Messiah Magazine #19
Messiah Magazine #19
Spring 2018 (Feb 2018)
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.
In This Issue
Boaz Michael, founder and Director of First Fruits of Zion, tells us what we will find in this issue of Messiah Magazine.
This month we are introduced to Matt from Michigan and Shlomit from Colorado.
Connecting: Encounter Awesome Places in Israel
The Old City and the Hurva Synagogue are featured this month with beautiful pictures and interesting commentary.
The Highest Form of Worship
Boaz Michael explores the commandment to study the Torah and the Jewish idea that there is no greater way to worship God than to study his word.
The Stone the Builders Rejected
D. Thomas Lancaster digs deeply into the Scriptures that refer to builders and stones to explain the apostles' understanding of Yeshua as the "stone the builders rejected."
People Like Us - The HaTikva Project
This issue introduces the good work of Evan Levin and his wife to bring aid to Israelis in need.
Jeremiah Michael writes about the story behind the Purim holiday and some of the traditional ways to celebrate the miraculous preservation of God's people.
Kfar Darom Miracle
During Israel's struggle for independence, many communities were under relentless assault. Here is the story of one of them and how the members exhibited fearless resolve in the face of attack.
The Art of Selflessness
Toby Janicki talks about the cost of discipleship and what it really means to love God with all of our hearts, souls, and strength.
The Golden Rule
The common adage known as the "Golden Rule" has sometimes been used to boost the argument that the Torah has been canceled. Toby Janicki presents evidence that Jesus wasn't adding anything that wasn't already common thought in the Jewish community.
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