The Messianic Way


The Law and the Spirit

The Law and Sin The Law reveals sin. Romans 7:7 Life Through the Spirit The Spirit ‘removes’ sin. Romans 8:1-4 Life Through the Spirit 1 Therefore, there is now no condemnation for those who … Continue reading

April 1, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Purpose of the Torah

If keeping the Torah did not bring righteousness or life then what was it’s purpose? First, The commands the LORD gave Moses to teach the children of Israel related to … Continue reading

February 16, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Power of the Cross ~ Is the Message of God an offense to the Law?

The message of the cross is the power of God to save.  As proved to us through the resurrection of Christ, and the free gift of the Spirit upon all … Continue reading

February 8, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Torah of the Spirit

Messiah’s spoken words are the Torah of the Spirit. The Torah of the Spirit is the Torah of Messiah. Yeshua spoke the words of God by the Spirit of God … Continue reading

February 4, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Torah of Messiah

Is the Torah Yeshua spoke the same as the Torah given Moses? The words Yeshua spoke were the Father’s words. But does that imply that the words Yeshua spoke were … Continue reading

January 12, 2018 · Leave a comment

When your Torah observance falls short

Many people within the Messianic faith focus on a persons acceptance, accommodation and commitment to observing the Torah given Israel. And many struggle with how, when, where, who, why….  in relation to … Continue reading

November 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Promises made to Abraham

This is what I saw said; The promise given to Abraham comes through Israel, so when the promise is offered to the nations, the Torah observant Gentiles think they have to go through … Continue reading

June 19, 2014 · 5 Comments

Walking in the Dust of the Footsteps of Moshiach

Originally posted on Morning Meditations:
This is the actual time of the “footsteps of Mashiach.” (the final age prior to Mashiach’s advent) It is therefore imperative for every Jew to…

June 17, 2014 · 8 Comments

Review of “What About the New Covenant,” Part 4

Originally posted on Morning Meditations:
Session Four: Better Promises But Jesus has now obtained a more excellent ministry, and to that degree he is the mediator of a better covenant,…

April 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

When will heaven and earth pass away?

17″Do not think that I have come to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I have not come to abolish them but to fulfill them.18For truly, I say to you, … Continue reading

October 17, 2013 · 3 Comments

When everlasting is no longer everlasting

Conditional covenants are everlasting as long as the terms of the contract are upheld by the agreeing parties. Israel broke the covenant. Therefore it is no longer everlasting. I was … Continue reading

October 7, 2013 · 7 Comments

Jews, Gentiles and The Torah Parts 1-4

Reblogged from by Ron Cantor: “Are you telling me that as a Gentile believer, I don’t have to keep the Sabbath or eat Kosher in order to be saved?” … Continue reading

September 10, 2013 · 36 Comments

Should Gentiles Keep Torah: Part 2.

Originally posted on Rivers of Hope:
  Torah Last week’s blog received more attention than any blog I have written since the one on the fact that Israeli teachers don’t carry…

September 6, 2013 · 3 Comments

Kingdom ! Not Legalistic observance of Torah

Kingdom not Legalist observance of Torah Charles Ryalls It is interesting that when you read the Gospels Yeshua speaks of the law or the commandments in only two or three … Continue reading

September 1, 2013 · 1 Comment

My “Torah Obedient Brothers in Yeshua” (TOBY’s)

Another short statement concerning those who have become “Messianic” whether Jewish or Gentile. The goal they seem to seek is to be accepted and adopted by God. This is the … Continue reading

August 16, 2013 · 6 Comments

Messianic Judaism Needs to Change…

FINALLY! A Messianic Rabbi in the NW I can support!

August 13, 2013 · 3 Comments

Grace or Law? How Then, Shall We Live?

Originally posted on Joyfully Growing in Grace:
After salvation, how then, shall we live? Is Grace the best path, or is Law the best path? Many come to sites like JGIG…

August 13, 2013 · 4 Comments

The Gospel does not equate to Torah observance

In the old world of Messianic Judaism Torah observance was not equated with the gospel. The good news was not that the nations are called to observe Torah by the … Continue reading

August 6, 2013 · 4 Comments

Another Gospel?

