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How do you define "Jewish"?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mikha El 15 hours ago. 11 Replies

Hi there,My question is how you define "Jewish" (leaving aside distinctions such as Ashkenazic, Sephardic, Karaite, or secular Jews, etc.). I personally would simply distinguish between ethnical Jews…Continue

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Mikha El replied to Jake Wilson's discussion How do you define "Jewish"?
"Sure right after you've answered my question you have ignored: ________________________ Quote me: Why do you insist on associating yourself with mystery Babylon? _________________________"
15 hours ago
Jake Wilson replied to Jake Wilson's discussion How do you define "Jewish"?
"Mikha, In order to shorten this debate, and as we seem to talk past one another, can you please answer one question : Have you fulfilled this scripture: Repent and be immersed, each man of you, in the Name of YHWH Yeshua for the remission of sins,…"
19 hours ago
Mikha El replied to Jake Wilson's discussion How do you define "Jewish"?
"Jake, Your misguided instance on getting the order of things we are discussing (1...accepting Yeshua, 2) accepting His Word) correct according to your leanings is only as accurate as the programming you have been exposed to in your Twistian…"
20 hours ago
Jake Wilson replied to Jake Wilson's discussion How do you define "Jewish"?
"If you could save yourself by keeping Torah, why was Yeshua crucified? Because He, the innocent, took the death penalty, for you the guilty! And if you don't claim what He did for you, by repenting, being immersed in His name, and receiving the…"
yesterday
Mikha El replied to Jake Wilson's discussion How do you define "Jewish"?
""and we won't get rid of that sinful nature by starting to obey torah" Your right, my preposition was wrong Ditto what I said above though. You are contradicting yourself. Do you really think that someone that realizes the need for…"
yesterday
Jake Wilson replied to Jake Wilson's discussion How do you define "Jewish"?
"Mikha, It's not about being "dead to sin", but "dead in sins" (Eph 2:5). We were made sinners by Adam's transgression (Rom 5:19), and we won't get rid of that sinful nature by starting to obey Torah. Even…"
yesterday
Mikha El replied to Jake Wilson's discussion How do you define "Jewish"?
"Appears we will need to agree to disagree then. In my eyes it's contradictory to state, 1) "torah (teachings/instructions) adherence doesn't have any bearing on your standing before Eloah" and then...2) "as long as you are…"
Sunday
Jake Wilson replied to Jake Wilson's discussion How do you define "Jewish"?
"Your preface has been duly noted, and it shows that you are putting the cart before the horse. Torah adherence doesn't have any bearing on your standing before Eloah, as long as you are dead in your sins (For circumcision is…"
Sunday
Mikha El replied to Jake Wilson's discussion How do you define "Jewish"?
"Jake, Notice above I prefaced my statements with, "For starters"? Torah obedience/acceptance while I agree does not justify anyone, I cannot agree that it is is trivial as you seem to have alluded to with the statement "not really…"
Saturday
Jake Wilson replied to Jake Wilson's discussion How do you define "Jewish"?
"Thanks Mikha, I should have put my question more clearly, sorry: How do you define Jewish as per Eloah's Word, i.e., what Jew will be accepted by Eloah – now and on Judgment Day? In light of this, the main criteria you have listed…"
Saturday
Mikha El replied to Jake Wilson's discussion How do you define "Jewish"?
"For starters I personally would also ask for further clarification. Things like the "main criteria" found elsewhere... 1)Do you eat only kosher foods? 2) Do you wear tzitzit that can be seen by others? 3) Do you "keep" the weekly…"
Saturday
Jake Wilson replied to denis desmanto's discussion tongue
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How do you define "Jewish"?

Hi there,My question is how you define "Jewish" (leaving aside distinctions such as Ashkenazic, Sephardic, Karaite, or secular Jews, etc.). I personally would simply distinguish between ethnical Jews and/or spiritual Jews - as for me, I belong to the latter group (Romans 2:29).   As per Yochanan 3:5 and Acts 2:38, conversion entails being born again of water & spirit (immersed in both), which leads us back to the gift of the Ruach HaKodesh manifested in tongues whenever [ethnical] Jews or…See More
Saturday
Jake Wilson replied to denis desmanto's discussion tongue
"Hi Mikha, I don't suppose you are secular, and I simply meant ethnically Jewish and/or spiritually? - for me, it's the latter (Romans 2:29).    As per Yochanan 3:5 and Acts 2:38, conversion entails being born again of…"
Friday
Jake Wilson replied to denis desmanto's discussion tongue
"Hi Mikha, what is your background if I may ask? Are you Jewish?"
Wednesday
Jake Wilson replied to denis desmanto's discussion tongue
"Hi Mikha, No, of course not - no one can say that (a good example in the Tanakh is Hannah). As Elohim sees our heart/thoughts, one can pray surely also inwardly, but the initial question referred to "praying in tongues". Why were the…"
Jan 16

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Do you consider yourself a:
Christian
Books I consider Canonical:
Tanak (Old Testament), Ketuvim Netzarim (New Testament), The Apocrypha, The Book of Enoch, The Book of Jasher
Favorite version of Scriptures:
Hebraic Roots Version
About me:
I have been in a Pentecostal church for 25 years (I speak in tongues) before I was excommunicated as I wanted to keep Shabbat. In Paul's sense I am Jewish as I have received the Holy Spirit = circumcised in heart. I would also like to get physically circumcised (Brit Milah), but it's difficult to find someone to perform this here in Scotland, or it's very expensive.

I have visited Israel three times, and just got back with a set of 'kosher' tzitzits (with tekhelet), and I also wear them.

Generally, I have figured out that nothing of the Torah has been abolished, and that a true 'Christian' (if you still allow the term) seeks to obey the entire Torah on top of accepting Christ - not in order to be saved, but because he loves God.

As to the Oral Law, I still have to look into this. I'd always point to "thou shalt not add...", etc. but Paul for example seems to have indeed kept certain Jewish traditions.

I've just started reading the HRV, and I think it's my favourite version of scripture. Until now it had been the KJV, as I wasn't aware that the Greek is already a corruption (surprise, surprise - considering all the replacement elsewhere). Whether those apocrypha mentioned are canonical, I can't tell at the moment, but I have started reading Jasher, Jubilees & Enoch a while ago.
Marital Status
Married
Music:
I like "Hatikvah", "Jerusalem of Gold" and "The Messiah" from Haendel.
Generally, classical & Jewish music.
Interests:
Hebrew language (started to learn), history.
Favorite Television Shows and Movies:
# The Young Messiah (2016)
# Risen
# AD Kingdom
# Ben Hur (old and new version)
What is your favorite Book of the Scriptures?
n/a
What is your favorite verse?
n/a
What is your favorite quote? (From Scripture or elsewhere)
n/a
How did you hear of NazareneSpace?
I had found out that, e.g., the Waldenses kept Shabbat. I guess browsing the Internet on this topic, i.e., 'Christians' keeping the Torah, etc. - and then I landed on NazareneSpace by 'coincidence' (though I don't believe in coincidences).

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