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קָּהָל אֶחָד בְּמָּשִׁיחַ

 

A part of the Congregation of Israel

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Shabbat Shalom

שַׁבָּת שָׁלוֹם

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 Letís pray

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Today we use the Gregorian calendar from Pope Gregory; from the 1500ís,

 

February 21, 2015

 

February -- month of Februa

Middle English Februarius
Latin
Februarius "of Februa"
Latin
Februa(s) "Februa" + -arius "ary (pertaining to)"
Latin
Februarius mensis "month of Februa"
Latin dies
februatus "day of purification"

Februarius had 28 days, until circa 450 BC when it had 23 or 24 days on some of every second year, until Julius when it had 29 days on every fourth year and 28 days otherwise.

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We acknowledge Godís calendar

We are now in the 12th Month called Adar

Ezra6 [15] And this house was finished on the third day of the month Adar, which was in the sixth year of the reign of Darius the king.

Esth 3 [7] In the first month, that is, the month Nisan, in the twelfth year of king Ahasuerus, they cast Pur, that is, the lot, before Haman from day to day, and from month to month, to the twelfth month, that is, the month Adar.

אֲדָר†† = ďgloriousĒ

 

Soon Purim, Godís victory over Haman our enemy Ė Adar 14, 15

 

A feast, a banquet

מִשְׁתֶּה mishtehmish-teh' - drink; by implication drinking (the act); also (by implication), a banquet or (generally) feast: - banquet, drank, drink, feast ([-ed], -ing).

 

שָׁתָהshâthâh†† shaw-thaw'- A primitive root; to imbibe (literally or figuratively).††† : - assuredly, banquet, certainly, drink (-er, -ing), drunk ( -ard), surely.

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Todayís topic:

Prosperous or not, your decision

Yehovah makes a godly person to prosper

But the wicked He turns upside-down

Pss.146 [9] Yehovah preserveth the strangers; he relieveth the fatherless and widow: but the way of the wicked he turneth upside down.

First I want to say this is not a prosperity message.

Neither riches, nor poverty are true indicators of righteousness or unrighteousness.

As you will see in this study, it is okay to be successful, prosperous and be rich, just as long as you do not put this before the God of Israel. Otherwise your riches become your God.

We should want things that give us a meaningful and joyful life, which is our portion.

Ecc.3 [22] Wherefore I perceive that there is nothing better, than that a man should rejoice in his own works; for that is his portion: for who shall bring him to see what shall be after him?

Ecc.5 [18] Behold that which I have seen: it is good and comely for one to eat and to drink, and to enjoy the good of all his labour that he taketh under the sun all the days of his life, which God giveth him: for it is his portion.

[19] Every man also to whom God hath given riches and wealth, and hath given him power to eat thereof, and to take his portion, and to rejoice in his labour; this is the gift of God.

Ecc.9 [9] Live joyfully with the wife whom thou lovest all the days of the life of thy vanity, which he hath given thee under the sun, all the days of thy vanity: for that is thy portion in this life, and in thy labour which thou takest under the sun.

Being covetous and overindulging in anything is a sin. Donít be a hoarder.

We are instructed in the word to be moderate, temperate.

Prov.30[7] Two things have I required of thee; deny me them not before I die:
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8] Remove far from me vanity and lies: give me neither poverty nor riches; feed me with food convenient for me:

[9] Lest I be full, and deny thee, and say, Who is Yehovah? or lest I be poor, and steal, and take the name of my God in vain.

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Letís start:

3 John 1[2] Beloved, I wish above all things that thou mayest prosper and be in health, even as thy soul prospereth.

Pss.37 [25] I have been young, and now am old; yet have I not seen the righteous forsaken, nor his seed begging bread.

