A wise and godly man once observed: “Pride is the dandelion of the soul. Its root goes deep; only a little left behind sprouts again. Its seeds lodge in the tiniest encouraging cracks. And it flourishes in good soil. The danger of pride is that it feeds on goodness.” Perhaps no parable illustrates this as well as that which Yeshua
To this day I don’t remember what even started it, but back in the 6th grade me and one of my best friends Steve Frumkin got into an argument, and it escalated, and we decided we would settle it after school with a fist fight. All that day, people chose sides. The way everyone was talking it up, you’d think
Tomorrow evening begins Yom T’ruah, the Holiday of Trumpets, more commonly known as Rosh HaShanah, and with it the High Holidays and the beginning of the new year 5779. My hope is that it won’t be a “new year – same old” scenario, but rather that Adonai will continue transforming us from the inside out, causing us to walk in
Rabbi Glenn this week decided to cover some of his biggest "Pet Peeve" verses. Those that are most likely to be taken out of context.
A.W. Tozer believed that the truest measure of a man is how he thinks about God. Perhaps the truest measure of a nation is how its judicial system functions. When innocent people go to prison because ambitious prosecutors suppress evidence, or officials commit perjury, or judges allow their political biases to influence cases, the judicial process is perverted. The same
This week Rabbi Glenn covered Scripture Twisting exposing misuses of Scripture by cults (and even some well-meaning Christians).
Serving the needs of Messiah’s Holy Community and those outside the Faith Good morning, and welcome to the sermon everybody dreads: what it means to serve. You’ll recall that last Shabbat I spoke about the amazing system of water cycles that Adonai has designed into Creation. Every lake and ocean in the world is both a repository and a tributary
This week Rabbi Glenn completed the study in the Life of David by recapping his life, the lessons we can take from it, and the ways in which David foreshadowed Messiah Yeshua.
This morning I’ll be sharing the first of a two-part message on what it means to serve; serving within Messiah’s Community, and serving those outside the Faith. Serving, not grudgingly, but gratefully. And to illustrate how crucial it is to your soul that you serve others, let’s talk about water. I grew up in southern California, where typically, you have
This week the study covered 1 Kings 1:1-2:12, completing the life of David.
This week covered 2 Samuel 24 which included David's sinful census and the aftermath.
This week's Bible study covered 2 Samuel 23, David's last song, and the recognition given to David's mighty men.
Rabbi Glenn continued the study of the life of David with David's great psalm in 2 Samuel 22.
Preview: Deficient theology leads otherwise good, well-intentioned people to think they need to ‘help’ God by repackaging the Gospel in a way that attracts people. Entertaining, stylized, shallow services instead of substance Trying to ‘fit-in’ with culture (‘hipster’ dress/talk) Latching onto the latest fashionable media-driven issue It’s not only inauthentic, but it trivializes Yeshua’s death! Introduction: This morning, let’s think
Rabbi Glenn continued the study this week with 2 Samuel 21, discussing the 3 year famine due to Saul's terrible injustice against the Gibeonites - cf. Joshua 9.
Rabbi Glenn continued the study of the life of David this week with 2 Samuel 20.
This week’s parasha is entitled Balak, the name of the king of Moab, and spans Numbers 22:2 – 25:9. Most of us know the story of Balaam, and just about every kid who’s ever sat in a Sunday School class remembers about Balaam’s donkey talking to him. But I submit to you that Balak and Balaam are archetypes – symbols
This week Rabbi Glenn reviewed the defeat of the rebellion and death of Absalom, and went on to study 2 Samuel 19:1 - 20:2.
This week Rabbi Glenn covered 2 Samuel 17:1-19:7 the defeat and death of Absalom.
This week Rabbi Glenn returned and went over 2 Samuel 15-17.
Rabbi Glenn brings a message on how Evangelism is everyone's calling and some practical tips and suggestions for how to share our faith in our day-to-day lives.
In place of the normal Bible Study, Philip Haney, Founding Member of the Department of Homeland Security presented What Is Happening in America Today. Philip Haney is the author of “See Something Say Nothing” and has been a guest on Megyn Kelly and Sean Hannity.
Many of you have met our two dogs, Ranger and Scout, who we got from the local animal shelter back in 2011. They’re great dogs, and very easy going when we have company. Now at the time we were looking into animal adoption (and I’m an advocate for adopting rather than buying purebreds) you know what I found out? There
Rabbi Glenn continued the study with a very important lesson this week. He talked about the many parallels to be found in this narrative between King David and King Messiah Yeshua, and the all-important issue of our loyalty to Him.
This week Rabbi Glenn continued the study of 2 Samuel with 2 Samuel 10-12.