Category Archives: Yeshua

The Jewish Annotated New Testament

eds. Amy-Jill Levine and Marc Zvi Brettler. New York: Oxford University Press, 2011. My copy just came Second Day Air from Amazon. Wow. I am one of the first few hundred people to have the JANT (except those who got … Continue reading

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Torah and New Testament, #4

The approaching dissolution of the Jewish economy, and the erecting of the evangelical state, shall set this matter at large, and lay all in common, so that it shall be a thing perfectly indifferent whether in either of these places … 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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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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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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Here at last! Children’s Book. Volume 1.

Have you looked at story books for children about Jesus? The best you can hope for in general is something published at least a few decades ago. The newer books have, in my opinion, dumbed the stories and art down … Continue reading

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Who Needs Yeshua-Judaism?

I’m behind on reading the comments. This week we are running a children’s day camp at Tikvat David and I am a tent leader. Fun, it has me away from the computer nearly the whole day. This post is an … Continue reading

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Learning the Gospels

Can you identify the one true statement in this list? (1) The Gospel of Matthew lists the disciple Matthew as its author. (2) The Gospel of John lists John, son of Zebedee, and one of the disciples, as its author. … Continue reading

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PODCAST: Kingdom Winners – Yeshua in Context

Last week’s podcast (“Pentitent Disciples”) brought in a lot of email. Many wanted to know more about Rabbi Sack’s book, To Heal a Fractured World, and Scot McKnight’s book, One.Life. This subject, the practical application of the concept of God’s … Continue reading

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Luke’s Return of the Son of Man

Yeshua’s words about future things to his disciples come to us in all three synoptic gospels: Mark 13, Matthew 24, and Luke 21. The predominant view, which I follow in this reconstruction, is that Mark’s account was written before the … Continue reading

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