1. The difference between witnessing and apologetics
2. The Romans Road for Salvation
MI – G-d’s plan for atonement can be found in the Jewish Scriptures
1. The Jewish Bible teaches all have sinned.
a. The Kings of Israel declare this.
1. Solomon said it.
2. David said it.
b. The Prophets of Israel proclaim this.
1. Isaiah said it.
2. Jeremiah said it.
2. The Jewish Bible teaches there are consequences for sin.
a. Sin causes death.
b. Sin causes separation from G-d.
3. The Jewish Bible teaches atonement only comes through sacrifice.
a. The Jewish concept of atonement.
b. It had to be the shedding of blood.
4. The Jewish Bible teaches Messiah was the sacrifice.
a. For Jewish and Gentile people.
b. He took our place.
5. The Jewish Bible teaches we must accept the Messiah.
6. The Jewish Bible teaches us to receive Him now.
Conclusion: G-d’s plan for forgiveness can be found in the Tanach.
1. What do you think of the message series so far? What do you think are the biggest benefits to doing a series like this? How has it blessed you and in what ways?
2. What do you think of Rabbi Feldman’s description of the differences between modern day Judaism and the Jewish Bible?
3. What does the Jewish Bible teach about sin and its consequences?
4. According to Jewish Scripture, what was the ultimate sacrifice and who was it for? Read Isaiah 53.
5. What does modern-day Judaism teach on how to experience atonement and forgiveness and how would you say this differs from the Jewish Bible (Old Testament) and the N.T. Gospel of Jesus?
6. According to Psalm 2, what should our response be toward God’s Son, the Messiah? What are the consequences to not doing this?
7. How would you say the “Jerusalem Road” is different from the “Roman Road” and what are the philosophies behind it?
Close your group with prayer asking God to help us truly understand the Gospel and that we handle it accurately in sharing it with our Jewish friends. Pray for peace in the world that comes through knowing the Prince of Peace.
Taking it Home:
Study Isaiah 53 and underline the verses that describe who Jesus is and what He did for you.