Salvation From Both a Jewish and Christian Perspective- Part 5

In part 4 of this series, we learned how these different perspectives evolved. Today we will look at ways that we can try to reconcile these vastly different ideologies to come to a singular, correct understanding of who the Messiah is and what we can expect from him. If you prefer to watch a video, please…

Salvation From Both a Jewish and Christian Perspective- Part 3

So far in this series, we have looked at the meaning of salvation, the Jewish expectations of the Messiah, and why Yeshua ha Maschiach (Jesus Christ) was and has been rejected by “mainstream” Judaism since his first appearance on earth. Today we will delve into the Christian expectations of the Messiah, who is usually referred to…

Born-Again Christians and Legalism Born Again

If you prefer to watch a video, click on this link: Watch the video. First and foremost let me say that I am ecstatic to see more and more Christians wanting to know their Messiah and who he really is, and what he really taught. They are realizing that the Jesus they have been told…

What Jews and Christians Agree on That is Wrong for Both

If you prefer to watch a video, click on this link: Watch the video. How many of you have heard someone say “Jews have the Torah and Christians have the Blood of Christ” when talking about the commandments in the Torah and who is supposed to obey them? I know I have, and the general…

There is No Gray in God’s Color Wheel

If you prefer to watch a video, click on this link: Watch the video. Lately I have been partaking in different discussions regarding God and suffering. Today’s message came to me a few weeks ago but I couldn’t get to it until today. God has been giving me some really good stuff to discuss lately.…

Having Control Doesn’t Always Mean Being in Control

Sorry- no video today. I have spent the majority of my working life in charge of people. Sometimes it was only a handful of people, like when I had 7 people working for me processing securities for a major New York City bank. We were responsible for making sure some $60 Billion every day went…

What “Under the Law” Really Means

If you prefer to watch a video, Click on this link: Watch the video.   This is not going to be a scholarly treatise on the differences in the Greek words used for “law”, or that Torah means “teaching”, or anything that involves anything more than just some common sense and a basic understanding of…

Parashah Ki Tesa 2018 (When You Take) Exodus 30:11 – 34

If you prefer to view a video, please click on this link: Watch the video.   This parashah holds two of the most amazing and influential passages of the bible: the sin of the Golden Calf, and the 13 Attributes of God. Chapter 32 retells the sin of the Golden Calf, and after Moses goes…

The Other Side of the Doom and Gloom

If you prefer to watch a video, please click on this link: Watch the Video.   OK, OK…yes, I have been a little on the “It’s the end of the world” tirade lately. I have been told by my older sister, who one always has to listen to, that I need to “lighten up”, so…