Category Archives: Gospel

PODCAST – Mary’s Psalm (Yeshua in Context)

The remnant of Israel in Judea in the days of Miriam (Mary) and Elisheva (Elizabeth) is a small, but faithful community. There is expectancy. The “God of my salvation” is about to do something, as Micah had hoped and prayer … Continue reading

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A Sefer Kodesh Expounded Upon!

Sefer Kodesh means a holy book. Last night, in Roswell, Georgia, about 120 of us (note the symbolism of the number) gathered in one place to discuss the four gospels as holy books. For those not from a Jewish background, … Continue reading

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McKnight Explains Gospel

Answering a series of questions posed by another Christian professor of theology, Scot McKnight explains how in church history “gospel” became a mere message of “personal salvation.” He says the Catholic-Orthodox trajectory made gospel = sacraments. The Protestant trajectory made … Continue reading

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Peter’s “Mussar” Teaching, Part 1

The wisdom sages said, “My son, do not despise the Lord’s discipline” (Proverbs 3:11), the Lord’s mussar. And wisdom sages understood that there are many kinds of knowledge. Mussar is a kind of practical knowledge about ourselves and our relationship … Continue reading

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The Message of Jesus via Scot McKnight

Call me a Scot McKnight fan. He is a well-read, academic who communicates very well with less academic readers. He also has grasped a holistic approach to reading the Bible that I have found very helpful. And he is a … 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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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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Explaining the Paraclete Passages

The Paraclete. The Counselor. The Advocate. The Comforter. “If I do not go away,” said Yeshua, “the Counselor will not come to you.” Who is the Paraclete? You think it’s as easy as saying, “The Spirit.” Not so fast. There … Continue reading

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PODCAST – Peter’s Footprints – Yeshua in Context

A few years ago I started reading constantly about the life of Yeshua and research on the gospels. At first, some aspects of my faith were shaken. A curious thing happened over time. I came more and more to think … Continue reading

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Podcast Transcript on YIC Blog

Today’s podcast (not uploaded yet) will be “Peter’s Footprints.” Here is an excerpt from the transcript and the podcast will be posted this afternoon: Oral history, by the way, is very different from oral tradition. Oral history is direct, related … Continue reading

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