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Remnant of Israel Shabbat Messages

Remnant of Israel Shabbat Messages

By Remnant of Israel Messianic Synagogue
Our weekly Messianic Jewish Shabbat message is shared on this podcast.
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Group Identity - the Mind of Messiah
Today, Philip Snell returns to his series of messages based on the book The Other Half of Church. He uses the analogy of a campfire to compare to our innate desire to belong to a group, or multiple groups. He teaches that we must not be swayed by the beliefs of other groups, but instead keep following what the Messiah would have us do. 
May 21, 2022
Reconciliation and Blessing
In today's message (delayed from 05/14/22), Zac Williams starts with the Torah portion (Genesis 32:3-33 to 33:17) and goes on to consider some of the miracles recorded in the Bible, and shows that sometimes the blessings that God wants to pour out are limited, not because of sin, and not because of God's will, but rather by our own capacity to receive or contain them. 
May 19, 2022
Crazy Miracles and Crazy Faith
In his message today, Brian Fritz uses today's Torah portion (Genesis 32:4 to Gen 33:4, the story of Jacob meeting Esau), as a way to show that although families sometimes have "crazy" problems, God is able to overcome them. 
May 07, 2022
Group Identity of Israel
In his message today, Philip Snell returns to his series of talks based on the book The Other Half of Church. Philip looks at the book of Exodus and the story of Moses leading the people of Israel out of Egypt, to develop a list of 16 characteristics that the people of Israel (or the people of God) should have. 
April 30, 2022
Let God Be God
In his message today, Zac Williams lists seven main points to follow in letting God be God in our daily lives and prayers. 
April 23, 2022
First Fruits
In his message this evening, Joe George teaches that the resurrected Yeshua is the true first fruits offering to God, and that His resurrection is an actual physical reality, the most important event since the creation, and not merely a symbol or a saying. 
April 17, 2022
Pesach Lamentation
In his message today for the Feast of Unleavened Bread, Zac Williams teaches about Yeshua's time between His death and resurrection, and also about how God shows mercy on us, even when we are experiencing hard times. 
April 16, 2022
A Discussion of Apologetics
Joe George leads an apologetics seminar, and shows several ways to respond to someone's statements concerning the Gospel. Included is an amusing reference to TV detective "Columbo". 
April 09, 2022
The Spiritual Congregation of God's People
Zac Williams uses today's Torah portion (esp. Genesis 28:10-15, Jacob's Dream/Jacob's Ladder) as a starting point to tie together: the layout of the twelve tribes in Numbers 2, Ezekiel's vision of four creatures (Ezekiel 1), the four living creatures in Revelation 4-6, and the four gates of the New Jerusalem (Revelation 21). 
April 02, 2022
Introduction to Group Identity
Philip Snell continues his series of messages based on the book The Other Half of Church. Today he teaches that God uses group identity as a part of transforming our character into the image of Messiah Yeshua, and that we can understand group identity both in scripture and in our people. 
March 26, 2022
Building Chesed (Grace)
Philip Snell continues his series of talks, reminding us that in order to carry out the Great Commission and witness to others, our two most important requirements are chesed (grace) and simcha (joy). 
March 19, 2022
In his message today, Philip Snell resumes his series based on the book "The Other Half of Church". As disciple-makers, we are required to form character, not just knowledge; and we must make ourselves good examples for others, because we teach not just by what we say, but by what we do. 
March 12, 2022
Panel Discussion Q&A on the Ukraine/Russian War
Today, instead of a usual message, Philip Snell and Zac Williams lead a Q&A panel discussion on the Russian/Ukraine war. Questions include, 'What is the difference between a just and an unjust war?', 'Who should we pray for in this war?', and 'Where is God during times of war?'
March 05, 2022
Chesed (Grace) and Conviction
Zac Williams talks about how God is bringing His body of believers together as one. He uses as an example a YouTube video, "spontaneous synchronization", which shows how five mechanical metronomes all attached firmly to one base which is allowed to move back and forth, will fairly quickly become synchronized in their motion. 
February 26, 2022
A Warning Against Low Chesed
Philip Snell continues his series of messages on chesed (grace), and especially the need to avoid making our congregations low-chesed because of the problems that creates. In his message next week, Philip will talk about how to increase chesed in our congregations. 
February 19, 2022
Becoming a Chesed Family
Today Philip Snell resumes his series on science, the brain, and character development. Also delayed from last week is a testimony by our sister Gwen about her family and history. 
February 12, 2022
Special Message (Genesis 22, Praise and Worship)
Today there is no usual message, instead is the second half of today's service, after the liturgy and Torah service. Zac Williams gives the Torah service message, Philip Snell leads a time of praise and testimony. 
February 05, 2022
Simcha (Joy) and Chesed (Grace)
Today, Philip Snell talks about the Hebrew words simcha (joy) and chesed (grace) along with their root words and meanings. He compares simcha to "fuel" and chesed to "glue". 
January 29, 2022
Be Afraid, Be Very Afraid
Joe George talks about the fear of The Lord, and how it relates to true morality vs. moral relativism. Joe shows that if there is no God, then there is no true or fixed morality and moral law is just whatever we say it is. Included is a funny story about the the relative rightness or wrongness of putting Nutella (a peanut-butter-like snack) on pasta. 
