Homeborn Servants and Sons

Jesus answered them, “Truly, truly I say to you, whoever commits sin is a slave of sin. Now a slave does not remain in the house forever, but a son remains forever.John 8:34–35 — Modern English Version (Thinline Edition.; Lake Mary, FL: Passio, 2014) Not having a full understanding of the Torah hinders us Gentiles. …

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The Name: See Jesus LORD

But Moses said to the people, “Fear not! Stand firm! And see the salvation of the Lord, which He will show you today. For the Egyptians whom you have seen today, you shall never see again. The Lord shall fight for you, while you hold your peace.”Exodus 14:13–14 — Modern English Version (Thinline Edition.; Lake …

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The Priest Shall Go Out of the Camp

The Lord spoke to Moses, saying:Leviticus 14:1 — Modern English Version (Thinline Edition.; Lake Mary, FL: Passio, 2014) It was Moses who got a direct revelation from God. I ponder over that, especially in light of what follows in this part. This shall be the law of the leper in the day of his cleansing: …

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Why Three Times?

Three times in the year you must celebrate a feast to Me.You shall observe the Feast of Unleavened Bread. For seven days you shall eat unleavened bread, as I commanded you, in the appointed time of the month Aviv, for in it you came out from Egypt.No one shall appear before Me empty-handed.You shall observe …

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First

God, having raised up His Son Jesus, sent Him to you first, to bless you in turning every one of you from your iniquities.”Acts 3:26 — Modern English Version (Thinline Edition.; Lake Mary, FL: Passio, 2014) Peter... Peter... Sometimes the things you are recorded as saying surprise me. Especially when given your actions that ensure …

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Much is Said About ‘This Generation’

When He was asked by the Pharisees when the kingdom of God would come, He answered them, “The kingdom of God does not come with observation. Nor will they say, ‘Here it is!’ or ‘There it is!’ For remember, the kingdom of God is within you.”Luke 17:20–21 — Modern English Version (Thinline Edition.; Lake Mary, …

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The Olivet Discourse: 02 – The Destruction of the Temple Foretold

Continuing from the previous post, there are things to keep in mind. The first is the perspective of the author and the ideas he chooses to convey. Here is the foundation text beginning with the account in Matthew. Jesus departed from the temple and was leaving when His disciples came to show Him the temple …

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The Olivet Discourse: Introduction

This is an introduction to my own attempt to discover the similarities and distinctions of the presentation of the Olivet Discourse (first post) as given in the synoptic gospels. The Synoptic Gospels are Matthew, Mark, and Luke, as they present themselves similarly in the things they record of Jesus' ministry on Earth. The first thing …

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The Olivet Discourse: For Israelis Only?

Matthew, Mark, and Luke give much of the same testimony of the life and teaching of Jesus. The material offered is presented in the same general order of events. These three are called the synoptic gospels for that reason. In an endeavor to understand the similarities recorded in the Olivet Discourse, it is more intriguing …

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The End of it Shall Come with a Flood.

After the sixty-two weeks Messiah shall be cut off and shall have nothing. And the troops of the prince who shall come shall destroy the city and the sanctuary. The end of it shall come with a flood. And until the end of the war desolations are determined.Daniel 9:26 — Modern English Version (Thinline Edition.; …

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