What’s so Jewish about the Resurrection? Mark 15:2 “Are you the king of the Jews?” asked Pilate. “Yes, it is as you say,” Jesus replied. Matthew 27:33-38 They came to a place called Golgotha (which means The Place of the Skull). …And sitting down, they kept watch over him there. Above his head they placed the written charge against him: THIS IS JESUS, THE KING OF THE JEWS. Two robbers were crucified with him, one on his right and one on his left. THE KING OF THE JEWS WAS CRUCIFIED AND RESURRECTED Before the Resurrection!
What’s so Jewish about the Resurrection? Matthew 2:1-6 After Jesus was born in Bethlehem in Judea, during the time of King Herod, Magi from the east came to Jerusalem and asked, “Where is the one who has been born king of the Jews? We saw his star in the east and have come to worship him.” When King Herod ….he asked them where the Christ was to be born. “In Bethlehem in Judea,” they replied, “for this is what the prophet has written: “‘But you, Bethlehem, in the land of Judah, are by no means least among the rulers of Judah; for out of you will come a ruler who will be the shepherd of my people Israel.’” THE KING OF THE JEWS WAS CRUCIFIED AND RESURRECTED Before the Resurrection!
What’s so Jewish about the Resurrection? 2 Timothy 2:8 Remember Jesus Christ, raised from the dead, descended from David. This is my gospel, Acts 13:32-35 “We tell you the good news: What God promised our fathers he has fulfilled for us, their children, by raising up Jesus. As it is written in the second Psalm: “‘You are my Son; today I have become your Father.’ Jesus was the Son of David and the Son of the God of Israel After the Resurrection!
What’s so Jewish about the Resurrection? Jesus’ Birth Name was Yeshua in Hebrew which means Yahweh Saves As Messianic Jewish commentator Dr. David H. Stern says in reference to Matthew 1:21: Thus the Messiah’s name is explained on the basis of what he will do. Etymologically the name Yeshua is a contraction of the Hebrew name Y’hoshua (English "Joshua"), which means "YHVH saves." It is also the masculine form of the Hebrew word "yeshu‘ah," which means "salvation." Jesus born a Jew with a Hebrew name ! Before the Resurrection!
What’s so Jewish about the Resurrection? Luke 1:30-33 But the angel said to her, “Do not be afraid, Mary, you have found favor with God. You will be with child and give birth to a son, and you are to give him the name Jesus (Yeshua). He will be great and will be called the Son of the Most High. The Lord God will give him the throne of his father David, and … he will reign over the house of Jacob forever; his kingdom will never end.” Jesus was the Son of David and the Son of the God of Israel Before and After the Resurrection!
What’s so Jewish about the Resurrection? THE RESURRECTION FULFILLED JEWISH PROPHECY Isaiah 53:11-12 After the suffering of his soul, he will see the light of life and be satisfied; by his knowledge my righteous servant will justify many, and he will bear their iniquities. Therefore I will give him a portion among the great, and he will divide the spoils with the strong, because he poured out his life unto death, and was numbered with the transgressors. For he bore the sin of many, and made intercession for the transgressors. Before, During and After the Resurrection!
What’s so Jewish about the Resurrection? Isaiah 49:6 he says: “It is too small a thing for you to be my servant to restore the tribes of Jacob and bring back those of Israel I have kept. I will also make you a light for the Gentiles, that you may bring my salvation to the ends of the earth.” GOD CREATED JUDAISM TO BLESS ALL PEOPLES ON EARTH After the Resurrection!
What’s so Jewish about the Resurrection? Genesis 18:18-19 Abraham will surely become a great and powerful nation, and all nations on earth will be blessed through him. For I have chosen him, so that he will direct his children and his household after him to keep the way of the Lord by doing what is right and just, so that the Lord will bring about for Abraham what he has promised him.” GOD CREATED JUDAISM TO BLESS ALL PEOPLES ON EARTH After the Resurrection!
What’s so Jewish about the Resurrection? Matthew 5:17 “Do not think that I have come to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I have not come to abolish them but to fulfill them. Luke 24:44 He said to them, “This is what I told you while I was still with you: Everything must be fulfilled that is written about me in the Law of Moses, the Prophets and the Psalms.” Matthew 22:37-40 Jesus replied: “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’ This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second is like it: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ All the Law and the Prophets hang on these two commandments.” GOD CREATED JUDAISM TO BLESS ALL PEOPLES ON EARTH After the Resurrection!
