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Welcome to Ami Yisrael

Spend your Sabbath afternoon with us as we delve into the Scriptures from a Hebraic perspective - the same perspective from which they were written.  Our Hebrew Roots fellowship enjoys interactive Bible studies, praise through song and dance, and numerous activities throughout the year.  Come discover the Word of God with us!

  • In the Kingdom
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    When the Messiah returns and re-establishes His Kingdom, will world peace suddenly encompass the globe? Will all people lay down their arms? Will the nations simply give up their ways and turn to the God of Israel?

    The scriptures indicate that it will take years - maybe hundreds of years - before the nations will accept and appreciate the leadership of Messiah Yeshua, and will enthusiastically walk in His 'way'. Today, God's people are training for the part they will play in helping that come to pass.

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  • Hebrew Roots?
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    Hebrew Roots is an 'awakening' . . . a realization that Messiah Yeshua (Jesus Christ) meant what He said when He told his disciples that 'not one jot or tittle would pass from the law til all things are fulfilled'. Since most prophecy has yet to be fulfilled, those of us who live by His words believe we should fashion our lives after the Torah-observant example of Yeshua.

    To put it in a nutshell - we believe we are saved by His grace, and that saved people will attempt to follow in the footsteps of their Saviour.

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  • Being a Disciple
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    Have you ever considered how you ulimately became aware of the Hebrew walk - the walk of Messiah Yeshua? How did this message finally crossed your path and peak your interest?

    No matter what your circumstance, one thing is for sure – you are here because you chose to follow the teachings of someone else.  In fact, there is a common denominator amongst all of us.  We have all chosen to follow the teachings and testimony of 15 Jewish men – the 12 disciples along with James, Luke, and Paul.

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  • the Ami Yisrael Fellowship
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    'Ami Yisrael' is Hebrew for 'my people Israel'.  We take the words of God, Yeshua, Moses, the prophets, and Yeshua's disciples seriously.  Thus when Paul said "... if you are Christ's, then you are Abraham's seed, and heirs according to the promise" (Gal. 3:29) we believe that applies to us. We are not trying to be Jewish, for the Jews are just a small part of the Hebrew people. Instead, we hope to pattern our lives after that of the Hebrew of Hebrews - Messiah Yeshua.

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  • Season of Our Joy
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    One of the highlights of the year is the annual observance of the Feast of Tabernacles.  This 8-day festival pictures the Messianic Kingdom when Messiah Yeshua reigns on the earth from David's throne in Jerusalem.  His kingdom will start small, but will grow until it encompases the earth.
    Ami Yisrael is the host of 'Season of Our Joy', one of the oldest 'Hebrew Roots' FOT sites in the country. You are invited to share the festival with us in beautiful East Texas.

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  • the Hebrew Walk
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    The Hebrew Walk can best be illustrated by a straight path that leads to the Mountain of God. Sin, on the other hand, is when you get off the path, which frequently leads you over a cliff and headed for destruction. The remedy for sin is 'repentance' which in Hebrew simply means to 'return' - as in 'return to the path'.
    Faith is knowing that you don't walk the path alone - that God is with you, protecting and providing along the way.

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