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 […]

Scottish Minister Robert M’Cheyne is Presented to the Hebrew Reader for the First Time

Most of you are familiar with the name Robert Murray M’Cheyne, the famous Scottish minister. M’Cheyne had a special love for the Jewish people and a deep desire to see them come to a saving knowledge of their Messiah. Although he only lived for 29 years, he left the universal church with a great legacy. […]

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, […]

Churches in Israel: Proclaiming the True Messiah

Churches in Israel are growing in evangelistic confidence and doctrinal care, even as they wrestle with the cost of being identified with Gentile believers. Too often Israel takes the forefront of the news and social media because of a terrorist attack, the issue of settlements, or a related political issue. Unfortunately, these negative headlines obscure […]

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 […]