Shalom and Good Morning.  Our message and teaching will be from Genesis 19.1-11.

Genesis 19.1  Sodom in Hebrew is Seh dome meaning; Scorched, burned.

GOD destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah with brimstone and fire and both cities  are dead and buried under the Dead Sea which would be in today’s southern Israel between Israel and Jordan.

Sodom was a beautiful city before GOD destroyed it.

Genesis 13.10-13

GOD will also destroy this world we live in which is also very beautiful.  It’s possible many places in the world look like the Garden of Eden, but GOD will destroy this world for the very same reason He destroyed Sodom & Gomorrah.  Because of sin.  Sin is breaking GOD’s Law, 1 John 3.4, and mankind has broken all GOD’s Laws, The Laws He gave to Moses.  They have transgressed His Laws, changed His ordinances and broken His everlasting Covenant, His Word, Isaiah 24. 5-6.  As Peter writes in 2 Peter 3.16, “To their own destruction”.  

Lot was Abraham’s Nephew.  He was Abraham’s Brother’s Son, and Lot was not Jewish.  The Bible calls Lot righteous meaning, he did that which was right in the eyes of The LORD.  He obeyed The Commandments of GOD, and that explains why GOD saved him.

2 Peter 2.6-7
Sodom and Gomorrah should be examples for us.
They were destroyed and the people in it because of sin. Breaking God’s Law of the time, 1John 3.4
God delivered Lot because he was Righteous, he obeyed God and His Laws.

The gate of Sodom
Verse 1  Perhaps a public place in Sodom where people gathered for business or leisure or just to talk with one another.

And 2 angels came to Sodom.

Genesis 18.1-2, 22, Genesis 19.1
Men – Ah nah sheem – Men, they looked like men but in fact they were angels.

Question:  How did Lot know the 2 men were angels?

Genesis 19.1-3 
Verse 1  He bowed to them.  You just don’t do that to any stranger.  It’s not right to bow to angels, but he did.

Verse 2  My lords  In Hebrew; Hee neh  nah  Ah do nee: Please my lords or please my masters.

Yes, The angels appeared as men.

Genesis 18.22

So, how did Lot know they were angels?  They did not have wings as some angels do.

Isaiah 6.1-3
Seraphim – An order of angels that attend to God and serve Him.

Ezekiel 1.1-11, 25-28; 2.1-3

They did not fly to Lot as the angel Gabriel flew to Daniel.  Yet Lot knew they were angels.

Daniel 9.20-22

However, the 2 angels were sent to Lot by the LORD GOD to minister to him and protect and deliver him because Lot was righteous and he was an heir of Salvation.

Hebrews 1.14
Ministering Spirits or ministering angels.
They worship God and serve Him.
Minister for them; That is they look after us, help us and protect us, as they did for Lot.

Psalm 91.10-11
Befall – Approach or happen.
Plague – Epidemic disease.
Charge – God will order His angels to guard you.
Keep – Watch over you, protect and guard you.

I don’t read that the 2 angels shined their light on Lot as the angel of The LORD shined the Glory of GOD upon the shepherds in the field when Messiah was born.

Luke 2.8-11

Nor did their clothing shine like light as did the 2 angels who appeared to the Disciples when Yeshua ascended into Heaven after His resurrection.

Acts 1.10
White here meaning Shined as light.

The 2 angels who came to Lot were 2 of the millions or billions of angels who serve GOD.

Hebrews 12.22

And GOD will use His angels to toss the unrepentant law-breakers into hell.  Tough words.

Matthew 13.40-43

And GOD will use His angels to gather His elect into the Kingdom of Heaven.  GOD’s elect are those who believe in Yeshua and live their lives according to Torah, The Law of Moses.

Matthew 24.29-31

So, how did Lot know that those 2 men were angels?

GOD sent His 2 angels to Sodom to destroy those two cities Sodom and Gomorrah.  And He also sent His two angels to save Lot and his family.

Genesis 19.11-13, 24-25  To destroy Sodom and Gomorrah.

