DAYS OF AWE

I can understand why many Messianic Jews may not necessarily pay attention to the DAYS OF AWE, seeing as there’s no biblical instruction to the effect. However Jewish tradition ascribes several activities to the days extending from the FEAST OF TRUMPETS/Rosh Hashannah (which was last Thursday, the 21st of September), to the DAY OF ATONEMENT/Yom […]

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BIBLE STORIES (41): THE TERAPHIM

Not only was it clear to Jacob that he’d overstayed his welcome at his father-in-laws’, YAHWEH himself had spoken to him, not just to leave but also where he must leave to in unmistakably clear words. So he called his wives Rachel and Leah, “… and said to them, I see your father’s face, that […]

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VILLAGE YARNS

Two things happened during my recent journey to the east (Igbo speaking part of Nigeria), that I’ll like to share with you, so you make of it what you will. I’d gone to pay my respects to a friend’s late Dad, as well as visit my village to keep up with happenings over there. Friday […]

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BIBLE STORIES (40): SPECKLED & SPOTTED

There was eventually going to be a time when Jacob would have had it with Laban, and demand to leave. What I’m sure both of them didn’t know was the terms and conditions, and whether the circumstances surrounding their going separate ways will be acrimonious or not. Interestingly, both parties had shown themselves to be […]

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COLONIALISM

We have the wind again The sun came before The rain came after We have the wind again We were covered before Now our roof has been blown We have the wind again We spoke to our gods before Now we speak in tongues We have the wind again Now our lives can never be […]

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BIBLE STORIES (39): RACHEL ENDURES BARRENNESS

Yesterday, made it FOUR YEARS of blogging for me, especially on this platform. I would’ve loved to blog about blogging for four years already, but it didn’t come from me to do it, and I’ve long since stopped blogging or writing just for the sake of it, especially when I’m in the least moved to […]

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BIBLE STORIES (38): JACOB HATES LEAH

You know that Jacob was conned off Rachel for whom he served Laban for seven years, and had to marry Leah because that was who he had sex with on the night of his purposed wedding to Rachel, after attending the lavish party thrown by Laban for him on completion of the years they both […]

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