My Search For The Truth: Part 13

13: Judaism Part 13 of 17. I had begun to feel that the Torah was where the answers were at. A few well-timed Jewish documentaries on the History Channel added to my growing doubt about Jesus being the real Messiah. Along came a young man on Facebook who seemed to smell my moment of weakness and pounce on it with a website written solely to bring Christians to the correct understanding about Jesus – which was, of course, completely different to the one they all currently had. He showed me verses in the Prophets that the Christians had deliberately mis-translated to make Jesus appear more like the Messiah. For example Isaiah 7:14 “A … [Read more...]

Which Came First: New Testament or the Church?

by Fr. James Bernstein A convert to Christianity from Judaism, Fr. James was a teenage chess champion whose dramatic conversion experience at the age of 16 led him to Christianity, and is also one of the founders of Jews For Jesus. His journey led him directly to the Orthodox Christian faith, and his journey is recounted in his book "Surprised By Christ," the story of a man searching for the truth and unable to rest until he finds it. He is the priest at St. Paul Church in Brier, WA. As a Jewish convert to Christ via evangelical Protestantism, I naturally wanted to know God better through the reading of the Scriptures. In fact, it had … [Read more...]