Savior or Son: Why Did He Come?

I wrote a teaching series (it is available through my website) on the differences between the Jewish and Christian expectations of the Messiah. One main difference is that in Judaism, the Messiah is seen as a national savior, whereas Christianity sees him as much more of a personal savior. If you prefer to watch a…

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…

Is Either Believing or Rejecting the Trinity a Sin?

I recently wrote a message about different ways that verses from the Bible are used, and misused, to prove one’s beliefs. I mentioned the belief in the Trinity as one of those “hot” topics where the same verses can be used to justify either side. When reviewing some of the comments I received, I began to…

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…

Parashah Vayeshev 2018 (And he dwelt) Genesis 37-40

  If you haven’t already clicked on the SUBSCRIBE button in the right-hand margin, please do so and you will be automatically notified when I post. Also, if you prefer to watch a video, click on this link: Watch the video. Jacob has now settled back in the land of his father, and we are…

If the Law is Done Away With, Then What is Left is Lawlessness.

If you prefer to watch a video, click on this link: Watch the video. PLEASE– don’t forget to SUBSCRIBE in the right-hand margin.   In the letter Shaul (Paul) wrote to the Colossians, he said: When you were dead in your trespasses and in the uncircumcision of your sinful nature, God made you alive with…

What Religions and Lying Have in Common

This is a simple post today, no video- just plain, old common sense backed up by the Bible. Before we start, though, if you haven’t subscribed please do so today because any day now I will be posting my new book deals and you don’t want to miss out on that. So, religion and lying:…

Yeshua and the Adulteress: A Prospective.

If you would prefer to see a video, click on this link: Watch the video. Don’t forget to Subscribe so you can get in on the deals when my newest book is released later this month.  Chapter 8 (verses 1-11) of the Gospel of John tells the story of the Pharisees and Torah teachers bringing…

Why I Post the Things I Post

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