Genesis 19.29  And to save Lot and his family.

Genesis 18.23-26  Thus GOD would not destroy the righteous, who is Lot, with the wicked.  That was GOD’s promise to Abraham and His promise to you and me.

Genesis 19.14-17

– GOD sent His angel to save Daniel from the lions.
– GOD sent the angel Gabriel to Miriam to tell her she would have a Child – Yeshua.
– GOD sent an angel to Zacarias to tell him his wife Elizabeth would have a son – John – John The Baptizer.
– GOD will send His angel Michael in the end of days during the Tribulation to stand for His people Israel and defend them.
– And GOD sent His angels to minister to Yeshua as He does for us though most times, if not all times, we are not aware of them.
– And GOD sent His angels to Lot to deliver him, to get him and his family out of Sodom.

So, how did Lot know the 2 men were angels?  My answer is this.  GOD gave Lot the knowledge and wisdom to know they were angels.  He gave Lot the wisdom to submit to them and obey them so the LORD GOD could save and deliver him and his family from sure death, because Lot was Righteous.

One more fact about angels.  Do not bow down to angels or worship them.

Revelation 22.8-9

To complete this study.  Homosexuality and lesbian homosexuality is a sin.  We all know that.  And it is treated with severity unless the person repents and changes. Repentance is turning from sin and sin is breaking God’s Law, the Law of Moses, 1 John 3.4, and turning to GOD and obeying him and His Law.

Leviticus 20.13

Here’s another fact from Scripture.  People become homosexuals and lesbians because they disobey GOD, that is, they disobey GOD’S Law of Moses, and disobedience to GOD is to be reprobate.

Romans 1.26-29, Proverbs 8.32-36, Proverbs 15.9, 29, Proverbs 20.7
Matther 10.14-15
Verse 14 – Nor hear your words. Do not listen or pay attention to what you say.
Verse 15 – More tolerable – Why?  Because they rejected the Word of GOD. The same applies today. Most everybody rejects GOD’S Word. Jesus died for my sins and fulfilled the Law, they say. Therefore I do not have to obey GOD’S Law of Moses. That testimony will prevent anyone from entering into the Kingdom of Heaven. GOD’S Law of Moses in to be obeyed by everyone, whether you are Jewish or not Jewish. It is the teaching of the Bible.

More tolerable for the land of Sodom and Gomorrah – Because no one taught them the Word of God.  We have no excuse. We have GOD’s  written Word in our Bibles right in our hands, before our eyes. As Messiah says, He who has ears to hear, let him hear. 

In Conclusion:

The key to GOD’s teachings is always the same.  It was the same in the days of Noah.  It was the same in the days of Sodom and Gomorrah.  And it is the same today.  GOD’s teaching is this.  Obey Him.  Believe in Messiah and keep the ways of GOD.  That is, obey The Law of Moses.  And when you do, you will find life and favor with GOD.  He will love you and hear your prayers.  He will bless your children when you believe in Messiah and keep The Commandments of GOD, The Law of Moses.  That is how a righteous person lives their life.

Shalom,  Ira Weinstein


Shalom and Good Morning.  Our message and study this morning will be from Genesis 18.22-33.

Genesis 18.22
This is a time in Abraham’s life when The LORD appeared to him.  Abraham, his Wife Sarah and his servants were living in the plains of Mamre which would be in today’s Israel in the West Bank about 2 miles North of Hebron and South of Bethlehem in the territory of Judah.

As part of the everlasting Covenant or The Abrahamic Covenant GOD made with Abraham, Hebron, The West Bank, Bethlehem and Judah and all the Land of Israel belong to The Jewish People forever.

