Esther, Purim and Why It All (Still) Matters
Topics: purim, miracles
Author: Andy Koenig

God is never mentioned in Esther, yet His fingerprints are all over the pages of this beloved book. In the same way, did we fail to recognize God among us when Yeshua (Jesus) walked the earth some 2,000 years ago? Did he, like Esther, come “for such a time as this?”

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How to Talk With (and Listen To) God
Author: Matt Sieger

Prayer doesn’t have to be formal or fancy; it’s a conversation with God.

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Can Miracles Disappoint?
June 10, 2013
Topics: miracles, healing
Author: Ruth Rosen

The ceiling didn’t open and the walls didn’t collapse. No sea of relief engulfed my soul, as far as I could tell. No burdensome weight dropped from my heart. From the vantage point of my couch, I could see and feel no change. Yet a miracle had occurred. My sins had been forgiven, and my…

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Jesus and Elijah: Comparisons and Contrasts
June 6, 2012
Author: Jews for Jesus

Discover the Old Testament-New Testament connection between the prophet Elijah and the Messiah Jesus.

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Why the Passover Plotz Doesn’t Hold Water
March 26, 2012
Author: Matt Sieger

by Matt Sieger The story has often been told… A little boy came back from Hebrew school one morning and his father asked him, “Well, what did you learn?” The boy replied, “How the people of Israel were kept in Egypt and used as slaves by this guy called Pharaoh.” “Oh?” said the father. “Then…

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I Kings 17: Food for Thought

Food is a focal point. It’s true today, and it was true in the ninth century B.C. when Elijah the prophet lived. Back then, the situation was graver than on Yom Kippur, when we fast and quickly learn to appreciate our fuller pre-Temple hours. In Elijah’s time, there was drought, more drought and famine. Then…

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A Messianic Midrash: The Miracle at Sukkot
Author: Jews for Jesus

A miracle on the Feast of Tabernacles and how the Jewish holiday points to great joy for the future.

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Against All Odds
Author: Scott Rubin

The invitation came from my father, a physician with privileges at Cedars Sinai. I was eager to attend the lecture because the speaker, Dr. Michael Fowler, was from Stanford University Hospital. His topic was Transplantation in 1987,” a topic of utmost interest to me. I sat in the back with my father and watched the…

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The Journey
Author: Alan Shore

A young Jewish man’s spiritual quest takes him around the globe but the truth he’s seeking takes him by surprise.

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Jesus of Nazareth: Miracle Worker or More?
Author: Laura Barron

A look at Jesus’ miracles and what they indicate about him.

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