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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