What’s so Jewish about the Resurrection? GOD CREATED JUDAISM TO BLESS ALL PEOPLES ON EARTH Matthew 12:7-8 If you had known what these words mean, ‘I desire mercy, not sacrifice,’ you would not have condemned the innocent. For the Son of Man is Lord of the Sabbath.” 1 Corinthians 5:7-8 Get rid of the old yeast that you may be a new batch without yeast—as you really are. For Christ, our Passover lamb, has been sacrificed. Therefore let us keep the Festival, not with the old yeast, the yeast of malice and wickedness, but with bread without yeast, the bread of sincerity and truth.
What’s so Jewish about the Resurrection? Genesis 17:18 And Abraham said to God, “If only Ishmael might live under your blessing!” Genesis 17:19-27 Then God said, “Yes, but your wife Sarah will bear you a son, and you will call him Isaac. I will establish my covenant with him as an everlasting covenant for his descendants after him. And as for Ishmael, I have heard you: I will surely bless him; I will make him fruitful and will greatly increase his numbers. He will be the father of twelve rulers, and I will make him into a great nation. But my covenant I will establish with Isaac, whom Sarah will bear to you by this time next year.” When he had finished speaking with Abraham, God went up from him. GOD CREATED JUDAISM TO BLESS ALL PEOPLES ON EARTH
What’s so Jewish about the Resurrection? GOD CREATED JUDAISM TO BLESS ALL PEOPLES ON EARTH Genesis 22:15-18 The angel of the Lord called to Abraham from heaven a second time and said, “I swear by myself, declares the Lord, that because you have done this and have not withheld your son, your only son, I will surely bless you and make your descendants as numerous as the stars in the sky and as the sand on the seashore. …and through your offspring all nations on earth will be blessed, because you have obeyed me.” Genesis 25:5-11 Abraham left everything he owned to Isaac. His sons Isaac and Ishmael buried him in the cave of Machpelah
What’s so Jewish about the Resurrection? JUDAISM WAS ALWAYS ABOUT FAITH IN THE RESURRECTION Genesis 15:6 Abram believed the Lord, and he credited it to him as righteousness. Hebrews 11:17-19 By faith Abraham, when God tested him, offered Isaac as a sacrifice. He who had received the promises was about to sacrifice his one and only son, even though God had said to him, “It is through Isaac that your offspring will be reckoned.” Abraham reasoned that God could raise the dead, and figuratively speaking, he did receive Isaac back from death.
What’s so Jewish about the Resurrection? Deuteronomy 9:5 It is not because of your righteousness or your integrity that you are going in to take possession of their land; but on account of the wickedness of these nations, the Lord your God will drive them out before you, to accomplish what he swore to your fathers, to Abraham, Isaac and Jacob. GOD CREATED JUDAISM TO BLESS ALL PEOPLES ON EARTH
What’s so Jewish about the Resurrection? Ruth 1:16-18 “But Ruth replied, "Don't urge me to leave you or to turn back from you. Where you go I will go, and where you stay I will stay. Your people will be my people and your God my God. Where you die I will die, and there I will be buried. May the Lord deal with me, be it ever so severely, if anything but death separates you and me.” Ruth 4:13-14 So Boaz took Ruth and she became his wife...The women said to Naomi: “Praise be to the Lord, who this day has not left you without a kinsman-redeemer. Matthew 1:5-6 Boaz the father of Obed, whose mother was Ruth, Obed the father of Jesse, and Jesse the father of King David. GOD CREATED JUDAISM TO BLESS ALL PEOPLES ON EARTH
18 Paul’s Calling on the Church Romans 9:1-5 I speak the truth in Christ— I am not lying, my conscience confirms it in the Holy Spirit— I have great sorrow and unceasing anguish in my heart. For I could wish that I myself were cursed and cut off from Christ for the sake of my brothers, those of my own race, the people of Israel. Theirs is the adoption as sons; theirs the divine glory, the covenants, the receiving of the law, the temple worship and the promises. Theirs are the patriarchs, and from them is traced the human ancestry of Christ, who is God over all, forever praised! Amen. Romans 11:13-15 I am talking to you Gentiles. Inasmuch as I am the apostle to the Gentiles, I make much of my ministry in the hope that I may somehow arouse my own people to envy and save some of them. 1For if their rejection is the reconciliation of the world, what will their acceptance be but life from the dead?
