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Galatians: Old Testament quotes in the New Testament

Who were the Galatians? They were a warring people with a history that is not so good. The “Gauls” are named after Gaul of Thrace.  They are descendents of the Celts which as you know, Great Britain eventually descended from.  … Continue reading

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1st and 2nd Corinthians: Old Testament quotes in the New Testament

The following is a picture of P46. “P” stands for papyrus.     Extant (text that has survived from the past to the present time) Biblical fragments have numbers associated with them to differentiate them from one another, in this … Continue reading

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James, the Synagogue, and Jesus – part 4 (of 4)

You are going to have some choices to make at the end this post, which is also, the 4th and final part of this series “James, the Synagogue, and Jesus.  You will have to decide whether synagogues are completely evil … Continue reading

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James, the Synagogue, and Jesus – part 3

Mark 1:21 (CJB) 21 They entered K’far-Nachum (Capernaum), and on Shabbat (Sabbath) Yeshua (Jesus) went into the synagogue and began teaching. They were amazed because he taught as a Rabbi – more succstinct, a Rabbi that got his authority, not … Continue reading

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But it ALSO says . . .

Out of a little over 1000 verses in Mattityahu (Matthew), 112 of them or around 10% of them are direct quotations and references to verses in TaNaKh (Torah-Nevi’im-Ketuvim: in other words, the Old Testament). When we arrive at chapter 4, … Continue reading

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The Butterfly Effect

I don’t know why I am writing this, but I feel strongly compelled to do so.  I would rather take a nap, but I can concentrate on little else – so here I sit.  Clickity, clickity, clickity – the keyboard … Continue reading

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Spiritual Elitism

This post will probably not be comfortable to read.  You may get angry. It is my hope an prayer that you will consider the heart that it is written in and the message that it contains before you dismiss it. … Continue reading

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