Monthly Archives: October 2010

Is Anything Wrong with "Sunday Church"?

“Sunday church” is a derogatory term I hear from well-meaning people, usually of the Judeo-Christian variety (Hebraic roots, Jewish roots, gentile Messianics). The adjective Sunday place before the word church is thought to convey all that is wrong with religion … Continue reading

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Conferences and Presentations on Yeshua

Since Yeshua in Context: The Life and Times of Yeshua the Messiah was released on August 30, I’ve been in nine churches talking with people about the historical Jesus, the gospels, the need for gospel reading as a regular discipline … Continue reading

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The Eye as Lamp of the Body

Matthew 6:22-23 (Luke 11:34-36) is confusing for moderns. What is the meaning of this strange saying of Yeshua? Click here to read the answer at YeshuaInContext.com. And while there, why not sign up for future updates and information about speaking … Continue reading

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Conversations About Law and Grace, 5

Chris was about the show Jude some Paul verses that sound like all of Jesus’ followers are law-free, but something else occurred to him. Chris: There are just so many little pieces of evidence on my side. I don’t think … Continue reading

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iBookstore: Yeshua in Context Now Available

Tell you friends. Yeshua in Context is now (or should be within a few hours) available at the iBookstore. You can get it, you know, for your iPad! It is only $8.99. Of course, you can get it directly from … Continue reading

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The End of Bible of Unknowing Blog

I’m taking down one of my other blogs, the Bible of Unknowing blog. For those of you who checked it out during its three month run, thank you. This does not mean I am through with the project, writing a … Continue reading

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Getting Matthew 5:17-20 Right

One of the blind spots in historic Christian theology is the ongoing significance of the Law of Moses. Early on, in an environment of anti-Semitism that is well-documented, church fathers decided both that Israel had been replaced in God’s promises … Continue reading

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Both-And vs. Either-Or

I’m convinced that a both-and philosophy instead of an either-or philosophy would solve many tensions in biblical interpretation. This topic came to me after reading what seems to me a ridiculous statement by an otherwise great scholar, Dale Allison, in … Continue reading

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Comments Rolling Now on Why OJ's Should Believe

My post from October 13 is drawing some worthwhile discussion now. Check it out: http://derek4messiah.wordpress.com/2010/10/13/why-orthodox-jews-should-believe-in-yeshua/

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PODCAST: Yeshua in Context – Questions, The Heralding Yeshua

Chapter 3 of Yeshua in Context is called

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