Tag Archive for: Messiah

Where is Messiah in the Hebrew Scriptures? Part I

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According to the New Testament, the resurrected Yeshua was walking on the road with two of his disciples on Resurrection Sunday (Easter), and they didn’t recognize him. They were depressed that their rabbi had just been executed. So Yeshua…

What Is Messianic Prophecy?

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Within the pages of the Bible are incredible predictions of a time filled with universal peace and love, a time where the world is no longer affected by racism and war, and a time where we are not bothered by taxes or bills. This is what God…

Why Do We Need a Messiah?

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All you have to do is flip through the latest news to see that all is not right in the world. The nature of news, of course, exaggerates the negative side of life to boost ratings. But this exaggeration cannot hide how corrupt this world has…

What Is the Relationship Between the Two Testaments?

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A Shabbat dinner in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil may be an odd place to start for this article, but that is where my wife and I recently met a new Israeli friend. Mutual friends connected us since we were both backpacking in South America and happened…

What Does Messiah Mean?

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When you start more about Jesus, you will almost certainly run across the term “Messiah.” Most of the time, this word will be used in reference to Jesus as a title or as a description of who he is. This word holds great value throughout…

What Does Isaiah 53 Have to Do with Jesus?

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Isaiah 53 is an amazing chapter filled with significant prophecies about the Messiah. This chapter 1) provides specific details of how Messiah would suffer and die to take away our sins, 2) describes Messiah’s rejection by His own people,…
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Was Jesus a Rabbi?

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Is there a single word that best sums up the life of Jesus? Many call him “the Savior” because he saves people from being alienated from God. Others call him “the Redeemer” for much the same reason. Perhaps the most common title used…

Who Was Jesus?

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“Jesus was Jewish… which makes sense, because he really loved his mother.” – Joan Rivers The answer to this question is so simple that a child can begin to grasp it and so complex that we could never plumb its deepest depths. What…

Is Jesus the Messiah of Israel?

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This is one of the most important questions you could ever ask yourself. If you are curious about Jesus and how he is relevant to you as a Jewish person, then you have come to the right place. Yes, we wholeheartedly believe that Yeshua (his…