August 1985 Newsletter (5745:10)

Don’t Try to be Nice
August 1, 1985
Author: Moishe Rosen

It’s true that one can catch more flies with honey than with vinegar, but the prophets of old were not guided by that ancient axiom or anything like it. After all, they were not trying to catch flies; they were trying to confront people with the Word of the living God. Neither they nor their…

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Songs of Salvation
Author: Karen Brown

Music has always been important to me. Its influence has reached into many areas of my life. From my earliest childhood, music always had an effect on me and could move me to various moods, depending on the kind of music I heard. As I’d listen to either a classical piece or a musical comedy,…

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When God Asks What,” Don’t Tell Him “Why
Author: Avi Snyder

We all know the biblical account. Adam and Eve hear the sound of the Lord walking in the garden, but because they’ve sinned, they decide to hide. God finds them out—naturally! He asks, Did you eat what I told you not to eat?” Adam’s reply? First he explains why, then he admits his disobedience. Interesting—Adam’s…

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Campus Ministries

Tuvya Zaretsky: Behold, the sower went out to sow…” Being a missionary is a little like being a farmer. You get to know a parcel of land-a particular field. You cultivate it, prepare it and pray for the Lord of the harvest to provide the increase. Tufts University is one of those “fields” for us…

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The Most Frequent Questions In Jewish Evangelism

Question: Don’t Christians believe in three gods? Answer: Certainly not! It’s a very common misrepresentation that while Jews believe in one God, Christians believe in three. The fact is that Christianity is as firmly monotheistic as Judaism. Christians believe that the One God exists in a way that finite humans can never fully understand—in three…

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A Slice of the Big Apple

We in Jews for Jesus have said so much about New York City and the need to preach the gospel here. We have more missionary staff in New York than in any other city; we spend more money on New York than on any other city. Why? Because New York is the commercial, communications and…

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