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Second interview on 2730 Years and Counting…

The journey continues with Gene Porter on 2730 Years and Counting… as we continue the discussion about what Scripture says about marriage. In this episode, I deal with common objections against polygyny as well as solid reasons why God allowed … Continue reading

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Torah Portion Series, 03 Lech Lecha

Our Torah Portion Series focusing on the specific topics of headship, patriarchy and family structure continues with Lech Lecha, Genesis 12:1-17-27. A special ‘thank you’ to Jeremy and Robin for their insight, edits and input. Lech Lecha.doc Lech Lecha.odt Lech … Continue reading

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Patriarchy, God’s Plan

Without question, the major battle right now in our culture is redefining gender roles. While this has been building for decades, we have arrived at the point that literally, everything gender related is being redefined. In one sense this is … Continue reading

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I have crossed over…

Good friend, Debbie Triesch, posted this on her MeWe feed this morning. I LOVE it!! Have we really left the ways of the world, doctrines of men and manmade traditions in favor of Biblical truth? Most think so, but I’m … Continue reading

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What did Moses see in the ‘Burning Bush?’

Originally posted Dec. 12, 2013 The first part of Exodus chapter three details Moses’ encounter with the ‘burning bush.’  I re-read this portion of Scripture the other day as part of a recent topical study when I saw something I … Continue reading

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What an awesome Shabbat!! (Pics, video coming…)

The last 36 hours have been such an incredible blessing of fun, fellowship, worship, dancing and digging in the Word!!  Truly special!  Let me tell you about it! Every Shabbat that is a fifth Shabbat (i.e., 5th Saturday on the … Continue reading

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Fox Byte 5775 #46: Eikev (Because)

Fox Byte 5775 #46: Eikev (Because). I look forward each week to Al’s commentary on each parasha.  I enjoy his writing and deep thoughts that challenge.  I would reblog every one, but you might get tired of me mooching his … Continue reading

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עקב….. ‘because’ and ‘heel’

Ephraim and Rimona Frank’s Torah study notes this week focused on the word   עקב ekev , meaning ‘because.’ The same word is used in Genesis 26:5…”because עקב Abraham kept…”  The same letters mean ‘heel’ and are the root of Ya’acov, … Continue reading

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Har Bracha…

Here is a beautiful view from the Mt of Blessing into the valley Abraham saw from Elon Moreh when he was promised the Land.  Neat verse here that goes well with his vision and obedience. http://bible.com/1/pro.29.18.KJV

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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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I Believe!!

Had a great evening attending an area Baptist church where the pastor was reporting on his recent trip to Israel.  Very exciting to hear of the many doors opened to minister directly to soldiers of the IDF during the recent … Continue reading

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Pre-Sinaitic Torah

Pre-Sinaitic Torah. Here is a good article detailing the existence of Torah before Mt. Sinai.  We have looked at this before, but there are a couple points in here I was not familiar with!  I think the new material, or … Continue reading

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Tales from the Bus: Fog and Faith

This morning was particularly foggy!  I’ve had several such mornings, but for whatever reason, today I felt much more vulnerable as I strained to see past the end of the hood.  I found myself wishing for a nice bus route … Continue reading

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Tales from the Bus. Salt.

I inherited a route that is more than unruly.  In driver parlance, I received a ‘party bus.’ The primary reason is probably that the retiring driver has been ill and many subs have bounced through the bus while admin steps … Continue reading

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10 Paradigm-shifting Old Testament Verses

A few days ago I published a piece titled ‘10 Paradigm-shifting New Testament Verses.’  It was a piece that generated more discussion than anything I have published to date on this blog.   Great discussion thread!! Good! Discussion and thinking are … Continue reading

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