September 1999 Newsletter (5760:1)

No Martyrs
September 1, 1999

We haven’t had any martyrs in Jews for Jesus—not yet, anyway. Truthfully, most of us live in relative comfort. We don’t have to worry about our next meal. None of us is homeless; in fact, many of us have actually bought homes. As I prepared to tell you about our final Core Value on the […]

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Message from Moishe
Author: Moishe Rosen

A dear friend who had been an overseas missionary sent me a personal prayer request. He wanted prayer for boldness—to witness to the people at his new job. Of course, I’m happy to pray for him, but if you are like my friend and you want boldness, let me tell you something about how to […]

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Editor’s Note

Last month’s Bits from the Branches” reported that Melanie Rose prayed with an electrician, Chris, to receive the Lord. She was thrilled because it was the first time in six years of working with Jews for Jesus that she had led someone to faith. What we forgot to mention, for those of you who do […]

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Sukkot: Regathering from Every Tribe and Nation

Bob and Mary laughed as their six-year-old, Jennifer, danced on the stage of the huge empty amphitheater at the University of Redlands. They saw vacant seats in that huge deserted arena, but Jen imagined crowds of people who had come from every country on earth. As she sang and danced, she felt she was telling […]

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Keeping Up with the Calendar

Three major Jewish holidays fall this month. A note about pronunciation: There is more than one way to pronounce most of these words, depending on whether one is using Yiddish or Hebrew, and depending on the traditions where one grew up. The following pronunciations are the editor’s choice. Rosh Hashanah begins sundown, September 10 The […]

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Introducing Christ in the Feast of Tabernacles!

Many of you have expressed appreciation for our Christ in the Passover” presentation and maybe that’s how you first heard about Jews for Jesus—through a presentation at your church. Well, right now, our missionaries are bringing a brand new presentation called “Christ in the Feast of Tabernacles.” This presentation aims to enrich the church’s understanding […]

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Clouds Without Rain
Author: Lyn Bond

I was handing out gospel tracts near Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. The sultry, still weather of the first weeks of school were behind us. It was a brisk fall day and the leaves were flying past me, their warm hues reminding me that the days of warm weather had also flown by. I offered […]

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Happenings in Israel

It was our first evangelistic effort at Tel Aviv University (TAU). Moshe, Kate and a new Jewish believer named Amit were doing a survey sortie” at TAU. (Instead of handing out tracts, they approached people with an organized set of questions.) Moshe stopped one young man to ask if he would participate in the survey […]

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Bits from the Branches

Stan Meyer reports from Los Angeles, Nathan S. contacted us looking for a ‘religion’ that would help him make sense of life. We met and I told him the gospel, but Nathan didn’t think he was a sinner. ‘I don’t feel guilty,’ he insisted. When he returned to his car, Nathan had a parking ticket. […]

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