January 22, 2022
Building Joy
Philip Snell continues his series on joy. Today he talks about joy being the emotional fuel in our tanks that enables us to live our lives with some degree of happiness; and how face time with others is one of the major sources of joy. 
January 15, 2022
Meeting, Understanding, and Accepting
In his message today, Zac Williams starts from Genesis 18 (today's Torah portion) to talk about Abraham and Sarah's reaction to the three visitors, and how we should be ready in our lives today to do whatever it is that God calls us to do. 
January 08, 2022
Getting Away From - And Back To - Joy
In his message today, Philip Snell gives us the second in his series of messages on the importance of the right-brain in living and character formation, and talks about finding joy in life. 
January 01, 2022
Whole-Brained Spiritual Growth
In his message today, Philip Snell begins a new multi-week series suggested by the book "The Other Half of Church: Christian Community, Brain Science, and Overcoming Spiritual Stagnation" by Jim Wilder and Michel Hendricks. Covered today is the difference between the right and left halves of the brain and how they work together to give us our character and personality. 
December 25, 2021
Last Week's Visit to the Auschwitz Museum Exhibit
Last week many Remnant of Israel congregants went to Kansas City to see the traveling museum exhibit from Auschwitz itself. Today, instead of a traditional message, elder Joe George and several congregants read from the Book of Lamentations, and give their thoughts on what they saw and how it affected them. 
December 18, 2021
In his message today from today's torah portion, Philip Snell talks about the mysterious Melchizedek and his interactions with Abram, and explains the concept of Christophany. 
December 11, 2021
From This Day Forth, I Will Bless You
Today, Joe George talks about Hanukkah In a message that complements the message that Zac Williams gave last week, especially regarding Psalm 82. Joe points out that Yeshua (Jesus) celebrated Hanukkah, and talks about what Yeshua did on Hanukkah from John 10:22. 
December 04, 2021
Not Your Shabbat School Hanukkah
In this message, delayed from Nov. 27, 2021, Zac Williams talks about the origins of Hanukkah, and why we still celebrate it today. But this discussion is from an adult point of view, not the sanitized cheerful version usually given in grade school level Shabbat classes. 
December 04, 2021
Ministering to those who need it most
In this episode, delayed from Nov. 20, 2021, Philip Snell talks about God providing what we need to serve him. Also, testimonies from our brother Johnny and our sister Hannah, and a brief prayer service by the ladies. 
December 04, 2021
Rabbi Alex Yalenga - Zambia Messianic Fellowship
Our message today is presented by guest speaker Rabbi Alex Yalenga from the Zambia Messianic Fellowship ( Please listen, it is good to hear about God's work in a far away and very different place! 
November 13, 2021
The Calm After the Storm
Zac Williams talks about times when we must wait until God gives us new information. He uses Noah as an example, pointing out that God only spoke to Noah three times. During the 100 years it took to build the ark, Noah had to carry on until he heard from God again. 
November 06, 2021
Taste and See (Psalm 34)
Messianic elder Philip Snell delivers a brief message about the origins of Psalm 34 (in 1 Samuel), followed by the Remnant praise and worship team performing "Taste and See".
October 30, 2021
Noah, Daniel, and Job
Zac Williams talks about three major scriptural figures, and the only place in the Bible where they are mentioned all together, Ezekiel 14. Also, Lisa Snell gives a brief introduction about God hearing prayers and answering them. 
October 23, 2021
Job: Afflicted
In his message today, Philip Snell talks about the Book of Job (Job 1:1 - Job 2:10). God allowed Satan to harm Job because God had a higher purpose in mind. He was using Job as an example to teach us, and to rebuke Satan. 
October 16, 2021
John's Passing - Blessings Over Curses
In Remnant's first message since Rabbi John passed away last Sunday, messianic elder Zach Williams talks about the beatitudes (blessings) from The Sermon on the Mount (from Matthew 5:3-10), and shows how each one builds on the previous one, hopefully describing our progress as we walk daily with Yeshua. 
October 09, 2021
Not Yet - So Now What?
With the conclusion of the Fall Feasts, and with a long time to wait until the return of the Spring Feasts, messianic elder Philip Snell gives us a teaching on how to wait, and shows us that we still have a job to do. 
October 02, 2021
Sukkot (part 1)
In the first of his two-part teaching on Sukkot (the Festival of Booths), Messianic elder Zach Williams talks about the Biblical origins of Sukkot and tells us some of the original purposes of dwelling in booths. 
September 18, 2021
Yom Kippur
Messianic elder Joe George talks about the biblical origins of Yom Kippur, and their fulfillment in Yeshua's (Jesus's) atoning sacrifice.
September 17, 2021
Shabbat Shuvah and Yom Kippur
In his message today, Messianic Elder Philip Snell gives what he calls "Yom Kippur 101", a brief introduction to the meaning and traditions of Yom Kippur, and an explanation of what Messianics should know about it, and also about Shabbat Shuvah, "The Sabbath of Return". 
