Ephesians 5:21-6:9 – New Halakah – The Importance of Relationships

We have been considering the New Halakah that is outlined in Ephesians. In what appears be a change of direction, Paul describes how we relate to people we are in constant contact with. We see this in Ephesians 5:22-6:9 – Where 6 types of relationships are described. Our relationships with our: Wives – Ephesians 5:22-24, … Read more

Ephesians 4:25-32 – The Halakah of G-d

The Halakah of God A key word in Ephesians is “Walk” Halak = Walk = Law, Walking Rightly is living rightly. Relationship vs Religion Ephesians 4:17-24 Two weeks ago we saw:Why walking worldly won’t work and What happens when we think and walk like the world. Abiding in Word transforms us Ephesians 4:25-32 This week … Read more

Ephesians 4:17-24 – The New Halakah

The Halakah of GodGod created man to enjoy Him and Walk with Him.Ever since then mankind has hid from GodReligion is one of the ways we hide from God. It is a like the fig leaves Religion vs RelationshipReligion helps us to cover the shame we feel because of our sin.We learn about God, enjoy … Read more

Ephesians 4:7-13 – Spiritual Gifts

Paul was a Rabbi of Rabbi’s, a Pharisee of Pharisees. Who knew and loved God’s Law, His Torah. Law or Torah refers not merely to God’s Commandments as in the 613, or something that we are no longer under. The word Law or Torah means God’s Word. Jews understand it as Halakah, meaning “the way … Read more

Ephesians 4:1-6 – Unity In The Body of Christ

The New HalakahHalakah is defined in Jewish tradition as rules handed down in Torah which are to guide everyday behavior. In other words it is defined as walking according to God’s revealed commands. This has not changed but we now operate under the New Covenant Jeremiah 31:31-33Review – Because of what Messiah Yeshua had done … Read more