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Resonance

Resonance – Psalm 119:54 Christians see the Jewish Scripture as a music sheet of an exquisite song. The point of the Christian song is Jesus but the harmony reverberates in the Christian’s ear from every page of the book. Then … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to a Closed Mind – by Jim

Originally posted on 1000 Verses – a project of Judaism Resources:
Bible 819 has been commenting on this blog for a while now. He/She has not engaged in dialogue, but has been preaching with his/her ears closed. Here is one of…

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Who is the Messiah? – excerpt from Covenant Nation

Who is the Messiah? Boyarin wraps up his arguments by telling his readers that the followers of Jesus did not “invent” the idea of a divine savior, but rather that they drew this idea from the well-springs of Jewish thought … Continue reading

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Does Judaism Stand for Anything?

Does Judaism Stand for Anything? The shots that rang out in the Tree of Life Synagogue this past Saturday wounded the entire global Jewish community. Precious lives were taken and families were shattered at the hands of an evil hater … Continue reading

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Idolatry

Idolatry The prohibition against idolatry tells us not to open our hearts in total submission to anyone but the Author of all existence and the One who holds our breath in His hand (Daniel 5:23). But there is so much … Continue reading

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Connect or Disconnect? Text or Agenda?

Connect or Disconnect? Text or Agenda? This article is a continuation of my response to Dr. Brown’s article – https://askdrbrown.org/library/how-rabbi-blumenthal-missed-forest-trees-%E2%80%93-part-3 In his latest effort to substantiate his position from the words of Isaiah, Dr. Brown shares his methods of Scriptural interpretation. … Continue reading

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The Doctoral Candidate – a parable by Jim

Originally posted on 1000 Verses – a project of Judaism Resources:
The Christian claim is that the resurrection is proof of Jesus’ messiahship. However, it cannot be a proof in any sense, because there is no proof of the resurrection itself,…

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