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– Dr. Allen Mawhinney, A Retired Academic Dean, Reformed Theological Seminary

Greek Transliteration Of Hebrew And Aramaic Words (by David Bivin...

This article is republished with permission from Jerusalem Perspective. For 20 years, www.JerusalemPerspective.com has been devoted to producing in-depth articles on the Synoptic Gospels and the land, language, culture and teachings of…

Twelve New Leaders For Twelve Old Tribes (john 13:1-20)

Twelve new leaders for twelve old tribes (John 13:1-20) 1 Now before the Feast of the Passover, when Jesus knew that his hour had come to depart out of this world to the…

The Sign On The Cross (by Judith Green, Hebrew University Of...

“Pilate also had an inscription written and put on the cross. It read, Jesus the Nazarene, the King of the Jews. Many of the Jews read this inscription, because the place where Jesus was…

Satan (hebrew Insight)

In both Jewish and Christian religious imagination, the person of Satan played a significant role. But what does the word Satan actually means in Hebrew? The word (שָּׂטָן) simply means adversary or…

Paul’s Letter To The Romans, The Ten Commandments, And Pagan...

Paul’s Letter to the Romans, the Ten Commandments, and Pagan “Justification by Faith” E. P. Sanders’s Paul and Palestinian Judaism (1977) challenged the utility of the phrase “justification by faith” as a key to…

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