The Upper Room Discourse 100

The Upper Room Discourse 100 Rabbi Michael Weiner

Summary, part 5 of 5 – John, Chapter 17 Chapter 17 contains Yeshua’s impassioned prayer to the Father. It is the middle of the night and He is only moments from His betrayal by the hands of Judas. While John 17 contains the fullness of Yeshua’s prayer, Luke 22 sets the scene in detail. Yeshua…
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The Upper Room Discourse 99 Rabbi Michael Weiner

Summary, part 4 of 5 – John, Chapter 16 Here, in John 16, Yeshua closes off His time of teaching (speaking substantially with) His disciples, focusing on the significance of His death and resurrection. He is preparing the disciples for what is about to happen. Yeshua knows the disciples are grief stricken over what He…
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The Upper Room Discourse 97 Rabbi Michael Weiner

Summary, part 2 of 5 – John, Chapter 14 There are 31 verses in John 14, and each one of them is worthy of our attention. That’s why I wrote so extensively about them. Picking a favorite is like picking your favorite child. It just can’t be done. They are each special in their own…
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The Upper Room Discourse 96 Rabbi Michael Weiner

Rabbi Trail: It came to me last night, while I was sleeping, that there are five more pieces to write on the Upper Room Discourse. I want to make them a collective summary. It also came to me that there are five chapters in the URD, so today we will summarize John, Chapter 13. End…
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Matthew 5:3-9 Summary Rabbi Michael Weiner

Before we move on to the rest of the Sermon On The Mount, let’s take a few moments to review. When translated into English, each of these seven verses start with the word “blessed.” The usual word for “blessed” in Hebrew is Baruch. It connotes a “bent knee” or submission. But the Hebrew equivalent to…
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Jewish Evangelism – Isaiah 53 – Part 10 Rabbi Michael Weiner

Isaiah 53:12 Therefore I will give Him a portion with the great, and He will divide the spoil with the mighty – because He poured out His soul to death, and was counted with transgressors. For He bore the sin of many, and interceded for the transgressors. Isn’t this a great summary verse? The whole…
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The Ten Commandments – Wrap Up 2 Rabbi Michael Weiner

Yesterday, I made a promise. Today, by the grace of God, I am going to keep it. What the world would be like if God were in charge? How did this get to be the big question of the day? For about three weeks I’ve been writing on the Ten Commandments. As I’m wrapping up…
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