It is based on the doctrines of british prophetess joanna southcott of whom the purnells claimed to be the successors. These were the strict rules of the house of david a commune founded in michigan a century ago by a man who called himself a messenger of god.
He promised eternal life for those who joined his.
House of david. House of david ministries is a hebraic teaching worship and creative arts ministry focused on building the kingdom of god by bringing messianic jewish and gentile christians together as one new man in christ yeshua ephesians 2 14 16. Soon hundreds of others came from australia england and all over america. You re invited to join us.
The davidic lineor house of david known in hebrewas malkhut beit david מלכות בית דוד kingdom of the house of david refers to the lineageof king davidthrough the texts in the hebrew bible in the new testament and through the succeeding centuries. Hm david joel is a direct descendant of king david of judah and israel he was born in salem illinois on june 5 1946 and studied law at the simon greenleaf school of law. Israelite house of david internet presence in may 1903 benjamin purnell established the israelite house of david in benton harbor michigan.
Thousands relocated to benton harbor michigan to follow purnell s house of david and live in the commune. The house of david began in 1903 by benjamin purnell who claimed to be prophet of god. Hm david joel of the house of weems and re establishment and continuation of the house of david formerly the house of wemyss and historically of the house of david.
The house of david formally the israelite house of david is a communal religious society co founded by benjamin 1861 1927 and mary purnell 1862 1953 in benton harbor michigan in march 1903. House of david is honored to offer children s ministry classes that help sow seeds of faith and fun into the valuable lives of our littlest members they are our future. Judah and the house of david by megan bishop moore according to the hebrew bible david and his house his descendants were appointed by god to rule all israel 2sam 7 1 17.
They considered themselves among the 144 000 which were redeemed from the earth according to revelations 14 3. About house of david ministries learn more about us we believe that the bible and all the scriptures within both the old and new testaments are the infallible and inspired word of god.