Matthew 7:7-8 We Knock, Seek and Ask

Matthew 7:7-8 We Knock, Seek and Ask Rabbi Michael Weiner

Matthew 7:7-8 Ask, and it shall be given to you. Seek, and you shall find. Knock, and it shall be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives, and the one who seeks finds, and to the one who knocks it shall be opened. Every week at Shomair Yisrael, we read this in our Congregational…
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Matthew 7:6 Pigs and Questions Rabbi Michael Weiner

Matthew 7:6 Do not give what is holy to dogs or throw your pearls before pigs; otherwise they will trample them under their feet, then turn and rip you to shreds. Yeshua’s words give life and change hearts. They have the creative power of God which is unlike any other creative power. Let me explain…
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Matthew 7:2-6 The Speck And The Beam Rabbi Michael Weiner

Matthew 7:5 Hypocrite, first take the beam out of your own eye, and then you will see clearly to take the speck out of your brother’s eye. The beam and the speck. Both are real, both are irritants that must be removed,and both are considerably misunderstood or ignored. But what’s the point here? Before ministering…
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Matthew 7:1 – Stop Judging Rabbi Michadel Weiner

Matthew 7:1 Stop judging, so that you may not be judged. How do we break this down? Does “stop judging” mean that we have to lose our minds? Do the commandments of God have no effect? Are we now commanded not to know right from wrong? The Bible itself forms our response to these questions.…
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Matthew 6:25-34 part 2 of 2 – But Seek First … Rabbi Michael Weiner

Matthew 6:33 But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added to you. When a sentence starts with the word “but”, we must see why. The previous sentence describes what the pagans are seeking, food and clothing. As we said yesterday, these last 10 verses of Matthew…
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Matthew 6:24 One Master One Lord Rabbi Michael Weiner

Matthew 6:24 No one can serve two masters; for either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will stick by one and look down on the other. You cannot serve God and money. News flash: “You cannot serve God and money.” There is only one God. As we sing in the…
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Matthew 6:22-23 Be Full Of Light Rabbi Michael Weiner

Matthew 6:22-23 The eye is the lamp of the body. Therefore if your eye is good, your whole body will be full of light. But if your eye is bad, your body will be full of darkness. If therefore the light that is in you is darkness, how great is the darkness! What does it…
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Matthew 6:1-18 Part 2 – Let’s Clean It Up Rabbi Michael Weiner

To be seen and heard, or not to be seen and heard; that is the question. On the surface, there are conflicting messages in the “Big Sermon.” First, Yeshua tells us to let our light shine. Matthew 5:15-16 Neither do people light a lamp and put it under a basket. Instead, they put it on…
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Matthew 6:1-18 Do and Pray In Secret Rabbi Michael Weiner

So far we have completed the first of the three chapters that make up the “Big Sermon.” Now our study of Matthew 5 is complete. Let’s continue, beginning with Matthew 6:1 Beware of practicing your righteousness before others to be seen by them; otherwise you have no reward from your Father in heaven. This verse…
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Matthew 5:38-48 An Eye For An Eye Rabbi Michael Weiner

The last 11 verses of Matthew 5 are a treatise on love. It details the value and meaning of love in the kingdom of God. It may not seem that way, as it starts with Yeshua quoting Leviticus 24:20. That whole “eye for an eye” thing in the Torah was not intended to establish cruelty,…
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