Do Not Do As They Do

He commands us to be a people set apart, easily distinguishable from the secular context around us. One of the most obvious ways in which we should be different is in the area of sexuality. May 4, 2019 Portion Summary The twenty-ninth reading from the Torah and sixth reading from Leviticus is named Acharei Mot (אחרי מות), two words that mean “after the death.” The title comes … Continue reading Do Not Do As They Do

Torah Commentary – Tzav (Give an Order) – Nothing Held Back – April 7, 2017

Torah Commentary Tzav (Give an Order) Leviticus 6:1-8:36 Jeremiah 7:21-8:3; 9:22-23 Mark 12:28-34 Romans 12:1-2 1Corinthians 10:14-23 Nothing Held Back   This week we look at the offerings in more detail. Each one has specific meaning and differs in some nature. They all have one thing in common; they are to be an act of worship unto the Holy One. A fact which has been … Continue reading Torah Commentary – Tzav (Give an Order) – Nothing Held Back – April 7, 2017

Our Daily Bread — An Important Command – February 4, 2014

When asked by a lawyer to identify the most important rule in life, Jesus replied, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with all your mind, and with all your strength” (Mark 12:30). In those words, Jesus summed up what God most desires from us. I wonder how I can possibly learn to love God with all my heart, … Continue reading Our Daily Bread — An Important Command – February 4, 2014

Torah Commentary – Tzav “Command” – A Robe Fit for a King

Tzav “Command” Leviticus 6:1-8:36 Jeremiah 7:21-8:3; 9:22-23 Mark 12:28-34 Romans 12:1-2 1Coronthians 10:14-23 A Robe Fit for a King It must have been an incredible sight that first day! All of the garments for the priests had been sown to exact details. Each item was laid out in proper order for the priests and for the high priest. Each of them must have looked to … Continue reading Torah Commentary – Tzav “Command” – A Robe Fit for a King