“Behold, I am coming quickly, and My reward is with Me, to render to every man according to what he has done. I am the Alpha and the Omega, the first and the last, the beginning and the end.The Spirit and the bride say, 'Come.' And let the one who hears say, 'Come.' And let the one who is thirsty come; let the one who wishes take the water of life without cost."
John 5 records Yeshua teaching on two resurrections: one for the righteous and the last resurrection where all would hear His voice. Revelation 20 confirms there being two resurrections: one before the Messianic Age and one after it.
The first century Jews believed there being one resurrection at the last day. Yeshua informs Martha that He is the resurrection and the life, meaning He is eternal life. Eternal life is a Hebrew idiom meaning resurrection. Yeshua states that whoever dies in Him will live. Those who are able to receive Him already experience eternal life.
That was the Shema performed by Misha Goetz. Shema means hear, understand, to be obedient. Israel recites the Shema twice a day from Deuteronomy 6: Shema, hear O Israel the Lord God the Lord is One. The first commandment is to love the Lord your God with all your heart with all your soul and with all your strength. Shalom-shalom! This is Crystal Sharpe and welcome to the Ancient Scrolls program. I have returned from having taken a hiatus and there is much that has happened in the world since the last program in May. I don’t think we will