Binding and Loosing, First-Century Style

By Pinchas Shir -September 13, 202011662 201In Matthew’s Gospel Yeshua said to his disciple Peter, “I will give you the keys of the Kingdom of Heaven and whatever you bind on earth shall have been bound in heaven and whatever you loose on earth shall be loosed in heaven” (Matt 16:19). A couple of chapters later he said very similar words to his other disciples … Continue reading Binding and Loosing, First-Century Style

The Nazarenes as a Major Party with first century Judaism

Over the past decade there has become a progressive passion of many, Christian and Jews alike, to learn and understand the life and ministry of the first recognized congregation (ecclesia) of messianic followers of Yeshua.  Were they like us, did they believe like we do? If not, then why not?  It is recognized that the limited vision we have comes through the gospels of the … Continue reading The Nazarenes as a Major Party with first century Judaism