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by Jacob Ben Avraham
Sat Nov 21, 2020 6:43 pm
Forum: Open Forum - General Writing Discussion
Topic: A Thanksgiving short-story (not very long, seriously!)
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A Thanksgiving short-story (not very long, seriously!)

THE RABBI’S THANKSGIVING INVITATION Rabbi Jacob Groshen left his humble house on West 3rd Street, He had accepted a Thanksgiving dinner invitation from the Smith family just a few streets up. He had never met the Smiths, but old pastor Williams from First Baptist had mentioned the rabbi's name to th...
by Jacob Ben Avraham
Sat Nov 21, 2020 6:33 pm
Forum: Theology Discussion and Chat
Topic: Malachi 1:1-2:7; Matt 10:1-11:30; Rom 9:6-13
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Malachi 1:1-2:7; Matt 10:1-11:30; Rom 9:6-13

MAL 1:1-2:7 The prophet speaks and writes through the Ruach HaKodesh (Holy Spirit) “Jacob have I loved, but Esau I have hated”. "Hey", you ask, “isn't God love?” isn't God all about love? Why does he “hate poor Esau?” The word “hate” has the same meaning as “reject”. YHVH who is “all-knowing” knew e...
by Jacob Ben Avraham
Sat Nov 21, 2020 6:32 pm
Forum: Theology Discussion and Chat
Topic: Jacob and Esau, who do we resemble? GEN 25:19-28:9
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Jacob and Esau, who do we resemble? GEN 25:19-28:9

PARASHAH: TOLDOT (generations) GEN 25:19-28:9.......MAL 1:1-2:7.......MATT 10:1-11:30; ROM 9:6-13 This study starts out with the generations of Abraham and Sarah. After years of waiting and praying they finally had Yitzchak. The legacy continues, the promise of YHVH is revealed once more, but not wi...
by Jacob Ben Avraham
Sat Nov 14, 2020 8:17 pm
Forum: Theology Discussion and Chat
Topic: A brief look at 1 Kings 1:1-31 and Matt 8:1-9:18
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A brief look at 1 Kings 1:1-31 and Matt 8:1-9:18

1 KINGS 1:1-31 This tells the sad story of a father who failed to discipline his sons, and old king David reaped the whirlwind, Adonijah (which means YHVH is my master) if it were so, He would have been in subjection to his father David, had the nerve to proclaim himself king, even before David dies...
by Jacob Ben Avraham
Sat Nov 14, 2020 8:13 pm
Forum: Theology Discussion and Chat
Topic: Sarah's dead, yet Sarah lives! but how? GEN 23:1-25:18
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Sarah's dead, yet Sarah lives! but how? GEN 23:1-25:18

PARASHAH: “Chayei Sarah” (Sarah lives) GENESIS 23:1-25:18..................1 KINGS 1:1-31...................MATT 8:1-9:38 The title of the Parashah is “Sarah lives” or “Sarah lived”. Yet Sarah is dead, so, how does she live? She lives on in the memory of Abraham, her legacy lives on, her influence l...
by Jacob Ben Avraham
Sat Nov 07, 2020 11:06 pm
Forum: Theology Discussion and Chat
Topic: 2 Kings 4:1-37; Matt 6:1-7:29
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2 Kings 4:1-37; Matt 6:1-7:29

2 KINGS 4:1-37 Here, Elisha Ha Navi (the Prophet) ministers to a Shunamite woman, as some prophets had a public ministry, Elisha had more of a private ministry, ministering to individuals more than to the general public as a whole. Yeshua did both, he ministered to the sick, the hurting, the poor, a...
by Jacob Ben Avraham
Sat Nov 07, 2020 10:58 pm
Forum: Theology Discussion and Chat
Topic: A brief look at Genesis 18:
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A brief look at Genesis 18:

PARASHAH: “VaYERA” (and he appeared) GENESIS 18:1-22:24……2 KINGS 4:1-37……MATT 8:1-9:38 (2 Kings and Matt are in separate threads) YHVH appears to Abraham at his tent, yet it also says that “three” men appeared to him. He addresses them as LORD (YHVH), how is that? One can only wonder. Could one of t...
by Jacob Ben Avraham
Sat Oct 31, 2020 7:28 pm
Forum: Theology Discussion and Chat
Topic: Abraham, a righteous man of faith: GEN 12:1-17:27
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Abraham, a righteous man of faith: GEN 12:1-17:27

