It’s a Midrash! – by Jim

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

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Trust – by Jim

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.

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Innocence of the Guilty

The most recent political election cycle in the U.S.A.

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The Ultimate Truth

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

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Christian Anti-Semitism – Is It Still Relevant? – by Jim

Christian Anti-Semitism – Is It Still Relevant? – by Jim   The question of Christian Jew-hatred comes up semi-frequently in discussions about Christianity.

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Dr. Brown’s Response to comment # 429

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

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Post Script to Responding to Distractions

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“Conversation” – a note from Jim

Dina, I know you are right that June comments here only infrequently.

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An Open Letter to a Closed Mind – by Jim

Bible 819 has been commenting on this blog for a while now.

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Oh How Tricky They Are!

Oh How Tricky They Are! My Jewish education was not what it should have been. Oh yes I went to Hebrew School from age 5 to my Bar Mitzvah.I was brought up an Orthodox Jew but I knew almost nothing as far as our Tanach was concerned.

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