This is an ongoing comparison between the teachings of Yeshua of Nazareth and those of the Pharisaic Rabbis. Even if the thoughts represented here are not word-for-word exact matches, there are very clearly still some strong parallels here between the two columns.
From the Dead Sea Scrolls. (11Q13)
The common understanding today in both Christian and Messianic circles is that “the gentiles,” or those who have no link to Abrahamic lineage or bloodline, are part of a religious entity that has been dubbed through the ages as “the church.” This belief is based upon an inaccurate understanding of Paul’s message of the Olive … [Read more…]
Sefer Yetzirah is among the very earliest of Kabbalistic literature. It is unique in that it presents a cosmology in which the creation of the world is a divine result of God’s use of the twenty-two letters of the Hebrew alphabet, and the ten numerations of the Tree of Life.
This edition of Pirke Avot is a based upon the translation by Charles Taylor, originally published in 1897. It is has been released for free viewing from Torah Driven Life for the edification of the body of believers.
A dream given to Jesse ben Yosef on Tevet 12, 2012.
A revelation given to Jesse ben Yosef on Tammuz 17, 2012.
The following are actual objections to the Book of Enoch, along with responses.
The following is a compilation of attestations to the authenticity and acceptance of the Book of Enoch as Scripture by the fathers of the early church. This list is, by no means, an exhaustive list of quotations from the church fathers, but is rather just skimming of the surface. At any rate, the case is … [Read more…]
The following is a compilation of quotations, allusions, and parallels between the writing of Yeshua’s Apostles, commonly referred to as the “New Testament,” and the Book of Enoch. In the spirit of academic honesty, I will note here that only one of these passages is a direct quotation. (Jude 1:14-15 quoting Enoch 1:9) Many, if … [Read more…]