We’re examining important questions and ideas of Jewish faith in the Jewish Messiah, Yeshua. We invite you to read and engage with us on these topics.
Why Many Jewish People Think Christianity Is Antisemitic
The church and the Jewish people have history together has caused Jesus to be misrepresented to his own people for a long time. This causes many Jewish people today to believe that being Christian means being antisemitic. But Jewish faith in Jesus is not a stripping of our identity; rather, it is a affirmation of it.Read ›
What is the source of Jewish identity?
Moses chose not to reveal that he was a Hebrew. He actively identified as an Egyptian, and that’s how he would have gone down in history if God had not intervened. In the Hebrew Scriptures, the textbook for Jewish identity, the definition of that identity always comes from God.Read ›
The Search for the Historical Jesus
Yes, Jesus existed. But he is much more than a historical figure. Both Jews and Gentiles have been gripped by the person of Jesus as they read the Gospel accounts. If even non-believers must acknowledge Jesus’ existence, then the Gospels make it evident that he has the power to change our lives.Read ›
Is the Trinity in the Hebrew Scriptures?
It is an all-too-common assumption that the concept of the Trinity is a purely Christian idea. But the idea of a God being a three-in-one unity actually has its roots in foundational Judaism and in the Hebrew Scriptures. This article will reveal how the Hebrew language and scriptural evidence point to a triune Godhead.Read ›
Who’s the Subject of Isaiah 53?
Isaiah 53 has been a controversial passage within the Jewish community for centuries—some think it speaks of the Messiah, others think it’s about Israel, and some ignore it altogether. But, there are still Jewish people who see Yeshua as the Messiah prophesied in this passage.Read ›
Why Are the Jewish People Called the "Chosen People"?
When God in the Hebrew Scriptures refers to the Jewish people as chosen, he's saying that he selected them to serve a specific purpose and to carry out a particular task. So what is it we were set apart to do?Read ›
Last Supper a Passover Seder?
The Last Supper has resulted in a growing number of Christians interested in the Passover Seder, generating controversy within the Jewish community. However, we find a key fulfillment of Jewish hope in the way both Jesus and his followers celebrate Passover.Read ›
The Significance of the Lamb in Genesis 22
In the synagogue on Rosh Hashanah, it is traditional to recite the Akedah, the story in Genesis 22 of Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his only son, Isaac. Abraham told Isaac that God would provide a lamb. But God provided a ram. Did Abraham get it wrong? Maybe not.Read ›
Jesus’ Last Week Leading Up to Passover: A Day-by-Day Look
The following article takes a chronological and fact-based day-by-day look at the last week of Jesus’ life, including the Passover, taken from the accounts of the four Gospels; culminating in his death and resurrection.Read ›