Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Youth Group


Welcome to the Ben David Youth Ministry! Our desire is to see the next generation ready to be passionate worshipers of Messiah Yeshua. We want to see the youth also have a sense of identity, grounded in who they are and the heritage that has been passed down for centuries. Our true heart is for young people to encounter God. This takes place in the context of gathering together weekly and building community with one another as we seek God.

In addition to our weekly services, we try to gather together on a monthly basis for some time of fellowship and fun. This has been anything from renting out an ice rink and playing broomball to fun movie nights, all designed to build relationships with one another. Lately, we visited our local Boomers family fun center, enjoying go-kart racing and rock climbing.

Here is a little video we put together for the Jewish Holiday of Purim, which commemorates the deliverence of the Jewish people in the ancient Persian empire during which a plot was formed to destroy them. One of the primarly lessons we receive from this story, found in the book of Esther, is that God is always in control.

"Resurrection On Trial"
2016 - Youth production

Having some competitive time at Paintball.


A photo of some of us at Boomers in Irvine.



Weekly Scripture Reading

Shabbat Yitro
February 18 / Sh'vat 22, 5777


Parashah: Yitro — “Jethro"

— Torah:
Exodus 18:1 – 20:23

— Haftarah: Isaiah 6:1 — 7:6, 9:5-6

The apostles taught us that the Torah is about the Messiah, thus Torah is a tutor for us to come to know Him and His righteousness. Torah's commandments are teaching us how to live a godly life, to be equipped to enter in the good works that God prepared for us from the eternity past. Thus, even though we live in an era free of the fear of the punishment for not obeying all of these commandments, it is for our benefit to heed their teaching, because they are for our correction and for our training in righteousness. By obeying Torah we show God that we are sincere in our desire to make teshuvah, to repent of our sins...

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