~What do you feel when you hear that “all Israel will be saved”?
~What’s the concrete physical action behind forgiveness?
~Old covenants were made in blood and gore, and so was the new
~The Jewish people are God’s chosen people…chosen to what?
~How did early Christian antisemitism become a thing?
~Do you really believe that everything is from God and is though and for him?Romans 11:16-26(58 minutes)
~Did you know there were two 10% tithes and a 1% tithe?
~There are two words for grafting in and one also means to bless!
~Is it just Gentiles, or do Jews need to be grafted in too?
~Once again, Paul speaks with overwhelming hope for the future of Israel.
~How does it change things to know the hardening was partial and temporary?Romans 11:1-15
~Will ‘The Art of Biblical Cursing’ be the next Christian best-seller?
~That shalomy feeling you get when you’re finally debt-free
~How do you provoke the Jews without bugging them or being a jerk?
~Does Judaism acknowledge the possibility of vicarious atonement? YES.
~What’s the Torah’s special name for the Festival of Sukkot?
Romans 10:9-21 (53 minutes)
~Is “say the sinner’s prayer and you’ll go to heaven” a false gospel?
~What should a Jewish person do/not do to confess Yeshua?
~Why does the Hebrew word for thanks literally mean to throw stuff?
~How is Middle Eastern honour culture different than Western culture?
~The Gospel is a story and it’s time to recover the art of storytelling.Romans 10:1-8
~What’s the difference between Yeshua and Yeshuah?
~Here’s how to turn your jealousy into a positive force
~If “Christ is the end of the law” is the Torah done away with?
~Paul totally quoted verses out of context, was that ok?
~Tips for doing your own in-depth word studiesRomans 9:17-33
~The Hebrew word for patience means to take a long breath
~Do you love the Old Testament and read it as much as the apostle Paul did?
~The authors of Scripture came from Middle Eastern honour cultures
~Christianity’s a religion of faith and Judaism of works, true or false?
~How do different Hebrew NTs render this verse about whether Christ is God?Romans 9:1-16 (49 minutes)
~The context of Paul’s letters is deep gut-wrenching love for the Jewish community
~The main point of Romans 9-11 is NOT predestination, it’s ISRAEL FOREVER.
~Want to see more of the glory of God in your life and church? Here’s how.
~Don’t hide your antisemitism behind verses from Paul taken out of context
~Here’s an example of Hebrew wordplay in the Epistle to the Romans
Romans 8:28-39 (41 minutes)
~Here’s what to do if your Bible reading is getting boring
~Falling in love with a god sounds like mythology but it’s real
~What if foreknowledge and predestination don’t mean what you think?
~If you like glitter and sparkles this is the best news EVER
~Yeshua is interceding for you right now and it’s the stuff of superheroes
Romans 8:12-27 (43 minutes)
~How do I emphatically emphasize something in Hebrew?
~Things go bad when Paul’s read out of context, here’s an example
~”Abba” isn’t actually Hebrew and doesn’t always mean Daddy
~Who or what do you focus on and rally to? That’s your hope.
~Meditation on the physics of glorification and immortality
Romans 8:1-11 (53 minutes)
~Why isn’t Yeshua pronounced “Yay”shua”? Isn’t that a tzere vowel?
~The baptism in the Holy Spirit with the evidence of…Torah-observance?
~Why does everyone have roughly the same idea of a perfect world?
~Did you ever notice how “goofy” your body “guf” is?
~What do I do with those mysterious abbreviations in the footnotes?
Romans 7:13-25 (45 minutes)
~Yeshua was the Law made flesh, like a walking talking Torah scroll
~How to use the Jewish “Pardes” hermeneutic in your Hebrew studies
~Jews get their name from a verb meaning to verbally acknowledge God
~”Draw near” and “in the midst” mean right inside, that’s God and us
~The real you delights in God’s Torah because ultimately it’s spiritual
Romans 7:1-12 (41 minutes)
~Here’s what to do if you’re reading Hebrew and don’t know a word
~Do you have a relationship with the Bible, or the God of the Bible?
