The Psalms of Solomon is a collection of eighteen Psalms, attributed to King Solomon. These eighteen psalms were an appendix to the fifth century Septuagint manuscript, Codex Alexandrinus. They are known further from both Greek and Syriac manuscripts, from which the edition presented here was translated, by both G. Buchanan Gray (1913) and Rendel Harris. … [Read more…]
Regrettably, fragments are all that remain of the volumes originally written by these two featured fathers: Papias of Hierapolis and Hegesippus the Historian. These fragments have been presented here as part of an ongoing research work into the Post-Apostolic Fathers of the Early Assembly.
As Shabbat started on Av 13, in the Gregorian year 2017, the Ruach HaKodesh came over me, and I began sobbing uncontrollably with joy over the restoration of the sons of Joseph. What I am about to share was so overwhelmingly “real” to me that I cried not only in the evening, but in the … [Read more…]
Text and Liturgy for Parsha Chukat.
A handful of new texts have been added to the ongoing collection of the Post-Apostolic Fathers of the Early Assembly: three letters written by Ignatius, Bishop of Antioch, to Polycarp of Smyrna, the Ephesians, and the Romans, as well as a fragment of his letter to the Smyrnaeans, all of which have been translated from … [Read more…]
A lovely new text has been added to the ongoing collection of the Post-Apostolic Fathers of the Early Assembly: a letter written by Polycarp, Bishop of Smyrna, to the Philippian Assembly. . Who was Polycarp of Smyrna? Polycarp was the overseer of the Assembly at Smyrna during the end of the 1st century CE. Both Irenaeaus and … [Read more…]
Among the ancient manuscripts of the early centuries following the death, burial, and resurrection of our Lord Yeshua, there came into existence many books, letters, chapters and scrolls, written in an Apostolic (or Post-Apostolic age) that regrettably became all but forgotten over the course of time. Among this collection of sacred texts are such works … [Read more…]
Over the past month, the Father has been speaking through several very prophetic and anointed voices about the upcoming Days of Awe– a 40 day season from Elul 1 through Yom Kippur. Traditionally, these 40 days, leading up to Yom Kippur, (the Day of Atonement) are understood to be a period of introspection, reconciliation with … [Read more…]
(Reblogging from United2Restore.) The number 40 is a very intriguing number. It shows up 146 times in Scripture and it seems like it has 40 purposes. Testing, trial, probing, correction, warning, encouraging… it is likely we don’t even know all of God’s reasons behind the repetitive use of this number.