Category Archives: Gentiles

Torah Fundamentals, #1

The first point worth learning about Torah seems an obvious one, but in fact it escapes quite a few people. Right from the beginning of the actual enactment of Torah (you’ll see what I mean shortly by “enactment”) this point … Continue reading

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Quick Conversation on Acts 15:21

My “Daily D’var” commentary today covered Acts 15:1-21. As most of you know this is a crux passage for Messianic Jews, Messianic gentiles, Judeo-Christians, and in general for the issue of roles of Jews and gentiles in Messiah and with … Continue reading

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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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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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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 REPOST: Reverse Galatianism

Back in September of 2008 I wrote about “Reverse Galatianism.” I think it is an important way of expressing ourselves to Christians who misunderstand what Messianic Judaism is about. As you will see at the beginning of this re-post, I … Continue reading

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Daniel Lancaster on Galatians

Say you want a book to share with a Christian to explain your love for Torah and Jewish Roots. Or say you want a book to explain your passion to see Jewish faith in Yeshua. Or say you want a … Continue reading

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FAQ: The Sabbath and Gentiles

This is an emotional topic for people. It is a topic people argue about with anger. And it is not a popular position to say that the Sabbath is a sign commandment for Jewish people, that it is a sign … Continue reading

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Not Jewish Yet Drawn to Torah, Part 8

This article is way overdue! I had people facebooking me two weeks ago saying, “Hurry up!” A short summary of the issue in this series: many non-Jews have been drawn into Messianic Judaism and various Judeo-Christian groups in the past … Continue reading

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Not Jewish Yet Drawn to Torah, Part 7

It has been a long series, but this post will be short. I said in “Summary and Perspective on Part 5” to some of those who were dubious about my views: “If you, as Jews, do not understand the spiritual … Continue reading

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