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2 Hope of Israel Ministries BIBLE Correspondence Course Lesson 40

An Open Letter from the Staff...

Just WHO is Yeshua the Messiah? Eternal
life is bound up in the answer to this question
(John 17:3). Put the question to Jews and they
reply he was the son of Joseph and Mary -- and that
he lived and died in Judea almost 2,000 years ago.
Ask it of most clergymen and they will state that he
is the second person of a biune or triune God.
Others, while rejecting the Trinitarian concept as
unscriptural and illogical, teach that he pre-existed.
Thus endless controversy has continued; even
those who admit that he lives, violently disagree as
to WHO he is!
Some say that Yeshua is 50% God and
50% man. Yet others say that he is 100% man as HOPE OF ISRAEL MINISTRIES
well as 100% God. The last one is generally
accepted by most. However, from a mathematical BIBLE
standpoint, 200% cannot go into 100% -- would CORRESPONDENCE COURSE
YEHOVAH God, the creator of the science of LESSON 40
mathematics, violate His own system of order?
Some of those trying to support the con- Published at Arcadia, California by Hope of
cept of a “pre-existent” savior argue that Yeshua Israel Ministries (Ecclesia of YEHOVAH).
the Messiah and YEHOVAH God are the SAME
being, or they argue that Yeshua was YEHOVAH EDITOR AND DIRECTOR
of the Old Testament. Does this argument, when John D. Keyser
committed to the laws of logic, hold up?
Taking this a step further, if Yeshua
pre-existed -- then Mary, his mother, would TECHNICAL ADVISOR
have had to too! Yeshua, being born of Mary, Sean C. Keyser
had to have her human genetic makeup in his
being as well. If Mary did not pre-exist HOW, YOUR ENROLLMENT has been paid by
then, did YEHOVAH God go into the future others. Bulk copies for distribution not
and extract her genetic makeup, disassemble given or sold.
Yeshua and insert Mary’s genetic code in him? ADDRESS COMMUNICATIONS to the
Therefore, logically, if Yeshua pre-existed Editor at the following address:
wouldn’t Mary have had to as well? Hope of Israel Ministries, P.O. Box 2186,
Did the Messiah divest himself of his Temple City, California 91780, U.S.A.
previous identity, loose all his former knowledge, _________________________________
power and standing with YEHOVAH God -- only
to establish all this again after his resurrection? About Our Cover...
What for? What did it accomplish? Is such a belief
logical? This lesson will delve into these many The theory of Reincarnation, depicted here by
questions and lay bare the TRUTH about the an artist’s rendition, is just as much a FABLE as
Messiah’s origins. the theory of the Messiah’s pre-existence.

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