Evangelism

Watch on March 5, 2023 Worship service, sermon by Tom Cantor (Jonah 3)

Watch on March 5, 2023 Worship/Communion service. It includes prayers, singing, announcements, special music and a sermon by Tom Cantor from Jonah 3, and the Lord’s Supper.

Tom talk from Jonah 3, “the second time.” He pointed out God’s love and mercy, and how “God gave Jonah a second chance.” Also, he showed a clip from “The Chosen” to emphasize a point. He connected this to a Jewish evangelism and God’s mercy and love for us.

Watch on November 6, 2022 Worship service, sermon by Tom Cantor (Nehemiah 4)

Watch on November 6, 2022 Worship/Communion service. It includes prayers, singing, announcements, special music and a sermon by Tom Cantor from Nehemiah 4, and the Lord’s Supper.

https://youtu.be/AgXoSpQsSLQ

Tom first read Nehemiah 4. Next, he reviewed the chapter, especially Nehemiah’s prayers.

Tom gave applications to Jewish evangelism and modern antisemitism from this chapter. He talked about being strong in the lord (Ephesians 6:10), and compared this situation to Sampson (for example judges 15:14).

Tom also gave the application of “watch and pray” (verse nine). He noted that the actual order is pray and watch.

Watch our November 6, 2022 adult Sunday school class taught by Tom Cantor (Matthew 26:46-50)

Watch our November 6, 2022 adult Sunday school class taught by Tom Cantor from Matthew 26:46-50.

First, Tom read the passage up through verse 56. He connected this to Lamentations 4:20 has messianic prophecy. Also, he related it to Philippians 2:5-8, God, the greatest taking the form of a servant, a man.

Tom compared ditches turning Jesus over to pilot to Joseph’s brothers turning him over to the Midianites. He also made the application from the Cathedral song “Sin will take you farther, keep you longer, and cost you more.“ And that Judas is a warning to all of us.

Tom also noted that Santa is dangerous like a snake and gave the example of snakes on Catalon Island in Mexico. He also compare and contrast did Judas‘s treatment of Jesus versus Peter’s repentance after denying Christ. Also, he contrasted Jesus his case of Jesus with the call to “kiss the Son” in Psalm 2:12.

Watch our October 30, 2022 adult Sunday school class taught by Tom Cantor (Matthew 26:36-46)

Watch our October 30, 2022 adult Sunday school class taught by Tom Cantor from Matthew 26:31-46.

First, Tom read Matthew 26:34-46. He connected this passage to Isaiah 53 and Zechariah 13:7. He noted that the amount of olives was a place where there were not only olive trees but Gethsemane means all of the mail in Hebrew. This was a place where all of us were oppressed. He made this comparison as a sort of parable as to what Jesus was going through and would go through. He also connected it to Romans 11:17.

Tom also compared and contrasted this experience on the mount of olives with the mount of transfiguration.

As an analogy to what Jesus was going through, Tom spoke of some cancer victims in his family and compared this experience to a lethal dose of chemotherapy. Another analogy Tom used was the Halloween celebrators in South Korea Who were crushed by the crowd. Tom also connected this passage to New testament passages Luke 22:53, Matthew 27:46, and John 12:31. He also connected it to Old Testament passages like Psalm 16:3, 18:4-5, 42:7, 55:5, 69:1-3, 88:3, and Jonah (specifically 2:4-5).

Tom also use the comparison of David and Goliath and noted how this would culminate in the fulfillment of Genesis 3:15, the prophecy about the seed of the woman crushing the head of the serpent while being bruised in his heel.