In this eye-opening broadcast, Rabbi Tovia Singer illustrates how the author of the Book of Matthew frequently, systematically, and deliberately altered the Jewish Scriptures in order to persuade potential converts that Jesus is the promised Jewish messiah. To accomplish this feat, the first gospel manipulated, misquoted, mistranslated, and even fabricated verses in the Hebrew Scriptures […]
Mary has been venerated by millions since the early church. Why and how did the striking stories about her own life develop within a short time following the birth of Christianity? Moreover, Rabbi Singer responds to the nagging question: Did Isaiah in fact predict that the Messiah would be born to a virgin? How did […]
Rabbi Tovia Singer illustrates to his Indonesian audience that the author of the Book of Matthew changed the Jewish Scriptures so that a passage in the Book of Micah appeared to predicted that the messiah was to be born in the city of Bethlehem. Lecture presented in Jakarta with Indonesian Translation.
On eleven occasions Matthew employs “fulfillment citations,” where the author claims the events in the life of Jesus clearly fulfilled prophecy in the Jewish Scriptures. Among all the four Gospels, Matthew is the only author to implement this approach. In his nativity story, Matthew claims that the Jewish prophets foretold that the messiah would be […]