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Unrolling the Scroll

Get started with the ancient scroll of the Torah.

This is “Torah 101” for everyone. Torah Club Volume One: Unrolling the Scroll offers Christians a Messianic Jewish study from Genesis to Deuteronomy with easy-to-read, devotional-styled commentary on the weekly, synagogue Torah readings.

Peppered with insights from ancient rabbis and anecdotes from modern Christian life, Volume One demonstrates the value of Torah for Christian living today. Includes connections to the New Testament and writings of early Christians. This volume introduces students to both the Hebrew Roots of Christianity and the world of Messianic Judaism.


More than just a weekly reading guide or Bible commentary, Torah Club Volume One is filled with new insights and practical implications which exhort us to practice righteousness while developing a deeper relationship with our Father in Heaven.

Published: 2008 (New)

What's included?

  • Written materials and Audio CDs
  • Illustrated with parables and stories
  • Insights from the “Jot & Tittle” Hebrew course (audio CDs only)
  • Comments from great Jewish luminaries like Rashi and Rambam
  • Discussions on the New Testament from the Torah perspective
  • Study Questions for individuals or small groups
  • Weekly Bible readings and study materials
  • A gateway to the world of Messianic Judaism
  • Slipcase containing five individual binders and/or a separate audio CD case

Contents

  • Audio: 30 Hours, 27 CDs
  • Written Commentary: 928 Pages
  • Available as a complete Volume, or as a monthly subscription

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By becoming an FFOZ Friend, you receive a complete volume of Torah Club annually (mailed monthly) as a thank you for your partnership, plus our Teaching of the Month, a Messiah Magazine and Messiah Journal Premium subscription, 10% off all FFOZ resources, and a tax-deduction for all your contributions to First Fruits of Zion as an FFOZ Friend.

Written Material Sample

A sample of the written commentary for one week's study from FFOZ's new generation Torah Club Volume One, Unrolling the Scroll.

TC-Volume-1-Sample.pdf

Audio Samples

Introduction | Audio 1:40 min | Download / Listen

Midrash | Audio 27:34 min | Download / Listen

Mitzvah Minute | Audio 1:48 min | Download / Listen

Hebrew Lesson| Audio 7:04 min | Download / Listen

Shadows of the Messiah

Discover Yeshua in the Torah.

The fully-revised, updated, and augmented Shadows of the Messiah presents an eye-opening, year-long discovery of Messiah in the books of Moses. Our Master declared, “Here I am—it is written about me in the volume of the scroll” (Hebrews 10:7). The Torah is the Word of God, and Yeshua is the Word made flesh.

Learn to see Messiah on every page of Torah! Great source material for personal study, riveting sermons, and small group bible studies! Responsible and trustworthy scholarship, carefully documented from ancient Jewish sources.


Torah Club Volume Two: Shadows of the Messiah, is like walking the Emmaus Road. Feel your heart burn within you as you dive deep into a new year of Torah study; a real encounter with the Living Yeshua.

May we all open our eyes, open our minds, and open our hearts to see Yeshua—the Jewish Jesus—in the Torah and how it points toward the final redemption and the kingdom of heaven.

“Blessed are the eyes which see the things you see, for I say to you, that many prophets and kings wished to see the things which you see, and did not see them…’” (Luke 10:23-24)

Published: 2013-14 (Expanded & Updated)

What's included?

  • Written materials and Audio CDs
  • Messianic insights from rabbinic sources
  • Prophecies about the Messiah and prophetic pictures of the kingdom
  • Names, titles, and attributes of the Messiah in every portion
  • Discussion on the New Testament from a Messianic Jewish perspective
  • Children’s stories (audio CDs only)
  • Study Questions for individuals or small groups
  • Weekly Bible readings and study materials
  • Slipcase containing five individual binders and/or a separate audio CD case

Contents

  • Audio: 28 Hours, 27 CDs
  • Written Commentary: 1100 Pages
  • Available as a complete Volume, or as a monthly subscription

Subscribe to Vol 2 Torah Club Subscription   Join as FFOZ Friend Choose a Torah Club Volume

Best value — Join as an FFOZ Friend

By becoming an FFOZ Friend, you receive a complete volume of Torah Club annually (mailed monthly) as a thank you for your partnership, plus our Teaching of the Month, a Messiah Magazine and Messiah Journal Premium subscription, 10% off all FFOZ resources, and a tax-deduction for all your contributions to First Fruits of Zion as an FFOZ Friend.

