"For the gifts and the calling of God is irrevocable." (Romans 11:29) ...
Many Christians struggle over the assertion that Messianic Jews are called to live a distinctively Jewish life as part of their faith and calling in Yeshua. It goes without saying that adherents of replacement theology reject any idea of Jewish life in the New Covenant. According to their theology, the Church is now the Israel of God and has taken the place of ethnic Israel as God's elect people; thus all Jews who believe in Yeshua simply need to become Christians just like everyone else. "Get used to it and get over it!" However, we find that even some Christian Zionists, who are committed to the nation of Israel and the Jewish people, struggle with the idea that Messianic Jews are called to a distinctive Jewish life ...
First of all, their support is for Israel and Jews who do not know Yeshua, whereas Jews who become followers of Yeshua are expected to blend in and become like other Christians. Secondly, many assume that in the Age to Come, there will be no more Jewish or other ethnic identification ...
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