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Why was Paul Against Circumcision

In Jewish Apostle Paul by Dr. Lizorkin-Eyzenberg

Circumcision was and remains one of the most important markers of Jewish identity. It testifies both to Israel’s trust in God regarding its future and to God’s promise justifying that trust. The question, therefore, is …

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Don’t Mess with Abraham

In Hebrew Bible by Dr. Lizorkin-Eyzenberg

In Gen. 12:3 we read a very famous verse: “And I will bless those who bless you, And the one who curses you I will curse.” Things seem to be clear, but a very important …

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Jewish Passover in Corinth?

In Jewish Apostle Paul by Pinchas Shir

Apostle Paul spoke to the Corinthians in a very Jewish way: “For Christ our Passover also has been sacrificed. Therefore, let us celebrate the feast, not with old leaven, nor with the leaven of malice …

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Can work be worship?

In Hebrew Bible by Dr. Lizorkin-Eyzenberg

Adam was given a holy duty to work the ground. In Hebrew we see that Adam himself was created from the very ground he was now commissioned to work. In Hebrew the word “ground” is …

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666 or 616?

In Jewish Apocalypse, Jewish Culture and History by Dr. Lizorkin-Eyzenberg

Today gematria is well-known as a Jewish interpretive method that assigns numerical values of Hebrew letters to words, phrases and/or sentences. Then, by adding them together, it seeks to determine their deeper meaning. Sometimes that …

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Who was the first Comforter?

In Jewish Jesus by Dr. Lizorkin-Eyzenberg

On one occasion Jesus made a curious promise to his disciples. He said: “I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Comforter” (John 14:16). This implies, of course, that he himself was …