V’yeishev – He continued living – “A Dream-Based Faith” – 3 December, 2017

V’yeishev He continued living Genesis 37:1-40:23 Amos 2:6-3:8 “A Dream-Based Faith” by Mark Huey The testimonies of the lives of Abraham’s descendants continue this week in our Torah reading, as V’yeishev turns from a considerable focus on the Patriarch Jacob, to a more explicit look at the generation of sons whom he raised. Particular attention is directed toward Jacob’s favored son Joseph with Rachel, who began to … Continue reading V’yeishev – He continued living – “A Dream-Based Faith” – 3 December, 2017

Torah Commentary – Vayeshev (He Continued Living) – Now That is Dysfunction – SCRIPTURES FOR December 9, 2017

Torah Commentary Vayeshev (He Continued Living) Genesis 37:1-40:23 Amos 2:6-3:8 Acts 7:9-16 Now That is Dysfunction The trials of Esau, Laban and the ordeal at Sh’khem and the death of Rachel are now behind Jacob. He even has a new name. I’m sure he thought it would be time to take life easy to enjoy his family, right? Not so fast. Now the trials take … Continue reading Torah Commentary – Vayeshev (He Continued Living) – Now That is Dysfunction – SCRIPTURES FOR December 9, 2017

Torah Commentary -Vayeshev (He Continued Living) -Learning Communication -Day 22, Month 9, 5775; 22 December 2016

Torah Commentary Genesis 37:1-40:23 Amos 2:6-3:8 Acts 7:9-16   Vayeshev (He Continued Living)   Learning Communication   The life of Joseph shows us multiple layers of prophetic shadows. We look at the account of his life to begin to see the concept of two messiahs; Messiah ben Joseph, the suffering servant, and Messiah ben David, the conquering king. This concept has been taught in Judaism … Continue reading Torah Commentary -Vayeshev (He Continued Living) -Learning Communication -Day 22, Month 9, 5775; 22 December 2016

“Sovereign Choices” – V’yeishev (He continued living)

V’yeishev (He continued living) Genesis 37:1-40:23 Amos 2:6-3:8 “Sovereign Choices” Sometimes during the course of Torah reflection, the Lord will use whatever the weekly parashah is to really force you to consider where you stand before Him. V’yeishev is just one of those readings, as the circumstances of life and the choices we have to make are brought right to the surface of our attention. … Continue reading “Sovereign Choices” – V’yeishev (He continued living)

A Salute to those Who Saw Victory – Vayeshev “And he dwelt”

Vayeshev “And he dwelt” Genesis 37:1-40:23 Amos 2:6-3:8 Acts 7:9-16, Hebrews 11 A Salute to those Who Saw Victory A few weeks ago Americans observed a day known as Veterans Day. On this day we honor the men and women who have given of their service and even their lives to fight for both this country, and for the cause of freedom overseas. Many of these … Continue reading A Salute to those Who Saw Victory – Vayeshev “And he dwelt”