Category Archives: Messianic Judaism

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 #3

The multitude of regulations (the Jews found 613 laws in the Law, the books Genesis through Deuteronomy) was such that even to remember them all was a burden, and to keep them all bordered on the impossible. –Leon Morris, Galatians: … Continue reading

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On Togetherness and MJ

Togetherness is what we lack. There is power in a group, large or small, which is together in purpose. When we know who we are, what we care about, and what we share as common goals, being together is encouraging, … 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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Classic Reprint: The Book of Lamentations

Tisha B’Av begins tonight. Lamentations (Eicha in Hebrew) is read tonight in a synagogue strewn with upended chairs following a meal of lentils eaten alone. These comments on Lamentations are designed to make your reading more profitable. David Clines, writing … Continue reading

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Readings from the Midrash for Tisha B’Av

Lamentations Rabbah (Eichah Rabbah) is among the very early Midrashic texts, going back to the 4th century in the land of Israel. Midrash in general (there are a few exceptions) is a phenomenon of the rabbis in Israel and not … Continue reading

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Classic Reprint: Tisha B’Av

How lonely sits the city that was full of people! How like a widow has she become, she that was great among the nations! . . . She weeps bitterly in the night, tears on her cheeks; among all her … Continue reading

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What a Jew Needs from MJ

You might get the idea from the title that this post is about “why a Jewish person needs Messianic Judaism” or “needs Yeshua.” No, that is a separate topic. I’m talking about what a Jewish person needs to find when … Continue reading

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Music Festival, Messianic Jewish, in 2012 in North Carolina?

I just discovered this. I have to say, I am excited. August 9-11, 2012 in Asheville, NC, the Asheville Music Festival. It’s a festival started by young messianics. It’s not about politics in the MJ movement. It’s about music and … Continue reading

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Messianic Jewish Issues That Matter, Week 7

Series Retrospective: I’ve written and some have commented on a number of issues that have likely had something to do with what got many of us involved in MJ to begin with. We’ve talked about wanting to see the good … Continue reading

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