What’s so Jewish about the Resurrection? GOD CREATED JUDAISM TO BLESS ALL PEOPLES ON EARTH Ephesians 5:31-32 “For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, and the two will become one flesh.” This is a profound mystery—but I am talking about Christ and the church. Ephesians 2:19-22 Consequently, you are no longer foreigners and aliens, but fellow citizens with God’s people and members of God’s household,
What’s so Jewish about the Resurrection? GOD CREATED JUDAISM TO BLESS ALL PEOPLES ON EARTH Ephesians 3:6 This mystery is that through the gospel the Gentiles are heirs together with Israel, members together of one body, and sharers together in the promise in Christ Jesus. (Yeshua HaMashiac) Ephesians 3:10 His intent was that now, through the church, the manifold wisdom of God should be made known…
What’s so Jewish about the Resurrection? John 4:21-26 Jesus declared, “Believe me, woman, a time is coming when you will worship the Father neither on this mountain nor in Jerusalem. You Samaritans worship what you do not know; we worship what we do know, for salvation is from the Jews. Yet a time is coming and has now come when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth, for they are the kind of worshipers the Father seeks.
What’s so Jewish about the Resurrection? Ephesians 2:14-18 For he himself is our peace, who has made the two one and has destroyed the barrier, the dividing wall of hostility, by abolishing in his flesh the law with its commandments and regulations. His purpose was to create in himself one new man out of the two, thus making peace, and in this one body to reconcile both of them to God through the cross, by which he put to death their hostility. He came and preached peace to you who were far away and peace to those who were near. For through him we both have access to the Father by one Spirit. Do we see peace this peace today?
What’s so Jewish about the Resurrection? He wrote first of the alienation of Jew and Gentile (2:11– 12) and then of their reconciliation by the blood of Christ (2:13–16). He showed how believing Gentiles had entered into the family of believing Israel by faith, so that there was, as a result, one people of God united in the one body of Christ. Hughes, R. B., Laney, J. C., & Hughes, R. B. 2001. Tyndale concise Bible commentary. Rev. ed. of: New Bible companion. 1990.; Includes index. The Tyndale reference library. Tyndale House Publishers: Wheaton, Ill. There should now be a marriage of Messianic Jews and the traditional Church to cherish the covenant blessings as one people.
When Jesus followed the Law of Moses to perfection did he do so in Grace or Legalistically by Works? Did Jesus sin by the following the Law of Moses or did he show us how to follow the Law of Moses as God intended? Philippians 3:4-9 4 though I myself have reasons for such confidence. If anyone else thinks he has reasons to put confidence in the flesh, I have more: circumcised on the eighth day, of the people of Israel, of the tribe of Benjamin, a Hebrew of Hebrews; in regard to the law, a Pharisee; as for zeal, persecuting the church; as for legalistic righteousness, faultless. But whatever was to my profit I now consider loss for the sake of Christ. 8 What is more, I consider everything a loss compared to the surpassing greatness of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord, for whose sake I have lost all things Galatians 5:6 For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision nor uncircumcision has any value. The only thing that counts is faith expressing itself through love.
Acts 24:12-16 My accusers did not find me arguing with anyone at the temple, or stirring up a crowd in the synagogues or anywhere else in the city. And they cannot prove to you the charges they are now making against me. 14 However, I admit that I worship the God of our fathers as a follower of the Way, which they call a sect. I believe everything that agrees with the Law and that is written in the Prophets, Romans 7:7-8 What shall we say, then? Is the law sin? Certainly not! Indeed I would not have known what sin was except through the law. For I would not have known what coveting really was if the law had not said, “Do not covet.” 8 But sin, seizing the opportunity afforded by the commandment, produced in me every kind of covetous desire. For apart from law, sin is dead. Romans 7:12 So then, the law is holy, and the commandment is holy, righteous and good. Galatians 3:23-25 Before this faith came, we were held prisoners by the law, locked up until faith should be revealed. So the law was put in charge to lead us to Christ that we might be justified by faith. Now that faith has come, we are no longer under the supervision of the law.
Galatians 3:23-25 Before this faith came, we were held prisoners by the law, locked up until faith should be revealed. So the law was put in charge to lead us to Christ that we might be justified by faith. 25 Now that faith has come, we are no longer under the supervision of the law. 1 Corinthians 14:33-34 For God is not a God of disorder but of peace. As in all the congregations of the saints, women should remain silent in the churches. They are not allowed to speak, but must be in submission, as the Law says. 1 Timothy 1:8-11 We know that the law is good if one uses it properly. We also know that law is made not for the righteous but for lawbreakers and rebels, the ungodly and sinful, the unholy and irreligious; for those who kill their fathers or mothers, for murderers, for adulterers and perverts, for slave traders and liars and perjurers—and for whatever else is contrary to the sound doctrine that conforms to the glorious gospel of the blessed God, which he entrusted to me.
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