Posts Tagged: Extra-Biblical Literature

The Effect of Mysticism and Gnosticism on the Messianic Movement – Articles

The Jewish mystical tradition and associated ideas and beliefs, have notably never had a huge foothold within mainstream Synagogue teaching. Yet, today’s Messianic Believers need to begin to be much more discerning, and think much more critically about this. We will not only need to evaluate a few things originating from Jewish mysticism which have “slipped in” unnoticed, but as we consider what is in store for us in the future, and things which we must be a bit more careful of.

Jashar, Book of – FAQ

What is your position on the Book of Jashar? I have seen that some Messianics consider it to be legitimate, perhaps even Scripture. This disturbs me. There are only two references to a book of Jashar or sefer haYashar in the Tanach (Old Testament): “So the sun stood still, and the moon stopped, until the […]