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Hanukkah Freedom

December 31, 2016

What is the difference in meaning between the two Hebrew words for freedom, khofesh and khayru? Which kind of freedom did the Maccabees fight for? Which kind of freedom did America's Founding Fathers fight for? Which kind of freedom has been used to justify great changes in the morality of our nation? How are these two kinds of freedom related to the results of this years election? Find out the answers in this teaching about Chanukkah by Rabbi Jim given on December 31

One Race

December 10, 2016

How many races are there? How does that belief that there are more than one race contradict the Bible? How was evolutionary theory used to justify slavery and Hitler's final solution? Rabbi Jim answers these questions and more in this teaching from Genesis 10 given on December 10, 2016.

The Flood Part 3

December 03, 2016

How is the timing of the Flood a prophetic sign pointing to the Messiah? Why did G-d decide there would never again be a worldwide flood? What was G-d's plan to keep humanity from self destruction? Rabbi Jim answers these questions and more in the teaching given on December 3, 2016.

Humility Through Trial - Special Guest Speaker Pastor Igor Bagirov

November 26, 2016

What was King David's attitude when his son rebelled against him and drove him out of Jerusalem? How does G-d transform us through the trials we go through? Pastor Igor Bagirov answers these questions and more in the teaching given on November 26, 2016.

What Do You Believe?

November 19, 2016

Why is what you believe important?  How does what you believe effect your actions?  How can an incorrect belief cause destruction?  How does what you believe effect your eternal destiny? Messianic Pastor Tom Burgo answers these questions and more in this teaching given on November 19, 2016.

The Flood

November 05, 2016

Why did God send the flood to destroy all the people on Earth except Noah's family, even including children?  What does the account of the flood teach us about our need to crucify our flesh?  Why does Yeshua say we need to pick up our cross daily when Paul says our old nature was crucified with Messiah?  Rabbi Jim answers these questions in this teaching on Parashah Noah given on November 5,   2016.

Sukkot Fellowship

October 22, 2016

What was it like in Jerusalem during Sukkot while the Holy Temple was still functioning? How did G-d's instruction to live in Sukkot during this Appointed Time promote fellowship among the people? What do we learn from this instruction about how much G-d values fellowship? Rabbi Jim answers these questions in this Sukkot message given on October 22, 2016.

Hearing From God

October 15, 2016

What are the different ways G-d speaks to us? What does it mean to consecrate yourself? Judith Benhamou answers these questions and more in this teaching from 2 Chronicles 7, given on October 15, 2016.

Kol Nidre 2016

October 11, 2016

How are law and love present in each of G-d's covenants? How is G-d's love revealed in Yom Kippur and in the New Covenant? How did G-d's instructions for Yom Kippur prepare the Jewish people to receive the New Covenant? Rabbi Jim answers these questions and more in this teaching from Jeremiah 31:31-34 given on at the Kol Nidre service on October 11, 2016.

New Year, New Creations - Rosh Hashanah 2016

October 03, 2016

As we celebrate Rosh Hashanah, the traditional Jewish New Year, Tom Burgo teaches on how followers of Yeshua are New Creations.  Given on October 3, 2016.

The King is in the Field - Erev Rosh Hashanah 2016

October 02, 2016

Rosh Hashanah is the beginning of the Ten Days of Awe. Days of t'shuvah (repentance) when we traditionally seek the Lord for revelation on our hidden sins. Rabbi Jim explains how we should also seek revelation on how to be more fruitful for the Kingdom of God. Given October 2, 2016.

The Power of Humility

October 01, 2016

What gives power to the spiritual weapons G-d gives His people? What character trait is needed to receive that power? Who is responsible for cultivating that character trait? Rabbi Jim answers these questions in this teaching from Yaakov (James) 4:6-10. Given on October 1, 2016.

