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Written by Bruce on Aug. 28, 2016
Praise the Lord and Shalom Kevin. Thank you so much for your comment and interest. At this time I don't have audio CDs available. You might want to check out Mark Biltz (elshaddaiministries.us) or Jonathan Cahn(hopeoftheworld.org). They are both Messianic and are wonderful teachers...I know they offer CDs etc. They have many YouTube videos as well. Sorry again I don't have audio teachings, please let me know if you have any other questions about the material on this site. Shalom and Lord bless!
Written by kevin cornish on Aug. 22, 2016
Praise the lord , SHALOM, I am witting in regards to odering some some cd's audio of your many sujects-article If you could reply back either way. i would greatly appreciate it. Thank you aliechum,SHALOM!!!
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Written by Bruce on May. 13, 2016
Praise the Lord Samantha!
So glad you are feeling drawn to the Hebrew-ness of the scriptures because it was Hebrew men that wrote it (except for Luke and Acts)…our Lord and Savior was Hebrew and spoke Aramaic/Hebrew. When we’re born again we are grafted into Israel (as gentile believers) and essentially become spiritual Jews…Jew and Gentile being one in Messiah. Our heritage in the Spirit then becomes joined with Abraham, Isaac and Jacob and all the promises the Lord made to Israel are now ours as well…Praise the Lord!
What a wonderful question. Normally the ET or the letters Aleph and Tav together are used in the Hebrew language to just point to the direct object in a sentence. In the New Testament, Yeshua/Yahshua (same, just different spelling) said He was the Alpha and Omega (in Greek), in Hebrew He is the Aleph and the Tav or the first and the last, the beginning and the end. What is interesting about the verse in Gen 1:1 is that according Hebrew scholars the ET (aleph and Tav) that comes after “Beresheit bara Elohim ET…” In the beginning God made…ET…the heavens and the earth…stands for the the whole spectrum of creative power which is in the Hebrew alphabet. In other words before the Lord spoke the heavens and the earth into existence the Word was present with Him. This coincides with John 1:1 that says “In the beginning was the Word and the Word was with God and the Word was God. Notice in Gen 1:1 the ET comes right after the word for God “Elohim”.
So when you see the ET or Aleph and Tav in the Hebrew scriptures its main purpose is to point to the direct object in a sentence but symbolically the two Hebrew letters together can always be looked at as representing or pointing to the living Word of Life, Yeshua HaMashiach. Knowing that we understand that He can be seen everywhere in the Old Testament scripture…which I have to believe is by design because everything in the OT points to Yeshua (Yahshua)!
More to come on this! Keep studying…our God is limitless and infinite!
Written by Samantha on May. 10, 2016
HAPPY TUESDAY BRO. BRUCE,

Thank you....thank you....for taking time to gather resources for me to continue my search for truth. I said to Papa Yahweh and Yahshua today, how come I didn't find out about this very important principles before now, it would have made my spiritual life so much better.

But, I am grateful for finding it now. I have been reading the websites, but I guess not knowing the Hebrew language as I come out of this charismatic group and we have never been taught properly, so it is sort of challenging.

I don't know if you can answer this question or if I just need to keep studying, but as it relates to the Aleph and Tav; in Genesis 1:1 where those symbols appear, are the symbol designations of Aleph and Tav - do they represent Yahshua or do they represent the physical letters of the Alephbet?

When the Aleph and Tav symbols appear in Scriptures how do you know if it is representing Yahshua or the alephbet?

I would like to know the historical background of the Aleph and Tav, how did the scholars know that they showed significant relevance to Scripture.

According to some website teachers, if I understood properly, the Aelph and Tav were untranslatable?

What proof do they have about the meanings of the Aleph and Tav?

There seems to be a lot of disagreements about the Tav (I think, it that correct) the symbol of 2 sticks - some say it represents the Cross of Yahshua - some say it does not. That is why I am sort of confused. The basics of any subject is very important to me.

Nevertheless, it is an honor to meet you and thank you for your great help, patience, and and kindness....have a great evening...Samantha



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Written by Samantha on May. 10, 2016
HAPPY TUESDAY BRO. BRUCE,

Thank you....thank you....for taking time to gather resources for me to continue my search for truth. I said to Papa Yahweh and Yahshua today, how come I didn't find out about this very important principles before now, it would have made my spiritual life so much better.

But, I am grateful for finding it now. I have been reading the websites, but I guess not knowing the Hebrew language as I come out of this charismatic group and we have never been taught properly, so it is sort of challenging.

I don't know if you can answer this question or if I just need to keep studying, but as it relates to the Aleph and Tav; in Genesis 1:1 where those symbols appear, are the symbol designations of Aleph and Tav - do they represent Yahshua or do they represent the physical letters of the Alephbet?

When the Aleph and Tav symbols appear in Scriptures how do you know if it is representing Yahshua or the alephbet?

I would like to know the historical background of the Aleph and Tav, how did the scholars know that they showed significant relevance to Scripture.

According to some website teachers, if I understood properly, the Aelph and Tav were untranslatable?

What proof do they have about the meanings of the Aleph and Tav?

There seems to be a lot of disagreements about the Tav (I think, it that correct) the symbol of 2 sticks - some say it represents the Cross of Yahshua - some say it does not. That is why I am sort of confused. The basics of any subject is very important to me.

