RealTime December 2007

Good News and Bad News for the Holidays
December 1, 2007

What would you do if you received enough funds to pay for a full-page ad in a secular newspaper like USA Today” or the “New York Times?” I hope you would use the advertising space to tell people who might never walk into a church something about Jesus. Jews for Jesus has had opportunities to do just that, and over the years we have had all sorts of “gospel ads” in the secular media. This year we did not have the funds to do so—until one family offered to make it happen.

These particular friends wanted to see a gospel statement that would explain very plainly and directly the issues of sin, judgment and God’s remedy in Jesus. They gave a most generous donation for that very purpose, and we worked hard to come up with a gospel statement that would fit that approach. It starts out like this:

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Jewish Facts of Life

Following are some of the significant events in Jewish history that occurred in the month of December: December 1, 1909: The founding of Deganiya Alef, the first kibbutz in Israel (then known as Palestine). December 17, 1862: General U. S. Grant ordered Jews to be expelled from the Department of Tennessee December 17, 1914: The…

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Jews for Jesus News

Wanted: Prayer Partners for our Behold Your God Israel campaign! Click here to sign up for monthly prayer updates. Click here if you would like to view the first Behold Your God Israel prayer update. Free downloads of our Christmas broadsides are still available here. If you are still sending out your Christmas cards/letters, we…

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In Other News

John Hagee’s controversial commercial states that Jesus never claimed to be the Messiah.

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Is there serious error in the new book, In Defense of Israel?

By Dr. Michael L. Brown Pastor John Hagee’s new book, In Defense of Israel: The Bible’s Mandate for Supporting the Jewish State (Lake Mary, Florida: Front Line, 2007), was publicized by announcements stating that the book would “shake Christian theology.” The following positions are explicitly laid out in the book: The Jewish people, as a…

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Real Deals
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Do you love true tales about people who have come to trust Jesus against all odds? Click below for a Real Deal on testimonies.

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Sneak Peek
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Our regular (print) January newsletter will feature: an article by David Brickner titled, Something Old, Something New”; “Test Your Yiddishkeit” (a fun explanation that gives you insight into Jewish culture); an introduction to our Brooklyn branch; an article titled “Other New Stuff” that lets you know what’s innovative and/or recent in our evangelistic efforts; “A…

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