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Gen.24

[1] And Abraham was old, and well stricken in age: and Yehovah had blessed Abraham in all things.
[2] And Abraham said unto his eldest servant of his house, that ruled over all that he had, Put, I pray thee, thy hand under my thigh:

[3] And I will make thee swear by Yehovah, the God of heaven, and the God of the earth, that thou shalt not take a wife unto my son of the daughters of the Canaanites, among whom I dwell:

[4] But thou shalt go unto my country, and to my kindred, and take a wife unto my son Isaac.

[5] And the servant said unto him, Peradventure the woman will not be willing to follow me unto this land: must I needs bring thy son again unto the land from whence thou camest?

[6] And Abraham said unto him, Beware thou that thou bring not my son thither again.

[7] Yehovah God of heaven, which took me from my father's house, and from the land of my kindred, and which spake unto me, and that sware unto me, saying, Unto thy seed will I give this land; he shall send his angel before thee, and thou shalt take a wife unto my son from thence.

[8] And if the woman will not be willing to follow thee, then thou shalt be clear from this my oath: only bring not my son thither again.

[9] And the servant put his hand under the thigh of Abraham his master, and sware to him concerning that matter.
[10] And the servant took ten camels of the camels of his master, and departed; for all the goods of his master were in his hand: and he arose, and went to Mesopotamia, unto the city of Nahor.

[11] And he made his camels to kneel down without the city by a well of water at the time of the evening, even the time that women go out to draw water.

[12] And he said, Yehovah God of my master Abraham, I pray thee, send me good speed this day, and shew kindness unto my master Abraham.

[13] Behold, I stand here by the well of water; and the daughters of the men of the city come out to draw water:

[14] And let it come to pass, that the damsel to whom I shall say, Let down thy pitcher, I pray thee, that I may drink; and she shall say, Drink, and I will give thy camels drink also: let the same be she that thou hast appointed for thy servant Isaac; and thereby shall I know that thou hast shewed kindness unto my master.

[15] And it came to pass, before he had done speaking, that, behold, Rebekah came out, who was born to Bethuel, son of Milcah, the wife of Nahor, Abraham's brother, with her pitcher upon her shoulder.

[16] And the damsel was very fair to look upon, a virgin, neither had any man known her: and she went down to the well, and filled her pitcher, and came up.

[17] And the servant ran to meet her, and said, Let me, I pray thee, drink a little water of thy pitcher.

[18] And she said, Drink, my lord: and she hasted, and let down her pitcher upon her hand, and gave him drink.

[19] And when she had done giving him drink, she said, I will draw water for thy camels also, until they have done drinking.

[20] And she hasted, and emptied her pitcher into the trough, and ran again unto the well to draw water, and drew for all his camels.

[21] And the man wondering at her held his peace, to wit whether Yehovah had made his journey prosperous or not.

[22] And it came to pass, as the camels had done drinking, that the man took a golden earring of half a shekel weight, and two bracelets for her hands of ten shekels weight of gold;

[23] And said, Whose daughter art thou? tell me, I pray thee: is there room in thy father's house for us to lodge in?

[24] And she said unto him, I am the daughter of Bethuel the son of Milcah, which she bare unto Nahor.

[25] She said moreover unto him, We have both straw and provender enough, and room to lodge in.
[26] And the man bowed down his head, and worshipped Yehovah.

[27] And he said, Blessed be Yehovah God of my master Abraham, who hath not left destitute my master of his mercy and his truth: I being in the way, Yehovah led me to the house of my master's brethren.

[28] And the damsel ran, and told them of her mother's house these things.

[29] And Rebekah had a brother, and his name was Laban: and Laban ran out unto the man, unto the well.

[30] And it came to pass, when he saw the earring and bracelets upon his sister's hands, and when he heard the words of Rebekah his sister, saying, Thus spake the man unto me; that he came unto the man; and, behold, he stood by the camels at the well.

[31] And he said, Come in, thou blessed of Yehovah; wherefore standest thou without? for I have prepared the house, and room for the camels.

