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Sabbath vs. First day of the week – Part II

Here are the verses with “σαββασ” in it. The word is just part of the whole word so that the search included all the suffixes and prefixes like: run* will give you run, runs, running, etc. Finally, I invite you … Continue reading

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Sabbath vs. First Day of the Week

First, I need to be verbose because I want to show that I did not arrive at this conclusion lightly or quickly. Years ago I read a book that claimed that from the commandment to rebuild the city of Jerusalem … Continue reading

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Mysteries of Life

When I was a kid, I noticed that one day the calendar read: 2:34 5/6/78 Ever since then I see the other patterns in the calendar. While there are many, each one happens only once a 100 years. It’s part of the … Continue reading

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Man-ology

Recently online, a heated discussion about Calvinism vs. Arminianism ensued. One that really surprised me was a thread about a flat earth according to the bible. Such hogwash. I’m reminded of Paul: Titus 3:9 (KJV) But avoid foolish questions, and … Continue reading

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Act of Mercy of God

Throughout the scriptures, legal words and titles are used over and over again. “Satan” comes from the Hebrew hasatan – “the accuser” or “the adversary” or in today’s legalese “plaintiff” – and some of Jesus’ title are Advocate, 1 John 2:1, Counsellor, … Continue reading

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Timing of the Rapture

There are a lot of debates about the scriptures concerning when the Rapture will occur – to some, if at all. Thanks to Perry Stone’s observations I offer my version. God, “Declaring the end from the beginning…” Isa 46:10a Genesis … Continue reading

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Bread of Life

Bread of Life – לחם החיים Interestingly, “bread” first appears in Gen 3:19 as part of the curse. In fact, the word bread (lechem לחם) when pronounced lecham (לחם) means to battle, to war, to fight, and to eat food. … Continue reading

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Praise

Here’s the first time praise is used: Genesis 29:35 (KJV) And she conceived again, and bare a son: and she said, Now will I praise the LORD: therefore she called his name Judah; and left bearing.​ So let’s look at praise. ידה is … Continue reading

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All Powerful God – Waiting

A thought: The Father knows not only the end from the beginning but all the possible choices we all make and all the possible outcomes. This is how we get to the “many are called, few are chosen”. He chooses … Continue reading

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Jesus the Gift

Proverbs 30:4-7 (KJV) Who hath ascended up into heaven, or descended? who hath gathered the wind in his fists? who hath bound the waters in a garment? who hath established all the ends of the earth? what is his name, … Continue reading

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