I’m writing an update to the “About” page upon which I had originally published this site.

This site is mainly for believers who, when confronted with 119 Ministries/Hebrew Roots followers who are delivering false doctrines, have become confused, aware that something is wrong or off in the false teachings but are not sure where or why it is off-base.  This site hopes to accurately refute with Scripture the subtle twistings present in the false teachings so a believer can know the Scripture better and so walk away accurately able to handle the word of truth, knowing where the specific errors are in 119 Ministries/Hebrew Roots movement beliefs.

This site is NOT meant as a place to battle, 119ers against Christians. If you have decided to believe the 119 doctrines, I don’t plan on convincing you otherwise; that is the Holy Spirit’s job. 

But I will fight for my brothers & sisters who are struggling to stand against false teachings but lack the Scriptural background to do so. 

To believers: by all means, ask questions. By all means, study the Bible. By all means, ask the Holy Spirit for wisdom & counsel as you seek to “…be strong in the Lord and in the strength of his might. Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the schemes of the devil. For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the cosmic powers over this present darkness, against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly places. Therefore take up the whole armor of God, that you may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand firm. Stand therefore, having fastened on the belt of truth, and having put on the breastplate of righteousness, and, as shoes for your feet, having put on the readiness given by the gospel of peace. In all circumstances take up the shield of faith, with which you can extinguish all the flaming darts of the evil one; and take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God, praying at all times in the Spirit, with all prayer and supplication. To that end keep alert with all perseverance, making supplication for all the saints, and also for me, that words may be given to me in opening my mouth boldly to proclaim the mystery of the gospel, for which I am an ambassador in chains, that I may declare it boldly, as I ought to speak.” -Ephesians 6:10-20

May the God of all grace be with you!


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      • I have read a little of your blog because of relatives that have been exposed to and accepted the teachings of 119 ministries. In your Post entitled ABOUT, you say that you have written this blog because of all the families that you have seen thrown into crisis over this doctrine. I haven’t found a link with which to contact/e-mail you with questions, so I will put it on this post, not even sure if this blog is still active.

        What do you mean by “families thrown into crisis?” What kind of crisis are you talking about?

        To your experience Is it usually a family that believes this doctrine, or does either the wife or husband believe it thus causing a crisis?

        How does your husband feel about this doctrine? It seems to me the words of a man would carry more weight with them as far as your rebuttal (since women are supposed to be covered, be quiet, make babies, and obey their husbands).

      • Hi Jenny, my husband is completely opposed to the 119 Ministries teachings and has had numerous conversations with several men who follow it. He just doesn’t like to write, and I do.

        As for families thrown into crisis, as an example, in one family the husband bought into it and the wife did not. They were constantly back and forth over things like where to go to church, when to go to church, feasts or no feasts, what to teach the kids, bacon or no bacon, etc. When this couple got married, they were both on the same page spiritually. And when he flipped around, he did so much damage. He is still flipped around. The older kids are completely confused and somewhat contemptuous if anything labeled Christianity. It threw them into chaos in so many ways. They were all hurting.

        That’s just one family.

  1. I am a 63 year old pastor and Christian philosophy professor. I have studied many of the sects and cults of Christendom and outside. I was asked to check out 119 ministries. I have not studied the doctrines yet but after listening 15 minutes to one message I found it to be typical of a cultic style where trigger words are used and an almost hypnotic voice used. Stylistically it is like any other cultic group. i will try to get back once I have examined more.

  2. It is interesting to note, that Jesus is a priest forever in the order of Melchizedek, no beginning and no end. The Levitical system has both beginning and end (or should have an end, but some seem want to keep resurrecting it – they want the Levitical system to be forever? A system where men serve as priest?) Yet we have Jesus our perfect priest in the order of Melchizedek, who came before Abraham, Moses and Aaron, is greater than Abraham and for certain more great than Israel, Moses and Aaron. If one is “returning to their roots” they certainly can’t return all the way, as Jesus was in the beginning and is forever – the alpha and the omega.

  3. My question is how are you determining these teachings to be false? You might say the Holy Spirit revealed these things to you, which might be the case. However, let’s say that the way that 119 Ministries and similar organizations are correct in the need to follow Torah and such. Then is the Holy Spirit leading you to say that these things are false?

    I believe that most of these rebuttals are manmade interpretation of what these teachings and scripture says.

    For example: Clean Food part I and II. I have given arguments, completely rooted in scripture to show that those rebuttals are not strong arguments.

    The truth will stand, even amongst the confusing lies. In the end, we have to wrestle with prophecy that talks about Torah still being applicable. We also have to wrestle with the idea of what it means to follow Torah and be under grace.

    Here’s my view: We are saved under grace; in fact, grace has been a principle since the fall of man. God could have killed Adam and Eve the moment they sinned. They deserved the punishment. But God did not do this. He kicked them out of the garden, and provided them with hope for a savior, (Genesis 3:15). Isn’t this grace and mercy? Very much so.

    We see that sin is obviously disobedience to God’s words. His words define truth and objective morality.

    Isn’t that what the Law is? Yes! They were written and spoken by God Himself! That is His words, which are a part of Him.

    He obviously can’t abolish a part of Himself, and we certainly can’t nitpick what laws should apply what laws shouldn’t. That makes us guilty of adding and taking away from God’s Word.

    The prophecies in Jeremiah and Ezekiel show clearly that Torah will still apply in the End Days. Distinctions of clean and unclean, sacrifices, priesthoods, and much more are detailed.

    We couldn’t keep the Torah perfectly because our mediator was a sinful man. (Aaron) Our sins remained. But we paid the price in rams and goats. Not to atone for sin in terms of salvation, but purification. Ezekiel talks about sin offerings made for purification. It allows us to see a better picture of Messiah, and what atonement means.

    Then comes the Messiah to die on the cross, and faith in Him we have salvation. We accept the blood of the lamb to wash us clean. Does that mean, that now we have been cleaned off our sins, that we go sin? No!

    If you were a criminal, and your slate became clean, does that now give you a pass when it comes to the law? Does that allow you to go break laws because you now have a clean slate? Absolutely not!

    Christ came to give us a clean slate and become our mediator in the New Covenant. The New Covenant is made with Israel. Not the church, not the gentiles, but Israel. Not just bloodline, but the Gentiles that are grafted in. Now that He has perfectly followed the Torah, we can now perfectly follow the Torah through Christ.

    Through our faith comes the obedience that is needed for sanctification. Faith provides salvation. Obedience provides sanctification.

    Romans 3:31, “Do we, then, nullify the law by this faith? Not at all! Rather, we uphold the law.”

  4. I was searching for the consequences of their teachings when I ran across your site.
    I haven’t been able to search your site comprehensively, but I’ve seen enough of their videos to know that they are teaching bald-faced lies. Just for example, the first 16 minutes of their Acts 15 video is so convoluted. Somehow they took the argument between Paul and the Judaizers (Circumcision party using their terms) in Acts 15:1-2 and with some deft sleight-of-hand, made the argument between the Judaizers and the Pharisees!
    What their intention is, and the consequences are, I am still searching out. You have my email address if you would like to share your insights.
    God bless

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