[32] And the man came into the house: and he ungirded his camels, and gave straw and provender for the camels, and water to wash his feet, and the men's feet that were with him.

[33] And there was set meat before him to eat: but he said, I will not eat, until I have told mine errand. And he said, Speak on.
[34] And he said, I am Abraham's servant.

[35] And Yehovah hath blessed my master greatly; and he is become great: and he hath given him flocks, and herds, and silver, and gold, and menservants, and maidservants, and camels, and asses.

[36] And Sarah my master's wife bare a son to my master when she was old: and unto him hath he given all that he hath.
[37] And my master made me swear, saying, Thou shalt not take a wife to my son of the daughters of the Canaanites, in whose land I dwell:

[38] But thou shalt go unto my father's house, and to my kindred, and take a wife unto my son.

[39] And I said unto my master, Peradventure the woman will not follow me.

[40] And he said unto me, Yehovah, before whom I walk, will send his angel with thee, and prosper thy way; and thou shalt take a wife for my son of my kindred, and of my father's house:

[41] Then shalt thou be clear from this my oath, when thou comest to my kindred; and if they give not thee one, thou shalt be clear from my oath.

[42] And I came this day unto the well, and said, O Yehovah God of my master Abraham, if now thou do prosper my way which I go;

[43] Behold, I stand by the well of water; and it shall come to pass, that when the virgin cometh forth to draw water, and I say to her, Give me, I pray thee, a little water of thy pitcher to drink;

[44] And she say to me, Both drink thou, and I will also draw for thy camels: let the same be the woman whom Yehovah hath appointed out for my master's son.

[45] And before I had done speaking in mine heart, behold, Rebekah came forth with her pitcher on her shoulder; and she went down unto the well, and drew water: and I said unto her, Let me drink, I pray thee.

[46] And she made haste, and let down her pitcher from her shoulder, and said, Drink, and I will give thy camels drink also: so I drank, and she made the camels drink also.

[47] And I asked her, and said, Whose daughter art thou? And she said, The daughter of Bethuel, Nahor's son, whom Milcah bare unto him: and I put the earring upon her face, and the bracelets upon her hands.

[48] And I bowed down my head, and worshipped Yehovah, and blessed Yehovah God of my master Abraham, which had led me in the right way to take my master's brother's daughter unto his son.

[49] And now if ye will deal kindly and truly with my master, tell me: and if not, tell me; that I may turn to the right hand, or to the left.

[50] Then Laban and Bethuel answered and said, The thing proceedeth from Yehovah: we cannot speak unto thee bad or good.

[51] Behold, Rebekah is before thee, take her, and go, and let her be thy master's son's wife, as Yehovah hath spoken.

[52] And it came to pass, that, when Abraham's servant heard their words, he worshipped Yehovah, bowing himself to the earth.

[53] And the servant brought forth jewels of silver, and jewels of gold, and raiment, and gave them to Rebekah: he gave also to her brother and to her mother precious things.

[54] And they did eat and drink, he and the men that were with him, and tarried all night; and they rose up in the morning, and he said, Send me away unto my master.

[55] And her brother and her mother said, Let the damsel abide with us a few days, at the least ten; after that she shall go.

[56] And he said unto them, Hinder me not, seeing Yehovah hath prospered my way; send me away that I may go to my master.

[57] And they said, We will call the damsel, and inquire at her mouth.

[58] And they called Rebekah, and said unto her, Wilt thou go with this man? And she said, I will go.

[59] And they sent away Rebekah their sister, and her nurse, and Abraham's servant, and his men.

[60] And they blessed Rebekah, and said unto her, Thou art our sister, be thou the mother of thousands of millions, and let thy seed possess the gate of those which hate them.

[61] And Rebekah arose, and her damsels, and they rode upon the camels, and followed the man: and the servant took Rebekah, and went his way.

[62] And Isaac came from the way of the well Lahai-roi; for he dwelt in the south country.

