Category Archives: Annelise

Devotion to a Distinct Personality by Annelise

Devotion to a Distinct Personality by Annelise Sometimes the worshipers of Jesus who want to share their beliefs with others try to separate three ideas, which actually can’t stand independently in this conversation. First, that there can be an ‘incarnation’ … Continue reading

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Annelise on Chanukah

Annelise on Chanukah Orthodox Judaism lets us know that God has shown us His face. It is true that we don’t look at any of the humans of history, or any other thing or experience in heaven and earth, as … Continue reading

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Annelise on the Trinity

Some people use the idea of a dance as a metaphor for the  ‘relationships within God’ that they believe exist. They see it as a dance where  all are one, stepping aside for each other, participating constantly in  movement, creating … Continue reading

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Annelise on “Mystery”

Many humans through history have prayed to our ‘Father in   heaven’. Knowing that we are His creation, we stand before Him like servant   before Master and like child before Father. When Jesus prayed, in the same   way, other people could see … Continue reading

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Annelise on The Torah Path

Annelise on The Torah Path   Much of the Christians’ expression of love for God and connection with Him is based on a sense of pathos: awe-filled compassion about the humility and suffering of the incarnation idea. This joins with … Continue reading

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A Parable – by Annelise

A family are walking on a dark and isolated street when a man walks in front of them and stops them. He says he is a police officer and asks them to get into his car. The mother demands to … Continue reading

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Annelise on Faith Structure

Some Jewish followers of Jesus believe that if the New Testament message is  not valid, then they have no other way of being sure that the Torah is from God.  If they found that Jesus’ teachings were false, they would … Continue reading

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Annelise on the Law of Life

Annelise on the Law of Life The faith and culture of Judaism have been called legalistic by some people, who feel that careful observance of details in rabbinic law detracts from the real spirit of the written Torah. Others believe … Continue reading

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Annelise on “Hypocrisy or Loyalty ?”

Annelise on “Hypocrisy or Loyalty ?” The claim that another human being is the only way to follow or worship God should never be taken lightly. But when someone chooses not to accept Jesus, well-meaning Christians often ask: “Would you … Continue reading

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Annelise on Amazing Grace

Annelise on Amazing Grace Annelise is a former Christian who now worships the God of Israel alone My family grew up singing songs of thankfulness and surrender to God for saving us from guilt and allowing us to live in … Continue reading

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