The Romans were ever vigilant against a Jewish insurrection. Tenacious in their loyalty to ancestral beliefs and customs Jews presented Rome with a unique security problem, once their religious sensibilities were aroused. Moreover, there was the Jewish refusal to practice the formalities of state worship.
A look at the ideas of sin, sacrifice and atonement; their role in Judaism and the way some Christian missionaries distort these to try to convert Jews.
What difference does it make if Jesus did or did not undergo serious blood loss while being prepared for or undergoing execution? Let’s find out.
Isn’t it true that Jesus was a high priest and therefore he offered himself as a sacrifice? Let’s find out in this interesting article by Gerald Sigal.
Didn’t Jesus’ death mark the culmination of his perfect observance of the Mosaic Law and the institution of the perfect and continuous sacrifice for all time? Let’s find out.
There are three biblical regulations, which relate directly to a study of the claim that Jesus was the ultimate passover lamb whose cosmic role is interwoven with the paschal commemoration and its symbolism. The Israelites must offer the blood of the sacrifice without leaven (Exodus 34:25).