Torah Commentary B’Shallach (After he had let go) Exodus 13:17-17:16 Judges 4:4-5:31 John 6:25-35; 19:31-37 Revelation 15:1-4 The Manna of His Faithfulness Have you ever thought what it was like to be in the caravan of Hebrews leaving Egypt? What conversations took place amongst this group of sleep deprived people? Were they celebrating the faithfulness of Yah displayed before them in the last months? Did they … Continue reading Torah Commentary – B’Shallach (After he had let go) – The Manna of His Faithfulness – SCRIPTURES FOR January 27, 2017
V’yechi He lived Genesis 47:28-50:26 1 Kings 2:1-12 “Blessing Israel” by Mark Huey This week, the final parashah for the Book of Genesis is studied, as the period of the Patriarchs and details about the unique family chosen by God to receive His faithful blessings, finally comes to a dramatic close. Here in Genesis’ last three chapters, the similar dying requests of both Jacob/Israel and Joseph, to … Continue reading Torah Reading – V’yechi – He lived – “Blessing Israel” – 25 December, 2017
Devarim Words Deuteronomy 1:1-3:22 Isaiah 1:1-27 by Mark Huey firstname.lastname@example.org 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 opening chapters of Devarim, the reinforcement of an historical perspective is … Continue reading Devarim – Words – “Rehearsing the Truths” – 23 July, 2017
“Self-Inflicted Curses” by Mark Huey email@example.com This week’s Torah portion, Balak, chronologically finds the Ancient Israelites further down the trail on their arduous and circuitous march to Canaan, the Promised Land, but without the able counsel of Aaron to co-administer with the aging Moses. Following the death of Aaron (Numbers 20:24-29), the indigenous populations of the desert areas begin an incessant military attack on the migrating … Continue reading Balak – Destroyer – “Self-Inflicted Curses” – 2 July, 2017
Psalm 92:12-13 says, “The righteous shall flourish like a palm tree, He shall grow like a cedar in Lebanon.Those who are planted in the house of the Lord shall flourish in the courts of our God.They shall still bear fruit in old age”. There is some remarkable news in Israel about a palm tree that has done exactly that! In the 1960s, archaeologists found an … Continue reading PALM SPROUTED FROM 2000 YEAR OLD SEED NOW BEARS FRUIT IN ISRAEL!
“As a shepherd seeketh out his flock in the day that he is among his sheep that are separated so will I seek out My sheep; and I will deliver them out of all places whither they have been scattered in the day of clouds and thick darkness.” Ezekiel 34:12 (The Israel Bible™) The 2,000-year saga of the return of Jacob’s sheep to the Holy … Continue reading Fulfilling Ezekiel’s Prophecy, Jacob’s Biblical Sheep Arrive in the Promised Land
Torah Commentary Deut 33:1-34:12 Joshua 1:1-9 Matt 17:1-9 Jude 3-4, 8-10 Day 19, Month 7, 5775; 21 October 2016 *I did not have time to write a Torah commentary this week for the Sukkot scriptures. This is an excerpt from my book “They Walked Toward the Promises.” I think it is fitting as we look to a new cycle, one which will take us … Continue reading Torah Commentary – Day 19, Month 7, 5775; 21 October 2016
Torah Commentary VaYelech (He Went) Deuteronomy 31:1-30 Hosea 14:2-10 2Kings 19-21 Hebrews 13:5-8 A Meaningful Glance Think back through the Book of Deuteronomy with me. How often does Moses instruct the people to keep a written copy of Torah in front of them? From the kings to come, to the mount of curses, to a copy of Torah before the priests in the Tabernacle, … Continue reading Torah Commentary VaYelech (He Went) -A Meaningful Glance
Torah Commentary Ki Tavo “When you come” Deuteronomy 26:1-29:8 Isaiah 60:1-22 Matthew 13:1-23 Acts 28:17-31 Romans 11:1-15 Remembering the Journey The people of Israel are posed on the eastern bank of the Jordan River. Forty years of the desert are behind them. The Promised Land is now so close they can smell it. Within just a few days they will enter in. As … Continue reading Torah Commentary – Ki Tavo ” – When you come” – Remembering the Journey
Torah Commentary VaYelech (He Went) Deuteronomy 31:1-30 Hosea 14:2-10 Joel 2:11-27 Micah 7:18-20 Hebrews 13:5-8 A Meaningful Glance Think back through the Book of Deuteronomy with me. How often does Moses instruct the people to keep a written copy of Torah in front of them? From the kings to come, to the Mount of Curses, to a copy of Torah before the priests in the … Continue reading A Meaningful Glance – VaYelech (He Went)
Commentary & Analysis by L. A. Marzuill http://www.ancient-origins.net/news-general/controversial-petralona-skull-and-greek-government-suppression-information-001338 Dr Poulianos has claimed that the government destroys more than 90% of the anthropological evidence found in Greece, and that people who do not hold paleoanthropology qualifications are put in positions of responsibility over important archaeological excavations. – See more at: http://www.ancient-origins.net/news-general/controversial-petralona-skull-and-greek-government-suppression-information-001338#sthash.3SeZQ9oY.dpuf In On the Trail of the Nephilim I, I discussed what I believe was a systematic cover up of … Continue reading What are They Afraid Of?
