September 1988 Newsletter (5748:12)

Who Shall Atone?
September 1, 1988
Author: Moishe Rosen

Jehovah gave ancient Israel seven feasts to teach and remind them of certain spiritual truths. The annual rehearsal of those truths helped to bind the Jewish people to God and to one another. To this religious calendar, my people added other holidays not specifically commanded in the Scriptures, but based on events in Israel’s history….

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Join Us in a Day Of Prayer

As believers in Christ we in Jews for Jesus trust only in his atoning sacrifice to bring us salvation. However, because we are burdened for the Lost Sheep of the House of Israel, many of us set aside Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day of Atonement, as a special time of prayer and fasting for our…

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We’re Glad You Asked…

QUESTION: I have noticed that the door frames of some Jewish homes have a small tubular case affixed at about eye level. I have heard this is some kind of Jewish religious object. What is it, and what is its purpose? ANSWER: The small tube is called a mezuzah. Generally these are about the size…

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Psalm 73: A Case Study of a Spiritual Illness and Recovery

In the Bible we often encounter people who stood for God, yet sometimes floundered and fell. They had their trials as well as their triumphs. They knew the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat, and their experiences provide valuable insights to all believers in the life of faith. In Psalm 73, Asaph, a…

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How to Plan a Rosh Hashanah Service
Author: Avi Snyder

It’s almost Rosh Hashanah, 1988. (That’s 5749 in the Jewish calendar.) I remember last year when Rosh Hashanah was just a couple of weeks away. All of us in the Los Angeles branch of Jews for Jesus were looking ahead to the special service we were planning, but the holiday turned out to be special…

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The Many Faces of Jews for Jesus

The ministry of Jews for Jesus encompasses a wide range of evangelistic activities and employs many people of varied talents, backgrounds and experiences. In the forefront of our ministry are the vocational workers. They are full-time missionaries with Jews for Jesus. They spend their work week doing such things as telephoning Jewish people and setting…

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Seed That Bore Fruit
Author: Lynn McCoy

Working as a missionary with Jews for Jesus is exciting. We plant thousands of gospel seeds week after week. We water some that are already planted, watch as still others grow and sometimes have the great joy of reaping the harvest. Sometimes planting involves more than just dropping a seed. Sometimes it means breaking up…

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