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 book Deuteronomy. The Hebrew title for the book comes from … Continue reading Expounding the Torah

Your Daily Readings – Verse of the Day – Isaiah 55:10 – August 10, 2019

Isaiah 55: 1-13 “All you who are thirsty, come to the water! You without money, come, buy, and eat! Yes, come! Buy wine and milk without money — it’s free! 2 Why spend money for what isn’t food, your wages for what doesn’t satisfy? Listen carefully to me, and you will eat well, you will enjoy the fat of the land. 3 Open your ears, and come … Continue reading Your Daily Readings – Verse of the Day – Isaiah 55:10 – August 10, 2019

SUPERNATURAL RABBI SAVED IN ISRAEL – MESSIANIC RABBI ZEV PORAT

  Join us in prayer for Rabbi Klizman Rabbi Klizman is a new believer in Yeshua. He has informed his Yeshiva (School for orthodox Jews and Rabbis) that he can’t teach Talmud any more because he has found the Messiah Yeshua. He is undergoing heavy persecution. Matthew 5:10  Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Let’s stand together … Continue reading SUPERNATURAL RABBI SAVED IN ISRAEL – MESSIANIC RABBI ZEV PORAT

Praise to Our God 5 Concert – Ashuv Eleicha (Coming Back to You)

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Torah Commentary – Pinchas”Phineas” – Zeal In The Camp – SCRIPTURES FOR July 27, 2019

Torah Commentary Pinchas”Phineas” Numbers 25:10-30:1 1 Kings 18:46-19:21 2 Timothy 1-4; Titus 1-3; Philemon 1 Zeal In The Camp Reading about the Hebrews and their journey through the wilderness  has taken on so much meaning in the past few years. With each passing year it becomes more and more special to read about their lives. It is not that the accounts of their lives become more … Continue reading Torah Commentary – Pinchas”Phineas” – Zeal In The Camp – SCRIPTURES FOR July 27, 2019

Torah Commentary – Korach (Korah) – The Stand Which Proved The Man – Joined To HaShem – SCRIPTURES FOR July 6, 2019

Torah Commentary Korach (Korah) Numbers 16:1-18:32 1Samuel 11:14-12:22 2Timothy 2:8-21 Jude 1-25 The Stand Which Proved The Man We come to the infamous account of Korach this week. You have to admit that with all that has happened in the camp since Israel left Egypt, events which clearly showed Moshe as the leader, this was a pretty gutsy move made by Korach. Well, maybe gutsy … Continue reading Torah Commentary – Korach (Korah) – The Stand Which Proved The Man – Joined To HaShem – SCRIPTURES FOR July 6, 2019

The Complainer and the Atheist

SHELACH Portion Summary The thirty-seventh reading from the Torah is called Shelach(שלח), an imperative verb that means “send out.” The portion is so named from the first few words of the second verse: “Send out for yourself men so that they may spy out the land of Canaan” (Numbers 13:2). The Torah reading tells the tragic story of how the spies returned with a bad report … Continue reading The Complainer and the Atheist

Weekly Torah Readings: Sh’lah L’kha – from One New Man Bible – Jun 29, 2019

Sh’lah L’kha Spies Named 13.1. And the LORD* spoke to Moses saying, 2.“Send men for yourself, so they can spy out the land of Canaan, which I AM giving to the children of Israel. You will send a man from each tribe of their fathers, each one a leader among them.” 3.And Moses by the commandment of the LORD* sent them from the wilderness of Paran, all those men were … Continue reading Weekly Torah Readings: Sh’lah L’kha – from One New Man Bible – Jun 29, 2019

Torah Commentary – Sh’lach L’cha (Send on your behalf) – The Tourists Connection – SCRIPTURES FOR June 29, 2019

Sh’lach L’cha (Send on your behalf) Numbers 13:1-15:41 Joshua 2:1-24 Hebrews 3:7-19 The Tourists Connection If a list were made of the top ten stories the Hebrews are known for during their sojourn in the wilderness, the account of the twelve spies would certainly be found. Many fingers have been pointed at the faithless reports given by the ten spies. Is there a deeper level … Continue reading Torah Commentary – Sh’lach L’cha (Send on your behalf) – The Tourists Connection – SCRIPTURES FOR June 29, 2019

