We are a congregation of Jewish and non-Jewish people who worship Messiah Yeshua and are called to discipleship and outreach, all within a Jewish expression.
  

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Shoresh David Messianic Congregation

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Service every Shabbat (Saturday), 10:00AM at:

105 N Park St
Monroeville, PA 15146-4013

   

November 2014

 

Saturday, Nov 1, 10 AM – We celebrate the Bar Mitzvah of David Adam Gale.

Saturday, Nov 8, 10 AM – Deacon recognition service. There will be an Oneg following services.

Saturday, Nov 15 10 AM – Special Guest Speaker, Pastor Igor, from Beth El Ministries, Cleveland OH

Saturday, Nov 22 after services – Our Sisterhood will meet. We are delighted to start meeting again. Come join us!


Upcoming Events

December 3rd thru 7th – Tikkun Emissaries Avi and Tzofiya Rogers, coming alongside Shoresh corporately and individually to help us be all we can be.
Specializing in:
Restoring the Body to Wholeness (Deliverance)
Operating in the Prophetic Teaching/Training
Hearing God's Voice
Demonstrating "The Kingdom" through our witness as a daily lifestyle
Deceptions revealed---A Call to Righteousness

 

Nov 1

Lech Lecha – get yourself out
Genesis 12:1 - 17:27
Isaiah 40:27 – 41:16
Matthew 1:1–17, Romans 4:1-25
Reader and Bar Mitzvah – David Adam Gale


Nov 8 Yayera – he appeared
Genesis 18:1 - 22:24
2 Kings 4:1-37
Luke 2:1-38, 2 Peter 2:4-11
Readers – Bucko

Nov 15 Chayei Sarah – life of Sarah
Genesis 23:1 – 25:18
1 Kings 1:1–31
Matthew 2:1–23, 1 Corinthians 15:50-57
Readers – Smith
  
Nov 22 Toldot - generations
Genesis 25:19 – 28:9
Malachi 1:1 – 2:7
Luke 3:1–18, Romans 9:6-13
Reader – Quinn
Nov 29 VaYetze – he went out
Genesis 28:1 – 32:3(2)
Hosea 12:13(12) – 14:10(9)
Matthew 3:13 – 4:11, John 1:43-51
Readers – Kelly

Dear Shoresh David family and friends, some of the things to keep in mind as we enter the New Year (both Jewish and secular) are:

1) We are called to both the Jewish Community for evangelism (let's pray that our recent partnership with the Miracle of Israel project will help us develop new strategies) and to the Church for education. (We do not come from a place of pride. We have our own blind spots and much to learn from the Church, but the reverse is also true. We can help shed light on their darkness.)

2) We exist in part for the salvation of Israel. We believe that Israel's (collective) salvation will have world transforming implications and promises based on a number of Bible passages, but primarily Romans 11:12, 15.

3) There is no other people group in Scripture where the Bible promises that with the salvation of that people group (the Jewish people) it will result in revival for the rest of the world.

4) Zachariah 8:22, 23 provides us with a "principle" for Jewish evangelism; a principle of multiplication. It is the principle of one to ten: for every one Jewish person saved, ten from the nations respond to the gospel. Regardless of the timeframe of Zechariah's prophecy, I believe the principle remains. This is not legalism or a law, but only a principle.

5) Romans 1:16 tells us that the gospel is to "the Jew first." We have taught on the theological justification "to the Jew first." Jewish people are not better or more valuable than any other people group in God's eyes, but they are more strategic in God's overall plan for world redemption. Interestingly, much of the resistance to the present applicability of this verse comes from pastors and church leaders.

6) God is a methodical God. God had a strategy for building His ancient Tabernacle. One would think that He would also have a strategy for building His Tabernacle today, the Church, and He does (Romans 1:16).

7) Based on Romans 11:11 salvation has come to the Gentiles to "provoke Israel to jealousy." We have here the assignment of the Church. Certainly the Church has other assignments, but as their primary assignment collectively they are to provoke Jews to jealousy so that they might get saved.

8) Finally, Jewish evangelism can be likened to tithing. "To the Jew first" can be seen as the first ten percent of our tithe to God; the first fruits of our giving. When we give to God off the top (not what's left over) we find that He often stretches the remaining ninety percent of our evangelistic efforts. This too is not a legalism or law, but only a principle (a guide).

Blessings, Ned and Sue

 

    

Baruch Hashem!!!

"Keeping my vessel clean is for the here and now -- Contamination will cloud the vessel so I cannot hear God at an opportune time to help."
 

If you wish to support God's work at Shoresh David, please use the Pushke (offering) box on the back left wall of the sanctuary. We do not take up regular collections.


There are Shabbat school classes during services for ages 3-4, 5-12, and teens.

Month's Greeters:
1st – Mike K.
8th – Sue
15th – Bob
22nd – Lynnise
29th – Ruth