B’ney Yosef (Children of Joseph) North America
An expression on this continent of the global Hebrew awakening
Statement on Life
“I have set before you life and death, the blessing and the curse. Therefore YOU SHALL CHOOSE LIFE, so that you live, both YOU AND YOUR SEED.” Deuteronomy/D’varim 30:19
In light of worldly trends promoting choices that devalue life, B’ney Yosef North America stands firm in our resolve to seek, encourage, promote, and defend LIFE.
We believe in the sanctity of this precious gift from our Creator, experienced in the womb, at birth, in the family and home, and continuing until life becomes something greater beyond this present world.
We seek to encourage healthy and life-giving relationships in the home, in congregations that study and seek to live out the Word of our heavenly Father, in our communities and workplaces, being living examples of Yeshua our Messiah’s teachings, and in our nation as good, decent, law-abiding citizens.
We recognize that our lives are not given simply for our own pleasure and purpose, but for the building of Yeshua’s coming Kingdom, preparing others to be a part of this reality, and for the honor and glory of our King.
The regathering and reconciliation of the Lost Sheep of the House of Israel in North America.
Nurturing those of Hebraic identity in Messiah’s body by fostering reconciliation.
The importance of community
Mishpacha is the Hebrew word for family. B’ney Yosef North America (BYNA) is a family in unity sharing an understanding of the Messiah and His call to “the lost sheep of the house of Israel.” We are a family in fellowship in that we come together to encourage and support one another. We may even be a family in long-lost heritage. Our unity and fellowship are not based on a common doctrinal statement, but an embracing of who we are as a family. Independently we are families who have recently awakened to the understanding that we are related. Individuals who once thought we knew who we were, but through a revelation from God have discovered our previous understanding may have been missing important information.
Bible Reading Plan
Why we exist
In a sense, we existed before we started (read more about us). B’ney Yosef North America was established on March 6, 2016, but the Ephraimite Awakening (Read more) that gave birth to BYNA was in motion long before our organization came together. If we must pick a place and time, a good candidate would be Galilee around the year 30 AD.
The most repeated Prophecy in Scripture is the calling of God’s covenant people out of the nations and the reunification of the whole House of Israel. (Read more)
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Congregations and Teachings
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Resources for growth
We encourage you to check out these resources for articles, an Annual Calendar, Elders Congregations, Educational Resources, and Children’s Resources.
Who we are
“Thus declares the Lord God” “Surely I will take the stick of Joseph, which is in the hand of Ephraim, and the tribes of Israel his companions; and I will join them together, with the stick of Judah, and make them one stick, and they will be one in My hand.” Ezek. 37:19
The Elders serve to keep the people and leaders of B’ney Yosef North America focused on the promises of God to regather, redeem, and restore His covenant nation of Israel, and on our covenantal responsibilities to Him and to His Messiah, Yeshua.
The Administrative Council serves as the administrative and operational arm of B’ney Yosef North America.