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

Weekly Torah Readings: Sh’mini – One New Man Bible -Mar 29, 2019

Sh’mini The LORD to Appear 9.1. And it happened on the eighth day that Moses called Aaron and his sons and the elders of Israel. 2. And he said to Aaron, “Take for yourself a young calf for a sin offering and a ram without blemish for a burnt offering and offer them before the LORD*. 3. And to the children of Israel you will speak saying, Take for yourselves a … Continue reading Weekly Torah Readings: Sh’mini – One New Man Bible -Mar 29, 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

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

Weekly Torah Readings: Vayak’hel – March 1, 2019

Vayak’hel Exodus 35:1 – 38:20 35.1. And Moses assembled the whole congregation of the children of Israel together and said to them, “These are the words which the LORD* has commanded, that you should do them. 2. Six days will work be done, but on the seventh day there will be a holy day for you, a Sabbath of rest to the LORD*: whoever does … Continue reading Weekly Torah Readings: Vayak’hel – March 1, 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

Weekly Torah Readings: Ki Tisa – One New Man Bible

Weekly Torah Readings: Ki Tisa by admin | Feb 22, 2019 Ki Tisa 30:17. And the LORD* spoke to Moses saying, 18. “You will also make a laver of bronze and its foot of bronze, to immerse, and you will put it between the Tent of Meeting and the altar and you will put water in it. 19. For Aaron and his sons will wash their hands and … Continue reading Weekly Torah Readings: Ki Tisa – One New Man Bible

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

Religion is a Two-edged Sword

Religious zealotry and fanaticism has no place among the disciples of Yeshua outside of our “zeal for the Torah” and “zeal for good deeds.” PINCHAS Religion is a two-edged sword. On the one hand, faith in God, trust in Messiah and obedience to God’s commandments is the narrow path that leads to life. It brings peace, joy and purpose to existence. On the other hand, … Continue reading Religion is a Two-edged Sword

Happy Passover – Torah portion – the One New Man Bible – Exodus 12:21-51

First Day (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 … Continue reading Happy Passover – Torah portion – the One New Man Bible – Exodus 12:21-51

Torah Commentary – Vayikra – He called – Faithful Confessions – 11 March, 2018

Vayikra – He called Leviticus 1:1-5:26[6:7] Isaiah 43:21-44:23 “Faithful Confessions” by Mark Huey In the Book of Leviticus, Torah students get an opportunity to mainly study the sacrificial system, which was formally instituted, to cover the transgressions of human sin. The Ancient Israelites in the desert have just completed the construction of the Tabernacle, and have witnessed God’s glory descend upon the structure. The weight of … Continue reading Torah Commentary – Vayikra – He called – Faithful Confessions – 11 March, 2018

Torah Commentary – Vayak’hel (He assembled) , – P’kudei (Accounts) – Form and Function; Meet Purpose – SCRIPTURES FOR March 10, 2017

Are you a tent or a dwelling place for the Almighty? Torah Commentary Vayak’hel (He assembled), – P’kudei (Accounts) Exodus 35:1-40:38 1Kings 7:13-26 2Corinthians 9:1-15 Hebrews 9:1-14 Revelation 11:1-13 Form and Function; Meet Purpose The Golden Calf was quite the setback for the Hebrews. I wonder what conversations were going on in the camp during those first few days after the incident. Was Israel wondering how … Continue reading Torah Commentary – Vayak’hel (He assembled) , – P’kudei (Accounts) – Form and Function; Meet Purpose – SCRIPTURES FOR March 10, 2017

Weekly Torah Readings – Ki Tisa – Exodus 30:11-34:25 – One New Man Bible – Mar 2, 2018

Ki Tisa Exodus 30:11-34:25 30:11. “And the LORD* spoke to Moses, saying, 12. When you take a census of the children of Israel after their number, then they will give each man a ransom for his life to the LORD* when you number them, so there will be no plague among them when you number them. 13. This they will give, everyone who passes among … Continue reading Weekly Torah Readings – Ki Tisa – Exodus 30:11-34:25 – One New Man Bible – Mar 2, 2018

Weekly Torah Readings: T’tsaveh – One New Man Bible – Feb 23, 2018

T’tsaveh Exodus 27:20- 30:10 27:20. “And you, yourself, will command the children of Israel to bring you pure olive oil beaten for the light, to cause the lamp to burn always. 21. In the Tent of Meeting outside the veil, which is before the Testimony, Aaron and his sons will order it from evening to morning before the LORD*. (Acts 7:44) It will be a … Continue reading Weekly Torah Readings: T’tsaveh – One New Man Bible – Feb 23, 2018

TorahScope – Torah Reading – Mishpatim -Rulings – “Faithfully Do” – 4 February, 2018

Mishpatim – Rulings Exodus 21:1-24:18 Jeremiah 34:8-22; 33:25-26 “Faithfully Do” by Mark Huey Last week, our Torah reading Yitro (Exodus 18:1-20:23[26]) centered on the dramatic events surrounding the appearance of the Almighty Creator God at Mount Sinai, as He conveyed the Ten Commandments to the people of Israel through His servant Moses. The original recipients of these foundational building blocks of faith were primed for embracing them, after … Continue reading TorahScope – Torah Reading – Mishpatim -Rulings – “Faithfully Do” – 4 February, 2018

Weekly Torah Readings: B’shalah – One New Man Bible – Jan 26, 2018

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 – One New Man Bible – Jan 26, 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

