Romans part 6 – Grace And Shalom To You Too

Romans part 6 – Grace And Shalom To You Too Rabbi Michael Weiner

Romans 1:6-7 And you also are called to Yeshua the Messiah. To all those in Rome, loved by God, called to be kedoshim: Grace to you and shalom from God our Father and the Lord Yeshua the Messiah! Paul is just beginning his letter to the Romans. These may seem like light pleasantries, but let’s…
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Romans part 4 – Yeshua Is On The Horizon Rabbi Michael Weiner

Romans 1:4 He was appointed Ben-Elohim in power according to the Ruach of holiness, by the resurrection from the dead. He is Messiah Yeshua our Lord. I want to focus here on the appointment of Yeshua as Ben-Elohim (Son of God) by the Holy Spirit. This “appointment” means He was set apart. The Greek word…
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Romans part 3 – Unto Us A Son Is Given Rabbi Michael Weiner

Let’s start with a bonus. In Romans 1:2, Paul says the prophets wrote of the very Messiah that he was proclaiming. Yesterday we quoted from the first 3 (in order of the TLV). Today, let’s quote from the next 3, just for starters … Hosea 11:1 When Israel was a youth I loved him, and…
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Romans part 2 – Good News Announced Beforehand Rabbi Michael Weiner

We’re picking up with Romans 1:1,2 where we left off last time … Romans 1:1-2 Paul, a slave of Messiah Yeshua, called to be an emissary and set apart for the Good News of God, which He announced beforehand through His prophets in the Holy Scriptures. The TLV uses the word “emissary,” while many other…
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Romans part 1 – We Minister His Message Rabbi Michael Weiner

Romans 1:1-2 Paul, a slave of Messiah Yeshua, called to be an emissary and set apart for the Good News of God, which He announced beforehand through His prophets in the Holy Scriptures. Let’s start with the name. Paul is a Latin version of Saul, which is an English version of Shaul. The Messianic version…
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The Upper Room Discourse 100 Rabbi Michael Weiner

Summary, part 5 of 5 – John, Chapter 17 Chapter 17 contains Yeshua’s impassioned prayer to the Father. It is the middle of the night and He is only moments from His betrayal by the hands of Judas. While John 17 contains the fullness of Yeshua’s prayer, Luke 22 sets the scene in detail. Yeshua…
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The Upper Room Discourse 99 Rabbi Michael Weiner

Summary, part 4 of 5 – John, Chapter 16 Here, in John 16, Yeshua closes off His time of teaching (speaking substantially with) His disciples, focusing on the significance of His death and resurrection. He is preparing the disciples for what is about to happen. Yeshua knows the disciples are grief stricken over what He…
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The Upper Room Discourse 97 Rabbi Michael Weiner

Summary, part 2 of 5 – John, Chapter 14 There are 31 verses in John 14, and each one of them is worthy of our attention. That’s why I wrote so extensively about them. Picking a favorite is like picking your favorite child. It just can’t be done. They are each special in their own…
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The Upper Room Discourse 96 Rabbi Michael Weiner

Rabbi Trail: It came to me last night, while I was sleeping, that there are five more pieces to write on the Upper Room Discourse. I want to make them a collective summary. It also came to me that there are five chapters in the URD, so today we will summarize John, Chapter 13. End…
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Lessons from Job Rabbi Michael Weiner

Job on Blamelessness As one begins studying the Book of Job (Iyov), they are immediately impacted with a moral concept which for most, if not all, seems to be a human impossibility. In the first verse of Job, we are reminded that Job is “blameless” where it states, There was a man in the land…
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