Let’s return for a moment to the hours just before our Lord Jesus went to the cross. He sat upon the Mount of Olives with His disciples while the group looked down at the Temple sitting atop Mount Moriah. One of His disciples wanted Him to look at the beauty of the great structure. It was a magnificent sight. They were having a time of … Continue reading PART 4: PERSECUTION – Then, Now, And Coming
The previous three Torah readings of Exodus: Shemot, V’eira, and Bo, all detail some of the most important and memorable events in the Holy Scriptures—getting us to learn about how God miraculously involves Himself in delivering His people. Yet as important as the Exodus from Egypt is, why do we see God’s chosen complaining, immediately after they are released? In B’shalach this week, we see the Ancient Israelites complaining right after they … Continue reading B’shalach (After he had let go) – “Complaining Slaves” – JANUARY 10 , 2014
Beshalach “When He Sent” Exodus 13:17-17:16 Judges 4:4-5:31 Luke 2:22-24; 1 Cor 10:1-13; Revelation 15:1-4 Outward Preparation The big day has finally come for the Hebrews. We can’t even imagine how they must have felt taking the first steps of their new journey. It had been about a year since the infamous day when Moses had come back to Egypt. So much had changed and changed … Continue reading Torah Commentary – Beshalach “When He Sent” – Outward Preparation – January 9, 2014
Recently I realized that all of the photos and mementos in my office represent the past. I considered removing them, but wondered if those reminders of people, places, and events might serve some purpose beyond nostalgia. To avoid being mired in the “yesterdays” of life, I needed to discover the value of those items for today and tomorrow. When God’s people crossed the Jordan River … Continue reading Yesterday, Today, And Tomorrow – David C. McCasland – Our Daily Bread – May 11, 2013
Numbers 1:1-4:20 Hosea 2:1-22 “More Than Just a Number” Bamidbar is the first Torah portion of the Book of Numbers, from which this text takes its traditional Hebrew name. The first words in this parashah describe how Israel is going to spend the next thirty-eight years “in the wilderness” (Heb. b’midbar, rbdmb). During this journey Israel will learn to depend upon the Lord and follow … Continue reading “More Than Just a Number” – Bamidbar (In the wilderness)
Presently, there is an unprecedented push for peace in the Mideast. Newly appointed Secretary of State, John Kerry is redefining “Shuttle Diplomacy” by making bi-weekly visits to the Holy Land. Alongside the Obama Administration, the United Nations and the Arab League appear to be united in a consensus that this is a historic opportunity to resolve the longstanding Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Collectively from distant continents, they … Continue reading Land for Mideast Peace, What does the Bible Say?
Torah Commentary Acharei (After The Death) Leviticus 16:1-18:30;19:1-20:27 Ezekiel 22:1-19; Amos 9:7; Isaiah 66:1-24 I Corinthians 12-16 The Clash of Two Worlds The Hebrews had come out of a society we can only imagine. It was filled with paganism and secular interests. There was nothing within the society of Egypt that would point a person to the one true and living Elohim. Well, maybe we … Continue reading Torah Commentary – The Clash of Two Worlds – Acharei (After The Death) – Joined To HaShem
The Feast of Passover commemorates God’s redemption of Israel from its 400-year enslavement in Egypt. Over 3,000 years ago, the children of Israel suffered under the severe oppression of the Pharaoh. As the Book of Exodus records, God sent Moses to deliver them from the Egyptians, but Pharaoh refused to let the Israelites leave Egypt for the Promised Land. Due to the hardness of Pharaoh’s … Continue reading Passover: Promise and Fulfillment
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