Genesis 17.8

I have a world map and printed in the West Bank section of the map of Israel are the words, “Israeli occupied status to be determined”.  Webster’s dictionary describes the word occupied as; “To take possession and control of a place by military invasion”.  It’s apparent The LORD GOD used an Israeli military invasion called the Six Day War of 1967 to take back possession and control of The Land; which belongs to The Jewish People. And the status is determined by GOD.  It belongs to Israel and The Jewish People.  The Israeli Defense forces took possession and control of The West Bank which Israel calls Judah and Samaria.  They also took control of East Jerusalem where Jews were not allowed to pray at their own Temple Mount.  They also took control of The Golan Heights and Gaza, land that belongs to Israel, but was in the hands of strangers, Arabs from foreign nations.

Let’s look at some history on modern-day Israel, a land The Jewish People have been living in for some 4,000 years.

The U.N. General Assembly voted in 1947 to partition Palestine into Arab and Jewish Sectors.  This took place two years after World War 2 and shortly after the slaughter of 6 million European Jews by Hitler and his nazi regime.  Almost half the entire Jewish population worldwide was killed and destroyed.

Going back a number of years, in 135 C.E. (A.D.), the Romans renamed Israel, Palestine or Palestina, the Greek word for Philistia or the Philistines, the great former enemy of Israel.  By 135 A.D., 65 years after the Roman armies destroyed Jerusalem and the Second Temple, and all Israel and killing some 1,000,000 Jews, by the time 135 A.D., few Jews remained in The Land of Israel.  The LORD had exiled His People to the four corners of the earth throughout the world known as the Diaspora.  Any Jewish person living outside of Israel or The Holy Land is living in the Diaspora.  Diaspora comes from a Greek word meaning dispersion.

Palestine became a center of Christian pilgrimage after the Roman emperor Constantine converted to Christianity some time around 300 A.D.

In the 1800’s there was something called the Zionist movement.  The Zionist movement was the plan of the Jews to return the Jewish people to its own land, Eretz Y’Israel, The Land of Israel.  And as part of the 19th century Zionist movement, Jews were starting to settle in Palestine as early as 1820. During the 1930’s Jews persecuted by the Hitler regime started to pour into Palestine.  The post-war acknowledgement of the Holocaust increased international interest in and sympathy for the cause of Zionism, the return of the Jewish people to The Holy Land, the Land of Israel.  However, Arabs in Palestine and surrounding countries bitterly opposed any pre-war or post-war partition. 

Over the centuries, Israel has been under the control of the Babylonians, Assyrians, Egyptians, Persians, Romans, Alexander the Great of Macedonia, the Arabs, the Byzantines, which was the Eastern part of the Roman empire.  Then there were the Christian Crusades from 1095 to 1291, then the Muslims, and then the British who defeated the Turks in Palestine during World War 1, and governed Palestine from 1923 until they left in 1948.  However, Israel belongs to the Jewish People, and all the invaders, occupiers and enemies of Israel will one day deal with The GOD of Israel.

Israel was declared an Independent State May 14, 1948.  The Arabs rejected the partition.  The armies of Egypt, Jordan, Syria, Lebanon, Iraq and Saudi Arabia invaded the newly-partitioned Israel but failed to destroy the Jewish State.

The LORD GOD says in Isaiah 43.2-4; “When you pass through the waters, I will be with you, and through the rivers, they shall not overflow you.  When you walk through the fire, you shall not be burned, neither shall the flame consume you.  For I AM The LORD your GOD, The Holy One of Israel your Savior.  I gave Egypt for your freedom, Ethiopia and Seba for you.  Since you were precious in My sight, you have been honorable and I have loved you.  Therefore I will give men for you and people for your life.”

Thus, the Arab nations attacked Israel in an attempt to destroy her, but they were soundly defeated.  The victory belongs to The LORD and His People who defended The Land.

In May 1967, the Egyptian forces reoccupied the Gaza strip and closed the Suez Canal to all Israeli shipping, bringing on the Six Day War of 1967.  Israel routed the Egyptian, Syrian and Jordanian armies by simultaneous air attacks against their air bases and air forces; totally defeating them, and Israel took possession of the Golan Heights, The West Bank, the old City of Jerusalem, all the Sinai, and the east bank of the Suez Canal, all part of The Land of Israel GOD gave to the Jewish people for an everlasting possession, Land the world communities, including the United States of America, continuously pressure Israel to surrender.  Will Israel survive these attacks?  You bet they will.  For The LORD says in Isaiah 66.22; “For as the new Heavens and the new earth which I will make shall remain before Me, saith The LORD, so shall your descendants and your name remain”.

