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.

Live Streaming Schedule
if you are looking forRestoration Messianic Fellowshipfollow the link.

  • Holy Spirit and the Torah1/17/2022 9:32:41 PM

    Given on the same day centuries apart, the Torah and Holy Spirit provide guidance on how to live this life. The two work together in harmony and are not at all at odds.

  • Wedding at Cana1/16/2022 3:23:29 PM

    Media File

    John's description of Y'shua's first miracle raises lots of questions. Why did his mother take charge of the wine problem? What did she expect Him to do? What is the significance of the stone jars? Why was this the first of His miracles?

    You may also listen on Stitcher

  • Isaiah 40, Comfort My People1/13/2022 3:28:20 PM

    Media File

    Change of subject from the Assyrian invasion to a long prophetic section of the book. Here the prophet looks forward to the exile of Judah, the coming of the Messiah and the eventual return of the nation. The futility of idols and God's love for His people will be a recurring theme in the following chapters.

    This recording is a part of the series: "Isaiah 2019"

    You may also listen on iTunes

  • God in the Patriarchs1/12/2022 2:21:58 PM

    Abraham, Isaac and Jacob each represents one aspect of God.

  • Ezekiel 46-48 Water from the Sanctuary1/11/2022 3:03:08 PM

    Media File

    The book closes with a description of the Millennium where Christ reigns on earth. Water flows from the Sanctuary and heals the Dead Sea. Trees grow along the bank whose leaves are for healing. This is subtly different from the end of Revelation where the living water supports the Tree of Life.

    This recording is a part of the series: "Ezekiel 2021"

    You may also listen on Stitcher

  • Blessing the Younger Son1/10/2022 3:26:07 PM

    Many of the stories in the Bible revolve around competition between brothers for a blessing. In all of the major stories, the younger son is favored.

  • No Joy in Plagueville1/9/2022 3:45:13 PM

    Media File

    If you have noticed that people are angry, depressed and isolated, it is because they are. The protocols imposed to combat the pandemic, in addition to being ineffective, are destroying our communities and driving people to anger and despair. In short, they are designed to steal your joy. Don't let that happen.

    You may also listen on Stitcher

  • Ten Statements of God1/7/2022 1:33:13 PM

    The ten plagues on Egypt were, in a sense, a backing out of the ten statements of creation in Genesis. They are then followed by ten statements of recreation at Sinai.

  • Isaiah 37-39 The Sundial Backs Up1/6/2022 2:51:49 PM

    Media File

    Hezekiah, faced with an illness unto death during the Assyrian invasion, prayed for deliverance. God answered his prayer, granting the king an extra 15 years of life. As a sign of His favor, God backed up the shadow on the sundial by ten steps. The effects of this event are recorded as well in secular history.

    This recording is a part of the series: "Isaiah 2019"

    You may also listen on iTunes

  • More posts...
Torah Portion
Yitro

Exodus 18:1—20:23
Isaiah 6:1-13; 9:5-6
John 2:13-25

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)