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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Esther-Part 1

We are going to look at some concepts in the Book of Esther which will help us understand this book in a deeper way. As usual in our “concepts” series, we will not be doing a verse by verse study

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Tanak Foundations-Nehemiah and the Temple-Conclusion

Many people have put out videos that say the Temple was not on the Temple Mount. What we want you to do is go to a map of the City of David and the Temple Mount on the Internet. We

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Tanak Foundations-Nehemiah and the Temple-Part 2

In Neh 3.1 we are going to deal with an important word. The priests built the Sheep Gate and they consecrated it. The word for “consecrated” is “Kadshuhu” and it comes from the word “Kodesh.” They sanctified this gate and

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Tanak Foundations-Nehemiah and the Temple-Part 1

Since we have been studying the Book of Nehemiah, let’s talk about the Temple Mount and the Temple. There is a teaching going around today that says the Temple was located in the City of David and not on the

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts on the Natzal (Rapture)-Part 29

Let’s look at the Birth-pains briefly, using some of the terms we have learned. In the first three and a half years, we have the beginning of the Day of the Lord on Rosh Ha Shanah, Tishri 1, from creation.

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Second Kings-Part 2

The men of the city of Jericho came to Elisha in 2 Kings 2.19 and they said the situation in the city of Jericho was not very pleasant. The water there was of poor quality and the land was unfruitful.

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Torah and New Testament Foundations-The False Messiah-Part 15

Now we are going to talk about the Azazel from Yom Kippur. It is the goat that is taken to the wilderness, and very misunderstood in Christianity. It is mistranslated in Lev 16 as “scapegoat” but we are going to

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Torah and New Testament Foundations-Eschatology and the Book of Hebrews-Part 1

There is an eschatological concept found in the Num 24.17 that says, “I see him, but not now.” Another way of saying that is, “Here now, but not yet.” To fully understand what we are going to get into in

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Torah and New Testament Foundations-Eschatology-Part 3

For the invasion of Gog/Magog/Russia, we have a time reference in Ezek 38.14, where it says “on that day.” This refers to the Day of the Lord in eschatology. In Ezek 38.16 we have another one where it says “in

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Torah and New Testament Foundations-Part 13

There will be a pattern to the spring festivals. Yeshua is fulfilling aspects of the redemption exactly on the “rehearsal” dates (mikrah) of the festivals. He was slain on Passover at the exact time it was being done in the

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Temple 201-Temple Floorplan and Layout-Conclusion

The Nicanor Gate was not used to go in and out like other gates. When you went into the Court of Israel, you went in through the northern wicket next to the Nicanor Gate, and when you went out you

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Temple 201-Temple Floorplan and Layout-Part 5

There were 12 ma’alot (steps) that led to the Eastern Gate into the Ezrat Ha Nashim (Court of the Women), with a smaller gate on the north and the south also, just like at the Nicanor Gate. There were two

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Temple 201-Temple Floorplan and Layout-Part 4

The Altar had three ramps and they were called a “kevesh.” There is a main ramp called a “Kevesh Gadol” that went up to the Altar, and going around the Altar was a platform called a “Saviv”, and there was

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Temple 201-Temple Floorplan and Layout-Part 3

The Chel was a stabilizing platform. From the top of the last step there was 10 cubits to the building. It was also the common area of the inner courts. The word for “common” is “chol” and so you can

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Temple 201-Temple Floorplan and Layout-Part 2

There is a series of steps at the southern end of the Temple Mount called the “Southern Steps.” The astronaut Neil Armstrong was the first man to walk on the moon and he came to Jerusalem. He was being shown

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Temple 201-Temple Floorplan and Layout-Part 1

In this study we are going to look at the various areas in and around the Temple and give you a good feel for the area. You will need a goo, current overview of the Temple and underground cisterns. A

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Temple 201-Where is the Ark of the Covenant-Conclusion

After 1967, the Temple Mount was turned over to the Jordanian governing authority called the Waqf. The Arabs will riot if they think there is any digging being done on the Temple Mount. So, in secret, a tunnel was made

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Temple 201-Where is the Ark of the Covenant-Part 3

We are going to go to the Mishnah and pick up some valuable information. It is going to tell us where the Ark is, and it is not going to be in Ethiopia, and it is not in South Africa,

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Temple 201-Where is the Ark of the Covenant-Part 2

Solomon moved the Ark from the Gihon Spring into the Temple. He placed it in the Kodesh Ha Kodeshim, with the poles protruding out of the curtains. In 2 Chr 35.1-3 we read that Josiah moved the Ark, but why

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Temple 201-Where is the Ark of the Covenant-Part 1

This is a topic of interest for many believers and non-believers. Knowledge of the Temple is very limited for most people, but nearly everyone has heard of the Ark of the Covenant. Movies and countless documentaries have been made about

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