“God as a Trinity? No way!” “We Jews don’t believe in the idea of a divine incarnation!” For many Jews, these statements are givens. Or are they?
No! It’s a very common misrepresentation that while Jews believe in one God, Christians believe in three. The fact is that Christianity is as firmly monotheistic as Judaism. What Christians believe is that this one God exists, in a way finite man can never fully understand, in three persons or personalities. This belief is not […]
Note: Elaine the correspondent is fictional, but Karol Joseph is real and serves on the staff of Jews for Jesus. She can be reached by e-mail. Dear Karol, I wanted to write to you concerning an area that has been particularly troubling for me. The area has to do with The Trinity. I know you […]
Rabbis who believed that each word of the Hebrew Scriptures, each letter, is God’s revelation had to admit that God spoke to himself and referred to himself in the plural. How can that be, when we know there is only one God?
Before they become believers, Jewish people cannot understand the Trinity. Some think that Father, Son and Holy Ghost means the Creator of the universe, a human hero to whom the Gentiles have attributed kind of "junior deity" status, and finally the purported ectoplasmic appearance of Jesus after the crucifixion, with rank delineated by order of […]