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Magi

Magi

Magi(Plural of Latin magus; Greek magoi). The “wise men from the East” who came to adore Jesus in Bethlehem (Matthew 2). Rationalists regard the Gospel account as fiction; Catholics insist that it is a narrative of fact, supporting their interpretation...
Magi

The Christmas Star

PART 1:  When was Jesus born?The Christmas story, as told by Matthew and Luke, with the angels, shepherds, wise men and star has gripped the imagination of many over the last 20 centuries. What is interesting is that these biblical narratives provide the basic...
Who Were the Magi?

Who Were the Magi?

Each year, as we approach the holiday season, our preparations for Christmas include revisiting the events surrounding the birth of Our Lord. Bethlehem, (1) the shepherds, and the angels are familiar to us all. But not much is generally known about the mysterious...
The Language of Yeshua and the New Testament – Part 1

The Language of Yeshua and the New Testament – Part 1

Welcome to Aramaic Thoughts! First and foremost, let me say that I am a simple person and I write for simple people in simple language. I am somewhat of an academic, with a pharmacy degree and aspirations of becoming a heart surgeon, but when it comes to scholarly...
The Difference Between a Church and a Messianic Synagogue

The Difference Between a Church and a Messianic Synagogue

Differences Between Churches and Messianic SynagoguesI can sense this common call and gifting in many Gentile church pastors I meet. We have much in common, because we are both helping to bring a body of believers into spiritual maturity. However, as we share our...