July 1988 Newsletter (5748:10)

In Case You Haven’t Heard the Nasty Things Some People Are Saying About Jews for Jesus
July 1, 1988

THE COMMENT: They’re crazy.” OUR RESPONSE: So why try to refute the obvious? THE COMMENT: “Their religion can’t he true. If they really are doing what God wants them to do, how come my daughter, who is one of them, isn’t married yet?” OUR RESPONSE: Moishe has not yet come up with an answer that […]

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Author: Andrew Barron

The key Jewish objection about Jesus is that most Jewish people, while not actively religious, are socially and culturally indoctrinated against faith in Jesus. As a result, there are many Jewish people in the Boston area whom I cannot easily reach because of the cultural barriers set up by the Jewish community to protect itself […]

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Have You Read the Enclosed Tract?

The tract enclosed with this issue of the Jews for Jesus Newsletter is more than a culture trivia quiz. We preach Christ, not culture, but this is our way of trying to bring some of the sophisticated New Yorkers to consider Christ during our Summer Witnessing Campaign. Willy Katz, our approved student from Argentina, wrote […]

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Praise the Lord Anyhow!
Author: Moishe Rosen

If you were to take seriously some of the terrible jokes we Jews tell on ourselves, you might think we invented complaining. What can I say? My Jewish people have many good qualities, but as far back as the book of Exodus, the Israelites—who should have been very happy to leave Egypt and be on […]

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The Benefits of Praise: A Procedure for Problem Solving

If it gave no other benefit, the praise of God would still be a most worthy worship endeavor. Nevertheless, aside from the spiritual advantage of enabling us to relate to the Lord in a proper way, praise provides certain psychological side benefits” in the midst of problems. Praise helps us avoid depression. Letting our minds […]

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I Knock On Doors

It is said about Jesus Christ that he stands at the door and knocks. I like to talk about God, our Savior, and I walk from one apartment to another and knock on all doors to find those who are willing to listen to me. On one of my knocks one day, a man by […]

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The Broadsider and the Broadsidee
Author: Doug Carmel

We Jews for Jesus pass out thousands of our broadside gospel tracts as part of our ministry, all of them going out one by one. Sometimes people don’t realize what they are getting when we hand them a colorful 8 1/2 x 3 1/2 inch piece of paper. Other times they know exactly what it […]

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A Not-So-Exciting Account of an Exciting Event
Author: Lori Baron

I wish that this were a more exciting story. I mean, I think it’s exciting, but I don’t know if you will. You see, about four hours before writing this, I prayed with a Jewish woman named Sara to receive Yeshua. What could be more exciting than that? I live to see my people come […]

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We’re Glad You Asked…

QUESTION: I have learned that this year, 1988, marks the 40th year of Israel as an independent state. Isn’t this very significant, since it is the Year of Jubilee? ANSWER: We can certainly rejoice that the modern state of Israel has been in existence for 40 years. However, you are mistaken in trying to link […]

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