Kabbalah vs Christ-Centered Kabbalah
The Difference between Christ-Centered Kabbalah and Kabbalah
Hi Pastor Vitale,
I found your site and just had a question. I study Kabbalah in Toronto, through The Kabbalah Learning Centre. I was born Roman Catholic and am now considered an Yisrealite. What is the difference between what I am studying and what you teach?
Response from Pastor Vitale
Sent: Mon, 15 May 2006 22:38:46
Kabbalah alone is an antichrist message in that it denies that Jesus Christ is Messiah.
Christ-Centered Kabbalah intergrates the understanding of the New Testament with Kabbalah, thus completing it.
I don't know what you have experienced that would result in your being considered a Yisraelite, but Paul teaches that in Christ Jesus we are the Israel of God:
15 For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision availeth anything, nor uncircumcision, but a new creature.
16 And as many as walk according to this rule, peace be on them, and mercy, and upon the Israel of God.
By "circumcision," Paul means the natural/physical Jew. Paul is saying that it no longer matters whether you are a natural/physical Jew [this includes being born Jewish or being made Jewish by ritual, ceremony or by a status granted as a result of study].
Now that the spiritual reality of the Scripture [the fulfillment of the Scripture] is made available to us through Christ Jesus, the only way to be an Israelite is through a PERSONAL RELATIONSHIP with the RISEN, INDWELLING CHRIST.
22 Even the righteousness of God which is by faith of Jesus Christ unto all and upon all them that believe: for there is no difference:
10 And if Christ be in you, the body is dead because of sin; but the Spirit is life because of righteousness.
1 Cor 1:30
30 But of him are ye in Christ Jesus, who of God is made unto us wisdom, and righteousness, and sanctification, and redemption:
9 And be found in him, not having mine own righteousness, which is of the law, but that which is through the faith of Christ, the righteousness which is of God by faith:
27 To whom God would make known what is the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles; which is Christ in you, the hope of glory:
God bless you.
Sheila R. Vitale,
Pastor, Teacher & Founder
Living Epistles Ministries (livingepistles.org)
Christ-Centered Kabbalah (christ-centeredkabbalah.org)