Nevertheless, it is an honor to meet you and thank you for your great help, patience, and and kindness....have a great evening...Samantha



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Written by Bruce on Apr. 28, 2016
Samantha there are many sites that will help you in your search for more understanding of the Hebrew alphabet, here are a few that have helped me greatly - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=od-xkRDw6nk&feature=related - this first one is written by a Jewish Rabbi who describes the Hebrew language as the DNA of creation, very good! Several others are - http://www.wildbranch.org/teachings/lessons/ and http://hebroots.com/ - both of these have helped me greatly in my search for deeper understanding of the Hebrew language and the Jewish Festivals especially. So take a look at these sites and let me know if you have any questions. Another Messianic teacher you might try googling as well is a man named Mark Biltz, he has some good teachings on the Hebrew letters as well. Just google Mark Biltz, Hebrew letters and you should bring some youtube videos up.
Thank you again Samantha for your comment and the Lord bless you richly in your search for truth!
Written by Bruce on Apr. 25, 2016
Samantha, thank you for you're comment, I'll try and provide you with a more thoughtful response on Friday. Lord bless!
Written by Samantha on Apr. 24, 2016
TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN:
I am new to all of this, but loving to learn about ancient Hebrew findings. This article is soo exciting as it brings the Hebrew revelation to unbelievable new heights in my understanding.

Can you please tell me how I can find out more about Aleph Tav - connection between Yahshua and Adam....thank you so much.
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Written by Bruce on Feb. 27, 2016
Ernestine, I've enlarged the Hebrew letters as you requested. Thank you again for your comment. As far as the subject of women teaching men, views seem to vary from church to church but scripturally I believe it's clear that women should not be placed in a position of authority over men. Teaching is one of those activities that infers a leadership role of the teacher over his/her students. Prophesying on the other hand is an example of God speaking thru a human vessel whether male or female for the edification of the body. This does not mean that a woman would be Biblically authorized to preach to men and women from a pulpit (a position of authority) or be a Pastor over men. Please see 1 and 2 Tim, Titus for reference. Lord bless you Ernestine!
Written by Bruce on Feb. 21, 2016
Thank you Ernestine for your comment, I'll try and adjust the font on the Hebrew letters for you this next weekend. Also, regarding women teaching, my article entitled "Women in Assembly" touches a little on the subject. 1 Timothy 2:12 I think makes it clear that woman should not teach or be in authority over man. Titus 2:4 tells us older women are primarily to teach the younger women. However, I do believe the scripture supports women prophesying and being used in the gifts within the Assembly - more to come on this. Lord bless you!
Written by Ernestine F. Elkins on Feb. 20, 2016
I;m studying the info on Hebrew alphabet but find it hard to read the small print. Could this be printed on paper, easier for me to study? Also, have a lot of trouble from some on women teaching men. Any thing you have about that?
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Written by Bruce on Jul. 31, 2015
Hey Bro, and I appreciate you reading the articles. The Tithing article was really in response to preachers saying things like "if you don't tithe you're cursed with a curse or you're robbing God". Last time I read in the NT, it says Jesus because a curse for us! I agree the principle of tithing to the Lord is pre-law which I stated in the article...and I think it's a good "principle" to follow. In both Abraham's case and Jacob's pledge to the Lord they were voluntary acts...not required by law. Where the actual principle of giving a tenth came from is really unknown...though I think we can assume at least the principle of giving a portion of our increase came from the very beginning (i.e. Able's sacrifice etc). So its not the giving a tenth that I have a problem with, but rather saying that it's a legalistic requirement. It was part of the ceremonial law when the temple was still in place and the only ones that could receive it were the Levites and Priests. I guess it could be argued that NT ministers should receive tithes just like the OT Levites and Priests did but there's no scripture for it...only that those who labor in the Word are worthy to receive "support", not an automatic tithe for their labors. I prefer now to look upon what I give as "free will" offerings not as a required 10%...it seems to fit better with the NT church teaching and form of giving (from the heart out of love).

Your absolutely right, the articles I use in support of the beard do mainly use OT scripture...because that's where the beard is mentioned. The ordinances regarding the grooming and trimming the beard were like the tithe law, ceremonial and primarily for the Priests etc...which I don't believe we need to obey. But the principle that is established is that men typically had beards (full beards)...it was and I believe still is God's design for man. If not for any other reason than for differentiation between the sexes - Lord knows there is much confusion of sexes these days. I don't think its a sin to not have a beard but I do think in a way clean-shaving every day contradicts the natural "God-given" attribute of facial hair (on men). I definitely take exception to a Pastor or organization in general establishing a standard of clean-shaven-ness- inferring that it is next to Godliness.
Written by Ricky Glenn on Jul. 20, 2015
Hey Brother, I was looking over the tithe lesson as well as the beard. Something I couldn't help but notice the use of Old Testament scriptures used to support the beard but no New Testament scriptures listed then for tithing the Old Testament scriptures supporting tithing was downplayed as no reference to it in the New Testament as well. The references of the offering was evidently instilled in Adam's sons and continued to Abraham as he gave the tenth to Melchizedek. So it looks as if it was a pre-law practice and continues as a common practice for Christians today.
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Written by Kevin Pauley on Jun. 16, 2015
Thank you for the excellent work you have put into this site. Many things here resonate within my spirit. If you like, check out my site www.adonaism.org. If there is anything there that is useful to you, please feel free to use it without need for giving credit. It's the Lord's truth so (like grace) it's free to all! Praying for you in your search.
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Written by Bruce on May. 19, 2015
Hey Barbara, so good to hear from you! Yes it was a such a pleasure talking with you. I hope you won't find the web site too radical...again it just reflects my personal journey w The Lord. Lord bless.