April 2004 Newsletter (5764:8)

Firstfruits Then and Now
April 1, 2004
Author: Rich Robinson

This is not an exhaustive study on the meaning of firstfruits, but we hope it will whet your appetite and tempt you to open your concordance (or computer Bible program).

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Jews for Jesus…For the Nations—Isidor Loewenthal
Author: Rich Robinson

The first two articles of this series focused on Jewish believers who were missionaries to China and to Japan, respectively. Isidor Loewenthal was a missionary to India. Born in 1826 in Posen, Poland, Loewenthal grew up in a somewhat liberal Jewish home. He excelled in scholarship and was something of a political activist. In fact, […]

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It’s Personal

I am always puzzled when I hear Jews for Jesus criticized for our street evangelism on the basis that handing out tracts is an impersonal or superficial way to greet people with the Good News of salvation through Yeshua (Jesus). In the first place, we view street evangelism as a means of making contact with […]

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A Message from Moishe
Author: Moishe Rosen

If I sent out prayer advisories, the following would be an urgent one regarding the members of your family. Yes, your family. I know that I’m a religious fanatic because if we are just meeting, I’ll ask you: Are all of your family members saved?” I am not asking to satisfy my curiosity. To me, […]

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Bits from the Branches

Fort Lauderdale Chad Elliott reports, Every year our branch sorties (passes out gospel tracts) at the Los Olas Art Festival, a festival held both in January and September. It is always packed with Jewish visitors. This year I encountered an elderly Jewish woman who approached me and yelled, ‘You’re not a Jew. You’re not even […]

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Resurrection: What’s the Big Deal?

Overheard at a New York City cabstand between two drivers: Resurrection Sunday, big deal! Even if I believed that he rose from the dead what difference would that make to me?” Ever hear a conversation like that? How would you answer? Here is what I would say: “And if Christ is not risen, your faith […]

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Christ in the Passover

‘Tis the season and if you have an extra flyer in your newsletter it could only mean that one of our missionaries is coming to a church near you! We hope you will want to come to meet and encourage him or her, but we also think you will be blessed by the presentation. AND […]

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Yom ha Shoah

April 18 is Holocaust Remembrance Day (in Hebrew, Yom ha Shoah). If you have Jewish friends or co-workers, you can show respect for them by letting them know you are aware of the day and praying for Jews worldwide to be able to live in peace. Also, please note the enclosed flyer which gives you […]

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