Rabbi Jesse

More Than A Book Part 1

More Than A Book Part 1

Message Notes

  • The Bible is Not a Book
  • The Bible is A Compilation of Books
  • The Bible has At Least 66 Books
  • It is Written by More Than 43 Authors
  • But Who Wrote It? - At least 7 authors, but probably more
  • Book of Psalms or Tehilim in Hebrew is a compilation of 5 book
  • So The Bible is a Book of Books
  • Where Does the Bible Come From and Where was it written?
  1. Written Mainly In The Land Of Israel, with Some Exceptions...
  2. Babylon, Persia, Ephesus, Corinth, Rome...
  •  How Old is the Bible?
  1. The oldest Book is over 3600 years old!
  2. The newest book of the bible is around 1900 years old
  • The Tanakh - Hebrew Bible
  1. 3 Sections
  2. Torah - 5 Books of Moses
  3. Neviim - The Prophets
  4. Ketuvim - The Writings
  • Not a History Book
  • Its a Book of Testimony

Psalm 71: 15 My mouth will recount Your justice and Your salvation all day, though I do not know the sum of them. 16 I come because of the mighty deeds of Adonai my Lord. I will remember Your righteousness —Yours alone. 17 God, You taught me from my youth, and I still keep declaring Your wonders. 18 So even until I am old and gray, O God, do not forsake me, till I tell of Your strong arm to the next generation, Your might to all who are to come

Message Series: Who are you?

Listen as Rabbi Jesse helps us answer the question: Who is God?

What is Your Purpose Message Notes:

What is your purpose?

Identity Questions: Who am I? 

Value Questions: Am I Important? 

Purpose Questions: What is my purpose?

What is God’s eternal purpose for me and how are my choices moving me closer to that purpose?

Purpose #1: You Were Planned for God’s Pleasure

A Life of Worship

You created all things, and it is for your pleasure that they exist and were created Rev 4:11

Love Adonai your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength. Deut 6:5

Question 1: What common task could I start doing as if I were doing it directly for Yeshua ?

Purpose #2: You Were Formed for God’s Family Build Deep Relationships

He predestined us for adoption as sons through MessiahYeshua, in keeping with the good pleasure of His will Ephesians 1:5

Question 2: 

How can I start treating other believers like members of my own family?

Purpose # 3: You Were Created To Become Like  Yeshua

Become His Disciple

For those whom He foreknew He also predestined to be conformed to the image of His Son 

Romans 8:29

Question 3: In what area of my life do I need to ask for the Spirit’s power to be like Messiah today?

Purpose # 4: You Were Shaped For Serving God

Made to do Good Deeds - Mitzvot

For we are His workmanship—created in Messiah Yeshua for good deeds, which God prepared beforehand so we might walk in them. Eph 2:10

Question 4: In what way can I see myself passionately serving others and loving it, and what should I do to get started now?

Purpose #5: You Were Made For A Mission

Sharing the Good News of Yeshua

Just as You sent Me into the world, so I have sent them into the world. - John 17:18

I don’t consider my life of any value, except that I might finish my course and the office I received from the Lord Yeshua, to declare the Good News of the grace of God. Acts 20:24

The most important thing is that I complete my mission, the work that the Lord Yeshua gave me to tell people the Good News about God's grace.  Acts 20:24

Each one of us shall give account of himself to God. Romans 14:12

Question 5: What fears have kept me from fulfilling the mission God made me to accomplish? What keeps me from telling others the Good News?

Life’s five greatest Questions 

1. What will be the center of my life 

2. What will be the character of my life 

3. What will be the contribution of my life? 

4. What will be the commission of my life? 

5. What will be the community of my life?