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.
Rabbi Glenn continues his study in Isaiah this week with Isaiah 42:20 - 44:8.
Rabbi Jerry finishes his two part study on Healthy vs. Unhealthy Congregations. He discusses the need to act in love, discipleship, and inclusion.
This week Rabbi Jerry began a two part study on Healthy vs. Unhealthy Congregations. Using the book Everyone Is Normal Until You Get To Know Them by John Ortberg he discussed being authentic, empathetic, accepting, dealing with conflict, and forgiveness between individuals.
This week Rabbi Jerry covered the Bible Study and led a discussion on hope. He mostly focused on Psalms 42-43 and explained what biblical hope is.
This week Rabbi Glenn covered Isaiah 41:1-42:9.
This week Rabbi Jerry taught the Bible Study. He taught on this week's parasha, specifically Number 13-14. He then connected it to Hebrews 3-4. The theme of this study was the importance of obedience to God's Will and not rejecting His promises.
This week Rabbi Glenn covered Isaiah 40:1 - 41:4.
This week Rabbi Glenn gave an introduction to the second major section of Isaiah covering Isaiah 40-66. He then covered Isaiah 40:1-11 in detail.
This week Rabbi Glenn covered Isaiah 38-39 (Hezekiah's illness and recovery and the delegation from Babylon). This marks the end of the first major division of the book.
This week Rabbi Glenn studied Isaiah 36-37 and compared it with 2 Kings 18. (Sennacherib's attempted invasion of Jerusalem, Hezekiah's prayer, and God's judgment on the Assyrian army)
This week Rabbi Glenn covered Isaiah 32-35 , which is one literary unit.
This week Rabbi Glenn covered Isaiah 30 -31 (the futility of making alliances with Egypt / God's intent to rescue His people). Since they were already there, the Messianic prophecy they studied was Isaiah 30:20 (cf. John 13:12-14).
Rabbi Glenn this week had a special Bible study on Israel in honor of Israel's independence day. Click Here For Rabbi Glenn's PowerPoint.
This week Rabbi Glenn covered Isaiah 29 as well as Matthew 11:1-6, Isaiah 35 and Matthew 15:1-7, which are related passages. In the second session, we studied Psalm 16:10 which by extension prophesied the resurrection of the Messiah.
This week Rabbi Glenn covered Isaiah 27-28. In the second session, he reviewed Isaiah 28:16, and then studied Numbers 24:17-19.
This week Rabbi Glenn covered Isaiah 25-26. In the second session, he studied Zechariah 14:1-9.
This week Rabbi Glenn covered Isaiah 23 &24. He also discussed the importance of discernment when dealing with insincere people who challenge us, quoting Proverbs: "Do not answer a fool according to his folly, or you will be like him. Answer a fool as his folly deserves, lest he be wise in his own eyes."
This week Rabbi Glenn covered Isaiah 22. But most of the study was spent in Zechariah 12 with a special focus on Zechariah 12:10. In order to give the fullest possible understanding of Zechariah 12, he touched on the circumstances of the death of Josiah (2 Chronicles 35), which is mentioned obliquely in Zechariah 12, and the circumstances of the
This week Rabbi Glenn covered Isaiah 20-21. In the second session he covered the messianic prophecy found in Zechariah 9:9.
This week Rabbi Glenn studied Isaiah 19, the oracle against Egypt (waters drying up, no rain, famine, leading to desperation, and then God sends them "a savior and a champion") and the glorious future for the Middle East in the days of Messiah. But to set the stage, he first read and discussed Zechariah 14 (no rain on Egypt or
This week Jerry covered the Bible Study for Rabbi Glenn. He gave a study on Apologetics, focusing on worldviews and the reliability of the Bible manuscripts we have. Click Here For Jerry's Powerpoint