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Translators & ‘the lying pen of the scribes…’ Pt.4

Clear and willful mistranslation of the text does not make Scripture ‘more readable’ nor does it bring clearer understanding.  Rather, when found out, it undermines the reader’s faith in the text, and sometimes in the God of the Scriptures.  It … Continue reading

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Translators & ‘the lying pen of the scribes…’ Pt. 3

In order to enjoy this part of the series the most, go get a third grader who is decent at reading.  You’ll need them in a few minutes to demonstrate that this one does NOT take a degree in rocket … Continue reading

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Translators & ‘the lying pen of the scribes…’ Pt.2

A couple days ago I posted the first in this occasional series… Today, we follow up with another example of clear translator bias that leads to false theology or wrong understanding of Scripture. Let’s look at Acts 7:38. This is … Continue reading

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Translators & ‘the lying pen of the scribes.’ Pt.1

How can you say, ‘We are wise, And the law of the Lord is with us’? But behold, the lying pen of the scribes Has made it into a lie.  Jeremiah 8:8 It is time to begin another series, albeit, … Continue reading

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Six reasons why Polygyny is NOT a ‘minor’ issue

Without question, the facts of what Scripture says regarding marriage make most people in western post-modern, post-Christian culture squeamish. Most Christian and Messianic teachers avoid the subject like the plague because the very idea is so counter-culture that it is … Continue reading

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Why the Adversary LOVES Monogamy…

We need to take a little stroll through history to identify the roots of the monogamy-only fallacy and, more importantly, why the enemy loves that fallacy! Biblical Israel was not, nor has it ever been, a monogamy-only people or nation.  … Continue reading

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Rethinking Passover/Unleavened Timing

During Passover 2020, I had a lot of extra time to ponder and consider several seeming inconsistencies, or incongruous pieces of Scripture. I had long been troubled by several verses in the Gospels regarding Yeshua’s ‘Last Supper,’ and I wanted … Continue reading

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“…because…”

In Genesis 30:17-18, Leah ascribes the blessing of a fifth son to God “because I gave my maid to my husband.” And she names her son, forever a tribe of Israel, Issachar, meaning ‘there is recompense.’ ‘Wages,’ from ‘sakar’ שְׂכָרִ֔ … Continue reading

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Lot and the Second Exodus

While reading some notes about this week’s portion, I noticed something regarding Lot that I’ve never noticed before that connects the Lot story with the Second Exodus!! As many others have pointed out before, Lot’s escape from Sodom is a … Continue reading

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UPDATED: Dear Ephraim Frank (Re: It’s Not Polygamy – It Is Polygyny)

The article originally published 10/24/2020 has been updated on 11/15/2020. See notes at the end. My dear brother Ephraim, It was recently brought to my attention that you published a paper titled It Is Not Polygamy – It Is Polygyny. … Continue reading

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The Christian and Messianic Cancel Culture

I heard the newly popular term ‘cancel culture’ and didn’t think it applied to me until recently, then I figured out that Christians and Messianics have been playing that game for millennia. It just had a different name. Most Hebrew … Continue reading

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Coronavirus and the Mark of the Beast

Brilliant, really… Use the fear of death to get people to give up freedoms and accept a ‘new normal’ control grid. I’ve long been a student of eschatology and prophecy. And, the New World Order was something I was researching … Continue reading

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Coronavirus and Passover… Connected!

Over the course of the last week, as I have read many articles related to Coronavirus and the related events around the world, I have begun to have a couple big questions form in my head. The timing and the … 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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The Star of David

The Star of David, or more appropriately, the Magen David is an unmistakable symbol that is immediately associated with Israel and the Jews, .  Recently, the symbol has drawn fire from a prominent unnamed Messianic ministry that I usually appreciate … Continue reading

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