September 11, 2021
Yom Teruah - Rosh Hashanah - Feast of Trumpets
The Feast of Trumpets is one of the seven moedim (God's appointed times). In his message today, Elder Philip Snell talks about the origins of Yom Teruah, and why it should be important to everyone today. Especially since it points to the return of Yeshua (Jesus)!
September 04, 2021
T'shuvah (Repentance)
In his message today, in preparation for the Fall feast days, messianic elder Philip Snell talks about t'shuvah (repentance), and explains the four major points required of us to achieve it. 
August 28, 2021
Don't Be You - Make Much of Messiah
In today's message, Messianic elder Philip Snell starts with the pop culture saying 'You Be You', and shows us how it is better to let Messiah live through us so that instead of us being us, we be more like The Messiah. What he means by this is: you might want to look at yourself first, then at the people around you, and at God last, but what you should do is reverse that order, to look at God first, the people around you next, and look at yourself last.
August 21, 2021
Blessings and Curses
Zach Williams delivers today's message entitled "Blessings and Curses". Based on today's Torah portion (Deuteronomy 26:1-29:9) Zach talks about the blessings and curses listed there, and how they relate to current events. 
August 14, 2021
Guest Speakers Dan & Patty Juster
Remnant is honored today to have Messianic rabbi and author Dr. Daniel Juster and his wife Patricia as guest speakers. Dan's message is titled "Eight Key Theological Values", but is also a history of how he came to Messianic Judaism. Patty delivers a Spirit-filled message and prays over the people. Thank you Dan and Patty!
August 12, 2021
Of Shepherds and Kings
In his message today, Rabbi John talks about the qualities of a shepherd, and points out that sheep or shepherds are mentioned over 200 times in scripture, saying that God must have something for us there that He wants us to learn. 
July 31, 2021
Love and Marriage
In his message today, Rabbi John talks about marriage, and gives five steps to insure a long and happy one. 
July 24, 2021
Living Holy Lives in the Last Days
In his message today, Rabbi John talks about how we should be preparing for troubles which will come as the end times approach, and how we should be following Yeshua's (Jesus') final command to go and make disciples, and not worrying about the rest. Rabbi John says although he is pessimistic in the short term, in the long term he is very optimistic. 
July 17, 2021
Behold the Lamb of God Who Takes Away the Sin of the World
Messianic Rabbi John Powledge talks about lambs (the animals) and some of their special properties, and then compares the special properties of lambs to the special properties of Yeshua. 
July 10, 2021
God and National Blessing
Messianic Rabbi John Powledge delivers a rare Fourth of July message on "God and National Blessing", in which he talks about when God blesses nations, and when He removes his blessing from them. 
July 03, 2021
Let Us Keep The Feast
Messianic Elder Joe George delivers the June 26, 2021 message "Let Us Keep The Feast", in which he talks about how to keep God's appointed times, and in particular the Festival of Booths (Sukkot). 
July 03, 2021
It's Not That Hard
Messianic elder Joe George delivers today's message based on today's Torah portion, Deuteronomy 10:1-11:25, with emphasis on Deuteronomy 10:12-14 which lists five things that we are to do regarding God and our covenant with Him: Fear, Walk, Love, Serve, and Keep (Guard).  
May 29, 2021
(on Shavuot)
In rabbinical synagogues, it is traditional to read aloud the book of Ruth on Shavuot (Pentecost). In tonight's message, messianic rabbi John Powledge talks about why this is, what the book of Ruth means to us today, and the meaning of Shavuot. 
May 23, 2021
Shavuot: A Curse Reversed
In today's message, messianic rabbi John Powledge talks about Shavuot (Pentecost), one of the least-well described of God's appointed times, as far as describing what you are supposed to do on it. 
May 22, 2021
Jewish Evangelism
Today we have guest speaker Ryan Karp from Chosen People Ministries who talks about Jewish people who do not believe in Yeshua as Messiah, and how to minister to them. Learn more at and at
May 15, 2021
(on mothers in "The Just Society")
On the day before Mother's Day, Messianic Rabbi John Powledge takes some time to talk about mothers in "The Just Society".
May 08, 2021
The Just Society (continuing in the series)
Messianic Rabbi John Powledge continues with his series on "The Just Society".
May 01, 2021
The Gospel Of The Kingdom
Guest speaker Steven Guice delivers his message, "The Gospel Of The Kingdom". 
April 24, 2021
Messianic Elder Zac Williams gives the Torah teaching today, on the subject of "Desire". He shows that whatever we desire most rules over us, so we should try to mentally consider all the things that we desire, in order to determine which of them is the most important to us. He also shows a fascinating correspondence or similarity between the first group and the second group of the ten commandments. 
April 17, 2021
Justice In The Just Society
Messianic Rabbi John Powledge continues his series on "The Just Society" with a discussion of what justice is. Is justice merely vengeance, or is it something more?
April 10, 2021
Firstfruits and What It Means to The Just Society (Part 2)
On Saturday evening as Firstfruits begins, Messianic Rabbi John Powledge gives us a sidebar on his continuing series on "The Just Society", taking some time out to talk about Firstfruits. This is Part 2, Part 1 is in the preceding episode, which was recorded Saturday morning before Firstfruits began.
