December 2013

Restoring the Gospel - Part 6

In our study thus far, we have seen how the Gospel — the Good News — of John the Immerser, Jesus, the Apostles (represented by Peter) and Paul are all in agreement as to its basic content. The Gospel first proclaimed by John pointed to a coming King who held judg­ment in his hands. Of him, John said,

Foundational Teachings of Messiah - Part 6

Therefore let us leave the elementary doctrine of Christ and go on to maturity, not laying again a foundation of repen­tance from dead works and of faith toward God, and of instruction about washings, the laying on of hands, the resurrection of the dead, and eternal judgment. (Hebrews 6:1–2)

Torn Garments, Wine Skins and Blotted Paper (Pt. 2)

In our previous edition of Dust of the Master, we made the observation that many times a Jewish text can help us better understand a teaching of Yeshua. We started by exploring the text of Mark 2:21-22. In this issue we will look at a traditional interpretation of this passage and then look at a few Jewish texts which will help us better understand Yeshua’s words in this instance.

Let’s first take a look at the traditional understanding of this passage. Here is a traditional interpretation pulled at random from an internet search:

Book Review of The Four Responsibilities of a Disciple

Morning Meditations site thumbnailJames Pyles over at Morning Meditations recently reviewed my book, The Four Responsibilities of a Disciple. His review is very positive and extremely thorough.

Emet HaTorah Enters the Amazon Marketplace

We have now entered the Amazon Marketplace with our first book, The Four Responsibilities of a Disciple (published September 3, 2013). This will help our resources be seen by thousands of people who would otherwise not be aware of them. In the next few days we hope to make available a Kindle version of our book as well, which can be purchased from the same location.