What is the Gospel/Good News? In the recent past I’ve heard the gospel referred to the good news that Yeshua has given us perfect example of how to live a … Continue reading

July 24, 2013 · 4 Comments

Dismantling Legalism In the Messianic Jewish Movement Today (MLC)

I would like to share, and stand with another Messianic Jew’s endeavor to witness the word of God,  and the testimony of Yeshua Messiah. By Marshall Beeber (The Messianic Literary Corner) … Continue reading

January 29, 2013 · 5 Comments

The Second Passover Commandments ~ John 15:10

As we are finding, within the context of John 13-17 during the second Passover.  We see Yeshua as our Passover Lamb who is about to shed His blood over the … Continue reading

January 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Who are Messianic’s?

Within the camp, there are Jews who came to believe in Messiah, then there are Christians who came to believe in Judaism. And then there is the more startling fact … Continue reading

January 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

What does it mean to observe the Torah of God?

It means that we have believed Yeshua’s Words, given to Him by the Father for Yeshua to give those who were given Him by God. It means because of our … Continue reading

January 17, 2013 · 5 Comments

One House Theology?

I just lost 3 posts trying to create this blog.  Something does not want me to speak about this.  Or I’m inept today. I recently ran across a article from … Continue reading

June 20, 2012 · 7 Comments

A romanticized view of Hebrew/Jewish life

I’ve heard it said many times that Messianic congregations have a majority of gentiles.  And that most of them came out of the  of  the charismatic movement.  And so, they … Continue reading

June 15, 2012 · 6 Comments

New or ReNewed ~ Covenant – part 2

The 3rd chapter of Galatians is pretty clear when it comes to describing the Law’s temporary state in history. Galatians 3 3 Are you so foolish? Having begun by the … Continue reading

June 11, 2012 · 1 Comment

New or ReNewed ~ Covenant – part 1

Does God do something New?  Does he bring us closer to his presence?  Or does he renew the barriers between us? The new fad of the Land within Messianic congregations … Continue reading

June 11, 2012 · 2 Comments

The Power of the Cross – Is the Message of God an offense to Torah observance

The message of the cross is the power of God to save.  As proved to us through the resurrection of Messiah, and the free gift of the Spirit upon all … Continue reading

June 11, 2012 · 7 Comments

What’s your job duties in the Temple of God?

In my last blog post we hit upon a reality that I would like to share with it’s own post. The reality is explained very well in Hebrews 8-10.  Where … Continue reading

January 11, 2012 · 13 Comments

The gospel of the grace of God

Is the ministry Yeshua gave to Paul.  Not based on lofty teaching or wisdom about Torah observance, the message included nothing except Yeshua Messiah and him crucified.  Which if believed … Continue reading

January 8, 2012 · 3 Comments

Acts 15:21 – Gentiles in the synagogues

Acts 15:21 For from ancient generations Moses has had in every city those who proclaim him, for he is read every Sabbath in the synagogues.” An assumption cast onto the … Continue reading

December 14, 2011 · 5 Comments

What does ‘until all is accomplished’ mean?

Matthew 5:18 For truly, I say to you, until heaven and earth pass away, not an iota, not a dot, will pass from the Law until all is accomplished. This … Continue reading

December 13, 2011 · 7 Comments

Who’s house are you living in?

Are we living in a house made of stone built and maintained by human hands?  Or a house not made by human hands, that is maintained by the Spirit?  Will … Continue reading

December 9, 2011 · 2 Comments

Our Torah is fully observational

We know that the Torah binds us to all of it’s commands. If you break one, you break the Law/Torah. And are guilty of judgment. Sin runs rampant in this … Continue reading

December 7, 2011 · 19 Comments
Morning Meditations

"When you awake in the morning, learn something to inspire you and mediate upon it, then plunge forward full of light with which to illuminate the darkness." -Rabbi Tzvi Freeman

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