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-Please Read this FIRST- On this site we prefer to use the actual Name of our loving Heavenly Father as it was written in the Word, and thus you will note that we will use the Four Letter “Memorial Name” of - YHVH, which is pronounced as YaHVaH or YaHWaH. In addition we will also use our Heavenly Father’s attribute/title, which is Elohim rather than “God,” which sadly is the name of a pagan god. In addition we also love to use the actual and real Name of our beloved Messiah which is - Yahushua or Yahshua in short, for this is our Saviours original Hebrew Name as given to Him at birth in Lukas - Luke 1:31. This was the only Name ever used when He was on the earth by His family, disciples and His followers OVER THE centuries, even until today! However, it was changed to a foreign name by the founder of the new “pagan church of Rome.” Occasionally, we may also use other Hebrew or Greek names as well as different words in our studies for certain common words used are from pagan backgrounds and thus are not suitable. All names will be translated when they are FIRST used in a study or at various times as needed for clarity. There is a full explanation of YHVH’s blessed “Memorial Name” as well as the wonderful blessed Name of our Messiah and Saviour, thus please read …The Memorial Name.”

The three levels of learning & understanding of the blessed Word of YaHVaH Elohim (the Lord God):

When we read and study the blessed Scriptures, the Word of YHVH Elohim as a believer in Yahushua the Messiah, we should keep the following three steps always in mind for they are a valuable guide and it will certainly provide us with guidance and illuminate the sheer beauty and the fullness of YHVH’s most blessed Word.

1. Who was YHVH Elohim, blessed be His sanctified Name, speaking to?

2. When was it said?

3. How was His Word understood at the time it was spoken/given?

I do believe that these three points are most relevant to our understanding of 1. What the Almighty is saying at the time – 2. As well as what it means to us today - and 3. Especially to you and me right now!

The Origin of the Word

“Biblios” ~ “Bible”

The term “Scripture” or “Scriptures” is used once in the Book of Daniel and some fifty four times in the Brit Chadashah, being Hebrew for the New Covenant. It refers to the whole Book of YaHVaH Elohim, blessed be His Sanctified Name, which is commonly known as “the Bible.”

However, the original parts of the Scriptures are made up of individual books and each book of the Tanach – Old Covenant was written on a parchment “scroll,” which parts of it was later combined onto one large scroll known as the “Torah” for the use in the Synagogue’s. Today these can also be found in book form. But a complete Hebrew version of the Tanach is also in print as is Tanach – Old Covenant combined with the Brit Chadashah – New Covenant, but this is now generally known as “biblios” or “biblion” in Greek or better known as the “Bible.” However, those Greek words do not refer to the complete meaning to the wonderful Word of YaHVaH Elohim that we know as the blessed “Scriptures.”

We may ask; “When was the word ‘Bible’ was first used?” In fact it was around 400AD; prior to that time it had always been known as the “Scriptures” or the “Word.” Did you realise that “biblios” is the name of a pagan goddess?

In ancient days all documents were written on papyrus, which was imported from Egypt, but it had come through the Phoenician seaport Gebal, which was called Biblios or Biblion. It was well known that this seaport was the home of the Phoenician Sun-deity, and was founded by Baal Chronos and the seat of Adonis and once contained a large temple of Adonis. The sun-god was associated with the "Lady of Biblios." Both the city of Byblos in Phoenicia and the city Biblios in Egypt were named after the female deity Biblios (also called Bible or Biblios). This pagan goddess was the grand-daughter of Apollo, the Greek sun-deity. Biblios was also a name for Venus, an astral goddess and a goddess of sensuality among the ancient Greeks, thus beloved now we know more about the name “Bible.”

Therefore beloved, the truth is simple true believers in Yahushua THE Messiah should never use the word “Bible,” for its origins are far from what we understand it to be today! Like so many things that we are unaware of these days, words have meanings that so often we have no idea about. Although we should know that every day and month is named after a pagan god, based on Pope Gregory evils pagan calendar. And then there are so many other things that surround us with clever inclusions and we must always be aware of these and yet this word has made it to the cover of the Word itself!

The Apostle Shaul of Tarsus - Paul in the Scriptures clearly told us the following:

What fellowship can light have with darkness?” 2 Corinthians 6:14.

The answer is simply, NONE – for if you are a genuine believer in the blessed Word of YaHVaH Elohim and He … Who is the Word you cannot use this evil pagan word! But let’s see what Yochanan - John has to say and remind us who our loving Saviour really is?

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with Elohim, and the Word was Elohim. He was in the beginning with Elohim.” Yochanan - John 1:1-2.

