August 1986 Newsletter (5746:10)

Raising Walls
August 1, 1986
Author: Stan Meyer

Fourteenth Street subway station in Manhattan is not a pretty place. Yet as always, the Lord was sovereign even there as I passed out tracts one morning to the rush-hour crowd. Near the end of my allotted time, a young man approached me with sincere interest. Jews for Jesus?” he puzzled. “Why not?” I responded….

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Price and Value
Author: Moishe Rosen

A few years ago, I read one of those newspaper fillers they use at the bottom of a column when they have nothing else to say. It was just a few lines that gave the value of a man in chemical terms. According to that little article, presuming that the subject were an average-sized human,…

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Love and Hate
Author: Dan Strull

If any man come to me, and hate not his father, and mother, and wife, and children, and brethren, and sisters, yea, and his own life also, he cannot be my disciple” (Luke 14:26). Yeshua spoke those words to “great multitudes” who were following him as he traveled about and ministered. The passage begins a…

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We’re Glad You Asked…

QUESTION: How can believers resolve the forsaking” of unbelieving family with God’s command to honor our parents? Didn’t Jesus command us to forsake all, including family if necessary to follow him? What about the Fifth Commandment, “Honor thy father and thy mother …” in Exodus 20:12? Isn’t this a contradiction? ANSWER: Of course God does…

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Parents or God? Must We Choose?
Author: Lori Baron

My mom is a neat” lady. In fact, she’s probably the most “together” woman I know. Even though we are geographically 2,000 miles apart, and even further apart theologically, if you asked each of us individually who was our best friend, we’d probably name each other. Mom taught me to believe in God when I…

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An (Adult) Child Shall Lead Them

Many Gentile Christians are reluctant to witness to their unbelieving Jewish friends because they think that the average Jewish person is immersed in the Scriptures from early childhood and would put their knowledge of the Old Testament to shame. Actually, in most cases the opposite is true. Today, most Jewish people have a minimal knowledge…

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Double Blessings: Announcing a Jews for Jesus First

Our Jews for Jesus family has received many little blessings” from the Lord in recent years, but never two at a time. Here is our first set of twins. On Saturday, May 17, 1986, Dave and Kimmen Lipkowitz and big sister Rebecca welcomed Jeremy Reuben and Rena Aviva into their family. As Ecclesiastes 4:9 puts…

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Israel and the Church
Author: Larry Brandt

It is easy to get confused over the identities and roles of Jews and Christians in the Kingdom of God. Here is a chart that points out from Scripture the differences and similarities between Israel and the Church.

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A Modern Doubting Thomas
Author: Peter Rice

Have you ever wondered what some of your unsaved family members or friends would be like if they were Christians? For example, most of us know people who tend to be rather verbal—their mouths enter the room first. If we fantasized about what their lives as believers would be, we might think, Too bad Harry…

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