[63] And Isaac went out to meditate in the field at the eventide: and he lifted up his eyes, and saw, and, behold, the camels were coming.

[64] And Rebekah lifted up her eyes, and when she saw Isaac, she lighted off the camel.

[65] For she had said unto the servant, What man is this that walketh in the field to meet us? And the servant had said, It is my master: therefore she took a vail, and covered herself.

[66] And the servant told Isaac all things that he had done.

[67] And Isaac brought her into his mother Sarah's tent, and took Rebekah, and she became his wife; and he loved her: and Isaac was comforted after his mother's death.

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Gen.39

[1] And Joseph was brought down to Egypt; and Potiphar, an officer of Pharaoh, captain of the guard, an Egyptian, bought him of the hands of the Ishmeelites, which had brought him down thither.

[2] And Yehovah was with Joseph, and he was a prosperous man; and he was in the house of his master the Egyptian.

[3] And his master saw that Yehovah was with him, and that Yehovah made all that he did to prosper in his hand.

[4] And Joseph found grace in his sight, and he served him: and he made him overseer over his house, and all that he had he put into his hand.

[5] And it came to pass from the time that he had made him overseer in his house, and over all that he had, that Yehovah blessed the Egyptian's house for Joseph's sake; and the blessing of Yehovah was upon all that he had in the house, and in the field.

[6] And he left all that he had in Joseph's hand; and he knew not ought he had, save the bread which he did eat. And Joseph was a goodly person, and well favoured.

[7] And it came to pass after these things, that his master's wife cast her eyes upon Joseph; and she said, Lie with me.
[8] But he refused, and said unto his master's wife, Behold, my master wotteth not what is with me in the house, and he hath committed all that he hath to my hand;

[9] There is none greater in this house than I; neither hath he kept back any thing from me but thee, because thou art his wife: how then can I do this great wickedness, and sin against God?

[10] And it came to pass, as she spake to Joseph day by day, that he hearkened not unto her, to lie by her, or to be with her.
[11] And it came to pass about this time, that Joseph went into the house to do his business; and there was none of the men of the house there within.
[12] And she caught him by his garment, saying, Lie with me: and he left his garment in her hand, and fled, and got him out.
[13] And it came to pass, when she saw that he had left his garment in her hand, and was fled forth,
[14] That she called unto the men of her house, and spake unto them, saying, See, he hath brought in an Hebrew unto us to mock us; he came in unto me to lie with me, and I cried with a loud voice:
[15] And it came to pass, when he heard that I lifted up my voice and cried, that he left his garment with me, and fled, and got him out.
[16] And she laid up his garment by her, until his lord came home.
[17] And she spake unto him according to these words, saying, The Hebrew servant, which thou hast brought unto us, came in unto me to mock me:
[18] And it came to pass, as I lifted up my voice and cried, that he left his garment with me, and fled out.
[19] And it came to pass, when his master heard the words of his wife, which she spake unto him, saying, After this manner did thy servant to me; that his wrath was kindled.
[20] And Joseph's master took him, and put him into the prison, a place where the king's prisoners were bound: and he was there in the prison.
[21] But Yehovah was with Joseph, and shewed him mercy, and gave him favour in the sight of the keeper of the prison.
[22] And the keeper of the prison committed to Joseph's hand all the prisoners that were in the prison; and whatsoever they did there, he was the doer of it.
[23] The keeper of the prison looked not to any thing that was under his hand; because Yehovah was with him, and that which he did, Yehovah made it to prosper.

Num. 14 [41] And Moses said, Wherefore now do ye transgress the commandment of Yehovah? but it shall not prosper.

