Variations of the Hebrew name Yeshua (Jesus). The top two are pronounced Yehoshua, and the bottom one is a contraction that is pronounced Yeshua. This spelling and pronunciation were typical in Jerusalem during the Second Temple period.
The Lord goes on to command Moses to take vengeance on the Midianites in retaliation for their seducing the Israelites at Baal-peor. Yes, against his own wife’s people! Both Balak, the King of Moab, and Balaam, who had advised that Israel would be cursed if they were drawn into sin, are killed in this battle.
Why do ancient and modern Rabbis alike think that Messiah will be raised from the grave?
Resurrection of Messiah in the Hebrew Scriptures
Rabbis have not made up the idea that Messiah will be raised from the dead.
Why did Elohim have to WRITE His laws on our hearts? The Jews had the law written down on stone, papyrus, and on other articles of writing for 4000 years and did not follow them, oh yes once in a while one of the Old Testament fathers did but the majority of the time they did not. Moreover, we have the Ruach HaKodesh (Holy Spirit) living inside us and seals us and who convicts us when we behave without God’s love.
Let’s find out if Yeshua passes this critical Messianic test by following the seed’s journey through Scripture, starting at Creation.
He is El Shaddai—The Almighty. Although some people may foolishly put their trust in their own resources or abilities, those who know the God of Israel can put their trust in His name, knowing there is safety, power, protection, healing, and refuge in the name of God.
We come knowing that because of His resurrection He not only holds the power to forgive our sins, but has absolute victory over death, and has defeated the enemy once and for all!
We come in faith knowing that there is no other name, no other person, who is above Him, so, it matters not if we use the name of Jesus or Yeshua. I hope this helps.
Imagine what a beautiful scene it will be when “a great multitude that no one could count, from every nation, tribe, people and language” comes out of the Great Tribulation and stands before the throne “holding palm branches in their hands,” crying out in a loud voice.
Jesus (Yeshua) is the only one who has the power to spread His wings over the Gentile nations and His beloved brethren of Israel to redeem them. So, as you see, He is not only our Messiah, Saviour, and Lord, but also our Brother, and Yeshua fulfilled the ancient role of Kinsman Redeemer with His love for us!
While the people of Nazareth rejected Jesus in spite of the fact that he grew up there, others poked fun at Him because He grew up there, such as Nathaniel who said, “Can anything good come from Nazareth?” (John 1:46)