1. What does YeShua HaMashiach mean?
YeShua is the Hebraic name of our Lord and Savior. YeShua means salvation or save and is first seen in Exodus 14:13 in the Hebraic text which translates as YeShua. HaMashiach means the Messiah.
2. Why do Hebraic and Messianic congregants refer to Jesus Christ as YeShua HaMashiach?
He is of the tribe of Judah and is a Jew by virtue of his natural posterity, and Hebraic and not Greek nor any other nationality. All scripture is Hebraic, referring to Genesis to Malachi and is the reference from which YeShua and all the people of His time referenced. The Father gave him a name that identifies him with his people, his land, and scripture. This name is above every name that at the name which the Father gave his son, every knee shall bow and every language shall confess.
3. What does it mean to be Hebriac?
It means that the study and or reference of all scripture is based on Hebraic text and understanding. 2 Tim 3:16 All Scripture is God-breathed. This scripture speaks to the only known scripture of YeShua, Sha'ul or any of the Emissaries time, Genesis to Malachi.
4. What is the Torah?
a. The Torah is the original name written in the Hebraic scriptures that properly identifies scripture.
b. It is the first five books of the bible referred to by Greeks as the Pentateuch or the Septuagint in which they the Greeks translated as Law or Nomos.
c. It is the pillar of all Wisdom as referred to by the scriptures in Proverbs 9:1. The number seven in the text refers to (1) Geneses, (2) Exodus, (3) Leviticus, (4) Numbers 1-10:34, (5) Numbers 10:35,36, (6) Numbers 11 to the end, (7) Deuteronomy.
d. It is the teachings of G-d as set forth in Psalms 119:2.
e. It is the instructions in righteousness, Deuteronomy 6:25
f. It is the governance of the Kingdom of G-d
g. It is the covenant between G-d and his people Exodus 19:5; Jeremiah 31:31
h. Through the Torah you will prosper and succeed. Josh 1:8
i. It is restoration for the inner person. Tehillim (Psalms) 19:8
j. It is pure, enlightening the eyes. Tehillim (Psalms) 19:9
k. It is Truth. Tehillim (Psalms) 119:142
l. It provides peace; nothing makes one stumble. Tehillim (Psalms) 119:165
m. The Torah is light. Mishlei (Proverbs) 6:23
n. It keeps you happy. Mishllei (Proverbs) 29:18
o. It is great and glorious Yeshaíyahu (Isaiah) 42:21
p. It is written on the hearts of G-dís people. Yirmeyahu (Jeremiah) 31:32; Messianic Jews (Hebrews) 8:10; 10:16
q. The Torahís aim is the Messiah. Romans 10:4 CJB
r. THe Torah is good. 1Timothy 1:8