Essays on Water
Baptism and Spirit Baptism,
Ezekiel 36:25-27, Joel 2:28-32, and Jewish Expectations of the First Century.
Copyright © 2006
A peer-reviewed article that explores the
likelihood that Eze 36:25-27
was knowingly inaugurated by Yohanan Ben Zechariah and Messiah Yeshua.
Appeared in Kesher, a Journal of Messianic Judaism.
Issue 25, summer 2011
Examines in greater detail three main topics:
First commonwealth purification practices from which Eze 36:25 was derived;
Jewish usage of the Greek word baptizo (βαπτίζω) in the LXX, Philo and Josephus;
and Yohanan's activity as an eschatological prophet to Israel.
Reviews Paul's concept of the circumcision's
evangelion vis-à-vis the uncircumcision's evangelion which was entrusted to his
apostolic oversight. The conclusion is that Paul never diminished or dismissed
the distinctiveness between Israel and the nations, though both have access to
Heaven's Holy of Holies via trust in Messiah Yeshua.
reality and operation of the Ruach
Hakodesh in the Tanakh and the
New Covenant writings and explores "the promise of the Father" which
Yeshua told his followers to await. This article argues that the inner
transformational activity promised Israel by Yohanan and performed by Messiah
Yeshua is based directly on Ezekiel 36:26-27.
A three part exploration of the
responsibilities of Yeshua-believing Jews toward the Temple in Jerusalem.
Israel's Obligation to the Makom
Hebrews and the Third Temple
Messiah Yeshua and Rebuilding the Temple
A combination of historical atlas that lays
out the history of the Middle East through more than 35 maps
and an investigation into seven key prophecies that identify the end-time kingdoms of the Middle East.
© 1993, revised 1995
Prepared for the Internet, 2000