How is Scripture viewed?
Scripture is viewed as the Word of YeHoVaH, which is the Torah. YeHoVaH inspired his prophets, scribes, and disciples to write down what YeHoVaH and Yeshua has done. This was done for the purpose to know YeHoVaH, and further the Kingdom of YeHoVaH. We believe the Bible is true and should be studied to know YeHoVaH and Yeshua. Without this knowledge, it would be hard to fight the battle between good and evil. Knowledge is everything, because you are battling for your mind, and how you worship.
Who is God (Elohim, Abba, Father, YeHoVaH)?
The One Family of YeHoVaH, is creator of heaven and earth, and LORD of all. YeHoVaH and Yeshua should be respected, because they gave us life, and this place to live. They gave us all the tools we need to live our lives. By grace YeHoVaH forgives all those who truly believes in his son Yeshua HaMashiach.
Who is Jesus (Yeshua HaMashiach)?
Yeshua is the Word of YeHoVaH and his son, who came to teach the world about YeHoVaH's love, and how to live by faith. By his death, resurrection, and ascension; we believe Yeshua became sin who was without sin of his own, died for sins of the world and ours, defeated sin and death, and rose on the third day. By our faith in him and the grace of YeHoVaH, we die and get reborn through our Mikvah (baptism). We receive the Ruach HaKodesh (Spirit) in which is YeHoVaH, and now also Yeshua's. We believe Yeshua will come back to bring the new heaven and earth and save us from the evils of the world.
How are we saved?
We are saved by the crucified and risen Lord, Yeshua HaMashiach. That died of his own free will, became sin, and defeated Lucifer (sin) and Death, then rose on the third day. By confessing and believing in him we have everlasting life, and through our death and resurrection of Mikvah, and receiving the Ruach HaKodesh are sealed by YeHoVaH. By his grace alone we are saved. We also understand that it is not by with we have done, but what Yeshua and YeHoVaH have done for us which truly saves us. Out of respect, understanding, and obedience we follow his commandments, statues, and laws. This happens when we are changed and reborn and want to follow them above ourselves. When we put others first, then we are willingly following what the Torah says.
What happens after death?
Our bodies die, but not our soul. Once we died, we sleep until Yeshua comes back for us in the 2nd coming. We believe we have eternal life in YeHoVaH's kingdom, and that he has prepared this place for those who believe in him, as He has promised. NIV (John (Yochanan) 14:2)
What is the church?
The church are sinners who believe Yeshua died and took our place for the redemption of our sins. We are to learn and grow together in Yeshua, and the message of YeHoVaH. Then go out into the world to teach others about the Kingdom of YeHoVaH, the Living Word, and the Good News. When we willingly do the Torah, we become YeHoVaH's church who follows Yeshua!
What about the sacraments (called Kiddish or Communion)?
Whenever two or more gather in Yeshua HaMashiach's name, they are with us. We are to always do this in remembrance of Yeshua. Sacraments are given to those who wish to partake in the Holy Meal of Yeshua, for those that believe in him. (We have Gluten-Free bread and use sparkling red juice.)
What about offertory?
A bowl is placed at the back of the church when you come in. You may give as you like without anyone knowing. For "when you give to the needy, do not let your left hand know what your right hand is doing, so that your giving may be in secret. Then your Abba, who sees what is done is secret, will reward you." NIV (Matthew (Mattityahu) 6:3-4) All money that is collected will go to get supplies for the church; after that the money is saved for people of the community and congregation who needs a little extra help. (Must have documentation of need.)
Who is the Holy Spirit (Ruach HaKodesh)?
The Ruach HaKodesh is the Word (Yeshua) and Breath of YeHoVaH. YeHoVaH-breathed on us at our Mikvah (baptism) to give us their Holy Spirit (Ruach HaKodesh). At Pentecost we remember the disciples that received it 1st, as from both YeHoVaH and Yeshua. It is what separates us from our enemies. It is the life-force that gives us the truth and understanding about YeHoVaH. It protects us and gives salvation to those who believe in Yeshua. (Romans 8:9-11)
What about the Trinity and the 2nd Coming?
The Trinity is not actually in the Bible. We worship the Godhead being the one and only YeHoVaH and his son Yeshua. There are only two in the equation, and they are separate divine entities. Yeshua came from YeHoVaH to dwell with us, teach us, and save us. The Ruach HaKodesh is the breath on which is from both YeHoVaH and Yeshua. YeHoVaH is the name when both YeHoVaH and Yeshua are together working. After the ascension Yeshua went back up to dwell with YeHoVaH. Until YeHoVaH sends Yeshua back to gather us up into his kingdom. This will be our final resurrection unto YeHoVaH.
Right now, we wait, and fish for men. (Men as in man-humanity). We try to wake as many children of YeHoVaH as we can. This world is hard. To graft a group of believers into our family, is a reward in itself. We lift each other up into the hands of YeHoVaH. To guide and teach each other YeHoVaH's ways of how to live a life guided by Yeshua.
