Teachings

Typology of the Offerings: a Multi-Class presentation

Typology of the Offerings THE SIN OFFERING The sin offering was first directly commanded in Lev. 4. “If a soul shall sin through ignorance against any of the commandments of the Lord concerning things which ought not to be done, and shall do against any of them”, then that conduct would require a sin offering…. Read more »

Fallen Angels

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Fallen Angels The subject of fallen angles has been coming up more frequently. The curiosity about these beings prompted me to speak on this subject today. Most people woefully lack understanding when it comes to fallen angels. However, the subject is something we should not ignore for greater than our own… Read more »

A Psalm of David

A Psalm of David. Text: Psalm 23:1-6 Theme: The Great Shepherd 1 The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want. 2He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters. 3He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name’s sake. 4Yea, though… Read more »

Dying to Self and Following YHVH/Yahshua

Dying to Self and Following Yahshua.   In the past you have heard me speak of Kabbalah and the most important perquisite to studying this discipline is self-nullification.  To put it another way self-nullification is “to die to self.” This principle of dying to “self” is prominently found in the Sermon on the Mount. This… Read more »

What’s In a Name ?

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue What’s in a Name?   I need to preface this study with a few comments. There is much debate over the Yahshua’s name; whether it is YAHshua or YEHshua, or “even “Jesus” as a Greek translation of Yahshua. There are several organizations that even make and teach doctrine based on their… Read more »

Who are you and from where have you come?

Tonight we want to consider this question… “Who are you and from where have you come?” During adolescence we become aware, and are faced with the dilemma of discovering who we are. Our knowing and confirming the answer to this question is the essential element that provides us with the foundation upon which to build… Read more »

The First Earthly Illustration of Forgiveness with Eschatological Significance

The First Earthly Illustration of Forgiveness There are many landmark moments in the history of our world that change the way civilization operates from that point forward. A few examples include the discovery of penicillin, X-rays; the smallpox vaccine; discovery of the genetic code, the first flight, electricity; light bulbs, and the telephone. There is… Read more »

An “eye for and eye” explained

What does the expression “An eye for an eye” mean? I will begin with some of the Jewish texts that explain this passage and concept, and then I will provide an explanation beyond the Jewish sources. The answer begins with the fact that understanding the Bible requires more than reading one verse in order to… Read more »

Why did Yahshua Die?

Largely, those professing Christians have bought into the perception that Yahshua was a passive, even timid man. Many distorting such verses as “turn the other cheek” to support this hypothesis. However, careful reading of the Scriptures opposes this characterization. In Matthew 10:34 we are told by Yahshua Himself, and I quote: “Think not that I… Read more »

No Covenant for a” Gentile Church”

This paper is based on G-d’s truth as given in His Word, and the reader with the Set-Apart Ruach HaKodesh (Holy Spirit) as his witness will have to determine if he accepts it or not. To insure ease of reading all scripture has been included for the reader’s convenience in determining the accuracy of the… Read more »