Your Righteousness … part 5 of 6

Your Righteousness … part 5 of 6 Rabbi Michael Weiner

Matthew 5:20 For I tell you that unless your righteousness exceeds that of the Pharisees and Torah scholars, you shall never enter the kingdom of heaven! Yeshua is about to explain what he means by this verse. The next few verses go into great detail, as He explains what He means by righteousness that “exceeds.”…
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Do Not Think … part 1 of 6 Rabbi Michael Weiner

Matthew 5:17 Do not think that I came to abolish the Torah or the Prophets! I did not come to abolish, but to fulfill. Jackpot! I can’t believe this is our verse today. How fortunate… for me. This verse has to “fly in the face” of the hyper-grace movement. Of course it is one of…
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Getting the Schmutz Off Ben Juster

Many of us have had the unfortunate circumstance of stepping in dog-doo. As soon as you recognize that you’ve  stepped in it, the normal reaction is to sigh in frustration or to let slip some other colorful expletives. On the occasion it  has happened to me, I rush to take out the garden hose to…
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May the Force be With You Rabbi Michael Weiner

Very rarely have I sat down to write the RR with nothing particular in mind, but today is exactly such a day. I sat and sat until this verse came to mind. Romans 12:2 Do not be conformed to this world but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you may discern…
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