Written Material Samples

A sample of the written commentary for one week's study from the new edition of Torah Club Volume Two: Shadows of the Messiah.

TC-Volume-2-Sample.pdf

Brochure

Introducing the new fully-revised, updated, and augmented Torah Club Volume 2: Shadows of the Messiah, an eye-opening, year-long discovery of Messiah in the books of Moses.

TorahClub2-Yeshua-In-Torah.pdf

Audio Samples from B'reisheet

Overview | Audio 1:40 min | Download / Listen

Midrash | Audio 17:18 min | Download / Listen

Torah Kids | Audio 6:08 min | Download / Listen

Names of Messiah | Audio 7:32 min | Download / Listen

Voice of the Prophets

Study the words of the prophets and get a head start on the end times.

Dive deep into the world of ancient Israel, kings and prophets. Enter the world of Isaiah, Jeremiah, and Ezekiel. Study prophecies about the end of days. Torah Club Volume Three: Voice of the Prophets takes students through the synagogue haftarah readings—the accompanying Scripture section from the Prophets that is read after the regular weekly Torah portion.

Take hold of the Jewish perspective on the prophets and enter a theological-revolution for Christian interpretation and a strong foundation for Messianic Judaism.


The only comprehensive Messianic commentary on the haftarah-cycle, includes written commentary on extra readings for festivals and special Sabbaths. Written materials and audio CD teachings draw on historical, archaeological, geographical, and linguistic studies in combination with Messianic and rabbinic insights. A “must-have” for every serious student of the Bible.

Published: 2009 (New)

What's included?

  • Written materials and Audio CDs
  • Festival and special Sabbath readings.
  • Kings, Prophets, and End Times Prophecies
  • History, geography, archaeology of ancient Israel
  • Messianic prophecies omitted by synagogues
  • Children’s stories (audio CDs only)
  • Covers more than than eighty haftarah readings
  • Study Questions for individuals or small groups.
  • Weekly Bible readings and study materials.
  • Slipcase containing five individual binders and/or a separate audio CD case

Contents

  • Audio: 34 Hours, 27 CDs
  • Written Commentary: 1256 Pages
  • Available as a complete Volume, or as a monthly subscription

Subscribe to Vol 3 Torah Club Subscription   Join as FFOZ Friend Choose a Torah Club Volume

Best value — Join as an FFOZ Friend

By becoming an FFOZ Friend, you receive a complete volume of Torah Club annually (mailed monthly) as a thank you for your partnership, plus our Teaching of the Month, a Messiah Magazine and Messiah Journal Premium subscription, 10% off all FFOZ resources, and a tax-deduction for all your contributions to First Fruits of Zion as an FFOZ Friend.

Written Material Samples

A sample document containing commentary from B'reisheet from the new Torah Club Volume Three, Voice of the Prophets. This is the written material covering one week's study.

TC-Volume-3-Sample.pdf

Audio Samples

Introduction | Audio 1:22 min | Download / Listen

Drash and Discussion | Audio 24:25 min | Download / Listen

Torah Kids | Audio 6:06 min | Download / Listen

End Times Prophecy | Audio 8:02 min | Download / Listen

Chronicles of the Messiah

A year-long study of the life and teaching of Yeshua

Messianic commentary on a harmonized, narrative approach to the four Gospels, following the life and teachings of Yeshua of Nazareth from his birth to his ascension. Read the Gospel story in its historical and Jewish context; unravel the difficult words and parables of the Master; study rabbinic parallels to the Gospel teachings and discover the lost Gospel message and call to discipleship.

Torah Club Volume Four takes students on a passage by passage study through the story of Messiah, reconciling all four Gospels into one continuous narrative, keyed to the synagogue reading cycle for weekly study.


Study the life of Rabbi Yeshua through Jewish eyes, stripping away centuries of theological dressings and cultural misinterpretations. Volume Four is like reading the Gospels for the very first time.

Published: 2010-11 (New)

What's included?