April 04, 2021
Firstfruits and What It Means to The Just Society (Part 1)
On the Saturday Sabbath before Firstfruits, Messianic Rabbi John Powledge gives us a sidebar on his continuing series on "The Just Society", taking some time out to talk about Firstfruits. This is Part 1, Part 2 follows in the next episode, it was recorded Saturday evening as Firstfruits began. 
April 04, 2021
Pesach (Passover) And Life in the Just Community
In advance of tonight's Passover Seders, Messianic Rabbi John Powledge talks about the importance of Pesach (Passover), and points out that its origins go back not merely to Exodus, but all the way back to Abraham. Also, its connections with us continue right up to today. 
March 27, 2021
Ordinary People, Ordinary Lives, Miraculous Purpose
Giving today's message as part of his Bar Mitzvah B' Yeshua is Sam Williams. His message is based on the Torah Portion for Today, which is Exodus 31:1-11, God's instructions to Moses concerning the craftsmen who were to make the furniture and equipment for the Tabernacle ("The Tent of Meeting"). Sam also mentions God's instructions to Gideon in Judges 6:14-16. 
March 20, 2021
The Just Society: Chapter Four: Maintaining Justice In The Society
Messianic Rabbi John Powledge continues his series on "The Just Society". Among the subjects in his message this week, Rabbi John talks about Leviticus 19, "The Holiness Code", and shows that without holiness, justice in a society is impossible to achieve. Also, he shows that the frequently-quoted statement by Yeshua, "judge not, lest you be judged" does not mean that we should never judge, but that we should judge only those within the body of Yeshua, not those still outside. 
March 13, 2021
The Just Society: Chapter Three: The First Communities of Yeshua
Today Rabbi John Resumes his series on "The Just Society" with Chapter Three: The First Communities of Yeshua. Rabbi John teaches about the apostles walking in the power of God as they began to preach the good news of Yeshua. 
March 06, 2021
Purim: When History Repeats Itself
Rabbi John postpones his series on "The Just Society" this week to celebrate Purim. He explains how the Book of Esther and its story of a famous attempt to destroy the Jewish people is repeated again and again throughout history, from Biblical times until very recent times. 
February 27, 2021
The Just Society: Chapter 3: Our Celebrations of Life
Messianic Rabbi John Powledge continues his series on The Just Society, but with a side trip. A mikvah (baptism) scheduled for today caused Rabbi John to write about immersion as cleansing. Included in his teaching is the story of Elisha the prophet and Naaman, a high-ranking warrior with leprosy, from 2 Kings 5. 
February 20, 2021
Torah Service Message (Numbers 29:12)
Messianic Elder Joe George gives the reading and message for today's Torah Service, which is from Numbers 29:12. Although the reading concerns offerings at the Feast of Tabernacles (Sukkot), Joe's message is wide-ranging, and includes a discussion of why so many Gentiles are attending Messianic Jewish Synagogues. 
February 13, 2021
The Just Society: Chapter Two: What It Is Not
Messianic Rabbi John Powledge continues his series on "The Just Society", talking not only about what a just society is not, but also about what features identify a just society, and how these features are biblical. 
February 06, 2021
The Just Society: Chapter One: The Ten Commandments
Messianic Rabbi John Powledge continues his series on what is a just society. He talks about the ten commandments and how they must be central to any society that claims to be just. 
January 30, 2021
The Just Society: Prologue
With the completion of the US election of 2020, and the inauguration of 2021, there has been much talk in recent months about social justice and human ideas of how to make a society more just; but what are God's ideas on this subject? Messianic Rabbi John Powledge begins a multi-part series on "The Just Society". Rabbi John also comforts his listeners that things get better from here, as next week we go on to describe features of societies that are closer to God's plan and purpose. Also two testimonies about abortion are heard at the end. 
January 23, 2021
An Abbreviated Version of Remnant's January 16, 2021 Sabbath Service and Torah Service
Since there was no traditional message this week, instead we offer some selected portions of Remnant's January 16, 2021 Sabbath Service and Torah Service. If you have never attended a service at Remnant, these are some things that you might hear. The Sabbath Service and Torah Service is conducted by Messianic Elder Philip Snell, with the Torah reading given by Messianic Elder Joe George. The Torah portion is from Numbers 22, and includes the story of Baalam and his talking donkey, which Joe tells in an amusing and informative way. Messianic Rabbi John Powledge gives the blessing over the children. 
January 16, 2021
For Such A Time As This
In his message this week, Rabbi John acknowledges the turmoil in the country following the election of 2020, but he also reminds us of the story of Esther, where God called Esther to risk her life to save her people. Rabbi John points out that God has called each of us to some task that God wants us to carry out, and says that it is no accident that we are here because God has brought us here for just such a time as this. 
January 09, 2021
What Joseph of Egypt Teaches Us About 2021
Messianic Rabbi John Powledge tells us how Joseph of Egypt succeeded in the task that God set before him, and how this is relevant to us today. Rabbi John explains that Joseph of Egypt: 1) believed that God had given him, and would continue to give him, knowledge of what would happen in the future; 2) Had faith that God would fulfill his promises; and 3) Kept God's moral laws so that he was not distracted from his mission. 
