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How can you believe in the New Testament? Isn’t it full of anti-Semitism and lies?
January 1, 2000

The New Testament–which simply means New Covenant–needs to be accepted for what it is, a Jewish book written almost entirely by Jewish people. Most of the concepts in the New Testament cannot be understood apart from their background in the Hebrew Bible....

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Was Paul a Deceiver?

The popular myth that Paul was deceptive is expressed by writers such as Gerald Sigal, Michoel Drazin, and Beth Moshe: In his overriding desire to convert the masses to his beliefs, Paul is guided by the dubious assumption that the end justifies the means…The...

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The Trinity: Questions and Answers
Author: Karol Joseph

Note: Elaine the correspondent is fictional, but Karol Joseph is real and serves on the staff of Jews for Jesus. She can be reached by e-mail. Dear Karol, I wanted to write to you concerning an area that has been particularly troubling for me. The area has to do with...

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Paul’s Personality: Deceptive or Deferential?

Paul has been charged with deceit as he proclaimed the message of Yeshua. In 1 Corinthians 9:20-22, he wrote: To the Jews I became as a Jew, that I might win Jews; to those who are under the law, as under the law, that I might win those who are under the law; to those...

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I’m Basically a Good Person and I’m Very Happy with My Own Religion, So Why Should I Believe in Jesus?

I'm Basically a Good Person and I'm Very Happy with My Own Religion, So Why Should I Believe in Jesus? To tell you the truth, if everyone was good in God’s sight, nobody would need Jesus and we wouldn’t be spending our efforts making websites like this one. The...

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Did Jesus teach his disciples to hate their parents?
Author: Rich Robinson

Some claim that Jesus taught his followers to hate their mother and father. If true, that would obviously make Jesus an immoral and unethical teacher, since one of the Ten Commandments is to honor one’s parents. “Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be long in the land that the Lord your God is giving you,” the Torah says in Exodus 20:12.

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Jewish Resistance to the Gospel
November 20, 1997

November 20, 1997 Paper presented to the Evangelical Missiological Society Santa Clara CA, November 20-22, 1997 Copyright © 1997 by David N. Brickner INTRODUCTION An oft told joke within the Jewish community opens with four Russian Jews on a train. It seems that each...

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An Introduction to the Names Yehoshua/Joshua, Yeshua, Jesus and Yeshu
March 23, 1992

An Introduction to the Names Yehoshua/Joshua, Yeshua, Jesus and Yeshu   My interest in JESUS — i.e. in the name of Jesus — dates back to 1976-78, when I lived in Jerusalem: While being a Danish pastor in Jerusalem in those years I tried to read up on...

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