  • New written materials and Audio CDs
  • Commentary on the Gospels from Jewish sources
  • Children’s stories from the Gospels (audio CDs only)
  • Explanations of Yeshua’s teachings from rabbinic literature
  • Introductions, notes, citations, appendixes, timelines and cross-references
  • Study Questions for individuals or small groups
  • Weekly Bible readings and study materials
  • Slipcase containing five individual binders and/or a separate audio CD case

Contents

  • Audio: 28 Hours, 27 CDs
  • Written Commentary: 1536 Pages (est.)
  • Available as a complete Volume, or as a monthly subscription

Subscribe to Vol 4 Torah Club Subscription   Join as FFOZ Friend Choose a Torah Club Volume

Best value — Join as an FFOZ Friend

By becoming an FFOZ Friend, you receive a complete volume of Torah Club annually (mailed monthly) as a thank you for your partnership, plus our Teaching of the Month, a Messiah Magazine and Messiah Journal Premium subscription, 10% off all FFOZ resources, and a tax-deduction for all your contributions to First Fruits of Zion as an FFOZ Friend.

Written Material Samples

A sample document containing commentary on the Gospel of Luke, from the new volume 4, Chronicles of the Messiah. This is the written material covering one week's study.

TC-Volume-4-Sample.pdf

Brochure

Read the Gospel story in its historical and Jewish context; unravel the difficult words and parables of the Master.

TorahClub4-Know-Jesus-Better.pdf

Audio Samples

Introduction | Audio 2:23 min | Download / Listen

Midrash | Audio 20:17 min | Download / Listen

Torah Kids | Audio 5:49 min | Download / Listen

Fragments | Audio 5:53 min | Download / Listen

Depths of the Torah

Understanding the difficult laws of Torah, from Genesis to Deuteronomy

Torah Club Volume Five : Depths of the Torah, offers in-depth study into the stories and laws of the Torah from Genesis to Deuteronomy. Unravel the mysterious laws of clean and unclean, the detailed sacrificial system, the priesthood and Temple, and discover their deeper, Messianic meanings. Reconcile the Gospels with the harsh laws of Torah including slavery, capital punishment, stoning rebellious sons, and taking eye-for-eye. Volume Five examines each of the 613 commandments in detail through the eyes of the sages, the Messiah, the Prophets, the Gospels and Paul’s writings.


Study biblical poetry, narrative form, midrash, and New Testament interpretation with a literary approach to Torah study. Examine apostolic interpretations of Torah and compare with the rabbinic thought. Devotional, inspirational, and unapologetically Messiah-centered, Torah Club Volume Five offers practical direction for Torah-living.

Published: 2012-13 (Expanded & Updated)

What's included?

  • Fully revised, written materials and audio CDs
  • Commentary on the Torah.
  • In depth discussion of purity codes and sacrifice
  • Children’s stories from midrash and Talmud (audio CDs only)
  • “Chanting the Torah” Hebrew lessons (audio CDs only)
  • Listing of all 613 commandments per Rambam
  • Notes, citations, appendixes, timelines and cross-references
  • Study Questions for individuals or small groups
  • Weekly Bible readings and study materials
  • Slipcase containing five individual
    binders and/or a separate audio CD case

Contents

  • Audio: 28 Hours, 27 CDs
  • Written Commentary: 1228 Pages (est.)
  • Available as a monthly subscription only

Subscribe to Vol 5 Torah Club Subscription   Join as FFOZ Friend Choose a Torah Club Volume

Best value — Join as an FFOZ Friend

By becoming an FFOZ Friend, you receive a complete volume of Torah Club annually (mailed monthly) as a thank you for your partnership, plus our Teaching of the Month, a Messiah Magazine and Messiah Journal Premium subscription, 10% off all FFOZ resources, and a tax-deduction for all your contributions to First Fruits of Zion as an FFOZ Friend.

Written Material Samples

A sample document containing commentary on B'reisheet, from the new volume 5, Depths of the Torah. This is the written material covering one week's study.

TC-Volume-5-Sample.pdf

Brochure

Introducing the new Torah Club Volume 5: Depths of the Torah, our best and most comprehensive volume of Torah commentary. This brochure details what's inside the new Volume 5.

TorahClub5-Feed-Your-Soul.pdf

Audio Samples

Introduction | Audio 3.54 min | Download / Listen

Midrash | Audio 14:23 min | Download / Listen

Hidden Light | Audio 6:56 min | Download / Listen

Tales of the Sages | Audio 6:06 min | Download / Listen

Chanting the Torah | Audio 9:44 min | Download / Listen

Chronicles of the Apostles

The epic story of the apostles and the early followers of the Messiah of Israel

Chronicles of the Apostles takes students on a year-long study of the book of Acts with Messianic commentary and Jewish insights into the Epistles.

