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    The Hebrew word  "derek" is translated 627 times as  "way" or "ways", the  closest is the word  'toward' only 32 times, and  'journey' only 23 times.

    Our prayer should be, "Teach me Thy way, O YAHUWAH; I will walk in Thy truth: unite my heart to fear Thy name." Psalm 86:11

    "That Thy way may be known upon earth, Thy saving health among all nations." Psalm 67:2

    And He will answer thee, "I will instruct thee and teach thee in the way thou shalt go: I will guide thee with Mine eye." Psalm 32:8.  Eye in Scripture has symbolic meaning of an angel.  See Revelation 5:6 & Zechariah 4:10.

    The specific angel that  "will guide you into all truth", is the Holy Spirit!

    "YAHUWAH possessed Me in the beginning of His way, before His works of old.  I lead in the way of righteousness, in the midst of paths of judgment.  Now therefore hearken unto Me, O ye children: for blessed are they that keep My ways.'' Proverbs 8:22, 20, 32

    "Thy way, O Elohim, is in the sanctuary." Psalm 77:13

    In the sanctuary is the understanding of what is in heaven, "as Mose was admonished of Elohim when he was about to make the tabernacle: for, See, saith He, that thou make all things according to the pattern shewed thee in the mount." Hebrews 8:5

    Since the sanctuary on earth contained the ten commandments, it would mean that we can see the unseen by faith which is in heaven.  There are tables of ten commandments in heaven, which the pope cannot change, nor alter.  "I will run the way of Thy commandments, when Thou shalt enlarge my heart." Psalm 119:32.  These ten brief, comprehensive, authoritative principles are amplified in the statutes, which was also contained in a large scroll in the sanctuary (a shadow of whats in heaven).  "Teach me, O YAHUWAH, the way of Thy statutes; and I shall keep it unto the end." Psalm 119:33.

    The testimonies of the prophets are also an amplification of the principles of the ten commandments.  An example, the commandment says, "Thou shalt not kill", this principle is amplified by the testimony of Isaiah, "He that killeth an ox is as if he slew a man; he that sacrificeth a lamb, as if he cut off a dogs neck." Isaiah 66:3.  YAHUWAH does not have great delight in the slaughter of animals.

    "The testimony of YAHUSHUA is the spirit of prophecy." Revelation 19:10.  Another way of saying it is, the spirit of the prophets is the testimony of YAHUSHUA.  Compare Revelation 22:9 & 12:17

    "I have rejoiced in the way of Thy testimonies.  Make me to understand the way of Thy precepts." Psalm 119:14, 27.  Do we understand His way?

    "Thus saith YAHUWAH of hosts; If thou wilt walk in My ways, and if thou wilt keep My charge, then thou shalt also keep My courts, and I will give thee places to walk among these (the angels) that stand by." Zechariah 3:7

    YAHUWAH said of Abraham, "I know him, that he will command his children and his household after him, and they shall keep the WAY of YAHUWAH, to do justice and judgment." Genesis 18:19.

    "Because that Abraham obeyed My voice, and kept My charge, My commandments, My statutes, and my laws." Genesis 26:5

     So the charge of YAHUWAH is His commandments, His statutes, and His laws!

     This is also the derek of YAHUWAH!

    "Blessed are the undefiled in THE WAY, who walk in the law of YAHUWAH." Psalm 119:7.  It is also called, "THE WAY of the righteous." Psalm 1:6

   But the reason that this way is not known is because, "as the days of Noah were, so shall also the coming of the Son of man be." Matt. 24:37.  "For all flesh had corrupted His Way upon the earth." Genesis 6:12

    "The earth also is defiled under the inhabitants thereof; because they have transgressed the laws, changed the ordinances, broken the everlasting covenant." Isaiah 24:5.

    The Roman Catholic church is responsible not only for changing the seventh day Sabbath, but by her own admittance the Scriptural holidays as well.  The Feasts of YAHUWAH have been substituted with Easter, Hallowe'en and Christ-mass, at the time of the ancient winter solstice.  Which will it be for you?  The Feast days or the Beast days?  Let there be a back to the Bible revival, and the way of YAHUWAH shall be found.  Its the YAH way!

     "Cast ye up, cast ye up, prepare THE WAY, take up the stumbling block (the idol theory the law was done away with) out of the way of My people." Isaiah 57:14. (words in brackets supplied)

    "The voice crying in the wilderness, Prepare ye THE WAY of YAHUWAH, make His paths straight." Luke 3:4

   "Lead me, O YAHUWAH, in Thy righteousness because of mine enemies; make Thy way straight before my face." Psalm 5:8.

    YAHUWAH's law shall not always be trodden down, one day soon it will triumph gloriously.

   "Go through, go through the gates; prepare ye THE WAY of the people; cast up, cast up the highway; gather out the stones; lift up a standard for the people." Isaiah 62:10

    Thus saith YAHUWAH, stand ye in the ways, and see, and ask for the old paths, where is the good way, and walk therein, and ye shall find rest for your souls.  But they said, We will not walk therein." Jeremiah 6:16

   "Because strait is the gate, and narrow is THE WAY, that leadeth to life, and few there be that find it." Matthew 7:14.

    "The meek will He guide in judgment: and the meek will He teach His way." Psalm 25:9.

    As a matter of fact the faith of the apostles was called ha-derek  "THE WAY", References see Acts 9:2 margin & 18:26; 19:9, 23; 22:4; 24:14, 22.  This was based upon the very words of YAHUSHUA, Who said, "I am THE WAY, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father but by Me." John 14:6

    It is the  "one faith" mentioned in Ephesians 4:5, called  "the faith of YAHUSHUA." Revelation 14:12.  This faith is over 6,000 years old.  "The faith which was once delivered unto the saints." Jude 3. 

    "And now, Israel, what doth YAHUWAH Thy Elohim require of thee, but to fear YAHUWAH Thy Elohim, to walk in all His WAYS, and to love Him, and to serve YAHUWAH Thy Elohim with all thy heart and with all thy soul, to keep the commandments of YAHUWAH, and His statutes, which I command thee this day for thy good." Deut. 10:12, 13 compare also Deut. 5:33 & 8:6.

    "Train up a child in THE WAY he should go: and when he is old, he shall not depart from it." Proverbs 22:6

    "My son, keep thy Father's commandment, and forsake not the law of thy mother: bind them continually upon thine heart, and tie them about thy neck.  When thou goest, it shall lead thee; when thou sleepest, it shall keep thee; and when thou awakest, it shall talk with thee.  For the commandment is a lamp; and the law is light; and reproofs of instruction are THE WAY of life." Pro. 6:20-23

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