Because the white-haired boy hiding under the covers is gone. —————————————————————————————————————————————— Natasha Tracy is an award-winning writer, speaker and consultant from the Pacific Northwest.
Since 1983, Ive watched Messianic Judaism grow and considered myself and my congregation a part of it, even though we were never officially a member of either the MJA (Messianic Jewish Alliance), or the UMJC (Union of Messianic Jewish Congregations).
I (Avram Yehoshua) can also attest to the dietary laws being pushed aside at the 1990 UMJC regional conference in Glorietta, New Mexico (Dt. It was only a ruse to use, hoping that the Jewish person who didnt believe in Jesus would see that the Jewish believers were still Jewish, and be saved.
Sabbath and Passover were only deceptive tools in this charade.
(If he was ready to offer sacrifice, and Acts clearly shows us this (Greek text, NASB, etc.), then all the Law was still valid, not just the so called moral laws that both the Church and the Messianic Jewish leadership restrict themselves to.) There was nothing more emphatic that Paul could have done to dispel the vicious rumor and to show all that he still kept the Law of Moses (Acts ; see also, Acts 16:1, 3; ; 23:1-5; -18; 25:8; ; Rom. The Torah reality of the Apostles and early believers, both Jewish and Gentile, was quickly lost in the destruction of Jerusalem by the Roman Empire (70 A.
I remember playing video games, I remember playing on the lawn, I remember how he screamed when he broke his arm, I remember how thrilled he was when he got a remote-controlled car for Christmas, and I remember the way he used to twirl his hair around his finger so it was always in knots. And now he is an abusive, destructive force that no one can stand to be around lest they get pulled into convincing delusions and psychoses or have to fear his violent rage.
Being in the same room with him is like being hit repeatedly with a hard, blunt abject.
If we are called to walk in Gods Truth, how can we espouse pagan things, and perverse interpretations of Gods Word?
By ones very use of the kipa, they endorse it as holy and of God.
To my surprise, the Lord would not let me officially align myself with either group. At first, what I thought was poor theology on their part, concerning Torah for both Jew and Gentile, would change when the leaders saw the Light.