Of Whom Does the Prophet Speak?

Mark RobinsonDownload article as PDF file Isaiah 53 is perhaps the pivotal chapter in the Jewish Bible in helping determine the identity of the Messiah and the work he would do. With the possible exception of the seventy weeks prophecy of Daniel 9:24-27, the grandeur...

JEWISH OBJECTIONS TO JESUS IN ISAIAH 53

K.G. SymesDownload article as PDF file Do you mean to tell me that Jewish people reject the teaching that the suffering servant in Isaiah 53 is the Messiah? To the young man’s question I replied: Yes, because the Christians used this passage to witness to Jewish folk...
VIRGIN BIRTH? REALLY?

VIRGIN BIRTH? REALLY?

by Kenneth G. SymesDownload article as PDF file Today, one of the most controversial subjects in Scripture is the issue of the virgin birth. The Jewish Rabbis, along with many Christian leaders, do not believe that Isaiah 7:10-16 teaches that the Messiah was to be...

Evidences for the Resurrection

Rev. Dan BergmanDownload article as PDF file There are scores of world religions, each one with its own claim of supremacy. All of these have some formula for forgiveness, peace, and ultimate deliverance from death. With this in mind, it is interesting to note that...

PASSOVER: Four Questions

by Mark RobinsonDownload article as PDF file The smiles on the faces of the Seder participants were indicative of the joy and pleasure present as the youngest child started reading the Four Questions. These questions would be answered in the narrative that follows in...

One God, or Three?

By Mark RobinsonDownload article as PDF file The class discussion had taken an interesting twist. I was in a program pursuing a master’s degree in Judaic Studies, and the professor was an orthodox Rabbi with an earned doctorate in Semitic languages. He was engaged in...

The Intermarriage Dilemma

by Mark and Cheryl RobinsonDownload as a PDF Danny and Sue Danny was from a religiously conservative Jewish background. He always identified strongly with his “Jewishness,” but since his Bar Mitzvah he followed little of the religious practices of his youth. Sue was...

Can you be Jewish and Christian?

By Mark RobinsonDownload article as PDF file “NO, YOU CAN’T!!!” “No, you can’t what?” “You know what I’m talking about, the question you’re asking on your sign. ‘Can you be Jewish and Christian?’ You can’t be both!” I feared the gentleman might have a stroke. His face...

Identifying the Messiah

By Mark RobinsonDownload article as PDF file “The Messiah is dead!”“The Messiah is dead!” As the word filtered throughout the community, denial was paramount in the minds of many of the believers. “It can’t be! Just yesterday we were greeting him with, ‘Long live our...