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An Inconvenient Truth: A Right Understanding of the One New Man

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In a day when Jews and Gentiles who believe in Yeshua are thinking new thoughts about their relationship to one another, one of the concepts often mentioned is the “One New Man” of Ephesians, chapter two.  However this concept is often misunderstood and the label misapplied. By way of definition then, the One New Man…

Let’s Not Get Strange About Christmas, Shall We?

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This post is republished from December 6, 2013. It was very popular then, and should also get some good traction again this year. Enjoy!  When I was a kid, and there were still knights in shining armor,  Maid Marian was kid Marian, Robin hadn’t gotten his hood, and the Sheriff of Nottingham was just learning…

Seven Guidelines for a Survivable Christmas Party

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It’s happening: They’re having a Christmas party at your office, and you are Jewish, and you prefer Santa to Jesus this time of year. You are intermarried and you are Jewish and you have to make an appearance at your inlaws’ home or the home of others in the family, and it’s all so Christmas-y…

Avraham’s Laugh and Ours

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In Hebrew he is known as Avram, and later Avraham. In English, he’s Abram, and later Abraham. And in the Bible we see him as an old man laughing. Here is why: 15 God said to Avraham, “As for Sarai your wife, you are not to call her Sarai [mockery]; her name is to be Sarah…

Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and Shopping for a Jesus

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The stores will be all Christmasy after Thanksgiving, and of course, the day after, Black Friday, is THE big shopping day of the year. So this is a good time to shop for a Jesus. Lots of people do this, you know. Let me describe for you six Jesus’s you may want to buy, and…