Prayers and Blessings of Messianic Judaism

July 27, 2018

Prayers and blessings are fundamental to Jewish worship, and therefore to worship in Messianic Judaism as well. The Siddur (SID-dur), the Jewish prayer book, contains prayers and blessings used as liturgy in daily and special services at synagogue. Such liturgy is often misunderstood among Believers who may view standardized prayers as empty ritual. However, with any element of worship – whether prayer, song or Scripture reading – the liturgy is a tool to evoke worship. Worship occurs in the ...

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Yeshua HaMashiach – Anointed to Save

July 23, 2018

Who is Yeshua HaMashiach? Yeshua HaMashiach (Yeh-SHOO-ah Ha-Mah-SHEE-akh) is Hebrew for “Jesus the Messiah.” Yeshua is a shortened version of the name Yehoshua (Yeh-HO-shoo-ah), which means “Adonai saves.” Mashiach is the Hebrew word for Messiah and means “anointed one.” Old Covenant Scriptures speak of the coming Messiah who would be God’s anointed One to deliver Israel and all mankind. Most Jewish people living at the time of Jesus believed the Messiah would physically save them from the...

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Messianic Judaism Glossary: Worship and Scripture

July 03, 2018

If you’re new to Messianic Judaism, you may be unfamiliar with many of the Hebrew words commonly used among Messianic Jews. We’ve put together a glossary of some words that will help you explore the beauty and richness that the Hebrew language and Jewish tradition can add to your New Testament faith. baruch (barr-OOKH) Baruch means “blessed.” Blessing God is an important part of Jewish and Messianic Jewish worship. Many blessings open with the phrase “Blessed are You, Lord our God, Ru...

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History of Messianic Judaism

June 19, 2018

While the history of Jewish Believers in Yeshua (Jesus) is nearly 2,000 years old – dating to Yeshua’s first disciples – the modern Messianic Jewish movement (also commonly called Messianic Judaism) is relatively young. The modern Messianic movement has evolved through five specific periods of recent history.

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Do Messianic Jews Celebrate Easter?

March 21, 2018

Perhaps the better question would be: “Do Messianic Jews celebrate the resurrection of Jesus?” That answer is a definitive yes. It’s more a matter of when we celebrate the Messiah’s resurrection.

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Order Jonathan's New Book and Grow Your Faith

January 16, 2018

Discover the power of confessing God’s Word in the Hebrew language. Jewish Voice Ministries is happy to announce the fifth extraordinary volume in Jonathan Bernis’ Confessing the Hebrew Scripturesseries: Adonai Roee – The Lord My Shepherd

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