Defending The Faith!

Defending the Faith (Hebrew Roots) by Christine Egbert Have you ever fumbled a golden opportunity to explain why you have returned to the old paths, why you are contending for the faith that was once delivered to the saints? Do you ever wish you’d expressed yourself more articulately? I have.

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A Misunderstood Hebrew Idiom

A Misunderstood Hebrew Idiom by Christine Egbert Modern English is filled with idioms: eat your heart out, kill time, blow your mind, punch the clock, crash! These are all easily understood expressions by our contemporaries. But for those for whom English is a second language, these simple idioms would require

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Beware of Translator Bias

Beware Of Translator Bias by Christine Egbert Have you ever wondered how Ekklesia, which means a called out congregation or assembly, came to be translated as church? Answer: a King gave an edict. That King was King James. You see, there already was a Greek word that meant church in Greek. That

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Greek Versus Hebrew Mindset

Greek Versus Hebrew Mindset: Worship, Spirituality, Salvation, and Prayer by Christine Egbert I recently read an excellent book by Brad Scott, titled: Let This Mind Be In You. In it, Scott traces the evolution of our Greek (Western) mindset, contrasting it with the never-changing Scriptural worldview which is Hebraic. Our Greek

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Reformation To Restoration!

Reformation to Restoration! by Christine Egbert The next time a well-meaning Christian tells you that your Hebraic walk of faith is out of step with mainstream Christianity, remind them of the Protestant reformers. The Reformers’ defense of Biblical truth was also out of step with what for 1500 years had been

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TORAH: Blueprint of CREATION!

TORAH! God’s Blueprint For Creation by Christine Egbert For two decades, after becoming a believer, I studied the Bible the only way I knew how. I took it at face value. And there is certainly nothing wrong with that. In fact, it’s where all students of Scripture should begin, with

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Sola Scripture/ By Scripture Alone!

Sola Scriptura/ By Scripture Alone! by Christine Egbert One of the five pillars of the Reformation and battle cry of Protestants was “Sola Scriptura,” Latin for “Scripture alone.” The reformers proudly claimed to rely solely on Scripture, and not the traditions and dogma of the Roman Catholic Church. Unfortunately, as

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Error Of The Lawless

Error Of The Lawless by Christine Egbert It saddens me when I hear believers say things like, “Jesus fulfilled the Law, so now I don’t have to.” Really? You mean now you can murder? Steal? Fornicate? Such twisting of Scripture must break the Father’s heart. We are not saved by keeping the

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Quartodeciman Controversy: Rome Enforces Easter/ Outlaws Passover

The Quartodeciman Controversy (Rome Enforces Easter/ Outlaws Passover) By Christine Egbert In the footsteps of Paul Harvey–that folksy news commentator, whose’s radio segments delved into little-known facts about well-known events–this article will recount the early church history that led to the Council of Nicaea’s disastrous decision to replace Passover with

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