Torah Commentary – Vayishlach (He Sent) – Just In Case It Does Not Work Out – SCRIPTURES FOR November 22, 2018

Torah Commentary Genesis 32:4-36:43 Obadiah 1:1-21 1 Corinthians 5:1-13 Revelation 7:1-12 Vayishlach (He Sent) Just In Case It Does Not Work Out The life of Ya'akov carried with it some crazy twists and turns and was certainly not dull. I wonder if Yah had revealed to Ya'akov the drama filled encounters he would experience in … Continue reading Torah Commentary – Vayishlach (He Sent) – Just In Case It Does Not Work Out – SCRIPTURES FOR November 22, 2018

Jacob Meets Esau

Jacob knew he was walking into great danger as he returned to the land of Canaan. VAYISHLACH The eighth reading from the book of Genesis is named Vayishlach (וישלח), which means “and he sent.” The title comes from the first verse of the reading, which says, “Then Jacob sent messengers before him to his brother Esau in … Continue reading Jacob Meets Esau

Torah Commentary – Vayechi (He Lived) – Enjoying the Fruit – SCRIPTURES FOR December 30, 2017

Living Torah Commentary Vayechi (He Lived) Genesis 47:28-50:26 1Kings 2:1-12 Hebrews 11:21-22 1Peter 1:3-9; 2:11-17 Enjoying the Fruit Ya'akov is 130 years old when he arrives in Egypt. The following 17 years will be a gift in which he will be able to enjoy the fruit of his life, his family. During this time he … Continue reading Torah Commentary – Vayechi (He Lived) – Enjoying the Fruit – SCRIPTURES FOR December 30, 2017

Weekly Torah Readings: Vay’khi – from One New Man Bible – Dec 29, 2017

Vay’khi Jacob Lives another Seventeen Years 47:28. And Jacob lived in the land of Egypt seventeen years, so the whole age of Jacob was a hundred forty-seven years.29. And the time drew near for Israel to die, and he called his son Joseph and said to him, “If I have now found favor in your sight, put, I pray you, … Continue reading Weekly Torah Readings: Vay’khi – from One New Man Bible – Dec 29, 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 … Continue reading Torah Commentary – Vayeshev (He Continued Living) – Now That is Dysfunction – SCRIPTURES FOR December 9, 2017

Lamb of God – The manger in Migdal Eder

Behold, the lamb of God. The manger in Migdal Eder Jesus Birth Foretold The story of Jesus birth was first foretold in Genesis three verse fifteen.  God told Adam and Eve that a child would be born. This Child would crush the head of the old Serpent who tempted Eve to sin and resulted in … Continue reading Lamb of God – The manger in Migdal Eder

V’yishlach – He sent – 25 November, 2017

V’yishlach He sent Genesis 32:3-36:43 Hosea 11:7-12:12 (A) Obadiah 1:1-21 (S) “A Wrestling Faith” by Mark Huey This week, our Torah portion Vayishlach continues the saga of Jacob’s life, as he learned to depend upon and have faith in the God of Abraham and Isaac. If you will recall from last week, the final separation from his … Continue reading V’yishlach – He sent – 25 November, 2017

Torah Commentary – Vayishlach (He Sent) – The Journey Continues – SCRIPTURES FOR December 2, 2017

Torah Commentary Vayishlach (He Sent) Genesis 32:4-36:43 Obadiah 1:1-21 1 Corinthians 5:1-13 Revelation 7:1-12   The Journey Continues        Ya'akov is now free of Lavan after twenty years of working for him. The time was not wasted by any means as he is returning with a growing family and the riches needed to take care … Continue reading Torah Commentary – Vayishlach (He Sent) – The Journey Continues – SCRIPTURES FOR December 2, 2017

Israel and the Nations: A Theological Opinion, Part 1

Often, well-meaning, Israel-loving people will say to me, “I am Jewish now. I am grafted in.” I never, ever say anything close to, “No, you’re not Jewish.” I focus more on how grateful I am that they love God and pray for the Jewish people. However, it is interesting that the Church went from saying, … Continue reading Israel and the Nations: A Theological Opinion, Part 1

Torah Commentary -Vayechi (He Lived) -The Multiple Faces of Yeshua -Day 14, Month 10, 5777; 12 January 2017

Torah Commentary Vayechi (He Lived) Genesis 47:28-50:26 1Kings 2:1-12 Hebrews 11:21-22 1Peter 1:3-9; 2:11-17 The Multiple Faces of Yeshua   I was in a meeting recently with a number of people who varied in their level of Torah knowledge and observance. Some of these folks had years of experience and had fully embraced the walk, … Continue reading Torah Commentary -Vayechi (He Lived) -The Multiple Faces of Yeshua -Day 14, Month 10, 5777; 12 January 2017