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  • "He was a good rabbi. He taught everyone to be nice to one another."
  • "He was a good Jew, but Paul made him into a god for the Gentiles."
  • "He got in trouble with the authorities and became a political martyr."

One thing is certain; after two thousand years, Jesus of Nazareth is still as controversial in the Jewish community as he was in the first century. Still, most hold to the traditional bottom line that whatever he was, he wasn't the expected Messiah.

Jews for Jesus begs to differ. We believe that Jesus was, and still is, who he claimed to be-the Messiah of Israel and of all nations. In this section, we present you with arguments for his Messiahship and respond to objections that you may have heard or raised. In this way, we join with those first-century Jews and Gentiles who found Jesus-in Hebrew, Y'shua-to be "the way, the truth, and the life."

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+2 # N.Vincent de Paul 2014-01-03 18:31
Hello brothers and sisters in Jesus! Even though i'm not as intelligent as people can think, i believe that Jesus is the real Messiah and our savior regardless to any contradictions. I thank the Jewish who trust in him because most of them didn't. But whether they believe in him or not, the most important is mutual respect between those who believe in him and those who doesn't. I encourage all the followers of Jesus Christ to be the light for the others as Jesus said. We have to live the way Jesus wants us to live and the holly spirit will help us. Let us be stronger in Jesus and make all the world know him through want we say and do in our every day life! May God bless you all!!
From NTIHINYURWA Vincent de paul
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0 # Michael Patterson 2013-12-23 07:34
Jesus is Adonai Elohim.
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-2 # Pieter 2013-12-01 16:06
A Messianic Jew recently gave me a most valued book called "A Messianic Jewish Siddur for Shabat" and I am reading it to get insight into Jewish ways.

I am a Gentile who had grown up in a very regimental Calvinist religion devoid of Grace. Therefore, when I finally started understanding Grace, I suddenly saw how much in bondage some Christians are, yoked under the law and not liberated by Yeshua. Like Paul said in Galatians 4, I fear that some are lost because of this.

Also, I have been excommunicated and even persecuted because I believe there is no trinity but that YHWH is ONE, not a "committee" at all. I find the word "godhead" repulsive and bordering upon blasphemy.

Yeshua is both Son and Father, in His various offices or capacities, as we also see in John 1 and Philippians 2.
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-1 # Vincent 2013-12-03 07:55
YOU are absolutely blaspheming.

You simply don't understand the trinity.
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0 # damien 2014-03-11 23:38
Quoting Vincent:
YOU are absolutely blaspheming.

You simply don't understand the trinity.



You are my witnesses," declares the LORD, "and my servant whom I have chosen, so that you may know and believe me and understand that I am he. Before me no god was formed, nor will there be one after me.
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-2 # PETER 2013-09-27 16:31
well the jews i know should take a leaf out of this book then.
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-2 # Tim 2013-07-19 01:45
I view Yeshua not as "the" son of God, but as the first born son. I think he sees humanity as his younger sisters and brothers. He is the Messiah, awaiting the moment of God's call. When he returns, it won't be to prove Judaism and Christianity right or wrong. It'll be for war against the Satanic forces that govern the earth.
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0 # George 2013-12-23 07:39
Well said, Tim....I thoroughly concur with this.
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0 # damien 2014-03-11 23:42
Quoting Tim:
I view Yeshua not as "the" son of God, but as the first born son. I think he sees humanity as his younger sisters and brothers. He is the Messiah, awaiting the moment of God's call. When he returns, it won't be to prove Judaism and Christianity right or wrong. It'll be for war against the Satanic forces that govern the earth.



