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Yeshua: God with us, the Everlasting Father and a Mighty God

Yeshua was given many names in the bible, not the least of which were Emmanuel, Everlasting (or Eternal) Father, and Mighty God.  Was He all of these things?  How could He be both the man Yeshua and the Everlasting Father, Mighty God?  By delving deeper into the Scripture we find He was all of those, but maybe not the way it is commonly understood. How is Yeshua, “God with us”?Emmanuel, also spelled Immanuel, is a name given to the Messiah in Isaiah 7:14, meaning...

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What Do I Do?

What instructions from our Creator should I be following that I am not currently? We will address this question assuming that it is coming from more of a traditional Christian mindset or background. Now that you have entered into the understanding that the whole Word of God is still true and applicable to all in the faith, then there are a few instructions that are not too common in mainstream Christian circles today that are a part of the Word of God. Often, when one begins this journey...

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Every Word

Every Word If one believes that the Law of God has been done away with, can they really believe the words of our Savior that says, Matthew 4:4 Jesus answered, “It is written: ‘Man does not live on bread alone, but on every word that comes from the mouth of God.’” Because if one part of God’s word nullifies another part of God’s word how can He say that we live on EVERY word that comes from the mouth of God? Just a thought...

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The Heart of the Matter...Expanded

 1 Samuel 16:7 …The LORD does not look at the things man looks at. Man looks at the outward appearance, but the LORD looks at the heart. Why does the Lord look at the heart? What should have been in the heart even here regarding King Saul? Deuteronomy 30:14 No, the word is very near you; it is in your mouth and in your heart so you may obey it. From the very beginning, the Lord has desired obedience from the heart. This is why, in Mark 12:30, Christ quoted from Deuteronomy...

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Obedience: God's Love Language

A number of years ago Gary Chapman wrote a book with a lot of insights into men, women, and relationships.  In his book, he describes 5 specific love languages of which every person functions in at least one of them.  They are:  Words of Affirmation, Quality Time, Receiving Gifts, Acts of Service, and Physical Touch.  What does it mean to have these love languages?  It means that either through someone speaking words of affirmation to you, spending quality time with...

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Christ: The Way

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Have you ever stopped to wonder what exactly Christ was meaning when he told us that he was "the way" in John 14:6? For most of us it's obvious, it means he's the only way to the Father right? No one can get to the Father but through Christ. So, of course, that's what he meant....right? Right! We completely agree, but do you think it's possible that maybe there is more to it than that? Are there not many different levels to all of Scripture?  Christ is the WAY! Sounds obvious right?...

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What "Isn't" the Hebrew Roots Movement?

What “Isn’t” the Hebrew Roots Movement? This article serves as a response to an article at gotquestions.org. Original article can be found here: http://www.gotquestions.org/Hebrew-roots.html (Quotes from the article are in quotes and italics)  “Although there are many different and diverse Hebrew Roots assemblies with variations in their teachings, they all adhere to a common emphasis on recovering the "original" Jewishness of...

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Is Science and the Bible at Odds?

The Bible is often described as a book that includes many ideas that are scientifically inaccurate. The truth is that what many Christians (and non-Christians) have misinterpreted the Bible in such a way as to make it seem to be at odds with the reality of our world. For example, the Roman Catholic Church promoted geocentrism (the idea that the earth is the center of the universe) for many years. This concept is not found in the Bible, but stems from the idea that since humans are the center...

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