January 1987 Newsletter (5747:3)

The Trouble You Need
January 1, 1987
Author: Moishe Rosen

I have a New Year’s greeting for all my friends—one I know they will not receive from anyone else: In this coming year may you have as much joy, prosperity and happiness as you can contain, and may you have only enough trouble to produce in you the quality of life God desires. That may…

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Making Missionary History

Late last summer something happened at Easneye, a small quiet London suburb, that will undoubtedly leave its mark on the destiny and direction of Jewish evangelism. Nearly 160 participants from 17 nations met at All Nations Christian College, a missionary training institution, for the Third International Consultation of the Lausanne Consultation on Jewish Evangelism (LCJE)….

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Also to the Muslim
Author: Murray Tilles

Spending as many hours as we do in Jews for Jesus distributing literature and proclaiming the gospel, we are afforded many opportunities to talk to people about Jesus. When we are out on the streets, we never know whom the Lord is going to bring across our paths. Most of the time we find ourselves…

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I Knew Just How She Felt

After one of our Liberated Wailing Wall presentations at a church in Vancouver, B.C., a woman approached me at the sales table. Can you come and talk to my friend? She needs to talk to you,” she said. I saw her friend standing behind her. She looked as though she had been crying. Turning the…

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The Jewishness of the New Testament
Author: Avi Brickner

Rabbi Isaac Lichtenstein was curious when he saw one of the teachers in his school reading a small book printed in German. When he asked about it the teacher handed it to him. Casually Rabbi Lichtenstein leafed through the pages until his gaze fell upon the name Jesus Christ. Realizing that the book was a…

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The Competition
Author: Gina Moss

I first saw Stoney Burke at the University of California Berkeley campus where I was handing out broadside tracts. He had drawn a large standing crowd. About 150 students had circled around him, while about 50 more stood on the nearby steps, all straining to see this madman’s” antics. I watched him for a few…

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Campus Ministry
Author: Lori Baron

College campuses are not what they used to be. When I was in junior high and high school, I would hear about student revolutionaries holding sit-ins at state universities, rallying against social injustice and inequality, and fighting for human rights and free speech issues. I looked forward to the day when I would be able…

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The Most Frequent Questions In Jewish Evangelism

QUESTION: Exactly what is Jews for Jesus? ANSWER: Strictly speaking, Jews for Jesus is an organization of some 100 workers who are involved in communicating the message to the Jewish community that Jesus—or to use his Hebrew name, Yeshua—is the Messiah of Israel. Generically, however, Jews for Jesus” refers to the growing movement among Jewish…

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Mortage Interest
Author: Dan Strull

Michael is a Jewish man from the Chicago area. Several years ago he sold his apartment to a couple who were Jewish believers in Jesus. Since Michael had financed the apartment for this couple, they sent their mortgage payments directly to him each month. Printed on each check were the words Jesus Is the Jewish…

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