It’s a Midrash! Because Jesus did not perform the function of the Messiah, the authors of the New Testament had difficulty demonstrating in what way Jesus could be the Messiah. They could not quote Messianic passages—at least not much—because the reader would realize that Jesus had not met the definition of the Messiah. Therefore, the authors of the NT would need to invent new functions of the Messiah, quoting and misquoting passages irrelevant to the definition of the Messiah in order to make it appear that Jesus fulfilled numerous prophecies
Is there any greater comfort than knowing that one can put his trust in HaShem rather than in a man? I cannot imagine one. Because we know that HaShem is without need and because we know that God created the world for our good, we can be certain that HaShem does not seek our destruction.
The most recent political election cycle in the U.S.A.
1000 Verses – a project of Judaism Resources The Ultimate Truth The prophets of the Jewish Scriptures taught us to look forward to the Messianic age. These prophets described the Messianic age as a time in which the ultimate truth is revealed to all. What is that ultimate truth
Christian Anti-Semitism – Is It Still Relevant? – by Jim The question of Christian Jew-hatred comes up semi-frequently in discussions about Christianity.
Rabbi Blumenthal, Here is my much-belated response to your post # 429 https://yourphariseefriend.wordpress.com/2013/02/15/post-429/ on an old thread https://yourphariseefriend.wordpress.com/2012/01/23/written-debate-with-dr-brown/ on the old Line of Fire website. I have included your post throughout in italics
Dina, I know you are right that June comments here only infrequently.
Bible 819 has been commenting on this blog for a while now.