Let’s return to our Study in Genesis 18, because what’s taught there is some of the most important teaching in The Bible.

Genesis 18.22

1.  The LORD GOD is Yeshua.

2.  The men are 2 angels that accompanied The LORD GOD on this trip.  Genesis 19.1

This is the 4th time The LORD appeared to Abraham.  He came to tell Abraham and his Wife Sarah that Sarah would have a son around the same time next year.  Their son’s name was Isaac, the Son of Promise who would be heir to The Covenant GOD made with his father Abraham.

And also GOD came to tell Abraham that He would destroy Sodom and Gomorrah, and the people in it.

So, what is the teaching that’s so important?

Genesis 18.22-26

The importance is this:  The Believer in Messiah Yeshua should know the difference between being Righteous and being Wicked.  It’s crucial.

Genesis 18.26

The first time we see the word Righteous in The Bible is in Genesis 7.1

Righteous – Tsah deek –  Lawful, Obedient to The Laws of GOD.

Wicked – Rah shah – Unrighteous, The opposite of Righteous.  Wicked means unlawful; those who do not obey The Laws of GOD.

In The Bible, the words Righteous, Just and Justified all mean the same, Lawful, Obedient to The Laws of GOD.  Today The Laws of GOD are the Laws GOD gave to Moses for all mankind to obey.  Those are the Righteous. Those who believe in Messiah Yeshua and Obey the Laws of God, the Law of Moses.

The wicked are those who disobey GOD’s Law of Moses and reject it.  Genesis 18.23-26

1 John 2.29  To be “born again”, one must be Righteous. Meaning, Belief in Messiah Yeshua and obedient to the Laws of God, the Law of Moses.

Psalm 5.12, Psalm 92.12

Righteousness, obedience to GOD’s Law of Moses, is taught in The New Testament.

1 Timothy 6.11
Righteousness is living your life according to GOD’S Laws, His Law of Moses.

2 Timothy 2.22
Righteousness is obedience to Torah, GOD’S Law of Moses.

The LORD GOD is Righteous.  He lives His Life according to His Word and His Law.

2 Chronicles 12.6
Righteous – Tsah deek – The LORD GOD lives His Life according to His Word and Law.

Ephesians 5.1
We are taught by Paul to be Followers of God. To be like Him, Obedient to His Laws of Moses.

Paul is well aware of the blessings for being Righteous and the troubles and evils for not being being Righteous; for not obeying GOD’s Law of Moses.

GOD’s Law is perfect, true, without sin; it is wisdom, honest and excellent.  By being a doer of GOD’s Law, you honor The LORD your GOD and please Him, and prove you know Him and love Him.

Deuteronomy 4.7-8, 1 John 5.3, 1 John 2.3,
Proverbs 9.9, Proverbs 13.5, Psalm 37.29-31

GOD heaps blessings upon the Righteous, but the Wicked receive evil.

Isaiah 3.10-11, Isaiah 26.2, 1 Peter 3.12

James 5.16, Matthew 13.36-43 (Parable of the tares)

So in conclusion;
GOD’s teaching is simple.  He has given us His Messiah Yeshua to forgive us all our sins, and give us eternal life.  He has also given us His Law of Moses to lead a new life, to follow Him and lead a GODLY life.  Those are the righteous, who believe in Yeshua and are followers of GOD.  Those are the ones who are born-again who are greatly blessed and will spend eternity with their GOD and Messiah in The Kingdom of Heaven.  Those are the righteous who will shine forth as the sun in The Kingdom of Their Father.

Shalom,  Ira Weinstein





Shalom and good morning.  Our message and study will be from Genesis 18.16-21.
Genesis 18.16  1.  The men are The LORD GOD and 2 angels.
                         2.  The LORD GOD is Yeshua.

