Ever wondered how Yah delivered His Word to be written? Once upon a time, the Tanahk was written as one long run-on sentence – no spaces, paragraphs, punctuation, etc. Why? The information was relayed this way, although the writer still had the option to clean things up a bit. This has been my experience as well, although what I receive supports what is already in the Bible.
Occasionally on a random Saturday, I get a flow of words imprinted within me. I grab the nearest writing objects and get to work as quickly as I can. Sometimes, I ask the Lord to repeat Himself due to mind drift or external distraction. During the process of rewriting what was given for public consumption, He is still involved, correcting, clarifying, and adding to what He gave me earlier. This blog post will contain what He gave me last Saturday, but I will break it up so it is not a big wall of text inducing tl;dr vibes.
November 11, 2017
The mind is the eyes, ears, and mouth of the heart. You drink with your eyes and eat with your ears. Be careful what you eat and drink for you are feeding your heart. Jesus said, “My flesh is food indeed,” “I am the Bread of Life,” “My food is to do the will of My Father.”
Here, He had me stop and look up supporting verses:
Jeremiah 15:16 – My favorite verse!
Then the Word resumed:
Drink – blood = soul = life; “…follow Me.” Do as I say and do as I do.
The symbol of the yoke – the old ox teaching the young ox by action – the rabbis training disciples by the disciples copying everything the rabbi who chose them did. Jeremiah wearing a wooden yoke to symbolize Israel’s future captivity. The false prophet broke it, but Jeremiah returned wearing an iron one that could not be broken.
Jesus shed His blood = we shed ours by shedding our old life daily, symbolized by the blood sacrifice of the animals. Burying the blood = burying our old life. Bleeding out the animal before consuming it = Christ’s dying and resurrection.
Everything in life is symbolic, everything…
Everything comes from Him; therefore, everything will return to Him. This is why He hates sin, trespasses, and lawlessness. Evil is good twisted. He humbled Himself to create us and continues to humble Himself to keep us live.
“Don’t worry about being right; worry about staying covered.” Yeshua’s covering, of course: Matthew 23:7, Luke 13:14.
Outside the camp – Hebrews 13:11, Exodus 33:1-11, instruction for purification. The Lord has me to stay outside the camp (church and religion) for His purposes, not by my choice (although I am grateful).
He reminded me of something I wrote back in 2009 about sacrificing myself to save those who hunger for Christ and His Word.
The truth is not subjective; the Truth is a Person. Seek Him above all else.
He gave me a short break. I found myself by accident listening to teachings about the house ecclesia in the early days of the Way. Is that in my future, I hope?
Why did the former pagans kick the Jews and their understanding of Yah from a practical standpoint out of the Way? Thank Yah, the Jews cared about legacy and kept records despite this, so we can now glean the historical context of what was written in Scripture. A blessing upon the Jews for this fact. Amen.
Rebecka was not devoted to her husband’s vision for their children, their legacy. Issak was blind to what his sons actually were (before he lost his sight). Both parents had the hard breath (the k-sound) in their names, meaning they only partially did what Yah wanted, verses Abraham and Sarah (soft breath names), who, despite their mistakes, fulfilled all that Yah wanted.
The Darkness (willful ignorance, can lead to deception) and the Hunger – His Word is food. His actions cleanse the Darkness, but only for a short time. We have to continue to seek Him and His will out to keep the Darkness at bay. See verses:
Hosea 4:6 – my favorite verse on this topic
Facing east (like the entrance to the Tabernacles or Temple), something flows from south to north, similar to how Hebrew and some other Middle Eastern written languages flow.
And that was it. I dragged my feet on writing some of this up over the week, although I had asked what I should write in here. Sad, I know.