Expounding the Torah

Did Moses speak in tongues? Tradition says that Moses spoke the words of the book of Deuteronomy in the seventy languages of humanity. Portion Summary Devarim (דברים) is both the title for the last book from the scroll of the Torah and the title of the first Torah portion therein. Devarim means "words." The English-speaking world calls this … Continue reading Expounding the Torah

TorahScope: Devarim – Words – The Fighting Father’s Promised Plan Reiterated – 15 July, 2018

Devarim Words Deuteronomy 1:1-3:22 Isaiah 1:1-27 “The Fighting Father’s Promised Plan Reiterated” by Mark Huey This week as the final book of the Torah commences, our parashah, Devarim, essentially begins a lengthy reiteration of the forty year desert sojourn of the Israelites, with reminders of the Lord’s promises sprinkled in among the testimony of a people challenged … Continue reading TorahScope: Devarim – Words – The Fighting Father’s Promised Plan Reiterated – 15 July, 2018

Weekly Torah Readings – One New Man Bible – D’varim – Deuteronomy 1:1 – 3:22 – Jul 20, 2018

from One New Man Bible translated by William Morford D’varim The Last Two Months in the Wilderness 1.1. These are the words which Moses spoke to all Israel on the east side of the Jordan in the wilderness, in the plain over against the Reed Sea between Paran, Tophel, Laban, Hatserot, and Di Zahav. 2. It is an eleven days journey … Continue reading Weekly Torah Readings – One New Man Bible – D’varim – Deuteronomy 1:1 – 3:22 – Jul 20, 2018

TorahScope – V’et’chanan – I pleaded – “Call Upon Him!” – 30 July, 2017

V’et’chanan I pleaded Deuteronomy 3:23-7:11 Isaiah 40:1-26 “Call Upon Him!” by Mark Huey mark@outreachisrael.net V’et’channan is one of the most compelling Torah portions in the entire annual cycle. With a reiteration of the Decalogue[1] and the Shema[2] being just two of the many words that are declared, the commentaries written about this critical juncture in the sojourn of Ancient … Continue reading TorahScope – V’et’chanan – I pleaded – “Call Upon Him!” – 30 July, 2017

Weekly Torah Readings: D’varim – (from One New Man Bible translated by William Morford) – Deuteronomy – Jul 28, 2017

D’varim The Last Two Months in the Wilderness 1.1. These are the words which Moses spoke to all Israel on the east side of the Jordan in the wilderness, in the plain over against the Reed Sea between Paran, Tophel, Laban, Hatserot, and Di Zahav. 2. It is an eleven days journey from Horeb by way of Mount Seir … Continue reading Weekly Torah Readings: D’varim – (from One New Man Bible translated by William Morford) – Deuteronomy – Jul 28, 2017

Devarim – Words – “Rehearsing the Truths” – 23 July, 2017

Devarim Words Deuteronomy 1:1-3:22 Isaiah 1:1-27 by Mark Huey mark@outreachisrael.net The Book of Deuteronomy is a repetition and an amplification by Moses, of many of the commands of the Lord given in the Torah, so that the Ancient Israelites would not disobey Him, as they prepared themselves to enter into the Promised Land. In the … Continue reading Devarim – Words – “Rehearsing the Truths” – 23 July, 2017

Torah Commentary – Devarim “Words” – A More Excellent Work – SCRIPTURES FOR July 29, 2017

Torah Commentary Devarim "Words" Deuteronomy 1:1-3:22 Isaiah 1:1-27 1Kings 16-18 John 15:1-11 Hebrews 3:7-4:11 A More Excellent Work This week we begin the Book of Deuteronomy, which includes the final message of Moses to the people he has grown to love. Although they have given Moses many days of heartache through the forty year wilderness journey, in … Continue reading Torah Commentary – Devarim “Words” – A More Excellent Work – SCRIPTURES FOR July 29, 2017