Who is the Holy Spirit? The Holy Spirit is a person just like God and Jesus. He is a part of the Godhead or the Trinity; all 3 persons working together as one. The Holy Spirit is a Gentleman and He will never force himself upon you. The Holy Spirit will come inside and use you and work through you ONLY if you allow him to. You can say no at any time. He will be sad, but He will never force himself upon you. If we keep saying no to Him, then He becomes Grieved. When He becomes grieved there can be consequences.
Water baptism is more than just an outward show of an inward act of repentance. The Greek word baptizo translated baptized means to dip, soak, immerse into a liquid so that what is dipped takes on the qualities of what it has been dipped in. Water Baptism is symbolic of the death, burial and resurrection of Jesus/Yeshua. Therefore, you should be immersed completely, not just have water poured or sprinkled on your forehead. Being baptized into the Name of Jesus/Yeshua means our hearts are changed and we take on the qualities of the Messiah. Continue reading
I was raised to study the Jewish roots of my Christianity. Why? Because as a Christian that is what I have. We are grafted into Judaism, Judaism is the ROOT of Christianity. I honestly believe, and have found out from personal experience, that when I read my Bible from some “Christian Perspectives”, it really doesn’t make much sense. However, when I read the Bible from a Jewish perspective, so many little details and a deeper understanding takes place. I also look at the Bible from this perspective because Jesus/Yeshua was a Jew, and He was observant Jew. How can we understand His teachings if we don’t know who He was or Is? Just because He died on the cross doesn’t mean He stopped being Jewish. Continue reading