Updated: Apr 25, 2020
In the research for my book, I found early on that I needed to ask a tough question:
If the Jews, the people of God, did not believe in Jesus as their promised Messiah, why do Christians?
The simple answer: he didn't come as they expected, or do what they longed for, in the way they thought it should be done.
Why did the Jewish people long for a messiah?
They had been carried away to exile by Babylon because of their sin. They had been allowed to return home, but things were not right, and they knew it. Their sin kept