January 02, 2021
What Has God Taught You About Himself This Year? (2020)
In an unconventional end-of-year message, Messianic Elder Philip Snell talks about the negative (and also the positive) events of 2020, and shows how God is directing the flow of events. Many Remnant members come forward to offer their thoughts on the title subject. 
December 26, 2020
Bat Mitzvah b'Yeshua of Reagan George
This week's message is not a message in the usual way, but is a portion of Remnant's Saturday Sabbath Service, which on this day is a Torah Service, and also is the Bat Mitzvah b'Yeshua of Reagan George. She gives the Torah reading for the Torah Service, and is immersed in the mikvah (baptized). Also, the Snells ask for prayers for their neighbor, Vera. 
December 19, 2020
Chanukkah 2020
Messianic Rabbi John Powledge talks about the original Chanukkah, and how this current Chanukkah (in December 2020) is similar in many ways to the original Chanukkah. We must be prepared to leave our comfortable lives and do what God has called us to do. 
December 12, 2020
The Word, Faith, and The Power of The Ruach (Holy Spirit)
Messianic Rabbi John Powledge gives examples, including from Isaiah and Acts, of cases where people of faith experienced great miracles. Rabbi John points out that Peter was just a simple fisherman, so anything he did (or that God did through him), we should be able to do those things too. 
December 05, 2020
The Value of Keeping Torah
Messianic elder Joe George talks about "The Value of Keeping Torah". He explains point-by-point that there are a number of Biblical reasons for disciples of Yeshua (Jesus) to keep Torah. He also refutes several arguments of the type that says, 'the Old Testament isn't needed anymore, since it's now been replaced by the New Testament', demonstrating that this is incorrect and un-Biblical thinking. 
November 28, 2020
The Ruach (Holy Spirit), Revival, and Signs and Wonders
Rabbi John talks about how God raises up people to do the jobs he wants done, and accepts them where they are, even when their faith isn't perfect. He gives as one example the case of Gideon (Judges 6) where God called Gideon to destroy his father's altar to Ba'al. Gideon obeyed God and destroyed the altar, but he did it at night out of fear of the townspeople. God did not become angry with Gideon over his imperfect faith, but accepted Gideon as having done the thing that God called him to do. 
November 21, 2020
The Immersion In The Ruach (Holy Spirit)
Messianic Rabbi John Powledge takes us through The Book of Acts, and shows us examples of average people in those days getting Spirit-filled and doing amazing things. As Rabbi John says, "When the Spirit is in the house, stuff happens!"
November 14, 2020
The Ruach (Holy Spirit) and Bold Witness (Acts 4:1-32)
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November 12, 2020
A Time of Prayer, Introspection, and Supplication for the Mishpochah and our Nation Before the National Election of 2020
Messianic Rabbi John Powledge talks about prayer and repentance and it applies to this time preceding the national election. 
October 31, 2020
The Necessity of The Ruach in Revival
Messianic Rabbi John Powledge talks about revival throughout the Bible, from the Old Testament to the New, and how in every case God poured out His Holy Spirit before it could begin. Also the prophecy of Joel ("...I will pour out My Spirit on all flesh...") is discussed. 
October 24, 2020
Emptiness and Filling
Messianic leader Philip Snell begins by talking about the Hebrew words translated in Genesis as "formless and void", and shows how God intended to fill that void with his glory. This is similar to how our lives are supposed to work, but instead of letting God fill our lives with his spirit, we fill up our lives with a lot of stuff. Philip (and his assistant) do an experiment to dissolve cotton candy in water (edited for time) to show how the "stuff" we try to fill our lives with doesn't really add much to our lives. Philip says, "You can't fill up something that's already full."
October 17, 2020
The Ruach Ha'Kodesh (Holy Spirit): God's Power In Us
Messianic Rabbi John Powledge begins a new series on the Holy Spirit, the Ruach Ha'Kodesh, and how God wants to pour out His power through us. 
October 10, 2020
Yom Kippur Message, 2020 - Revival
Messianic Rabbi John Powledge continues his teaching on repentance, which leads to revival.
September 29, 2020
The Moravian Revival
Messianic Rabbi John Powledge talks about revival, especially the Moravian revival which he calls the greatest revival, and how it applies to us today. 
September 26, 2020
Yom Teruah and Repentance in our current season
Zac Williams gives today's message, beginning with showing that the Hebrews were in Egypt not for 430 years, but for 210 to 215 years. He continues his talk with a discussion of repentance and prophetic issues. Excellent!
September 24, 2020
Messianic Rabbi John Powledge talks about how we should prepare for the "days of awe", the high holy days leading up to Yom Kippur. 
September 12, 2020
The Mission
In today's message, Messianic Rabbi John Powledge talks about keeping our focus on 'The Mission', the command of Yeshua to go and make disciples of all nations. Also, we should not be distracted by end times doctrines that promise escape, but instead prepare for persecution as the world system continues to worsen. 
