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Why Are Christians Not Considered Jews?

Jesus Christ, the undisputed founder of Christianity was undoubtedly Jewish, both ethnically and religiously. He never set out to start a new religion but to fulfill the old. [Matthew 5:17] So why are today’s Christians not considered Jews? Clearly there … Continue reading

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A Brief History Of God

It may surprise some people to know that El, not Yahweh, was the original “God of Israel”—the word “Israel” is based on the name El rather than Yahweh. He was the chief of the Canaanite gods, described as “the kind, … Continue reading

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Mythological Beasts in the Bible

There are quite a few fanciful creatures mentioned in the Bible. Some descriptions are simply symbolic and are meant to represent certain nations, people, or ideas in prophetic visions. These creatures were probably never intended to be taken literally. Other passages, … Continue reading

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Where Was Jesus Coming From?

It occurs to me that we cannot truly understand what Jesus was trying to teach without first understanding the environment in which he taught. Before embarking on any serious study of Jesus, the  man, we should first learn all we … Continue reading

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What Was Jesus Christ’s Real Name?

It will probably come as little surprise that “Christ” is not Jesus’ last name. But it may surprise some people to know that “Jesus” was not actually his first name either. So what was Jesus originally called? In Aramaic, his … Continue reading

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Above the Law

I don’t think people who find things in the Old Testament and say, “Looky here, that’s a sin” fully understand what it means to be Christian. What’s in the Old Testament is just a bunch old Jewish laws. Christians are … Continue reading

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