Is the Didache on Par with the Bible?
Toby Janicki, author of The Way of Life, a new commentary on the Didache, explains that Vine of David does not put the text of the Didache on par with that of other New Testament books, but emphasizes that the Didache was highly regarded by the early church fathers, and even viewed as Scripture by some. It was probably the most popular of the extra-canonical works in the early centuries of Christianity.
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For many centuries, Jewish people have put faith in Yeshua, only to be absorbed and assimilated into Christianity. Modern Messianic Judaism was ignited in the mid-1800s as Christians of Jewish descent began to assert the value of their Jewish identity.
By Mark S. Kinzer
Taming the tongue is one of the major concerns in Jewish teachings about ethical conduct (mussar). This book contributes to the conversation from a Messianic Jewish perspective, bringing to bear the powerful teachings of Yeshua and the apostles.
In 1985 I visited the Jerusalem Holocaust museum, Yad V'Shem. It was my first indication that God had not disposed of his people. I had grown up with that closed-box worldview where only people who believed like me were actually God's people. What I saw at Yad V'Shem forced me to revisit my theology. It forced me to challenge the assumptions.