Tag Archives: Apostle Paul

Was ‘Paul’ his real name?

Was Paul His Real Name? by Dr. Eli Lizorkin-Eyzenberg – http://wp.me/p2qqw6-qr Short but very interesting little article.  Makes perfect sense.  I ask myself, ‘D’uh!! Why didn’t I think of that?’ Thank you Dr. Eli for opening another door!

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Final Sunday School Lesson: Under the Law

Well, I have totally enjoyed teaching Sunday school at Lexington Baptist Church, but the time has come to wrap up this great overview of the Hebraic roots of the faith and pray for the next place Abba would have me.  … Continue reading

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Sunday school series, P.21 Difficult Pauline verses, P.1

This week’s lesson was a shorter one, but there were several new people who joined our class.  All left excited and challenged to begin studying some of their traditions more deeply. With only three lessons remaining in this series, we … Continue reading

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Sunday School, P19. Apostle Paul… continued… P.4

After beginning with a short thought from Psalm 40:8 and a few comments about my upcoming trip to Israel, we continue our look at the Apostle Paul.  In this segment, having completed a pretty thorough evaluation of what Paul DID … Continue reading

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Sunday School, P18, Paul, Lying Schizophrenic or Misunderstood? P3

This week at Lexington Baptist Church Sunday school, we continued our pursuit of a proper understanding of the Apostle Paul as we further examined what he DID and his testimony of himself before Agrippa. Also, a surprise question near the … Continue reading

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Sunday School, P. 17 Apostle Paul, Schizophrenic or Misunderstood? P. 2

This week we consider part 2 of our mini series on the Apostle Paul.  After a challenging verse from Proverbs and a short review of the last 16 weeks, we continue establishing what Paul DID and his testimony of himself … Continue reading

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Sunday School, P.16 Apostle Paul, p.1 Schizophrenic? Misunderstood?

Today, we began a slightly different series at Lexington Baptist Church where I have been guest teaching.  Up to this point we have been examining Yeshua in the Tanakh and considering some of the differences between traditional Christian doctrines and … Continue reading

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πολιτειαν : Citizenship for the grafted in?

Paul was being stretched out on the rack as the centurion in charge prepared to interrogate him by flogging. Paul said to the centurion standing there, “Is it legal for you to flog a Roman citizen who hasn’t even been … Continue reading

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The Godly Legacy of Passover, Part I

The Godly Legacy of Passover, Part I. I had planned to put together a post or two defending the Christian observance of Passover as not only Biblical, but the practice of the Apostles and First Century Body of believers in … Continue reading

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Breaking the Sabbath… another way…

It occurred to me the other day as I was reading some Scripture that even IF the Sabbath was moved to Sunday, and IF Christendom need only keep the Ten Commandments, they are still in continual violation of the fourth!  … 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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Assumptions, Biases and Misdirection. IVPNT: Acts Pt. 6

If it wasn’t so sad, it would be funny.  Some of the assumptions and biases in Dr. William J. Larkin’s IVP New Testament Commentary on Acts are so obvious and contrary to Scripture that it reveals the degree of ‘traditions … Continue reading

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Sacrifice a ‘Jewish Custom?!’ IVPNT: Acts Pt 4.

I have to begin by thanking Dr. William J. Larkin for showing me something I had not previously noticed in Acts.  I am very familiar with Paul’s Nazarite vow in Acts 21, but I had never noticed that Paul did … Continue reading

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An interesting question to ponder…. (Your help needed.)

While hanging with my good friend, Nick, a couple weeks ago, we were batting thoughts around and I asked, ‘Is it ever justifiable in Scripture to lead people away from God’s commandments?’ Or, to put it another way; ‘Is there … Continue reading

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Messianic Pharisees. Paradigm breakers!

As we discussed yesterday, Christendom is generally not taught to have a high regard for the Pharisees.  Yet, ironically, we hold several Pharisees up as models of faith!!  How can that be? If you say, ‘because they stopped being a … Continue reading

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