In His Dust – 7. Immersion and the Spirit

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In His Dust – 7. Immersion and the Spirit 
How First-Century Judaic Immersion Relates to our New Birth!
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(In His Dust is a series based on my notes from Dwight Pryor’s teaching. For details, please see In His Dust – A Quick RecapMy thoughts are in blue letters. The arrangement, headers, and additional verses are mine. Yeshua and His disciples were Jewish. Therefore, it is important to learn the Hebraic context, meanings, idioms, and culture of the New Testament writings to understand its true intent.)

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In His Dust – 6. The Role of Women in the First-Century Church

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In His Dust – 6. The Role of Women in the First-Century Church 
Restoring her calling and gifts
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In His Dust is a series based on my notes from Dwight Pryor’s teaching. For details, please see In His Dust – A Quick Recap.

Outline

  • Introduction Points
  • Examples of the roles women assumed in the first-century church
  • The beautiful, breath-taking meanings of “head” and “submission”
  • Conclusion
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His Yoke - An Invitation to Rest

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His Yoke 
An Invitation to Rest
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Come to Me, all you who are weary and heavy-laden, and I will give you rest. Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For My yoke is easy and My burden is light.
Yeshua (Jesus)

I lay awake at 2:00 a.m. Thoughts about this verse came to mind. I asked, “Lord, what did You mean when You said, ‘Take My yoke upon you? A yoke is binding, but You set me free.’” The next morning, I began to write this devotional and prayer.

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The Two G’s - Gossip and Grudges

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The Two G’s 
Gossip and Grudges
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There were two Hebrew idioms that were popular at the time of Yeshua (Jesus). I learned them from Brandon of Brandon Robbins Ministry. I will share the simple definitions of these idioms along with my thoughts about them… and then, I will get personal, so I hope you will keep reading!

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In His Dust – 5. Abolishing and Fulfilling

In His Dust – 5. Abolishing and Fulfilling

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Abolishing and Fulfilling
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The word Scripture is mentioned over 50 times in the New Testament. It refers to the Tenakh which had been the Bible of the Jewish people in Yeshua’s day for over 200 years. Their Tenakh was (and is) composed of three portions – The Torah (first five books of Moses), the Prophets, and the Writings. (See Luke 24:44 as an example.)

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In His Dust – 4. The history and culture surrounding Yeshua’s life and teaching, A Brief Overview

In His Dust – 4. The history and culture surrounding Yeshua’s life and teaching, A Brief Overview

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The history and culture surrounding Yeshua’s life and teaching, A Brief Overview
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In His Dust – The Nativity Festival

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The Nativity Festival
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These facts and suggestions were gleaned from Dwight Pryor’s message called The Christmas Controversy. It has been condensed from seven pages to one. I offer it because my subscribers encompass a diversity of understanding and conviction. This message refreshed me!

Facts about The Nativity Festival

  • Just because Christmas is not mentioned in the Bible, doesn’t mean we shouldn’t celebrate Messiah’s birth. Post-biblical does not mean anti-biblical. Matthew and Luke both share this story that changed history forever! One more example among many of a post-biblical celebration is Hanukkah. Yeshua went up to the Temple in Jerusalem for this Feast of Dedication (John 10:22-23).
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In His Dust – 3. Binding and Loosing

In His Dust – 3. Binding and Loosing

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Binding and Loosing
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Yeshua (Jesus) said to Peter, “I will give you the keys to the kingdom of heaven; and whatever you bind on earth shall have been bound in heaven, and whatever you loose on earth shall have been loosed in heaven.” (Matthew 16:19)

The Hebrew ’āsar (bind) and hitir (loose) have many meanings in the Bible. In the first century, they meant prohibit and permit and pertained to what was prohibited or permitted according to the Torah (or Law, teachings of Yahweh).

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In His Dust – 2. An Overview - His Word, Our Defense

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In His Dust – An Overview 
His Word, Our Defense
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Recently, I heard an online roundtable discussion among leaders who are exposing corruption and bringing truth to light so we can act accordingly. Each leader was asked, “What can we do?” One man said something I didn’t expect given the topics of discussion – he said, “We must learn all we can about Yeshua (Jesus). We must know Him, spend time with Him, and follow Him. Then, we will be ready.”

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In His Dust – 1. A Quick Recap of the Purpose

In His Dust – 1. A Quick Recap of the Purpose

In His Dust – A Quick Recap of the Purpose

In His Dust is a series based on my notes from Dwight Pryor’s teaching. (For details about him, please see In His Dust – An Overview at ShaleFragments.com.) Yeshua and His disciples were thoroughly Jewish and immersed in the study of the Tenakh (the Torah, the Prophets, and the Writings). They spoke and studied in Hebrew. Since the New Testament was originally recorded in Hebrew before being translated into Greek, it is most valuable to learn the Hebraic context, meanings, and idioms that are not always apparent in the Greek. My ongoing study for this series pursues this goal.

Shalom,
Beth Ann

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Welcome to Shale Fragments, a collection of writings and art for individual and group use!

Teaching God’s truth and the beauty of His Word is my greatest delight! My art card company, Flower Girl Greetings, was launched in 2012 with this purpose. In April 2020, ShaleFragments.com became the gathering place for the writings.

As I have studied the rich meanings of the original Greek and Hebrew languages of the Bible, I continue to see beautiful progressions and connections that compel me to organize and convey their life-changing beauty! 

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