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Does Not the Holy Writ Tell the Truth About Judaism? The Commandment is to Believe Him in His Truth, in His Holy WORD.

Reader comment on item: Niqabs and Burqas - The Veiled Threat Continues
in response to reader comment: Mr. Tovey, How can you be so ignorant of actual Jewish history?

Submitted by M. Tovey (United States), Oct 22, 2009 at 18:34

Hello Friend (an appellation hopefully received in the tone in which it is sent);

To be called ignorant of circumstances to which I can only rely upon the sources I have determined as trustworthy by subsequent supporting sources, it is an appellation I receive not because I think you are full of an abject hatred of things Christian, but are sensitive due to the ages–old hatred spewed toward Judaism by myriad others over history, and the injustices endured by the Jewish nation, up to and including the Holocaust, and since. Therefore, no umbrage is taken.

Conversely, it is in the Hebrew Hoy Bible that I put my full trust as a source, both in the Tanach and in the subsequent writings of the Jewish believers of Yeshua HaMashiach. Remember, I did not write these things, but am only witness of the truth they contain; and where considered reliable, certain extra-Biblical sources that provide corroborating evidence. I have limited such sources to those I have deemed not corrupted by 'Universal Church' doctrine, most of which I have come to believe is suspect at minimum, or fallacious to the intent of justifying unchristian acts in vanity against the truth of the Christianity professed and ordained by Yeshua HaMashiach.

At one time or another, I have read or heard of the litany you record here about the history of the Jewish nation before, during the time, and just after the arrival of Yeshua HaMashiach, and to the extent that the unbelieving faction that repudiated the authenticity of Yeshua HaMashiach in spite of the specific fulfillments of the Tanach He presented, I do characterize their actions against Him as being faithless against their own beliefs. It is to them Yeshua condemned empty religiosity and prescribed the condemnations of Moses' song found in his fifth book, the one known in the Greek as Deuteronomy, in its 32nd chapter according to the accepted Canon.

Now I am aware of, and am completely sympathetic to, the outrage that is reserved for those who have, over the centuries, dealt the devil's deeds against the people of Israel: but still I have an understanding of those things in the light of the Hebrew Holy Bible. In that view, just as they endured the pronouncements of the Eternal Sovereign for the various infractions found in them by His judgment, so too, they are the recipients of His love in the periods of restoration of times past; and of their greatest restoration today as a nation brought forth by the might of His Spirit and the power of His hand. We see this in the fulfillment so much Hebrew Holy Scripture, of Israel being re-established in their rightful place; and the continuation of the fulfillments, such as the Zephaniah passages we see being brought to pass before our very eyes.

So, ask ye, whom do I blame? None personally, for I myself must rely solely upon the grace of Him who holds my life in His hands and count upon Him for the very breath I take and each pounding of my fragile heart. Those of the people of that time, as is at this time, who were faithless that brought their own shame upon themselves then, just as we can blame faithless people today for their own indictment of judgments. The Romans and their collaborators of then, just as the Romanesques and Hellenists of today, are not relieved of their own self-inflicted faults and condemnation. Those of the Jewish faith who were and continued in their faithfulness to the L—D did not lose the favor of the L—D, but were unfortunately collaterally subject to the errors of the faithless ones, just as they were judged in Babylonian captivity(Remember Daniel, the prophet and the remnant of his time). Yeshua did not have condemnation for the people who believed, but for the religious ones who did not practice what they were preaching, and led the faithful astray. Yeshua did speak in tones of condemnation to the hypocrisy of the collaborators (many of the ruling Chiefs of the time –some Sadducees and Pharisees, alike), especially when they claimed Caesar as their king, and not the Eternal Sovereign whom they were supposed to serve in the Temple. Let us understand that just as there are faithless people who claimed Christianity for their religion, there were those of the Jewish household in that day who had/have no indwelling of His Holy Spirit to guide them to faith in Him, even as He walked among them.

While He walked with them, Yeshua certainly was aware of the inconsistencies of the religious circumstances, even to the extent of discussions with the Temple scribes when still a lad, and later in His own hometown where they tried to cast Him from the hill top of Nazareth when He made His first claim to the Spirit that guided Him. Recall His narrative of the publican versus the Pharisee, one seeking mercy for his acknowledged sinfulness, the other self indulgent in vain comparison for a lack of true repentance.

I have said, and I reiterate here, that you are allowed your belief with no further insistence from me as to its sufficiency. So too, quarter is requested to understand that I have no ill will towards the people to whom the favor of the L—D is bestowed, with all hope that the best for them is yet to come. This is not of ignorance, but founded in belief that the L—D does fulfill His WORD; and that if one wants to fully understand Him, His WORD must be read in full belief and faith, just as I have done since youth, just shortly after the WORD of the L—D came to pass in the restoration of re-establishment of His land promised to Abraham, Isaac and Jacob in these modern times.


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