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The Holy Spirit and Lawlessness

Does the Holy Spirit lead us into lawlessness?  Indeed, can He? This morning, while reading Ray Gardner’s Study Notes on Genesis 24, I came across the following quote. The last paragraph struck me.  My notes follow. Eliezer = El is … Continue reading

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Sunday School, P.7 ‘Who Said?’ & ‘I Am The Truth…’

This week, I began the Sunday school class that I am guest teaching with a little ‘game.’  – A quite shocking game of ‘Who said?’  The class member faces said what I felt the first time I read some of … Continue reading

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What ‘Word of God’ was Yeshua referring to?

In the same manner Christendom likes to equivocate on the meaning of ‘commandments,’ it is not uncommon to find them altering the plain meaning of ‘the word of God,’ in the text. Consider this text and what it means, But … Continue reading

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A Great Irony in Christian Theology…

So, let me get this straight… Israel was free when they were obedient to God’s Torah, but sent into bondage when they repeatedly disobeyed it, but Christendom is ‘free’ when they ignore God’s Torah and ‘in bondage’ if they rightly … 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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Healing our land – 2 Chronicles 7:14

My comment for this video: AMEIN!  Bro, I was working on a piece about this very passage and the surrounding context last week, but didn’t finish it! You nail the high points.  Even more significant is that in this ‘If-Then’ … 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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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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