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The Sabbath, Sunday Observance and the Early Church

Many Christians have given up the observance of Sunday in favor of the keeping the Sabbath. Sadly, they believe the myth that Sunday observance comes from paganism or they fall for the teaching of cults, that the Sabbath was never fulfilled. As a former Sabbath keeper, I can attest to …

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Pre-Islamic Sources of the Name Allah

Muslims claim that the name Allah is God’s name not used in other pre-existing Islamic text, despite claims and evidence that it existed in pre-islamic times as the name of an ancient “pagan” deities. It should be noted that our stance is that Allah is NOT a name but a …

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Did God Forsake Jesus on the Cross?

One of the most misleading teachings of Calvinism is that Jesus was forsaken by God while on the cross. While not all Protestant Christians believe this, those who do believe that God required sacrificial blood in order to forgive us for our sins. By this teaching, Jesus became a “propitiation” …

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Christianity: More than a Crucifixion

Nearly 2,000 years ago, our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, was tried and put to death by crucifixion on the Friday before Easter, which today we call Good Friday. Unfortunately, many Christians, mostly of the reformed tradition but others as well, focus solely on this event as the whole crux …

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Does the Tetragrammaton reveal God’s Name?

Some falsely teach people that “God” is a pagan name/title and that we should call our creator names such as  “Yahweh.”, which is the most common name used for God today.  Believing that the tetragrammaton–YHWH–can be sounded out,  and using poor outdated scholarship, has created this idea that is not …

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Zionist Christians, the Quran, and the Talmud

With all the terrorism going on in the world today, there has been a lot of finger pointing at the Muslim community and references to the violence that is promoted in their holy book—the Quran.  Most tend to be Zionist Christians who turn a blind eye to the fact that …

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Why did Jesus Choose Paul?

The other day I was talking with someone about the Bible, and they proceeded to ask me this question: “Why did Jesus choose Paul to become His disciple?” The question was in reference to Paul’s background as a Pharisee and how he strongly persecuted the early church. So as I thought …

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Does Acts 21 Prove that Paul was Torah Observant?

The life and words of the Apostle Paul are twisted by the Hebrew Roots Movement (HRM) as well as Muslims, because of his clear opposition to the continued observance of the Law of Moses in the New Testament. Some teach that he was an apostate, or a false Apostle, whose …

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Ishtar and the Easter Connection

One of the myths that circulates each Spring near Easter is that Easter was another name for Eostre or Ishtar and was a fertility festival in her honor.  Despite the wide circulation of this myth,  there is no historical evidence for this until the 8th century A.D. Not only is …

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