Nostalgia for the Familiar – June 22, 2019

Regular Shabbat Readings Beha’alotcha (בהעלותך | When you set up) Torah: Numbers 8:1-12:15 Haftarah: Zechariah 2:14-4:7 Gospel: Matthew 14:14-21 Note: The regular readings are often interrupted with special readings on Jewish holidays, special Sabbaths, and Rosh Chodesh. Refer to the annual Torah Portion schedule for these special portions. Portion Summary The third reading from the book of Numbers and the thirty-sixth reading from the Torah is … Continue reading Nostalgia for the Familiar – June 22, 2019

A Memorial

For the Jewish people, Passover is a day of remembrance of the exodus from Egypt, but disciples of Yeshua have another important aspect of Passover to remember. Portion Summary The sixteenth reading from the Torah is named Beshalach(בשלח), which means “When he sent.” The title comes from the first verse of the reading, which can be literally translated to say, “And it happened when Pharaoh sent … Continue reading A Memorial

The Feasts of the Lord – Leviticus 23

Leviticus 23:1-44 And the Lord spake unto Moses, saying, 2 Speak unto the children of Israel, and say unto them, Concerning the feasts of the Lord, which ye shall proclaim to be holy convocations, even these are my feasts. 3 Six days shall work be done: but the seventh day is the sabbath of rest, an holy convocation; ye shall do no work therein: it is the sabbath of the Lord in … Continue reading The Feasts of the Lord – Leviticus 23

Your Daily Readings – Verse of the Day – Exodus 20:13 – April 20, 2019

Exodus 20:1-26 And God spake all these words, saying, 2 I am the Lord thy God, which have brought thee out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage. 3 Thou shalt have no other gods before me. 4 Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image, or any likeness of any thing that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or … Continue reading Your Daily Readings – Verse of the Day – Exodus 20:13 – April 20, 2019

Torah Commentary – Sh’mini (Eighth) – Convictions Do Not Change – SCRIPTURES FOR March 30, 2019

Torah Commentary Leviticus 9:1-11:47 2 Samuel 6:1-19 Mark 7:1-23 Acts 5:1-11;10:1-35 Sh’mini (Eighth) Convictions Do Not Change The sacrifices are to teach us about life. They give us instructions of how to approach YH VH. This Torah portion will also instruct us in how not to approach him. The sons of Aaron decide they have a right to their opinion regarding their duties and it … Continue reading Torah Commentary – Sh’mini (Eighth) – Convictions Do Not Change – SCRIPTURES FOR March 30, 2019

Buffalo, Bacon or Sloth?

I would certainly eat that delicious bacon, but My Father in heaven has forbidden me to eat of it, so I will not. Special Shabbat Reading Shabbat Parah: Special readings are applicable this Shabbat. Shabbat Parah (פרה | Cow) Maftir: Numbers 19:1-19:22 Haftarah: Ezekiel 36:16-36:38 Gospel: John 11:47-57 Shabbat Parah (“Sabbath [of the] red heifer” שבת פרה) takes place on the Shabbat before Shabbat HaChodesh, in preparation … Continue reading Buffalo, Bacon or Sloth?

Weekly Torah Readings – One New Man Bible – Tsav – March 22, 2019

Tsav 6.1. And the LORD* spoke to Moses, saying, 2. “Command Aaron and his sons saying, Burnt Offering “This is the instruction of the burnt offering. It is the burnt offering, because of the burning upon the altar all night to the morning and the fire of the altar will be burning in it.3. And the priest will put on his linen garment and he will put his linen … Continue reading Weekly Torah Readings – One New Man Bible – Tsav – March 22, 2019

Torah Commentary – Tzav”Command” – The Lesson of the Ashes – SCRIPTURES FOR March 23, 2019

