Who is Yeshua?
Yeshua is the original Hebrew proper name for Jesus of Nazareth, a Jewish Rabbi (and more) who lived from about 6/3 BC to 27/30 AD. In other words, Yeshua was the name His mother called Him when shall called Him for supper. Jesus is a mis-transliteration of the Greek mis-transliteration, Yeysu. It is the most proper to call Him Yeshua, since only in the Hebrew does His name have any meaning. In Hebrew Yeshua means both "Salvation/He will save" and the concatenated form of Yahoshua, the "LORD who is Salvation." The name Jesus has no intrinsic meaning in English, except as it is known as His name in English. Even though the name Jesus commonly identifies the Messiah to English speaking people, it's a good practice to use His original Hebrew name, "Why?" because it has a meaning. Many people of the world believe Yeshua to be the promised Lamb of Adonai, who was chosen to be sacrificed for all mankind's sin. The Bible declares that mankind must have a blood sacrifice to substitute punishment for their sins by placing them on the sacrifice, figuratively speaking. The sacrifice has to be blameless, else the punishment could not be substituted, since the thing sacrificed would be dying for its own sins. Clean and spotless animals were once sacrificed as a temporal measure until a fully qualified sacrifice could be supplied at the proper time. Followers of Yeshua believe He was that perfect sacrifice. He is a man, who could be properly substituted for mankind, yet Adonai in the flesh, for only Adonai is sinless. Only Adonai Himself is a pure enough sacrifice to satisfy His holy justice, for all men have sinned. Yeshua came speaking the Torah Word of Adonai with absolute authority. He made no mistake in regards to all Adonai's commands. Only Adonai Himself could act this way. For this reason people accept Yeshua as Adonai in the flesh. Not that G-d is consigned or limited to flesh, but that He can manifest Himself in whatever form He pleases to fulfil His task. Yeshua of Nazareth was and is the form of flesh that Adonai was manifest in. In this form, Yeshua is the Son of Adonai and the Son of Man. Because Yeshua presented Himself with this absolute authority it is only logical to conclude He either is Adonai or He is the world's greatest pretender, thus a liar and definitely a lunatic. If Yeshua is Adonai then He is the greatest Jew who ever lived, and an honour to the Jewish people. If He is not Adonai then He is the worst Jew who ever lived and a disgrace to Jewishness. Messianic Jews believe Yeshua to be the Messiah (ha Mashiach)