PARASHAH: “Lech Lecha” (go forth yourself) GENESIS 12:1-17:27………ISAIAH 40:27-41:16……MATTHEW 5:1-48; ROMANS 4:1-25 “Now YHVH said unto Abram: Get thee out of thy country and from thy kindred, and from thy father’s house, unto a land that I will show thee” these are the opening words that YHVH speaks ...
by Jacob Ben Avraham
Sat Oct 24, 2020 7:29 pm
Forum: Theology Discussion and Chat
Topic: Noah, a righteous man who WALKED with God
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Noah, a righteous man who WALKED with God

PARASHAH; “Noach” GENESIS 6:9-11:32…………ISAIAH 54:1-55:5……MATT 3:1-4:25 The Torah says; “Noah was a righteous man, perfect in his generation, and Noah walked with Elohim” Noah was a “Tzadik” a righteous man. This is a powerful statement since, in his days, the whole populated earth was corrupt, yet h...
by Jacob Ben Avraham
Sun Oct 11, 2020 7:32 pm
Forum: Theology Discussion and Chat
Topic: GENESIS 1...In the beginning...GOD CREATED....!!
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GENESIS 1...In the beginning...GOD CREATED....!!

SIMCHAT TORAH V’B’REISHEET “The Joy of the Torah and Genesis” (starting from the beginning) The Feast of Tabernacles is the last of the “High Holy Days” which ends on the 8th day, on the 22nd of Tishrei. It is a special day which is called “Simchat Torah” or “Joy of the Torah”. We rejoice because we...
by Jacob Ben Avraham
Sat Aug 08, 2020 11:41 pm
Forum: Theology Discussion and Chat
Topic: Just how much do you love God? with all your heart? really? seriously?
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Just how much do you love God? with all your heart? really? seriously?

PARASHAH: Ekev (as a result) DEUT: 7:12-11:25…………ISAIAH 49:14-51:3…………JOHN 7:1-8:59 “Now, O Israel, what does Adonai your Elohim ask of you? Only to fear Adonai your Elohim, walk in His Ways, Love Him, and serve Him, with all of your heart and all of your soul” (10:12) I am jumping the gun a little ...
by Jacob Ben Avraham
Sat Aug 01, 2020 8:35 pm
Forum: Theology Discussion and Chat
Topic: A new look at the "10 Commandments" DEUT 3:23-7:11
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A new look at the "10 Commandments" DEUT 3:23-7:11

PARASHAH; “V’et’ Chanan” (and I pleaded) DEUT 3:23-7:11……………ISAIAH 40:1-26………………JOHN 6:1-71 Moshe continues to retell the experiences of his life to “Am Israel” as the end of his life is nearing, He is like a father on his death bed, and causes all of his children to come near and listen to their fa...
by Jacob Ben Avraham
Sat Jul 25, 2020 5:07 pm
Forum: Theology Discussion and Chat
Topic: Obedience to God...or...the sword follows! DEUT 1:1-3:22
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Obedience to God...or...the sword follows! DEUT 1:1-3:22

Parashot: “D’varim” (Words) DEUTERONOMY 1:1-3:22…………ISAIAH 1:1-27…………JOHN 4:1-5:47 We start the final book of the original 5 books of the Torah, in which Moshe wrote down all the statutes, commandments, precepts, details, etc. that Adonai dictated to him to write. We must remember that Am Israel rec...
by Jacob Ben Avraham
Sat Jul 18, 2020 8:32 pm
Forum: Open Forum - General Writing Discussion
Topic: Looking for publishers that...
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Looking for publishers that...

....that will deal with "first-time-authors". Maybe someone can help me out. I have my book "God Tales" which is in eBook format, but I need to contact some publishing house that will charge under $1000. I know that no mainline publishing house wants to deal or take a chance on a first-time author w...
by Jacob Ben Avraham
Sat Jul 18, 2020 7:40 pm
Forum: Theology Discussion and Chat
Topic: Our Journeys in the faith! We all have them. what are they?
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Our Journeys in the faith! We all have them. what are they?

PARASHIOT “Matot v’ Masei” (Tribes and Journeys of) Numbers 30:1-32:42, 33:1-36:13………Jeremiah 1:1-2:3………John 1:1-51 We all have our journeys in the faith, there are many "stops" "places" "events" in our life, before embarking on our last journey that will lead us to our heavenly home. The Israelites...

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