Standing on Mount Tziyon were 144,000 men: 12,000 from each of the 12 Tribes of Isra’el. They have the Lamb’s name and his Father’s name written on their foreheads. The promise given to those in the congregation of Philadelphia who persevered and won the victory are given the name of Yeshua and Ehyeh Asher Ehyeh. They never disowned the name of Yeshua even when attacked by false Jews. These overcomers will be kept from the time of trial that will test the earth. They have been ‘sealed’ by Adonai.
Iniquity – Hebrew: Avon
According to the NASB, iniquity is found 192 times in the Hebrew Scriptures; guilt 172 in the Complete Jewish Bible. It is iniquity in the heart that causes sinful behavior. After King David sinned with Bat Sheva, he was so grieved with his guilt and the iniquity in his heart that he asked Elohim not to take His Ruach HaKodesh (Holy Spirit) from him. There is double punishment for iniquity that not only includes guilt, but also the punishment that comes from being guilty.
The Deception of Kneeling
How does submission to Allah look? It is done with lying prostrate on the ground at the sound of the call on a mosque. But, it all begins with kneeling.
What’s Wrong in Galatia?
What is it about Judaizing, legalism and the so-called ‘Galatian error’ that incites people to react so defensively toward a non-Jewish believer who desires to obey God’s commands out of a heart of love, commitment and devotion?