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Sep
4
comment Did the priest ever cast out evil spirits?
what about psalms110.4 rashis comments *you are a priest forever because of the speech of Malchizedek: From you will emerge the priesthood and the kingship that your children will inherit from Shem your progenitor, the priesthood and the kingship, which were given to him. דִבְרָתִי מלכי-צדק. The “yud” is superfluous, like (Lam. 1: 1): “the city that was once so populous (רבתי).” Because of the speech of Malchizedek, because of the command of Malchizedek. You are a priest, Heb. כהן. The word כהן bears the connotation of priesthood and rulership, as (II Sam. 8:18): What kind of priest was he?
Sep
4
comment Did the priest ever cast out evil spirits?
I know that David used music in this case, but was not David considered a priest too? Are you saying that anyone who plays music could do this? Also you state that the evil spirit was a form of depression, are you saying that he didn't have an actual evil spirit , but just a chemical imbalAnce of some sort? If so, what about the scripture 2 chron 18 . 22? Could this spirit have been dealt with the same way?
Sep
4
comment Did the priest ever cast out evil spirits?
The reason for my question is because I can't find a direct reference in the scripts were I see that priest ever did cast out evil spirits, hence my question states did priest ever cast out evil spirits. Not sure why, again my question has been down pointed. I'm about to give up on this site. My references are to those showing evil spirits, not the casting out of them.
Sep
4
comment Did the priest ever cast out evil spirits?
@DoubleAA added some scripts above and a quote from wiki. The only reason I figured the priest would handle the issue is because the handled issues like leprosy / other, also not sure who else could.
Sep
4
comment Did the priest ever cast out evil spirits?
I mean the Priests who dealt with things such as leprosy / other
Jun
27
comment where was the ark of the covenant during the time of the judges?
Thank you! Do you by chance know any good books on the subject..?
Jun
26
comment where was the ark of the covenant during the time of the judges?
so, is this saying that the house of G-d was in Shiloh the whole time it's just that people were not going to it? So, the Ark was being kept in Shiloh?
Jun
26
comment where was the ark of the covenant during the time of the judges?
31. And they set them up Micah's graven image, which he made, all the time that the house of G-d was in Shiloh.
Jun
20
comment Asking non-Jews to pray for someone
@ who ever gave me a negative for my answer. It would be appreciated - especially when giving a negative - to produce some sort of educated disagreement with my answer. A negative should not be given just because of a disagreement of the answer given. So basically, please explain the reason for the negative.
Jun
19
comment Asking non-Jews to pray for someone
@yoel, I see - thank you for the clarification. I've found that sometimes when in a situation asking those of no faith to pray generates in them a curiosity. It may be that G-d never opens their eyes to the truth, but it may open a door for you to tell them more about G-d. One of the saddest things that has happen in the United States - in my opinion - was for the School Corporations to prevent prayer in school. G-d may have only heard a few of those prayers in the 1st place, but the denial of prayer brought more victory for the evil one then prayers that were said but never heard.
Jun
19
comment Can someone kindly explain the Malachi 3. 23 -24?
@DovF, seems that the prophet is saying " 1. Behold I send My angel, and he will clear a way before Me. And suddenly, the Lord Whom you seek will come to His Temple. And behold! The angel of the covenant, whom you desire, is coming, says the Lord of Hosts." that Elijah will come before Moshiach. Seems that there must be a temple too. Unless this is speaking of something that has already happened.
Jun
19
comment Can someone kindly explain the Malachi 3. 23 -24?
so, are you saying that the Elijah returning may be a parable? If to say that wouldn't that mean we have to do that for ones concerning Messiah? I know that there is defiantly a "spiritual" aspect to the scriptures, but wouldn't you say that there must be a "literal" full fillment as well?
Jun
18
comment Is there a spiritual meaning to wearing a Kippah?
@ba, no disrespect, but doesn't that sound somewhat like one of the stories that the catholics tell about their "saints"?
Jun
18
comment Is there a spiritual meaning to wearing a Kippah?
@Dan, i will reword. thanks,
Jun
15
comment Does G-d only hear one language?
@SethJ, If not I will split them and ask another. Thank you for the suggestion.
Jun
15
comment Does G-d only hear one language?
@SethJ, I think that my (non-verbal prayer) questions should be answered by the main question(Hebrew).
Jun
15
comment Are there required “ritual/daily” prayers in Judaism?
@Seth, thank you.
Jun
15
comment Are there required “ritual/daily” prayers in Judaism?
I'm a little confuse on Halacha 4 "Consequently, when someone would pray, he would be limited in his ability to request his needs or to praise the Holy One, blessed be He, in Hebrew, unless other languages were mixed in with it. When Ezra and his court saw this, they established eighteen blessings in sequence." ..... is this saying that G-d only hears Hebrew?
Jun
15
comment Are there required “ritual/daily” prayers in Judaism?
so, these prayers were established as a minimum after 586 BCE to help the people? Is this because the temple was destroyed?
Jun
15
comment Are there required “ritual/daily” prayers in Judaism?
when you say "viewed as obligatory", does this mean if not recited exactly as written then you are in error? Or, does this mean that it's a obligation to pray at these specific times?