September 05, 2020
Remember, Don't Forget! (Seven Essential Things You Need To Remember)
Guest speaker Richard Cleary from the Kingdom Living Messianic Congregation in Shawnee Mission, Kansas gives today's message. Richard talks about the seven essential things that Disciples of Yeshua (Jesus) should keep in mind to maximize their effectiveness and avoid being distracted by sin. After the service, Richard, who is also a member of the Tikkun America leadership team, leads a Q&A discussion (not part of this episode) about the Tikkun organization. 
August 29, 2020
Torah Reading and Message for 22-Aug-2020
Remnant of Israel elder nominee Joe George gives the Torah reading for 22-Aug-2020 and a message to explain and expand upon it. Additionally, Joe shares two stories of things that happened to him recently, which he hopes will inspire followers of Yeshua (Jesus). 
August 22, 2020
Declaration of Dependence (on God)
Remnant of Israel Elder Philip Snell talks about why we should all make a declaration of dependence on God through prayer. 
August 15, 2020
The Honor of Congregational Leadership: What does God look for in an elder or shammash?
Messianic Rabbi John Powledge talks about the leadership of a congregation. How should a congregation choose its leaders? What are the qualities needed in a congregational leader? 
August 15, 2020
The Art of Making Disciples, Part 10: What Does It All Mean?
Messianic Rabbi John Powledge concludes his 10-part series on making disciples. 
August 01, 2020
The Road to Disaster
Guest speaker and Remnant of Israel synagogue member Zac Williams delivers a powerful message which reveals the true meaning of "An eye for an eye", and goes on to prophecy about the future of the United States. Messianic Rabbi John Powledge said, "This [is] a cutting-edge message which everyone should hear and appreciate." (The first three minutes or so are a wrap-up of our abbreviated Torah service, Please keep listening, the message starts immediately after that.)
July 25, 2020
The Art of Making Disciples, Part 9: The Body
Rabbi John continues his multi-part series with Part 9 of "The Art of Making Disciples", "The Body". 
July 18, 2020
The Art of Making Disciples, Part 8: The Word, Part 3
Rabbi John continues his teaching with "The Art of Making Disciples, Part 8: The Word, Part 3". Included is a skit by Philip and Zac on how to use "The Five Jewish Spiritual Laws" to witness to a Rabbinical Jew. 
July 11, 2020
The Art of Making Disciples, Part 7: The Word, Part 2
Rabbi John continues his series on The Art of Making Disciples with Part 7, which is Part 2 of The Word. 
July 04, 2020
The Art of Making Disciples, Part 6: The Word
Rabbi John continues his series on making disciples with a teaching on the importance of studying and knowing the Word of God. 
June 20, 2020
The Art of Making Disciples, Part 5: The Body of Messiah
Messianic Rabbi John Powledge teaches us that making disciples depends on personal relationships rather than social media, and that each of us have different gifts and are all needed in the body of Messiah. 
June 13, 2020
Remnant Regathered - and - The Five Reasons God Gave Us The Holy Spirit
In the first Sabbath service held at Remnant since the lifting of the CoViD-19 shutdown, we hear two testimonies and a message from Rabbi John on the five reasons that God poured out His Holy Spirit upon us. 
May 30, 2020
Leviticus 14 and the Coronavirus
Philip takes this week's triannual Torah portion from Leviticus 14 and relates the restoration of the metzorah to us as believers and then to our current situation with the Coronavirus.
May 23, 2020
The Art of Making Disciples: Part 3 - Ruach HaKodesh
Rabbi John Powledge continues his series on disciple making by sharing the necessity and power of the Holy Spirit in making disciples.
May 16, 2020
The Art of Making Disciples: Part 2 - Relationships
Rabbi John Powledge continues his series on making disciples as he emphasizes the importance of face-to-face relationships that are built over time as the primary way of making disciples.
May 09, 2020
Heroes of the Faith Part 15
Continuing covering the heroes of the Faith.  This time how having faith does not make things easy but, can be difficult.  How no matter how difficult things are.  We must continue in faith.
March 14, 2020
Prophets and Prophecies pt 1
This week Rabbi John briefly explains about Purim and what makes it significant and important to us and why we celebrate it. Rabbi John takes a look at some Prophets found in Scripture and what it means to be a Prophet and what it takes to be one. He shares with us the story of the human bones becoming flesh and why it is important. Rabbi John talks to us about the definition of being righteous and what it truly mean by G-D and how it is used in Scripture.  
March 07, 2020
Prophets and Prophecies introduction
This week, Rabbi John Powledge discusses the three things that a prophet of the Lord does; forth telling, foretelling, and doing the work that God had sent them to do. He also iterates that we, like them, should be pursuing to glorify in God's holiness. That we should heed the words of the Lord and not the words of man. 
February 29, 2020
Heroes of The Faith Part 12
Rabbi John Powledge continues his series on the Heroes of The Faith.  This week he shares with us the story of Samuel the prophet. He lists 4 crucial things from Samuel and other characters that we as believers must call attention to and why Samuel was the last prophet mentioned in Hebrews. He also goes into Revelations and discusses about a particular character that no one knew the name of.
February 22, 2020
Heroes of The Faith Part 11
Rabbi John Powledge continues his series on the Heroes of The Faith. he finishes his previous discussion on David. He asks how a man like David who was so sinful still received praise from God, how he was said to be someone who was after Gods heart. We are encouraged to follow God passionately.
