohim’s.

(16) Go down against them tomorrow. See, they are coming up by the ascent of Tsits, and you shall find them at the end of the wadi before the Wilderness of Yeru’ěl.

Neh 4:14

(14) And I looked, and rose up and said to the nobles, and to the deputy rulers, and to the rest of the people, “Do not be afraid of them. Remember the great and awesome, יהוה, and fight for your brothers, your sons and your daughters, your wives and your houses.”

Psa 49:15-16

(15) But Elohim does redeem my being From the power of She’ol, For He does receive me. Selah.

(16) Do not be afraid when a man becomes rich, When the wealth of his house increases;

Pro 3:25-26

(25) Do not be afraid of sudden dread, Nor of the ruin of the wrong when it comes;

(26) For יהוה is at your side, And He shall guard your foot from being caught.

Jer 39:15-18

(15) And the word of יהוה had come to Yirmeyahu while he was shut up in the court of the guard, saying,

(16) “Go, and you shall speak to Eḇeḏ-Meleḵ the Kushite, saying, ‘Thus said יהוה of hosts, the Elohim of Yisra’ěl, “See, I am bringing My words upon this city for evil and not for good, and they shall be before you in that day.

(17) “And I shall deliver you in that day,” declares יהוה, “so that you are not given into the hand of the men of whom you are afraid.

(18) “For I shall rescue you, and you shall not fall by the sword. But your life shall be as a prize to you, for you have put your trust in Me,” declares יהוה.’ ”

Jer 42:10-12

(10) If you would indeed stay in this land, then I shall build you and not pull you down, and I shall plant you and not pluck you up. For I have relented of the evil I have done to you.

(11) Do not be afraid of the sovereign of Baḇel, of whom you are afraid. Do not be afraid of him,’ declares יהוה, ‘for I am with you, to save you and deliver you from his hand.

(12) And I shall show you compassion, so that he has compassion on you and let you return to your own land.’

Eze 2:6

(6) “And you, son of man, do not be afraid of them, nor be afraid of their words, though thistles and thorns are with you and you dwell among scorpions. Do not be afraid of their words or discouraged by their looks, for they are a rebellious house.

Joe 2:21-23

(21) Do not fear, O soil, be glad and rejoice, for יהוה has done greatly!

(22) Do not fear, you beasts of the field, for the pastures of the wilderness shall spring forth, and the tree shall bear its fruit, the fig tree and the vine shall yield their strength.

(23) And you children of Tsiyon, be glad and rejoice in יהוה your Elohim, for He shall give you the Teacher of Righteousness, and cause the rain to come down for you, the former rain and the latter rain, as before.

Mat 14:25-27

(25) And in the fourth watch of the night יהושע went to them, walking on the sea.

(26) And when the taught ones saw Him walking on the sea, they were troubled, saying, “It is a phantom!” And from fear they cried.

(27) But immediately יהושע spoke to them, saying, “Take courage, it is I, do not be afraid.”

Mat 17:5-9

(5) While he was still speaking, see, a bright cloud overshadowed them. And see, a voice came out of the cloud, saying, “This is My Son, the Beloved, in whom I did delight. Hear Him!”

(6) And when the taught ones heard, they fell on their faces and were much afraid.

(7) But יהושע came near and touched them and said, “Rise, and do not be afraid.”

(8) And having lifted up their eyes, they saw no one but יהושע only.

(9) And as they were coming down from the mountain, יהושע commanded them, saying, “Do not mention the vision to anyone until the Son of Aḏam is raised from the dead.”

Mar 5:21-43

(21) And when יהושע had passed over again by boat to the other side, a large crowd assembled to Him, and He was by the sea.

(22) And see, one of the rulers of the congregation came, Ya’ir by name. And when he saw Him, he fell at His feet,

(23) and begged Him strongly, saying, “My little daughter lies at the point of death. Come, lay Your hands on her to heal her, and she shall live.”

(24) And He went with him. And a large crowd was following Him, and they were thronging Him.

(25) And a certain woman had a flow of blood for twelve years,

(26) and had suffered much from many physicians, and spent all that she had and was no better, but rather became worse.

(27) Having heard about יהושע, she came behind Him in the crowd and touched His garment,

(28) for she said, “If I only touch His garments, I shall be made well.”

(29) And immediately the fountain of her blood was dried up, and she felt in her body that she was healed of the affliction.

