What Does “Maranatha” Mean?

The expression "maranatha" (I Corinthians 16:22, Revelation 22:20) is a cry of faith and prayer for the coming of the Lord, and is usually translated as "Come, Lord!"  This is connected to the prayers "May Your kingdom come" (Matthew 6:11) and "Blessed is He who comes" (Matthew 23:39).   Although [...]

By | February 18th, 2016|Tags: , |1 Comment

Lion of Judah

Yeshua (Jesus) is described as the lion of the tribe of Judah. The image of the lion is one of strength and victory. It is the image of Messiah as a conquering king.Behold the lion of the tribe of Judah, the root of David, has overcome to open the scroll [...]

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Messiah Must Die

Today in Israel, as it was in the time of Yeshua, there is still an expectation that the Messiah will come to rule as king and bring world peace. The concept that the Messiah must come first to die (and only later rule) is very difficult for our people to grasp. However the ancient Israelite prophets prophesied the death of Messiah directly on three occasions.

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