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Messiah Magazine #24
Spring 2021 (May 2021)HTML Format
The First Pentecost
Fifteen hundred years before Acts 2, an earth-shaking event forever marked the significance of the day of Pentecost.
The Day We Said “I Do”
Shavu’ot is the anniversary of the most magnificent wedding ceremony in history: the marriage of God to his people, Israel.
Is Something Missing?
Church attendance is down. Youth are disaffected. Have we missed a critical component in our local ministries?
Messiah Magazine #23
Spring 2019 (Mar 2019)HTML Format
Behold the Man!
The Story of Jesus' trial and crucifixion.
Discover the origin of a meaningful new Passover tradition.
The miraculous story of the ingathering of Israel's exiles.
Messiah Magazine #22
Winter 2018 (Dec 2018)HTML Format
The Most Tragic Mistake
Boaz Michael elaborates on the terrible mistake the church made in its early years of forgetting that Jesus is Jewish.
A Holiday for Trees
Learn about Tu Bishvat and the traditional Jewish practice honored today, centered on the environment.
Pray for Rain in Israel
The shortage of natural water is the worst that has been measured in about one hundred years.
Messiah Magazine #21
Fall 2018 (Sep 2018)HTML Format
Where Disciples Learn
The story behind First Fruits of Zion’s new Torah Club launch.
Sheep and Goats
The High Holidays in Yeshua’s parable of the Sheep and the Goats.
Miracle at El Alamein
The story of the WWII battle that saved the Jews of Palestine.
Messiah Magazine #20
Summer 2018 (May 2018)HTML Format
Israel Turns 70
“…Shall a land be born in one day? Shall a nation be brought forth in one moment?”
Miracle in Galilee
How could the poorly armed people of Degania be expected to defend themselves against tanks?
Not all religious Jews were in favor of Zionism or the formation of the State of Israel.
Messiah Magazine #19
Spring 2018 (Feb 2018)HTML Format
Study as Worship
In Judaism, the highest form of worship is to study the Torah
The Top Cornerstone
How the stumbling stone the builders rejected becomes the chief cornerstone.
Ministry of Hope
How one charitable ministry in Israel has brought Messiah’s love to Israelis.
Messiah Magazine #18
Fall 2017 (Nov 2017)HTML Format
The Word from Zion
The Bram Center in Jerusalem endeavors to be a hub for Messianic Judaism in Israel.
The Six-Day War and Shavu’ot 1967 sent a spiritual shock wave around the world.
A Great Miracle
Learn the history and traditions associated with the festival of Hanukkah.
Messiah Magazine #17
Summer 2017 (Aug 2017)HTML Format
Pauline Rose's Flag
How one Messianic Jewish woman’s Israeli flag became a symbol of redemption.
Fish out of Water
A Messianic Gentile at work in Jerusalem’s new aquarium is making news.
Miracle at the UN
The story of how the United Nations fulfilled biblical prophecy.
Messiah Magazine #16
Spring 2017 (Apr 2017)HTML Format
Jerusalem’s Jubilee Year
The liberation of Jerusalem and the miracle of the Six-Day War fifty years ago.
FFOZ Turns 25
Jerusalem’s Jubilee year marks twenty-five years of FFOZ. Take a trip with us down memory lane.
“A sign on your hand … between your eyes … on the doorposts of your house.”
Messiah Magazine #15
Winter 2017 (Feb 2017)HTML Format
Three religions, Islam, Judaism, Christianity. Three different holy days, but only one Sabbath.
Jesus and the Pharisees had more in common than you might imagine. You might be surprised.
Smoking Hot Music
The inside scoop on the big, bold Middle Eastern sound of MIQEDEM, a new Israeli Messianic band.
Messiah Magazine #14
Fall 2016 (Oct 2016)HTML Format
God’s blessings rest on only one nation—but ultimately extend to all peoples and nations.
When Jesus left Nazareth, not everyone was happy about it, least of all his own immediate family.
Building fake worlds on electronic social platforms has left us lonely. Take a challenge to leave it behind.
