Studies

Are You a Success or a Failure?

  Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Are You a Success or a Failure? I would like to begin this featured teaching with a story. As I sat in a restaurant one afternoon with a young lady, she looked at me with resignation and disappointment in her eyes. I asked “What’s wrong?” She replied “I feel like… Read more »

Study of the Prophets: Habakkuk (Conclusion) December 2,2016

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Study of the Prophets: Habakkuk (Conclusion) December 2,2016 We end this study on a comforting and promising prophecy that occurred when G-d trod upon the land of Canaan during the time of Habakkuk, and how He will save Israel (all true believers) in the future. We begin at Chapter 3verse 13:… Read more »

Study of the Prophets: Habakkuk (Cont.) November 25, 2016

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Study of the Prophets: Habakkuk (Cont.) November 25, 2016 In verses 7-12 Habakkuk continues his review of Israel’s history. He points out that although G-d often did miracles for His people, at times He displayed His anger toward them when they sinned against Him and did not follow His instructions(Torah). This… Read more »

Study of the Prophets: Habakkuk (Cont.) Nov. 18,2016

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Study of the Prophets: Habakkuk (Cont.) November 18,2016 This week’s study begins with Chapter 3:4 and forward; “A glow was like the light [of day]; rays of light [came] from His hand to [Israel]; and there His hidden strength [was revealed]. In the NIV translation this verse reads as follows: “… Read more »

Study of the Prophets: Habakkuk (Cont.) November 11,2016

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Study of the Prophets: Habakkuk (Cont.) November 11,2016 This week we begin our study with Chapter 3, the last of the book of Habakkuk. In the previous chapters, he described the level of insolence demonstrated by the Chaldeans that would mandate Divine judgment to save humanity and eliminate any doubt G-d’s… Read more »

Study of the Prophets: Habakkuk (Cont.) Nov.4,2016

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Study of the Prophets: Habakkuk (Cont.) November 4,2016 This week we begin at Chapter 2:15-20 “Woe to him who gives his fellow to drink: You gather your anger and intoxicate[them] so that you may look upon their nakedness. You are sated more with shame than with glory. We gain interesting insight… Read more »

Study of the Prophets: Habakkuk (Cont.) October 28,2016

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Study of the Prophets: Habakkuk (Cont.) Oct.28,2016 This week we begin at Chapter 2:6-8 where G-d is speaking to Habakkuk about Nebuchadnezzar; “Shall all of these not take up a parable about him and a metaphor; [and] riddles regarding him? One will say, ‘Woe to him who amasses that which is… Read more »

Study of the Prophets: Habakkuk (Cont.) October 14, 2016

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Study of the Prophets: Habakkuk (Cont.) October 14, 2016 This week we begin with Nebuchadnezzar’s advance on Israel and insight into his personality which is typical of evil people. Verses 2:4-5 read: “Behold, his soul is defiant; it is unsettled in him. But the righteous person shall live through his faith…. Read more »

Study of the Prophets: Habakkuk (Cont.) October 7,2016

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Study of the Prophets: Habakkuk (Cont.) October 7, 2016 Last week we discussed Habakkuk’s questions to G-d about why He would allow a sinful nation, much “less righteous” than Israel to attack her even though she too has sinned? The prophet cannot understand why G-d does not intervene for His glory… Read more »

Study of the Prophets: Habakkuk (Cont.)

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Study of the Prophets: Habakkuk (Cont.) September 30, 2016 This week we continue our study at Chapter 1:10-11: “He scoffs at kings, and officers are his sport. He laughs at every stronghold, heaping up earth and capturing it. Then a spirit will come and pass over him, and he will incur… Read more »