The Jewish Roots of Discipleship

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In this lecture, David Pileggi examines the Jewish origin of discipleship, which is founded on the principle of the imitation of God. Pileggi shows how discipleship is related to the repeated statement in Leviticus, "Be holy, for I am holy," and discusses how this biblical theme informed the teachings of Jesus.

At the fifth Asia Pacific Consultation on Discipleship in May 2012, JerusalemPerspective.com contributor, David Pileggi, delivered a lecture entitled “Yeshua, Leviticus and Holiness.”

In this lecture, Pileggi examines the Jewish origin of discipleship, which is founded on the principle of the imitation of God. Pileggi shows how discipleship is related to the repeated statement in Leviticus, “Be holy, for I am holy,” and discusses how this biblical theme informed the teachings of Jesus.

For more on the Asia Pacific Consultation on Discipleship, visit www.apcod.net.


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  1. Hi David. Thank you for being so simple and clear in your explanations.
    I am very intersting in 2 points that you touched int the video:
    1st is about that hebrew word Amas Ira or Ire (Reminder). Could you please tell a bit more about tha?t
    2nd is concerning Holyness. You said that it has two aspects: Separation, Perfection and Goodness (God is good). Could you explain a bit that second aspect?

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    David Pileggi

    David Pileggi lives in Jerusalem with his wife Carol and their three adult children where he is the rector of Christ Church in the Old City of Jerusalem. They have lived in Israel for 33 years where David has worked as a journalist/researcher and for…
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