--Sharing our Saviour Yahushua the Messiah to the World!--
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
This image does have a very special meaning and this study explains it
Thus do not judge its Hebraic content, for that was used on purpose!
May “Elohim (God) … fill you with the knowledge of His will, through all spiritual wisdom and understanding … that you may live a life worthy and please Him in every way, bearing fruit in every good work, growing in the knowledge of Elohim” Colossians 1: 9-19.
Beloved in Yahushua, whilst I was away on a seven-day retreat way back in August 1999, I was richly blessed to receive certain instruction from the Almighty, blessed be He, as He taught me in relation to the Jewish tradition of the covering of the head. At first, this shocked me for He revealed to me the origin of the Jewish tradition of men covering their heads with the traditional Kippah that is also called a Yarmulke or a Skullcap.
Beloved this study will delve into this important matter, for it relates to all who are part of the faithful in Yahushua, those who are “the Bride.” What I am about to share with you is of utmost importance, especially in these very important “latter days,” for the Messiah is calling and preparing His Bride. We are to be “filled with the knowledge of the will of Elohim” in order we “Live a life worthy” unto Him, “bearing fruit in every good work, growing in the knowledge of Elohim.”
Beloved let us rid ourselves of the “traditions of men” and busy ourselves only in those things our blessed Saviour Yahushua has asked of us. For the time will come soon that the Bride and Messiah will meet again when He comes!
strengthen your hearts so that you will be blameless and right in the presence
of our Elohim and Father when our
We need to be
circumcised again, with “circumcision that is of the heart, in the
Spirit, not in the letter” (Romans 2:29, also Davarim –
Deuteronomy 10:16 & 30:6, also Yirmyahu –
“At that time YHVH said to
Therefore beloved, we must also
prepare for the great battle ahead and go and share the Word of Elohim to souls
lost in order that many more will be ready to meet Messiah Yahushua when He
comes for the faithful. We cannot be spiritually unemployed at this urgent
time, for we are living in “
will arise and have mercy on
Yahushua told us very clearly the following …
“Now learn this parable from the fig
tree. When its branch has already become tender and puts forth leaves, you know
that summer is near (speaking of
we must understand the importance of living in the will of Elohim and not
travel along the road, based on “the traditions of men.” The
reason I have repeated that phrase “the traditions of men” is
because, our Heavenly Father gave me a Word in 1998 … “Tell My
own, rid your selves from the traditions of men, which I abhor.”
And I first thought that He meant, my own,
Christians we know have inherited a great deal
Our Elohim expects purity of worship for He despises pagan tainted customs. Therefore beloved, I believe it is time that we “examine ourselves” and seek the guidance of the blessed Sanctified Spirit of Elohim, in order that we may walk on His path to the point Yahushua will say, “Well done, thou good and faithful servant.”
Turn now to 1 Corinthians and seek the Father on some important matters. These may not be so important on the human level, but vital in the spiritual realm of Elohim.
“I praise you for remembering me in everything and for holding to the teachings, just as I passed them on to you.” 1 Corinthians 11:2.
It appears that the apostle had previously
given them a variety of directions relative to the matters mentioned here. Some
paid strict attention to them, however others obviously had not. Contentions
and divisions were the consequences, which he reproves and endeavours to
rectify. While Shaul of
“But I would have you know, that the head of every man is the Messiah and the head of the woman is the man, and the head of the Messiah is Elohim.” 1 Corinthians 11:3.
“Therefore a man shall leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife, and they shall become one - echad flesh.” Bereshis - Genesis 2:24.
Back to the main subject: Every man and husband who confesses that Yahushua is his Saviour and every believing woman and wife will acknowledge, according to Bereshis - Genesis 3:16 that Elohim has placed the wife in a dependence on, and is subject to her husband. This far, I pray, there is no scriptural difficulty with this passage.
Sadly due to the rampage of false doctrines, and the rise of the evil and Satanically inspired feminism amongst the world as well as the “Christian churches” that really have gone so far off the rails regarding these scriptures and more, as they are ordaining women, and excepting gay ministers, both male and female, as well as same sex marriages, etc, for we are living in and evil world! Sadly all this is just as our Messiah Yahushua told us would happen in these the “Latter Days.” Remember the adversary (HaSatan) loves to reverse all things of Elohim. From this we should realise that this rebellious world and great parts of the church is being controlled by the evil one. Their behaviour, or doctrines, is based on greed and the self. I pray that the faithful in Messiah Yahushua will listen to His call and follow Him, for only in Yahushua we have the true “Hatikvah” - “The Hope!”
“Come out of her, My people, so that you will not share in her sins, so that you will not receive any of her plagues” Revelation 18:4.
If there are any of the faithful in Messiah Yahushua still in those churches, you must separate yourselves and be different, as well as to the world around us. If we are to be the “Bride,” we must also “rid ourselves from the traditions of men” especially those that are based on paganism.
