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Author Archives: Colin G. Farquhar

MY SHEEP HEAR MY VOICE

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At our last meeting, a certain gentleman who attends our meetings, told me that he regularly feeds bread to sheep in the field at the rear of his house. So, when he goes out to feed them, the sheep often spot him from a distance and come running to be fed. He suggested once when…

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TODAY’S JEWS: WHO ARE THEY? – ARE THEY REALLY THE “CHOSEN PEOPLE” OF GOD?

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READING: JOHN 8:12-59 WHEREVER we go in churches today there is a general assumption that Jews are God’s “chosen people”, and have descended from those Jews or Israelites we read about in the Bible. It is believed without question, they are the natural heirs of the promise given to Abraham, Isaac and Jacob: but is…

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JEW, HEBREW, ISRAELITE CONFUSION

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ABRAHAM was a Hebrew; he was neither an Israelite nor a Jew. Moses was both a Hebrew and an Israelite; he also was not a Jew. The Children of Israel, like Moses, were Hebrews and Israelites: in the Pentateuch [the first five books of the Bible attributed to Moses], they were never termed Jews. The…

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THE DEATH KISS OF ROME ON THE PROTESTANT CHURCH

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[Reading: Revelation 17:1-6] WAS there ever a more treacherous act than that experienced by Jesus on the night of his betrayal by Judas Iscariot? Judas, part of the elite circle of disciples, for monetary gain sold his soul to Satan and made known the location of Jesus and his disciples to the Jewish authorities; knowing…

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