March 2005 Newsletter (5765:7)

Theologizing Away Discomfort
March 1, 2005

Why does every generation seem to think they are the first to deal with problems that are age-old? We love to analyze current trends and hypothesize about cultural developments. Call it pride or arrogance, but in our half-blind sense of self-importance, we decide that time-honored principles are no longer relevant. We then assume the pressing…

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Moscow, for many years the capital of the former Soviet Union, is now the capital of the Russian Federation, with a population of 12 million people. Among those 12 million there are about 100,000 Jews. Some of the earliest Jews for Jesus staff joined in marches or rallies to free Soviet Jewry” back in the…

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Preach It

What the Bible says about evangelism and the spoken word 1 Chronicles 16:23, 24 shows that even before Jesus came, those who knew the Lord were to proclaim Him to others with joy: Sing to the LORD, all the earth; Proclaim the good news of His salvation from day to day. Declare His glory among…

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The BYG Pic

While we have a breather from Behold Your God campaigns this month, Francoise Edwards (our Co-Laborer in Messiah Coordinator, whom you met in last month’s newsletter) sent this encouraging update from a previous campaign: During Tampa BYG, while manning a booth at the Florida State Fair, I met a Christian who is married to a…

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Bits from the Branches

Moscow Maxim Ammosov reports, During a sortie I ran across a Jewish man who is known for slapping and spitting at our faces. The last time I encountered him I had to call the police. This time he didn’t slap me, but just spat at my face. I blessed him and prayed for his salvation….

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