Follow the lives and adventures of the apostles beyond the book of Acts and into the lost chapter of church history. Study Jewish sources, Church fathers, and Christian history to reveal the untold story of the disciples into the second century.

Torah Club Volume Six goes beyond the book Acts and opens the lost chapter of Messianic Jewish and Christian history.


In a Bible study that reads like an epic novel, Chronicles of the Apostles harmonizes Josephus, rabbinic lore, and apostolic legends to tell the story of the martyrdom of Peter, the work of Thomas, the flight to Pella, the fall of Jerusalem, John’s exile on Patmos, the Roman persecutions, the second generation of disciples, the transitions from Sabbath to Sunday and from apostolic Judaism to Christianity. Rewind your religion and discover the truth about our Jewish roots.

Published: 2011–12 (New)

What's included?

  • New written materials and audio CDs
  • Commentary on Acts from Jewish sources and forgotten tales of the apostles
  • Introductions, notes, citations, appendixes, timelines and cross-references
  • Children’s stories (audio CDs only)
  • Study Questions for individuals or small groups
  • Full-color maps and mapping exercises
  • Weekly Bible readings and study materials
  • Slipcase containing five individual binders and/or separate audio CD case

Contents

  • Audio: 28 Hours, 27 CDs
  • Written Commentary:1400 Pages (est.)

Subscribe to Vol 6 Torah Club Subscription   Join as FFOZ Friend Choose a Torah Club Volume

Best value — Join as an FFOZ Friend

By becoming an FFOZ Friend, you receive a complete volume of Torah Club annually (mailed monthly) as a thank you for your partnership, plus our Teaching of the Month, a Messiah Magazine and Messiah Journal Premium subscription, 10% off all FFOZ resources, and a tax-deduction for all your contributions to First Fruits of Zion as an FFOZ Friend.

Written Material Sample

A sample document containing commentary on Acts 1, from the all new volume 6, Chronicles of the Apostles. This is the written material covering one week's study.

TC-Volume-6-Sample.pdf

Brochure

Rewind your religion and discover the epic story of the apostles and the early followers of the Messiah of Israel in Torah Club Volume 6: Chronicles of the Apostles.

TorahClub6-Rewind-Your-Religion.pdf

Audio Samples

Introduction | Audio 1:43 min | Download / Listen

Midrash | Audio 17:56 min | Download / Listen

Tales of the Apostles| Audio 5:40 min | Download / Listen

Apostolic Footnotes | Audio 6:08 min | Download / Listen

Written Material Samples

Torah Club Volume 1

A sample of the written commentary for one week's study from FFOZ's new generation Torah Club Volume One, Unrolling the Scroll.

TC-Volume-1-Sample.pdf

 

Torah Club Volume 2

A sample of the written commentary for one week's study from the new edition of Torah Club Volume Two: Shadows of the Messiah.

TC-Volume-2-Sample.pdf

 

Torah Club Volume 3

A sample containing commentary from B'reisheet from Torah Club Volume Three, Voice of the Prophets. This is the written material covering one week's study.

TC-Volume-3-Sample.pdf

 

Torah Club Volume 4

A sample containing commentary on the Gospel of Luke, from volume 4, Chronicles of the Messiah. This is the written material covering one week's study.

TC-Volume-4-Sample.pdf

Torah Club Volume 5

A sample containing commentary on B'reisheet, from the new volume 5, Depths of the Torah. This is the written material covering one week's study.

TC-Volume-5-Sample.pdf

Torah Club Volume 6

A document containing commentary on Acts 1, from volume 6, Chronicles of the Apostles. This is the written material covering one week's study.

TC-Volume-6-Sample.pdf

Download Audio Samples

Click below to download each Volume's sample audio files in one zip archive. Each archive contains 4 or 5 MP3 audio files.

Volume 1 Audio Samples [20mb]

Volume 2 Audio Samples [15mb]

Volume 3 Audio Samples [21mb]

Volume 4 Audio Samples [18mb]

Volume 5 Audio Samples [20mb]

Volume 6 Audio Samples [16mb]

Download Written Samples

Download all the Volume sample PDF files appearing on the opposite column in one zip archive.

Volume 1—6 Written Samples