Genesis 18.1-2  The 3 men are The LORD and 2 angels.

Genesis 19.1  The 2 angels left Abraham and went to Sodom.

Gate – A public place in Sodom.

GOD created human beings in the image or likeness of Himself.  We look like GOD.  This we all know.  When GOD reveals Himself as He did to Abraham, apart from His Spiritual nature, because GOD is Spirit, He, GOD looks like us, or should I say, we look like Him.  You all know that.  He also created angels in His image at least most of the angels He created in His image.

Genesis 1.27
John 8.56
Yeshua confirms to these Jewish People that it was Him, The LORD GOD, Who appeared to Abraham.

Though Yeshua looked like a man when He appeared to Abraham, He was GOD. 100% GOD and not a human being.  When He was born of a Jewish woman 2,000 years ago, He was 100% GOD and 100% human being.  Again you all know this.  GOD came as a human being to give His life for us to be our atonement to forgive us our sins.  Humans die.  GOD does not and can not die.  The human nature of Yeshua was killed.  This again you all know.

Isaiah 9.6 
Prophesied some 700 years before Messiah that The Messiah would be both human and GOD.
As we all know, Yeshua was a man born from a Jewish woman, Miriam a virgin, Isaiah 7.14.
Name in Hebrew is Shame. His name shall be called; in Hebrew, Vah yeekrah sheh mo.
Our name is how we are known and identified. Barak Obama is the President of the United States. Babe Ruth was a famous baseball player. George Washington was the first American President. Yeshua HaMashiakh is THE WONDERFUL, COUNSELLOR, THE MIGHTY GOD, THE EVERLASTING FATHER, THE PRINCE OF PEACE

There is a widespread and established teaching that GOD is a trinity.  Meaning, Father, Son and Holy Spirit being one but distinct and equal.  Distinct means separate and different.  Thus, that doctrine teaches 3 gods being equal, and that is in opposition to GOD’s teaching.  There is only one GOD and no other.  GOD Himself is the Father, Son or Messiah.  And He is The Holy Spirit.

Deuteronomy 4.35, 39; Deuteronomy 6.4, Isaiah 42.8; Isaiah 44.6,8; Isaiah 45.5-6, Mark 12.28-29, Philippians 1.19; 1 John 3. 1-2

Genesis 18.17-19  These words in Genesis and also in Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers and Deuteronomy were given to Moses by The LORD GOD Himself for Moses to record and put in writing.  And these writings are documented in The Bible for the entire world to know.

GOD told Moses about the Creation and the early history of the world.  He told Moses about The Abrahamic Covenant; which is GOD’s Promise, His Word and His Law that is everlasting and never ends or changes.  GOD also told Moses His thoughts, such as “shall I hide from Abraham that thing which I do”.  That thing was to destroy Sodom and Gomorrah.

Exodus 24.1-4, 18

All the words of Genesis are from GOD.  In the beginning GOD created The Heaven and the earth.  These words are from GOD and not man.  GOD told them to Moses for the world to know.

Two thoughts here.

1.  GOD reveals His secrets to His Chosen.
2.  We are taught by GOD what it takes to be a child of Abraham.

Genesis 18.17-19

1.  GOD reveals His secrets to His Chosen:

Psalm 25.14

John 15.15-16
Matthew 13.10-11, 18-23
Here is a secret of GOD and the secret is this.  Most people who receive the WORD OF GOD fall away by sinning and sinning is breaking the Law of Moses. 1 John 3.4.
#1 They do not understand the WORD and satan takes it away.
#2 Because of troubles, they fall away and sin.
#3 Because of troubles in their life and the deceitfulness of riches, they become unfruitful, ie. they disobey GOD and His Law.
#4 Hear in the Hebrew is Shmah, meaning, they Hear the Word, Understand it and Obey it,  and become fruitful, that is, they lead a Godly and Holy life in obedience to God’s Laws and Commandments, the Law of Moses and their faith increases.