Torah Commentary Tzav”Command” Leviticus 6:1-8:36 Jeremiah 7:21-8:3; 9:22-23 Luke 4-6 The Lesson of the Ashes The Tabernacle has now been built and the presence of HaShem is visible in the midst of the people.  Just a momentary thought about the scene causes the imagination to run wild.  What a sight it must have been, and what a witness to those who would see it from a distance.  I … Continue reading Torah Commentary – Tzav”Command” – The Lesson of the Ashes – SCRIPTURES FOR March 23, 2019

Your Daily Readings – Verse of the Day – Matthew 28:18 – March 23, 2019

Matthew 28:1-20 Jesus Is Risen! Now after the Sabbath, as it began to dawn toward the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary came to look at the grave. 2 And behold, a severe earthquake had occurred, for an angel of the Lord descended from heaven and came and rolled away the stone and sat upon it. 3 And his appearance was like lightning, and his clothing as white as snow. 4 The … Continue reading Your Daily Readings – Verse of the Day – Matthew 28:18 – March 23, 2019

One New Man Bible – Weekly Torah Readings: Vayikra – Mar 15, 2019

Vayikra 1.1. And the LORD* called to Moses, and spoke to him out of the Tent of Meeting saying, 2. “Speak to the children of Israel and say to them, If any man of you brings an offering to the LORD*, you will bring your offering of the cattle, of the herd and of the flock.” Burnt Offering 1:3. “If his offering is a burnt … Continue reading One New Man Bible – Weekly Torah Readings: Vayikra – Mar 15, 2019

Torah Commentary – Vayikra (He Called) – Take Possession – SCRIPTURES FOR March 16, 2019

Vayikra (He Called) SCRIPTURES FOR March 16, 2019 Leviticus 1:1-5:26 Isaiah 43:21-44:23 Romans 8:1-13 Hebrews 10:1-14; 13:10-16 Take Possession This week we begin the Book of Leviticus. For many people it is a book of meaningless details, but in truth it is a glimpse into the Father’s Heart. In order to grasp Father’s Heart we must first open our hearts to Him. Let us stop … Continue reading Torah Commentary – Vayikra (He Called) – Take Possession – SCRIPTURES FOR March 16, 2019

Weekly Torah Readings: P’kudei – Mar 8, 2019

P’kudei 38:21. These are the accounts of the Tabernacle, of the Tabernacle of Testimony (Rev. 15:5) as they were made, according to the commandment of Moses, for the service of the Levites, by the hand of Itamar, son of Aaron the priest. 22. And Bezalel the son of Uri, the son of Hur of the tribe of Judah, made all that the LORD* commanded Moses. … Continue reading Weekly Torah Readings: P’kudei – Mar 8, 2019

Torah Commentary – P’kudei (Accounts) – Now What? – SCRIPTURES FOR March 9, 2019

Torah Commentary P’kudei (Accounts) Exodus 38:21-40:38 1Kings 7:13-26 2Corinthians 9:1-15 Hebrews 9:1-14 Revelation 11:1-13 Now What? The last chapters of Exodus speak of putting the instructions of the Tabernacle and garments into reality. As I read the details, I can sense a growing excitement in the camp of the Hebrews. With each item completed and each curtain sown, the excitement builds. At one point the … Continue reading Torah Commentary – P’kudei (Accounts) – Now What? – SCRIPTURES FOR March 9, 2019

Torah Commentary – Vayak’hel – “And assembled” – Breaking the 80/20 Rule – SCRIPTURES FOR March 2, 2019

Vayak’hel”And assembled” Exodus 35:1-38:20 1 Kings 7:51-8:21 Romans 1-5 Breaking the 80/20 Rule It has been said that twenty percent of the people in the world do eighty percent of the work, while eighty percent of the people just sit around and watch them work. Based on my observations of people through the years I would say this may be a bit optimistic. This may … Continue reading Torah Commentary – Vayak’hel – “And assembled” – Breaking the 80/20 Rule – SCRIPTURES FOR March 2, 2019