Pentecost: Christian or Jewish?

Pentecost: Christian or Jewish? By Susan Fiedler What a delight to celebrate the “Jewish” holiday of Shavuot tomorrow (5/20/18) along with our mainstream Christian brethren! Of course, it’s not really Jewish. And almost none of the Christians celebrating it would truly understand its origins. But tomorrow mainstream churches will be celebrating Pentecost. Their

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Understanding The Book of Hebrews

by Christine Egbert Understanding The Book of Hebrews by Christine Egbert Galatians and Hebrews, by far, contain the most-often cited verses, which antinomians like to quote in sound-bites to try to prove that YHVH’s Torah is no longer in effect. According to them, the law was either nailed to the

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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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