Yeshua, “like the sun”

Hebrew names have meanings. For instance, Yeshua’s name means “Salvation of Yah”, so when the angel told Mary to name her child Yeshua, because He would save His people from their sins, it made perfect sense, because that’s what “Yeshua” means! “And she will bring forth a Son, and you shall call His name YeshuaContinue reading “Yeshua, “like the sun””

Who Knew Lamentations (איכה) Was So Cool?!

The first word that comes to mind when reading Lamentations in English is hardly the word “cool”. It would probably be “depressing” or “morose”, which is why it is an appropriate book to read on the Day of Atonement/ Yom Kippur, but the way Jeremiah wrote it in Hebrew is nothing short of genius. ItContinue reading “Who Knew Lamentations (איכה) Was So Cool?!”

Yeshua, a copy of the law/ Torah

We have a witness in Joshua 8:32 of Yeshua, represented by a stand-alone Alef Tav, being a copy, a duplicate, of the Torah of Moses. The verse reads in English: But here is the verse with our Aleph Tav reinserted: I looked up mishneh (משנה) in my concordance to see how the word is usedContinue reading “Yeshua, a copy of the law/ Torah”

Jots AND a Tittle

Twenty years ago, when reading the above verse, I would not have been able to tell you what a jot or tittle was. I would have thought it meant a small letter or stroke of a pen. That was what our Christian teachers taught us. Who knew?? No one I knew. It wasn’t until IContinue reading “Jots AND a Tittle”

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