Dec 30, 2016

30 Day Jesus Challenge - Day 30 Messiah

Jesus, the Jewish Messiah fulfilled over 300 prophecies in the Jewish Scriptures.  The odds of just one person fulfilling 8 of the major ones have been likened to covering the entire state of Texas in silver dollars three feet thick, marking one coin in red, and dropping a blind man in the midst, while allowing him to select only the marked coin with one try (read more here).

Jesus was a Jew
Yeshua belongs to the Jews first (Romans 1:16) and then to the gentiles,  Jesus said, "I was sent only to the lost sheep of the house of Israel." (Matthew 15:24).   It is estimated that at the time of Jerusalem's destruction in 70 AD that upwards of 70% of the population believed in Yeshua.

With the temple destroyed and the people expelled, Rabbinic Judaism was born.  It bears little resemblance to the faith of Moses and Aaron.  The Rabbis were more interested in retaining their power than accepting the truth:

John 11:47-50 So the chief priests and the Pharisees gathered the council and said, “What are we to do? For this man performs many signs. If we let him go on like this, everyone will believe in him, and the Romans will come and take away both our place and our nation.” But one of them, Caiaphas, who was high priest that year, said to them, “You know nothing at all. Nor do you understand that it is better for you that one man should die for the people, not that the whole nation should perish.”

After the Resurrection, they paid off the guards who had witnessed the event to claim that the disciples had stolen the body, "And having taken the money, they did as they were instructed. And this report is spread abroad among the Jews until the present day." Matthew 28:15

We see this Anti-Christ spirit among the Rabbis today as they organize counter evangelism campaigns against the large number of Messianic Jews.  Alas, the Spirit of the Lord is pouring out among the chosen people.  I Met Messiah are video testimonies by Jewish believers.  These Jewish believers encounter intense hatred and opposition from the Rabbis, but while the Rabbis might have bluster and arrogance on their side, the Messianic believers have truth.

The Forbidden Chapter is one of the most powerful pieces you will ever watch.

Pray - Lord, I believe you are the Messiah.  I believe that you died for my sins and that through your sacrifice I can be reconciled to Yahweh and saved.  Thank you for being the perfect lamb, please fill me with your peace.