King of the Jews

The laws of Deuteronomy 17 apply to Yeshua as much as they applied to King Saul, King David, or King Solomon.   Shoftim Portion Summary The commandment for the king to write a copy of the Torah demonstrates the work of Messiah. He Himself is the Word made flesh. He is the copy of the … Continue reading King of the Jews

Studying Torah Requires Searching the Scriptures

At the very center of the Torah are the words “Search, search!” The same words can be understood to mean, “Study, study!” Portion Summary Shemini is the twenty-sixth reading from the Torah and third reading from the book of Leviticus. The word shemini (שמיני) means "eighth," and it comes from the first words of Exodus 9:1, which says, … Continue reading Studying Torah Requires Searching the Scriptures

The Imperishable

The holy Temple and all the sacrifices that take place in it point toward immortality and incorruptibility. The sacrifices are not about death; they are all about life. Portion Summary The twenty-fifth reading from the Torah and second reading from the book of Leviticus is called Tzav (צו), which means "Command." The name comes from the first … Continue reading The Imperishable

Messiah and the Sacrifices

In today’s world, when there is no Temple, the laws of the sacrifices seem obsolete and irrelevant. Are they really?   Portion Summary The title "Leviticus" is derived from the Greek Septuagint (LXX) version of the Torah. The book of Leviticus is predominantly concerned with Levitical rituals. An older Hebrew name for the book was … Continue reading Messiah and the Sacrifices

TORAHSCOPE YITRO – Jethro “Blind Faith” – 9 February, 2020

Yitro Jethro “Blind Faith” Exodus 18:1-20:23[26] Isaiah 6:1-7:6; 9:5-6[6-7] (A); 6:1-13 (S) by Mark Huey The trials and tribulations of Ancient Israel’s deliverance from Egypt continue in this week’s Torah reading, with particular emphasis on the Ten Commandments that are received while the people were encamped at Mount Sinai. After observing the many miracles performed … Continue reading TORAHSCOPE YITRO – Jethro “Blind Faith” – 9 February, 2020

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 … Continue reading Torah Commentary – Korach (Korah) – The Stand Which Proved The Man – Joined To HaShem – SCRIPTURES FOR July 6, 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 … Continue reading Torah Commentary – Sh’lach L’cha (Send on your behalf) – The Tourists Connection – SCRIPTURES FOR June 29, 2019

A People Ransomed by God

Looking for spiritual deliverance? The last day of Passover commemorates the crossing of the Red Sea, the final deliverance from bondage, and the miracle of immersion. April 27,2019 Portion Summary On the final day of Passover, which commemorates the crossing of the Red Sea, there is a custom to end the season of redemption with … Continue reading A People Ransomed by God

Happy Passover! – Torah Portion – the One New Man Bible – Passover First Day – April 20, 2019

(Exodus 12:21-51) 12:21. Then Moses called for all the elders of Israel and said to them, “Choose and take for yourselves a lamb according to your families, and kill the Passover lamb. 22. And you will take a bunch of hyssop and dip it in the blood that is in the basin and strike the lintel and … Continue reading Happy Passover! – Torah Portion – the One New Man Bible – Passover First Day – April 20, 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 … Continue reading A Memorial