November 2005 Newsletter (5766:3)

Meet our New Trainees!
November 1, 2005

Yoel Ben David Twenty-six year old Yoel Ben David has believed in Jesus since July, 2001. Yoel was born in Rehovot (about a 40-minute drive south of Tel Aviv) in Israel. He lived in the Caribbean for one year, England for 12 years and Paris, France for three years before returning to Israel at the…

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Thanksgiving Thoughts
Author: Ruth Rosen

Maybe you have heard a variation of this joke: Herbie is driving in Manhattan. He’s very late for an important meeting, he’s looking for a parking place and, of course, can’t find one. He’s frantic. In desperation, he turns towards heaven and says, God, if you give me a parking place, I promise that I…

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Bits from the Branches

Tel Aviv Miriam Abramov reports, A recent sortie (tract passing expedition) seemed especially difficult as nobody wanted to stop and talk. Yet we kept handing out our tracts and trying to engage people with the gospel. Finally I said a quick prayer: ‘Oh Lord, please bring to us today those who You prepared and who…

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What is Truth?

As Jesus stood trial in Jerusalem, He told Pilate, Everyone who is of the truth hears My voice.” (John 18:37) Pilate’s response? “What is truth?” (v. 38) It’s not a new question—in fact for Pilate, it was not really a question at all because he wasn’t looking for an answer. He merely wanted a way…

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Happy Thanksgiving

Those of you who take time to pray and give to the ministry of Jews for Jesus are beyond a doubt one of our greatest reasons to be thankful this season. We are grateful to God, and to you, for upholding us. From all of us here at Jews for Jesus, we hope that your…

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Two Levitical Offerings and Their Meaning to Us Today
Author: Rich Robinson

The Burnt Offering Hebrew Term OLAH, literally ascending,” that is, the sacrifice “ascends” to God. It is translated as “burnt offering” or “whole offering.” Description of the Ritual The actual ritual was divided between the worshiper and the priest, as follows: 1. Worshiper brought animal to Tabernacle entrance. (Size of the animal scaled to worshiper’s…

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