Hebrew Voices #96 – Marriage, Illegitimate Children, and Smoking

In this episode of Hebrew Voices, Marriage, Illegitimate Children and Smoking, Nehemia Gordon tells the story of a young man who accidentally got married with a cookie, how the Biblical definition of an illegitimate child differs from the Christian one, and how cultural bias can blind us to the Torah definition of holiness. Abraham wrote: “The Truth of the Scriptures is absent from so many congregations here. Thank you for speaking the Word of truth!” Continue reading

Hebrew Voices #77 – Jewish-Christian Debates in the Middle Ages (Rebroadcast)

Hebrew Voices - Jewish-Christian Debates in the Middle Ages - Nehemia Gordon with Dr. Daniel LaskerIn this episode of Hebrew Voices, Jewish-Christian Debates in the Middle Ages, Nehemia Gordon speaks with Israeli professor Dr. Daniel Lasker, about the painful memory of forced conversions. They talk about the reason most Jews do not have a ready-answer about why they do not believe in Jesus, why people argue things they don't really believe, and how a sarcastic sense of humor served as a defense mechanism in dealing with traumatic realities in Jewish history. This episode contains a world first: a Jewish professor attempts to explain to a Karaite Jew the nuances of the Trinity in Christian theology! Continue reading

Hebrew Voices #121 – Back to Work!

In this episode of Hebrew Voices Back to Work! Nehemia Gordon and Keith Johnson saddle up to discuss going back to work together... to do Hebrew Gospel Pearls! It's a big commitment, so they desperately need your input. Be sure to watch this special episode "Back to Work!" to learn what is involved in them studying Hebrew Matthew together and then vote to let them know if they should do it. Ron wrote: “REALLY hoping it goes ahead! Can’t wait to hear Nehemia’s expertise on this.” Continue reading

Hebrew Voices #117 – Live from Quarantine #3

In this episode of Hebrew Voices, Live from Quarantine #3, I talk with Keith Johnson, his wife Andrea, and my mother, about preparing for Passover while in lockdown. We talk about the challenges of celebrating together amidst this plague, look at the idea that we are sheltering in grace, and remember that Yehovah is our protector. Continue reading

Hebrew Voices #116 – Live from Quarantine #2

In this episode of Hebrew Voices, Live from Quarantine #2, I talk with Keith Johnson about Yehovah as our healer, why God sometimes sends diseases, and how the current lockdown is reminiscent of the plague of the firstborn. Susan wrote: “Thank you for all your insights and for bringing these passages together! I was just reading through Psalms and wondering ‘what does this mean when it says it is an ascent?’ It felt so cool to have the answer to my exact confusion pop up here!” Continue reading