The expression "maranatha" (I Corinthians 16:22, Revelation 22:20) is a cry of faith and prayer for the coming of the Lord, and is usually translated as "Come, Lord!" This is connected to the prayers "May Your kingdom come" (Matthew 6:11) and "Blessed is He who comes" (Matthew 23:39). Although [...]
Yeshua (Jesus) is described as the lion of the tribe of Judah. The image of the lion is one of strength and victory. It is the image of Messiah as a conquering king.Behold the lion of the tribe of Judah, the root of David, has overcome to open the scroll [...]
The birth of the Messiah should be the greatest Holy Day in Jewish history. The prophet Isaiah told us that the people of Israel would see a great light.The people who walked in darkness saw a great light and those who dwell in the land of the death-shadow, a light [...]
There is a short phrase in Psalm 118:26 that has taken on major significance both in the Jewish and Christian world...
Yeshua often referred to Himself as the "Son of Man," particularly in the gospel of Luke. The term "Son of Man" expresses the full range of the mystery of Messiah, from human to divine.
Is the Lord lifted up and glorious or is He lifted up and suffering? The answer of course is both. As we lift Him up, He will draw all men.
Today in Israel, as it was in the time of Yeshua, there is still an expectation that the Messiah will come to rule as king and bring world peace. The concept that the Messiah must come first to die (and only later rule) is very difficult for our people to grasp. However the ancient Israelite prophets prophesied the death of Messiah directly on three occasions.