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If I Was a Jew, I Would Read the New Testament for This One Reason

If I Was a Jew, I Would Read the New Testament for This One Reason

I’m not a Jew. But I do love the Jewish Scriptures. And I believe they contain a compelling reason to read what Christians call the New Testament, and it’s a reason that’s often overlooked.

What's with the Hebrew?

What's with the Hebrew?

This week I finished a year and a half travail in the study of Biblical Hebrew. I still haven’t learned anything about modern Hebrew. And so I can’t introduce myself or make even the most basic comment about the weather in Hebrew to my Jewish neighbours. And yet I’ve poured more hours than I’d care to count into my studies. Many people have asked me to explain why. Let me share three ways that studying Biblical languages has helped me to understand the Bible better.