Monthly Archives: August 2011

YIC Blog: Yeshua Musterion, Transcript

He refused to be defined in straightforward categories. This is a transcript for the Podcast coming later today: Yeshua Musterion

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Torah and New Testament, #2

The people of Israel was precious before the church arose, and the law was marvelous before the gospel was elucidated. But when the church arose and the gospel took precedence, the model was made void, conceding its power to the … Continue reading

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Rabbi D’s Brilliant Paradigm Changer

The visionary Rabbi Dauermann explains that we Jews in Yeshua should think of ourselves as prophets within our people proclaiming Yeshua and not missionaries to our people. http://www.messianicjudaism.me/agenda/2011/08/15/post-missionary-outreach-to-the-jewish-people/

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Torah and New Testament, #1

…an eternal and final law–namely, Christ–has been given to us, and the covenant is trustworthy, after which there shall be no law, no commandment, no ordinance. -Justin Martyr, Dialogue With Trypho the Jew, ch. 11. This, we might say, is … Continue reading

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The Sad Fall from Acts to Justin Martyr

I could have called this the sad fall from Stephen the Martyr to Justin Martyr. Justin Martyr lived from 103-165 CE. Stephen died in 30 CE. The story of Stephen was written down somewhere around 80-90 CE by Luke. So, … Continue reading

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PODCAST: Greece-Rome-Israel, Yeshua in Three Contexts

Talk about context: in this podcast I give a simple summary of Greek, Roman, and Israelite influences on the gospels. That’s three contexts! And these three contexts affected two time periods very important to the gospels: Yeshua’s time and the … Continue reading

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YIC Blog: Yeshua Within Israel

I finished posting the third of a series (“Greece, Rome, Israel”) at the Yeshua in Context blog today. Later this afternoon I will condense the material from these three posts and record a podcast. In “Greece, Rome, Israel #3” I … Continue reading

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At the YIC Blog: Greece, Rome, and Israel

Now the woman was a Greek, a Syrophoenician by birth. . . . He said to her, “Let the children first be fed, for it is not right to take the children’s bread and throw it to the dogs.” -Mark … Continue reading

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Classic Reprint: The Book of Lamentations

Tisha B’Av begins tonight. Lamentations (Eicha in Hebrew) is read tonight in a synagogue strewn with upended chairs following a meal of lentils eaten alone. These comments on Lamentations are designed to make your reading more profitable. David Clines, writing … Continue reading

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Readings from the Midrash for Tisha B’Av

Lamentations Rabbah (Eichah Rabbah) is among the very early Midrashic texts, going back to the 4th century in the land of Israel. Midrash in general (there are a few exceptions) is a phenomenon of the rabbis in Israel and not … Continue reading

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