The Jewish Studies Blog

There are tools that are needed to mine the depths of the biblical texts. There are also many perspectives that enrich our study, like the perspective of first century Judaism. This site is one of those rare resources that provides both tools and perspective for the serious student of Scripture.

– Dr. Allen Mawhinney, A Retired Academic Dean, Reformed Theological Seminary

The Transitional Chapter (3) : The Message Of The Broken Bread

NOT A REGULAR GUEST After the two disciples constrained Jesus, “He went in to stay with them”. Then we read: Now it came to pass, as He sat at the table with them, that He took…

The Transitional Chapter (2) : Retelling The Story

We are continuing our journey through the transitional chapter of Luke’s Gospel – the journey on the Emmaus road, along with two sad disciples and the mysterious stranger who joined them on…

The Transitional Chapter (1): Their Eyes Were Restrained

 On the Same Day As we all know, Luke is the only author in the New Testament who felt it necessary to complete the story of the “hidden” life of Jesus in…

Hidden And Revealed In Luke – Acts

Before and After In my previous post I outlined why, according to Isaiah 53:3, the hiding of the face had to become an important step in the Messianic program and a prominent…

The “hidden Prophecy” (2): Lost In Translation

By now, you already know that the mysterious “hidden prophecy” I am talking about has to be looked for in the 53rd chapter of Isaiah. Of course, you all know these verses;…

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