April 2007 Newsletter (5767:8)

Moishe’s Musings
March 30, 2007
Author: Moishe Rosen

The following statements and questions are fairly common, especially at this time of year: “At an ecumenical luncheon, the rabbi of a local synagogue condemned Jews for Jesus for ‘misusing Jewish religious symbols.’ He claimed that your organization uses Jewish holidays and symbols to mislead people into believing that you are still Jews when, in […]

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Bits from the Branches

Essen Dina Markova reports, “After seeing a newcomer at the Shalom congregation’s Shabbat service, I asked him our usual question: ‘Who do you think Jesus is?’ I quickly learned that Gregory had heard the Good News at another Messianic congregation. He told me he believed that Jesus is ‘the One you can turn to for […]

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Messianic Marching Orders Part II: As the Father Sent Me

This is the second part of a series on Jesus’ final instructions to His disciples between the time of His resurrection and ascension. These “Messianic Marching Orders” show us the way forward to obey Y’shua (Jesus) in light of His soon coming. Last month we focused on the Luke 24:44-48 account of the Great Commission. […]

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Yom Ha Shoah

Did You Know that April 15 is Holocaust Remembrance Day? It is crucial that the world not forget or minimize the evil of the Holocaust. There is truth to the saying “Those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it.” Many have sought to deny that the Holocaust occurred, rewriting history to […]

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Passover Snippets

This year Passover begins at sundown on April 2nd. The holiday lasts for a week during which time it is appropriate to send Jewish friends and neighbors Passover greeting cards. Many scholars think that Rameses II, whose likeness is found in many of the great ruins and artifacts of ancient Egypt, was probably the Pharaoh […]

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Passover Plans

As is usual for this time of year, our missionaries have been out presenting “Christ in the Passover.” This presentation shows how Jesus celebrated the holiday, showing how the sacrifice of His body and blood would bring about true redemption from sin. It’s a beautiful presentation that displays traditions that are centuries old, yet have […]

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Passover Quiz

Pharaoh refused God’s command to:

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Three Days and Three Nights
Author: Rich Robinson

As Resurrection Sunday approaches, many Christians will wrestle with the following question: Matthew 12:40 states that Jesus would be in the ground “three days and three nights.” Doesn’t that make it impossible for Jesus to have been crucified on Friday and raised on Sunday? From Friday to Sunday is not a (72-hour) period of three […]

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Jewish Diaspora Missiology

Last November I went to Taylor University College and Seminary in Edmonton, Canada to participate in a consultation on the subject of Diaspora Missiology. Dr. Enoch Wan, a mentor and missiologist from Western Seminary, had invited me as a specialist in Jewish missions. The conference was sponsored by the Filipino International Network, and was titled, […]

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