• Why Do Christians Need the Old Testament?

    From time to time, I am asked by quite sincere Christians, “Why should I study the Old Testament when Christ gave us the New Testament?” I’m going to break the answer down into two parts: 1. 5:17 in the King James Version translates the Hebrew to read, “Think not that I am come to destroy …

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  • Sabbath — A State of Being, not Doing

    The Sabbath was instituted by God Himself after the first six days of creation. 1 Thus, the heavens and the earth were completed in all their vast array.2 By the seventh day, God had finished the work he had been doing; so, on the seventh day he rested from all his work.3 Then God blessed …

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  • Completed! My Faith Journey as a Completed Jew!

    Welcome to Roots & Branches – my new monthly blog where I will share information to help you better understand the Jewish roots of Christianity based on my research and my personal experience as a Jewish Christian. In some ways, this blog will serve as an extension of my first book – Christianity’s Jewish Roots: …

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