L'Chaim Messianic Jewish Congergations
I am Messianic
Rabbi Dale, & I hope you are having a
Great Day in G-D!
BLCMJC Frequently Asked
What is a Messianic Jew?
you Jewish or Christian?
A. Let me
first explain about Judaism first in
order to properly answer you question.
Within Judaism there is
5 Branches that in the Christians world
would be called
These 5 branches are
Each of the branches are
Jews even through we each have a
different view of what Judaism is.
Now Messianic Judaism is
those Jews who have been in one of the
other branches but now have come to know
that the "Messiah" we have been
waiting on is Yeshua Ha' Masciah or
Yeshua the Messiah. Gentile Christians
call him in English "Jesus
Christ", which the word has only
been used for only in existence for a
1,000 years. Many people of various
languages call Him by various names but
His original Name is Yeshua.
Q. The Question is
wheter we are Jewish or
A. We are Jews that as
i said before have come to know that
Yeshua is the promised Messiah. Yes we
are still Jews and problay more so since
many of us before we come to Yeshua
didn't go to temple very much except High
Holy Days. Like some so called Christians
only go to church on Christmas Eve &
Q. Are we Christians
A. I would have to
answer No & Yes. let me explain.
The word "Christian
is a Gentile word & since we are NOT
Gentiles but rather we are Jews the
Answer would be No.
But Yes we are Followers
of Yeshua is also called Jesus we in a
sense are Christian but Not Christian. We
are still Jews. Even through we can all
come to Him Equally we have our
We as Jewish Believers
are the Original Church even before the
Catholics. Many Gentiles are now coming
to us & waiting to find out about
their "Jewish Roots"
Now Let me explain more
of what a Messianic Jew is on the Next