2011 First Fruits of Zion National Conference - Yoke of the King
"Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me … and you will find rest for your souls." (Matthew 11:29)
Vision of the Messianic Gentile
Sometimes it may feel like Jews and Gentiles are unequally yoked as we all seek to take on the “yoke of the King.” Get a new, fresh, powerful, uniting vision for the future of Gentiles in Messianic Judaism. Discover the path of the biblical God-fearer, and let the Sabbath, the festivals, and the Torah lifestyle shape your walk with God. Unravel Galatians and the teachings of Paul. Embrace Torah along with Israel rather than in place of Israel.
10 CD-SET (595 minutes)
- All the Ends of the Earth Will Fear Him, and Sinai and the Seventy Nations
A midrash on Psalm 67.
- A Servant to the Circumcised
Jewish and Gentile interactions today exemplified through the relationship between the Lutheran theologian Franz Delitzsch and his Jewish godfather Levy Hirsch.
- The Yoke of the King (Part 1)
Explanation to the background to Matthew 11:28–30.
- The Yoke of the King (Part 2)
Implications of the Gentile believers obligation to Torah.
- The God-Fearers
The modern day movement of non-Jews voluntarily joining in with Israel and embracing the Torah of Moses is not a new phenomena but rather is rooted in the biblical concept of the God-fearer.
- Gentiles and the Sabbath
Although Shabbat was specifically given to Israel at Mount Sinai as a sign of their special relationship with HaShem, there does indeed remain a Sabbath for all of humanity.
- The Gentile Communities of Galatia
Understanding Paul’s statement about the unity of Jews and Gentiles in Messiah.
- Gentiles and Jewish Liturgy
Learn how to approach the uniquely Jewish text of the siddur as a Gentile believer and join Israel in their liturgical offerings to God.
- Gentiles and Sign Commandments
A discussion of ways Gentiles can adapt identity commandments given to the Jewish nation while maintaining lines of distinction.
- Radical Reformation
The challenge of integrating first century discipleship into 21st century Diaspora.