Challenges common presuppositions regarding the purpose, message and relevance of these three letters. By delving into their original Jewish context we will discover a world of hope, love, and God's ongoing covenant-faithfulness to Israel. The author's theology, particularly his understanding of the divine nature of Messiah, is thoroughly embedded within the Jewish world of the first century.
About the Author
Joshua Brumbach is the Senior Rabbi of Beth Emunah Messianic Synagogue in Agoura Hills, California, adjunct instructor of Jewish Studies at Messianic Jewish Theological Institute, and the author of a previous commentary in this series, Jude: On Faith and the Destructive Influence of Heresy (April 2014).