Is John 1 Talking About a Person or an Idea?

In the Gospel of John, we are told that the Word was with God and the Word was God (John 1-2). We are also told that the Word became a human being and lived with us (John 1:14.) This same “Word” was with God from the beginning and all things were made through him; in fact, nothing…

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 4

Up to this point, we have reviewed what salvation means and that it comes from faith in a Messiah. There are certain expectations (based on biblical prophecy) regarding what the Messiah will do, which we have examined from both a Jewish and Christian perspective. In doing so, we have seen a vast difference in what…

Salvation From Both a Jewish and Christian Perspective- Part 2

In Part 1 of this teaching series, we reviewed the meaning of “salvation” and the Jewish expectations of what the Messiah will do when he comes, based on both the Tanakh and the Talmud.  Today, in Part 2, we will examine why Yeshua was not, and still isn’t, accepted as the Messiah by the majority…

Send Messiah a Thank You Card

Please remember to click on the SUBSCRIBE button in the right-hand margin, and if you prefer to watch a video, click on this link:                Watch the video. I was reading Dear Abby the other day and a Grandmother wrote that she is upset her teenage grandchildren never send…

What Does “Believe in Jesus” Really mean?

No video today, but please click on the SUBSCRIBE button in the right-hand margin to receive notification when I post again. As a Jewish man who accepts Yeshua (Jesus) as my Messiah, I have been told by nearly every other Jewish person I know who doesn’t accept him that if I “believe in Jesus” I am…

Why There Will Not be Peace in the Middle East

First the administrative stuff: please SUBSCRIBE in the right-hand margin, and if you prefer to watch a video click on this link: Watch the video. There will not be peace in the Middle East because God said it won’t happen. Genesis 16 recalls the story of the birth of Ishmael. It tells us Sarai (not…

The Holy Spirit is God’s Modem to Humans

If you prefer to watch a video, click on this link: Watch the video. I am a retired IT Professional, and a life-long Nerd of the First Order, so I tend to see things in a technological way. A Modem, as most of you already know, is a device that allows us to use the…