However to name the book that contains the precious Word of our Creator YaHVaH Elohim, blessed be His Sanctified Name, with a name that is completely pagan is just another clever way that Satan - the adversaries of Yahushua THE Messiah, and all the way back in the early days, when that evil early pagan church was originally corrupted when a great sin came in at a time by that evil sorcerer who became the very first bishop of Rome, whose name was Simon (Peter) Magnus, an ex Babylonian priest who greatly offended the Apostle Shime’on ben Yochanan – called Peter, and that wicked man wanted to become an apostle and buy his way in, but of course he was refused! You can read the details in the Book of Acts chapter 8 and below, as well as in my special study online that reveals on how the Church of Rome really began? Link is at the bottom of the page.

“But there was a certain man, called Simon, which beforetime in the same city used sorcery, and bewitched the people of Samaria, giving out that himself was some great one: To whom they all gave heed, from the least to the greatest, saying, This man is the great power of Elohim. And to him they had regard, because that of long time he had bewitched them with sorceries. But when they believed Fillipos - Philip preaching the things concerning the Kingdom of Elohim, and the name of Yahushua the Messiah, they were immersed - baptised, both men and women. Then Simon himself believed also: and when he was immersed, he continued with Filippos - Philip, and wondered, beholding the miracles and signs which were done. Now when the apostles which were at Jerusalem heard that the Samaritans had received the word of Elohim, they sent unto them Shime’on - Peter and Yochanan - John: Who, when they were come down, prayed for them, that they might receive the Sanctified Spirit: For as yet he was fallen upon none of them: only they were Immersed in the Name of the Master Yahushua. Then laid they their hands on them, and they received the Sanctified Spirit. And when Simon (the Samaritan) saw that through laying on of the apostles’ hands the Sanctified Spirit was given, he offered them money, saying, ‘Give me also this power, that on whomsoever I lay hands, he may receive the Sanctified Spirit.’ But Shime’on - Peter said unto him, ‘Thy money perish with thee, because thou hast thought that the gift of Elohim may be purchased with money. Thou hast neither part nor lot in this matter: for thy heart is not right in the sight of Elohim. Repent therefore of this thy wickedness, and pray Elohim, if perhaps the thought of thine heart may be forgiven thee. For I perceive that thou art in the gall of bitterness, and in the bond of iniquity.’ Then answered Simon, and said, ‘Pray ye to YHVH for me, that none of these things which ye have spoken come upon me.’” Acts 8:9-24. KJV.

After this event this evil man moved to Rome and became the person who created a new religion there and also created a brand new word, that had not existed previously “Christians” and “Christ” in the Greek form of course, and he commenced to set up a new church in Rome.

It is vital to understand that the Apostle, who is generally known as “Peter the Rock,” (Shime’on ben Yochanan) who so sadly refused to know our Saviour before the cock crowed, never during his life visited Rome, for Shaul – Paul would have revealed this for he spent so much of his time there. For Shime’on – Peter was in fact appointed to do what? He was always to be the Apostle to the Hebrews, the Jews!

For interest the word “Biblios” did not come on the scene during this evil man’s time, for he was the convener of this satanically inspired church of a new messiah whose name would not be the one found in the original writings of the Gospels, which was - Yahushua, but instead it became a totally foreign name “Iesous – Jesus.” Again there is a special study on this subject, see the links at the bottom of the page.

Now beloved I am going to ask this simple question: How can any true believer in Him Who gave His life for you, shed His blood for you, in order that you may have your sins forgiven and have life eternal, in the Kingdom of Elohim - make mention of pagan fertility goddess and the associated gods and use the word Bible! Does YaHVaH Elohim not clearly command us in the Ten Commandments, which are still in FULL EFFECT …

You shall have no other gods before Me.” Shemos - Exodus 20:3.

“… for I, YHVH your Elohim, am a jealous Elohim, punishing the children for the sin of the fathers” Shemos - Exodus 20 20:5.

Let the faithful in Messiah Yahushua, return in calling Elohim’s Word as either “The Scriptures,” or “The Word of Elohim,” that contains; 1. The “Torah” - being the Five Books of Moshe - Moses. 2. The “Tanach” the whole OLD Covenant, and 3. The “Brit Chadashah” the NEW Covenant.

However, beloved, no matter what, we MUST refrain from using a name that belongs in the “pit.”

It should also be noted, that the “OLD Covenant” in today’s christian “Bibles” is based on the Greek Septuagint LXX, and NOT from the (original) Hebrew Tanach! It therefore differs in 1. In structure. 2. Order. 3. And also in translation, compared to that of the original Tanach – Old Covenant in some parts. We know that the Tanach was written in Hebrew, which is a perfect language. There is also very small amount of Aramaic. The oldest surviving ancient texts such as the Dead Sea Scrolls, that the authors has seen are from the book of Yeshayahu - Isaiah and what these texts have proven is that these ancient scrolls when it was compared with today’s modern version of the Tanach that are used in the Jewish Synagogues today is they are 100% accurate, but not what is written in the normal “Bible’s” or other versions, etc., as they are all based on the newer version being the Greek Septuagint LXX.

