Category Archives: The Cross

Why is Passover so Christian-ly Popular?

I’m not sure when the practice started, the practice of churches inviting in Jewish-Christian speakers to talk about Passover and the Last Supper of Jesus. I’m guessing that it sort of started with Jews for Jesus in the 70’s. I … Continue reading

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Passover, Last Supper, Crucifixion: 2011 Notes, Part 2

In Part 1, we talked about the discrepancy between Mark and John regarding the day on which Yeshua was crucified and whether the Last Supper was a Passover Seder or not. I will explain this again briefly below a different … Continue reading

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After Three Days? Third Day? Yeshua and Passover

In February, March, and early April I’ll have plenty of Passover goodness here at Messianic Jewish Musings. At this time of year we need good inspiration about Passover, insight into the haggadah, tips for better Seders, and also to explore … Continue reading

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Atonement: Participating and Anticipating

Aime Palliere was a Frenchman, a Catholic, who became a Noahide, a non-converting adherent to Judaism. In other words, he rejected the Jesus of his own family and Catholic faith because he was drawn to things he saw in Judaism. … Continue reading

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PODCAST: Yeshua in Context – Crucifixion Irony

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Revelation 5: Love Preceding Judgment

I continue a series at my congregation on the book of Revelation. It is a book that demands of its readers a prior knowledge of Daniel, Ezekiel, and Isaiah. And now, in my forties, it means more to me than … Continue reading

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Isaiah 53

Can there be a text more debated than or more important than Isaiah 53 in Messianic Judaism? Here is my take on it: http://tikvatdavid.com/Torah%20Study_files/Isaiah%2053PDF.pdf

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A Dramatic Reading for Atonement Day

Yes, I know Yom Kippur is over. I know it well. In fact, I have a sore lower back from sleeping on a mild slope in our tent last night as we celebrate Sukkot by camping out together here in … Continue reading

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The Four Parts of Atonement, a Yom Kippur Sermon

It’s the night before Sukkot Eve (the Feast of Booths or Tabernacles). For the Leman family, Sukkot starts early. My wife has been packing all day. I’ve spent hours at the stores buying what we need for our Sukkah and … Continue reading

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Two Dwellings: A Story of Epic Proportions

The following story is about the larger story behind all that we see. It is about two dwellings of God with us. It is about the Holy of Holies and the Cross. ………………………….. In the beginning there was just HaShem. … Continue reading

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