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Jesus is the Living Torah

Excerpt from Holiness in Fresh Perspective: Covenant, Cross, and Kingdom (Wipf and Sock, expected 2015).

He is the radiance of the glory of God and the exact imprint of his nature.. 362 more words


On Rules, Commandments, and Chosenness

I remember as a young kid frequently saying to my parents, “I don’t like the Bible; there are too many rules.”

Of course, those rules I was referring to were the commandments, of which (according to Judaism) there are 613. 875 more words


what's in a name

parshat toldot

In a recent post (Isaac’s smile) we explored how Isaac’s name reflected his origins, personality and resolution of the angst in his narrative. 1,315 more words


Each Person Is Responsible

The Sabbath Torah Portion – Tol’doth (Progeny)
The entire portion is Genesis 25:19—28:9

The Bible Through the Seasons follows those Jewish traditions that divide the portion into thirds. 186 more words

Bible Study

It's Not Fair!

Pastor Nick reads the one-minute Firestarter.

Govert Teunisz Flinck – Isaac Blessing Jacob – 1639

I’ll bet there are times when you’ve say out loud about something: “It’s not fair!” Here’s an amazing Bible story that is very, very unfair. 148 more words

Bible Study

Love of the World

By Quiet Buck

1John 2:15-21
Do not love the world or the things in the world.
If anyone loves the world,
the love of the Father is not in him. 169 more words


Thunder Bird

By Quiet Buck

With my studies, YHWH has lead me to some very interesting things. One of them is what is found at the center of a Native Wheel. 278 more words