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Jewish Conversion: From Abram to Abraham

Where is Jewish Conversion found? In how Abram became Abraham. We learn from Torah that conversion to Judaism is a confirmation of an already existing reality: that one is already Jewish before they come to convert.

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Who Was Paul and What Did He Preach?

Rabbi Shaul, otherwise known as Paul the Apostle, was a Pharisee, even as a believer in Messiah and a teacher to the nations. He taught what was considered in his day to be “Judaism” and thus the Torah and the Prophets and Writings were the central foundation to all his teachings. It is from this foundation that he taught and taught others to follow. This is a scripture-only reference list of who Paul said he was, and what he said he preached.

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Messianic Targum Galatians

A complete Messianic commentary on Paul’s letter to the Galatians in a Targum format where insertions are added which clarify known contexts.

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Understanding Romans 7 (Dead to the Law, Married to Messiah)

How to understand Romans 7 from a Jewish, Hebraic, perspective. The Torah is spiritual, and Messiah is the Living Torah.

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Messianic Jewish Reading List

A peer-reviewed summary of recommended references, books, and other reading materials for those interested in Messianic Judaism, HaDerech, and Judaism in general.

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Understanding Acts 15:23-29 (The Four Prohibitions)

Much of Acts 15, like much of the Acronim Ketuvim, is best understood in context. It is not a maximum list of prohibitions for believers from the nations, but rather is a minimum list with which converts to Judaism need to start with in order to participate in any Jewish community.

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