Philistine Apologies

The godly person accepts the half-hearted apology without demanding more than a person’s dignity will allow. The LORD prospered Isaac while he dwelt in the Philistine territory, but that prosperity incited the jealousy of the Philistines who drove him out. Isaac returned to the arid soil of the Negev, where

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Sacred Name Concerns

This article has been reproduced from the book Confronting Critical Issues: An Analysis of Subjects that Affects the Growth and Stability of the Emerging Messianic Movement, by J.K. McKee.  Unless otherwise noted, Scripture quotations are from the New American Standard, Updated Edition (NASU), 1995, published by The Lockman Foundation. Contents:

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Assessing the “Lunar Sabbath” Theory

A quick search using Accordance Bible software shows that in the original Hebrew, the words “Sabbath” (shabbat) and “day” (yom) occur within 10 words of each other well over 100 times in the Tanakh. The same search, replacing “day” with “moon” (yareach), yields a big fat goose-egg (for the uninitiated

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Spock, “The Blessing,” and Martin Luther King

by Rabbi Sholomo Ben Levy The death of Leonard Nimoy evoked a torrent of fond memories, Trek trivia, and a few astonishing facts that we should appreciate even if we were not fans of this science fiction genre. It was always obvious the Gene Roddenberry, the creator of Star Trek,

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The Chanukah story for kids – G-dcast

Share the Chanukah story with friends and kids with this easy to understand story about why Jews celebrate miracles. A great introduction for kids 6 and up. Teachers can download a free classroom guide at http://www.g-dcast.com/chanukah Many thanks to the Animators, Producers, Writers, Editors, Recording Engineers, Funders that make our

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Five Reasons To Celebrate Hanukkah

Given that Hanukkah is a historically Jewish festival and that its celebration is not a mitzvah (commandment) of the Torah, why would Gentile believers in Yeshua celebrate it? Obviously Jewish believers have a cultural affinity for the festival, but is there any real biblical significance to it? Is there any reason

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The Birth Of The Messiah

The scripture is silent with respect to the birth of the Messiah but gives us a powerful hint for the date of His conception. In Haggai 2:7Haggai 2:7English: King James Version (1611) - KJV7 And I will shake all nations, and the desire of all nations shall come: and I will fill

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The Everlasting Covenant

The everlasting covenant was first promised to Abram while uncircumcised (Gen 15:18Gen 15:18English: King James Version (1611) - KJV18 In the same day the LORD made a covenant with Abram, saying, Unto thy seed have I given this land, from the river of Egypt unto the great river, the river Euphrates:  WP-Bible

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