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The Answer Isn’t ‘More Law’…

I woke at about 1:30 a.m. thinking, ‘the answer isn’t more law….’  And, a flood of thoughts ensued.  Knowing I would never get back to sleep if I didn’t make some quick notes, I got up and scratched the thoughts … Continue reading

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Ignorance of the Law is no excuse….

‘Ignorance of the law is no excuse’ is a common cliche. About eight months ago now, we moved to our current location.  As I drove into a nearby one-light town, I was ‘welcomed’ by one of the friendly uniformed tour … Continue reading

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Man Shall Not Live by Bread Alone…

Another article by Travis Hughey: We’ve heard it said by preachers and people (not that preachers aren’t people, though some might argue that point) speaking about the temptation of Yahshua after fasting forty days (between Passover and Shavuot/Pentecost (He would … Continue reading

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The ‘yoke of the law?’ IVPNT: Acts Pt. 2

Continuing where we left off yesterday, let’s dig a little more into Dr. William J. Larkin’s (Ph.D.) treatment of Acts 15 in his IVP New Testament Series Commentary on Acts.  Yesterday we considered his use of ‘law-free gospel.’  Today, we … Continue reading

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Christendom and the ‘Law-Free Gospel.’ IVPNT: Acts Pt. 1

Yesterday, I posted a piece concerning Christian attitudes regarding Jewish believers who keep God’s Commandments and I evidenced the anti-Torah/antisemitic bias by quoting a number of commentaries.  Leading the evidence was The IVP New Testament Commentary Series volume on the … Continue reading

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Who is… The Holy One of Israel?

Who is the Holy One of Israel? That is a question I was pondering recently as I saw the title pop up multiple time in some Tanak readings, but was previously familiar with the idea from the Book of Acts.  … Continue reading

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Diminishing God’s Law

The Torah portions the last couple weeks have been taking us again through the middle chapters of Exodus and the giving of the Ten Words from Mt. Sinai.  So, two days ago, as my family and I read and discussed … Continue reading

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Has the Application of the Law Changed?

In defending obedience to Yahweh’s Torah, I run into some very interesting excuses or ‘dodges’ for those who don’t want to outright say, ‘It has been done away with.’ One such dodge I have heard a few times recently, particularly … Continue reading

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Brick v Stone as a Building Material

A couple of days ago, I was delivering some metalwork to a customer in the upstate of South Carolina.  While in the area, I called a good friend and brother, Jeff, to see if we could meet-up for lunch.  What … Continue reading

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Aspartame vs. Honey

A number of months ago, I began using honey in my morning coffee instead of refined sugar.  In fact, because we have bees, my wife began substituting honey in a number of places in our family’s diet. Well, late last … Continue reading

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The Error of Dividing the Law

For centuries, millenia, really, Christendom has embraced an error that it calls the ‘Three-Fold Division of the Law.’  It is particularly prevalent in Reformed circles, sometimes even called a ‘cornerstone’ of reformed teaching.  Most all other main streams of theology … Continue reading

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“… the standard of the law…”

While reading the Book of Acts yesterday, I spotted something you’ve probably seen before, but it jumped off the page for me. Here’s the quote from Acts 22:12-15: 12 “A certain Ananias, a man who was devout by the standard of … Continue reading

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Hating my brother…

Lately, I have found a new use for YouVersion.  Call me slow, but it only took me about two months to figure out that they have added an audio icon allowing the Scriptures to be heard instead of (or simultaneously … Continue reading

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R.C. Sproul, Jesus, and the Doctrine of Active Obedience

While James Pyles and I do not agree on the place of the Torah in the life of a non-Jew (I believe there is One Law for the native and the ger), we definitely agree that Christendom needs to rethink … 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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