Knowledge vs Relationship

How important is it to understand the ANE, the location of the Temple, the Roman cast system, honor and shame, client-patron relationship, and several other topics when we study our Bibles?  These are very interesting topics, and they are important for a deeper understanding of the biblical text.  If we fail to understand the culture […]

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Yeshua’s Bride

I recently saw an interesting question!  “What kind of bride is Yeshua coming back for?  One that keeps the actual Sabbath day, the Feast of YHWH, and eats according to Leviticus 11 or one that keeps Sunday, manmade feast and eats unclean meats?”  Not long ago, I would have said without hesitation that Yeshua is […]

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Premarital Sex: Is it a Sin?

For most believers, there is no doubt that having sex outside of the bounds of a marriage relationship is a sin!  This is what 99.9% of Christian churches teach, so most of us grew up understanding that having sex before marriage was a sin!  There are several verses that seem to support this idea, such […]

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The Jewish Jesus: Yeshua’s Formal Education (Part 1)

Galilee verses Judea “Can anything good come out of Nazareth?” 1The Holy Bible: English Standard Version. (2016). (Jn 1:46). Wheaton: Standard Bible Society. And they were amazed and astonished, saying, “Are not all these who are speaking Galileans?” 2The Holy Bible: English Standard Version. (2016). (Ac 2:7). Wheaton: Standard Bible Society. The Jews therefore marveled, […]

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