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by Jacob Ben Avraham
Sun May 19, 2019 12:04 am
Forum: Theology Discussion and Chat
Topic: We rest, the land should rest too! LEV 25:1-26:2
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We rest, the land should rest too! LEV 25:1-26:2

PARASHAH: “B’Har” (on the Mountain) LEVITICUS 25:1-26:2…… JEREMIAH 32:6-27………LUKE 7:1-8:56 “Give it a rest! Will ya?” I am sure you have heard that expression before, or “Give it a rest already!” People tend to say that when one continues in some theme or argues over a point which is not really wor...
by Jacob Ben Avraham
Sat May 11, 2019 8:09 pm
Forum: Theology Discussion and Chat
Topic: The High Standards of the Priesthood, our standards as well; LEV 21:1-24:23
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The High Standards of the Priesthood, our standards as well; LEV 21:1-24:23

PARASHAH: “Emor” (say.) LEVITICUS 21:1-24:23……… EZEKIEL 44:15-31…… LUKE 5:1-6:49 In this parashah study, we see more details on the sanctity, Holiness, and comportment of priests. When we read in chapter 21, we read that YHVH is very particular and pays much attention to the physical. We might thin...
by Jacob Ben Avraham
Fri May 03, 2019 11:52 pm
Forum: Theology Discussion and Chat
Topic: "Be Ye Holy, for I AM Holy" (Lev 19:2)
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"Be Ye Holy, for I AM Holy" (Lev 19:2)

PARASHAH: “Achrei Mot” (after the death) and “Kedoshim” (holy ones) LEV 16:1-20:27 ; Amos 9:7-15; Luke 2:1-52 This Parashah speaks of the solemn Moed (appointed day) of Yom Kippur. The “Day of Redemption” also known as the “day of Coverings” (Yom HaKipurim). It was the only day of the year when the ...
by Jacob Ben Avraham
Sun Apr 28, 2019 12:30 am
Forum: Theology Discussion and Chat
Topic: Goodbye to Pharaoh...and "Salvation" (Yeshuah) for Israel
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Goodbye to Pharaoh...and "Salvation" (Yeshuah) for Israel

]PARASHAH: “B'shalach” (when he let go) “For the end of the Season of Passover” This Parasha is being read because of the ending of the season of Passover. The week of unleavened bread is finalized. It is day 7 of the counting of the Omer. One may ask why do we read this Torah portion on the last da...
by Jacob Ben Avraham
Sat Apr 20, 2019 2:44 pm
Forum: Theology Discussion and Chat
Topic: MESSIAH YESHUA in the PASSOVER (EXODUS 12)
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MESSIAH YESHUA in the PASSOVER (EXODUS 12)

MESSIAH YESHUA IN THE PASSOVER, From Exodus 12:1-13 Vs 2; “THIS MONTH SHALL BE THE BEGINNING OF MONTHS, IT SHALL BE THE FIRST MONTH OF THE YEAR TO YOU” So where does January 1st fit in? It doesn’t! This was an invention of man, to change the calendar that God had already given us. God operates on a ...
by Jacob Ben Avraham
Sat Apr 13, 2019 5:52 pm
Forum: Theology Discussion and Chat
Topic: A look at the 13 Articles of Faith (from Rambam)
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A look at the 13 Articles of Faith (from Rambam)

Since we went through both “Tazriah” and “Metsorah” parashot last week, I want to look at the “13 Principles of the Faith” this week. But first, I wanted to comment on one more aspect of the Parasha “Tazriah” There is another aspect of the Torah portion “Tazriah” that might be considered a bit abstr...
by Jacob Ben Avraham
Sat Apr 06, 2019 11:00 pm
Forum: Theology Discussion and Chat
Topic: What is "Leprosy" really? LEV 12:1-15:11
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What is "Leprosy" really? LEV 12:1-15:11

PARASHOT: “Tazriah” (she bears seed) and “Metsora” (infected ones). Lev 12:1-13:59 Lev 14:1-15:33 Prophets: 2 Kings 4:42-5:19 Brit HaDashah: Luke 17:11-17 This week we have a double Torah portion; “Tazriah” which talks about when a woman gives childbirth, and “Metsora” which talks about “Tzara-at” w...
by Jacob Ben Avraham
Sat Mar 30, 2019 11:02 pm
Forum: Theology Discussion and Chat
Topic: Tabernacle service starts! the "Eighth Day" LEV 9:1-11:42
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Tabernacle service starts! the "Eighth Day" LEV 9:1-11:42