February 15, 2020
Heroes of the Faith Part 10
This week Rabbi John Powledge continues on week ten of Heroes of the Faith. He reminds us what faith i based on a biblical standpoint. He shares with us the story of King David found in the book of Hebrews, Isaiah, and First Kings. Rabbi reveals to us the similarities between Yeshua and King David through out their lives. He focuses on David's faith during his youth and when he became king. Rabbi John look at the sins that King David has committed and how repented from it.
February 08, 2020
Heroes of the Faith - Part 9
This week Rabbi John Powledge continues on the series Heroes of the Faith. He shares with us about faith and how it is rewarding when we seek G-D. Rabbi John focuses on the judges found in the book of Judges. He defines what it means to show godliness and shows examples on why its so significant. He reminds us who Samson is and why he is important to us. Rabbi john says "the safest place to be is right in the center of G-D's will." Rabbi finishes the subject of Samson life and continues by talking about Gideon. He explains to us how Gideon's faith grew throughout his life. Rabbi shares with us that you don't start with fath bu faith grows through you over time.
February 01, 2020
Heroes of the Faith Pt. 8
This week Rabbi John Powledge continues on the subject of "heroes of the faith". This week he shares with us a hero who helped the Hebrews defeat and claim the land the G-D has promised to them. Rabbi John tells us of missionaries who helped raise a tribe of people from there evil ways.  
January 25, 2020
Heroes of the Faith Part 7
To have great faith, you must believe that G-d is faithful. Rabbi John talks about why Joshua was one of the heroes of the faith. 
January 18, 2020
Heroes of the Faith Part 6
This week Rabbi John Powledge goes back onto the subject on Heroes of the Faith. He shares with us the story of Moses and how faithful he was toward G-D. 
January 04, 2020
Hanukkah and the importance of the Maccabees
Rabbi John shares the story of the Maccabean revolt and what their victory means for us as believers in Yeshua!
December 28, 2019
The Incarnation of Yeshua
This week we say hello to Zac Williams as he is speaks to us this evening. He starts by relaying what incarnation means and why Yeshua becoming flesh is critical. He talks about the births and prophecies of those births leading up to Yeshua. He also goes to say "We tend to attribute meaning to fact", which is very thought provoking. 
December 21, 2019
"Happy and Sad"
This week Rabbi John Powledge shares with us a death that occurred and the man's name is Jim. He talks about how he felt when this happened and how it felt for the family who lost him. Rabbi John explains that he felt "happy and sad" and what that means to him. He gives us an example found in the book of Psalms and the book of Philippians. He shares with us the Apostle Paul's life in prison and how that it could relate to us in our lives. 
December 14, 2019
Heroes of the faith Part 5
This week Rabbi John Powledge continues with the subject on the heroes found in scripture. In this subject Rabbi refers back to his parents and how they are heroes to him. He looks towards more of the female heroes found in the Bible. Rabbi John goes through Exodus chapters 1 and 2 and talks about the Joseph and the mother of Moses. He starts with Joseph and what he went through during his life. Rabbi John looks at what Moses' mother has done to help him, as well as how she prepared herself when having Moses.
November 23, 2019
Heroes of The Faith Part 4
This week Rabbi John Powledge continues the discussion of heroes, Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob in particular. he talk about how impactful the faith can be and how good it is. He also relates to how we can have personal heroes in our lives, like how his dad was his as a child. 
November 16, 2019
Hero's of the Faith Pt. 3
This week Rabbi John Powledge continues with the subject of hero's found in scripture. He summarizes of what he's spoken to us the weeks before. Rabbi John continues in the book of Hebrews where most of the hero's are found. He starts by looking through the life of Noah and why he is a hero of the faith, he also reads from Genesis when talking about him. Rabbi John continues the reading of Hebrews with the story of Abram (Abraham) and as well looking at his life in Genesis. Rabbi John finishes his teaching by talking about Yeshua's disciples and their faith toward Him and G-D. 
November 09, 2019
Hero's of the Faith Pt. 2
This week Rabbi John Powledge continues on the subject on the hero's found in the Bible. He gives a summery of what was talked about last week. Rabbi John shares with us a story on who's his hero is which was an assignment given by a teacher in his life, and what it means to him. Rabbi John goes to talk about a person named Thomas found in the Bible and what makes him significant. He gives a reason why Thomas shouldn't be called "Doubting Thomas" and why Thomas is one of the most faithful towards Yeshua. 
November 02, 2019
Hero's of Faith Pt. 1
This week Rabbi John Powledge goes into the subject of the hero's found in the Bible. He began talking about his childhood and growing up with his grandparents. He recalls what made them his hero. Rabbi John gives the true term of what it means to be a hero and a hero in faith. Rabbi John goes into the book of Hebrews 11:1-6 and refers to the meaning in faith. He looks back at the book of Genesis and talks about Cain and Abel and what they did in their faith in G-D. Rabbi John continues to look in Genesis with a man named Enoch and why he's significant to faith in G-D. 
