Sion's Jewish Instruction Pages

Useful instruction for Jews

This instruction is presented in the list below.


 

Dialogue of Justin, Philosopher and Martyr, with Trypho, a Jew 

Objections against the right explanation of Isaiah 53 nullified

The Heidelberg Catechism

A Confession of Faith

The Institutes of the Christian Religion, written by John Calvin

This is an explanation of the Ten Commandments, by Thomas Watson

This is an explanation of The Lord's Prayer, by Thomas Watson

All of Grace. An earnest word with those who are seeking salvation by the Lord Jesus Christ, by C.H. Spurgeon

Samuel Rutherford wrote many godly letters. Here is a selection

There is much to learn in the Two Short Catechisms of Owen

Read John Owen on Communion with God

Read also A Vindication of some Passages in this Discourse concerning Communion with God

Read about the life of Dr. Owen. Written by Andrew Thomson, B.A., Edinburgh

Gospel Grounds and Evidences of the Faith of God's Elect, by John Owen 

The Doctrine of Justification by Faith, Through the Imputation of the Righteousness of Christ, by John Owen

The Glory of Christ, by John Owen 

Christologia: a Declaration of the Glorious Mystery of the Person of Christ, by John Owen

The Doctrine of the Trinity and of the Person and Satisfaction of Christ, by John Owen

The Method of Grace in the Gospel Redemption, by John Flavel

Here is a display of Christ in His essential and mediatorial glory, by John Flavel

Sermons on the Heidelberg Catechism, by Rev. G. H. Kersten

Jewish Messianic Interpretations of Zechariah 12:10

What's a Christian's Great Interest? Guthrie answers it

Jewish Messianic Interpretations of Psalm 2

The Excellency of Christ: A Sermon by Jonathan Edwards

Jewish Interpretations of "Bar" as "Son" in Psalm 2:12

A sermon from Jonathan Edwards: Absent from the Body 

How prophecies refer to Jesus; about Hebrew tenses

Selections from Calvin's Commentary on the Minor Prophets

The Virgin Birth in the Old Testament and Isaiah 7:14. By Charles Lee Feinberg, Dallas Theological Seminary

A commentary on Joel, by John Calvin

The Oral Torah is passed on by priests, who are departed out of the way, who have caused many to stumble at the law, and who have corrupted the covenant of Levi, saith the LORD of hosts, Malachi 2:8. (fuller explanation available)

A commentary on Jonah, by John Calvin

Who is a liar but he that denieth that Jesus is the Christ? 1 John 2:22.

A commentary on Malachi, by John Calvin

The sceptre has departed from Judah. So the Messiah has come already. (fuller explanation available) 

A commentary on Micah, by John Calvin

Ezekiel shaved off his beard. Some still wear it (fuller explanation available)

A commentary on Nahum, by John Calvin

In former times the Israelites came out of Egypt. Jesus perfected this. (fuller explanation available) 

A commentary on Obadiah, by John Calvin

Rabbi Moses Abraham Levi said regarding the time of Messiah's coming: "I have examined and searched all the Holy Scriptures and have not found the time for the coming of Messiah clearly fixed, except in the words of Gabriel to the prophet Daniel, which are written in the 9th chapter of the prophecy of Daniel" The Messiah of the Targums, Talmuds and Rabbinical Writers, 1971.

A commentary on Zechariah, by John Calvin

Behold, a virgin shall conceive, and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel. Isaiah 7:14.

A commentary on Zephaniah, by John Calvin

Rabbi Moses Ben Maimon (Maimonides) said regarding Daniel's seventy weeks prophecy: "Daniel has elucidated to us the knowledge of the end times. However, since they are secret, the wise (rabbis) have barred the calculation of the days of Messiah's coming so that the untutored populace will not be led astray when they see that the End Times have already come but there is no sign of the Messiah" (Emphasis added). Igeret Teiman, Chapter 3 p.24.

A commentary on the Epistle to the Hebrews, by John Calvin

God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. John 3:16.

A commentary on Hosea, by John Calvin

Regarding the times referred to in Daniel's prophecy of the seventy weeks, Rabbi Judah said: "These times were over long ago", Babylonia Talmud Sanhedrin 98b and 97a.

A commentary on Haggai, by John Calvin

The Rabbis' Dilemma: A Look at Isaiah 53

A commentary on Habakkuk, by John Calvin

The Day the Rabbi was Wrong

A commentary on Amos, by John Calvin 

Jewish Messianic Interpretations of Isaiah 53

A commentary on Genesis, by John Calvin

Mathetes writes to Diognetes about the worship of the Christians, as opposed to the one of Gentiles and Jews

John Bunyan wrote The Pilgrim's Progress; read how a pilgrim fares on earth 

Explanation of the seventy weeks of Daniel 9

Augustine's important four books On Christian Doctrine

Here's an explanation of the seventy weeks of Daniel by Dr. John Thomas

The Enchiridion of Augustine

Is the 70th week of Daniel future or fulfilled?

The Confessions of Augustine 

Read about the excellency of Christ in the Epistle of Ignatius to the Philippians

Liturgy of the reformed churches

The true doctrine respecting God and Christ explained in Ignatius' letter to the Antiochians 

Read the Canons ratified in the National Synod of the Reformed Church, held at Dordrecht

Gill's sound explanation of Isaiah 7:14

Luther's Little Instruction Book (The Small Catechism), contains useful religious instruction

Jewish objections against the translation of Isaiah 7:14 (the virgin shall conceive) swept away

It will be good to read something about the life of the late Reverend Mr. John Flavel, Minister of Dartmouth

Jerome's view on the translation of Isaiah 7:14 is expressed in his work, The perpetual Virginity of blessed Mary

The Consolation of the Sick is an instruction in faith, and the way of salvation, to prepare the believer to die willingly

Here you have a Jewish calculation about the 70 weeks of Daniel

Rev. L.G.C. Ledeboer, Reformed Minister, wrote Simple Catechism Questions for Children

Read about the King Jesus, and the prediction of His triumphal entry into Jerusalem

Here you have the text of The Shorter Catechism. Contains useful truth

And here you have an explanation of The Shorter Catechism

A teacher and a student talking about the honor due to a rescuer. An eye-opener

Now read some letters and documents of people living in the Early Church 

Will there be peace in Messiah's times? 

A Compendium of the Christian Religion: the text of it

A Compendium of the Christian Religion: a commentary on it

Behold, the virgin is pregnant and she is about to bear a son. The Immanuel Prophecy of Isaiah 7:14 explained by William Brooks

Clarifications of many parts of the Scriptures: The Scriptures Opened 

Comments on Daniel's Seventy Weeks

Important to take note of Deuteronomy Studied

Explanation of Matthew 2:15, Out of Egypt, I called My Son

What about wearing a beard

Explanation of Genesis 49:10, The scepter shall not depart from Judah ... until Shiloh come 

About oral teaching by the priests and the Levites

Writings of the Rev. John Bradford Prebendary of St. Paul's, and Martyr, A.D. 1555

 


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