If we did not find our calling, we will not get our inheritance in the 2nd coming. Then we will await the final judgement.
We teach the Kingdom of YeHoVaH with the use both the Old and New Testament. It is the foundation for our faith to inspire our daily lives and others. We put those teachings into practice at home, work, and daily living. We teach that "Random Acts of Kindness" are encouraged to spread YeHoVaH's love. We all need to lead by example to make a difference in others' lives. By how we live, what we say, and how we handle situations; we can either help a problem or make it worse. We need to edify/build the church up with YeHoVaH's holy spirit. Only YeHoVaH's church can change this world, by his Ruach HaKodesh.
Just as Yeshua said in the Beatitudes, blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they will be filled. Our mission is not just to love one another, but to make sure we spread the love of the Torah & Gospels everywhere, while teaching of the Good News and the Kingdom of YeHoVaH. Faith is more than religion. It's about a relationship between a person and YeHoVaH. Together, we make faith worth living. NIV (Matthew (Mattityahu) 5:6) We are then a family; it is a way of life to set apart from the evils of this world. To edify and grow in knowledge of our Creator and his Son. The Bible is so important to learn directly from the pages of our ancestors' lives. We need to learn and grow.
What are other beliefs and practices of note?
We believe we are part of the Israelites, grafted in with Yeshua's sacrifice; just like the disciples we have spiritually died to our old self with Yeshua. (John 15:1-17; Acts 2:22-41; Romans 6:1-23; Galatians 2:20; 2 Corinthians 5:17) We have been adopted into YeHoVaH's family and made holy, because of Yeshua's obedience. (Hebrews 2:5-18) We do our best to get back what we have lost over the many years, from all the changes made. In which we were commanded not to do. Members are encouraged to serve YeHoVaH as missionaries of Yeshua. In everything one thinks, says, and does we are to be the living people of Yeshua, we are YeHoVaH's representatives. So, we should act like it. With a mission to help bring people to the understanding of what YeHoVaH wants from us; and have YeHoVaH resurrect others, and bring them to the life, in the name of (Jesus Christ) Yeshua HaMashiach, with the help of (God) YeHoVaH.
The way we believe, is close to the groups of Rood Awakening, Discovering the Jewish Jesus, and Beyond Today. Most of what they believe, we do it. There are a few differences, but they are the closest to our belief. Beyond Today has free booklets, if you go to their site. The booklets are a good introduction to many questions you might have. All have videos to get an in-depth view of our belief. See below for links.
You are more than welcome to also send us an email with any questions you have.
“There is only one YeHoVaH (God), the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, who is the Creator, the Almighty, and sustainer of all things.
Yeshua (Jesus) is the living embodiment of the Word (the Bible). He became a human being of virgin birth (conceived by the Holy Spirit), lived out the Torah perfectly (i.e. led a sinless life), died in our place for our iniquity, and was raised on the third day providing atonement for the sins of the world. It is through Yeshua that we are grafted into God’s Kingdom as citizens in the covenants of the Almighty.
Yeshua’s birth, death, resurrection, and second coming are the fulfillment of the Feasts of the LORD. As an intermediate fulfillment of the Feast of Tabernacles (Sukkot), He was born on the first day and was circumcised on the eighth day. He then fulfilled the Spring Feasts of the LORD as our Passover sacrifice (John 1:29, 26), was raised on the third day and after which presented the First Fruits in heaven (The Day of First Fruits), then poured out His Spirit on the Feast of Pentecost (Shavuot). We believe that his return will fulfill the Fall Feasts of the LORD, namely The Feast of Trumpets (Yom Teruah),
the Day of Atonement (Yom Kippur), and The Feast of Tabernacles (Sukkot).
The Bible, in its original language, is infallible. We believe that the truth of Yeshua is divinely interwoven in both the old and new testaments. Thus, the Bible, from Genesis to Revelation, is one consistent theme and redemptive message of salvation through Yeshua.
There is one God-given law (more properly, “instruction” or Torah) for ALL peoples. There is no difference between believing Gentiles and believing Jews (Lev. 24:22, Num. 9:14) as to the instructions for how to live a righteous life.
Confessing and turning (repenting) from one’s sin and placing one’s faith in the atoning work of redemption accomplished by Yeshua is the only way to be forgiven of sin and to have the assurance of being “born again” at the resurrection. Salvation is by faith alone and not by works. However, the believer’s faith should be a motivation to do good works (i.e. “shema” or “hear and obey” the Torah [Deut. 6:4]) as the outward expression of one’s inward faith, expressed in a life reflective of the Almighty’s love, grace, and mercy embodied in Yeshua’s earthly ministry.”
Video is copied from Rood Awakening International with permission; as long as they are referenced.
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