Tushuvah & The Month of Elul

Teshuvah And the Month of Elul by Christine Egbert Ecclesiastes 3:1 assures us there is a time for every purpose under heaven. The Biblical month of Elul (which falls in the month of August on the Gregorian calendar) is a time for spiritual introspection. Elul begins a 40 day period

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What’s In A Name?

What’s In A Name? by Christine Egbert In hebraic thought one’s name is one’s destiny. With that in mind, let’s trace (biblically) the English name of our Messiah, Yeshua, which is a transliteration from His original Hebrew name, spelled with the Hebrew letters yod, shin, vav, and ayin. To begin this linguistic journey,

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Miracle Across the Sound

Miracle Across The Sound by Christine Egbert  In its final and most virulent strain, Anti-Semitism is once again pandemic. It’s on the rise in Europe, in Asia, and in the United States on college campuses, and shockingly in main-line Christian denominations.  In our twenty-first Century, politically correct parlance this ancient hatred for

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Law of First Mention/ Clean & Unclean

Law of First Mention/ Clean & Unclean  by Christine Egbert In sound biblical exegesis, the Law of First Mention requires a Bible student to study that portion of Scripture where a principle or doctrine is first mentioned. That first occurrence  establishes the inherent meaning of that principle in an unchangeable pattern throughout the rest of Scripture. Unfortunately, since most

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Moral Law? All Of God’s Laws Are Moral!

Moral Law? All Of God’s Laws Are Moral! by Christine Egbert Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines “moral law” as: “a general rule of right living; especially such a rule, or group of rules, conceived as universal and unchanging, and has the sanction of God’s will, of conscience, of man’s moral nature, or of natural

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