In this episode of A Jew and A Gentile Discuss, Carly and Ezra talk openly about the sometimes messy and perhaps confusing realm of Messianic Judaism. What is it? Who’s part of it? And why should Gentile Christians care about it? Ezra asks Carly, a Gentile Believer, what Messianic Judaism is. From there, the conversation delves into:
Along the Way
Along the way, they discuss these key matters and more:
Words You Might Learn in This Episode
Ecclesia, Mashiach, diaspora, kippah, Shabbat
Scriptures Referenced in This Episode
Romans 10:13, Joel 2:32, John 3:16, Deuteronomy 18:15, Psalm 16:8–11, Acts 2:22–36, John 14:3, Isaiah 7:14, Jeremiah 31:15, Jeremiah 31:31, Zechariah 9:9, Zechariah 11:12–13, Zechariah 12:10, Daniel 7:13–14, Daniel 9:24–27, Galatians 3:28, Romans 3:21–23, Matthew 16:13–17, 1 Corinthians 15:1–8, Romans 11:11–26, John 14:6, Acts 4:12, 1 Corinthians 12:12–27, Revelation 21:9
Previous Episodes Mentioned
S1 E3 – Difference Between Messianic Judaism and Christianity
S1 E15 – Israel: Promised Land and Political State
And with that, Season Two comes to a close. Be sure and watch for updates on Season Three, coming this Fall! And, you can always relisten to any conversation on our website A Jew and A Gentile Discuss or wherever you listen to podcasts.
Other Important Stuff
May 2-8 is the 2022 Bless Israel 5K. Walk or run “with us” to show your support for Israel and the Jewish people in the 2nd annual Bless Israel Virtual 5K. Learn more on our website and register today!
Do you like what you hear? You know, the only way we can continue providing these engaging conversations is through listener support. So, if you like tuning in to A Jew and A Gentile Discuss, would you consider supporting the podcast with a financial gift? Any amount – small or large – helps. Thanks!
Share. Don’t keep us all to yourself! Share the podcast with people you know. Leaving a review will also help spread the word about the podcast.
Follow and Engage. Keep up with us by following and engaging with us on social media under the handle A Jew and A Gentile Discuss.
Ask and Comment. We’d love to hear from you! Please leave us feedback or send in your questions for us to consider for future episodes.
This podcast is a production of Jewish Voice Ministries International.
Find out what’s so special about this holiest day of the Jewish year and why Jewish people can’t help but end the day with uncertainty about their future. ...
You know you have them – questions about Judaism that you don’t feel comfortable asking your Jewish friends or family. Well, never fear – in this episode of A Jew and A Gentile Discuss, Carly goes there for you. Give a listen as she asks Ezra the personal, the awkward and the curious things you want to know about Jewish customs. Ezra and Carly will cover: The kosher diet Circumcision Jewish thoughts about tattoos The Ultra-Orthodox “look” – the beards, the hair, the tassels Along the way This is a fascinating discussion about Jewish things you may have thought seemed odd, or different. During the conversation, you’ll gain a deeper understanding about God’s laws making scientific sense His setting apart the Jewish people as His own Where the kosher tradition of never mixing dairy and meat comes from Why some Messianic Jews eat kosher while others don’t Why the eighth day for circumcision Where the name Hebrew came from What circumcision of the heart means What Ezra’s analogy of “concentric fences” has to do with Jewish people and the Law ...
It’s no secret: Jewish people – most of them anyway – don’t believe Jesus is the Messiah. But what are the fundamental Jewish objections to the idea that Jesus of Nazareth is the Messiah promised in the Hebrew Scriptures? In this episode of A Jew and A Gentile Discuss, Carly and Ezra dig into the Bible to dispel misunderstandings and answer the difficulties Jewish people have with Jesus. They show you that encountering objections from your Jewish friends or family doesn’t have to be the end of the conversation. This episode is loaded with Scripture to help you continue the discussion. They cover what they consider to be the Top 5 Jewish objections to Jesus: Jesus is for Gentiles, not Jews If Jesus is the Messiah, why is there no peace on Earth? Isaiah 53 is about Israel, not Jesus Jews believe in one God, but Christians believe in three God alone is our Savior, so we don’t need Jesus Along the way, you’ll learn: A crucial precursor to talking to a Jewish person about Jesus A common mistake Christians make that actually reinforces a serious Jewish misunderstanding How to engage in a vastly different conversation than most Jewish people have ever had with a Christian Two Messiahs or two manifestations? The importance of understanding the difference between Messiah ben David and Messiah ben Joseph Two kinds of peace, and the one the Messiah had to bring first Why Isaiah 53 can’t be about Israel The difference between three Gods and three expressions of Him Evidence of the Trinity in the Hebrew Scriptures Ezra urges that if you get only one thing from this episode, get this: As a Gentile, you’re not there to invite a Jewish person to convert to another religion and ...