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Eusebius’ Ecclesiastical History: the highlights, XI

Continuing our journey through the classic historical text from 324 AD. Pantaenus About 180 AD, a philosopher with Christian affinity—or a Christian with philosophical tendencies—decides to head east to further the gospel. I note that increasingly about this time in … Continue reading

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Eusebius’ Ecclesiastical History: the highlights, X

Warning: this blog may pose some difficult questions as continue our journey through the classic historical text from 324 AD. Irenaeus Comments on Scripture and the clarification of Translation Again, around 166 AD, Irenaeus tells us Mattityahu (Matthew) was written in Hebrew … Continue reading

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Eusebius’ Ecclesiastical History: the highlights, IX

Continuing our journey through the classic historical text from 324 AD. Hegesippus We are still between 117 and 166 AD, when we come to the close of the above author’s tour of duty. I would like to see this man’s … Continue reading

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Eusebius’ Ecclesiastical History: the highlights, VI

I will interrupt this series, next week for a break, but for now, we continue our journey through the classic historical text from 324 AD. More Heresy! I’m not going to cover every heresy, especially since most of them are … Continue reading

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Eusebius’ Ecclesiastical History: the highlights, V

Warning: today’s portion will get a bit dicey, hard questions about orthodoxy, the Canon and salvation as we continue our through the classic historical text from 324 AD. Menander Still in Book 3 of 10, about 117 AD. Along comes … Continue reading

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Eusebius’ Ecclesiastical History: the highlights, IV

Continuing our journey through the classic historical text from 324 AD. Still in Book III…don’t worry it picks up as we go… About 96 to 99 AD, there is a story of Yochanon, the talmid whom Yeshua loved— —an aside, … Continue reading

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Understanding Peters vision of the middle eastern barbeque

A sister responded with interest to the previous edition, The Problem with the Moral Law. She then went on to wonder about Peter’so vision in Acts 10, because there is a common teaching that Peter was given the ‘ok’ to do as … Continue reading

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Review: Kosher Jesus by Shmuley Boteach

For awhile, I’ve been ‘into’ orthodoxy—of Judaism. Not without some reservations. More than one person has warned me of the danger of Messianic/Hebraic Roots people learning and then denouncing Mashiach and become orthodox. That warning should be heeded, but my … Continue reading

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Yom Kippur: Is about Giving

Yom Teruah is passing by, and we rejoice, and believers in Mashiach Yeshua, look forward to Sukkot. But, isn’t there a holy day between? Certain feasts, seem to get all the glory, while others, seem to be . . . … Continue reading

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‘Mean what you say and say what you mean,’ may be the most under utilized piece of advice

A while back, I was having an argument with someone close to me. No, not my wife. Of course, not her. It had to be someone else . . . So, I suddenly had this thought . . . I … Continue reading

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