This week Rabbi Glenn covered Isaiah 56:9-57:21.
This week Rabbi Glenn did a Q/A and discuss issues, including: The historical roots of replacement theology The significance of animal sacrifices in the Millennial Temple Taking every opportunity to engage with people about the Gospel (phone, store, restaurants [and why it's important to tip well]) Reckoning with the times in which we live (exciting - with the regathering in
This week Rabbi Glenn studied Isaiah 56:1-8, with a number of corollary readings about God bringing Jews and people from all nations to Himself.
This week Rabbi Glenn continued his study of Isaiah with Isaiah 54-55.
Here we are – once again approaching the most delightful of holidays, Sukkot – the Feast of Booths, or Shelters, or Tabernacles; the seventh of the annual God-given holidays found in Leviticus chapter 23; completing the cycle of these sacred times. Whatever name you choose to call it, Sukkot is, I think, the most joyous of celebrations, and the most
This week Rabbi Glenn went over the study from last week, discussed the article "Mystery of the Messiah", and an excerpt from Rachmiel Frydland's "The Rabbis' Dilemma: A Look at Isaiah 53". He also took questions.
The story is told of a man who was a lover of old books. One day he ran into an acquaintance who, in the course of their conversation, casually mentioned that he had recently thrown away a Bible that had been stored in the attic of his family’s home for generations. “I couldn't read it,” the friend explained. “Somebody named
We are nearing the end of the yearly cycle of Torah readings, at which time we’ll return to Genesis. This week’s parasha, entitled Vayyelech, covers Deuteronomy 31. Israel has just reaffirmed the Covenant, and been assured, on the one hand, of great blessings if we would be obedient, but warned of dire consequences if we chose disobedience. Our attention now
This week Rabbi Glenn covered Isaiah 52:13-53:12. for the Bible Study
Years ago at a diner in New Jersey I read a humorous saying on a packet of sugar: “experience is a valuable thing; it helps you recognize a mistake when you make it again.” You know, they say the mind is the first thing to go. I disagree. What is the first thing to go? Well, anyway, I disagree. You
This week for the Bible Study Rabbi Glenn covered Isaiah 51:9-52:12. There was also a short Q/A/
This week Rabbi Glenn continued his study in Isaiah with Isaiah 50:1-51:8.
Because human beings tend to think in pictures, we sometimes learn and remember a truth better when it is taught to us through a story, or by the use of images, symbols or metaphors. This is why the prophets of Israel so often employed parables, or else compared individuals, nations or situations to things that people were familiar with, and
This week Rabbi Glenn covered Isaiah 49 and discussed God’s two servants: Israel and Messiah. He also highlighted the messianic prophecy in verses 5-7.
This week Rabbi Glenn covered Isaiah 46-48 (as well as Daniel ch. 5 - the fall of Babylon to Darius). The larger theme was God's patient, gracious dealings and future restoration of Israel, but His coming judgment on Babylon.
This week Rabbi Glenn reviewed Isaiah 44:24-28 and its context, and went on to study all of Isaiah 45 (Cyrus' decree / God's sovereignty).
This week Rabbi Glenn continued his study in Isaiah with Isaiah 44:1-45:3.
The Torah portion for this Shabbat is called Va’etchanan, meaning “and I pleaded”. It covers Deuteronomy chapters 3:23 through 7:11. As the parasha opens, Moses was pleading with Adonai to reconsider allowing him to cross over into the Land of Promise. God’s answer was a firm “No” but He did allow Moses to ascend Mt. Pisgah and get a bird’s
Every so often, the evangelical world is rocked by news of some high-profile leader walking away from the Faith. This past month, it was Joshua Harris (no relation), who first achieved notoriety with his best-selling 1997 book I Kissed Dating Goodbye – published when he was just 19 years of age. It was followed by another best seller, Boy Meets
Rabbi Glenn continues his study in Isaiah this week with Isaiah 42:20 - 44:8.