Deut.23

[1] He that is wounded in the stones, or hath his privy member cut off, shall not enter into the congregation of Yehovah.
[2] A bastard shall not enter into the congregation of Yehovah; even to his tenth generation shall he not enter into the congregation of Yehovah.
[3] An Ammonite or Moabite shall not enter into the congregation of Yehovah; even to their tenth generation shall they not enter into the congregation of Yehovah for ever:
[4] Because they met you not with bread and with water in the way, when ye came forth out of Egypt; and because they hired against thee Balaam the son of Beor of Pethor of Mesopotamia, to curse thee.
[5] Nevertheless Yehovah thy God would not hearken unto Balaam; but Yehovah thy God turned the curse into a blessing unto thee, because Yehovah thy God loved thee.
[6] Thou shalt not seek their peace nor their prosperity all thy days for ever.

Deut.28 [29] And thou shalt grope at noonday, as the blind gropeth in darkness, and thou shalt not prosper in thy ways: and thou shalt be only oppressed and spoiled evermore, and no man shall save thee.

Deut.29[9] Keep therefore the words of this covenant, and do them, that ye may prosper in all that ye do.

Josh.1[7] Only be thou strong and very courageous, that thou mayest observe to do according to all the law, which Moses my servant commanded thee: turn not from it to the right hand or to the left, that thou mayest prosper whithersoever thou goest.

[8] This book of the law shall not depart out of thy mouth; but thou shalt meditate therein day and night, that thou mayest observe to do according to all that is written therein: for then thou shalt make thy way prosperous, and then thou shalt have good success.

Pss.1 [1] Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful.
[2] But his delight is in the law of Yehovah; and in his law doth he meditate day and night.
[3] And he shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, that bringeth forth his fruit in his season; his leaf also shall not wither; and whatsoever he doeth shall prosper.
[4] The ungodly are not so: but are like the chaff which the wind driveth away.
[5] Therefore the ungodly shall not stand in the judgment, nor sinners in the congregation of the righteous.
[6] For Yehovah knoweth the way of the righteous: but the way of the ungodly shall perish.

Pss. 122 [6] Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: they shall prosper that love thee.[7] Peace be within thy walls, and prosperity within thy palaces.

Prov.28 [13] He that covereth his sins shall not prosper: but whoso confesseth and forsaketh them shall have mercy.

Ecc.7 [14] In the day of prosperity be joyful, but in the day of adversity consider: God also hath set the one over against the other, to the end that man should find nothing after him.

Isa.48 [15] I, even I, have spoken; yea, I have called him: I have brought him, and he shall make his way prosperous

[16] Come ye near unto me, hear ye this; I have not spoken in secret from the beginning; from the time that it was, there am I: and now Lord Yehovah, and his Spirit, hath sent me.

[17] Thus saith Yehovah, thy Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel; I am Yehovah thy God which teacheth thee to profit, which leadeth thee by the way that thou shouldest go. [18] O that thou hadst hearkened to my commandments!

Isa.53 [10] Yet it pleased Yehovah to bruise Messiah; the Father hath put Messiah to grief: when thou shalt make Messiahís soul an offering for sin, Messiah shall see His seed, he shall prolong his days, and the pleasure of Yehovah shall prosper in Messiah hand.

Isa.54 [17] No weapon that is formed against thee shall prosper; and every tongue that shall rise against thee in judgment thou shalt condemn.

This is the heritage of the servants of Yehovah, and their righteousness is of me, saith Yehovah.

Isa.55[10] For as the rain cometh down, and the snow from heaven, and returneth not thither, but watereth the earth, and maketh it bring forth and bud, that it may give seed to the sower, and bread to the eater:

[11] So shall my word be that goeth forth out of my mouth: it shall not return unto me void, but it shall accomplish that which I please, and it shall prosper in the thing whereto I sent it.

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Hasty to be rich is foolish and evil

Prov.23 [4] Labour not to be rich: cease from thine own wisdom.

Prov.28 [6] Better is the poor that walketh in his uprightness, than he that is perverse in his ways, though he be rich.

[20] A faithful man shall abound with blessings: but he that maketh haste to be rich shall not be innocent.

