60 Questions Christians Ask About Jewish Beliefs and by Michael L. Brown

By Michael L. Brown

"An valuable consultant from a relied on expert."—Lee StrobelWritten in a compelling, obtainable kind, this e-book solutions the most typical questions about Jewish humans and tradition, drawn from the regular circulate of queries Michael L. Brown's ministry gets each month.As a Messianic believer, Brown offers transparent solutions to questions like "Are there Jewish denominations?" and "Do the Jewish humans anticipate a literal Messiah?" The ebook additionally addresses Christians' questions about their very own courting to the previous testomony legislations, reminiscent of "Should Christians discover the Sabbath on Saturday?" and "Are Gentile Christians religious Jews?"

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I can remember meeting some Hasidic Jews in New York in the 1970s who informed me that the only sin their rebbe ever committed was causing his mother pain in childbirth, although they assured me that he had since taken care of that issue. [23] Other Hasidim I have met emphasized the great learning of their rebbe, while others pointed to their rebbe’s alleged supernatural knowledge of people, places and events (received, it is believed, by divine revelation). Not surprisingly, it is common to see pictures of a community’s rebbes (both past and present) prominently displayed in the homes of the Hasidim.

Scripture Orthodox: The Tanakh (what Christians call the Old Testament) is God’s perfect, inspired, authoritative Word, with the Torah occupying the highest level of authority. What God commands, to the extent it can be followed today, is required of all Jews. ) Reform: The Tanakh is an inspired yet imperfect human product, of special importance in moral and ethical matters. The Scriptures help shape our national identity and calling as Jews, but the Torah commands provide guidance rather than governance.

ISBN 978-1-4412-3439-1 Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data is on file at the Library of Congress, Washington, DC. Unless otherwise indicated, Scripture is taken from the HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®. NIV®. Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984 by International Bible Society. Used by permission of Zondervan. All rights reserved. com Scripture marked esv is taken from The Holy Bible, English Standard Version, copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a division of Good News Publishers.

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