Be-Ha’alotcha (Numbers 8:1-12:16)

Posted on Jun 8, 2014

by Rabbi Paul Falk.  and YHVH spoke to Moses saying speak to Aaron and say to him, “When you light the lamps…. ” This is a Torah portion that has many teachings.  One aspect of it is Faith.  In the world, most believers today study only from Matthew to Revelation.   Messiah didn’t come to build something new.  He came to repair, fix what had been distorted.  We are going to start off with trying to understand Faith.   Then we are going to step back ….   “Saved by Faith,” is what has been taught.  Matthew 9:2 says this “Then behold, they brought to him a paralytic that was lying on a bed, when Yeshua saw their faith, Yeshua said, “son, be of good cheer your sins are forgiven.”  Was it the faith of the paralytic or the people who brought him.   The people who brought him.  ……   Why could we not cast it out?   Because of your faith.. “.. if you have the faith of a mustard seed..”    Strong Faith equals what?     You could be healed.  You can cast out demons.  It means forgiveness of sins.   We can cast mountains into the sea. [mountain is a metaphor for big problem, obstacle]   But we must ask in Faith for what is within YHVH’s will.   … Can we just use the Gospels to define these words.  Absolutely not.  These concepts have been being built since Genesis 1.   Be-Ha'alotcha (Numbers 8:1-12:16) 2014 by RPF Play Now | Play in Popup |...

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Nasso (Numbers) 4:21-7:89

Posted on Jun 1, 2014

by Rick Ortiz.          And the Lord spoke to Moses saying:  “Take also the sum of the sons of Gershon throughout the houses of their fathers by their families.”  “Register them, from thirty years old and above, even to fifty years old, all who enter to perform the service, to do the service in the Tent of Appointment.”  Also in this Torah portion is the challenge of a jealeous husband accusing a wife suspected of adultery.  How he brings her to the priest to make the accusation, the method of testing, and what happens in the result of either innocence or guilt.  Extending the metaphor to the nation (of Israel), proving by the waters. Nasso 4:21-7:89 by Rick Ortiz counting of Gershon and challenge of jealeous husband Play Now | Play in Popup |...

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Be-Midbar (Numbers 1:1-4:20)

Posted on May 25, 2014

explained by Rick Ortiz.  God tells Moses he wants him to count all the people, a census. The form of the camp and where each tribe and how many is pictured.  “And the Lord spoke to Moses in the wilderness of Sinai in the tent of meeting on the first day of the second month in the second year.”  To count all the males 20 and up who could go to war.   The Levites were not to be counted among them, since they were to be in place of the firstborns.  Then a census of the Levites was taken, of males one month old and upward. (Numbers 3 and 40). Be-Midbar (Numbers 1:1-4:20) 5-24-2014 Play Now | Play in Popup |...

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Be-Har (Leviticus 25:1-26:2)

Posted on May 10, 2014

by Patrick Shannon.  Moses is on the mountain (of God) bringing to God’s people the teachings.  The Sabbath year letting the land rest; God provides an abundant crop in the preceding year or time, so that it will be possible to let the land rest.  Jubilee occurs 7×7 years, then the 50th year. Be-Har (Lev.25:1-26:2) explained by PShannon Play Now | Play in Popup |...

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