(30) And immediately יהושע, knowing in Himself that power had gone out of Him, turned around in the crowd and said, “Who touched My garments?”

(31) And His taught ones said to Him, “You see the crowd is thronging You, and You say, ‘Who touched Me?’ ”

(32) And He was looking around to see her who did this.

(33) And the woman, fearing and trembling, knowing what was done to her, came and fell down before Him and spoke to Him all the truth.

(34) And He said to her, “Daughter, your belief has healed you. Go in peace, and be relieved from your affliction.”

(35) As He was speaking, they came from the ruler of the congregation’s house, saying to him, “Your daughter is dead. Why trouble the Teacher any further?”

(36) But having heard the word that was spoken, יהושע said to the ruler of the congregation, “Do not be afraid – only believe.”

(37) And He allowed no one to follow Him except Kěpha, and Ya‛aqoḇ, and Yoḥanan the brother of Ya‛aqoḇ.

(38) So they came to the house of the ruler of the congregation, and saw a commotion, and much weeping and lamenting.

(39) And coming in He said to them, “Why make this commotion and weep? The child has not died, but is sleeping.”

(40) And they were laughing at Him. And when He had put them all out, He took the father and the mother of the child, and those who were with Him, and went in where the child was lying.

(41) And taking the child by the hand He said to her, “Talitha, qumi,” which is translated, “Little girl, I say to you, arise.”

(42) And immediately the girl rose up and was walking, for she was twelve years old. And they were completely astonished.

(43) But He ordered them many times that no one should know it, and said that she should be given food to eat.

Luk 12:4-7

(4) “But I say to you, My friends, do not be afraid of those who kill the body, and after that are unable to do any more.

(5) “But I shall show you whom you should fear: Fear the One who, after killing, possesses authority to cast into GěHinnom. Yes, I say to you, fear Him!

(6) “Are not five sparrows sold for two copper coins? And not one of them is forgotten before Elohim.

(7) “But even the hairs of your head have all been numbered. Do not fear, you are worth more than many sparrows.

Joh 14:27

(27) “Peace I leave with you – My peace I give to you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.

1Pe 3:14

(14) But even if you suffer for righteousness’ sake, you are blessed.a “And do not fear their threats, neither be troubled.” Isa_8:12. Footnote: aMat_5:10.

Even though there many things coming against we always approach them with and through the Spirit of YHVH and not out of fear. Many times our hearts want to sink to the floor, but be of good courage and do not fear!

That’s all for now, May YHVH bless you and keep you and and may He cause His face to shine upon you and grant to you peace.

This is Rick Eldridge signing off.

Kingdom Concepts

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In our day and age we have little knowledge of what Kingdom living is never mind have any real life examples to compare to. Sure we can point out a handful of Kingdoms that remain with us to this day, but do they truly reflect the Kingdom of God? I would say no they do not. So if what is on this earth is dismal reflection of what YHVH has in mind as to what kingdom to reflect. Then this begs the question as to what is the Kingdom of YHVH supposed to look like? Man has tried to define what is a kingdom through out time since the creation. The closet we got was in the beginning. What in the beginning reflected His Kingdom you may ask. We had The King on the earth and His ambassadors , Melchizedek in the person of Adam, where in place (see Kimberly Rogers-Brown teachings Melchizedek Archives – The Messianic Message). So if this was prefect in all areas a true reflection of His kingdom is then what went wrong? Is there anything we can do to correct it? The answer to this question is no. In fact the only one who can do anything about it is YHVH who created us.  Yet even then He will and does allow us to choose which path we want to travel.

You see what Adam and Eve did was to try to circumvent YHVH in attaining knowledge through the forbidden tree. See Gen 1 – 3 for the account as what happened. Now fast forward this to Gen 6 at this point man had corrupted himself so much YHVH had to judge the earth and the living creatures on it for they were corrupted by man as well. So YHVH sent a flood to destroy all of creation except for one family of eight people. That would be Noah and his family.

Before we go on let’s talk about the fall of man and how we got to this point. YHVH did tell them about what they could eat of every herb of the field and the fruit of the tree. All of it was food for them except of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil. YHVH further went on to explain to them what would happen to them on the day they would eat of it, He told them that on the day that they would eat of it they would surly die. “And יהוה Elohim commanded the man, saying, “Eat of every tree of the garden, but do not eat of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, for in the day that you eat of it you shall certainly die.”(Gen 2:16-17)

In this line of thought most people want throw Eve under the bus and blame her for all of the trouble we have today. Contrary to this view it was not until Adam took and ate of the fruit that they were changed. So what most of the current teachers say that the blame rest solely on Eve, rather when we examine what happened that it was not until Adam ate of the fruit. YHVH looks at this different than we do.

