The Torah of Messiah

“Hear now, O Israel, the decrees and laws I am about to teach you. Follow them so that you may live and may go in and take possession of the land that the LORD, the God of your fathers, is giving you. Do not add to what I command you and do not subtract from […]

‘Messianic Good News’ – what’s in a name?

Day after day, in the temple courts and from house to house, they never stopped teaching and proclaiming the good news that Jesus is the Christ [i.e. the Messiah] (Acts 5:42). In 1950 John Düring, a Jewish Christian who had fled from Germany to South Africa during the Second World War, founded the Good News Missionary […]

Remember the Sabbath Day

Remember the Sabbath day by keeping it holy. Six days you shall labour and do all your work, but the seventh day is a Sabbath to the LORD your God. On it you shall not do any work, neither you, nor your son or daughter, nor your manservant or maidservant, nor your animals, nor the […]

The Christian’s Relationship to the Mosaic Law

This is an edited version of Mauro’s original article.  The Gentile Believer and the Law We have said that the experience of the ‘wretched man’ of Romans 7 is not the normal experience of a converted Gentile. It is, nevertheless, a sad fact that it may (and often does) become the abnormal experience of converted […]

Keeping the Feasts?

The LORD said to Moses, “Speak to the Israelites and say to them: ‘These are my appointed feasts, the appointed feasts of the LORD, which you are to proclaim as sacred assemblies. There are six days when you may work, but the seventh day is a Sabbath of rest, a day of sacred assembly. You are […]

The Law of Christ

This is an edited version of chapter ten of Mauro’s book, The Gospel of the Kingdom, first published in 1927. It shows that salvation by grace brings us under the Law of Christ – God’s law for the kingdom age – which is willingly obeyed by every believer. THE character of every Kingdom is expressed in its law. Next […]

WHAT’S IN A NAME? | Controversy over the divine name

Then Manoah inquired of the angel of the LORD, “What is your name, so that we may honor you when your word comes true?” He replied, “Why do you ask my name? It is beyond understanding” (Judges 13:17-18) It has become fashionable in some Christian circles to revert to the Hebrew names of YHWH and […]