October 1999 Newsletter (5760:2)

Is Jesus the Only Way?
October 1, 1999

A television talk show host was interviewing two well-known Christian leaders. Are you saying that if someone doesn’t believe in Jesus they are going to hell?” he asked, his expression clearly indicating that surely no one would be that ridiculous. “I believe what Jesus said,” replied the first Christian leader. “He said, ‘I am the…

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Planning for the Future?

We are not supposed to boast about big plans (James 4:15), but as God’s stewards it sure helps to have a strategy for dealing with the resources He has entrusted to us. If you need to create a financial plan for the future but are not sure where to begin, the Jews for Jesus Stewardship…

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A Bit About Simhat Torah

Your words were found, and I ate them, and Your word was to me the joy and rejoicing of my heart; for I am called by Your name, O LORD God of hosts.

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Good Not Good Enough?

Most of us know unbelievers, whether Jewish or Gentile, who are such good people that we have difficulty believing that when they die, they will not enter the Kingdom of God. Everything in our finite minds wants to assure us that, somehow, God will make an exception for these people. We remind ourselves that we…

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Through Various Means

Methods of evangelism certainly have come a long way since Philip met up with the Scripture-reading Ethiopian along the Gaza road. Now people witness along different roads, including airways, cyberspace and subway stations. Still, the message of the gospel remains the same, and the way that God plants His truth in an open heart is…

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What Do You Say When They Say…
Author: Moishe Rosen

I can’t consider Jesus because the prophecies that you say describe Him are all talking about someone or something other than the Messiah. Isaiah 53 (actually 52:13-53:17) refers to Israel. The word you point to in Isaiah 7:14 is technically not “virgin” and Psalm 2 where it talks about God’s son is really referring to…

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Bits from the Branches

From Fort Lauderdale, branch leader Sharon Freeman reports, During a Saturday night sortie (tract┬ípassing expedition) an Israeli named Yitzchak recognized me from last year’s Las Olas Art Festival. He and his wife Neera now live in Houston, Texas, where a good friend has been telling them about Jesus. They seemed genuinely pleased to discuss the…

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