Messianic Synagogues

Source: The Complete Library of Christian Worship, Robert E. Webber, General Editor

Messianic Jews claim both Jewish identity and belief in Jesus as Messiah. The worship practices of the messianic synagogues are diverse and fluid, but most draw on the basic structure of Jewish worship while incorporating the New Testament in some way.

The contemporary Messianic Jewish movement locates its roots in the original Jewish community of believers in Jesus that flourished in the century following the Crucifixion. The movement seeks to reconstruct that indigenous messianic presence...


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