ISAIAH 9:1-7: THE GOD-CHILD IS BORN!

The following is taken from The Moody Handbook of Messianic Prophecies: Studies and Expositions of the Messiah in the Old Testament, eds. Michael Rydelnik & Edwin Blum, published by Moody Publishers, Chicago, IL 2019, pp. 831-843. All emphasis will be mine. Isaiah 9:1-7 The Deity of Messiah EDWARD E. HINDSON The messianic trajectory of the prophet Isaiah […]

JESUS THE ETERNAL CREATOR AND SUSTAINER

According to the Apostle John, Jesus is the Word whom God employed to create and give life to all creation, being the Source of light who grants enlightenment to every man: “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things […]

THE MUSLIM CHALLENGE REFUTED: WHERE DID JESUS SAY HE IS GOD?

In this post I am going to help Christians address and refute the challenge of Muslims to show a single verse in the Holy Bible where Jesus explicitly stated that he was God or demanded to be worshiped in those exact words. EQUAL WEIGHTS AND MEASURES To begin with, Muslims must apply their demand consistently […]

Jesus and the Mysteries of Kabbalah

by Jews for Jesus February 09 2010 God as a trinity? No way!” “We Jews don’t believe in the idea of a divine incarnation!” “And we don’t believe in vicarious atonement!” “A New Testament?! Are you meshugge?!“ For many Jewish people, these statements are givens. Or are they? Kabbalah’s Intersection with Yeshua Over the last several decades, the Jewish spiritual […]

Revelation 3:14: Jesus the Arche of Creation

“To the angel of the church in Laodicea write: The Amen, the faithful and true Witness, the Beginning of the creation of God, says this:” By James Stewart Delling in Kittel’s Theological Dictionary Of The New Testament on page 479 made an important statement that needs to be kept in mind while looking at occurrences of ARCHE, “ARCHE always signifies […]

JESUS: THE GOD OF ISRAEL HAS COME

The Hebrew Bible testifies that Jehovah alone is the incomparable God in heaven and on earth: “You were shown these things so that you might know that the Lord is God; besides him there is no other… Acknowledge and take to heart this day that the Lord is God in heaven above and on the earth below. There is […]

PROVERBS 30:4: THE INCOMPREHENSIBLE SON

The following is taken from The Moody Handbook of Messianic Prophecies: Studies and Expositions of the Messiah in the Old Testament, eds. Michael Rydelnik & Edwin Blum, published by Moody Publishers, Chicago, IL 2019, pp. 747-756. All emphasis will be mine. Proverbs 30:4 The Riddle of the Son EVA RYDELNIK The identity of the Messiah revealed by […]

MUHAMMAD PLAGIARIZES JESUS’ WORDS

In this short post I will share three cases where Muhammad took and twisted the words of the Lord Jesus to make it fit with his theology. FIRST EXAMPLE “In this manner, therefore, pray: Our Father in heaven, Hallowed be Your name. Your kingdom come. Your will be done On earth as it is in […]

MESSIANIC PROPHECIES SERIES PT. 3

There are two passages in the Hebrew Bible which speak of God doing something amazingly miraculous during the second Temple. The first comes from the book of Haggai: “In the seventh [month], on the twenty-first of the month, the word of the Lord came through Haggai the prophet, saying: Say now to Zerubbabel the son […]

RABBINIC JUDAISM ON THE TIME OF MESSIAH’S APPEARANCE

In this post I will quote some of the statements of Jewish rabbis who, on the basis of texts such as Daniel 9:24-27, believed that the Messiah was supposed to show up right around the same time that Jesus appeared on the scene claiming to be the Messiah of Israel. Note, for instance, what the […]