Messiah Magazine #13
Summer 2016 (Jul 2016)HTML Format
War in Jerusalem
Messianic Jewish Yeshua follower, Pauline Rose, shares her life stories about the 1948 war in Jerusalem
Miracles of Israel
Boaz Michael speaks of God’s covenant relationship with the land of Israel
A Soul Refreshed
Be encouraged and challenged to disconnect from the world one day each week
Messiah Magazine #12
Spring 2016 (Mar 2016)HTML Format
Tradition and Law
Considering the sages of Yavneh and their biblical responsibility to adjudicate the Torah
Toby Janicki takes a look at what Yeshua and the Gospels have to say about true discipleship
Jeremiah Michael provides historical context and guides us into the study of the Talmud
Messiah Magazine #11
Winter 2015 (Nov 2015)HTML Format
Least and Greatest
Understand Yeshua’s words about John in Matthew 11 by considering their original Hebrew context.
Days of Fasting
Tikvah Michael shares helpful ideas for your family as you fast during times of remembrance.
Fun for kids! Solve a mystery and learn about the trees of the Bible in a crossword puzzle.
Messiah Magazine #10
Fall 2015 (Sep 2015)HTML Format
A Sukkot Story
D. Thomas Lancaster brings the Water Pouring Ceremony of Sukkot to life.
The Mishnah reveals that the sages of Yeshua’s time based their teachings on the biblical texts.
Jacob Fronczak takes a fresh look at God’s covenant relationship with Israel.
Messiah Magazine #9
Spring 2015 (May 2015)HTML Format
Interviews, discussions, and reflections on the experiences of visitors coming to Israel.
Boaz Michael provides visual tours of places in Israel that most tourists never have the chance to see.
People Like Us
Stories of Israeli believers in Yeshua and how Messianic Judaism is making an impact in the land.
Messiah Magazine #8
Winter 2015 (Jan 2015)HTML Format
Practical advice for readers—this issue shares a tidbit on speaking words of life to our children.
An examination of the real gospel message, the kingdom of heaven, and the good news.
Explore the northern regions of the Land with Shayna Michael and discover a spiritual gateway.
Messiah Magazine #7
Fall 2014 (Oct 2014)HTML Format
A look at how the “law versus grace” paradigm can stunt spiritual growth and limit our mastery over sin.
Reflections on God’s faithfulness and the dedication we can rekindle in our families during this season.
The words of the prophet Zechariah are literally coming to pass today as the Nation of Israel is inhabited.
Messiah Magazine #6
Summer 2014 (Jul 2014)HTML Format
In the Wilderness
The Negev: Israel’s desert region— consider the ancient promises made and their fulfillment today.
A short study on Yeshua’s sorrowful cry, “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?”
Siege of Jerusalem
Read the first chapter in Pauline Rose’s eyewitness account of events in Jerusalem during 1948.
Messiah Magazine #5
Spring 2014 (Apr 2014)HTML Format
What did Jesus mean when he instructed his disciples to “shake the dust from your feet”?
Jerusalem of Gold
Discover the Holy City of Jerusalem and learn about her name and her history.
Before the Church
Did the first disciples adopt any new customs or innovations distinct from Judaism?
Messiah Magazine #4
Winter 2014 (Jan 2014)HTML Format
Dig deeper into the end times and the role of Israel in the salvation of the nations.
Why did this sinless man need to undergo a baptism of repentance?
Turn the Other Cheek
Is it a godly thing not to resist one who is evil and defend yourself?
Messiah Magazine #3
Summer 2013 (Aug 2013)HTML Format
Learn about the name of the Messiah, the name above all names.
John & the Bandit
One apostle’s heroic attempt to rescue a lost soul from a life of sin.
Do you find it difficult to tell others about your faith? You’re not alone.
Messiah Magazine #2
Spring 2013 (Mar 2013)HTML Format
The Last Seder
Jesus’ last meal with his disciples, as seen through Jewish eyes.
The Passover Cup
The meaning behind Jesus’ cryptic saying “…this is my blood…” revealed.
Israel in Prophecy
An examination of Israel’s prophetic role and her redemptive calling.
Messiah Magazine #1
Winter 2012 (Nov 2012)HTML Format
The “Good News”
Understanding “the gospel” in its original historic context.
Winter in Jerusalem
Hebrew insight about a winter festival that predates the birth of Jesus.
Birth of the King
A Jewish reading of one of the most well-loved stories in the Bible.