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Musings Has Moved!!

You will now find Messianic Jewish Musings at http://DerekLeman.com/Musings.

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Upcoming: Continuing the Torah and New Testament Series

I have had several emails wondering if I was going to pick back up the “Torah and New Testament” series “Torah and New Testament, #1” – “Torah and New Testament, #2” – “Torah and New Testament, #3”). I am going … Continue reading

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LIVE Elul Discussion, Week 3

Our will to cling to God is a fortress, but there are breaches in the wall . . . Let every man stand in the breach against his will to evil. His case may be compared to that of a … Continue reading

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Tonight, 9-10 Eastern Time: Live Elul Discussion

Please join us tonight from 9:00-10:00 p.m. (EST) for live discussion: Elul, repentance, High Holidays, mussar. See you at 9:00!

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LIVE Elul Discussion, Week 1

A beautiful garden is well-ordered and weedless. This is the month for getting our gardens ready. They need a lot of work . . . אֲנִי לְדוֹדִי וְדוֹדִי לִי I am my beloved’s and my beloved is mine. -Song of … Continue reading

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Leman’s Favorite Books About God

I made a comment on James Pyles’s blog today that Heschel’s God in Search of Man is in my top twenty favorite books of all time. That led me to think about formalizing my list. I exclude from the list … Continue reading

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9 Tips from Yeshua in a Bad Economy

We all have August 2 on the brain. I thought some tips from Yeshua that get right to the heart of our own personal struggles in this economy might be encouraging. #1 – “Life is more than food.” And more … Continue reading

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YIC Blog: Are Yeshua’s Sayings Multi-Use?

I wrote the first of a two-part series today exploring a simple sequence of sayings in Mark 4:21-34. Many of the sayings in this Markan passage are used differently in Matthew. And most modern readers of the gospels are accustomed, … Continue reading

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Torah? Or a Classic Novel?

Torah is not like the great novels of literature. Torah Tuesday at J2J! Read “Torah and the Great Novels of Literature.”

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Messianic Jewish Issues That Matter, Week 5

Issue for Week #5: We want to a greater appreciation for the Mo’adim (festivals, holy days). How it Works: I will be posting issues for discussion every Monday or Tuesday this summer. We can discuss the issue all week long. … Continue reading

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