• The Law of First Mention/ Clean & Unclean

    The 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

  • Who Is The Church?

    Who Is The Church? by Christine Egbert The first time I heard a preacher say, “The church is not a building. It’s the people,” I thought it was insightful, and it was. But this insightful comment would’ve been unnecessary had ekklesia been translated correctly in the first place. Strong’s dictionary defines

  • The Yearling & Greek Manuscript #472!

    The Yearling & Greek Manuscript #472! by Christine Egbert Ask most Christians how long Yeshua’s ministry was, and they’ll assure you it was 3 ½ years. But was it? In Exodus 12:1-5, Yahweh instructed Moses to have the congregation of Israel, on the 10th day of the 1st month, select

  • What Is The Moral Law?

    What is the Moral Law? 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 justice revealed

  • Easter No! First Fruits Yes!

    by Christine Egbert Easter must break the Father’s heart. He so loved the world that He gave His only begotten son, Yeshua, to be our Passover lamb. Yeshua must hate it too. After all, he called those who lay aside His Father’s commandments to keep man made traditions hypocrites (Mark 7:6-9). Sunrise

  • Who Are The Lost Sheep Of Israel?

    by Christine Egbert In Matthew 15:24 Yeshua told a Canaanite woman with a demon possessed daughter that he was sent only to the lost sheep of the house of Israel. But because of that woman’s great faith, Yeshua healed her daughter anyway. But have you ever wondered just WHO those lost sheep of the

  • What God Is Doing (excerpted from the biography of Matthew Miller)

    by Christine Egbert This is an excerpt from my biography of Matthew Miller and the Vineyard. It recounts events that took place a couple of years ago in Tanzania, and will be available soon through Amazon.com and Kindle. Matthew and his team were there to teach a conference of Assembly

  • No Longer A Gentile!

    No Longer A Gentile! by Christine Egbert Have any of your Christian friends or family members ever ridiculed you for keeping the biblical 7th day Sabbath and YHVH’s Feast Days, and for eating Biblically clean? Have they tried to convince you that “those things” are only for the Jews (for

  • A Tale of Two COVENANTS

    A Tale Of Two Covenants by Christine Egbert Those who teach that Yeshua came to start a new religion need to study the Hebrew scriptures, and to realize that it is God’s word that is inspired, not the translation they are reading. As I have pointed out in previous articles,

  • Why Is Easter Celebrated? Why Rabbits? Why Dyed Eggs? Why Easter Ham?

    Why Is Easter Celebrated With Rabbits, Dyed Eggs, and Easter Ham? by Christine Egbert In this article, we will examine where all the Easter traditions came from. The extra-biblical book of Yasher, which is mentioned in Joshua 10:13, informs us that after Cush (Noah’s grandson through Ham) died, Cush’s wife Semiramis