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What is the Pentateuch? — Sheila Scorziello

This is a WordPress repost of an excellent overview of the Pentateuch, which every Christian should be familiar with. I often envision the Old Testament and especially the first five books of the Bible, when being compared to the New

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The Amplified Study Bible

I don’t normally plug a particular Bible Translation, but in this particular case, I’m making an exception. I’ve been using the online version of the Amplified Bible for some time now. I use it in conjunction with other translations such

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The Messianic Time Table According to Daniel the Prophet | Arnold Fruchtenbaum

Daniel and the timing of Messiah More than any other book of the Hebrew Scriptures, the writings of the prophet Daniel confront us with evidence of the time of Messiah’s coming—evidence that many people would rather not see. But it

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The Sabbath Rest

Exodus 31:13 NIV  “Say to the Israelites, ‘You must observe my Sabbaths. This will be a sign between me and you for the generations to come, so you may know that I am the Lord, who makes you holy.” Exodus

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The sons of God, the Daughters of Men

Non-authenticated Photo  (key word – non-authenticated) Oh, I know, any of you that are familiar with Genesis 6:4, know where I am heading with this. Not to fear, no wild speculations are forthcoming, just a substantial amount of information and

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Jesus In The Feasts Of The Lord | Iain Gordon

This is an amazing study on the Feasts of the Lord, authored by Iain Gordon. Direct links to the studies as per below. Please take the time to look at them ….. seriously. The feasts of the Lord – An

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Textual Criticism and Reliability of the Bible

One of the most common criticisms of the Bible is that due to the dates of the original documents and the numerous copies and translations that have made of them, that what we have now is corrupted and we have

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What Makes Christianity Unique?

Did you know that there are approximately 4200 religions in the world? These can be categorized into several main religions. These include Christianity, Roman Catholicism, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism and Judaism, although Roman Catholicism is often categorized under Christianity. There are

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Hosanna

In Zechariah 9:9, the prophet speaks of a future king presenting himself to Jerusalem while riding on a humble donkey. This foreshadowed something that happened about 500 years later. As explained in Luke 19:35-44, Jesus rode into Jerusalem on a

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The 10 Plagues of the Exodus

Exodus 12:12 NIV  “On that same night I will pass through Egypt and strike down every firstborn of both people and animals, and I will bring judgment on all the gods of Egypt. I am the Lord.” Hapi- Egyptian God

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Jesus in the Old Testament

God appears in the Old Testament in different ways: as an angel of the Lord (Acts 7:30-32; Exodus 3:2; Judges 2:1), apparently in physical form (Gen. 3:8; Exodus 24:9-11), in visions and dreams (Num. 12:6-8), and in flame (Judges 13:20-21).

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Why You Need the Old Testament

This is a WordPress repost of an excellent article that was originally authored by Pastor Steven J. Cole and posted on bible.org. I’m reposting this article because it provides an excellent summary of some of the many reasons why studying

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Some of the Names of God

Each of the many names of God describes a different aspect of His many-faceted character. Here are some of the better-known names of God in the Bible: EL, ELOAH [el, el-oh-ah]: God “mighty, strong, prominent” (Nehemiah 9:17; Psalm 139:19) –

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The Great Flood and Noah’s Ark

Did the great flood which is depicted in Genesis really happen? Many Christians and non-Christians have argued that such “explanations” of the Bible should not be needed. Shouldn’t we just accept this “by faith”? Those who make that argument apparently

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The Scarlet Thread

Anyone who has read through the Bible a number of times becomes familiar with the covenants that God established. In essence, the Old Testament is an orderly, progressive, unfolding revelation from God, of the blood covenant He entered into with

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6 Myths About the Dead Sea Scrolls | The NIV Bible

This is a WordPress repost of an excellent article originally authored by thenivbible.com In 1947, a Bedouin shepherd stumbled into the greatest archaeological discovery of the 20th century. He and his cousin found seven scrolls containing ancient Scripture in a

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Hebrews: The Curtain of the Holy of Holies

As you may recall, in one of my recent posts I had mentioned that I had just finished reading through Hebrews again. And while reading through Hebrews, I was again reminded of the foreshadowing and symbolism that covered every aspect

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Mantles & Double Portions | Rick Becker

This is a WordPress repost of a detailed and excellent article originally authored by Rick Becker from their Famine in the Land website. It is lengthy and the focus is on the New Apostolic Reformation (NAR) movement. Why have I

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Passover – the Feast Fulfilled and the Meal

This is a lengthy post but it is well worth the time it takes to read it, due to the foreshadows that are given and the significance of each of them. Passover – the Feast fulfilled Christ, our Passover Lamb,

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A Brief Look at the Essenes — EttingerWriting.com

This blog focuses on a mysterious Jewish sect which existed at the time of Christ. This is the fourth and final repost of David’s continuing series on the historical, religious and political settings of Israel that set the stage, so to speak, during

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