More about Abraham

Some people have "friends in high places." Abraham is called "the friend of God." Wouldn’t it be great to have a friendship with a Deity, knowing that he’s got your back? This teaching from the haftarah portion for Parshat Lech Lecha explores the concept of Abraham's friendship with God in relationship to being a disciple of Yeshua.

Where does evangelism fit into the message of Messianic Judaism? How can we claim Abraham to be the father of our faith if we are not interested in spreading the gospel to our fellow human beings? Abraham’s faith is a missionary faith. He passed it on to others, proselytized, and he made converts. Yeshua says Abraham is our father only so long as we  do the things he did.

For more teaching about Evangelism and Messianic Judaism: What About Evangelism?

Let's study about the visit of the angels to Abraham in Parashat Vayera, from Genesis 18.

Follow along in Hebrew on Sefaria.

Let's study about the call of Abraham in Parashat Lech Lecha, from Genesis 12:1.

Follow along in Hebrew on Sefaria.

Are you a son or daughter of Abraham? Abraham is the father of us all, right? Does being a "child of Abraham" make you the same as a Jewish person? Romans chapter four introduces Abraham as the father of our faith for both Jews and Gentile believers in Yeshua. This teaching contains discussion on Paul's one rule for all the churches and the apostolic teaching regarding distinction between Jews and Gentile believers.

The hospitality of Abraham and Sarah provides the basis for a teaching of Yeshua in Matthew 10. Find out what it means to receive a prophet's reward and a righteous person's reward. Showing hospitality to guests is a mitzvah for which a person receives a reward in this world but the principle remains intact for the world to come.

Abraham did not keep the Sabbath because he believed in God; he believed in God because he kept the Sabbath. That's the premise of this teaching about the Sabbath in Parashat Lech Lecha (Genesis 12-17). Find out how the Sabbath testifies, even today, that God is exists and God is One. Discover how Abraham's relationship with the Sabbath encourages the Sabbath-keeping Messianic Gentile today. Great inspiration for the Sabbath Fellowship House vision.

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