Category Archives: History

The Lead Codices Aren’t … They Just Aren’t

They are not long lost texts that will redefine the meaning of Jesus’ death. They are not a find to rival the Dead Sea Scrolls. There is a chance they may turn out to be something quite significant — but … Continue reading

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Coming February through March…

The Passover / Last Supper / Timing of the Crucifixion issue in all its glory will be re-explored on Messianic Jewish Musings. Over the years, the posts about these matters have repeatedly been the favorite and most-searched ones on Messianic … Continue reading

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Vital Commentary: Exodus 12:29-51

This commentary struck me as so vital to our understanding of history in the Bible and also issues of such great importance to our communities in Messianic Judaism, Christianity, and Judaism today. The commentary is necessarily brief. If commenters request … Continue reading

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Eyewitnesses of Yeshua’s Story

On the YeshuaInContext blog, I posted Friday an intriguing insight into an eyewitness whose stories about Yeshua were known to the early community. The eyewitness is Cleopas. And he is one of several historical figures whose story stands out in … Continue reading

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Context and Word of God

Boy, if you don’t read one of your favorite blogs for a week you can miss something good. Take the fact that I missed a gem of a post by Rabbi Carl Kinbar on MIdrashEtc. His launching point is a … Continue reading

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Deuteronomy 30, The Future Time of Redemption

This is adapted from my notes for today’s daily reading from the Chumash (Pentateuch). If you email me at derek4messiah@gmail.com, I can add you to the daily email list for notes on the Chumash and the gospels. DEUTERONOMY 30:1-6 The … Continue reading

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FAQ’s About Yeshua (Jesus)

In many ways, over the course of a short, readable 154 pages, my about to be released book, Yeshua in Context, is an answer to frequently asked questions about Yeshua. Questions about Yeshua (a.k.a. Jesus) are among the most pressing … Continue reading

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