March 2009 Newsletter (5769:7)

Bits from the Branches
March 1, 2009

Florida Branch leader Greg Savitt passed on the following e-mail, saying it reminded him once again how we are to sow gospel seed, and God is the One who reaps. Greg, I want to start with a heartfelt thank you! I don’t know if you remember me, my name is Michael. I am sure you […]

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Purim: A Modern-Day Guide to Survival

These are trying times. As we’re confronted with an economic meltdown of global proportions, international terrorism, political upheaval and cultural decline, many can’t help wondering how we will survive such conditions. Jewish history has much to teach us about how God has preserved His people through times of upheaval and distress. This month, Jews around […]

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Persistent or Pushy

Have you ever felt torn between your desire to tell someone about Jesus, and a fear of being too pushy? Or maybe someone expressed interest in your beliefs, then backed away, leaving you to wonder whether or not you should pursue the subject. Most of us don’t want to be pushy any more than we […]

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What does the Bible Say about Fasting?

The words fast, fasted or fasting appear 61 times in the Old and New Testament. The Hebrew word for fast is pronounced, tsum.” While the Hebrew word means to abstain from food, fasting can also refer to abstinence from drinking, bathing or sexual relations. In the Bible, fasting shows our weakness and dependence upon God. […]

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Moishe’s Musings on Relating to People
Author: Moishe Rosen

Try to give others more than you receive from them. Be suspicious of flatterers. Smile at people as much as you can, but never allow yourself to be disarmed by someone else’s smile, or salubrious words. Always help people appreciate their proper relational commitments. Help a husband to love his wife, and vice versa; encourage […]

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