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The Picture of the Axe Head That Fell-2 Kings 6.1-7

Yeshua said in Luke 24.27 that the Scriptures teach about him and the redemption, so this story is no exception. It is found in 2 Kings 6.1-7 and Elisha (God is my salvation) will be a picture of Yeshua who

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Solomon, Two Women and a Living Son-A Prophetic Type

In 1 Kings 3.16-28, we have the story of two women who are called “harlots” (a type for “sinners” but the word “zonot” can also mean “innkeepers” and 1 Kings 3.18 gives us insight into this) and this story is

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David and Mephibosheth-A Picture of Our Redemption

2 Sam 9.1-13 tells us about David’s inquiry about the descendants of Saul and he finds the grandson of Saul named Mephibosheth (extermination of the idol/shame) and restores his father’s land. He was crippled in both feet and was five

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The Truth About Biblical Heroes And Their Proper Perspective

The Bible is full of biblical characters that accomplished great things for Yehovah and some tend to lift up these people to a stature that even the characters themselves would be uncomfortable with. They would be the first to tell

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David And His Five Smooth Stones

In 1 Sam 17.40 David is going to fight Goliath and he picks up five smooth stones, and this is very significant in what David is doing. In the Peshat, or literal level, David is not being presumptuous here and

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A Question About The Biblical Food Laws And A Biblical Answer

A question came to us awhile back about the biblical food laws when a Christian contended with a believer in Yeshua, and went and talked with his pastor, and the pastor gave the following Scriptures to show that Christians are

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Did Jephthah Offer His Daughter As A Burnt Offering To Fulfill His Vow in Judges 11.30-31?

This is one of the most misunderstood portions of Scripture in the Tanak, Gospels and Epistles, so let’s get to the heart of the matter. Jephthah (Hebrew “Yiftach” meaning “he will open or release”) did not offer his daughter as

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Creation Versus Evolution: The Heart of the Matter

We are going to get straight to the heart of the matter concerning a belief in Creation and Evolution. One is a fact and the other is a theory. Isa 4.12 says that the Leaders among the Jewish people were

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Women in Biblical Leadership Roles

In the first century congregations women were very active, and that is because they followed the example in what is called the Tanak, or the so-called “old testament.” Churchmen “put them out” by the third century and they have been

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Who Are the Sons of God in Gen 6.2?

Gen 6.2 tells us that “the sons of God saw that the daughters of men were beautiful and they took wives to themselves, whoever they chose.” Genesis in Hebrew is “B’reshit” or “in the beginning” so it is a book

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The Galatian Controversy-Introduction

The book of Galatians is a misunderstood book by many, and we are going to introduce some of the reasons for this, but it will not be in detail. For that we refer you to our verse-by-verse study of the

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Why The Lord Brings Us Into Spiritual Warfare

Yehovah will bring us into struggles and battles plain and simple, no doubt about it. Why does he do this and how should we handle them? The simple answer is he is trying to teach us something. Spiritual warfare is

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What Does “To Forget the Lord” Mean?

Deut 8.11 says, “Beware, lest you forget the Lord your God by not keeping his commandments and his ordinances and his statutes, which I am commanding you today.” As Israel went through life, they were not to forget the Lord

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The Deeper Meaning Behind the term, “The Heavens Were Opened”

This is a very mystical (Hebrew “Sowd” meaning a hidden, deeper meaning) expression, and this expression is directly related to another expression, “the veil (singular) of the Temple was torn (Matt 27.51; Mark 15.38).” The veil that was torn when

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Is the Earth 4.5 Billion Years Old?

There are some who still believe that the Earth is that old. We are not going to give any validity to the Theory of Evolution here because it takes more faith to believe evolution than to believe God created the

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America in Bible Prophecy

To fully develop this concept, it would take hours and hours because there is so much in the Scriptures about it. For a more detailed look into this subject, we refer you to our four-part teaching called, “Is America Babylon”

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The Truth About Tithing

This is a concept that is totally misunderstood by many today. The Scriptures tell us that there are several ways to give, and the two main areas are Biblical Giving and Tithing. Tithing (Hebrew “Terumat ha Maaser”) is not required

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An Understanding of the Term New Testament

People have been led to believe that the “new” testament has replaced the “old” testament, meaning one does not have to keep (obey) the Torah anymore. Nothing could be farther from the truth. For the past 100 years or so

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The Facts Concerning the Exodus-Conclusion

We are going to discuss how the coming of Yeshua fits into the Exodus story we have just discussed. We believe that when Yeshua returns he will return to Mount Sinai and follow the same route Moses and the sons

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The Facts Concerning the Exodus-Part VII

Why did God put so much emphasis on coming to this particular mountain, in this particular wilderness? Why didn’t he just bring them into the land? Why not give the Torah on Mount Zion or Mount Moriah? Does God do

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