Category Archives: Gospel

Besorah, Good News, Gospel

Paul spoke of “my gospel” and said “I am not ashamed of the gospel.” Yeshua said “the gospel must be proclaimed to all nations.” Peter warned people who were “disobedient to the gospel of God.” What is the basic concept … Continue reading

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Messiah for the Greeks

My commentary of the day was on Acts 17:16-34. I thought it appropriate to our ongoing discussions here about Jews and non-Jews in Messiah. What did the apostles imagine the gospel would look like in non-Jewish cultures? To see more … Continue reading

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Lydia: A Lesson in Wealth

I write a daily commentary on the readings from Chumash (the five books of Torah) and the gospels. It is a sort of Messianic Jewish equivalent to the many fine Jewish services commenting online about the Chumash (perhaps the best … Continue reading

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PODCAST: Yeshua in Context – Resurrection Mystery

Perplexity. Remembrance. Mystery. Continuity. These four themes are what Luke emphasizes in his resurrection account. All four gospels agree that the empty tomb was discovered on the first day of the week, that Mary Magdalene and other women discovered it, … Continue reading

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Notes on the Shema, Daily D’var

I have an email service known as the Daily D’var with notes on the daily Torah (Chumash) readings and readings from the Gospels and Acts. A community of about 120 people receive them at present. If we pass 200, I’ll … Continue reading

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Did Yeshua Affirm His Messianic Identity at His Trial?

I have been enjoying the greatest personal renewal in my life in the past six months as I have immersed myself in the life of Yeshua the Messiah. Having decided to follow him twenty-three years ago while a college student, … Continue reading

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Expositing Acts 15: The Defining Chapter

A reader sent an email with a few questions, including this one: How do you address the word of Yaakov in Acts 15:19-21? To me, the implication is that these are the very basics…but as they learn about Moses (the … Continue reading

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