Alternative Medicine Part 1

September 17, 2016

Many people look to alternative medical systems when conventional medical treatment has failed to help. What alternative medical systems are available today? What are the benefits, spiritual foundations and possible spiritual dangers of these systems and techniques? Find out as Rabbi Jim gives an overview of the book "The Biblical Guide to Alternative Medicine" by Dr. Neil Anderson and Dr. Michael Jacobson. Given on September 17, 2016

Patterns Before Sin

September 03, 2016

Tom Burgo teaches about the stages that people pass through as they fall into sin. Given on September 3, 2016.

Mazel Tov to the Bride

August 27, 2016

Messianic Rabbi Ron Goldberg shares about how God considers Israel, and those grafted into Israel by faith in Messiah Yeshua, to be His bride. Given on August 27, 2016

Dealing With Temptation

August 20, 2016

What are the seven phases of sin? When does temptation bring forth sin? How does knowledge of these phases help us to stand against temptation? What is the difference between condemnation and conviction? Rabbi Jim answers these questions and more in this teaching from James 1:12-15 given August 20, 2016.

Annointed Kohanim (Priests)

July 30, 2016

What did G-d mean when he told Moses to consecrate, sanctify and anoint Aaron and his sons to be kohanim or priests?  How are the roles of the kohanim in the time of the Temple similar to roles of Yeshua's disciples today?  Rabbi Jim answers these questions in this teaching given on July 30, 2016.

2016 Messiah Conference Report

July 16, 2016

Are you attempting to advance the Kingdom of G-d and experiencing opposition? What opposition was there to US involvement in the founding of the State of Israel? Rabbi Jim answers these questions and more in this teaching given on July 16, 2016.

Spirit of Love

July 02, 2016

How was Moses able to forgive his sister when she attacked him? How was Yeshua able to forgive His murderers? What did God do for these two men that enabled them to forgive? Rabbi Jim answers these questions in this teaching from Parashah Beha'alotcha (When You Set Up). 

Spiritual Realities

June 25, 2016

There are spiritual realities that exist whether we choose to believe the truth about them or not. Ignoring the truth can make a hole in our shield of faith, and make us vulnerable to the flaming arrows from the evil one. 

Another Result Of The Paradigm Shift

June 18, 2016

How did the sending of the Ruakh Ha Kodesh (Holy Spirit) on Shavuot change the world? What six changes happened because of this paradigm shift? How was the miraculous gift of speaking on "tongues" related to the Tower of Babel? Rabbi Jim answers these questions and more in this teaching from Genesis 11.

Solving a Holy Mystery

June 04, 2016

Do you know that the Gospel of John and the Book of Acts record different dates for the giving of the Ruakh Ha Kodesh (Holy Spirit)? Can they both be correct? What do we learn from these two accounts that reconciles the divide between charismatics and non-charismatics? Rabbi Jim answers these questions in the teaching given on June 4, 2016.

Metamorphisis

May 21, 2016

When we choose to trust in Yeshua, God begins to transform us. However, there are several ways that we can interrupt or inhibit the transformation that God wants to bring about in our lives. It is important to understand and avoid the things that can prevent our complete metamorphosis. Special Guest Speaker Tom Burgo. Given on May 21, 2016

Why Count the Omer?

April 30, 2016

In Leviticus 23:15-16 we are instructed to count the days from the day of Firstfruits, the day Yeshua rose from the dead, to Shavuot, the day the Ruakh Ha Kodesh (Holy Spirit) was poured out on the followers of Yeshua. This count is traditionally known as "Counting the Omer" (omer is the Hebrew word for the container that held the Firstfruits offering). What does the L-rd want His people to learn from counting the omer? What significant things happened in our spiritual history that He wants us to remember as we count? What does He want to accomplish in our lives by His Spirit during this special season. Rabbi Jim answers these questions in this teaching given on April 30, 2016.

Fulfilling the Passover Lamb

April 16, 2016

How was Yeshua able to have a Passover Seder with His disciples at which they ate the sacrificed Passover Lamb and also die on the execution stake at the same time the Passover Lambs were being sacrificed? Did the crown of thorns Yeshua wore fulfill a Messianic prophesy in the the Tenakh and what is the spiritual significance of the crown of thorns? Rabbi Jim answers these questions and more in this teaching on April 16, 2016.

