Knut writes, "Today we speak of Judaism and Christianity as two separate and distinct religions. It is true that the Messianic movement challenges this distinction by reconciling faith in Yeshua with Jewish identity..."
"Some have wondered why, if Jesus’ life was a perfect sacrifice, Jesus didn’t die on Yom Kippur instead of Passover."
"John’s name in Hebrew is Yochanan, which means YHWH is gracious. John’s testimony of his cousin, the Son of God, whose grace brings salvation or circumcision of the heart to all who receive Him..."
"Having realized the magnitude of our debt, we can better appreciate God’s mercy. As those who have received such great mercy, it should be natural for us to forgive our own debtors whose debts are, according to Jesus’ parable, very small compared to what we have been forgiven."
Lea writes, "Not a few Messianic Jews in Israel today have encountered discrimination and injustice from individuals in society, the media, or the government. For this article, Israeli newspaper articles from 1979 until 2016 were analyzed with the focus on the depiction of believers in the media."
"As Messianic Jews, at Passover, we also remember the Exodus accomplished by the Messiah in Jerusalem at this Passover season, around 33 A.D."
"On the Mount of Olives, there is a small chapel built as a memorial to the time when Jesus wept over Jerusalem (Luke 19:41-44)...It is shaped like a teardrop to symbolize the tears Jesus shed."
"The storying approach is very personal, as it acknowledges the teaching ministry of the Holy Spirit through the power of the Word of God. Theology is embedded in every biblical story, and the Holy Spirit applies the truths most relevant to the life and heart needs of every hearer."
Caspari Center hosted a seminar on fundraising in the beginning of November. At the two-day seminar, 16 participants were introduced to key development topics to help their non-profit organizations achieve their funding goals. The seminar was led by Gerald H. Twombly, founder and executive director of Development Marketing Associates (DMA).
Today the Christians are the most persecuted group of people in the world. Although the numbers vary between 1000 and 10 000 martyrs per year there is no doubt that every day someone dies because of his or her faith in Jesus. Every day more than one of our brothers and our sisters pays the ultimate price of following Jesus.