Psalms 114:8
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8  who turned the rock into a pool of water, the flinty rock into a fountain.

ha-ho-f’-KHEE ha-TZUR a-gam MA-yim kha-la-MEESH l’-ma-y’-no MA-yim

ח  הַהֹפְכִי הַצּוּר אֲגַם־מָיִם חַלָּמִישׁ לְמַעְיְנוֹ־מָיִם׃

 114:8   Who turned the rock into a pool of water

This verse describes the great strength of Hashem, Who can produce water from a rock. The Hebrew word for ‘the rock,’ ha-tzur (הצור), alludes to something that is unmoving or stubborn. Yet if read backwards, the word becomes rotzeh (רוצה) which means ‘want’ or ‘willing.’ Just as a rock can be turned into water, so too, obstinacy can be turned into willingness. And no matter how far a person is from God, he or she can always come closer. Additionally, Tzur is one of the Bible’s names for the Almighty Himself. Hashem’s pro­tection and kindness are as solid and unchanging as a rock.

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  • 114:8 Who turned the rock into a pool of water

    In this verse we learned who has turned water from rock? Who other has but this great strength but the strength than God Himself.There is no other. We are told that there is a word in Hebrew that means stubborn, unyielding. (rock) Indeed! Yet it is explained to us if read backwards it means (willing) .So a rock can be turned into water my friend, interesting, this by God only.
    So can stubbornness, be turned into an open heart and soul, (willingness).

    No matter how far a person is from God, and i do understand and really do believe this whole heartily true, that if you ask God for forgiveness and repent, he will forgive you and he will take you back. I have learned through years of study and prayer that when you sin you do not fall away and hide you go right back to God no matter how bad and shameful you feel and you confess your sin. You will be forgiven if you are truly sorry. Do not let guilt pull you further away from God. Guilt is Good, however never let it separate it from you and God.'''

    I also learned that ‘Tzur’ is also another name for God. God's protection and Love and all His promises are written in solid stone. Stone is Rock. There for God is and will always be our Rock, solid and forever unwavering. In today's world we need our Lord thy God more than ever. We cry out to Abba more than ever here in the year 2016 more than ever here in America and especially i cry out and millions of others cry out for peace for Israel and the, the protection of Jewish peoples all over the world these perilous days.

    However I can feel inside that God Almighty has His hand over the nation of Israel and protects her Boarders from side to side, top to bottom, and all around. Israel is the future and hope of all mankind. I believe and support her with all my mind and prayers and hope. For Israel is God's jewel upon this earth and her peoples His crowing glory, Amen. Carl

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