Obeying The Law of Moses is a mystery.  Most people don’t get it, don’t obey it and don’t care to know it, and are taught not to obey it.

2 Thessalonians 2.7
Mystery – Musterion – Kept secret, unknown.
Iniquity – Anomia – Violating, Transgressing GOD’S Law of Moses, Sin.
Already – Even now.
Work – Efficient, Effectual, Successful. Webster’s describes effectual as Producing an intended effect. The intended effect here is falling away from GOD.
He Who lets – GOD lets this happen.
Obedience to GOD and His Law of Moses is a mystery. Few know it and few do it.
Until he be taken out of the way – He in Greek is autos also meaning They and Those. All those who continue to commit iniquity having no regard for The LORD GOD and His Law of Moses will be taken away.

So, GOD reveals His secrets to His Chosen.  If you believe Yeshua is GOD and Messiah, and you have committed to GOD to do your best to obey His Law of Moses, GOD has given you to know the mysteries of The Kingdom of Heaven. But to others it is not given.

2.  We are told by GOD what it takes to be a child of Abraham, meaning you are also a Child of GOD.  This is what it takes.

Genesis 18.19
Keep The Way of The LORD, that is obey Him, to do justice and judgment.

Justice – Tseh dah kah – Right, Righteous, i.e., live a GODLY and Holy life in obedience to The LORD GOD.

Judgment – Meesh paht –  Making all your decisions and judgments according to The Law of Moses.

Leviticus 18.4-5; Deuteronomy 7.11-13; Revelation 16.7

So, to be a child of Abraham and also a Child of GOD, is to keep The Way of The LORD and do justice and judgment.  That is, obey GOD and obey His Law of Moses.  And a very important part of The Law is belief in His Messiah Yeshua.

And finally Sodom and Gomorrah.

Genesis 18.20-21
Grievous – Kah vahd –  Their sin is heavy, very heavy

We all know that GOD destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah.  It’s dead and buried under the Dead Sea.

Let’s also learn why GOD destroyed other places in The Bible, and its people.  Such as the early world by the flood, Canaan, the Northern Kingdom of Israel, The Southern Kingdom of Judah.  Why He will destroy this world?  I’ll give you the answer now, it’s because of sin and sin is breaking GOD’s Law.  And GOD’s Law of Moses, we are taught by many, does not have to be obeyed anymore.  That is the greatest lie in the history of mankind..  This is a mystery that few know even though it’s clearly taught in The Bible.

Genesis 6.5-7 (The Flood)
Wickedness – Rah – Bad, Evil, Displeasing to GOD, Naughty, ie, Disobedient to GOD.
Evil – Also Rah, same as wickedness; Disobedient to God.
GOD destroyed the early world by a flood because of disobedience to GOD.

Deuteronomy 9.1-5 (Canaan)
Wickedness – Reesh ah – Unrighteousness, wrong, iniquity, sin.
GOD destroyed Canaan and the Caananites because of sin that is disobeying GOD.            

2 Kings 17.6-8 (The Northern Kingdom of Israel)  

2 Chronicles 36.11-21 (The Southern Kingdom of Judah)
1 John 3.4 (Sin)              

Isaiah 24.4-6 (The World)                   

Genesis 18.20 (Sodom and Gomorrah)
Because of sin, verse 20.

Why homosexuality?  Because of disobedience to GOD and His Law of Moses. They reject The Law of Moses.
Romans 1.18-32

– Sin is a disease and few want to cure it.

– It can only be healed by believing in Yeshua and obeying GOD and His Law of Moses.

– The blessings for obeying GOD and His Law of Moses are huge.

– Disobeying GOD brings trouble, huge trouble.

            Here are some blessings for obeying Torah, The Law of Moses.
                            Deuteronomy 7.12-13

Shalom,  Ira Weinstein

Genesis 18.1-15; The Abrahamic Covenant Continued

Shalom, Good Morning.  Our message and teaching will be from Genesis 18.1-15.

