My perspective here is the newly released “Sealed Book of Mormon” gives us more insight as it reveals a way and hope for the Saints of the Restoration to answer the call to “bring forth Zion.” When I understood the message of Kabbalah and began to read these scriptures with this new lens, from a different way of reading scripture than I had previously, I felt a different spirit engage with me as the story became alive and leapt off the page.
“And Moses made haste, and bowed his head toward the earth, and worshiped.” -Exodus 34:8 Speaking to a friend recently, I was told that while she saw much value in the Church of Jesus Christ in Christian Fellowship as a place for those seeking a spiritual home, rejected by the world and the worldly, she didn’t understand many of the things we allow for or do. She called our observance of the Holy Days as found in the Torah to…
As we meet together as Saints, some have asked the proper way to organize services. The correct answer of course is, by the Spirit. That said, the Lord has given us instructions on this topic through Raphael, as he spoke to Adam and Eve. These instructions should be used in our home temples, in our Synagogues, Tabernacles, and Temples for personal and group worship.
There are twenty-two letters in the Hebrew Aleph-bet (alphabet). This brief overview will define three of them, Dalet, Hei, and Vav, and go over the basics of their mystical interpretations. In Mormon Kabbalah, these these letters help us gain a direct spiritual communication going beyond mere words. Meditation with the letters is a common practice in Kabbalah to help facilitate spiritual growth.
The Church of Jesus Christ in Christian Fellowship has no official position on past lives, multiple mortal probations (or MMP), gilgul (גלגול, Hebrew for “rolling”), or reincarnation. There are a number of views on these within the Latter Day Saint movement from their necessity to reach the highest degrees of Heaven to outright disdain. Here we will introduce you to some of these concepts as they relate to both the Latter Day Saint movement and Kabbalah.
The Sages teach us in this parasha story which refers to events that transpired with Jacob: in Ecclesiastes there is a verse that talks about the sun rising and setting. The sun set early so that Jacob would have to sleep in Beth-El on his way to Haran, and it rose early on him in order to heal him on his journey to Haran. Upon reading this report by the Sage I could see that Jacob’s story is about our own soul’s life journey.