Is it Israel or Is-Ra-El?

Moses Maimonides, the Jewish theologian and historian states: “Every time you find in our books a tale, the reality of which seems impossible, a story which is repugnant to both reason and common sense, then be sure that the tale contains a profound allegory veiling a deeply mysterious truth; and the greater the absurdity of the letter, … Continue reading Is it Israel or Is-Ra-El?

The Return of the Messiah – Is it a Thing?

That is the sixty-four thousand dollar question, isn't it? The basic literalist and fundamentalist is a firm believer in the entire Bible being completely literal and the inerrant word of God. Is that true? What do you believe? If you are here, my guess is that you already know the answer or you are on … Continue reading The Return of the Messiah – Is it a Thing?

You have to save yourself from yourself. Salvation simplified.

In this article, I want to look at some of the writings of the Apostle Paul (Pol, Appolonius) or whoever he was, to show you what he says about salvation and how it needs to be obtained within you, as it should be, and not by claiming someone as your personal Lord and Savior on … Continue reading You have to save yourself from yourself. Salvation simplified.

This is not your Mama’s bread…

We are heading back to the insanity of the misunderstood Old Testament today in our latest venture down the rabbit hole of religion and everything that needs to be unpacked therein. In this specific story, Ezekiel is given the task of planning out the siege of Jerusalem. But to do this he needs God's help, … Continue reading This is not your Mama’s bread…

The Miracle of the Feeding of the Five Thousand

Isn't that a beautiful sight?  From a literal perspective, Jesus is really in his element and doing what he does best: loving and helping people.  The fundamentalist of Christianity today is a far cry from this scene.  They have fallen prey to ignorance, hate, division, fear-mongering and misguided blind political faith just to name a … Continue reading The Miracle of the Feeding of the Five Thousand

Nephilim: they might be giants…or maybe not

Nephilim means "the fallen ones" and/or "the extraordinary or marvelous ones".  This meaning comes to life when we dig into the etymology of the word:  From the verb נפל (napal), to fall, which appears to have to do with the verb פלל (palal), to distinguish, or פלה(pala), to be extraordinary.  http://www.abarim-publications.com/Meaning/Nephilim.html Let's take a look at some biblical references to … Continue reading Nephilim: they might be giants…or maybe not