Sermons

Demonology

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Demonology I was told by Rabbi Phil Davis that the last subject he studied in the curriculum was demonology. When I attended Liberty seminary, it was not even in the curriculum. For Rabbi Phil he was told that this course was last because the faculty thought it a subject only for… Read more »

A Look at Technology and the Effects on the Religious Personality

A Look at Technology and the Effects on the Religious Personality This lesson is taken form an essay written by Andrzej Szczypiorski who addressed the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the United Nations. I expounded on it with the Messianic Jewish information provided us by the B’rit Chadashah for consistency and some comparison to… Read more »

Does G-d Hate?

Does G-d Hate? Most of you have been taught that G-d is love, and that we live in a dispensation of grace. This teaching along with other doctrines of “grace only,” directly or indirectly, paints a picture of a G-d that will not exact a price for an individual’s rebellion (sin). In other words, G-d’s… Read more »

Amalek

Amalek In light of the current situation in the Mideast, I want to investigate some of the end-time players, especially Amalek. Our sages and rabbis identify Amalek as the perennial enemy of Israel throughout biblical and modern history. Therefore, we must recognize that Amalek’s progeny is Israel’s eternal enemy. Since this is so the question… Read more »

The Concept of Freedom: Freedom (from) and Freedom (for)

The Concept of Freedom: Freedom From/Freedom For Let’s talk today about the concept of “freedom.” We in the United States like to boast about our freedoms, yet I say democracies are both a blessing and a curse: as Torah is a blessing or a curse. Largely everything depends upon how we understand the concept of… Read more »

John 7:53 – 8:11

The preceding scriptures of this week’s B’rit Chadasha reports that Yahshua on the last day of Sukkot the day of Hoshanna Rabba told the crowd that if “If anyone thirsts, let him come to Me and drink. 38“He who believes in Me, as the Scripture has said, out of his heart will flow rivers of… Read more »

Exposition of Matthew 5: 38-42

Mat 5:38 “You have heard that it was said, ‘an eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth.’ Mat 5:39 “But I say to you, do not resist him who is evil; but whoever slaps you on your right cheek, turn to him the other also. Mat 5:40 “And if anyone wants to… Read more »

Exposition of Matthew 7: 12-29

Mat 7:12 Therefore all things whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, do ye even so to them: for this is the law and the prophets. Mat 7:13 Enter ye in at the strait gate: for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction, and many there be… Read more »

Pidyon Haben

Luke 2:22 And when the days for their purification according to the law of Moshe were completed, they brought Him up to Jerusalem to present Him to YHVH Luke 2:23 (as it is written in the Law of the L-rd, “EVERY first-born MALE THAT OPENS THE WOMB SHALL BE CALLED HOLY TO YHVH”), Luke 2:24… Read more »

Exposition of Galatians 3:10-14

Gal 3:10 For as many as are of the works of the Law are under a curse; for it is written, “CURSED IS EVERYONE WHO DOES NOT ABIDE BY ALL THINGS WRITTEN IN THE BOOK OF THE LAW, TO PERFORM THEM.” (NASB) There is only one Greek word, “nomos” that translates “law.” It does not… Read more »