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The Symbolism of Hair, Part 2

My interpretation of 1 Corinthians 11:2-16 Thank you for honoring me and the things I have taught you. But understand, you ultimately need to follow Christ by His supernatural leadings. The soul (life) must follow the lead of the Spirit. … 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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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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Fast from SELF, Not Food

I hate Lent. From the outside looking in, I see no other time of the year where Christians are the most self-righteous. A growing number of Protestants are now practicing it. Jesus never ordained this activity, no matter how well … 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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Religion vs. Spirit

Religion says, “Do this and that and you will be saved.” Yah says, “Enter into my rest,” which means stop your works; seek and do His will. Religion says, “The Bible is the final authority.” Jesus, the Living Word, says, … Continue reading

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The Biblical Symbolism of Male and Female

From the Wikipedia article: Names of God, also see Names of God in Judaism: “A common title of God in the Hebrew Bible is Elohim (Hebrew: אלהים), as opposed to other titles of God in Judaism. The root Eloah אלה … Continue reading

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The Doctrinal Garbage Can: Agape Means Unconditional Love

I am truly sorry, but the proof in Scripture of agape equaling unconditional love is completely absent. It frustrated me for years. Perhaps something was wrong because all I saw was the necessity of obedience: “Follow Me.” Jesus commanded this … Continue reading

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The “Church Fathers” Fad

I have noticed a trend in quoting from the so-called “church fathers.” After my own investigation, I found a slow drift away from biblical teachings and the authority of the Holy Spirit. The article below gives an excellent summary of … Continue reading

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History Must Be Studied

One of the biggest mistakes people make when reading the Bible is reading it like a regular book. There are too many ancient customs and idioms that modern readers have trouble understanding that cause unbelievers to throw down the Scriptures … Continue reading

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