Now what was Shaul -
“Every man praying or prophesying, having his head covered, dishonours his head.” 1 Corinthians 11:4.
When Shaul -
“Having his head covered.”
Should a man pray or minister with his cap or a turban on, NO, for he
will dishonour his head. This is because, head covering was a sign of
mourning and subjection, and while he was employed in the public ministration
of the Word, he was to be considered as a representative of our blessed
Messiah. On this account, his being veiled or covered would be improper. This
statement by the apostle back then is in complete contrast to Jewish (rabbinic)
tradition, as we know it today, for
Thus at this point we should ask ourselves, “Why do Jewish men wear a Kippah, a Skullcap?” The rabbis provide us with the following explanation.
“A man should cover himself to show that he is ashamed before Elohim due to his sins and is unworthy to behold Him with an open face.”
Well, praise the blessed Name of Yahushua our Messiah, when He Redeemed us through the shedding of His precious blood, He removed our shame and mourning and we are worthy to approach our heavenly Father with bare heads!
But it is very interesting
Jews, Gentiles, and believers tend to presume that Jewish men have always
covered their heads when in prayer, or upon entering the Tabernacle,
“The paradox resides in the fact that this practice of head-covering, deemed fundamentally Jewish and hallowed by ancient tradition, is in reality pagan, and in terms of Jewish chronology, comparatively modern. The truth is, the practice of head covering, was copied from their environment by the Babylonian Jews.” (Highlighting in bold by the author).
Now why should this surprise us, considering the hierarchy of the pagan Babylonian style Church of Rome wear skullcaps?
“These Babylonian Jews took their custom
to the shores of
The above is from the book “The Star of David” by Rabbi Dr. R Brash.
That famous Jewish musical From “Fiddler on the Roof” has that song “Tradition” that opens the show and they sound so true!
“Tradition, tradition, where would we be … without tradition.”
For the Jewish People are bound to a multitude of traditions and even countless of man-made laws by the ancient priests and rabbis, which Yahushua despised and so fiercely fought, thus the Pharisees and the Sadducees hated Him that much to have Him killed!
The Children of Israel continue to believe in
the One Elohim of Avraham, Yitzchak -
Praise Elohim for His enduring mercy, “for
Elohim has not cast away His People (
sad fact is that the many traditions including the introduction of covering of
the head has assisted
Although Yahushua did say “If ye love Me,
keep My commandments,”
thus we are commanded to follow His commandments, but we do so because we love
Him and knowing that we are saved because of His
However, many have asked me in the past, but
brother, “What about the High Priest, did he not wear head covering?”
Yes he did, for he was the one who would have to enter into the Holy of Holies
on one day each year on the Feast of “Yom Kippur” the “Day of
Atonement” with the bowl of blood and sprinkle it on the Mercy Seat and
around the Altar. He would have his head covered in mourning for the sins of
But we who are redeemed are not in mourning, for we are washed clean by the shed blood of the Lamb Elohim! HalleluYAH! There is no command for any other than those Priests to wear a special head covering.
Men who wear head covering in
Messianic Fellowships today (knowingly or unknowingly) dishonour Messiah
Yahushua our Saviour, and they simply follow the Rabbinic Laws and “the
Traditions of men,” which, as shown earlier originally came out of
<![if !supportLists]>· <![endif]>“The covering of the head, as an expression of the ‘fear of Elohim’ (yirat shamayim) and as a continuation of the practice of the Babylonian scholars was gradually endorsed by the rabbis.”
<![if !supportLists]>· <![endif]>“According to the description of the priestly garb in Exodus (28:4, 37, 40), the high priest wore a miter (miznefet), and the ordinary priests a hat (migba'at). It was generally considered a sign of mourning to cover the head and face (II Sam. 15:30, 19:5; Jer. 14:3–4; Esth. 6:12). In talmudic times, too, men expressed their sense of grief while mourning by covering their heads, as did Bar Kappara after the death of Judah ha-Nasi (TJ, Kil. 9:4, 32b; TJ, Ket. 12:3, 35a). A mourner, one on whom a ban (herem) had been pronounced, and a leper, were, in fact, obliged to cover their heads.”
<![if !supportLists]>· <![endif]>“Jewish tradition requires men to cover the head as a sign of humility before Elohim, and women, as evidence of modesty before men, although the Bible (the Tanach or Old Covenant) does not explicitly command either men or women to cover the head.”
<![endif]>“The opinion of
representation, such as Egyptian and Babylonian tablets and
in the synagogue at
Thus, as Rabbi Brash and the Encyclopaedia
Judaica clearly show us, head covering was copied by
“He who has My commandments and keeps them, it is he who loves Me. And
he who loves Me will be loved by My Father, and I will
love him and manifest Myself to him.” Yochanan -
“If you abide in Me,
and My words abide in you, you will ask what you desire, and it shall be done
for you. By this My Father is glorified, that you bear much fruit; so you will
be My disciples. As the Father loved Me, I also have
loved you; abide in My love. If you keep My commandments, you will abide in My love, just as I have
kept My Father's commandments and abide in His love.” Yochanan -
Having learned this remarkable truth, regarding the Kippah (head covering), as I said, it shocked me greatly having believed originally that it was Scriptural.
