Welcome to The Crimson Thread. the teaching web site of Jon Behrens, pastor of Restoration Messianic Fellowship in the Boulder/Longmont area of Northern Colorado. You will find here articles on various Scriptural subjects as well as Bible studies that have been recorded at RMF.

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  • Joseph's Pride2023-12-10T13:47:58

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    At the age of 17, Joseph was doted upon by his father and given dreams of dominion over his brothers. At that stage of his life, Joseph would not have been at all suitable to be viceroy of Egypt. God undertook a program to season the young man by a series of events which got his self worth into perspective. So too does God want us to get our natural, prideful hearts into subjection. In this, He will also bring us under His discipline.

    This recording is a part of the series: "Sermons"
    You may also listen on: iTunes

  • The Gospel in Genesis2023-12-08T08:26:42

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    The Gospel is not a New Testament concept. Rather is it fundamental to God's plan for humanity. As an example, Genesis 5 contains a clear statement of the Gospel. It is laid out in the names of the descendants of Adam.

  • Revelation 8,9 - Trumpets, Heralds of the King2023-12-07T08:16:54

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    Trumpets announce the arrival of the King. The seven trumpets mirror the conquest of Jericho in the Book of Joshua. Similarly, the censer of incense hurled to the earth echos Korah's rebellion in the Book of Numbers.

    This recording is a part of the series: "Revelation"
    You may also listen on: iTunes

  • Mussar 08 Order2023-12-06T08:26:13

    The character trait of order has been likened to the clasp on a pearl necklace - not valuable in itself, but without which the valuable pearls would be useless.

  • The Moabite Rebellion2023-12-05T12:02:36

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    After the death of Ahab, Moab rebelled against Israel. Jehoram and Jehoshaphat joined forces to bring them back under tribute. When the army ran out of water, the kings consulted Elisha as to how to proceed. After that, Elisha provided oil for a prophet's widow and raised a boy from the dead.

    This recording is a part of the series: "Elijah And Elisha 2023"
    You may also listen on: iTunes

  • Biblical Geography 22023-12-04T15:33:37

    Part 2 The role geography plays in Biblical events.

  • Transformation2023-12-03T12:39:45

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    Biblically, God has been on a 6,000 year project to improve the human heart - Moses call it 'circumcision of the heart.' Like any program of character development, the methods God uses, trials, chastening and suffering, are unpleasant at the time. But Scripture says that their results are well worth it.

    This recording is a part of the series: "Sermons"
    You may also listen on: iTunes

  • The Anatomy of Evil2023-12-01T07:31:15

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    In a sense, the earth is one battleground in a much larger war that rages in heaven. As such, evil is very much a part of our world. We, as believers, have an advantage in that the sources and methods of evil can be understood, they can be defended against and they can be defeated. The readings mentioned are Genesis 3, Ezekiel 28 and Luke 2.

  • Revelation 7 - Sealed on their Foreheads2023-11-30T09:05:53

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    The sealing of the 144,000. What is the Scriptural background for their choice, who are they and what is their mission?

    This recording is a part of the series: "Revelation"
    You may also listen on: iTunes

  • Mussar 07 Enthusiasm2023-11-29T08:53:19

    When God has something for you to do, doing it quickly is almost as important as is obedience.

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Torah Portion

Genesis 41:1-44:17
I Kings 3:15-4:1
Matt 2:13:23

Thus said the Lord:
"Stand by the crossroads
and consider,
Inquire about ancient paths:
Which is the road to happiness?
Travel it, and find tranquillity
for yourselves."
(Je 6:16)