They were one and when she ate of it nothing happened to her so Adam waited to see if she would die. It is not known how long it was before Adam ate of the fruit. None the less they ate of it and at that time they were changed. In a reversal of what happened in the garden we read

(1 Cor 15:51-52)

51  See, I speak a secret to you: We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed,

52  in a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trumpet. For the trumpet shall sound, and the dead shall be raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed.

We will all be changed to be like Him in an instant. What was imperfect shall be made perfect. Sounds a lot like it was in the beginning in the garden.

  • Now that we have an idea as to what was lost in the garden and we see what the end result is today. The very same things that were going on then is what is going on today. You might ask how is that going today that tree is no longer here with us for it was destroyed at the flood. You would be correct if that was the point I am making here. What was the question posed to Eve? Did God really say ________? You can fill in the blank with whatever you may want. That question has been asked of us in a variety of ways. Or another statement that often comes into play when their argument is faulty and that is, Well that is not what it means to me. When we open up the Word of God and use that filter and we change the meaning of the words to suit our evil lust then come away thinking everything that I wish to do is okay. If I want to eat pig, Beatles then that is okay too. Why would God put it here if it was food for me? That is my point if we change what the Father said then nothing matters and sin does not exist and all things are permissible. You see just by changing the food laws how messed up things become. Imagine by allowing this to happen when you apply this thinking to the Torah then you come away with a very messed up view.

In this series we shall explore the following;

  1. What can be done to repair the problem?
  2. Who is the only one that can fix this mess that we are in?
  3. Who is the King?
  4. Where is His Kingdom?
  5. What does He expect from His servants?
  6. How does He treat His servants?
  7. How are we to treat Him?
  8. How are we to treat our fellow Servants?
  9. If we wronged someone how are to make it right?

This is just the start of the series and we discover what is required of us in His Kingdom we will find out that it is a burden nor difficult to live YHVH’s kingdom.

Mat 11:28-30

(28) “Come to Me, all you who labour and are burdened, and I shall give you rest.

(29) “Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am meek and humble in heart, and you shall find rest for your beings.

(30) “For My yoke is gentle and My burden is light.”

Jer 6:16

(16) Thus said יהוה, “Stand in the ways and see, and ask for the old paths, where the good way is, and walk in it; and find rest for yourselves. But they said, ‘We do not walk in it.’

They said ‘We do not walk in it.’ Even then YHVH gave a choice that would have been easier but the people as today choose the burdensome path. Why is it that we need to make it more difficult and burdensome?

If you want proof look around and you will see it in everything we do. What stops a person from just getting in his own car and drive where ever they choose. No we have to have a thousand or so laws stating how to proceed down the road and where we can go or not. If we do that with a simple thing like driving is it no wonder there is a three volume on just the sabbath.

So in our next session we will discuss the rules of the Kingdom Living. May YHVH bless protect you and your family as you go out and come in and may grant to you peace.

This Rick Eldridge of In His Path Ministries signing off.

What if YHVH wants to take America down?

What if the thing that YHVH wants to do is to bring America down? What would you do? Would you still follow Yeshuah no matter what? Are the things of GOD more important than the country you live in? Are you undone if and when your country is taken away from you? What will you do? Does your love of GOD far surpass the love of country and tradition? What will you? To whom will you turn? Will you continue serve man or will finally turn and repent from our evil ways. You may say God would never do this to a “Godly” country. Since when are we a Godly country? When we allow the death of millions of innocence blood unborn. We allow those who innocent to be locked up without a fair trail. When we allow state after state to launch illegal elections and allow those outside influence to change the results.

This is what needs to be done. “If I shut up the heavens and there is no rain, or if I command the locusts to devour the land, or if I send pestilence among My people, and My people upon whom My Name is called, shall humble themselves, and pray and seek My face, and turn from their evil ways, then I shall hear from the heavens, and forgive their sin and heal their land.

