Lifted on a Miracle

Yeshua told Nicodemus, “As Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, even so must the Son of Man be lifted up.”   CHUKAT-BALAK Portion Summary Chukat Chukat is the thirty-ninth reading from the Torah. The word chukat (חוקת) means “statute.” The name is derived from the second verse of the reading: “This is the statute of the law which the LORD has commanded” (Numbers 19:2). Chukat presents the mysterious … Continue reading Lifted on a Miracle

Malcontents

Some people are never happy unless they have something to be unhappy about. Beha’alotcha (בהעלותך | When you set up) Regular Shabbat Readings Portion Summary The third reading from the book of Numbers and the thirty-sixth reading from the Torah is called Beha’alotcha (בהעלותך), a word that literally means “When you ascend.” It comes from the first verse of the portion, which could literally be translated as “When … Continue reading Malcontents

Weekly Torah Readings: B’shalah – From One New Man Bible translated by William Morford – Feb 7, 2020

B’shalah 13:17. And it was, when Pharaoh had sent the people out, that God did not lead them through the way of the land of the Philistines, although that was near, for God said, “Perhaps the people will change their minds when they see war, and return to Egypt.” 18. But God led the people about, through the way of the wilderness of the Reed Sea, and the children of Israel went up armed out of … Continue reading Weekly Torah Readings: B’shalah – From One New Man Bible translated by William Morford – Feb 7, 2020

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 the two side posts with the blood that is in … Continue reading Happy Passover! – Torah Portion – the One New Man Bible – Passover First Day – April 20, 2019

TORAHSCOPE – Shemini – Eighth – 30 Mar 2019

Shemini Eighth True Shock and Awe Leviticus 9:1-11:47 2 Samuel 6:1-7:17 (A); 6:1-19 (S) The title of our Torah portion for this week, Shemini or “Eighth,” points one to the chronological context of the “eighth day” that begins this section of Leviticus. A glance at the concluding statements from Tzav last week, notes how the seven days of consecration which God required of Aaron and his sons has just … Continue reading TORAHSCOPE – Shemini – Eighth – 30 Mar 2019

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 his life, whether Ya’akov would have pressed forward to receive … Continue reading Torah Commentary – Vayishlach (He Sent) – Just In Case It Does Not Work Out – SCRIPTURES FOR November 22, 2018

Weekly Torah Readings: Vayalekh – One New Man Bible – Sep 14, 2018

Deuteronomy 31:1 – 31:30 Vayelekh Moses’ Farewell 31.1. And Moses went and spoke these words to all Israel. 2. And he said to them, “I am a hundred twenty years old this day. I can no longer go out and come in. Also the LORD* has said to me, ‘You will not go over this Jordan.’ 3. The LORD* your God, He is crossing over before you, He will destroy these nations from … Continue reading Weekly Torah Readings: Vayalekh – One New Man Bible – Sep 14, 2018

Weekly Torah Readings – One New Man Bible – D’varim – Deuteronomy 1:1 – 3:22 – Jul 20, 2018

from One New Man Bible translated by William Morford D’varim The Last Two Months in the Wilderness 1.1. These are the words which Moses spoke to all Israel on the east side of the Jordan in the wilderness, in the plain over against the Reed Sea between Paran, Tophel, Laban, Hatserot, and Di Zahav. 2. It is an eleven days journey from Horeb by way of Mount Seir to Kadesh Barnea. 3.And … Continue reading Weekly Torah Readings – One New Man Bible – D’varim – Deuteronomy 1:1 – 3:22 – Jul 20, 2018

Weekly Torah Readings: Va-era – One New Man Bible – Jan 12, 2018

Va-era 6:2. And God spoke to Moses and said to him, “I AM the LORD*! 3. And I appeared to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob by My name El Shaddai (God Almighty), but I was not known to them by My name LORD*. 4. And I have also established My covenant with them, to give them the land of Canaan, the land of their pilgrimage, in which they were strangers. 5. And … Continue reading Weekly Torah Readings: Va-era – One New Man Bible – Jan 12, 2018

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, your hand under my thigh and deal kindly and truly … Continue reading Weekly Torah Readings: Vay’khi – from One New Man Bible – Dec 29, 2017

Shabbat Shalom! – Weekly Torah portion from the One New Man Bible – Toldot – Nov 17, 2017

Toldot Genesis 25:19 – 28:9 25:19. And these are the descendants of Isaac, Abraham’s son: Abraham begot Isaac:20. And Isaac was forty years old when he took Rebeccah to wife, the daughter of Bethuel the Syrian of Padanaram, the sister of Laban the Syrian. 21. And Isaac entreated the LORD* for his wife, because she was barren, and the LORD* was entreated by him and Rebeccah his wife conceived. 22. And the children … Continue reading Shabbat Shalom! – Weekly Torah portion from the One New Man Bible – Toldot – Nov 17, 2017