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Home  An Introduction to GOD’s Life Instructions for HIS Children  Michael G. Wodlinger  Illustrated by Glenn Sikorski A Journey Through Torah An Introduction to God’s Life Instructions for His Children  Copyright © 2018 by Michael Wodlinger and Glenn Sikorski  All rights reserved. This book or any of its parts may be reproduced for teaching purposes […]

Devotion 115

RETRIBUTION Whoever sheds human blood, by a human being will his own blood be shed; for God made human beings in his image. (Genesis 9:6) Never seek revenge, my friends; instead, leave that to God’s anger; for in the Tanakh it is written, “Adonai says, ‘Vengeance is my responsibility; I will repay.’” (Romans 12:19) I find it interesting […]

Devotion 126

PRIDE & ARROGANCE Adonai said to Moshe and Aharon, “If someone develops on his skin a swelling, scab or bright spot which could develop into the disease tzara‘at, he is to be brought to Aharon the cohen or to one of his sons who are cohanim. (Leviticus 13:1,2) In ancient times, many diseases were considered to have been caused by sin. […]

Devotion 123

WHAT ARE YOU DOING? Then they too will answer, ‘Lord, when did we see You hungry, or thirsty, or a stranger, or without clothes, or sick, or in prison, and not help You?’ “Then He will answer them, ‘I assure you: Whatever you did not do for one of the least of these, you did […]

Devotion 122

GOD’S LIGHT THROUGH US  Avraham got up, bowed before the people of the land, the sons of Het, and spoke with them. “If it is your desire to help me bury my dead, then listen to me: ask ‘Efron the son of Tzochar to give me the cave of Makhpelah, which he owns, the one at the […]

Devotion 121

THE BINDING OF SARAH After these things, God tested Avraham. He said to him, “Avraham!” and he answered, “Here I am.” 2 He said, “Take your son, your only son, whom you love, Yitz’chak; and go to the land of Moriyah. There you are to offer him as a burnt offering on a mountain that I will […]

Devotion 120

RETRIBUTION Whoever sheds human blood, by a human being will his own blood be shed; for God made human beings in his image. (Genesis 9:6) Never seek revenge, my friends; instead, leave that to God’s anger; for in the Tanakh it is written, “Adonai says, ‘Vengeance is my responsibility; I will repay.’” (Romans 12:19) I find it interesting […]

Devotion 119

FEAR Ya‘akov became greatly afraid and distressed. He divided the people, flocks, cattle and camels with him into two camps,  saying, “If ‘Esav comes to the one camp and attacks it, at least the camp that is left will escape.” (Genesis 32:8,9) Fear is a powerful tool both we and the adversary may use to hinder […]

Devotion 118

MELCHEZIDEK After his return from slaughtering K’dorla‘omer and the kings with him, the king of S’dom went out to meet him in the Shaveh Valley, also known as the King’s Valley. Malki-Tzedek king of Shalem brought out bread and wine. He was cohen of El ‘Elyon [God Most High], so he blessed him with these words: “Blessed be Avram by El […]

Devotion 116

THE BINDING OF ISAAC After these things, God tested Avraham. He said to him, “Avraham!” and he answered, “Here I am.” He said, “Take your son, your only son, whom you love, Yitz’chak; and go to the land of Moriyah. There you are to offer him as a burnt offering on a mountain that I will […]