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The Early Church Fathers, Anti-Semitism & Anti-Judaism, the Messianic Jewish Movement, and the Recovery of Truth

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Permit me to introduce myself. My name is Jimmy Sperling. I am a Messianic Jew residing in Sacramento, CA and attend a Messianic synagogue (Beth Yeshua Messianic Congregation). That means that I am a inheritor of two faith traditions. It also means that I hope to bring some rediscovered and recovered truth and light to speak truth about the intertwined history of Israel and the Ekklesia.

Only when we can tell the truth as both persecuted and persecutors will we find common ground.

Let me face one of the issues head-on. Do you want Jews in the Kingdom of God, or are your more interested in becoming a gentile Borg? (YOU WILL BE ASSIMILATED. RESISTANCE IS FUTILE.) Are you refusing to take the admonitions of Scripture to heart? It seems to me that the reason that the Brit Hadasha does not mention "Gentilizers" is that it would never occur to Rabbi Shaul even in his worst nightmares that gentiles who named the name of Yeshua would ever insist on turning his teachings on their head and requiring Jews who believe in Yeshua to renounce their culture and identity in order to believe.

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A Question of Law


For now I shall let my screen name of blackhawk suffice for my identification. I will further say that I am a Gentile by birth, who has been in-grafted into Israel by faith in Messiah Yeshua. I am also among those non-Jewish believers who keep the Torah, and it is this I wish to question about.
This thread has spoken of inheritance as children of Abraham. Now, a Jew by birth has inherited God's covenants but has not necessarily accepted them. I am more part of Israel than many secular Jews, for blood does one no good in matters of salvation.
My question is this: as heirs of Abraham, whether Jew or Gentile by blood, ought we to keep what is called the Mosaic Law, the Torah?