Response to Jeff Durbin at Apologia Radio RE: One Law Theology

This is a public response to Jeff Durbin’s comments on his Apologia Radio program toward Caleb Hegg, in response to Caleb’s comments on Messiah Matter’s weekly program, regarding a theological point Jeff made concerning “changes” in the Law of God allegedly taught in the New Testament. The following is a summary of the email I…

The Passover Hypothesis, Reconciling John with the Synoptics (Part 2 of 2)

Liturgical ambiguity of the word “Passover” and our distance through time from the events, culture, circumstances, and language can cause us to lose sight of important nuances and distinctions such that some modern translators have ultimately forced a meaning not intended by the author. Here are the 3 most often misunderstood key texts/phrases in John…

Purging the Leaven of Hypocrisy

During the weeks leading up to Passover-Unleavened Bread week, we diligently clean out the physical leaven from our dwellings. However, as believers in Yeshua, we must also take this opportunity to examine and search our hearts for any hidden leaven (i.e. hypocrisy). The Lord taught that in terms of the “Greater Exodus” (i.e. overcoming slavery…

More Resources for Unleavened Bread

More Recipes and Resources to Download for Passover/Unleavened Bread: Almond Garlic Flatbread (leaven and Gluten free!) Not looking forward to crackers all week? Make your own Unleavened Bread. Recipe options below. Unleavened Bread Recipe Gluten Free Flatbread Alternative 2 Gluten Free Flatbread Alternative 3 Lamb Craft Picture (Kids and adults can both do this spiritual…

Sabbath Study Guide: For Truth Seekers Willing To Study

Is the Sabbath for today? Has it “changed” since the time of Messiah? There are many who assume many things about the Sabbath but have never actually studied the issue in depth. Until people take an honest look at the facts, they are simply repeating rumors, relying on hearsay, and basing their views on traditions…

7 Reasons Christians Should Celebrate Unleavened Bread Today

In 1 Corinthians 5:8, Paul says these often-overlooked words, “Let us celebrate The Feast.” What Feast is Paul referring to? Based on the context, Paul’s referent is the week-long Feast of Unleavened Bread; however, the kind of “purging of leaven” Paul is addressing here in 1 Cor 5 goes beyond that of the removal of…

The Overlooked Incarnation in Eph 2:14-18

Recently I recognized an amazing message many have overlooked regarding the referent of Eph 2:14’s first participial phrase that contains the words “both one” that centers on and emphasizes the literal physical incarnation of Christ Himself. How could we have missed this before? What I have found is that in most cases in which believers…