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Angel of the Lord, Pt. 4

The Angel of the Lord, in Scripture, is a conundrum for Christendom.  Most Bible scholars agree that all ‘Angel of the Lord’ appearances are pre-incarnate interactions of Jesus. Problem, Hebrews 13:8 says, 8 Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today … Continue reading

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The Angel of the Lord, Pt. 3

Genesis 22:1-19, the binding of Isaac, is called the Akedah.  In this most significant event we learn a number of things, but often do not stop to ponder the significance of the Angel of the Lord and what He says … Continue reading

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The Angel of the Lord, Pt.2

Jewish objection to the Angel of the Lord being Divine usually hinges on one of two points: man can’t see God and the Lord is ‘one.’  In this missive we’ll see that one of those points, that man cannot see … Continue reading

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The Angel Of the Lord, Pt. 1

Yesterday, while studying the Balak Torah portion with our home fellowship, I was again enthralled with the appearance of the Angel of the Lord.  My Bible is filled with highlighting and notes at each of these amazing appearances.  When I … Continue reading

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Angel of the Lord Study Guide

Yesterday, I had the pleasure of good conversation with a friend who is fairly new in the Messianic.  He related that he will be teaching Sunday school class for a couple weeks in the near future and I offered that … Continue reading

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Sunday School, P.3 Angel of the Lord cont.

This week in Sunday school we had an abbreviated class.  Many in the class are members of the choir, so the two service schedule as well as length of services affects our class.  Interestingly, I came prepared for a shorter … Continue reading

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The Voice of the Lord…

Early this week, a good friend of mine contacted me to ask if I would review and give some thoughts on a paper he was researching regarding the ‘voice’ of the Lord. I immediately jumped at the chance. Over the … Continue reading

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Why Christendom MUST rethink evangelizing Jews.

Have you ever wondered why God divided Israel?  By that I mean, what was His purpose?  And, what does that purpose have to do with the respective roles of Judah and Ephraim?  Further, how does this relate to evangelizing/missionizing?  All … Continue reading

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“The Angel who redeemed me….”

Currently, I am juggling three books, two of which are Stephen Spykerman’s Christians and Jews; The Two Faces of Israel and Asher Intrater’s Who Ate Lunch With Abraham?.  Judging from the high ratings on Amazon, I am not the only … Continue reading

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“Now the Lord appeared to [Abraham]…”

Over the course of the last 18 months or so, a topic I have explored from multiple angles is the visible presence of Yehovah in the Tanakh and the connections to the Messiah.  We’ve looked at ‘the Angel of the … Continue reading

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‘the word of the Lord came to me…’

Lately I have felt so overwhelmed by a number of things that it has been hard to sit down and write.  There are a number of articles brewing, but distractions and rabbit trails have been an impediment.  Here is one … Continue reading

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Shavuot/Pentecost and evangelism

Yesterday I was privileged to lead a Shavuot celebration/feast/gathering for a couple fellowships at Lake Greenwood, SC. What a wonderful day of worship, sharing, meeting new brothers and sisters, and eating. As I prepared a short message for our service, … Continue reading

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Torah Portion: Devarim (Deuteronomy 1:1-3:22)

What does the Memra de Yeya have to do with patriarchy and God’s Authority structure? When Israel is restored, what will the government look like? Who will rule over each tribe? How will leaders be selected? All men? Some women? … Continue reading

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…uncovered…

Yesterday’s Torah portion, Korach (Numbers 16-18), offered an interesting thought regarding some recent posts on my blog. We have been and will continue discussing headship and God’s instituted authority structures. The name of yesterday’s portion was ‘Korach’ after the man … Continue reading

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An unusual Shabbat…

Just over 24 hours ago our plane landed in Ha-eretz, The Land.  For us and those who love Israel, there is only one ‘Land,’ and this is it, the apple of God’s eye.  We arrived right on the eve of … Continue reading

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