Last Tuesday, at an impossibly early hour of the morning, Tommy Waller was fresh and full of energy. Pruning shears in hand, he skipped among the vines of the vineyard adjacent to the Jewish settlement of Dolev and piled up clusters of grapes in buckets. For most of the year Waller, 50, raises tomatoes and sheep at his family farm in the Appalachian foothills of Franklin, Tennessee. For about two months now he, his wife Sherry and their 11 children have been busy harvesting the vineyards and olive groves of Judea and Samaria, in service of the People of the Book.
Waller is the leader of Hayovel (The Jubilee ), a group of "believers," as they call themselves, from North America who promote realization of the vision of the ancient seers. The members of this small group do not define themselves as evangelical Christians, and avoid identification with any specific church. Some of them are Messianic...
"The members of this small group do not define themselves as evangelical Christians, and avoid identification with any specific church. Some of them are Messianic Jews," .......All of them are united in a literal belief in the Hebrew Bible."
1Cor 9:21 To them that are without law, as without law, (being not without law to God, but under the law to Christ,) that I might gain them that are without law.
Gal 2:16 Knowing that a man is not justified by the works of the law, but by the faith of Jesus Christ, even we have believed in Jesus Christ, that we might be justified by the faith of Christ, and not by the works of the law: for by the works of the law shall no flesh be justified.
Gal 2:21 I do not frustrate the grace of God: for if righteousness come by the law, then Christ is dead in vain.