Hallelujah, grace like rain, falls down on me. Hallelujah, all my stains are washed away; they’re washed away. Amen, and thank you Alex for the energizing praise and worship. Next was parsha Mishpatim, Laws, from Exodus 21:1 – 24:18, and it was presented by Phillip. First time delivering a message at our congregation from our brother, but he did a smooth job. Yeah man. In the main drash, Rabbi Jonathan mentioned being wise, before we dug into Mathew 24:37. The end of our world will be like that of Noah, which included giants, spawned from evil forces. Are those entities still alive, fighting against the powers of God? Do you know the origins of Valentines Day? Is Cupid’s reach large, enticing, and not of God? The answer and audio is http://messiahechad.org/blog/06-feb-2016-h4m/, while the slides are http://messiahechad.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/06-Feb-2016-Slides.pdf.
I will call upon Your name, and keep my eyes above the waves. My soul will rest in Your embrace, for I am Yours and You are mine. Beautiful praise and worship Danae! In the torah portion, Pastor Joseph covered Yitro, Jethro, Exodus 18:1 – 20:23, which spoke on the importance of hearing, then doing something with the word we receive. Amen. And in the main message, Rabbi Jonathan spoke on The God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. Of the 2,500+ gods out there, Messiah Echad worships a God who is not a plural unity, rather He is an all powerful ONE God, as per the Shema in Deuteronomy 6:4. So to help us distinguish between our God and the others, we talked about attributes, characteristics, and natures that are unique to each. The audio is http://messiahechad.org/blog/30-jan-2016-j4m/ and slides are http://messiahechad.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/30-Jan-2016-Slides.pdf.