S2 EP2 | Why Are Christians Acting Like Jews?

Episode 2 February 08, 2022 00:29:46
S2 EP2 | Why Are Christians Acting Like Jews?
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S2 EP2 | Why Are Christians Acting Like Jews?
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Show Notes

So, you run across a person you know is Gentile but who wears a Star of David, a prayer shawl and says and does Jewish things. And you just don’t get it. Wait, what? Why…? Huh?

Or maybe you’re one of those people; you’re Gentile, and you love Israel and the Jewish people just like the Bible says you should. So, what’s the problem, right?

In this episode of A Jew and A Gentile Discuss, Carly and Ezra dig into the subject of “Jewish affinity” to sort out the questions and mysteries surrounding it. They challenge both sides with pointed questions and insights. Join them as they discuss:

Along the Way

As always, as the conversation progresses, some great insights emerge, like:

Words You Might Learn in This Episode

Rabbi, rabboni, Yehuda, Ani Yehuda, Bnei Menashe, Cohen/Kohanim, Lost Tribes, “scattered Jewish communities,” WWJD, Shabbat, tallit, mezuzah, shin, Hashem

Scriptures Referenced in this Episode

Isaiah 53:6, Romans 3:3, Hebrews 1:3, 0:12, 12:2, Revelation 3:21, Revelation 19:11–16, Haggai 2:7, Deuteronomy 7:7, 9:5–6, Isaiah 49:6, Romans 11:13–21, Romans 7:12–13, Galatians 3:24, Romans 3:20, Colossians 1:15

Previous Episodes Mentioned

S2 E1 | Jewish in America: What the Pew Survey Missed

S1 E40 | Staying Jewish: Love and Marriage with Joshua and Monique Brumbach

S1 E49 | Mixed Marriages: Love and Marriage with Aaron and Maria Baer

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