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The Sindon

A kabbalist is entrusted with hiding the burial linen of Christ. Rather than reveal the location, he is killed, but not before leaving a cipher. A many-faceted answer leads a search across the Roman Empire for the sindon—the shroud of Jesus. Three years after Jesus’ resurrection, Justus, the Roman chief advocate and a code-breaker, teams […]

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Responding to an urgent request to help Jesus, a childhood friend, Justus (a gifted Roman advocate) boards a ship to Judea.  As the ship breaks up in a violent storm, Justus saves Michal (a Greek athlete) and their friendship begins.  Navigating from the wreckage to Jerusalem, they visit the tombs of Israel’s patriarchs and find […]

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Latest Blog Posts

David and Who?

…Then he (David) took his staff in his hand, and chose five smooth stones out of the brook, and put them in his bag, in his scrip; and his sling was in his hand, and he drew near the Philistine (Goliath). 1 Samuel 17: 40. I have been questioned over the years why David selected […]

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A Last Act

Somewhere I was told that the word funeral was a contraction of fun for all.  I researched it some time ago, but have not been able to find a reference confirming.  I did find several cultures that made the event into a celebration; usually of the deceased’s life. While I believe it is very good […]

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To Tithe or not to Tithe

Christians are often confused when trying to understand their duty for donating or offering money to churches, people, or various institutions. This confusion is profound when deciding to tithe or not. Everyone must understand tithing is an “Old Covenant” requirement (Num 18: 20-24, Deuteronomy 12:6).  It was commanded by God as an inheritance for the […]

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About Larry Massa

Larry Massa is a retired naval civil servant and retired instructor of mathematical statistics, who still consults for a major defense contractor. A long-time Christian leader and teacher, he has a gift for unraveling biblical complexities, and has written multiple articles of explanation and interpretation for difficult passages.