January 1994 Newsletter (5754:3)

Why First?
January 1, 1994
Author: Moishe Rosen

Every January Jews for Jesus hears from at least a few friends who say they want to start the new year with a gift to bring the message of the Messiah to Jewish people. Usually these ministry gifts come from those who have been influenced by the faith mission” movement. One of the leaders of…

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More from our Mailbox…

Dear Sirs: For several years now my husband and I have been contributing to Jews for Jesus. We really appreciate your ministry and enjoy receiving your literature and newsletters telling us about the things that you’re involved with and what progress you’re making. We also enjoy the postcards that come from time to time and…

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The Message Is Being Heard Everywhere

One of the oldest Jewish communities in the world today outside of Israel is in Syria. Interestingly enough, it is also one of the first Jewish communities in the Diaspora to have heard the gospel message. The Book of Acts, chapter 9, tells us that Saul of Tarsus was on his way to Damascus to…

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The Message of the Mezuzah
Author: Rich Robinson

Visit the home of an observant Jew, and as you enter, you will notice a small rectangular box attached to the outer doorpost. This object is a meZUzah (plural, mezuZOTE). Though it is small, it carries a big message. The Word Mezuzah In Bible times, mezuzah was simply the word for the doorpost of a…

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Yes, My Mother Knows
Author: David Jenks

Whenever unbelievers find out about my involvement with the ministry of Jews for Jesus, I am asked two questions: Does your mother know you’re doing this?” “How did a nice Jewish boy like you ever…?” And the rest is far from complimentary. I can answer both of those questions easily. The first answer is yes….

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The Birth Pangs of the Messiah
Author: Glenn Harris

Gershom is a young Israeli I visited during our 1993 Summer Witnessing Campaign in New York City. He perfectly fit the stereotype of many Israelis who live in Manhattan. He was in the United States temporarily in order to earn enough money to return to Israel and continue his studies. He was an archaeology student,…

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A Light in the Darkness
Topics: christmas

The Jews for Jesus Singers, Los Angeles Branch had just finished a musical presentation at a church in Yucca Valley, California. We had sung outside before dusk, on a hill overlooking the desert valley. Now the sun had set. The lights below us shimmered in the darkness of the night. I didn’t know it then,…

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