[22] He that hasteth to be rich hath an evil eye, and considereth not that poverty shall come upon him.

Prov.11 [4] Riches profit not in the day of wrath: but righteousness delivereth from death

Prov.21[17] He that loveth pleasure shall be a poor man: he that loveth wine and oil shall not be rich.

2Cor.8 [9] For ye know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that, though he was rich, yet for your sakes he became poor, that ye through his poverty might be rich.

1Tim.6

[1] Let as many servants as are under the yoke count their own masters worthy of all honour, that the name of God and his doctrine be not blasphemed.
[2] And they that have believing masters, let them not despise them, because they are brethren; but rather do them service, because they are faithful and beloved, partakers of the benefit. These things teach and exhort.
[3] If any man teach otherwise, and consent not to wholesome words, even the words of our Lord Jesus Christ, and to the doctrine which is according to godliness;
[4] He is proud, knowing nothing, but doting about questions and strifes of words, whereof cometh envy, strife, railings, evil surmisings,
[5] Perverse disputings of men of corrupt minds, and destitute of the truth, supposing that gain is godliness: from such withdraw thyself.
[6] But godliness with contentment is great gain.
[7] For we brought nothing into this world, and it is certain we can carry nothing out.
[8] And having food and raiment let us be therewith content.
[9] But they that will be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and into many foolish and hurtful lusts, which drown men in destruction and perdition.
[10] For the love of money is the root of all evil: which while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows.
[11] But thou, O man of God, flee these things; and follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, meekness.
[12] Fight the good fight of faith, lay hold on eternal life, whereunto thou art also called, and hast professed a good profession before many witnesses.

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Here is a parable from Yeshua of an ungodly rich man

Luke.16 [19] There was a certain rich man, which was clothed in purple and fine linen, and fared sumptuously every day:

[20] And there was a certain beggar named Lazarus, which was laid at his gate, full of sores,[21] And desiring to be fed with the crumbs which fell from the rich man's table: moreover the dogs came and licked his sores.

[22] And it came to pass, that the beggar died, and was carried by the angels into Abraham's bosom:

the rich man also died, and was buried;
[23] And in hell he lift up his eyes, being in torments, and seeth Abraham afar off, and Lazarus in his bosom.

[24] And he cried and said, Father Abraham, have mercy on me, and send Lazarus, that he may dip the tip of his finger in water, and cool my tongue; for I am tormented in this flame.

[25] But Abraham said, Son, remember that thou in thy lifetime receivedst thy good things, and likewise Lazarus evil things: but now he is comforted, and thou art tormented.

[26] And beside all this, between us and you there is a great gulf fixed: so that they which would pass from hence to you cannot; neither can they pass to us, that would come from thence.

[27] Then he said, I pray thee therefore, father, that thou wouldest send him to my father's house:

[28] For I have five brethren; that he may testify unto them, lest they also come into this place of torment.

[29] Abraham saith unto him, They have Moses and the prophets; let them hear them.
[30] And he said, Nay, father Abraham: but if one went unto them from the dead, they will repent.
[31] And he said unto him, If they hear not Moses and the prophets, neither will they be persuaded, though one rose from the dead.

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In closing:

I just want to say we are aware that sometimes bad things happen to godly people, whether it is sickness, job-related or just an accident that occurred, and they are incapacitated.

We are instructed to open our arms wide and help with godly people that are trying their best.

This is one of the reasons we take tithes, so we can assist godly people in their adversity.

Everything I, my wife and the other people at the congregation do for the congregation, we do for free, and we do not take salaries nor spend tithes on ourselves, contrary to the lies that have been said about us.

Some people are envious and jealous over godly people that are successful, whether in academia or business; however, we are very happy when anyone in the body of Messiah are successful in any way!In fact, we celebrate their success!

Anyone who knows us or has been at the congregation should know these things.

Shabbat Shalom

 

 

 

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