Author Archive: hesedyahu

Mystical Priesthood

There is a certain sense of “mystical priesthood” about what is called “the scientists” nowadays. They hold the secret knowledge and tell us “the truth” (which is beyond the power of science). Go against popular theories and conclusions and be ridiculed and excommunicated. More and more informs me that we humans are religious creatures, even …

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Anti-Jew

https://ia601508.us.archive.org/8/items/anti-jew/anti-jew.mp3 There. I’ll keep the title simple. I’m not sure if it’s the cold I’m coming down with or something else, but I struggled to come up with a title. So I’ll just … you know … keep it simple? I’ve said that already, haven’t I? Anyway, in this article, I’m dropping a certain word: …

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Why would a person who doesn’t accept Israel’s God keep the seven laws?

https://ia601508.us.archive.org/30/items/WhyWouldAPersonWhoDoesntAcceptIsraelsGodKeepTheSevenLaws/Why%20would%20a%20person%20who%20doesn%27t%20accept%20Israel%27s%20God%20keep%20the%20seven%20laws.mp3 They keep saying it’s unlikely or even impossible, that the chances of it are so remote that people ponder why it’s even mentioned. I mean, you must know of God or Torah to keep the seven laws. You must! And yet the logic, the reasoning of such people who hold this view, rabbis included, …

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Government: Meant for good things?

https://ia601505.us.archive.org/21/items/GovernmentMeantForGoodThings/government%20meant%20for%20good%20things.mp3 It’s been bugging me so I’m just gonna scratch the itch and get rid of it. So I get emails from First Covenant Foundation with their newsletter, First Covenant Connection. Michael Dallen was one of the first to get me into the Seven Laws. I bought his book before I got the first edition …

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Derived or God-given – A possible answer

Well, I shared my previous blog post on some Facebook forums. There were some cool answers. Let me share a link someone responded with. Please take a look. https://www.etzion.org.il/en/seven-noachide-laws

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Derived or God-given

https://ia601507.us.archive.org/10/items/DerivedOrGodGiven/Derived%20or%20God%20given%20.mp3 So currently, I’m at a loss. It’s not clear in my head yet. I mean it makes sense in a way, but not. I’ll explain myself. I believed that God gave the seven laws in the same way as he gave the commandments to Moshe: direct, verbal, to be recorded for future generations. When …

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Close to the Jew, far from the Gentile Part 2 – It’s theirs not yours

https://ia601506.us.archive.org/27/items/CloseToTheJewFarFromTheGentile/Close%20to%20the%20Jew%20far%20from%20the%20Gentile%20.mp3 It was not the first time that I had heard the argument, but hearing it from one who I truly admire was a jarring sensation. It was the claim that to study or keep the seven laws that were enjoined upon Adam and Noah apart from Jewish Torah tutelage was akin to theft. It …

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I know where I am

https://ia601500.us.archive.org/20/items/IKnowWhereIAm/I%20know%20where%20I%20am.mp3 I’ve been very reluctant to share certain of my thoughts. I’ve been afraid that if I share them, they will be used to smear other people who respect Torah. For me to express these “heretical” thoughts could mean that the “reputation” of the seven laws may be tarnished to other Gentiles who uphold the …

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My Purpose

https://ia601501.us.archive.org/23/items/MyPurpose/My%20Purpose.mp3 “… the end of the matter, all having been heard — fear God [i.e., do whatever you can, with your heart to Heaven)], and keep His commandments; for this is [the purpose of the creation of] all men.” Ecclesiastes 12:13, The Rashi Kethuvim, by rabbi Shraga Silverstein at sefaria.org Every now and again, I …

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The King continued: Who owns you?

https://ia601500.us.archive.org/5/items/WhoOwnsYou_201811/who%20owns%20you.mp3 So a man I highly respect responded to my previous article about the Divine Code’s words about the authority of the king. One of these days, I may have to write a tribute to him. Even when I’ve disagreed with his stance, he’s never rejected me, always shown such patience, even though others have …

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