Studies

N’filim Study: Lesson #3

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue N’philim: Lesson 3 Thus far we have established that the N’philim exist and that they are the fallen angels also called the “sons of G-d” in Genesis 6:2. We also learned through careful research and deduction that these beings were most likely created before the six-day creation story starting with Genesis… Read more »

N’filim Study: Lesson 4

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue N’filim Study: Lesson 4 In the last three lessons we established that the angels were most likely created before the six-day creation story in Genesis 1:1. We learned that Satan and his followers fell/were cast out of heaven due to their rebellion against G-d, subsequently establishing themselves on earth. The satanic… Read more »

Nephilim: Lesson 2

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue N’filim: Lesson 2 In our first lesson, we established that there are indeed fallen angels. These angels also referred to as “the sons of G-d” in Genesis 6:1-4 who cohabitated with the daughters of man. In this way, they continued to spread the satanic line through humanity. The offspring are the… Read more »

Nephilim: Lesson 1

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Nephilim Lesson 1 Today we are going to explore the “sons of G-d” and the Nephilim. We read of their mysterious identity in Genesis 6:1-4. Unfortunately, this scripture is often severely misunderstood by many modern theologians to mean the Godly line of Seth. Other “scholars” refer to “the sons of G-d”… Read more »

Living Torah (Continued)

Living Torah #24 Yichus and Family Pride In Yiddish the word “Yichus,” which comes from the word for “relationship,” is used to mean a worthy or distinguished family connection, a connection in which you take pride. Having yichus may mean having as one of your ancestors a famous rabbi, scholar, or a great person in… Read more »

Living Torah Series(Con’t)

Living Torah # 22 Eight levels of Tzedakah The following is a description of these eight levels as found in the Mishneh Torah by Rambam. They are in the descending order of merit. One who is asked and gives unwillingly. One who gives less than is appropriate, but gives cheerfully. One who give proper amount… Read more »

Living Torah (Continued)

Living Torah #18 During the Second Century CE, Rabbi Simeon bar Yochai spoke out against the Roman order that no Torah should be studied in Eretz Yisrael. He and his son were forced to flee to a cave where the Talmud tells us they remained for twelve years. During that time, they did nothing but… Read more »

Living Torah Class #3: Getting Dressed

Living Torah Getting Dressed Lesson III “This is my G-d and I shall glorify Him. (Ex. 15:2)” This teaching and those that follow include rabbinic laws regarding various subjects. Some of these teachings are specific to certain sects of Judaism and the information provided should be gleaned for that which appropriate for your specific sect…. Read more »

Living Torah (Continued)

Living Torah #18 During the Second Century CE, Rabbi Simeon bar Yochai spoke out against the Roman order that no Torah should be studied in Eretz Yisrael. He and his son were forced to flee to a cave where the Talmud tells us they remained for twelve years. During that time, they did nothing but… Read more »