Be’Ha’lotecha – Meat

Posted on Jun 29, 2016

Rick Ortiz outlines the Torah portion, BeHa’lotecha, and zooms in on questions inspired by the Israelites’ infuriating request for meat. An interesting look at whether man was intended to eat meat, and two different Hebrew words that were translated as “meat” and “food.”

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Nasso – Binding the Strong Man 4

Posted on Jun 19, 2016

With this Torah portion that features the Nazarite vow, R. Paul Falk builds on the Strong Man series with insightful tie-ins to the story of Samson and shows how we can guard against being bound by the enemy.  

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Bemidbar – Firstborns

Posted on Jun 13, 2016

Patrick Shannon outlines the Torah portion, Bemidbar, highlighting the section about the Levites being taken instead of Israel’s firstborn. Then, following a pattern throughout the Scriptures of how the firstborns have been replaced by others, he shows who Yeshua replaced as YHVH’s firstborn and concludes with how we fit into this pattern today.

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BeHar – The Jubilee

Posted on May 30, 2016

Rick Ortiz presents an outline of this Torah portion and highlights the meaning of the Jubilee which Yeshua proclaimed by quoting Isaiah 61.    

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Emor – Defiled?

Posted on May 22, 2016

R. Paul Falk discovers the answers to some interesting questions about being “holy” or one of two kinds of “unclean,” by looking at the teachings and example of Yeshua who actually became unclean in both ways.  

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Kedoshim – How to Be Holy

Posted on May 15, 2016

Patrick Shannon studies the first command in this Torah portion, “Be holy” and cuts through the murkiness of our deceiving translations to reveal the actual meaning of this command and how to obey it and fulfill our purpose to “bear much fruit.” You can also click here for the PDF to follow along with the visual slides.

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