In this episode of Hebrew Gospel Pearls, Nailed to the Cross?, Nehemia and Keith discuss a New Testament verse that has divided Christians throughout the ages, reveal the smoking gun that proves how the verse was changed, and show how Yeshua’s words, taken out of context, command his followers not to think!
In Hebrew Gospel Pearls Plus #25, Connecting the Dots, Nehemia and Keith explore the confusion around the words “one jot and one tittle” in Matt. 5:18, discuss one of the major debates of Jewish history – the question of the period Hebrew vowels were written down, and reveal the possibilities of what Yeshua really meant
In Hebrew Gospel Pearls #23: This Little Light of Mine, Nehemia and Keith expound upon Yeshua’s proverb by considering two types of light that God created in Genesis. They also delve into a Talmudic murder mystery with an intriguing twist and consider how our actions illuminate our walk with God.
In Hebrew Gospel Pearls PLUS #23, Lighting the Lamps, Nehemia and Keith tackle a 2000-year old misconception about one of the vessels in the Temple and consider evidence from archeological artifacts to gain a glimpse at what Moses saw on the mountain.
In Hebrew Gospel Pearls #22, Building Spiritual Muscles, Nehemia and Keith discuss how we know that scribes meticulously preserved manuscripts of the Bible, how textual criticism can strengthen the faith of believers, and why ignoring the differences between manuscripts can result in challenges to the integrity and authenticity of the Scriptures.
In Hebrew Gospel Pearls #21, The Power of Prepositions, Nehemia and Keith discuss how a single letter in Hebrew Matthew 5:11 changes the whole meaning of the verse, the way some Christians misuse this text to justify their own sin, and why religious bigotry is still seen as socially acceptable in nations that claim to
In Hebrew Gospel Pearls PLUS #21, Rejoicing in the Name of Salvation, Nehemia and Keith discuss the origin of the name Jesus, how Yeshua’s teaching on the Sabbath undermined medieval Christianity, and evidence that some of the Jewish copyists of Hebrew Matthew believed in Yeshua.
Hebrew Gospel Pearls #20, Mark of the Beast, Nehemia and Keith explain why Christians were persecuted in the Roman Empire, the theme of martyrdom in the early Church, and the historic roots of the Book of Revelation.
In Hebrew Gospel Pearls #19, Blessed are the Peacemakers, Nehemia and Keith discuss how a misunderstanding of the Sermon on the Mount can lead to death and destruction, how the best intentions of Israeli leaders led to war, and the true meaning of the Hebrew idiom to “pursue peace”.
In Hebrew Gospel Pearls PLUS #19, Sons of God, Nehemia and Keith discuss Yeshua’s line of defense against a mob that wanted to stone him, the richness of meaning of the Hebrew word for God (Elohim), and a bizarre passage in Genesis about divine beings copulating with human women.
In Hebrew Gospel Pearls #18, Seeing God with a Pure Heart, Nehemia and Keith discuss whether Yeshua preached the Sermon on the Mount entirely for the benefit of future Christians in the West, what olive oil, frankincense and the human heart have in common, and how, according to the Tanakh, our thoughts come not only