The exile brought massive changes to Israel. Living under foreign rule, surrounded by unfamiliar people, and without a Temple, the exiles were forced to adapt and learn how to remain faithful to God in an environment vastly different than their ancestors. Many of us today also struggle with navigating how to keep God’s laws in places where others have a total disregard for His commandments.
In this two hour teaching, we will examine how the book of Esther wrestles with these issues. By comparing and contrasting Esther to Daniel, Nehemiah, and Ezra, we will walk away with a better understanding of how God uses every one of us in different capacities and how it is essential to recognize that not all of us are called to fulfill the same role in the body of Messiah.
(2 Video DVDs)
The struggle with idolatry is something that has challenged the people of God for thousands of years. Idolatry can manifest itself in so many forms that we must always be...
For the earliest believers in Yeshua, his resurrection was the single most powerful event that had ever occurred. It shattered the power of sin and proclaimed Yeshua to be the...
Melchizedek is a character only mentioned twice in the entire Hebrew Bible and yet he becomes one of the main characters in the Letter to the Hebrews. What was it...