Glimpse into Early Christian Practice and Belief
Toby Janicki is the author of the new book published by Vine of David, The Way of Life, an important translation and Messianic Jewish commentary on the Didache. We learn from Toby in this video why he believes the Didache is such an important work, specifically in terms of some of the practices mentioned in the text that traces back directly to Jewish traditions.
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Testimony of the Jewish Messiah
Chaim Yedidiah Pollak (1854-1916), better known as “Lucky,” published the first edition of his Hebrew journal entitled Edut LeYisra’el (Testimony to Israel) in 1888. A pioneer of Messianic Judaism a century ahead of his time, Lucky used the journal to actively promote a faith in the Messiah firmly rooted in traditional Jewish practice and interpretation.
Some teachers in the Hebrew Roots movement attempt to persuade people to abandon the Jewish reckoning of the biblical calendar and adopt an alternative calendar. They perceive their interpretation of the calendar and how to reckon the lunar year to be more biblically correct. But is it?