SID: So I’m talking to my orthodox Jewish father. I’m telling him why the Bible is really from God. And then I’m saying to him, “Did you know, Dad, the Torah says clearly that the animal sacrifices will not stop until the Messiah comes.” Yeah, in Daniel 9:26, the Messiah, where it says, “the Anointed One,” that’s what “moshiach” means, “shall be cut off,” that’s die, “but not for himself,” very important, “and the people of the prince who is to come shall destroy the city and the sanctuary.” In 70 A.D. the prince, Titus, and his Roman legions did exactly what Daniel prophesied. And this would inaugurate what Jeremiah 31, Verse 31 through 34 says, “The New Covenant.” This New Covenant is an amazing covenant in which God says, “I’m going to put the Torah inside of you and you will know God, not know about God, KNOW God. It’s the most wonderful thing. Jeremiah says, “Under this [Hebrew], this New Covenant, because the Temple is destroyed you either have to say your sins are not atoned for, because without the shedding of blood there’s no forgiveness of sin, or you have to say Messiah has come. Those are your only two options. And the Messiah not only will allow you to know God, but he says, “I will not just cover your sins under this new covenant. My God,” This is what it says in Jeremiah, “will remember your sins no more.” Pretty cool. I like that. I might remember them, but God says, they don’t exist in my realm. That’s why I can live inside of you and I can come to know you. Well how can you know who the Messiah is? Big question. Ancient rabbis had a good thought. Modern rabbis, I don’t know too much about. The ancient rabbis, they saw predictions that when the Messiah comes there will be peace on Earth. They called the Messiah Ben David. Then they saw other predictions that said when the Messiah comes, he’ll be like Joseph. They called the Ben Joseph. Joseph was betrayed by his own Jewish brothers. Joseph was sold for a few pieces of silver. Joseph was put in a pit and left for dead. Everyone thought he was dead. His father thought he was dead. But he really rose to power to be the savior of the Jewish people. So they said two Messiahs. They were almost right. How about one Messiah, two appearances. How can we have peace on Earth, because that’s what the Messiah is supposed to bring, if there’s a Messiah for the Jews, a Messiah for the Muslims, a Messiah for the Christians? We’re not going to make it with three Messiahs. How about one God, the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob for the whole world. And how about one Messiah, the Jew, Jesus, for the whole world. I want applause on that, too. Come on, give me a break. Moses said, since we Jewish people wouldn’t follow him, God would raise up another leader who would be greater than him. Why greater? Because the Torah says, we must follow this one, because God’s word will be inside his human body. That’s what it says in Deuteronomy, Chapter 18, Verse 17 and 18. He says, “And the Lord said to me, ‘What they have spoken is good. I will raise up for them a prophet like you,'” like Moses, “‘from among their brethren and I will put my words in his mouth and he shall speak to them all I command, and it shall be that whoever will not hear my words, which he speaks in my name, I will require it of him.'” There are over 300 specific predictions of Messiah. Let me just tell you a couple. Every one, every one, every one has come true. Every one. You know, I don’t think it’s possible to not believe Jesus is the Jewish Messiah if you think for yourself and have all the facts. It’s not possible to not realize that he is the Messiah. Not possible. Micah said he’d be born in Bethlehem of Judea. Five Bethlehems at the time Jesus was born. He just had happened to be born in Bethlehem of Judea. Isaiah said there would be a miracle sign on the world, 7:14: “A virgin shall conceive.” It was a young woman. That wouldn’t be a miracle. That’s normal. “And this child would be called Emmanuel, God is with us.” Now this Messiah would be from the ancestry of King David and the gentiles would follow him. Isaiah said, “In that day there shall be a root of Jesse,” that’s David’s father, “who shall stand as a banner to the people and the gentiles will see him.” Well what Messiah did the gentiles follow? Jesus. It’s pretty clear. Zachariah 11:13 says, “He’d be betrayed for 30 pieces of silver.” You know how many pieces of silver he was betrayed for? Thirty pieces of silver. Listen to this, the silver, Zachariah said, would be thrown into the House of the Lord, the Temple and it would be for potters. It would be, let me read this exact. He says, “And the Lord said to me, ‘Throw it to the potter.'” Guess where he was buried? Potter’s Field. He would die by crucifixion before they even knew about crucifixion. This is Psalm 22: “My life is poured out like water. All my bones are out of joint. My heart is like wax, melting within me. My strength is dried up like a sun baked plague. My tongue sticks to the room of my mouth.” It says in Psalm 22, “They would divide his garments by gambling.” That’s exactly what happened. He would come before the destruction of the second temple. In Isaiah 53, “Who’s going to believe the report of the prophets? All we like sheep have gone astray. We’ve all turned everyone to his own way and the Lord has laid on him the iniquity of us all. He was oppressed and he was afflicted, yet he opened not his mouth.” You read that sometime. Dad, it’s so important. I was talking to my dad. It’s so important you believe in Messiah. Why? Because Daniel, the 12th Chapter says, “Those that are buried in the dust, some shall rise to everlasting life and some to everlasting condemnation.” Everlasting is a pretty long time, you know. So choose. This is what I want you to do. I want you to ask God if Jesus is the Jewish Messiah, and say this prayer with me out loud. Do this right now, out loud. Dear God.

Audience:  Dear God.

SID: I’m a sinner.

Audience:  I’m a sinner.

SID: Against you.

Audience:  Against you.

SID: And you alone by sin.

Audience:  And you alone by sin.

SID: And I’m so sorry.

Audience:  And I’m sorry.

SID: I believe.

Audience:  I believe.

SID: The blood of Jesus.

Audience:  The blood of Jesus.

SID: Washes away my sins.

Audience:  Washes away my sins.

SID: And Jesus is my Lord.

Audience:  And Jesus is my Lord.

SID: Amen.

Audience:  Amen.

SID: You did it!

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