Category Archives: Written Materials

Messianic Judaism and Christian Confessionalism – Schism or Unity Through Diversity

By: David Zadok Presented on LCJE, Europe, Berlin, 2017.   © David Zadok   Introduction Confessions and creeds are not only biblical but also Jewish. While we may think that Confessionalism is a Christian “invention” and especially that they sprouted like mushrooms during and after the Reformation, I believe that the facts argue otherwise. All […]

Luther and the Jews: The Impact of Luther on Theology and Society

By: David Zadok Presented on LCJE – Europe, Berlin, 2017.   © David Zadok   Introduction This year the world, and certainly Germany, is celebrating the 500th year of the nailing of the Martin Luther’s 95 Theses on the door of the Castle Church in Wittenberg. Apparently, he wrote them between April and October of […]

The Cleansing of Israel

Ezekiel 36:22-32 “The Cleansing of Israel” by: David Zadok Netherlands, October 2017   Introduction Book of Ezekiel is probably one of the more difficult books to study and understand in the Old Testament. It is the more challenging also in light of the visions and oracles. Most of us are familiar with the vision of […]

Jonathan Edwards on Revival

By: Prof. Willem van Vlastuin, Lecture was given by W. van Vlastuin at the pastors-meeting of Grace and Truth, 15 September 2017 in Tel Aviv. Willem van Vlastuin is Professor of Theology and Spirituality of Reformed Protestantism at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and Rector of the Restored Reformed Seminary there.   Imagine. It’s 1734 and we are […]

Place of Israel in God’s Redemptive Plan

© David Zadok CWI, HaGefen Publishing The Place of Christ Our world exists and develops because of God and his Son Jesus Christ. History, that is His story, is all about Him and his plan of salvation for mankind, his image bearers. The past, present, and future is not about Israel or the Jewish nation, […]

A Messianic Jewish View on the Israeli Palestinian Conflict

Borough Park Symposium David Zadok © 2014   Disclaimer I admit that while I am a Messianic Jew or a Jewish Christian, I don’t necessarily represent the messianic view, but a view. Secondly, being an Israeli who has spent more than seventeen years in the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF), both in active duty and as […]

Israel: Between Promises and Reality 4

Presented in Germany, October, 2015   Session 4: The Reality of Israel Introduction   In the last three sessions, we have seen the patterns in which God in his great wisdom deals with us. We concentrated particularly on the line of the seed of woman through Israel and the promises God made and the covenants […]

Israel: Between Promises and Reality 3

Presented in Germany, October, 2015   Session 3: The Pattern of God in the New Testament Introduction So far we have surveyed the pattern of God dealing with Israel in general terms from the Old Testament. Now, we want to look at that pattern from the New Testament perspective. When we come to the New […]