Why Do People Believe Jesus Is the Jewish Messiah?
It’s Christmastime! People tend to think of the birth of the Messiah as a Christian, Gentile thing, but it’s actually a Jewish thing historically. To wit, the first people who believed that Jesus (His name in Greek) or Y’shua (His name in Hebrew) was the Jewish Messiah were Jews. Of course they were – Jesus was Jewish. The Messiah was to be a descendent of King David, who was from Bethlehem in Judea. Jesus’ genealogy is given in both Matthew chapter 1 and Luke chapter 3. Thes