God Who Is Jealous

April 09, 2016

What are the two different ways is the word jealousy used in the English language? When G-d says He is jealous which way was he using this word? Why did G-d declare one of His names to be G-d Who Is Jealous in Exodus 34:14? What did Rabbi Sha'ul mean by his use of the word jealous in Romans 11:11? Rabbi Jim answers these questions and more in this teaching given on April 9, 2016.

Silent As A Lamb

April 02, 2016

Why didn't Yeshua defend Himself when He was being attacked by His enemies?  How did He acquire the self control required to remain silent while He was falsely accused, condemned and abused?  Rabbi Jim answers these questions and more in this teaching given on April 2, 2016.

Mystery of Esther's Victory

March 19, 2016

Why did Mordecai refuse to bow to Haman in the Book of Esther? Why did Esther ask the citizens of Shushan to fast for three days and nights? Why did Esther wait until a second banquet to make her plea to the King? Rabbi Jim answers these questions and ten others that arise in the Book of Esther in this teaching given on March 19, 2016.

God in Your Midst

March 12, 2016

Does the Bible say there is a difference between receiving the Ruach Ha Kodesh (Holy Spirit) and being filled with the Ruach Ha Kodesh? What should happen when you are filled to the overflowing with the Ruach Ha Kodesh? What do you have to do to be filled to the overflowing? Rabbi Jim answers these questions in this teaching from Parashah Pekudei (Accounting) Exodus 38:21-40:38, given on March 12, 2016

Is Your Conscience Clean?

March 05, 2016

What is your conscience?  Why does it need to be kept clear?  What does the B'rit Hadashah (New Covenant) promise concerning your  conscience?  Rabbi Jim answers these questions and more in this teaching from Hebrews 10:1-2 given on March 5, 2016

Are you Righteous or a Sinner?

February 20, 2016

Why did the Cohane HaGadol (High Priest) need to bear the iniquity of the gifts the people of Israel brought to the

L-rd for use in the Tabernacle? What did Rabbi Sha'ul mean when he said he was the number one sinner? How are these two questions related? Find out in this teaching by Rabbi Jim from Parashah Tetzaveh (Command) Exodus 27:20-30:10 given on February 20, 2016

Truth and Freedom - Tom Burgo

February 13, 2016

What kind of freedom do you want? What did Yeshua really mean when He said "You shall know the truth and the truth shall set you free?" How can you find and live in this truth that brings freedom? Tom Burgo of Freedom In Messiah answers these and other questions in this message given on February 13, 2016.

Covenant Commitment

February 06, 2016

In Jeremiah 31:31-34 the prophet predicted G-d would make a New Covenant with the House of Israel and with the House of Judah that would be different from Mosaic or Sinai Covenant that He made with us when He brought our forefathers out of Egypt. What were the details of that Mosaic or Sinai Covenant? How did the B'rit Hadashah, the New Covenant established by Yeshua fulfill Jeremiah's prediction? Rabbi Jim answers these questions in this teaching from Parashah Mishpatim, Exodus 21:1 - 24:18. Given on February 6, 2016

Discerning the Body

January 23, 2016

What does Rabbi Sha'ul (Paul) mean by an "unworthy manner" in his warning about participating in the S'udat Adonai (L-rd's Supper) in 1 Corinthians 11:27? What does he mean by "discerning His Body" in vs. 29? Find out the surprising answers in this teaching by Rabbi Jim given on January 23, 2016.

Overcoming Darkness

January 16, 2016

Why are we experiencing so much spiritual warfare these days? What new tactics have we learned to engage the adversary in these spiritual battles? Rabbi Jim answers these questions in this teaching from Parashah Bo, Exodus 10:1-13:16. Given on January 16, 2016