Studies

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 »

Study of the Prophets: Habakkuk (Cont.) Sept22,2016

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Study of the Prophets: Habakkuk (Cont.) This week we begin with the first chapter of the book. Understanding verses 1-4 is not difficult, especially if we compare what was happening in Judah at the time of this prophecy, and what is happening in our own country, America today. I submit that… Read more »

Study of the Prophets: Habakkuk (Introduction)

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Study of the Prophets: Habakkuk (Introduction) We continue our study with the seventh-century prophets, this time Habakkuk which translates to “embrace.” This name is exquisitely appropriate, the explanation becoming clear as we study his book. The time of his ministry must be based upon the internal evidence taken from his book…. Read more »

Study of the Prophets: Nahum (Conclusion)

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Study of the Prophets: Nahum (Conclusion) This week we begin with Chapter 3:8 and conclude the book of Nahum. The beginning verses tell of the destruction of the great city of No, eerily similar to the United States; “Are you better than N0-amon, which sits by the rivers, with water surrounding… Read more »

Study of the Prophets: Nahum (Cont.)

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Study of the Prophets: Nahum (Cont.) This week we begin with Chapter 3, the last chapter of the book of Nahum. The subject of this chapter is the destruction of Nineveh, the great city of No, the exile of her allies, and the total devastation that is about to happen. Sadly,… Read more »

Study of the Prophets: Nahum (Cont.) August 26, 2016

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Study of the Prophets: Nahum (Cont.) August 26, 1016 This week we begin at Chapter 2 verses 7-9; a continuation of the prophecy declaring Judah’s salvation that goes into a description of how the evil flee Nineveh. Keep in mind that Judah is the southern kingdom at which Jerusalem is located…. Read more »