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Hanukah and Christmas
Hanukah occurs in December (Dec 20 this year). I think that Hanukah has become a modern Jewish substitute for Christmas (presents are given). Originally this festival celebrates the Maccabees’ defeat of the Greeks in 165 BC. The Greeks had stopped the sacrifices at the Temple. They were oppressing God’s people and trying to bring an end to God’s one true religion. But…
True Blue Jews
If you believe in Jesus, whether you were born Jewish or Gentile, you are a true blue Jew!
“To the Jew first”
Romans is said to be Paul’s masterpiece letter in which he explains the gospel. Romans 1:16 is said to be the key verse of the letter: “For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Greek”. What a great verse! But what does that last bit mean? How is the gospel “to the Jew…