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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...
by Jacob Ben Avraham
Fri Feb 22, 2019 6:52 pm
Forum: Theology Discussion and Chat
Topic: Elevating the servants of Elohim! EX 30:11-34:35
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Elevating the servants of Elohim! EX 30:11-34:35

PARASHA "Ki Tisa" (When you elevate)   EXDOUS 30:11-34:35………………1 KINGS 18:1-39……………MARK 7:1-8:38   ….This parashah starts out by numbering the people, those who are 20 years old and older, Each person has to give one half shekel of silver.  Why the count? This is to count those who are old enough f...
by Jacob Ben Avraham
Thu Feb 21, 2019 10:40 pm
Forum: Theology Discussion and Chat
Topic: Was God sorry he made man? (a discussion from Hillel and Shammai)
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Was God sorry he made man? (a discussion from Hillel and Shammai)

“The schools of Hillel and Shammai disputed two and a half years whether it would have been better if man had or had not been created. Finally, they agreed that it would have been better had he NOT been created. But since he had already been created, let him investigate his past doings, and let him ...
by Jacob Ben Avraham
Sat Feb 16, 2019 7:25 pm
Forum: Theology Discussion and Chat
Topic: On light, oil, and clothing, how do they relate? EX 27:20-30:10
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On light, oil, and clothing, how do they relate? EX 27:20-30:10

PARASHA: “Tetsaveh” (you shall command) EXODUS 27:20-30:10.............EZEKIEL 43:10-27..............MARK 5:1-6:56 In this parashah, we will see the preparation of the Menorah, and the clothing of the priests. The study starts out with preparing olive oil to fill the lamps of the Menorah, The Torah...
by Jacob Ben Avraham
Sat Feb 09, 2019 12:07 am
Forum: Theology Discussion and Chat
Topic: Offerings to God! ourselves and our service; EX 25:1-27:19
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Offerings to God! ourselves and our service; EX 25:1-27:19

Parashah: “T'rumah” (offering) EXODUS 25:1-27:19............. 1 KINGS 5:12-6:13.......... MARK 3:1-4:41 Gut Shabbos, in this Parashah, we see that a request is made for a “free-will offering” so that the tabernacle can be built and the articles of furnishings for the same. As we remember, when the ...
by Jacob Ben Avraham
Sun Feb 03, 2019 10:17 pm
Forum: Theology Discussion and Chat
Topic: Understanding some of the difficult commandments; EXODUS 21:1-24:18
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Understanding some of the difficult commandments; EXODUS 21:1-24:18

PARASHA: “Mishpatim” (Judgments) “Bringing to light the meaning of some difficult mitzvoth” EXODUS 21:1-24:18...... JEREMIAH 34:8-22, 33:25-26.... MARK 1:1-2:28 About the word "Judgement"; When people think of "judgment" they think of a criminal sentenced to prison by a judge. Yet in the Hebraic sen...
by Jacob Ben Avraham
Sat Jan 26, 2019 11:39 pm
Forum: Theology Discussion and Chat
Topic: A Close Look at the Ten Commandments EX 20
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A Close Look at the Ten Commandments EX 20

PARASHA: “Yitro” (Jethro) EXODUS 18:1-20:26.......... ISAIAH 6:1-7:6; 9:5-6....... MATT 27:1-28:20 We see in this parashah, a lot of wisdom on the part of Moshe and Yitro, his father-in-law. First, we learn that Moshe had sent his wife and children back to stay with father and grandfather. I believe...

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