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The (Not So) Quotable Church Fathers: Doctrines and Theologies

In the last week we have skimmed the surface of antisemitism in a number of ‘fathers’ of the Christian religion, including pre-Catholic, Roman Catholic and Protestant, in the (Not So) Quotable series.  Earlier in the series I promised a thumbnail … Continue reading

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The (Not So) Quotable Church Fathers: Martin Luther

In the last two days we have considered some of the antisemitism in the early church fathers that deeply affected Roman Catholic theology and their views and treatment of the Jews.  Truly, there is so much and it runs so … Continue reading

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The (Not So) Quotable Church Fathers: Various Early ‘fathers’

Yesterday we began a series considering the roots of antisemitism in the church. Indeed there are many examples of the vitriol we witnessed yesterday as propounded by John Chrysostom in his tirade, Against the Jews.  Before proceeding to some Reformation … Continue reading

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The (Not So) Quotable Church Fathers: John Chrysostom

Lately, I have been reading several books trying to understand and better come to grips with the roots of antisemitism in Christendom.  How did we ever strip the Jewishness of our Messiah and dress Him in Egyptian garb? At some … Continue reading

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R. C. Sproul, Jr., is only partly right…

Recently, a friend forwarded a short article to me by highly respected Reformed Christian theologian, R. C. Sproul, Jr.  Having been raised in a Reformed Presbyterian home and having spent more than ten years as an ordained and seminary trained … Continue reading

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Apologetics

Much of what I have written and/or taught over the last several years has been apologetic (in defense of) in nature for an Hebraic perspective of Scripture.  The result now is a large body of articles that are most helpful … Continue reading

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Blindness Test

Good friend and fellow pilgrim, Travis Hughey, recently wrote and sent this to me.  So poignant considering I have been thinking of doing a series called ‘The (Not So) Quotable Church Fathers.’ ________________________________ BLINDNESS TEST Following quote from Martin Luther’s … Continue reading

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71 years ago today…

Seventy-one years ago today, a group of people was released from the prison in which they had unjustly been placed.  But, only a remnant walked out.  Most had been incinerated, shot, gassed and other attrocities…  all at the hands of … Continue reading

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Christendom and the Sin of Jeroboam

On occasion, friend and fellow Messianic, Tzefanyah ben Yochanan, has visions that are prophetic in nature.  This morning my email had a detailed vision that he had yesterday, and it triggered some thoughts.  Here is the majority of that email, … Continue reading

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The Lion of the Tribe of Jew.. D’uh!!

What is not to get?  I just don’t understand. Professing believers in Jesus and even whole denominations having vitriolic antipathy or even hate toward the Jews and Israel is a mystery to me.  Do they not know, do they not … Continue reading

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The solid Rock of…. the Rabbis?!?

I’m on whopping page 39 of Tim Hegg’s Fellow Heirs and already have dozens of margin notes and thoughts.  While some come directly from his writing, others  not necessarily related to his topic have been generated  by something he says.  … Continue reading

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