Abandoned: What Is God's Will for the Jewish People and the Church?

Abandoned: What Is God's Will for the Jewish People and the Church?

by Stan Telchin
     
 

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What's the problem with Messianic Judaism?

Stan Telchin, a Messianic Jew and former pastor, explores in depth the heart and soul of Messianic Judaism. He exposes the motive behind its creation, its controversial doctrines and its ineffectiveness in Jewish evangelism.

Messianic Judaism has grown significantly in fewer than four decades. While intended originally to

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What's the problem with Messianic Judaism?

Stan Telchin, a Messianic Jew and former pastor, explores in depth the heart and soul of Messianic Judaism. He exposes the motive behind its creation, its controversial doctrines and its ineffectiveness in Jewish evangelism.

Messianic Judaism has grown significantly in fewer than four decades. While intended originally to appeal to Jewish people, unexpectedly it appeals primarily to Gentiles. Telchin, in following the teaching of the apostle Paul, sees Messianic Judaism as divisive. With a firm and loving approach, he addresses the dangers of this movement, reiterates God's intention for His Church to serve as "one new man" and, most importantly, advocates unity among the body of believers.

Perhaps you're a pastor concerned with the enticing pull of Messianic Judaism on your congregation. Perhaps you've merely wondered about the validity of this movement. Or maybe you're a Gentile who has been made to feel less than worthy. Whatever the reason, if you believe that God sees a difference between Jews and Gentiles in the Body of Christ, then this book will help you think again.

"It took courage for Stan to write so pointedly from his broad and insightful experiences within the Messianic movement. Forthright and comprehensive, these chapters deal with a problem all followers of Jesus face-the desire to be accepted by those who have yet to experience God's transforming love."-Arthur F. Glasser, Ph.D., dean emeritus, School of World Mission, Fuller Theological Seminary

"What Stan tells you in this book may come as a revelation. Certainly it will be controversial. Questions should arise, and much discussion should be the result."-Moishe Rosen, founder, Jews for Jesus

"Whether you agree with everything he says or not, you will find the book interesting and enlightening."-D. James Kennedy, Ph.D., senior minister, Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780800792497
Publisher:
Baker Publishing Group
Publication date:
03/01/1997
Pages:
272
Sales rank:
778,872
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.58(d)
Age Range:
17 Years

Meet the Author

Stan Telchin was a Messianic Jew who proclaimed Jesus as Messiah in the U.S. and around the world under the umbrella of Jews for Jesus. He pastored a nondenominational fellowship in suburban Washington DC for fourteen years. Among the books he authored are Abandoned and Messianic Judaism Is Not Christianity.

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