Tag Archives: Hebrew Roots

The Syncretism Boogeyman (Merry Christmas)

I think one of the biggest problems in Evangelical Christianity is the “legalism boogeyman”, which I have written about before. But another empty fear consumes the Hebrew Roots movement at this time of year: the syncretism boogeyman. Hebrew Roots aficionados … Continue reading

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“One Law” and the Fixation on Ritual Commandments

As I have discussed in previous posts, notably my review of D. T. Lancaster’s commentary on Galatians, First Fruits of Zion, a Messianic publishing house, has come under fire for embracing a position they call “Divine Invitation”. FFOZ now teaches … Continue reading

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The King and the High Priest

Once a year on Yom Kippur, the High Priest would enter the Holy of Holies to make atonement for the entire nation of Israel (Lev. 16). This statute was to be permanently observed by the children of Israel forever. Today, … Continue reading

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The Didache and the Importance of Oral Tradition

As one of my recent commenters was quick to point out, the Apostolic Decree in Acts 15 lacks prohibitions on some of the major sins, such as murder and perjury. On the other hand, it contains no positive commandments – … Continue reading

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Richard Longenecker – Biblical Exegesis in the Apostolic Period, part 1

Biblical Exegesis in the Apostolic Period sounds like an interesting book – and it is. The question, “How did Jesus and the Apostles understand and apply the Old Testament?” should be of paramount importance to any believer who wishes to … Continue reading

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