Resources

Last update: Monday, Jun 10, 2019

Resources

Last update: Monday, Jun 10, 2019


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Hills to Die On

( 1 MP3 track, 61 minutes / 58.1 MB )

Pillars, Allies, CompanionsMay 15, 2019

First Fruits of Zion is established on being a unified teaching ministry within Messianic Judaism, bringing people together from different backgrounds to study the Jewish roots of faith in Yeshua. So why is Torah Club so focused on weeding out certain theologies such as One Law, Two-House, and Sacred Name? In Hills to Die On, Toby Janicki takes us through each of these errant theologies and explains why fighting against each one is a “hill to die on.” Each of these ideologies can be linked back to replacement theology, the roots of which run deeper than most of us can imagine. Gentiles in Messiah must, as Paul said, “not become arrogant against the root” and realize that they are partnering with Israel in a kingdom mission.

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Bread of Immortality

( 1 MP3 track, 32 minutes / 30.0 MB )

Pillars, Allies, CompanionsApril 14, 2019

What does leaven symbolize in the Bible? Sin and arrogance are typical answers. Before Passover, we remove leaven from our homes to symbolize removing sin from our lives. But is sin the only thing symbolized by leaven throughout the Scriptures? In The Bread of Immortality, First Fruits of Zion Director of Education, D. Thomas Lancaster, investigates the use of leaven in the Torah and throughout our Master Yeshua’s and the apostles’ teachings. After making the important distinction between chametz and leaven, Lancaster explores the meanings of the “leaven of the Pharisees and Sadducees,” and why it matters that “a little leaven leavens the whole lump.”

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Counting the Omer, Chart and Guide 5779

( PDF Chart and Guide / 755.5 KB )

Pillars, Allies, CompanionsApril 10, 2019

The Torah commands us to count the days and weeks leading up the festival of Shavu'ot. The "Festival of Weeks" arrives after seven weeks, on the fiftieth day of the counting. Shavu'ot means "weeks," signifying the counting of the seven weeks. Thecounting of the days is called Sefirat HaOmer, "The Counting of the Omer. "We begin the counting on the second day of Passover. In the days of the Temple, a special ceremony called "the Omer" occurred on the second day of Passover.

This 13 x 18 inches Counting the Omer chart will help you count and remember the days from Passover until you reach the 50th day, Shavu'ot. The chart includes the English and Hebrew blessings that are recited for every day, as well as some historic background and up-to-date information relevant for today.

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