Ariel Ministries exists in order to evangelize Jewish people and to disciple Jewish and Gentile believers through intensive Bible teaching from a Jewish perspective.
Do you think that this concept may be a stumbling block for evangelism?
Does the idea of an eternally conscious personality scare you a little? Do you think we can even understand that?
What does this word mean to the people around you? Have you ever really considered it, in a religious sense?
What would happen if you shared today’s lesson with friends you may have who are Catholic or otherwise orthodox?
So what? What does is profit us to study the nature of Christianity in the context of Jews and Gentiles? What did you learn that you can use to better the world around you? Make no mistake, the point of all this is reproduction, discipleship. If you’re not going out and doing, we need to have a talk.
So, let’s talk about the Law. Have you ever been to a Messianic congregation that followed or stressed portions of the Torah? Perhaps kosher, wearing tallit, etc.? What are you thoughts on that?
Now let’s flip it. Why are so many Gentile believers uncomfortable in Messianic congregations?
Why do so many Jewish believers, who may not have even been religious to begin with, feel uncomfortable in Churches?
So, what are the respective roles of Jews and Gentiles in the global church, today?
In what ways does the religious heritage from Western Europe that most Americans have harm Jewish evangelism? In what ways does it cloud portions of Scripture?