(2Ch 7:13-14)

REPENT!!! REPENT!!!! PRAY AND SEEK HIS FACE!!! This is what is needed and if we do not repent and humble ourselves then it is all lost. We must return back to God and do what He said for us to do. That is we must return to the Torah and do what He says for this is the rules of the Kingdom of God. This is how we are to live and love each other.

This is something to consider. May YHVH bless you if you will follow Him, May He cause face to shine upon you if you seek after Him.

Repent for the Kingdom of YHVH is near!

I have often heard people say that the times are evil and the time of Yeshua return must be soon. However, what I do not see anyone living as if He is returning soon. I think that if you think that the time is short then why are you not living as a life that reflects your thinking? Some say; how do you live a life as a child of the King in a world that goes out of their way to shove God out of their lives? My thoughts are not your thoughts and my ways are not your ways, says the King. If we say we are His children then why do we not live according to His ways?

What does it look like living in His Kingdom? Do we reflect Kingdom living or the ways of the world? I would say the vast majority do not even understand what it means nor do realize that they are not living a life that reflects His Kingdom. So what does it look like? How does it feel? What does it mean to live this life that glorifies YHVH? First let us look at the rules for His Kingdom;

And Elohim spoke all these Words, saying, “I am YHVH your Elohim, who brought you out of the land of Mitsrayim, out of the house of slavery. “You have no other mighty ones against My face. “You do not make for yourself a carved image, or any likeness of that which is in the heavens above, or which is in the earth beneath, or which is in the waters under the earth, you do not bow down to them nor serve them. For I, YHVH your Elohim am a jealous visiting the crookedness of the fathers on the children to the third and fourth generations of those who hate Me, but showing kindness to thousands, to those who love Me and guard My commands. “You do not bring1 the Name of YHVH your Elohim to naught, for YHVH does not leave the one unpunished who brings His Name to naught. Footnote: 1Or lift up, or take. “Remember the Sabbath day, to set it apart. “Six days you labour, and shall do all your work, but the seventh day is a Sabbath1 of YHVH your Elohim. You do not do any work – you, nor your son, nor your daughter, nor your male servant, nor your female servant, nor your cattle, nor your stranger who is within your gates. Footnote: 1There are other Sabbaths, but this is the weekly Sabbath. “For in six days YHVH made the heavens and the earth, the sea, and all that is in them, and rested the seventh day. Therefore YHVH blessed the Sabbath day and set it apart. “Respect your father and your mother, so that your days are prolonged upon the soil which YHVH your Elohim is giving you. “You do not murder. “You do not commit adultery. “You do not steal. “You do not bear false witness against your neighbour. “You do not covet your neighbour’s house, you do not covet your neighbour’s wife, nor his male servant, nor his female servant, nor his ox, nor his donkey, or whatever belongs to your neighbour.” And all the people saw the thunders, the lightning flashes, the sound of the ram’s horn, and the mountain smoking. And the people saw it, and they trembled and stood at a distance, and said to Mosheh, “You speak with us and we hear, but let not Elohim speak with us, lest we die.” And Mosheh said to the people, “Do not fear, for Elohim has come to prove you, and in order that His fear be before you, so that you do not sin.” So the people stood at a distance, but Mosheh drew near the thick darkness where Elohim was. (Exodus 20:1-21)

The passage above is the basis of the Kingdom of God. Admittedly most people would say that these are nearly impossible to keep in our today. That is the main reason Yeshua came to show how to live these basic rules for being in His Kingdom. The problem is everyone has their own idea on how it is supposed to look like. The way I see it if family by family submitted themselves to the Kingdom as it is presented in the Torah then we will see a change in our lives. We have to relinquish our formal ties to any authority on this Earth and pledge ourselves to His Kingdom. This is the pattern established in Exodus when we were under the Kingdom Egypt and YHVH delivered and YHVH redeemed us. He offered to us to marry Him and we said yes, but we did not know what the terms were, now we know them and we have the Spirit so we can live them. But there is a problem when our fathers were in the land they committed adultery and YHVH sent out with a certificate of divorcement.

“If a man chooses to enter into marriage with a woman, but she finds herself displeasing to him because he has found something objectionable about her, he must draw up divorce papers, hand them to her, and then send her out of his house. If she goes out from his house, becomes the wife of another man, and this second husband dislikes her, he, also, must draw up divorce papers, hand them to her, and then send her away from his house. Should the second husband die, her first husband who married her and divorced her earlier must not remarry her, because she was defiled, since this is detestable to the LORD. Don’t defile the land that the LORD your God is about to give you as a possession. (Deuteronomy 24:1-4)

When we were ejected from the land we married other gods and committed greater sins. As according to the law we were not allowed to remarry YHVH so He made a remedy for our transgressions.

