Category: Volume 3

  • 60. Spiritual Warfare

    Clifford Denton This is both a contemporary issue in the Church and a relevant subject for this edition of Tishrei. The term Spiritual Warfare has been used very freely over the last few years, along with other terms like Power Praise, Power healing, Prayer Power, Powerful Intercession and Power Evangelism. The idea of special powers […]

  • 59. Learning About Prayer from the Jewish Culture

    Karl D Coke Phylacteries, called in Hebrew: T’FILLIN When Jewish men pray, they wear two boxes containing Scriptures. One is worn on the forehead and the other is strapped to the left biceps with a long leather strap. The verses of Scripture inside the boxes are: Exodus 13:1-10, 11-16, Deuteronomy 6:4-9 and Deuteronomy 11:13-21. The […]

  • 58. The Incense of Prayer

    Howard Morgan This article is based on the transcript of a talk given to a congregation in the USA. Just as individuals were addressed in the context of their church fellowship on the occasion of the talk, so other individuals and fellowships can receive the message as if delivered to them. The message invites a […]

  • 57. Our Forgotten Praise

    Tom Hamilton The idea of many people today of what praise is about is that of a congregation of people singing songs containing words such as “Hallelujah”, “Praise the Lord”, “Thank you Jesus” and “Glory”. These are, of course, valid expressions of praise taken, mostly from the Psalms. However, for many people such words, although […]

  • 56. Short Sermons on Prayer

    Tsvi Sadan These sermons were preached to a congregation of believers in The Land of Israel during the Summer of 1991. 1. Know Before Whom You Stand Proposition: Prayer will go up to the G-d to whom we pray. When I came to Yeshua, I began to pray for the first time in my life. […]

  • 55. Patterns and Principles of Jewish Prayer

    Dwight A Prior This article is adapted from the first lecture in a four-part seminar given by Dwight Pryor on his tour of Britain in 1994 under the auspices of Christian Friends of Israel-UK Introduction Prayer should be at the very heart of a disciple’s life. I am convinced that studying the patterns and principles […]

  • 54. Midrashic Hermeneutics and Scriptural Inspiration

    Hilary Le Cornu This article addresses one of the key elements concerning the nature of Scripture as a sacred text: how it is inspired. To state its rather simple, yet indubitably challenging, thesis right at the beginning: our claim is that the “doctrine of Inspiration” is dependent upon a prior theory of hermeneutics which regards […]

  • 53. The Cross in the Torah: Imagery and Symbols

    Arye Powlison The Tree in the Garden The story of the cross began in the Garden of Eden when Eve, and then Adam, ate from the tree that had been forbidden to them by the Lord. Actually, it began even before that, when G-d forbade them to eat of it. Or did it begin even […]

  • 52. Torah Study

    Ariel Berkowitz If there is ever an area of misguided theological thinking for believers it is in the study of ”Torah.” In fact most evangelical Bible colleges and seminaries do not even have an area of study called “Torah.” In contrast, however, the study of Torah is one of three main areas of study in […]

  • 51. Torah

    John Garr The nature and extent of Torah’s ongoing relationship with the people of God has been the subject of intense debate in the Christian community since the first century C.E. From the earliest apostolic statements to the most recent ecclesiastical pronouncements, Torah (the law) has been relegated to varying positions in the economy of […]