Monthly Archives: April 2015

“when a woman gives birth . . .”

we originally posted this last year.It seemed timely to repost. This is more of an outline than an article but hopefully it makes the point . . . Shalom –

Some Torah thoughts to Ponder . . . ‘When a woman gives birth . . .’


Some Torah Thoughts to Ponder . . . ‘When a Woman gives birth . . .’

Leviticus 12:1-8   ‘. . . and when a woman gives birth . . .’

As we go through this, please notice the offerings in this passage are very similar to some of those among the weekly offerings of Sukkot, the time of the regathering of the House of Israel . . .

Who birthed Israel (Jacob)? – Rebekah
Who birthed Messiah ? – Israel

For female offspring – 14 days (2 sets of 7) and 66 days – two sets of 33 . . . for a total of two sets of 40 (fulfillment of judgment, things being set right, completion) . . .
one for each House of Israel. Remember, Israel was divided into two houses and it was God’s doing .
Another place we see ‘two sets of 7’ are in the seven daily offerings of Sukkot, the regathering of the House of Israel, the Bride, the female . . .
( Num. 29:12-34)

For a male child – 7 days (one set of 7) and 33 days, for a total of 40 . . .- (fulfillment of judgment, things being set right, completion) . . . on the 8th day the boy is circumcised.

After the total days of her uncleanness are finished ( whether a male or female child) and she is clean, she presents to the Priest the offering of the lamb and the dove, an offering before the Lord to make atonement and she shall be clean from the flow of blood.
(Lev. 12:6-7)

It is interesting at the age of 33 Yeshua (the Lamb) dies and as the High Priest He makes atonement for His bride, offering His Blood as the Lamb, and she is made clean from the blood. ( Let His blood be on us and on our children Matt. 27:25-) . . . and after His departure the Dove was sent . . .

Yeshua came only for the House of Israel . . . In Numbers 29:35-36 we see one set of 7 lambs and one bull . . . for now the two houses have become one . . .‘and the two sticks shall become one in My Hand, says the Lord ( Eze. 37:19). . .’
one restored house . . . one set of 7 plus 33 (Yeshua) =  40 (completion, restoration) plus one bull symbolizing One Nation; and the One Lamb and one Dove signify the uncleanness has been taken away. . .

The offerings during the week of Sukkot . . .
Each day – 14 lambs . . . two sets of 7

On the 8th day of Sukkot . . . one bull and one set of 7 lambs . . . symbolizing completion.

On the eighth day of the male child there is ‘circumcision’ . . . the uncleanness is taken away. At the conclusion of each time period – 33 plus 7 days for the male child, 66 plus 14 (two sevens) for the female child – the mother presents the offerings – Lamb and the Dove – signifying the uncleanness has been taken away . . . One scenario symbolizes the two houses to BE restored and the other scenario signifies the One House Restored.
It is interesting in these short eight verses we see the two houses of Jacob becoming the one restored House in the Father’s Hand through the atoning work of Messiah Yeshua.

Before Israel went into the Land, preparing to keep the Passover, they were all ‘circumcised’ and the uncleanness was rolled away – Gilgal .
The first time they went in was at Passover, the second time will be at Sukkot (Zech.14).
Shalom – R&J

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Posted by on April 26, 2015 in Uncategorized


So What’s The Word Say ? April 16th and 23rd, 2015

There were technical issues and this broadcast did not air in the proper time slot until the 23rd . . .

So Whats The Word Say

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Posted by on April 25, 2015 in Uncategorized


The Counting of the Omer . . .

Today- April 19th – is the 15th day (the first day after the second sabbath and the first day of the third week) of the ‘counting of the omer’ and looking forward to the ‘promise of the Father’.
Shalom U’Vrachot – Peace & Blessings

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Posted by on April 20, 2015 in Uncategorized


Father, Please grant Your Peace on this Shabbat . . .

This week we joined with others in the heart-rending  task of laying to rest a dear friend and sister in the Lord, Joyce Young. She is ‘Joyce’ to Rhonda and I and many others. She will always be ‘Wife’ to her husband,  ‘Mother’ to their children, ‘Sister’ to her siblings and ‘Mamaw’ to the little ones. She will be remembered by many different titles by many different folks. By those privileged to be a part of her life she will always be known as an encourager, a prayer warrior, an intercessor and friend. By those who understand her heart, she is a Person of Honor and a Woman of Faith. But most importantly, she is a daughter of The King and a Child of The Most High. She is and will be missed which means she added great value to the lives of all whose path she crossed.

Father, as we step into this Your Shabbat, may Your Peace be manifest and tangible in and to the friends and family members struggling with the absence of this one who played such an important role in their lives. Allow Your Presence and Peace to overwhelm us all as this pain gives way to the warm, fond memories of this one you blessed us with for a season.  Father, thank you for Joyce.

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Posted by on April 17, 2015 in Uncategorized


Counting Down from The Raysheet Omer

According to a literal rendering of Scripture, today is the 8th day ( the first day of the second week) of the counting down from the Raysheet Omer – The First Sheaf Wave Offering – towards the 50th day – The Feast of Weeks or Pentecost and the 2nd part of the Promise of our Father. Shalom

tabernacle 8

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Posted by on April 12, 2015 in Uncategorized


Aviv is in the air . . .

” And this shall be the beginning of months for you . . .”


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Posted by on April 10, 2015 in Uncategorized


So What’s The Word Say ? 04-09-15

So Whats The Word Say

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Posted by on April 10, 2015 in Uncategorized

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