Shabbat 104 – Trappings

Posted on Feb 27, 2017

R. Paul Falk continues the Shabbat series by looking at numerous trappings of doctrines that have been historically based on mentions in scripture or traditions, but are not specifically commands. He describes the differences between scriptural references and traditions and clarifies the very few actual commands regarding keeping the Shabbat holy.  

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Shabbat 103 – Misconceptions

Posted on Feb 19, 2017

R. Paul Falk continues the Shabbat series by clarifying the meaning of different passages about the Sabbath that have been misinterpreted to create entire doctrines and legalistic rules that were not the original intention of the verses in their proper context.    

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Beshalach – Shabbat 102

Posted on Feb 16, 2017

In this Torah portion and message, R. Paul Falk continues the Shabbat series with some very clarifying insights about the enemy’s primary goal which is to enslave us, and how YHVH rescues us, bringing us out of bondage to give us freedom and rest. He also warns about how we sometimes misinterpret isolated scriptures and formulate false doctrines that we impose on others.

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How Does One Find God

Posted on Feb 5, 2017

R. Dennis Richards reflects on how one finds the Eternal by looking at the life of Abraham and how he came to know YHVH in a world of false religions and idolatry, even with no teachers and long before the Torah was written by Moses.    

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Shabbat 101 – Remember

Posted on Feb 1, 2017

R. Paul Falk begins a new series on the Shabbat (Sabbath) diving deep into the meaning of the fourth commandment, “Remember” as it pertains to the division of the waters in the first week of creation, the deliverance of the Israelites from Egypt, and what we should be remembering, individually, as we observe the Shabbat today.  

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Run the Race 3 – Three Segments

Posted on Jan 15, 2017

R. Paul Falk presents an interesting view of the race we are running by identifying three distinct segments of the race that span three generations. Why our Father is called “the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob” is evident in scriptures about asking our fathers for the ancient paths and the importance of imparting the Torah to our children.

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