Tag Archives: atonement

Salvation and forgiveness – comparing the Jewish Bible with the NT

I wrote this years ago, but I thought I could share it here. It originally contained my attempts at saying the special name of God. Hopefully I rooted all of that crap out. So, without further ado. What is salvation? … Continue reading

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The bloody injustice of christianity

Having been challenged with the Christian doctrine of vicarious atonement again, for myself a fact needs reiteration. The christian teaching of Jesus dying for all our sins, being punished in our place, is a teaching of irresponsibility and injustice. The … Continue reading

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God Can’t…

God can’t die. If Jesus was really God then his “apparent death” meant nothing… It cost him nothing… So his death (which was no more real than a magic trick because he actually is not mortal) was no real sacrifice… … Continue reading

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A.J. Castellitto believes Conservative Jews Need to Believe in Jesus

In an article on The Western Center for Journalism the Author A.J. Castellitto tries to make the case that Jesus is the Messiah and that Conservative Jews need to believe in Him. The following is my response to him. A.J. … Continue reading

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Reflections on Atonement

The Day of Atonement is one of seven feasts that YHWH states are his feasts (Leviticus 23:2), not “Jewish feasts” or manmade traditions. It occurs on the 10th day of the seventh biblical month (the biblical year begins 14 days … Continue reading

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No grace … in christianity?

One teaching that you hear from some christians is that there is no grace in any other religion than christianity. According to such people, in other religions you have to pay for your sins, whereas in christianity, there is grace: … Continue reading

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The Quest and the Pot of Gold

Silence hung thick in the air after explaining to two of my friends that I no longer considered myself a messianic Christian. I took a deep breath, searching their faces for which of the myriad reasons I should start with … Continue reading

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They blinded their mother and blinded themselves

You heard it first said by their messiah-figure, Jesus, that the Jews refused to accept him, that they were of their father, the devil, that they were hypocrites, ignorant of their own bible. And then it was echoed by one … Continue reading

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Simple Truths: New Covenant? Substitutionary sacrifice not allowed!

Here’s a strange piece of biblical text. (28) In those days they won’t say anymore: ‘The fathers have eaten sour grapes, and the children’s teeth are set on edge.’ (29) But every one shall die for his own iniquity; every … Continue reading

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Challenge to Messianic Jews & Hebrew-Christians [to all christians]

source: http://www.jewsforhashem.com/ScriptureChallenge.html – credit is given to leeannesmailbox@aol.com, who gives at least half of the credit to Rabbi Tovia Singer. The Challenge: Simply & honestly answer these questions: … WITHOUT taking anything out of context, mistranslating, or imposing a pre-conceived … Continue reading

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