Issues 05:08 First Things First

First Things First
Author: Larry Brandt

If Jesus is the Messiah, didn’t he accomplish his mission the first time around? Our prophets didn’t say anything about a second coming!” We Jewish believers in Jesus (Yeshua), are often confronted with that “question.” The concept of two messianic “comings” gets such responses from both the scholarly and the sophomoric. Some are sincere, others […]

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Suffering Messiah, Victorious Messiah

Suffering Messiah Victorious Messiah Bethlehem Heaven Origin But you, Bethlehem Ephrathah, though you are small among the clans of Judah, out of you will come for me one who will be ruler over Israel, whose origins are from of old, from ancient times. (Micah 5:2) In my vision at night I looked, and there before […]

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Remembering Ida

My great-grandfatther’s name was Louis Reiner, but we always called him Zayde Leib. He was a tall, handsome man who had served as a soldier in Europe, but spent most of his life as a cobbler—a maker and designer of boots. His marriage to Becky Mendelovich, daughter of the learned Rabbi Mendelovich, was prearranged. Leib […]

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