Matthew 1: Deep meaning among the names in Yeshua’s ancestry

The long list of names of ancestors of Yeshua can be tedious to read, but it is an important statement about what God was doing by sending the Messiah.

Thought questions from the recorded discussion

What do all the “begat” or “father of” references have to do with anything?

Why is Zerubbabel one of the most important ancestors Yeshua?

Why are there five women, four of which weren’t Israelite mentioned in the lineage of Messiah Yeshua?

What is so important about the generations from Abraham to David, from David to Babylon and from Babylon to Yeshua?

Some Jews say that Yeshua’s lineage through cursed kings makes Him ineligible to become the Messiah King. What does the prophecy of Immanuel from Isaiah have to do with this? What that prophecy good or bad?

Why does Matthew’s genealogical list differ so much from Luke’s?

Why didn’t Mary get sentenced to death for having a child outside marriage, as God’s law required?

Sukkot: Why Do We Celebrate a Wedding Feast?

Hallel Fellowship celebrates a “wedding feast” after the seventh day of the Feast of Tabernacles has ended, i.e. after sunset. What is this all about? How is this connected to Messiah Yeshua (Jesus) and His promises to return? Daniel Agee explains from the Bible. Continue reading Sukkot: Why Do We Celebrate a Wedding Feast?

Sukkot: Timing of Yeshua’s and Yochanan’s births

Daniel Agee explores the timing of the births of Yochanan the Immerser (John the Baptist) and Messiah Yeshua (Jesus) from descriptions in the Apostolic Scriptures and the prophetic messages of the Biblical celebrations of Passover, the Feast of Tabernacles and Chanukah.

Sukkot: Controlling Anger

David De FeverDavid De Fever, coordinator of Hallel Fellowship, passes along what he’s learned about managing his anger and helping other believers in God to do likewise. He talks about the roots of anger, how it is expressed and answers audience questions about specific manifestations of anger in our lives.  Continue reading Sukkot: Controlling Anger