For the married woman has been bound by Torah to the living husband, but if the husband dies, she is released from the Torah concerning her husband. So then, while her husband lives, she shall be called an adulteress if she becomes another man’s. But if her husband dies, she is free from that part of the Torah, so that she is not an adulteress, having become another man’s.(Romans 7:2-3)

This the part everyone misses; While we were in Egypt, the King made us into slaves so YHVH redeemed us from the house of slavery and set us free, as when Abraham rescued Lot and all of Sodom, He brought us to Mt Sinai and proposed and we accepted with one accord. We proved our virgin state to Him by the blood on our white garments.

Then Moses came and reported all the words of the LORD and all the statutes to the people, and they all answered with one voice, “All the things that the LORD has spoken, we will do.” So Moses wrote down all the words of the LORD. He got up early in the morning and built an altar with twelve pillars for the twelve tribes of Israel at the bottom of the mountain. He sent young Israeli men to offer up burnt offerings and sacrifice bulls as peace offerings to the LORD. Moses took half the blood and put it in bowls, while he sprinkled the other half on the altar. He took the Book of the Covenant and read it to the people. They said, “All that the LORD has spoken we will do and obey.” Moses took the blood, sprinkled it on the people, and said, “This is the blood of the covenant which the LORD made with you based on all these words.” (Exodus 24:3-8)

So here’s the deal we were indexed to the covenant not just to here in Exodus 24 but all the way back to Gen 15. For Gen 15 was the arranged marriage covenant.

But he replied, “Lord GOD, how will I know that I will inherit it?” The LORD responded, “Bring me a three year old cow, a three year old female goat, a three year old ram, a turtledove, and a young pigeon.” So Abram brought him all these animals and cut each of them in half, down the middle, placing the pieces opposite each other, but he did not cut the birds in half. When birds of prey swooped down on the carcasses, Abram drove them away. As the sun began to set, Abram was overcome with deep sleep, and suddenly a frightening and terrifying darkness descended on him. Then the LORD told Abram, “You can be certain about this: Your descendants will be foreigners in a land that isn’t theirs. They will be slaves there and will be oppressed for 400 years. However, I will judge the nation that they serve, and later they will leave there with many possessions. Now as for you, you’ll die peacefully, join your ancestors, and be buried at a good old age. Your descendants will return here in the fourth generation, since the iniquity of the Amorites has not yet run its course.” When the sun had fully set and it was dark, a smoking fire pot and a fiery torch passed between the animal pieces. That very day the LORD made this covenant with Abram: “I’m giving this land to your descendants, from the river of Egypt to the great Euphrates River–including the land of the Kenites, the Kenizzites, the Kadmonites, the Hittites, the Perizzites, the Rephaim, the Amorites, the Canaanites, the Girgashites, and the Jebusites.” (Genesis 15:8-21)

This is my thinking on this that this took place on Mt Morriah, and the pieces were laid North and South and YHVH walked from West to the East. So essence showing that He already new that the Kingdom would be divided into two. And declared that would die for them to be allowed to return to Him in that day.

So what does Kingdom living look like? Yeshua said that if you love me obey my commandments. If we want to stay in His Kingdom we must obey His commandments. We do things according to the way He wants to be. Most will say it is too hard to do things that way. Again Yeshua said The entire Law and Prophets can be summed up in two 1) Jesus answered, “The most important is, ‘Hear, O Israel, the Lord our God is one Lord, and you must love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with all your mind, and with all your strength.’2) The second is this: ‘You must love your neighbor as yourself.’ No other commandment is greater than these.” (Mark 12:29-31) By keeping these two you will not violate the rest of the commands and you seek the rest out. If we love God the we will honor Him and Keep His Shabbat, Feast and will be pure before Him. If love our neighbor as ourselves and we not steel from him and will be envious of anything he has and we will do no harm to him in anyway.

In all of the scriptures if we say that the Kingdom of YHVH is near and we do not reflect what He has demonstrated for us to live then we are not living a life that shows we believe that His Kingdom is returning. If our ambition is to rule over man then the kingdom we live in is not His rather it is ours. Repent for the Kingdom of God is near!