Hebrew and Greek Worldview Compared

We live in a Greek-based society under a Greek-structured government and taught according to the Greek-model of education. It’s no wonder that we view the world from the Greek paradigm. These effects every facet of our lives, and directly influences our interpretation of scripture. But did you know there’s a Hebrew world view? There’s a mindset …

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What God Expects From Us?

Going Too Fast A number of years ago, a Navy jet fighter plane shot itself down over the deserts of Nevada while testing new cannon mounted on its wing. The plane was flying at supersonic speeds, but the cannon shells were subsonic. What happened was crucial. The fighter actually ran into the shells it had …

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Why Did the Apostles Keep Jewish Traditions and Laws?

Question:- Why did the Apostles and other Christian Jews keep the Jewish festivals, the Sabbath and other laws related to obligations like eating kosher food.  It seems like a double standard and has caused many problems and that is why for example the Hebraic Roots Movement has been so strong and outspoken around the world. …

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Christmas or Hanukkah?

“’Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, In hopes that Saint Nicholas soon would be there. The children were nestled all snug in their beds, While visions of sugar-plums danced in their heads; And …

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Baptism According to the Second Century Christians

All the extra-biblical evidence, from the time of the Apostles until the close of the second century, is consistent with our findings from Scripture. The early Christians unanimously understood water baptism as the point in time when the remission of sins and regeneration takes place. The following quotations are from second century writers. The authors …

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Baptism and The Sinners Prayer

The Sinner's Prayer as a Substitute for Biblical Baptism For the first fifteen hundred years of Christianity, baptism was viewed by Christians as the mechanism for receiving Christ and the remission of sins. It was the entrance into a covenant relationship with God through Christ. Baptism placed the repentant believer in contact with the death, …

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Why Would Anyone Want to Be a Christian?

In several nations, it is illegal to become a Christian. But people become Christians anyway — despite penalties and even threats of death. Thousands of believers are killed each year, yet more people become Christians. Christianity can spread even when it is persecuted. That is actually the way Christianity started — Jesus was killed as …

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Speech – The Overflow of the Heart

33 Either make the tree good and its fruit good, or else make the tree bad and its fruit bad; for a tree is known by its fruit 34…for out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks. (Matthew 12:33, 34) The Nature Of Our Words God has given human beings the honor and …

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The Feasts of Israel and their Meaning

In order to understand the significance of the Jewish feasts, we must comprehend their purpose and timing. The most complete description of the feasts is found in Leviticus 23. Each of the feasts have both a historic and prophetic significance. They celebrate a historical event in Israel's past, but also are a prophecy of future …

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The Ten Commandments – Under the New Covenant

The "commandments of God" in Scripture have been a source of much confusion among Christians. Some claim that only Paul's teaching applies to us directly. Some claim that all "New Testament" commandments are for us. Others say some Old Testament commandments apply also. Others say all of the commands in Scripture are to be obeyed. …

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