Holy Bible

You don’t need iTunes for this column. Here are sermons and Bible classes led by Bob Mendelsohn, national director of Jews for Jesus Australia, and some talks by other Jewish believers which you might find helpful.

Older Testament Books:

Book of Genesis

Studies from the Book of Genesis.
Selections from 2001-2002 given at Beth Messiah Congregation (Sydney)

Book of Exodus

Book of Exodus

Book of Leviticus

Studies in the Book of Leviticus taught in 2011 by Bob Mendelsohn.

The Life of David

The Life of David.

Book of Proverbs

Studies in the Book of Proverbs Bible Class studies These took place from 2007-2008.

Book of Isaiah

Bob taught on the book of Isaiah.
Salvation belongs to our God: There is Hope!

A collection of The Twelve: The Later

The Minor Prophets.

Israel is compared to a prostitute (Hosea 1)
Who are God’s people? (Hosea 2)
Gomer [Israel] loved, can return yet Israel indicted (Hosea 3-4)
Indictment of Israel [kings, priests and people] for our sins (Hosea 5-6)
Bad government: both domestic and international policies (Hosea 7)
Warning of judgment to come (Hosea 8)
Captivity is around the corner (Hosea 9)
Sin, punishment and captivity (Hosea 10)
Valentines Day and the grace of God (Hosea 11)
O Death, where is your sting? (Hosea 12-13)
Return to the Lord (Hosea 14)
Amos: “The Lion Roars”
Part 1: I’ve had it up to here (Chapter 1.1-2.5)
Part 2: Seek God and you will live (Chapter 2:6-chapter 5)
Part 3: The Day of the Lord: Watch out! (Chapters 5-6)
Part 4: Audio-visual judgments and visions (chapters 7-9)
Part 5: God’s final restoration of Israel (chapter 9)
“Legal charges against Edom and Islam” (Recovery, Restoration, and Royal Reign)
Disobedient Prophet (Jonah 1)
Desperate Prayer and Dutiful Preacher (Jonah 2-3)
Despondent Prejudiced Person (Jonah 4)
Part 1: Judgment on Israel and Judah; A Remnant Restored
Part 2: Indictment of the leadership: Future Hope
Part 3: Indictment of the people: God Triumphs
1-2a: Judgment coming
2b-3: Restoration of the people of God
The earth shall be filled with the glory of the Lord.
Everything old is new again”. You may want to read or watch this sermon which was referenced in Bob’s teaching on Revelation 12)
Seek the Lord; He will sing over you.
Your house or God’s house? God is going to shake us down
(by Paul Cohen)
Part 1: Election of Israel; Sacrilege of the Priests
Part 2: Failures of the priests in service and message
Part 3: The people resist God
Part 4: The Promise of Restoration and The Promised One
Nineveh going down
Book of Jonah

Some Lessons in the Life of Jonah Taught in 2010.

Newer Testament Books:

Book of Acts

Studies in the Book of Acts taught in 2009 by Bob Mendelsohn.

  • Beginning of the Community of Faith Acts 2
  • God through the apostles: Healing of a Lame Man Acts 3
  • The Council and Peter/ Stop preaching in that name! Acts 4
  • Discipline in the new Messianic Jewish community Acts 5
  • Problems and solutions and introduction of Stephen Acts 6
  • The sermon and stoning of Stephen Acts 7
  • Saul ravaging the mobilized community– Samaria receives the Word of God Acts 8
  • Saul to Paul: A Jew for Jesus story Acts 9
  • There goes the neighbourhood: Gentiles for Jesus Acts 10
  • Defending himself: Peter on trial…again Acts 11
  • Prayer that works Acts 12
  • Paul: First journey and first sermon Acts 13
  • Paul: Stoning and death in Lystra Acts 14
  • Should Gentiles keep the Law of Moses? The Council in Jerusalem Acts 15
  • A veritable “Who’s Who” in the church of Philippi: The Gospel goes to Europe Acts 16
  • Holy arguments: Talking the language of the other (Berea, Thessalonica, Athens) Acts 17
  • Conversions of synagogue leaders and Apollos joins in Acts 18
  • Finding ‘almost’ converts and confusion settled Acts 19
  • Sleepy disciple healed and elders’ tears in Ephesus Acts 20
  • Should Jewish believers keep the Law? Paul and the vow Acts 21
  • Paul makes his case in Jerusalem Acts 22
  • Divided Sanhedrin and the plot to kill Paul Acts 23
  • Paul in front of Felix Acts 24
  • Agrippa and Bernice arrive Acts 25
  • Paul shares his testimony…again. Agrippa, almost persuaded Acts 26
  • Ahoy matey, a mariner’s journal Acts 27
  • Paul: From Malta to Rome, and beyond? Acts 28
Epistle of 1 Corinthians

The Epistle of 1 Corinthians by Bob Mendelsohn (2011-2012).

Book of Ephesians

Studies in the Book of Ephesians.

Book of Hebrews

Bob taught on the book of Hebrews.

General Study Series:

Lessons from the book of Tim Keller

A series on Apologetics. Studying The Reason for God by Timothy Keller, taught in 2011.

  • How can one religion be right among so many? Chapter 1
  • Why is there so much suffering, if God is so good? Chapter 2
  • Christians are such hypocrites; why would I believe like them? Chapter 4
  • Why would a loving God send anyone to hell? Chapter 5
  • Are science and miracles mutually exclusive? Creation vs evolution pops up, too Chapter 6
  • How can anyone take the Bible literally? Chapter 7
  • Some clues (not proofs) about God Part 2

Other speakers:

Paul Cohen

Paul Cohen, Bible Teacher and JFJ helper for many years.

Tabernacle (delivered May/June 2009).

  • Cyril Gordon is a French Jewish believer in Jesus living in LA and shares his testimony here
  • Daniel Goldberg delivers his Jewish Christian view on the land of Israel and the Middle East here
  • Paul Hueston from SMBC and hospital chaplaincies taught on Daniel and wisdom in Daniel