Tag: Messianic Judaism

Seeing messianic Judaism as it is, envisioning what it could become.

There is an old saying, “familiarity breeds contempt.”  Another phrase, attributed to Ben Franklin but perhaps based on a Yiddish original states, “Fish and houseguests stink after three days.”   Yeshua put it this way: “a prophet is not without honor, except in his own country, and in his own house.” A group of social scientists […]

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In Romans, chapters nine to eleven, Paul speaks of two “fullnesses,” “the fullness of the nations” (11:25) and “the fullness of Israel” (11:12). In verse 12 he says,  “if their [Israel’s] transgression means riches for the world, and their loss means riches for the Gentiles, how much greater riches will their full inclusion bring!” In […]

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In a day when Jews and Gentiles who believe in Yeshua are thinking new thoughts about their relationship to one another, one of the concepts often mentioned is the “One New Man” of Ephesians, chapter two.  However this concept is often misunderstood and the label misapplied. By way of definition then, the One New Man […]

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