Meet the prophet Jonah and learn about his mission to Nineveh. There's more to this popular Bible story than you might realize. Here's the real story behind the story of the one that got away.
To learn about the meaning of the three days and three nights in the belly of the fish in reference to the resurrection, listen to our audio teaching "The Sign of Jonah."
Some people have "friends in high places." Abraham is called "the friend of God." Wouldn’t it be great to have a friendship with a Deity, knowing that he’s got your back? This teaching from the haftarah portion for Parshat Lech Lecha explores the concept of Abraham's friendship with God in relationship to being a disciple of Yeshua.
A hidden psalm lies concealed, interspersed through the text of Amos. When assembled, the psalm reveals clues about the mission and message of the prophet. Find out the hidden relationship between the book of Amos and the festival of Sukkot, and discover how the Apostles used Amos to justify the inclusion of the Gentiles in the kingdom and the Messianic Era.
Meet Amos the Prophet. The story of Amos and his mission to prophesy against Israel at the high place of Bethel is best understood when compared with a similar story that occurred two hundred years earlier: the story of the Man of God from Judah in the day of Jeroboam son of Nebat. This lesson is the first in a new series of teachings intended to introduce you to each of the writing Prophets from the Bible.
Where does evangelism fit into the message of Messianic Judaism? How can we claim Abraham to be the father of our faith if we are not interested in spreading the gospel to our fellow human beings? Abraham’s faith is a missionary faith. He passed it on to others, proselytized, and he made converts. Yeshua says Abraham is our father only so long as we do the things he did.
For more teaching about Evangelism and Messianic Judaism: What About Evangelism?
Paul wants you to understand this mystery: A partial hardening has come upon Israel, until the fullness of the Gentiles has come in. (Romans 11:25) Let's take some time to see if we can solve the mystery with a teaching from Romans 11 focusing on the meaning of the enigmatic phrase, "the fullness of the Gentiles."
The shofar of Rosh Hashanah is supposed to be like a spiritual alarm clock that wakens us for repentance. But what if you hit the snooze button? This teaching from the second day of Rosh Hashanah 5778 derives some important life-principles and principles of discipleship from the story of the Akeidah (Genesis 22).
On Rosh Hashanah, the heavenly court opens The Book of Deeds in which every day of your life is recorded. Who wrote this book? How did your signature get in it? Listen to a teaching from Beth Immanuel's first day of Rosh Hashanah 5778 about a biography of your life--your autobiography--written in heaven.
Yom Kippur is the Day of Atonement. It is well known as a day of fasting, repentance, and lots of prayers. But there is so much more to observing Yom Kippur than simply showing up at synagogue and not eating anything! Make Yom Kippur even more special and meaningful this year by plugging into the full Yom Kippur experiences. Learn all about Yom Kippur and its associated themes, practices, and prayers.
Are you ready for Rosh Hashanah and the High Holidays? A teaching on the basic observances of the festival of Rosh Hashanah. This practical how-to teaching covers all the essentials with a few quick explanations regarding the major themes of the holiday.
Here are links to additional teachings referenced in the audio:
Rosh Hashanah Menu includes an audio about the significance of the ritual foods and a pdf of the handout.
Are Two Heads Better than One explains why we celebrate Rosh HaShanah for two days, even in the Diaspora.