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The Pentecostal Anointing in the OT

John 20(NAS) 20And when He had said this, He showed them both His hands and His side. The disciples then rejoiced when they saw Elohim. 21So Jesus said to them again, “Peace be to you; just as the Father has … Continue reading

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Super Quick Bible Study: Why Trimmed Wicks?

Matthew 25:7 Then all those virgins got up and trimmed their lamps. Why did the passage mention something so mundane back then? The next verse tells us: Matthew 25:8 The foolish ones said to the wise, “Give us some of … Continue reading

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What Submit/Subject and Head Really Mean

My studies into the Greek word hupotasso, which we translate submit or subject, led to learning that it was a military term—soldiers who arrange themselves under a leader. Upon waking one morning, a word popped into my mind and I … Continue reading

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Super Quick Bible Study: Yah Guides Us

1 Corinthians 12:7 To each is given the manifestation of the Spirit for the common good. Isaiah 58:11 And YHWH will continually guide you, And satisfy your desire in scorched places, And give strength to your bones; And you will … 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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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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The Best Bread

Once upon a time, there was a little boy who had so many allergies, he could not partake of communion. He, being young, did not have a care, but the adults determined he had to participate in some way. “Gluten-free … 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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Cherry Picking

Ephesians 4:14 Then we will no longer be little children, tossed by the waves and blown around by every wind of teaching, by human cunning with cleverness in the techniques of deceit. Some would say a person following Christ outside … Continue reading

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Incomplete Instruction

During the twelfth day of my foray into the church system (eleventh at this facility), I suffered through an incomplete sermon. An incomplete teaching is one when the main idea is totally missed and/or a soulish concept is used instead. … Continue reading

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