Messianic Judaism: Monotheistic Religion

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Messianic Judaism By Letitia L. Bryant-Busby University of Phoenix Online Campus When you think of Judaism, you think of praying to only one God. Why? You ask. Because Judaism is a Monotheistic religion meaning Jewish people pray to only one God. Created about 4000 years ago, Judaism was the only religion that did pray to only one God. Other religions prayed to more than one God making them polytheistic. This paper is about a sect of Judaism known as Messianic Judaism. This group of Jews believed that Jesus of Nazareth or Yeshua was the promised Messiah of the Old Testament or the Torah. Continuing to observe traditional Hebrew doctrines while still embracing Christianity. These believers may attend…show more content…
It starts on the evening of April 19 and lasts for a whole week. It has three feasts in it. Passover is the first (Think of the movie The Ten Commandments), The next day is the feast of Unleavened Bread, and the third Feast is the Feast of First Fruits Then Pentecost what we called Shavuot (Sha-voo-oht). We count 50 days beginning during the Feast of First Fruits. The 50th day is Shavuot. Then we have a minor break. When fall begins to approach we have Yom Kippur (The Day of Atonement) Rosh Hashanah (The Jewish New Year) and then Sukkot (or Feast of Booths or Tabernacles as some like to call it.) The next is Hanukkah which is usually in December. After Hanukkah comes Purim which usually falls in February. Describing these holidays is another page of questions. I can provide a little more detail if…show more content…
With the roots of Christianity found in Judaism, with Abraham as the founder of religions, who encouraged the belief in one God and also brought the people to the promised land. Not to forget Moses who freed the Israelites from the rule of Egypt and entered them into a covenant with God. This makes them have important similarities. They both believe that Jesus Christ or Yeshua was crucified, the belief in the existence in one God, although Christianity has the Holy Trinity, they both believe the Messiah is coming and that there is an after life. We should try to communicate better with others in this vast world of ours. No one should be condemned because their faith is not exactly like ours. We were all created equally, and should have the right to live our lives, not like others want us to, but to live our lives by what we believe is right for us. This includes individuals that believe or do not believe in God. We need to be able to get along and live a more peaceful life because of who we are as individuals.

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