Genesis 18.1   1.  The LORD is Yeshua.
                        2.  Mamre today would be in the West Bank in Israel about 2 miles North of Hebron, in the area of
                             Judah, South of Bethlehem.
                        3.  Yeshua, Who is GOD, appeared to Abraham 3 times up to this point, and spoke to Him 
                              numerous times.

Genesis 12.7,  Abram was 75 years old.

Genesis 17.1   He was 99 years old. See 1 Kings 8.61 about what it means to walk before God and be perfect.

Genesis 18.1   He was 99 years old.

The LORD GOD is Yeshua

John 10.30, John 14.6-9, Titus 2.13

Thus it was The LORD Yeshua Who appeared to Abraham.

Genesis 18.2  The other two men were angels.
                        Genesis 19.1

Genesis 18.3-7  1.  If it pleases you.
                           2.  Abraham was entertaining GOD and 2 angels.
                           3.  Abraham was a mighty man in the sight of GOD.

Genesis 18.8  Jewish or Rabbinical Law forbids eating meat and milk together.

Exodus 23.19  Jewish Law also requires the use of separate utensils for meat and milk.

Genesis 18. 9-12   Verse 10, at this time next year.

Genesis 18.13-15  Verse 13  Laughed in Hebrew is Tseh Khak                                               
Isaac in Hebrew is Yeets Khak meaning he laughed, that is Abraham laughed,  Genesis 17.16-17
Amos 7.16
House of Isaac in Hebrew is Bayt Yeets Khak
Another name or title for the House of Israel and the Jewish People.

Verse 14  Hard in Hebrew is Pahlah meaning, Hard, wonderful, marvelous, perform miracles

Jeremiah 32.17

Psalm 18.35
Gentleness in Hebrew is Ah nah vah meaning, God’s gentleness, His Humility and Meekness. That is, He cares for us, He loves us, He provides and protects us, He teaches us and gives us salvation. That is GOD’s Gentleness, humility and meekness.  

Ephesians 3.20

Verse 14  The time appointed. Appointed in Hebrew is Mo ade.

                 1.  The time appointed by GOD
                 2.  The time appointed by GOD before time.
                 3.  The birth of Isaac, the son of promise, was appointed by GOD to enable him to inherit the Covenants
                       of promise given to Abraham his Father.
                 4.  The Festivals of GOD, Shabbat, Passover, etc. are GOD’s appointed times, Mo ah dee. 
                      My appointed times, (Leviticus 23).

At this point, I would like to talk about The Abrahamic Covenant, because GOD is faithful.  We can always trust in Him, always rely on Him.  We can be confident and sure that The LORD our GOD always keeps His Word and His  

2 Thessalonians 3.3
Faithful – We can Trust on Him, Rely on Him, Lean on Him, and be Confident and Sure in Him.
Stablish – Strengthen, That is, Endure the problems of life.

Numbers 23.19
Make it good – GOD will accomplish it, do it, perform it and make it good. It is His Decree and Law.

The LORD GOD, Who by the way is Yeshua Ha Mashiakh, made a number of Covenants or promises with Abraham and his descendants after him.  Those promises are called by many, The Abrahamic Covenant.  The descendants of Abraham are Isaac and Jacob and the children of Israel, the Jewish people.

So, what I would like to do is trace GOD’s promises with Abraham, which is the Abrahamic Covenant, from the very first time GOD spoke to him.  And realize from Scripture that GOD’s promises and His Word never fail, but rather
continue into today and throughout eternity.

And a key reason GOD’s Covenant with Abraham will never end is because Israel and the children of Israel, the Jewish people, will endure forever and remain before GOD forever.  Not all Jewish people will inherit eternal life with GOD in Heaven, but those saved by Yeshua The Messiah, and those non-Jewish people who are grafted in will spend eternity with GOD in Heaven.

Through Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, the Abrahamic Covenant promises all the families of the earth will be blessed.  That promise by the LORD GOD is fulfilled in The Jewish Messiah Yeshua Ha Mashiakh, Jesus The Messiah Who forgives our sins, remembers them no more and gives us eternal life in Heaven.  Listen to this.  Yeshua is a very necessary part of the Abrahamic Covenant.

