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The True Definition of Lukewarm

I had been casually pondering what Yahshua meant when He used the word lukewarm in the following passage: Revelation 3:16 (Literal Translation) – Thus because you are lukewarm, and neither hot, nor cold, I am about to vomit you out … Continue reading

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Why YHWH Loves Music

During a Bible study on Hebrews 6-7, the teacher-elder wanted us to think about our role as a kingly priest serving Christ and the Body. He used intercessory prayer as an example; we should consider the 5 Ws and 1 … Continue reading

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The Four Dispensations

The four dispensations: the Patriarchs, Passover, Pentecost, and Tabernacles The Patriarchs – The establishment of the human family leading to a called-out people, whose bloodline would allow for YHWH to enter the world in flesh. Passover – The establishment of … Continue reading

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Proof Salvation Is for Gentiles, Too

John 4:22 (Literal Translation) You worship what not you know; we worship what we do know, for the salvation is out of the Jews. John 10:16 And I have other sheep that are not of this [Israelite] fold. I must … Continue reading

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Thought Splatters (Sip!)

The only time Scripture mentions submission to the assembly is concerning discipline (Matthew 18:15-20, 1 Corinthians 5:5). John’s Evangel never mentions the word faith. Why? Love is the result of faith. Three items that seem to terrify most believers are … Continue reading

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What Do All Men Hold Dear?

paradosis – tradition π – 80 α – 1 ρ – 100 ά – 1 δ – 4 ο – 70 σ – 200 ι – 10 ς – 200 ______ 666 euporia – prosperity or wealth ε – 5 … Continue reading

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Puzzling Passages Made Plain: The Levite and His Concubine – Part 2

Read first: Puzzling Passages Made Plain: Tossed to the Depraved Puzzling Passages Made Plain: The Levite and His Concubine – Part 1 Turn the Light on… Connection Lesson 1 Corinthians 13:9-10 (Literal Translation) In part, indeed, we know, and in … Continue reading

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Puzzling Passages Made Plain: The Levite and His Concubine – Part 1

I received the inspiration and most of the words for this post three week ago… and sat on it. “Why bother?” I thought, “No one is going to get it. It will either look like genius or madness.” The spouse … Continue reading

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Body Parts

During a Bible study, I described the huge plant that came from the tiny mustard seed as the Body, “I am the Vine (the seed) and you are the branches (the growth).” Someone else said the church and gave praise … Continue reading

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A Warning for Heresy Hunters

On Andrew Strom’s old website, he posted a great article full of thought-provoking truth. Some took offense because it came from IHOP. An argument ensued and Strom used the term heresy hunters, the first time I had ever seen it … Continue reading

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