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Questions tagged [messianic-judaism]

Questions relating to Messianic Judaism's beliefs and practices.

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Do messianic Jews claim to be the beneficiaries of the new covenant now?

Do messianic Jews say that the following is true in their lives?: NIV Jer 31: 33b: ...“I will put my law in their minds and write it on their hearts. I will be their God, and they will be ...
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When and why did Jewish Christian separate from “mainstream” Christianity? [closed]

It is already the second time I read somewhere that while Christianity emerged from Judaism and in the early Church Judeo-Christians (Jewish Christians, Hebrew Christians), led by James, brother of ...
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What is an overview of teachings of Messianic Jewish Christians regarding circumcision?

Statements like the following are common from Messianic Synagogues. This one comes from Beth Messiah in Sarasota, Florida: At Beth Messiah, we are Messianic Jews and non-Jews who believe Yeshua (...
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Historical evidence for a separate Jewish branch of Christianity?

I've met some non-Hebrew people who have come from a Protestant background, become fed up with their faith, changed churches, etc and now call themselves Messianic Jews. This comes with some claims of ...
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What is the Biblical basis for using the names “Yeshua” and “Yehoshua” (Joshua) for Jesus?

Messianic Jews commonly refer to Jesus as "Yeshua" or "Yehoshua," which are forms of the Hebrew (and Aramaic) name commonly translated into English as "Joshua." What is the Biblical basis for using ...
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Did Paul/Saul teach Christianity with Jewish traditions to Gentiles like what we see in Messianic Judaism today?

As the question clearly describes. Did Paul/Saul, during his era, teach Christianity with Jewish traditions to Gentiles like what we see in Messianic Judaism today? Some background for this question:...
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Why do (at least some) Messianic Jews celebrate the birth of Jesus on the 15th of Tishri?

In an (attempted) answer to the question of Why is Christmas on December 25th? from the perspective of Messianic Judaism, it was stated that Messianic Jews believe that Jesus (Yehu’shua HaMashiach) ...
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Do Messianic Jews practice the jubliee?

There is a a range of opinion of different denominations on how far Mosaic law should be practiced. Messianic Judaism stands very much at the "one law" end of the scale. However, I am wondering how ...
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What is the difference between a Christian and a Messianic Jew?

I know that most Messianic Jews speak Hebrew, but besides that is there any difference between a Christian and a Messianic Jew? Do they have any significant differences in faith or hope!
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Is it possible for a non-Jew to join Messianic Judaism?

For this question, I would like to first define that someone is a Jew if they meet the halakhic definition. This definition is just for the sake of moving the discussion toward an answer. Is it ...
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What is Messianic Judaism?

What are the main differences between Messianic Judaism and Christianity? How does the idea of the Trinity differ? Hopefully this can be answered by someone who considers themselves to be Messianic ...