I think Paul changed his mind as he got older

Question: I note that you comment a lot from Apostle Paul’s epistles, but the apostle Paul changes his mind on subjects as he ages.  Food for one.  I understand that he didn’t want to put a burden on the Gentiles, especially when literacy rates were probably so low in that era.  Now, literacy is high…

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Why don’t we use Yeshua instead of Jesus?

Question: Someone asked me why Yeshua, which is believed to be the real name of Christ, is never used today because of the English translation. Jesus is believed to be a corruption of Yeshua. What is your view on this? Answer: We use “Jesus” because that is the English transliteration of the Greek spelling of…

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Am I Jewish, Hebrew, or Gentile?

Question: Am I Jewish, Hebrew, or a Gentile? My mother was a German Christian. Her grandparents immigrated and were from Germany. What is known is that my father the son of his mother, who was the daughter of her mother, who was the daughter of her father, an Orthodox German Jew. Although I knew great-great-grandmother,…

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Was Paul a false apostle?

Question: I have recently stumbled onto some information. Apparently, some Christians think that the apostle Paul was a false apostle and false teacher. They say that he taught Jesus “faith only” while Jesus himself clearly taught faith + works. I am deeply troubled by this and feel my world has been turned upside-down just when…

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What Made Paul an Apostle?

by Jeffrey W. Hamilton Text: Galatians 1:11-24   I.         Paul was different from the other apostles             A.        He wasn’t with Jesus when he was on earth             B.        He was not among the original twelve apostles – Luke 6:12-16             C.        He started out as a zealous persecutor of the church             D.        How is it that Paul claimed to be an apostle?…

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Why Messianic Jews follow the Old Law

Question: Shalom brother, If the commandments of Yahweh were done away with by Yahshua, then why does it say in I John 2:4-7; II John 1:6; Revelation 12:17; Revelation 22:14. Yahshua also said in John 14:15, John 15:10.  Yahshua took away the sacrificial laws and the death penalty, his blood is so pure that there…

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Can a Jew go to heaven?

Question: Can a Jew go to heaven? Answer: We use the word “Jew” in two different senses. A person can be a Jew because of his ancestry; that is, he descends from Jewish people. A person can also be a Jew because that is the religion he practices. As an ethnic group, Jews can be…

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