The New Testament–which simply means New Covenant–needs to be accepted for what it is, a Jewish book written almost entirely by Jewish people. Most of the concepts in the New Testament cannot be understood apart from their background in the Hebrew Bible. It was fashionable a few years ago to claim that the New Testament […]
Ezekiel the prophet lived 2,500 years ago. He predicted the destruction of the city of Tyre. It happened 17 years later. In chapter 26, he outlined the total destruction very specifically: Nebuchadnezzar would destroy Tyre. Many nations would come up against Tyre. The site would be leveled and the debris thrown into the sea. Fishermen […]
So here I am running for my telephone as its ringing interrupts me for the fourth time. Hello, this is Bruce, can I help you?” “Yes, do you do Jews for Jesus?” the nervous voice at the other end inquired. “Excuse me?” “I mean, this is Jews for Jesus, right?” Trying to be patient, I […]
David Brickner. San Francisco: Purple Pomegranate Productions, 1996. 159 pages. $6.95, paper.
Solomon Ostrovsky. Toronto, Canada: published by the author, 1991. v, 169 pages. $5.00, paper. Alongside daily devotionals (which provide a Scripture text, an illustration, and a thought to take with you for the day) and compilations of complete sermons on currently relevant topics, there exists a place for other types of spiritual material. Religious radio […]
QUESTION: On several occasions I have tried to speak to my Jewish friend about the Bible and what God requires from us, but she says that she cannot base her life on the Bible. She claims it was authored by human beings, not God, and besides, it was written too long ago to be valid […]
Editor: Dr. Ross, as a scientist and as a seeker after truth, what would you want to tell our ISSUES readers about why you find the Bible to be a reliable source? HR: There is much that I could say, but let me just deal with one area—fulfilled prophecy of the Bible. Before coming to […]
An old Jewish proverb states: If you want your dreams to come true, don’t sleep. A new Jews for Jesus proverb states: If your dreams are in line with God’s promises you can sleep, because he who keepeth Israel shall neither slumber nor sleep” (Psalm 121:4).
Our primary purpose is to communicate God’s salvation through Christ, but we hope you won’t consider this Jews for Jesus Newsletter gospel literature! We print the Newsletter as educational and inspirational material for those who already believe in Yeshua as the only Savior. Through it we hope to form a bond with God’s people so […]
1. The Scriptures teach that God created man and woman in his image. From the very beginning, there was community: community between man and woman, between man/woman and God, and for that matter, community within the very fabric” of God himself. (See “Jewishness and the Trinity,” ISSUES Vol.1:8.) Presumably there was also a warm personal […]
Another holocaust? Perish the thought! How can we bear to think of another horror when the European holocaust massacred six million Jewish people, one third of all Jews living at the time. Of the six million, one million were children. PAINFUL MEMORIES Difficult to Face Only in the last several years have our Jewish people […]
A skeptic once posed the following question: How do you reconcile the teachings of the Bible with the latest scientific conclusions and psychological insights?” Without hesitation, the believer replied: “I haven’t seen this morning’s paper. What are the latest conclusions our scientists and psychologists have come up with?” Some people think that Reader’s Digest or […]
In the past several decades, a particular program of reclamation has been undertaken by the Jewish people. It does not involve the rejuvenation of the land, nor the replanting of trees. Instead, it is the reclamation of one whom many regard as Israel’s greatest native son: the reclamation of Jesus of Nazareth as, if nothing […]