The Architecture of the Soul

One of the central problems of human existence is that our behavior does not correspond with either our ideal nor with the image of Messiah. The Bible provides all of the tools we need to make the transition from where we are to what God wants us to become.

This series of discussions explores what Scripture teaches about how we are designed. In it we look at the consequences of that design with respect to character development, faith and belief.

To follow the discussion you will need the following images:

The alephbet chart is adapted from 'Ancient Hebrew Research Center

The alephbet chart is adapted from 'Ancient Hebrew Research Center

  • Architecture of the Soul, Part 1
    An exploration of how humans are constructed based on Scripture and mussar.
  • Architecture of the Soul, Part 2
    It is unfortunate that 'mitzva' has been translated as 'commandment', because it is really a statement of condition or constitution. An exploration of some Hebrew concepts that may change your understanding of Psalm 119.
  • Architecture of the Soul, Part 3
    How do you change your self image so that it matches how God looks at you throught the Blood of Messiah? The starting point is the commandments or mitzvot of God. This teaching looks at the Hebrew language and how the words for commandment, faith and truth show us how to make good changes to our souls.