Deceit and Usury

Then the Lord God said to the woman, “What have you done?”And the woman said, “The serpent deceived me, and I ate.” Genesis 3:13 — Modern English Version (Thinline Edition.; Lake Mary, FL: Passio, 2014) That word deceived. It is the Hebrew word nasha (Strong’s H5377.) The King James Version translates that verb to beguile. …

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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 Wages of Sin

For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.Romans 6:23 — Modern English Version (Thinline Edition.; Lake Mary, FL: Passio, 2014) The wages of sin is death. It's that simple. Think about what Paul is saying. Understanding this critical point is a foundation for …

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Where I Am Going, You Cannot Come

Again, Jesus said to them, “I am going away, and you will seek Me, and you will die in your sins. Where I am going, you cannot come.”John 8:21 — Modern English Version (Thinline Edition.; Lake Mary, FL: Passio, 2014) That simple truth is a stumbling block for many. Jesus said it to the very …

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