Yeshua, in a nutshell...

Proverbs 30: 4 Who has cupped the wind in the palms of his hands? Who has wrapped up the waters in his cloak? Who established all the ends of the earth? What is his name, and what is his son's name? Surely you know!

Many Jewish "counter-missionaries" and their converts attempt to use the above passage in a sarcastic way, insisting that this scripture has no relevant meaning.

However, coupled with many other references including Isaiah 53 and the foreshadowing of Yeshua in all of YHWH's mo'edim/feasts, it is hard to negate the fact that YHWH does have a "Son...

But, let's back up a bit. First and foremost, we must realize that YHWH (Yahweh), our Creator, is indeed, ONE. He said so! Whenever we attempt to illustrate the concept of God to the atheists who write to our website, we like to compare the idea of Him to a fiber optic lamp with its myriad lights emanating from the ends of long, thin tubes. The lights appear ONLY because of the base that is powered by electricity.

Without the base, there would be no light. The Entity of YHWH is the "base" with His light emanating everywhere via whatever "form" He chooses. For instance, He revealed Himself to Moshe through a burning bush, to the Israelites as pillars of cloud and fire, and as "three men" to Abraham at the Oaks of Mamre - and in a myriad other ways.

One of those Points of Light emanating from the base of fiber optics lamp mentioned above was Messiah Yeshua, whom YHWH sent to Earth as His Representative, to show mankind who God is and what He expects of His people, to teach His Torah and personally show His people how to properly obey it; and then to martyr himself as the Final SIN Offering, thus, providing those who accept YHWH as their God with a way to "start all over again" by repenting and changing their ways to comply with Torah Instructions - AFTER becoming "believers"....

Unlike any other form we've ever seen Yeshua was the ONLY one who had a Name - and it was YHWH's Name WITHIN His own Name! Even the names of the angels contain only "El" (MichaEL, GabriEL, RafaEL, etc); but Yeshua's Name means "YHWH is Salvation." Yeshua had a divine qnoma/Nature - in other words, He was "powered" by YHWH. Yeshua was NOT the Base of the lamp; he did NOT come to replace YHWH or to be "God" - rather, He was an "arm" of YHWH (Isaiah 53:1), doing his Father's will on earth:

Luke 4: 43 "But he (Yeshua/Jesus) said, "I must preach the good news of the Kingdom of God to the other towns also, because that is why I was sent."

Luke 8: 1. And it happened after these things that Y'shua was going around in the cities and in the villages and was preaching and declaring the Kingdom of Elohim.

Acts 28: 23 From morning till evening the Apostle Paul explained and declared the Kingdom of God and tried to convince people about Yeshua from the Law of Moses and from the Prophets.

In other words, one could say YHWH used the "form" of Messiah Yeshua to reveal the Nature of ELOHIM through a human vessel ... in a personal way that His people could understand with their limited, human mindsets.

Below is an explanation borrowed from the Aramaic English New Testament, which further explains YHWH's Son:

Qnoma is a very important term that has been greatly diluted and misunderstood over the centuries. Through an exceedingly complex linguistic chain of events this word, meaning "an occurrence of a nature" got morphed and perverted into "person" in Greek. As a result, the One Elohim (YHWH) is represented in a pagan manner in the Greek New Testament as a "person" distinct and equal with "Elohim the Son" and "Elohim the Ruach haKodesh." Instead, it is the oneness of YHWH that manifests in Mashiyach, not that Mashiyach’s divinity is separate from his Father’s. However, in this case we are talking about humanity and not YHWH, and both of them have "natures" that cannot be seen, and yet are a root part of their being.

Or, to put it another way, a "nature" is like a body hidden behind a curtain. For those in the audience, nothing of that nature can be seen. Then, all of a sudden, a hand and part of an arm appears through the veil. While we know there is a body attached to that limb, the limb is all we see. Furthermore, that arm moves with full force, will and agreement of the mind that controls the body. For the viewers, the arm appearing out of the curtain is the qnoma (occurrence) and the hidden mind behind that limb’s movement is its kyanna (nature).

As the centuries moved along, the ancient meaning of qnoma as "occurrence of a nature" devolved by Aramaic assemblies who compromised with the Byzantine Empire. Gradually, "core substance" became the common definition; at first it closely paralleled its Greek counterpart, hypostasis. More time passed and Greek redactors changed the meaning of hypostasi, taking it further from the original definition of qnoma. Qnoma/hypostasis became equivalent to "person" to line up with Greek passages that used this meaning in the form of the word prospon.

In Greek, "person" implies a physical presence as opposed to Aramaic where body metaphors like "I will set my face towards" are very common. The revision began at the beginning of the Third Century when these same "westernized" Aramaic Christians began to proffer up readings in their "Peshitt-o" versions of Acts 20:28 and Hebrews 2:9 that were meant to align with the Byzantine majority Greek. However, the original eastern "Peshitt-a" escaped these revisions as it was in the rival Persian Empire. Aramaic, as in this verse, retains the original meaning of qnoma. It is NOT the external "person" that teaches someone about Elohim, but the Ruach working through their "inner being." The idea of "person" in Greek, unfortunately, does not address the neshama (spirit) of a person as the likeness or "image of Elohim."

For a more indepth study, please check out our article, Yeshua is Divine!....

Just a few scriptures that reveal that He was our Final SIN Offering:

1 John 2: 1. My children, these things I write to you that you do not sin. But if any one should sin, we have an Advocate with the Father, Y’shua the Mashiyach, the righteous. 2. For he is himself the propitiation for our sins; and not for ours only but also for all the world. 3. And by this we will be sensible that we know him, if we keep his Commandments.

1 Peter 1: 17. And you are thus, you call on the Father with whom is no respect of persons and who judges everyone according to his deeds, pass the time of your stay with fear; 18. since you know that neither with perishable silver nor with gold you were redeemed from your vain doings which you had by tradition from your fathers; 19. but with the precious blood of that Lamb, in which is no spot nor blemish, namely, the Mashiyach:

20. who was known beforehand to this, before the foundation of the world; and was manifested at the termination of the times for your sakes; 21. Who, by means of him, have believed in Elohim who raised him from the dead and conferred glory on him; that your faith and hope might be in Elohim 22. while your minds became sanctified by obedience to the truth; and you be full of love, without respect of persons, so that you love one another out of a pure and perfect heart; 23. like persons born anew, not of seed that perishes but of that which doth not perish, by the Living Word of Elohim who abides forever

Hebrews 2: 9. We see that he is Y’shua, who humbled himself to become a little lower than the Messengers through his suffering and death, but now he is crowned with honor and glory because he tasted death for the sake of everyone apart from Elohim. 10. For it became him by whom are all things and on account of whom are all things and (who) brings many sons to his glory, to perfect the prince of their life by suffering.

Hebrews 9: 12. And he did not enter with the blood of goats and calves; but with the blood of himself he entered once and for all into the sanctuary and obtained eternal redemption. 13. For if the blood of goats and calves, with the ashes of a heifer, was sprinkled upon them that were defiled and sanctified them as to the purification of their flesh; 14. then how much more will the blood of the Mashiyach, who by the eternal Spirit offered himself without blemish to Elohim, purge our conscience from dead works so that we may serve the living Elohim? 15. And for this reason he became the Mediator of the renewed covenant, that he might by his death be redemption to them who had transgressed the first covenant; so that they who are called to the eternal inheritance might receive the promise

Revelation 13: 8. And all that dwell on the earth whose names are not written in the book of life of the Lamb slain from the foundation of the world, will worship him. 9. If any one has ears, let him hear.