Monthly Archives: September 2011

Rosh Hashanah Sermon: Awe and Love of God

One of the reasons I usually teach you — with dialogue, discussion, the opportunity to challenge and give point and counterpoint — is that respect your intelligence. You are thinking people. You question what you are told. You ask if … Continue reading

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20 Ways to Read Yeshua’s Life

You can now order the CD and printed outline of my talk from the “Jewish Gospels” seminar with Boaz Michael last week. Below is a sample point, number 5 to be exact, and then a link to order: #5 Read … Continue reading

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CLASSIC REPRINT: The Mysteries of Rosh HaShanah

It’s a day of shofar blowing, but the Bible never mentions a shofar. Strictly speaking, the whole association with shofars may be completely post-biblical. It’s a day of remembrance, but we don’t know of what. It’s a day of a … Continue reading

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PODCAST – Mary’s Psalm (Yeshua in Context)

The remnant of Israel in Judea in the days of Miriam (Mary) and Elisheva (Elizabeth) is a small, but faithful community. There is expectancy. The “God of my salvation” is about to do something, as Micah had hoped and prayer … Continue reading

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LIVE Elul Discussion, Week 4

There are a lot of things to see that we pass over every day — about ourselves, about those we love, about those we aren’t smart enough to love, and most of all about God and the clues of his … Continue reading

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Torah and New Testament, #4

The approaching dissolution of the Jewish economy, and the erecting of the evangelical state, shall set this matter at large, and lay all in common, so that it shall be a thing perfectly indifferent whether in either of these places … Continue reading

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A Sefer Kodesh Expounded Upon!

Sefer Kodesh means a holy book. Last night, in Roswell, Georgia, about 120 of us (note the symbolism of the number) gathered in one place to discuss the four gospels as holy books. For those not from a Jewish background, … Continue reading

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McKnight Explains Gospel

Answering a series of questions posed by another Christian professor of theology, Scot McKnight explains how in church history “gospel” became a mere message of “personal salvation.” He says the Catholic-Orthodox trajectory made gospel = sacraments. The Protestant trajectory made … Continue reading

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PODCAST: DHE Readings, Yeshua in Context

The Delitzsch Hebrew Gospels were just released in late August by Vine of David, an imprint of First Fruits of Zion. DHE stands for Delitzsch Hebrew English, referring the English translation of the Hebrew text of the gospels by 19th … Continue reading

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Upcoming: Continuing the Torah and New Testament Series

I have had several emails wondering if I was going to pick back up the “Torah and New Testament” series “Torah and New Testament, #1” – “Torah and New Testament, #2” – “Torah and New Testament, #3”). I am going … Continue reading

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