As a Jewish Messiah-follower, Kevin explores his two main reasons why he calls the Master “Yeshua,” rather than “Jesus.” This episode traces the Messiah’s name through Hebrew, Greek, Latin and English (visually illustrated in the video version), then explains the importance of preserving its meaning—and the impact it can have—both for believers in general, and specifically on Messianic Jewish identity.

What Is the Good News of Yeshua? (Part 8)

Having dispersed Noah’s descendants to form a world of nations, God continued His reconciling work through obscure, unremarkable Abraham. God covenanted with Abraham that He would make him into a great nation, give him a great name, and make him a blessing to all the families of the earth. God also promised Abraham a land as a possession for the generations that would miraculously be born through him. And even though he had no children, and was personally given no inheritance in the land—“not even a footstep” (Acts 7:5, mjlt)—Abraham believed God. The covenant made by the God of Promise was renewed with Abraham’s son Isaac, and again with Isaac’s son Jacob…

…the promise, however, would not come without pain. Read more