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

jsperling's picture

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.

beemanlee's picture

Jesus Never renounce Judiaism, He used it!

One of the most important things Jesus did was to be found at the Holy Temple reading, teaching and pointing to G-d's way of living. He was teaching that the Law was for pointing to G-d. Jesus said, loving G-d was the first and most important thing anyone could do.

The only thing He spoke out about or condemned was the use of the Holy Temple as a place to make money from those who had very little. He also spoke of those who used the Temple for their own personal gain and called them "white washed tombs".

He said, "I come, to bring light unto the Nations".

He also spoke of the reason for His comming in a way that not all could understand. He even asked those who G-d had reveiled Jesus to, not to tell others until He had finished His work on earth.