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  1. The Acts of the Emissaries

    The Acts of the Emissaries

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    First Century C.E./A.D. Messianic Jewish Believers in the Messiah Yeshua (Jesus) turned the world upside down. This is so potently portrayed in author Luke’s 18,374 words that the book has come to be known as The Acts of the Apostles (Emissaries). Luke was a physician, a careful historian, and showed a deep knowledge about Jewish laws and customs in the land of Israel and the Temple. His recording of the Spirit-filled birth and explosive growth of Messianic Judaism is divided in half: chapters 1-12 focus on Kefa (Peter) in Jewish regions, while chapters 13-28 concern themselves with Sha’ul (Paul) in largely Gentile regions. The known world of the First Century was not turned upside down because Yeshua-followers all believed the same thing. The inclusion of Gentiles in the plan of God and how both Jewish and Gentile Believers were to work out questions of their identity and relationship to one another in a pagan world — with opposing claims from both Jewish and Roman leadership — sparked much debate, conflict, and controversy about faith and practice. Even amidst imprisonments, rioting and personality conflicts, Dr. Luke details the influence of Ruach Hakodesh (the Holy Spirit) in all of this. In short, the faith of these early Yeshua-followers was demonstrated daily in tangible, practical ways. They fed the hungry, healed the sick, clothed the naked, invited strangers into their homes, visited prisoners, etc… Truly, when the world around them looked closely at those who said they believed the claims to deity and of messiahship from an obscure Jewish teacher from a backwater of the empire, their lives were different. The declaration of their faith wasn’t solely with words but with actions. The “Good News” was something which could be seen, felt and experienced … and the world had never seen anything like it. So radically different were those who followed this Yeshua, this Messiah (“Christ,”) that they were called the “Christ-like Ones,” or “Christians.” In the First Century, this word was understood in a biblical/Jewish context. Thus, for a Jew or Gentile to be called a Christian was connecting oneself very specifically to an active Jewish faith which recognized Yeshua as the promised/prophesied Messiah and Savior/Redeemer for Israel and the nations. Unfortunately, by the Third Century, the word Christian had completely lost its original Jewish understanding or context. Even today, the word Christian, though an endearing title to many, carries a hugely negative connotation for those of Hebrew descent and no longer effectively defines Jewish followers of Yeshua, who much prefer to be regarded as Messianic Jews. For over 40 years, Believers of Jewish descent in the Messiah have been congregating in hundreds of communities worldwide in response to the call of Ruach Hakodesh, believing it’s time to set the record straight concerning the Jewish Messiah. This book consists of a collection of my Shabbat (Sabbath) sermons based on the Book of Acts prepared and delivered to my faith community, Tree of Life, a Messianic Jewish congregation in San Diego, California several years ago. I do not consider this work by any means to be a complete exegetical commentary or a comprehensive academic analysis. Instead, this is a compilation of practical messages whose intended audience is Messianic Believers (Jewish or otherwise), and anyone curious about a Messianic Jewish perspective on Acts. Learn More
  2. The Children of God

    The Children of God

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  3. Messianic Jewish Orthodoxy  The Essence of Our Faith, History and Best Practices  Dr. Jeffrey Seif

    Messianic Jewish Orthodoxy The Essence of Our Faith, History and Best Practices Dr. Jeffrey Seif

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    A work from the moderate, conservative center of the Messianic Jewish revival. This book speaks to the interests that group and the Church have in Jews, Israel and eschatology, with a need for a more balanced consideration of faith, theology and practice - from Jewish perspectives. Learn More

  4. Is Christ Really The End of the Law? Drs. Jeffrey and Barri Cae Seif

    Is Christ Really The End of the Law? Drs. Jeffrey and Barri Cae Seif

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    As you shall see, there are few Pauline statements more controversial and challenging than Romans 10:4, specifically the meaning of the word τέλοςtelos. 

    The verse has traditionally been rendered, “For Christ is the end of the Law for righteousness to everyone who believes.” Some say, “For the goal at which the Torah aims is the Messiah.” Others prefer new beginning. Still others offer, “For Messiah is the end of the Torah, that everyone who has faith may be justified” or “Messiah is the culmination of the Torah so that there may be righteousness for everyone believes.” 

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  5. Lifted Up - Between a Pharisee & a Thief

    Lifted Up - Between a Pharisee & a Thief

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    A parallel verse-by-verse commentary on the Gospel of John from two very different perspectives and addressing two very different audiences: a Messianic Jewish Rabbi speaking to his home congregation, and a convicted felon - a Gentile - teaching a class of brand-new converts ... as a prisoner himself. The Gospel of John contains some of the Bible's best-known verses ("For God so loved the world ...") yet also some of its most profound truths. "Lifted Up" challenges conventional views of the Gospel while highlighting the power of God not only to bring His own Chosen People to faith, but also to transform lives shattered by rebellion, addiction and sin. It is a volume not to be missed by the sincere follower of the First-Century Jewish Rabbi most of us call Jesus, whose Hebrew name is Yeshua. Learn More
  6. Voices of Messianic Judaism

    Voices of Messianic Judaism

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