PARASHA: “Shemini” (Eighth) LEVITICUS 9:1-11:47………2 SAM 6:1-7:17……… MARK 14:1-72 Aaron and his sons had been preparing for the priesthood for seven days. So, we see a period of “7” days, that Aaron and his sons have been in the Mishkan, preparing, praying, being “ordained” by YHVH to take on the min...
by Jacob Ben Avraham
Sat Mar 23, 2019 9:59 pm
Forum: Theology Discussion and Chat
Topic: Lifting up Offerings to Adonai; LEV 6:1-8:36
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Lifting up Offerings to Adonai; LEV 6:1-8:36

PARASHAH: “Tzav” (command) LEVITICUS 6:8-8:36………. JEREMIAH 7:21-8:3………MARK 13:1-37 Last week we studied Parasha “Vayikra” (and he called) and this week, we read Parashat “Tzav” (command). We are studying the same offerings, yet the titles are different. One is “Called” and this study falls under “co...
by Jacob Ben Avraham
Wed Mar 20, 2019 11:30 pm
Forum: Theology Discussion and Chat
Topic: So, what's PURIM all about? (Midrash Esther)
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So, what's PURIM all about? (Midrash Esther)

A QUICK MIDRASH ON THE BOOK OF ESTHER, SINCE PURIM IS UPON US. A long time ago, in a palace called Sushan, in the kingdom of Persia, there was a king named Ahasuerus who had just a little too much to drink, he called for his wife and he called for more wine, and the wine he got but the wife he got n...
by Jacob Ben Avraham
Mon Mar 18, 2019 11:21 pm
Forum: Theology Discussion and Chat
Topic: So, who is "The Serpent?" (Num 21:6-9; John 3:14)
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So, who is "The Serpent?" (Num 21:6-9; John 3:14)

SYMBOLISM IN THE “SERPENT” (Num 21:6; John 3:14) When we read about “The Serpent” in the Torah/Bible, we are reminded of Satan. “The Devil is the Serpent.” 99% of the time, it DOES symbolize “HaSatan.” But what about the other 1%. If it isn’t HaSatan, then, who can it be? Are you thinking about Mes...
by Jacob Ben Avraham
Fri Mar 15, 2019 11:30 pm
Forum: Theology Discussion and Chat
Topic: Leviticus Sacrificial system, points to YESHUA! LEV 1:1-6:7
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Leviticus Sacrificial system, points to YESHUA! LEV 1:1-6:7

PARASHA: “Vayikra” (and he called) LEVITICUS 1:1-6:7………ISAIAH 43:21-44:23……MARK 11:1-12:44 We start the book of Leviticus, this part of the Torah has to do with the Mishkan (the tabernacle) now ready to be used, and the sacrificial system that will be instituted within the Mishkan. All the sacrifice...
by Jacob Ben Avraham
Wed Mar 13, 2019 4:08 pm
Forum: Theology Discussion and Chat
Topic: YESHUA/JESUS, The Great Mountain! Zech 4:7
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YESHUA/JESUS, The Great Mountain! Zech 4:7

YESHUA; THE GREAT MOUNTAIN We know the different titles of Yeshua, like “The Bread of Life,” “The Light of the World,” “The Living Water,” “The Good Shepherd,” and many more, but have you heard of “Yeshua, the Great Mountain?” This is a title that is not well known, yet it is a title. It comes from ...
by Jacob Ben Avraham
Sat Mar 09, 2019 10:24 pm
Forum: Theology Discussion and Chat
Topic: Three Tabernacles, or ONE (in the same)? EX 38-40
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Three Tabernacles, or ONE (in the same)? EX 38-40

THREE TABERNACLES? OR THREE IN ONE? EXODUS 38-40 Continuing in a Midrash over Parashah “P’Kudei” (accounting of) in Exodus 38, the tabernacle seems to be mentioned/referred to in three ways; 1. HaMishkan (The Tabernacle) 2. HaMishkan, HaOhel Moed (The Tabernacle, Tent of Meeting) 3. HaMishkan, HaEi...
by Jacob Ben Avraham
Sun Mar 03, 2019 7:54 pm
Forum: Theology Discussion and Chat
Topic: All ready to build God's House! EX 35:1-38:30
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All ready to build God's House! EX 35:1-38:30

PARASHA: VaYakhel (and he assembled) and P’Kudei (Accountings of) EX 35:1-38:20 and EX 38:21-40:38…………….1 KINGS 7:13-8:21…………. MARK 9:1-50 These are the final chapters of Exodus (Shemot) and Moshe talks about honoring the Sabbath day, the prohibition of lighting a fire on the Sabbath, gathering an o...

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