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Foreigners Bought with Silver

We gentiles grafted into the tree of Israel are the foreigners bought with Abraham’s silver (Genesis 17:12). Silver is a symbol of blood, and we have been bought by the blood of Abraham’s son and promised heir, Yeshua.

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Law and Grace, Circumcision and Passover

You have no doubt heard all your life about how Grace and Law are polar opposites, how you cannot be saved by Grace if you are committed to obeying the Law. This is directly contrary to the overall witness of … Continue reading

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Christians and the Law: answering the objections, part 20

In the comments to Vox’s original post, Tiger wrote, Daniel: The New Testament says the purpose of the Law is to reveal sin. This lets us lead Holy Sanctified lives, but eliminating sin, cleaning as we go. Until the Law … Continue reading

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Christians and the Law: answering the objections, part 19

Statement 27: No one except Jesus can keep the law. That’s the point. We have all broken the law, we are all lawbreakers, rebels against God. We are all sinners. Which is why we need a savior. Trying to keep … Continue reading

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Christians and the Law: Answering the objections, part 17

Tiger wrote, “Until the Law is written on our hearts, it is still needed. And, since Christians are NOT keeping the Law, it is obvious that it hasn’t been written there. Therefore, the New Covenant has not yet come, even … Continue reading

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Christians and the Law: Answering the Objections, part 16

Statement 24: Jesus’ entire ministry on earth was centered around clarifying the law, and in many places he criticizes those who live by the letter of the law instead of the spirit of the law. an example is the “good … Continue reading

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Christians and the Law: Addressing the Objections, part 2

Statement 2: Christians are not Jews.  Christians are not obligated to follow Mosaic Law.  Ask any Jew, he should be able to confirm it.  As will the Bible, in Acts 15… -VD Any Jew should be able to confirm what? … Continue reading

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Nehemia Gordon on The Good News of Passover

From the Karaite Korner Newsletter #508 Next week is the annual feast of Passover, which commemorates the Exodus of the Children of Israel from Egypt. In the Tanakh, Passover refers specifically to the sacrifice offered at the end of the … Continue reading

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Toldot 5771 – Making a Name

A couple of weeks late… The name Esau comes from a root meaning “accomplished” or “complete,” and its characters share the same numerical value as the characters of the word shalom. Yet those things were not in his actual name. … Continue reading

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Chukat 5770 – Judgment, Salvation, and Refinement

Numbers 19:1-22:1 Judges 11:1-33 John 3:9-21 A few thoughts on Chukat: Red is the color of mortality and blood. A heifer is a cow that has never calved. The red heifer was to be completely consumed along with cedar, hyssop, … Continue reading

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