Life according to God’s Direction

The presence of God guided the people of Israel while in the desert as a pillar of cloud by day and a pillar of fire by night. They did not proceed in their wanderings to where or when or how they wanted to, but exclusively according to the direction of God. Every time the people […]

The LORD bless you and keep You

In this week’s Torah portion, the priestly blessing is mentioned, among other things. Yes, God loves to bless His people and His children! His face shining upon us is the greatest blessing that we can ask for. What a grace it is to know that He protects and takes care of us, and grants us […]

You Shall Not Have Idols!

In this week’s Torah portion, it’s written that God desires that the people of Israel whom He had redeemed from slavery in Egypt to freedom, would be His slaves. Likewise, it’s written that they were to remove all the idols from among them. In the same way, God has redeemed us from slavery to sin […]

Thank you!

“I have not stopped giving thanks for you, remembering you in my prayers. I keep asking that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the glorious Father, may give you the Spirit of wisdom and revelation, so that you may know him better.” Ephesians 1.16, 17 Shabbat morning, we entered into the church hall and […]

The New Year or What?

The markets are full of people buying apples, honey, beets, carrots, pomegranates, heads of fish, lamb and all the other ingredients needed to prepare the big feast for Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish new year. In the Mishna, in the chapter on the New Year, it is mentioned that there are four new years in the […]

Is it Magic or is it a Miracle?!

“Teacher, Jesus did magic, didn’t He?”, two big brown eyes look up at me after the Shabbat school class. We had just finished several lessons learning about how Jesus loves us, knows all of our needs and provides for us. In the lesson that day we learned that Jesus cared about his friends at the […]

The Wordless Book

“I have set my rainbow in the clouds, and it will be the sign of the covenant between me and the earth.” Genesis 9.13   As Shabbat or Sunday school teachers, our chief aim and desire is that our children would be saved and develop a personal relationship with God. It’s important that we take […]

Three Tennis Balls

Recently, a teacher shared a lesson in the adult classes on the subject of salvation: Aim To bring the children to recognize their need for the Savior. What you need Three identical balls (like tennis balls) Transparent cellophane paper Opaque wrapping paper A box large enough for one ball Prepare in advance Wrap the balls […]

In the Beginning God Created

“In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.” Genesis 1.1 First grade is over. It’s time to organize all the many papers that accumulated on the table, in the binder, in the bag and in many other places. We tried to decide what was going in the trash and what was to be […]

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