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Teachings from Rabbi David Levine and Beth Israel Messianic Synagogue in Jacksonville, Florida.

January 26, 2008

Building a Nation, Rebuilding our Lives Together

Rabbi David Levine

Yom Shabbat, Saturday, January 26, 2008

Parsha Yitro (Exodus 18-20)

Haftorah (Isaiah 6:1-76, 9:6-7)

Israel came out of Egypt by faith. Now it was time to build the nation, and to rebuild the lives of the people together. At first Moses was overwhelmed by the problems and conflicts between the people. But Yitro (Jethro) counseled him to use another approach. Rabbi David describes six principles which helped Israel become a holy nation, and how those same principles are useful today.

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January 25, 2008

Fearless Faith and the Seasons of Life

Rabbi David Levine

Erev Shabbat, Friday, January 25, 2008

Parsha Yitro (Exodus 18-20)

Haftorah (Isaiah 6:1-76, 9:6-7)

Moses returns to Mount Sinai, and tells his father-in-law Yitro (Jethro) about all the Lord had done for him and Israel in the Exodus. The Book of Hebrews says that faith was working throughout the Exodus. In this family service message, Rabbi David talks about the way faith was working in Moses' life, from his childhood, into his adolescence, and as an adult, and how Passover faith spread to all of the children of Israel at the Red Sea.

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January 19, 2008

Stand with Israel: Learning God’s Pattern

Rabbi David Levine

Yom Shabbat, Saturday morning, January 19, 2008

Parsha B’shalach (Exodus 13:17-17:16)

Haftorah: Judges 4:4-5:31

The Children of Israel learned much about God during the Exodus from Egypt. The way God stood with Israel then is a pattern for today. Rabbi David Levine’s message will help you learn a pattern so you too stand with Israel as you stand with God.

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January 18, 2008

Can You Count On God?

Rabbi David Levine

Erev Shabbat, Friday night, January 18, 2008

Parsha B’shalach (Exodus 13:17-17:16)

Haftorah: Judges 4:4-5:31

At the Red Sea, the Children of Israel face an extraordinary trial. Will they be able to depend on God? This is a question that every person faces. In this encouraging message, Rabbi David Levine speaks about four qualities of God’s faithfulness that Israel learned during the Exodus.

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January 12, 2008

What Makes Faith Work?

Rabbi David Levine

Yom Shabbat, Saturday, January 12, 2008

Parsha Bo (Exodus 10:1-13:16)

Haftorah: Jeremiah 46:13-28

What made Moses' faith work? What were the qualities of his faith? Rabbi David Levine examines the faith of Moses as he leads the children of Israel out of Egypt. In this down-to-earth message, Rabbi David focuses on four essential qualities of faith which work together to make our faith in God effective. This message will strengthen your ability to walk with God, and to complete the assignments he has given you.

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January 11, 2008

Four Sticks of Faith

Rabbi David Levine

Parsha Bo (Exodus 10:1-13:16) 

Haftorah: Jeremiah 46:13-28

Moses was faithful to God’s assignment that he bring the children of Israel out of Egypt and out of slavery. It took great risk, boldness and confidence. It required perseverance, action, and unity. Rabbi David describes these qualities in a memorable teaching about faith and faithfulness. This message will encourage you to stick it out to the very end, just like Moses did. 

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January 5, 2008

God’s Revelation and His Names

Rabbi David Levine

Yom Shabbat, Saturday, January 05, 2008

Parsha Vayera (Genesis 6:2-9:35)

Abraham, Isaac and Jacob related to God as El Shaddai. But God said to Moses, there is more to me than that. I am YHVH. Rabbi David looks at the topic of God's revelation, comparing three revelations of God, three ways of relating to God, and three names of God.

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January 4, 2008

The Purpose of Prophecy and Prophetic Warnings

Parsha Va'era (Exodus 6:2-9:35)

Haftorah: Ezekiel 28:25-29:21

Rabbi David Levine

Many people treat Biblical prophecies primarily as predictions of the future, but they may be missing the main point.  Rabbi David compares Moses' prophetic words to Pharaoh with Jonah's prophetic words to Nineveh to illustrate the primary purpose of prophecy and prophetic warnings.

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