We also need to remember that the
head of the Church of Rome, the Pope does not wear a skullcap because it is
from a Jewish origin, no certainly not, he wears it because it is from a
Babylonian pagan origin and he knows this, for so many of the
custom’s of the Roman church originate from Babylon, including the two
pagan feasts it has imposed on the world, as well as the countless false
doctrines and pagan names, etc!
But now the question begs, what about the ladies?
Having read verse 4 of 1 Corinthians 11, we
should also take note of what Shaul -
“And every woman who prays or prophesies with her head uncovered dishonours her head; it is just as though her head were shaved.” 1 Corinthians 11:5.
We should understand that the ladies have a very special and an honoured place in the body of beloved Saviour, and that in no way are they ever the lesser person in any shape or form! For in the Word they play a most vital part. In fact, the Jewish wife for instance plays one of the most important roles in the household, for it is she who is the one who is blessed with a great honour each and every week by bringing in the Sabbath each week and that includes all of the blessed “Feasts of YaHVaH.” You will be surprised to learn that it is the Mother who educates the children about the creation and everything about Elohim and not the Father. Thus, she does have a wonderful and a distinguished role to play apart from what many would call, “just being a wife.” Sorry, if you thought that, you are so very wrong, for they both have an important role in Elohim’s plan, and they must both work together in harmony!
However according to the Word of Elohim, whenever praying or prophesying ladies should have their heads covered, otherwise she “dishonours her head.”
To enforce this edict, the apostle even states that the uncovered woman (not a bold woman) would appear “just as though” a prostitute, who goes out *without a veil – “as though her head were shaven.”
The faithful in those days would have fully
understood those particular
words of Shaul –
*According the Word, for a woman to uncover her head indicated
withdrawal from the husband’s power, whence a suspected wife had her head
uncovered by the priest (Numbers 5:18). It also shows her defiance to the will
“Then the priest shall stand the woman before the LORD, uncover the woman's head.” Vayikra - Numbers 5:18a.
I am well aware that there will be some who will stand their ground and say “no way,” but you will have to make a choice and the end result will depend on your actions!
Just think about it, what is your genuine
desire, will it be pleasing your Creator and our
loving Saviour Yahushua? Be assured that
Beloved, this act of wearing a simple
covering, makes women not less, for they have an exulted, even a very special
place in Elohim! Remember, it was
The final analyses is this, are we willing to obey YaHVaH Elohim, and do what He asks of us with great joy, or are we going follow the way of the world, and follow “the traditions of man,” and continue with the I, me and myself, of the new age, and the Satanic feminist way’s?
Tragically we are well aware that so much of “christianity” has veiled itself in a considerable amount of paganism? Yet so many of its followers are not even aware of it, for they are just like sheep and followers of “the traditions of men.” It is time they started reading and checking out the blessed Word far more carefully themselves and not just accepting what they are being fed by their leaders, for their food may not be exactly wholesome!
Beloved, the faithful in Messiah Yahushua must be those who stand apart, being Emancipated, Redeemed by the Shed Blood of the “Lamb of Elohim,” being Separated from the things of the world, and living in His will and obeying His commandments, heading for that sure Possession in Yahushua our beloved Saviour!
Do you know what it is to be the Bride of the Messiah Yahushua? Being the Bride is not just being a “Believer,” for many “Know” Him, even “Believe” in Him, but they do not “Understand” Him, thus they do not follow His Commandments and follow His “Iupogrammón” “example!”
“You are My witnesses,” declares YHVH, “and My servant whom I have chosen, so that you may know and believe Me and understand that I am He. Before Me no Elohim was formed, nor will there be one after Me. I, even I, am YHVH, and apart from Me there is no Saviour.” Yeshayahu - Isaiah 43:10-11.
“For to this you were called, because
Messiah also suffered for us, leaving us an example (Iupogrammón),
that you should follow His steps.” 1
Let us therefore follow in Messiah’s example and walk in His ways, and what are they? He said, uphold the Commandments, meaning the Seventh Day Sabbath, the Feasts of YHVH, and continue in all of His blessed teachings in doing good and sharing His Word of Truth and by being a Light unto the World!
“Teach me Your way, O YHVH. I will
walk in Your truth.
UNITE MY HEART TO FEAR YOUR NAME!”
Tehillim – Psalms 86:11
May YHVH Elohim bless and keep you in the palm of His hand always, in Messiah Yahushua’s loving Name!
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day. It is written in the Prophets: They will all be taught by Elohim. Everyone
who listens to the Father and learns from Him comes to Me.
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the Father. I tell you the truth he who believes has everlasting life.” Yochanan (
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