Tag Archives: Shame

B’Shalach – Death and Honor

Parashah B'Shalach Death and Honor Exodus 13:17 - 17:16 And I will strengthen the resolve of Pharaoh so that he will chase after them, and thus I will be gain honor through [the destruction of] Pharaoh and all his mighty army, and the Egyptians will know that I am YHWH[1]. YHWH goads and entices Pharaoh, playing off of Pharaoh’s pride. Rather than …

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ARTICLE: Your Husband is Your Maker

Read it on PDF “[The] Biblical texts invoke a paradigm in which honor was a value reciprocally bestowed by each party, in contrast with the neighboring cultures of the ancient Near East that saw a man in relation to the divine in various paradigms in which honor is bestowed unilaterally by inferior to superior.  Biblical writings, however, invoke an additional …

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Honor and Shame Concept Block

Shalom! This is an extremely important subject that most of us in the western culture (North America, Europe, and Australia) do not really understand. This is one of if not the most important cultural concept to unlocking Scriptures and it has been lost to us until the last 20 years. Rico Cortes and I have been studying this subject now …

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Honor and Shame (Live Teaching)

While studying for my teaching on the Didache, I came across a very interesting subject that provides a contextual background for much of the New Testament writings.  Often times we wonder why Yeshua, Paul, and the writers of the Brit Chadashah didn't focus more on telling people to keep the commandments.  The reality is that the problem with keeping the …

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