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Promises to Live By
December 30, 2013
Topics: resurrection

There is nothing more liberating than to know that we have been freed from the power of sin and death through our Messiah Jesus. We hope you will use this season to reflect on the power God wants to have in your life. Read More

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What Will Happen In The New Year?
December 18, 2013

In his newest book, Great By Choice author Jim Collins writes, "Life is uncertain, the future unknown. This is neither good nor bad. It just is, like gravity. Yet the task remains: how to master our fate, even so."

Really?

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The Dentist and Decay
August 23, 2013

Most people hate the dentist. Well, they detest seeing one. For me, I can say I’ve been genuinely upset enough of the times I’ve gone that the experience of squeaky-clean teeth after a bi-annual check up is ruined. Worst of all, I often find out crucial information about dental care or filling progression after the…

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A Life Well Lived

A Life Well Lived
January 1, 2013

In our fast-paced, frenetic world, taking time to reflect on the course of our lives may seem like a luxury. Some use the new year as an opportunity for a personal review of how they have measured up to certain ideals and goals. But sometimes opportunities to reflect come to us painfully unbidden through the…

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From Moses’ Blog
October 3, 2012

It’s not just modern scholars who debate about Yeshua. Jews have always had opinions about Jesus. We recently discovered some discussions online on Moses’ own blog. January 19, 1235 B.C.E. Moses said … So yesterday God said to me, “I will raise up for them a prophet like you from among their brothers; I will…

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Sneak Preview: taken from the final chapter of Moishe Rosen’s yet-to-be published* biography
May 3, 2011
Author: Moishe Rosen

Tell her the doctors said it’s cancer,” I heard Dad coaching Mom from the background, but instead of repeating the news, Mom simply handed him the phone. “It’s cancer that’s spread to my bones,” he announced. After a brief pause I managed to say: “I’ll be right over.” When I was in my twenties and…

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Did He Or Didn’t He? Jewish Views of the Resurrection of Jesus
April 24, 2011
Author: David M.

Jewish scholars have paid more attention to the person of Yeshua (Jesus) in the last hundred years than they have in the previous nineteen hundred.

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A Chronological Look at How Jesus Spent his Last Week Leading up to Passover
March 9, 2011

Learn how Jesus spent his last week leading up to Passover, culminating in his death and resurrection.

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Ruth’s Reflections
April 1, 2010
Author: Ruth Rosen

Dad,” I asked, “Do you have any thoughts on resurrection?” I was hoping he might reach for his dictation machine and give me something for “Moishe’s Musings.” Even though it was only January, the April newsletter would soon be due. “No. I haven’t been having many deep thoughts lately.”Dad was tired from fighting cancer, tired…

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Of Samaritans, Sadducees and Plato
April 1, 2009

While debating a Reform rabbi on a popular radio talk show, I stated that Jesus’ resurrection from the dead was the most compelling evidence that He is the Messiah of Israel and the Savior of the world. I expected the rabbi to argue that Jesus had not actually risen from the dead, but he surprised…

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Three Days and Three Nights
March 30, 2007
Author: Rich Robinson

As Resurrection Sunday approaches, many Christians will wrestle with the following question: Matthew 12:40 states that Jesus would be in the ground “three days and three nights.” Doesn’t that make it impossible for Jesus to have been crucified on Friday and raised on Sunday? From Friday to Sunday is not a (72-hour) period of three…

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A Note From David Brickner : Timed to Undermine?
March 1, 2007

Jesus makes the front covers of TIME and Newsweek more often than any other person in history. Have you ever noticed how stories about Him usually pop up during the Advent and Lenten seasons? That is understandable since these are historical and spiritual landmarks for Christians. But rather than genuinely exploring the Christian faith or…

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Bits from the Branches
May 1, 2004

The Landrums have landed…in Sydney, Australia! Mark and Rahel Landrum, formerly in our London branch, have now joined the Sydney team. Rahel reports, On my first Aussie sortie (tract-passing expedition) since we moved here I met Shalom, an Israeli. When I offered him a New Testament in Hebrew, his eyes lit up and he said,…

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Taking the Red Pill: Beyond the Matrix to Real Life
May 1, 2003

Exploring biblical themes from the context of the film, the Matrix.””

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What About Yeshua’s Resurrection?
March 1, 2003

The resurrection of Yeshua is perhaps the most convincing vindication of his claims to be Messiah, especially since he predicted it. An assortment of explanations has been offered to explain away the resurrection as either non-historical (It never happened.”) or as non-supernatural (“Here’s how it happened.”). Run down the possibilities for yourself and see which…

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The BYG Pic
March 1, 2002
Author: Bob Reynolds

Our church, Valley Baptist, in San Rafael, California has a strong emphasis on missions. As an annual part of our church outreach, our board selects special projects to support with offerings above our normal giving. These are normally missions projects of some kind for which the church sees a special need, something outside the normal…

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The BYG Pic
April 1, 2001
Topics: resurrection

Thanks to all who prayed for our Millennial Convocation, which took place in December. One grand scale answer to your prayers was God’s provision of visas. In fact, we were told there was no way the government would grant visas to our staff from the CIS. After all, we were bringing over entire families and…

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Paul’s Big Idea
January 1, 2000

Detractors most commonly ascribe doctrines such as the deity of Jesus, the resurrection, sacramental meals and baptism to pagan origins. Again, if you’ll investigate the sources, you’ll see each of these doctrines or events is recorded in the first four books of the New Testament, not written by Paul. Two of the four writers were…

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Miscellaneous
April 1, 1999
Topics: resurrection

Praise Report Thanks to those of you who have been praying for our new work in Australia. One of our primary prayer requests was for volunteers to come alongside. We now have two Co-Laborers in Messiah (CLIMs) in Oceania. One is next door in New Zealand near Auckland, and the other is in Sydney. Welcome…

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Resurrection
November 1, 1997
Author: Jon Isaac

Trojan horse triumph of history Innocence murdered to end tyranny Living Word silenced without a remark Sunlight extinguished to kindle a spark Freedom sold to end slavery Man fed to Death to set mankind free Lamb bred for slaughter; Babe born to die Devourer poisoned by Bread of Life.

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First Fruits in the Bible: What Does it Have to Do with Resurrection from the Dead?
March 1, 1997
Author: Rich Robinson

Explore the literal, spritual and prophetic aspects of “first fruits” in the Bible, as well as how this concept can apply to your faith today.

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Why I Believe
April 1, 1993
Author: Chris Hansen

A friend of mine was worried; he thought I’d lost my head. He came to me one evening, and this is what he said. I know you follow Jesus; your faith is very strong. I think you’ve lost your reason! How could you be so wrong? How can you follow Jesus, when you know that…

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Resurrection
January 1, 1990
Author: Lyn Bond

All who have fallen asleep in hope of Him shall rise again. — Apocrypha: II Baruch, 30.2 New Agers have popularized the idea of afterlife, out of body experiences and reincarnation. There is a plethora of material for those who want to know more about what happens on the other side of the grave. A…

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Images
July 1, 1987
Author: Moishe Rosen

We just got a Macintosh computer. In fact this article is being typed on it. Learning how to use it was filled with all kinds of little surprises, including the unique use of certain words. One of those unusually used terms is icon.” In “computerese” the word does not mean a religious picture. It’s just…

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So Where Do We Go From Here?
July 1, 1986

Death. Can any experience be more final? Obituary notices placed in the Jerusalem Post read: Sarah is no more.” “Jacob has departed from us.” These words, while not intended to cause consternation, leave a person empty, haunted with the question: “Where did they go? Where will I go? Who can know?” Most people rationalize the…

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