Michael writes, "It is imperative that we guard the words of our mouth, as they reflect the thoughts of our hearts. With this in mind, listen to the words of the palmist as he seeks help from the LORD."
Michael writes, "It would appear that Rav Shaul may have taken these two episodes (Moshe’s and Jeremiah’s fears) to heart when he encouraged Titus..."
Michael writes, "Just like Balaam and the young man who came to Yeshua, we too have a choice to make each and every day."
Michael writes, "The next episode in the parasha epitomizes the importance of being obedient to the word of the LORD. Once again, the people were grumbling over another perceived lack of water needed to meet their needs."
Michael writes, "It is miraculous that Hashem did not honor the peoples’ spoken request but instead He honored His promises to the patriarchs, Abraham, Isaac and Jacob. "
Michael writes, "Not only is there no guarantee of freedom from trouble as a believer, there is, in fact, a guarantee that we will have trouble. But just as sure as the LORD spoke through Moshe to Bnei Yisrael…"
Michael writes, "But why point out the distinction between the command in Naso and the situations in which Samson, Jeremiah, and Shaul found themselves?"
Michael writes, "As believers in Yeshua, we understand that it is Yeshua, the living Word which is the full revelation of the Father to mankind (John 1.14)."
Michael writes, "Disobedience to the mitzvot of the LORD has consequences, for sure, but also has good results just as with the discipline of the LORD described in Hebrews..."
Michael writes, "The regulations and requirements are not just to set the kohanim apart, but to insure that all of Israel is holy and set apart to fulfill the LORD’s desire for Bnei Yisrael..."