October 26, 2019
Shimini Atzeret/Simchat Torah - Grace Pt5
Rabbi John wraps up his series on grace as it pertains to Simchat Torah and Shimini Atzeret with a calling of evangelism to the world due to the grace we have been given.
October 22, 2019
Grace Pt. 4
This week Rabbi John Powledge continues on the subject of "grace." He gives a short summery of what he's talked about on previous weeks. Rabbi John goes back to the thought of "the greatest love story ever told" starting with Abraham and his son Isaac. He also mentions the "Scarlet Thread" and links both as one. Rabbi John mentions the sacrifice of the lamb and how significant it is to the Jewish people.
October 19, 2019
Grace Pt. 4 The Greatest Love Story
This week Rabbi John Powledge continues his thought on grace. The greatest love story ever told which is the Yeshua's love for us. He tells us what Yeshua went through before His death and His resurrection, as well as the very beginning of the story in the life of Abraham and Isaac. Rabbi John states the difference between forgiveness and repentance.   
October 12, 2019
Grace Pt. 2
This week we celebrate Yom Kippur and Rabbi John Powledge continues to talk about grace. He shares with us repentance and the importance of keeping it. Rabbi goes through out scripture of different examples of repenting and the cause of it. Rabbi John points out the meaning of sin and how it is truly stated. He shares with us the examples of sin in today's society and why we should repent from it.
October 10, 2019
Life in Israel
This week we are humbled to have Zac Williams talk about his year in Israel with his family. His point of view during his time there, what he observed, things we here in America don't know about the nation, and so much more. 
October 05, 2019
Grace Part 1
This week Rabbi John goes into the subject of "grace." He share with us the holidays we celebrate and how it involves grace. Rabbi John explains to us what grace is and the meaning of casting out our sins. "Grace is free, but it doesn't mean it's cheap" is what Rabbi John mentions as he explains grace,.
September 28, 2019
Sharing the Good News
Rabbi John Powledge shares how scripture demonstrates for us the joy and promise for those who share the Good News of Yeshua!
September 21, 2019
Good Deeds
This week Rabbi John was inspired to do a message on good deeds. "Remember My Covenant" is something he points out through out his message. He talks about how we all are slaves like the Hebrews were to the Egyptians during Mose's but in this case we are slave to our sins. Rabbi John points the purpose we have found in scriptures. 
September 14, 2019
Anxiety and Spiritual battles
This week Rabbi John Powledge starts off teaching us about "Anxiety" and how it affects us and our lives. He shares with us his personal anxieties and stress that occurred and relates it in examples found in scripture. He talks to us about how to become a disciple of G-D and to not fear for anything. He teaches us that we shouldn't be afraid, that we must trust in G-D and He'll cast out your fear. Rabbi John reads and talks to us about Yeshua's death and resurrection and how He affects our lives.
August 31, 2019
Love Thy Neighbor
This week Rabbi John Powledge shares with us what it means be a neighbor  and to love one another. He explains to us the word that Yeshua shares towards us. Rabbi John shared with us that we should remember that we should walk in Yeshua's steps rather than our own. He reminds us that we should serve G-D and do what he called us to do which is to serve and help those in need.
August 24, 2019
A Memorial to Tish B'av
This week Rabbi John Powledge returns for a Shabbat message on Tish B'av. He starts off discussing Yeshua on the execution stake, and then leads to how we are cowardly in our faith to him. he also talks about how there should be no shame in the gospel at all and that scripture can not mean what the original author did not mean. He also emphasizes strongly that harsh truths need to be heard so that we do not repeat them and that t we mus t stand for the truth when it is attacked and when it is needed.
August 10, 2019
Identity Part 4
Before ending the 4 part series on Identity, Assistant Rabbi Philip Snell quickly recaps the previous three discussions on the subject. After that, he relays how identity is a  battle we all face in our lives. Next he emphasizes how our identity in God affects those  that are around us. He also stresses how we all tend to fight against our hearts. And lastly, he sums up the final chapter of Identity with how we should embrace Gods identity for us and that before we love ourselves and our neighbors we must love him first above all else.
August 03, 2019
Identity Part 3 - Three Weapons in your Spiritual Battle
Assistant Messianic Minister Philip Snell continues in part 3 of his four part series on Identity by sharing with us three weapons that God gives us in our battle against sin.
July 27, 2019
Identity Part 2
In Part 2 of our series on Identity, Asst Minister Phil Snell shares how we die to our identity of sin and accept God's identity of grace daily, in order to share that grace with others.
July 20, 2019
Identity Part 1
Assistant Rabbi Philip Snell begins his 4 week discussion on identity. He talks about the struggle to finding it occurs throughout life, what it means to take on Gods identity and how it should be fought for, identity can be found even by losing, and that various things like experiences aid in uncovering ones own identity.
July 13, 2019
This morning Rabbi John Powledge talks about the importance that is communion within our history and why is still is to this day, supporting our community and keeping it together as a family.
July 06, 2019
A New Beginning
Rabbi John Powledge shares with us how God creates new beginnings. Starting from Exodus 12 and moving through Genesis, Acts, 1 Corinthians, and Matthew, he demonstrates God as the author of new beginnings who sees us through these exciting, yet challenging times.
June 29, 2019