Author Archive: Katharine Weiss

Supreme Being, Higher Court

God never said that our journey would be easy, but He did promise that the destination is worthwhile. With all the tumult around us, we can take comfort in Yeshua’s words: These things I have spoken to you, so that in Me you may have peace. In the world you have tribulation, but take courage; I have overcome the […]

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God’s Personal Plan For You

Have you ever felt that you were meant for more than mundane, day-to-day life? Sometimes in conjunction with a sense of high calling, we mortals feel unqualified for that altruistic purpose deep inside of us. We all struggle with this incongruence: “It’s too late, I’m too old, too young, not smart enough, not spiritual enough, etc., etc., etc.” You […]

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Feast or Famine

In this season of renewal, if we find ourselves not hungering for God, it is because we are filling up His places in our lives with substitutes. Often such substitutes are temporal in origin—pleasures that satisfy for the moment but leave us empty in the long run. The Word is very clear: “Blessed are they […]

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An Eternal Covenant

Judaism, Christianity, and Islam all lay varying claims to Jerusalem and the Land of Israel. Although Jerusalem is not mentioned in the Koran, Muslims have a fantasy about Mohammed and his flying horse leaving Earth 1,400 years ago from what Jews and Christians call the Temple Mount. In reality, historians can identify actual places where […]

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Give Shalom a Chance!

God wants us to be carriers of peace. Yeshua declared that it was necessary for Him to go so that He could leave His peace in the Person of the Holy Spirit. Hebrew thought gives peace greater consideration than does Western ideology. Perhaps it is time for us to revisit the simple but profound promise […]

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The Ascent of all Believers

Scriptures speak of the “Psalms of Ascent” from Psalm 120 to Psalm 134. These 15 songs are meant to carry the spirit of the worshipper up to Jerusalem, to the Temple to meet with God. The Hebrew word to ascend is ma’aloth. Great Feasts These psalms have been heard for centuries in the Holy City […]

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A Season of Joy – Sukkot

Jesus kept all the Feasts during His earthly life. He did this as an observant Jew, as a model for us, and as the promised Messiah. Sukkot, the Feast of Tabernacles The season of Sukkot, the Feast of Tabernacles, is notable for several reasons. It is the seventh moed (appointed time) in the seventh month. It pictures fullness, […]

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Peace in the Storms of Life

As Believers we have this hope: no matter what is happening in this world or in our lives, we have an anchor that can bring us in from beyond the veil into the presence of God. The Hope of our salvation, Jesus, is also the center of God’s plan, which is a Master Plan. The […]

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Free Indeed

In the Middle East, grudges last not for years, but for generations. For example, the Crusades are still remembered with intensity by some groups, although they occurred long ago. Forgiveness What about you and me? How long are we willing to hang on to past offenses when, as disciples of Yeshua, we are commanded to […]

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