July 1993 Newsletter (5753:9)

What Is a Cult?
March 14, 2018

Is there a difference between a cult and a religious sect of Christianity, for example? Where do Messianic Judaism and Jews for Jesus fit in? Read on here.

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Even an Insult Is a Blessing
July 1, 1993
Topics: cults
Author: Moishe Rosen

It’s happening again! It first occurred after Jim Jones and his People’s Temple cult committed mass suicide in Guyana. That shocking event brought about such universal revulsion to the mere word cult” that Jewish leaders opposed to our evangelistic ministry seized the opportunity to blacken our reputation by labeling us a cult, too. It was…

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Having Loved This Present World
Author: Lynn McCoy

A nice Jewish girl’s ordeal with Jews for Jesus,” the advertisement proclaimed. The event at a Southern California temple was promoted by an anti-missionary group whose purpose is to keep Jews for Jesus and other ministries like ours from bringing the gospel to our Jewish people. The anti-missionaries use various scare tactics. Special events like…

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Opposition and Response

The Jewish community’s opposition to our ministry stems from the refusal of its leaders to accept the fact that a Jew who believes in Jesus can and does remain Jewish. Jewish leaders feel threatened by our efforts because they equate our success with pro-moting the destruction of the Jews. This is a fallacy, because believing…

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A Lesson of Faith

It happened in mid-March. The report was submitted in April. It will be printed in June and read in July. Nevertheless, we think this account is so exciting that readers will easily be able to imagine a snowstorm even as they fan themselves and sip their iced tea or lemonade. They dubbed it worst storm…

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We’re Glad You Asked…

Question: What is the traditional Jewish belief regarding the Tribulation or Indignation that is spoken of by several of the prophets to occur during the closing days of this present age? Who, what, where and when? Answer: According to the traditional Jewish belief as found in the Talmud and other early Jewish literature, the coming…

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She Heard a Radio Announcement and…

One evening as our missionary Steve Cohen was speaking at a Florida church, he asked if anyone in the congregation knew a Jewish person. One man, a Jewish believer in Yeshua, pointed to a lady next to him, his mother, Maddy Powledge. After the service Maddy introduced herself to Steve and asked if they could…

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