Savanna’s Bat Mitzvah

Posted on Aug 10, 2014

080914 Savannah Bat by Savannah LeFors.  Torah:  Va-Etchannan (Deuteronomy 3:21-7:11),  Haf-Torah: Isaiah 40:1-26.      GRASSHOPPERS.   Whether you think you can or you can’t you are right.  First we are going to identify the problem and read Numbers 13:26-27.  Now they departed and came back to Moses and Aaron and all the congregation of the children of Israel in the wilderness of Peram at Kodesh.  They brought back word to them and all the congregation and showed them the fruit of the land.  Then they told them and said “We went into the land where you sent us.  It truly flows with milk and honey, and this it’s fruit.”  When it says they here, it is talking about spies they sent out to examine the land.  And these are all positives about that land that it truly flows with milk and honey.  So it has everything that they desire.  The next is numbers 13:28-29.  It says, “Nevertheless, people who dwell in the land are strong. Their cities are fortified and very large.  Moreover, we saw the descendants of Anak there.  The Amalakites dwell in the land of the south, the Hittites, the Jebusites and the Amorites dwell in the mountains and the Canaanites dwell by the sea and along the banks of the Jordan.  I will underline the things that they want and they need but there are big obstacles in the land.  Then Caleb quieted the people before Moses and said, “Let us go up at once and take possession for we are well and we shall overcome it….