February 2008 Newsletter (5768:6)

Jesus and His People
February 1, 2008
Author: David Brickner

“Jesus I love you, but I don’t understand your wife, “She wears too much make-up and she always wants to fight; “In my world of black and gray, she argues shades of white.” song lyrics by Dead Artist Syndrome Does the evangelical church in America have an image problem? Among the many who would say…

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Harry’s Celebration
Author: Michael Sischy

You probably do not remember Harry, but if you’ve been receiving the Jews for Jesus Newsletter for three or more years, there’s a good chance that you prayed for him. Back in October, 2004, we had a brief article about our Johannesburg branch. At the end there were several prayer requests, and one of them…

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Author: Moishe Rosen

I enjoy a nicely phrased admonition, and one that I like is, “Practice random acts of kindness.” Perhaps this came from Anne Herbert who said, “Practice random kindness and senseless acts of beauty.” Nevertheless the practical streak in me says, “Practice constant acts of kindness.” Kindness is among the fruits of the spirit listed in…

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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Converting . . .
Author: Louise Wright

I was raised in a non-believing family in England. Ever since I can remember, I had a love for things Jewish, but never understood why. I always had a sense that God is real—but nothing I could claim as real faith. In 1991 I moved to Atlanta with my husband and 6-year-old daughter. Without a…

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Bits from the 2008 Branches
Author: Jews for Jesus

Boston Bimini Cohen reports, “Oded and I went to Provincetown along with three volunteers to reach out to the largely homosexual community. A Jewish woman approached and ordered me to leave town. I responded gently and prayed silently for her as she stormed off. Later she sat on a bench with two friends, loudly ridiculing…

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A Double Blessing
January 1, 2008
Topics: moishes musings
Author: TeresaSischy

About a year ago, a Jewish believer named Stanley asked me to phone Rose, an older Jewish woman who might be open to hearing about Jesus. I telephoned Rose and was delighted when she readily agreed to meet with me. However she had one condition, and that was that her best friend, Gerty, could also…

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