Whereas quotations and allusions to the modern “Old Covenant” found in the Brit Chadashah – the New Covenant depend entirely on the Septuagint, rather than the original Hebrew text of the Tanach. Of course not one of the Apostles would have used Greek as their language of choice of writing; for we need to remember that they were simple fishermen who did not speak a word of Greek, for that was a foreign language, possibly later having travelled and writing some of their letters. And although the common language of the day in Judea may have been Aramaic, being a derivative from the Hebrew, as it is done to this very day Hebrew is used when in prayer be it in private or publicly, whilst reading the Torah - the Scriptures, both in Synagogues or in the Temple as well as when discussing and writing the Word of Elohim, for it was regarded as a sin to do otherwise during those days! Thus as the Scriptures in Israel were entirely in Hebrew, the Apostles as well as their scribes would not have even considered writing the Gospels in any other language other than in Hebrew and again we have complete proof of that fact now at this time of history. Again, see the link at bottom of this page.

In addition, we should realise that the Septuagint was an erroneous translation, written during the time when there were those of Israel who had been Hellenised and living in foreign lands and had become lost in a great way from the Almighty. Obviously in Israel, Greek could never even be read out in public, nor used to formulate any kind of doctrines, not that should even happen as Elohim’s Laws had already been made; everything HAD to be done in Hebrew! Thus why then does the “New Covenant” texts refer to the Greek Septuagint, rather than the original Hebrew? This is because the texts were edited later in Rome by those who had little to NO understanding of Hebrew and those things which YaHVaH Elohim had given unto Israel over the many centuries! And beloved, that is precisely why I place the VITAL THREE POINT OF REFERENCE AT THE TOP OF EACH STUDY, to point out how we come to our teachings, as 1. the I, the author originally came out of an ultra orthodox Jewish background, who completely disliked anything to do with Messianic’s and christians, but, through one of the most amazing miracles at home in my office during my evening prayers and study time back in December 1977, without any ministry of any believers, I came to know THE blessed Messiah Yahushua, and repented and was redeemed by the shed blood of the Lamb of Elohim! For the next seven years I had to study the Scriptures alone and was not PERMITTED TO READ A SINGLE BOOK WRITTEN BY MEN, just HIS WORD in the original! Therefore, I could not be influenced by false doctrines. In 1983, My Heavenly Father sent me a wonderful Greek brother and ever since we have walked the road together travelling the world from 1984 sharing the Word as He opened the doors in a ministry that has always remained 100% non-commercial, as we do not market, sell, or ever ask for funds by any means whatsoever! “Give us this day our daily bread.” And our beloved Father does just that!

Thus, we have been greatly blessed and have seen His hand in so many wonderful events and in lives touched. But thanks to my dear brother in Him, Elohim has given us both a blessed understanding of Hebrew and Greek to share with our beloved ones in Messiah! This has been just a short explanation how so much of our teaching has come about, and I am grateful to our Heavenly Father for His blessed Word of Truth, for “the truth will set you free.”

If you hold to My teaching, you are really My disciples. Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.” Yochanan - John 8:31-32.

Beloved in Yahushua THE Messiah, I pray that this study will have given you a better insight into “Ha Davar Elohim” being Hebrew for “The Word of Elohim (God).”

May I suggest that you start by obtaining a copy of a wonderful new version of “The Word,” containing both the “Tanach and Brit Chadashah.” It is called “The Scriptures” and it uses all the blessed original names of the people in the Word. It will always show the Name of YHVH in Hebrew text such as - and Yahushua as - . Purchase details are shown below.

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Are you looking for a copy of the blessed Scriptures that has the original Hebrew Names of our Creator and Messiah? Then “the Scriptures” is for you! Each time the Name of YHVH appears it will be in a Hebrew font such as , and His attribute/title is written as Elohim (God). Whilst the Name Yahushua, our beloved Messiah and Redeemer is also written in a Hebrew font,  - as it is let’s face it a true Hebrew name! “the Scriptures” is available in two ways. 1. A hard copy be it in a value soft cover, or a hard cover (my favourite) with large print being available. Also leather bound versions being available for that something special! Individual costs are a little higher, but start at US$21.30 each for a soft cover edition, a hard cover (bonded leather) is $28.40 each. If you buy 10 or more it is obviously much cheaper! 2. There is a free download available, which you will find on their front page. I have placed a scan of my own Hard cover (bonded leather) large print version available at $58.60) below. To visit the “Institute for Scripture Research” to obtain a copy of “the Scriptures” just click on the image above or the actual cover below! Or Qodech Publishers

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LINKS

Simon the First Bishop of Rome - Yahushua or Jesus

 

Restoring the Faith of the Apostles - YHVH – the Divine Name in the Gospels

 

“Teach me Your way, O YHVH. I will walk in Your truth.
UNITE MY HEART TO FEAR YOUR NAME!”

Tehillim – Psalms 86:11

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(Brother Kosta joined the ministry in 1983).

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