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The Lord’s Prayer – The Name

Nov 17, 2010 No Comments

Hallowed be Thy Name poses the excellent question, which one? In Hebrew culture, the name of a person is more than just a form of identification. There is an example in Genesis 49:16 “Dan shall judge his people.” The name Dan means ‘judge.’ Naomi applied the process to herself. “She said to them, “Do not […]

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The Lord’s Prayer: “Hallowed Be….”

Nov 10, 2010 2 Comments

It is important to know how often Jesus in his preaching and teaching spoke directly from the Hebrew Scriptures. One stand out example came when He was asked, “Which is the first commandment of all?” He answered, “Hear O Israel, the LORD our God, the LORD is one” (Mark 12:28–29). His choice of words is […]

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Israel is Not Forgotten Part 3

Sep 07, 2010 1 Comment

By Ron Ross, “Remember these things, O Jacob, And Israel, for you are My servant; I have formed you, you are My servant, O Israel, you will not be forgotten by Me.” (Isaiah 44:21 Part 3: “Israel, My Servant.” Both Jews and Christians have a common guilt. We have failed to respond to the love […]

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Israel is ‘Not Forgotten’ (Part 2)

Aug 30, 2010 No Comments

By Ron Ross, “Remember these things, O Jacob, And Israel, for you are My servant; I have formed you, you are My servant, O Israel, you will not be forgotten by Me.” (Isaiah 44:21 Part 2: Jacob: From Trickster to Patriarch 30th August, 2010 It is puzzling how so many bible teachers and pastors avoid […]

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Israel is ‘Not Forgotten’

Aug 27, 2010 2 Comments

By Ron Ross, 26th August, 2010 “Remember these things, O Jacob, And Israel, for you are My servant; I have formed you, you are My servant, O Israel, you will not be forgotten by Me.” (Isaiah 44:21 Part 1: “Remember These Things.” Not many of us have a perfect memory. Most people can remember the […]

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In Bundaberg with the Steve Grace Tour

Aug 16, 2010 No Comments

By Ron Ross 16th August, 2010 Book Ron Ross (former pastor of Noosa Baptist Church) to preach/teach at church services, seminars, fellowship, home groups, conferences. Email ron@ronross.org or use the ‘contact’ icon. The Steve Grace Heritage Tour is on track to visit 75 cities and towns in an around Australia trek. Yvonne and I visited […]

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Feeling Down? Time for Praise Songs.

Apr 14, 2010 No Comments

By Ron Ross (14th April, 2010) Life is turbulent for so many today. Many experience the instability of extreme ups and downs. In the midst of the battle the search for answers can cover a wide spectrum of possibilities. When writing about it all, the Jerusalem-based analyst Michael Freund says, “The only place Israel can […]

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Wisdom from the Word: Leviticus 16

Apr 08, 2010 No Comments

8th April, 2010 I will be teaching the Torah Portion for BFP USA next week. (www.bridgesforpeace.com then click the U.S. flag). Leviticus 16: 1 to 20: 27 is the portion the Jewish people will be considering. It is called Achrei Mot-Kedoshim. Achrei Mot means ‘after death.’ Kedoshim means ‘holiness.’ It’s very sad so many Christians regard […]

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Jesus Called us to Be His Disciples

Apr 05, 2010 No Comments

5th April, 2010 Matthew 28:19 “Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit.” Did you notice this instruction by Jesus Christ did not command that we should ‘make Christians?’ Specifically Jesus said, ‘make disciples’? The word ‘Christian’ has a […]

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The Easter Message: “Laying Down Your Life!”

Apr 02, 2010 No Comments

2nd April According to the Ancient Hebrew Lexicon the word ‘halel’ is translated ‘praise.’ In the original Ancient Hebrew form this word featured a stick-figure man with his hands raised. What they observed to be worship meant ….. body, soul and spirit. They were physically involved in praise – their ancient writing tells us this. […]

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