April 2009 Newsletter (5769:8)

Of Samaritans, Sadducees and Plato
April 1, 2009

While debating a Reform rabbi on a popular radio talk show, I stated that Jesus’ resurrection from the dead was the most compelling evidence that He is the Messiah of Israel and the Savior of the world. I expected the rabbi to argue that Jesus had not actually risen from the dead, but he surprised […]

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The Festival of Redemption

Passover heads the list of yearly feasts that God commanded the Israelites to celebrate. It commemorates how God redeemed the Jewish people from slavery in Egypt, while at the same time paving the way to understand an even greater redemption that Jesus offers to people of all backgrounds. The love and respect that some Christians […]

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Moishe’s Musings: on Empathy
Author: Moishe Rosen

Empathy [from the Greek empatheia, affection, passion, from en-, in, and pathos, feeling.] I received a phone call from Dr. Earl Radmacher, former president of Western Conservative Baptist Seminary, telling me that the February More than a Musing” about loving one’s enemies meant a lot to him. He wanted me to write a follow-up on […]

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A New Outlook
Author: Lynn McCoy

I met Paula a couple of years ago at our Passover banquet. She came as the guest of her Christian friend, Jennifer, who had witnessed to Paula over the years. Jennifer had attended many of our events and felt that we would be able to help Paula get to the next step in her faith […]

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Never Too Old

I first met Chuck two years ago when I gave a Christ in the Passover presentation at the church where his daughter Judy attends. Judy was not a Christian when her children began their education at the Pilgrim Lutheran School. However, through the ministry of the church and school she, as well as her husband […]

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Bits from the Branches

Washington, D.C.  What a joy to see God answer prayer as Jews for Jesus staff and volunteers brought the gospel to those who converged onWashington, D.C. to celebrate the presidential inauguration! Our staff and volunteers (totaling 201 people, including the largest network of volunteers we’ve had for any single event) handed out 113,200 copies of […]

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