New Testament Studies
This Fourteen Part series explores the Book of John in a Hebraic perspective. This set includes the following teachings: "Sons of God," "Under The Fig Tree," "Wedding at Cana,"
"Born Again," "Four More Months," "A Pool Called Bethesda," "Five Loaves and Two Fish," "Bread of Heaven," "Last Great Day of Festival," "Out of His Belly," "Prophet from Galilee," "Woman Caught in Adultery," "Light of the World" and "Man Born Blind from Birth"
Although the water drawing ceremony is not specifically mentioned in the Bible, it developed into a unique and rich celebration by the time of the Second Temple Period. Allusions to this ceremony can be found in the Tanakh as well as in John 7-9 as Yeshua speaks of “rivers of living water flowing from one’s innermost being”, and as the blind man washed his eyes in the Pool of Shiloach. The sages also spoke of the water drawing as a rehearsal for creation connecting it to the pouring out of water into a basin on the great altar.
This six-part teaching examines the “the Woman Clothed with the Sun” from Revelation chapter 12. Many theories have been put forth as to who she might represent and this teaching proposes yet another. By examining the creation week and its the connection to King Solomon, his mother Bathsheba and King Herod, who expanded the Second Temple, a new conclusion is uncovered.
This 6-part series explores the relationship, from the book of John, between the festivals, the marriage week and the Torah portion readings of the first century. Dinah's premise is that the book of John covers a three and one-half year cycle of Temple festivals related to the three and one-half year Torah readings. The book of Revelation represents the completed wedding week of seven years