Advent is my favorite time of year because this is the one time that Christians read our Bible Hebraically, like the early church did. We open our Bible to the Old Testament and read it looking for God’s ancient promises and how they would finally come true in the Messianic age, in the coming of […]
Jesus’ Bold Messianic Claims (with Video!)
Yesterday I spoke on “Jesus’ Bold Messianic Claims” at a conference at Narkis Church in Jerusalem, Israel. You can watch the video below. My talk is about a half hour. (Note: The embedded video has now been fixed! – Sep. 1 2017) I share some of the story about how I got interested in the […]
The Messianic King … Your Thoughts?
The title “Christ” or “Messiah” refers to God’s “anointed one.” Overall, the prophetic imagery is that of a king, although prophets and priests were anointed too. (For more, see What does “Christ” Actually Mean?) In our modern world it’s hard to grasp what awe and worship kings inspired, and why Israel desired one so much. […]