I Believe, But I Didn’t Convert

The word ‘convert‘ in modern vernacular means to leave one’s religion for another. So when Jewish people hear you speak of converting from Judaism to Christianity, they hear you asking them to betray their heritage, religion and people. However the New Covenant writers and evangelists NEVER asked Jewish people to convert to a new religion, but to believe in the Messiah.

First published at MessiahsMandate.org

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Ron Cantor
Ron Cantor is the congregational leader of Tiferet Yeshua, a Hebrew speaking congregation in Tel Aviv, Israel. He is also the director of Messiah's Mandate International in Israel, a Messianic ministry dedicated to taking the message of Yeshua (Jesus) from Israel to the ends of the earth (Acts 1:8) and teaching the Church about the Jewish Roots of the New Testament. He is the author of Identity Theft and his testimony, Leave Me Alone, I’m Jewish.

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