~How many reasons did God have for giving the Torah to Israel?
~It may surprise you which gender law and commandments are in Hebrew
~Do you truly believe the 613 commandments are right and good?
Romans 6:1-23 (67 minutes)
~There are three Hebrew words for resurrection and only one means that
~Let’s meditate on the spiritual union we can have the Mashiach
~Here are some goofy puns to help you remember words better
~Does “not under the law” mean the Torah’s been done away with?
~Izzy shares several of his near-death experiences never told before!
~What is this rarely-used synonym for Torah telling you to do?
Romans 5:12-21 (61 minutes)
~”Ben Adam” was Yeshua’s favourite title for himself…why?
~You’d be surprised just how prophetic Jacob’s name was in Hebrew
~Storytellers define culture, it’s why I’m so passionate about Yeshua Groups
~To become embittered and to rebel are the same word, can you relate?
~Meditation on Mashiach’s chesed/devotion and shema/obedience
~Why was the Law given? Was there one reason, or many?
Romans 5:1-11 (45 minutes)
~Having “shalom with God” means you can be 100% real with him
~How are Hasidic Jews a profound picture of New Testament grace?
~What’s the physical action behind the Hebrew word for perseverance?
~The Hebrew word for reconciliation has so much wisdom for relationships
~Story about Izzy reading word by word through the Torah for the first time
~Story about Izzy as a Bible Quizzer memorizing books of the New Testament
Romans 4:1-25 (57 minutes)
~”Father Abraham”…what does that mean, that we’re all Jewish?
~If you don’t read Paul in context you’ll go cray, here are two examples
~What if the conspiracy theory about Jews taking over the world is true…and good?
~How do the Jewish baptismal tank and the Israeli national anthem picture hope?
~There are three Hebrew words for resurrection, here’s what each means
Romans 3:21-31 (42 minutes)
~How did the Shema influence the thinking of the apostles?
~Is it faith in Yeshua, or the the faith of Yeshua?
~What’s the OT equivalent of the NT word for grace?
~Paul used “law” with several different meanings, here they are
~The story of how reading the Hebrew Bible saved Izzy’s faith
Romans 3:9-20 (42 minutes)
~Yes there’s one Torah for all, but which laws apply to which people?
~Translating “torah” as law is misleading, but here’s why it happens
~”Holy TONGUE Institute” would be technically right, but just wrong
~The law is about waaaay more than just showing you how bad you are!
~James used the metaphor of Torah as mirror…there are two sides to that.
Romans 3:1-8 (45 minutes)
~What does “Neither Jew nor Gentile in Christ” mean? No more Jewish people?
~How can the Zionist movement and state of Israel be of God when they’re secular?
~Who were the sons of Belial? Who the heck was Belial anyway?
~Why does every single translation phrase “may it never be” differently?
~Why does Scripture say that God is justified? Did he do something wrong?
Romans 2:14-29 (49 minutes)
~A rant about end-times hype versus the fundamentals of discipleship
~How justification by faith changed Izzy’s grandfather’s life
~”Understanding” this Hebrew word will make your relationships waaay better
~The first time praise is mentioned it’s men talking about a gorgeous woman
~Example of the difference between Delitzsch and Salkinson’s NT translations
Romans 2:1-13 (35 minutes)
~”Sons of man” is actually gender-inclusive in Hebrew
~Shalom means payback!
~Paul wasn’t a racist, but he acknowledged a Jew/Gentile distinction
~You were created with a craving for glory, and that craving is good
~The Hebrew word for rebellious means bitter, negative, reactionary
Romans 1:16-32 (60 minutes)
~Was Paul a racist for saying “for the Jew first”?
~Mashiach means priest or king
~Save means rescue, give victory, make you win
~Jew comes from the verb to thank and praise God
WATCH FREE: Romans 1:1-15 (54 minutes)
~Elephant in the room: why read the New Testament in Hebrew?
~Saul’s name wasn’t changed to Paul
~Calling Gentiles “saints” was a Jewish bombshell
~You can’t love someone you’re not listening to
~The Hebrew phrases for abunch of things