Please enjoy our enlightening Topical studies below!

Discovering our Divine Identity

by Pastor Isaac Who are we? We are children of God and created in His image.  In Gen. 1 it says, “Let us make man in our image.”  Who is God and what does His image/character look like? 1Jn_1:5  This then is the message which we have heard of him, and declare unto you, that…

Bereshit and the depth of meaning in the first word of Bible

by Pastor Isaac In Genesis 1:1 the verse reads in Hebrew as this: בראשׁית ברא אלהים את השׁמים ואת הארץ׃ Bereshit bara Elohim ‘et hashamayim v’et ha’aretz Upon meditating on the hidden words within the first hebrew word recorded in Scriptures, “Bereshit”, (‘in the beginning’) many truths are discovered and we see God’s whole plan…

Maimonides’ 13 Principles of Jewish Faith

For those who are interested in understanding their Jewish brothers and the Jewish faith, I thought it worthy of familiarizing you with the 13 Foundational Principles of Judaism. These thirteen Principles compiled by Maimonides outline Judaism’s tenets, which one must acknowledge as truths in order to be considered a Jew, and to partake in the World to Come. I will…

The bar kokhba revolt: The 9th of Av, Dual prophecies, and a false Messiah,

When the Jews rebelled against Roman rule, they believed that their leader, Shimonbar Koziva (also known as Bar Kochba), would fulfill their messianic longings. But their hopes were cruelly dashed on Tisha B’Av, 135 CE, as the Jewish rebels were brutally butchered in the final battle at Betar. The following account is from the Talmud (Gittin 57a–b):] Because of…