Torah Commentary – Sh’mot (Names) – His Ways – January 6, 2017

Torah Commentary Sh’mot (Names) Exodus 1:1-6:1 Isaiah 27:6-28:13; 29:22-23 Matthew 22:23-33; 41-46 Acts 3:12-15 Hebrew 11:23-26 His Ways Just a few days ago we entered into the Gregorian year of 2018. The thought of that seems a bit strange. You may even be one who would say you never imagined how this world system could possibly have lasted this long. I can relate. Truth is, … Continue reading Torah Commentary – Sh’mot (Names) – His Ways – January 6, 2017

Torah Reading – V’yechi – He lived – “Blessing Israel” – 25 December, 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

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

Weekly Torah Readings – One New Man Bible – Vayigash – Dec 23, 2017

Vayigash Judah Pleads 44:18. Then Judah came near to him and said, “Oh my lord, let your servant, I pray you, speak a word in my lord’s ears and let not your anger burn against your servant, for you are even as Pharaoh. 19. My lord asked his servants saying, ‘Do you have a father or a brother?’ 20. And we said to my lord, … Continue reading Weekly Torah Readings – One New Man Bible – Vayigash – Dec 23, 2017

Torah Reading – V’yigash – He approached – “Positioning for Restoration” – 19 December, 2017

V’yigash – He approached Genesis 44:18-47:27 Ezekiel 37:15-28 “Positioning for Restoration” by Mark Huey This week in V’yigash, the sons of Jacob/Israel finally experience a restoration of their familial relationship, after years of being estranged from their brother Joseph. For the past two Torah readings (V’yeishev: Genesis 37:1-40:23; Mikkeitz: Genesis 41:1-44:17) the emphasis has been principally on the trials of Joseph and his brothers, as the melodrama of their interactions … Continue reading Torah Reading – V’yigash – He approached – “Positioning for Restoration” – 19 December, 2017

Torah Commentary – Mikketz (At the End) – Though It Lingers, Never Give Up – SCRIPTURES FOR December 16, 2017

Torah Commentary Mikketz (At the End) Genesis 41:1-44:17 1 Kings 3:15-4:1 Acts 7:9-16 Though It Lingers, Never Give Up   I often consider the life of Yosef as I feel it has much to say to my own life. His life was one of twists and turns that no one could have foreseen. His was also a life of promises which seemed to be out of … Continue reading Torah Commentary – Mikketz (At the End) – Though It Lingers, Never Give Up – SCRIPTURES FOR December 16, 2017

Weekly Torah Portion – Mikeits – Dec 15, 2017 – One New Man Bible

Genesis 41:1 – 44:17 At the End of Two Years 41.1. And it was at the end of two full years that Pharaoh dreamed and, behold, he stood by the river. 2. And, behold, there came up out of the river seven well favored and fattened cows and they fed in a meadow. 3. And, behold, seven other cows came up after them out of the river, … Continue reading Weekly Torah Portion – Mikeits – Dec 15, 2017 – One New Man Bible

This Weeks Torah Reading – Mikkeitz – At the end – “God Honors Faith” – 10 December, 2017

Mikkeitz At the end Genesis 41:1-44:17 1 Kings 3:15-4:1 “God Honors Faith” by Mark Huey Mikkeitz, which is being considered as the Torah portion for this week, continues the narrative about the life of Joseph in Egypt. Joseph finally realized the manifestation of his dreams about his brothers bowing before him. Since being cast into a pit by his brothers and sold into slavery in … Continue reading This Weeks Torah Reading – Mikkeitz – At the end – “God Honors Faith” – 10 December, 2017

V’yeishev – He continued living – “A Dream-Based Faith” – 3 December, 2017

V’yeishev He continued living Genesis 37:1-40:23 Amos 2:6-3:8 “A Dream-Based Faith” by Mark Huey The testimonies of the lives of Abraham’s descendants continue this week in our Torah reading, as V’yeishev turns from a considerable focus on the Patriarch Jacob, to a more explicit look at the generation of sons whom he raised. Particular attention is directed toward Jacob’s favored son Joseph with Rachel, who began to … Continue reading V’yeishev – He continued living – “A Dream-Based Faith” – 3 December, 2017

Weekly Torah portion from the One New Man Bible – Vayeishev – Dec 8, 2017

Vayeishev 37.1. And Jacob settled in the land of his father’s sojourning, in the land of Canaan. 2. These are the descendants of Jacob. Joseph, seventeen years old, was tending the flock with his brothers and he was a lad with the sons of Bilhah and with the sons of Zilpah, his father’s wives. Joseph brought to his father very evil reports about them. 3. … Continue reading Weekly Torah portion from the One New Man Bible – Vayeishev – Dec 8, 2017

Torah Commentary – Vayeshev (He Continued Living) – Now That is Dysfunction – SCRIPTURES FOR December 9, 2017

Torah Commentary Vayeshev (He Continued Living) Genesis 37:1-40:23 Amos 2:6-3:8 Acts 7:9-16 Now That is Dysfunction The trials of Esau, Laban and the ordeal at Sh’khem and the death of Rachel are now behind Jacob. He even has a new name. I’m sure he thought it would be time to take life easy to enjoy his family, right? Not so fast. Now the trials take … Continue reading Torah Commentary – Vayeshev (He Continued Living) – Now That is Dysfunction – SCRIPTURES FOR December 9, 2017