Living for a Change - Part 7

Rabbi Michael Vowell

In this close to his series on Paul’s letter to the Galatians, Rabbi Michael focuses on chapter 5:13-26 and how our relationship with the Ruach HaKodesh is the key to truly experiencing the Fruit of the Spirit.

Living for a Change - Part 6

Rabbi Michael Vowell

Judaism teaches that a person can experience the indwelling of the Holy Spirit, but to do so requires a lot of devotional capital. But what does the Bible teach? Join us as Rabbi Michael compares the teaching in Mishnah to Paul’s letter to the Romans.

Living for a Change - Part 5

Rabbi Michael Vowell

The Bible is filled with riches we often miss because we fail to read it from a Jewish perspective. The book of Ruth is such a treasure trove. Join us Rabbi Michael reveals its amazing relevance to the feast of Sukkoth.

Living for a Change - Part 4

The people of Corinth wanted the rewards of the Holy Spirit, but they were going about it the wrong way.  There are two major requirements to receive more of what the Spirit has to offer. Join us to learn more.

Living for a Change - Part 3

Rabbi Michael Vowell

Many fantasize about super powers. But do you realize that with the Holy Spirit's super-natural power is available to each of us. When you allow God’s Spirit to indwell you, He will introduce you to power greater than any fantasy.

Living for a Change - Part 2

Rabbi Michael Vowell

The word “Paraclete” is the focus of today's message. In John 14:16 most linguists translate paraclete as “helper,” but helper is much too tame a word to describe the mission of the Spirit of the Living God. There is another meaning.

Living for a Change - Part 1

Rabbi Michael Vowell

In John 16:7a Yeshua tells His talmidim, “…it is to your advantage that I go away!” That just does not compute. It can’t be right – or can it. Come with us as we join Rabbi Michael on this exciting knew journey.

G-d is my Possession

Rabbi Richard Freeman

How in Heaven’s name can you possess God?  It makes no sense! Yet Ezekiel 44:28 says the priests of Israel did. Join us as Rabbi Freeman brings understanding to this implausible statement.

Welcome to the Victory - Part 17

Rabbi Michael Vowell

As Rabbi Michael concludes the Victory series he focuses on Paul’s outline of our responsibilities as believers. He, not only reviews how we attain victory in our own battles, but how we can help others to experience the joy of the overcoming power of our Lord.

Beauty for Ashes

Rabbi Michael Vowell

In "The Last Lion," William Manchester wrote, “Most men in power believe what they want to believe…,” but isn’t that true of everyone? Our capacity for self-deception is one of the enemy’s greatest assets. So how do we deal with it?

Welcome to the Victory - Part 16

Rabbi Michael Vowell

One of the greatest threats to self-centered leaders is a people that exhibit the qualities found in Colossians 3:12 &13. So threatening are they that they are worthy of the death penalty.

Welcome to the Victory - Part 15

Rabbi Michael Vowell

When does saying “Not my problem” become “My problem?” For the believer it starts as soon as we surrender our lives to our Messiah Yeshua. Suddenly we enter a battle; so we’d better learn how to win the victory.

Welcome to the Victory - Part 14

Rabbi Michael Vowell

As followers of the Messiah we are told to seek things above by setting our minds on Yeshua (Colossians 3:1-4). But from the Jewish perspective, those words have a much broader meaning than the Greek text implies.

Welcome to the Victory - Part 13

Rabbi Michael Vowell

In Colossians 2 Rabbi Paul addresses the fallacy of religion over relationship. Is there really a difference as long as we follow the law? Find out.

Welcome to the Victory - Part 12

Rabbi Michael Vowell

Rabbi Isaac Lichtenstein wrote, “Messiah Yeshua belongs to the Jews and so I believe in Messiah Yeshua, but I do not belong to Christendom." Important words. Join us to learn why.

Upholding the Vision

Rabbi Richard Freeman

February 26, 2017 was the 35th anniversary of Congregation Beth Messiah. Our founder, Rabbi Richard Freeman, reiterates our calling and love for God’s people Israel.

Welcome to the Victory - Part 11

Rabbi Michael Vowell

Although it culminates with the indwelling of the Holy Spirit, where does trust in God really begin? For most of us it starts with the testimony of someone who has had a personal encounter with the Living God.

Welcome to the Victory - Part 10

Rabbi Michael Vowell

Are the gifts of the Spirit really a thing of the past? What comes next after knowing the limitless, inexhaustible, all-sufficient Messiah who has no concluding point? What's Next? Come see.

Welcome to the Victory - Part 9

Rabbi Michael Vowell

Lehman Strauss says, “A careful study of the Scriptures will convince you that Yeshua is all you need. Messiah is an all-sufficient Savior for an insufficient sinner.” Join us for a careful study.

Welcome to the Victory - Part 8

Rabbi Michael Vowell

The Triumph of Messiah reaches beyond character to personality. There is real growth when we aim at being a better "we" and not just "me."