Beloved, while I was making every effort to write you about our common salvation, I felt the necessity to write to you appealing that you contend earnestly for THE faith which was once for all handed down to the saints.(not many faiths)
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-1 # Brian F. Houle 2013-03-03 21:46
John 14:9...James and John asked Jesus to sit one at his right one at his left in the kingdom. But Jesus said; that has been predestined by Father from the beginning. Jesus is the right hand of God, Michael the left hand of God. Without the atonement Jesus has provided not even Michael is saved. Jesus is Michael's God and King, for there is no other. Michael comes (Ro 11:26 )to make all Gods enemies a footstool for His feet and to restore Israel to God, in “ Jesus Christ” Jesus is the Vine and Root ! Michael is the branch, even the very Branch. When He appears then Israel will say; “this is the one we have waited for” …“but who can stand when He appears”. Once all things have been brought to subjection, Michael bows before His King and relinquishes His authority to Jesus who gave Him His authority, thus handing the Kingdom over to God His Father that God may be All in all.
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0 # damien 2014-03-11 23:44
Quoting Brian F. Houle:
John 14:9...James and John asked Jesus to sit one at his right one at his left in the kingdom. But Jesus said; that has been predestined by Father from the beginning. Jesus is the right hand of God, Michael the left hand of God. Without the atonement Jesus has provided not even Michael is saved. Jesus is Michael's God and King, for there is no other. Michael comes (Ro 11:26 )to make all Gods enemies a footstool for His feet and to restore Israel to God, in “ Jesus Christ” Jesus is the Vine and Root ! Michael is the branch, even the very Branch. When He appears then Israel will say; “this is the one we have waited for” …“but who can stand when He appears”. Once all things have been brought to subjection, Michael bows before His King and relinquishes His authority to Jesus who gave Him His authority, thus handing the Kingdom over to God His Father that God may be All in all.


Jehovahs witness??
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+12 # Charles Polanco 2012-11-30 15:26
Jesus is Lord. Yeshua the Meshiac is coming soon. Even if our us government hates God, Jesus, and Israel, I will stand strong because I owe my life to Jesus Christ. I support Yeshua and Israel to the end.
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-3 # Edward Youssef 2012-07-29 11:14
[But JESUS accepted the declaration of Peter that HE IS THE MESSIAH THE SON OF THE LIVING GOD>
quote name="Semachiah benYacov"]Shalom,
Y'shua was The CHRIST but NOT The MESSIAH! However, when He returns He will be The MESSIAH.
As The CHRIST He personally fulfilled the first three feasts of The LORD and asked The FATHER to send The HOLY SPIRIT to fulfill the fourth, which HE did.
When He returns He will be The MESSIAH and will then fulfill the final three feasts.
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-8 # Semachiah benYacov 2012-04-26 14:55
Shalom,
Y'shua was The CHRIST but NOT The MESSIAH! However, when He returns He will be The MESSIAH.
As The CHRIST He personally fulfilled the first three feasts of The LORD and asked The FATHER to send The HOLY SPIRIT to fulfill the fourth, which HE did.
When He returns He will be The MESSIAH and will then fulfill the final three feasts.
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0 # Ken 2013-03-03 04:45
First off, I would like to point out that "Christ" is the English rendering of the Greek word "Xristos", which itself is a literal translation of the Hebrew "Mashiach" (note: variant spellings exist); all three words mean precisely the same thing.
I think the "first three feasts" you're referring to are actually the first three "cups" of the Passover Feast--Sanctificatio n, Blessing, Redemption (which we drink "in remembrance of [Him])--although you're numbers are a bit off, you are correct that Christ will fulfill the fourth "cup" (Acceptance or Salvation) when He "drink(s) this cup anew in my father's kingdom".
The writers of the New Testament assert that Christ will return. Until then, he has sent the Holy Spirit. One of the Spirit's roles is to fulfill the Law in believers, in conjunction with Messiah's substitutionary sacrifice.
Christians hold that the rabbinical assumptions about Messiah's earthly, military conquest is incorrect. His conquest is spiritual.
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-1 # Sharmon 2013-05-19 04:47
Brother,

Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God. The Messiah has came and gone. You're right it is soon to be over. Trust you find in the Law of Christ the truth of God. Peace and blessing.
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