Also, through Abraham and his descendants, Isaac and Jacob and the Jewish people, The Holy Scriptures which are T’nakh (The Old Testament) and New Testament have been written through which The LORD GOD of all creation speaks to the entire world.

Also, the hostility and bitterness between Gentiles and Israel and Gentiles and the Jewish people is prophesied in The Abrahamic Covenant saying that GOD will bless those who bless Abraham and the Jewish people and He will curse those who curse Abraham and the Jewish people.

The Covenants of promise GOD made with Abraham were established with his son Isaac and then with his grandson Jacob and then with Jacob’s 12 sons, the Patriarchs of the 12 tribes of the children of Israel, and continue with their descendants, the Jewish people from whom comes the foundation of Biblical religion.  GOD said to Abraham, GOD will be the GOD of Abraham and his descendants; that is the children of Israel, and Abraham and his descendants will be the people of GOD.

And we are taught in The Holy Scriptures, the Old and New Testaments, that Believers today in Messiah Yeshua who are not Jewish are also the children of Abraham and the children of GOD, Those who have faith in GOD and His Messiah, Those who obey GOD’s Law of Moses just as Yeshua and His Apostles and the Prophets obeyed Torah, The Law of Moses. 

And GOD’s promise of The Land of Israel for an everlasting possession is a very important part of The Abrahamic Covenant.  First made with Abraham, then confirmed to Isaac, and then to Jacob, and to Moses and Joshua, and continues throughout eternity in the Millennium and in the Heavenly New Jerusalem.

So, let’s start with the first words of the Abrahamic Covenant.

Genesis 12.1-3

Genesis 13.14-17  GOD has given The Land of Israel to the Jewish people forever.

Genesis 15.1-7  GOD promised Abraham an Heir.  That Heir is Isaac.

Genesis 17.6  Yeshua The Messiah is The Greatest King of all.
                       He is a key part of The Abrahamic Covenant.

Genesis 17.7-8  He is our GOD.  We are His people.
                          Non-Jewish Believers can join in as equals, with God’s conditions. Those conditions are, Faith
                          in Messiah Yeshua and Obedience to Torah, The Law of Moses.

Jeremiah 31.35-37  The Jewish people as a nation will remain before GOD forever and throughout eternity.

Genesis 26.1-5  GOD established His Covenant with Isaac.

Genesis 28.13-15  And then to Jacob.

Deuteronomy 30.1-5  Then to Moses

Joshua 1.1-9  Then to Joshua

Then to the Gentiles who would receive it first by a Jewish witness, Paul.

Acts 9.15-16

Romans 3.29-31
Verse 30  Justify – Make Righteous
-By and through faith have the same meaning.
-Both Jewish and Gentile People are saved by or through faith in Messiah Yeshua.
Verse 31  Both Jewish and Gentile Believers should not make void the Law of Moses due to their faith in Messiah Yeshua, But rather establish the Law of Moses in his or her life. 

GOD has promised Israel will never again go into exile.

Amos 9.14-15
Captivity – In Hebrew is Sheh voot,  Meaning, The Captivity is or are those Jewish People living outside Israel. God will return them to the Land Of Israel and restore them when He brings His People into the Messianic Era, in Israel, the 1,000 year millennium

Ezekiel 11.17-20  GOD will save His people when they return to The Land.

And those non-Jewish Believers who walk with Yeshua in GOD’s Way will also inherit eternity.

1 Thessalonians 4.13-18, Zechariah 2.10-11

And the Abrahamic Covenant continues throughout eternity in The Heavenly New Jerusalem, for those who love GOD, Jewish and non-Jewish, and receive His Jewish Messiah Yeshua. And have broken the chains of the bondage of sin by obeying GOD’s Law of Moses.  They are the ones going to Heaven.

Revelation 21.1-4

Shalom,  Ira Weinstein