Isa 53 – what it is not

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These writings are from Rabbi Moshe Schulman. Just take a deep breath and read it, for there is much we can learn from it. I will make notes within the text in [*** … ***] brackets, except where I expand J. to J[esus]. Hope this writing doesn't frighten you too much, just be patient, there is much gold here. The article is quite long, it will take some time to read through and check the relevant verses. Read more…

The Kingdom of God – the saved and unsaved

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There is a growing movement worldwide that teaches that Jesus returned in 70 AD. If you wish to check out their arguments, search on Google for "pretheism". They teach that the tribulation occurred at 70 AD.

In reality they make a few valid points in interpreting relevant biblical passages, however, I cannot agree with them. Read more…

PaRDeS – the four levels of interpretation

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The PaRDeS system was first published in the Zohar in the second century, but it is evidently much older than that. The NT authors use all four levels, and thus, their understanding is crucial to understanding the NT. Read more…

Categories: Interpretation, Theology

Abraham Intercedes – for Sodom and Gomorrah

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God is about to destroy Sodom and Gomorrah because of their great wickedness… but Abraham intercedes… Read more…

Categories: Satyr, Stories

Supporting the Needy – after Pentecost

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On the day of Pentecost three thousand were saved. Since they remained in Jerusalem to devote themselves to the apostles' teaching, the need arose to raise finances for their support. The local believers were about to sell their possessions and goods… but Ananias and Sapphira had a better idea… Read more…

Categories: Satyr, Stories

The Good Sectarian – who is one’s neighbour?

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In the parable of the good Samaritan Jesus calls the disciples to become a neighbour. But how would this challenging story sound today?…
This is the satirical application of Luke 10:25-37. Read more…

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Creating Man – God makes a mistake

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God, after creating the universe, was so exhausted, that He made a mistake… Read more…

Categories: Satyr, Stories