Israel (MNN) — If I give my life to Jesus, can I nonetheless be Jewish?
The query got here from Sarah Rabinovitch, a Holocaust survivor dwelling in Israel. She lived by means of the Nazi reign, a harrowing ship journey to Israel, and excessive poverty.
Rising up, Sarahs essential publicity to Christians got here by means of Germans and Russians who claimed the identify of Jesus whereas murdering her folks. She was suspicious of Christians and particularly of Messianic Jews who adopted Christ.
However when Sarah went to a Holocaust Survivor banquet hosted by Uncharted Ministries, her coronary heart stirred when she heard Jesuss phrases learn from the New Testomony.
JoAnn with Uncharted Ministries lovingly replied to Sarahs query:
After all you’ll nonetheless be Jewish! Following Jesus is probably the most Jewish factor you are able to do! It doesnt change your ethnicity, but it surely does commerce in faith for a relationship with the Dwelling God.
As Sarah spoke with JoAnn, she felt the motion of the Holy Spirit. There, Sarah started a relationship with Jesus.Uncharted Ministries Tom Doyle says their outreach to Holocaust survivors like Sarah is essential on this technology.
The Israeli comptroller estimates that each one Holocaust survivors can be gone in about eight years. Some are even saying it might be 5 years and there received’t be any extra Holocaust survivors in Israel. They’ll be gone. The common age [of a Holocaust survivor] proper now could be 88.
Doyle says most Holocaust survivors at this time come from an atheist background. Like Sarah, they are usually cautious of those that name themselves Christians.
Due to what they endured, they will’t fathom there’s a God. However by means of love and reaching out to them and simply spending time with them, they see it in folks. They begin to have that spark once more. ‘Okay, maybe there can be a God.’ After which after all, the Father attracts them to Jesus.
Final yr, Uncharted Ministries noticed over 60 Holocaust survivors start relationships with Jesus and get baptized.
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In the meantime, Doyle asks, Pray for Holocaust survivors. It’s a brief fuse on this ministry. We don’t have numerous time left, however they want Jesus.
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