Commentary 2017-02-04T11:11:17+00:00
610, 2017

Sukkot Portion

By | October 6th, 2017|Categories: Written Commentary|0 Comments

Sukkot (Feast of Tabernacles) Torah: Leviticus 22:26 – 23:44 Haftarah: Zechariah 14 Brit Chadasha: Luke 2 The Season of Our Rejoicing When I think of Sukkot or the Feast of Tabernacles, three things come to

309, 2017

Ki Tavo

By | September 3rd, 2017|Categories: Written Commentary|0 Comments

Ki Tavo (When you enter in) Torah: Deuteronomy 26:1-29:8 Haftarah: Isaiah 60:1-22 Brit Chadasha: James 2:12-13 I would like to start this week’s portion off by going one more verse into next week’s portion although

2708, 2017

Ki Tetzeh

By | August 27th, 2017|Categories: Written Commentary|0 Comments

Ki Tetzeh (When you go out) Torah: Deuteronomy 21:10-25:19 Haftarah: Isaiah 54:1-10 Brit Chadasha: James 4:1-10 As we begin this week there is one thing that we must examine before we get into the portion. 

2008, 2017

Shoftim

By | August 20th, 2017|Categories: Written Commentary|0 Comments

Shoftim (Judges) Torah: Deuteronomy 16:18-21:9 Haftarah: Isaiah 51:12-52:12 Brit Chadasha: I Corinthians 5:9-13 Appoint judges and officers within all your gates, which YHVH your Elohim is giving you, according to your tribes.  And they shall

608, 2017

Ekev

By | August 6th, 2017|Categories: Written Commentary|0 Comments

Ekev (On the heel of/because) Torah: Deuteronomy 7:12-11:25 Haftarah: Isaiah 49:14-51:3 Brit Chadasha: II John 4-11 As we begin this week we see Moshe encouraging Yisrael to obey and keep the instructions/guidelines of YHVH.  The

1607, 2017

Mattot/Massei

By | July 16th, 2017|Categories: Written Commentary|0 Comments

Massei (Journeys) Torah: Numbers 33:1-36:13 Haftarah: Jeremiah 2:4-28, 3:4, 4:1-2 Brit Chadasha: Matthew 24:1-25:46 These are the departures of the children of Yisra’ĕl, who went out of the land of Mitsrayim by their divisions under

207, 2017

Balak

By | July 2nd, 2017|Categories: Written Commentary|0 Comments

Balak (Balak) Torah: Numbers 22:2-25:9 Haftarah: Micah 5:6-6:8 Brit Chadasha: 1 Corinthians 1:20-31 As we begin this week’s portion we see Israel had just defeated the Amorites and were on their way to Moab. Before

2506, 2017

Chukat

By | June 25th, 2017|Categories: Written Commentary|0 Comments

Tony Robinson helped me to see something in this week’s portion. In his commentary he begins by pointing out that Numbers 20-22 begin to speak about the next generation or their journey to the Promised

1806, 2017

Korach

By | June 18th, 2017|Categories: Written Commentary|0 Comments

Korach (Korach) Torah: Numbers 16:1-18:32 Haftarah: 1 Samuel 11:14-12:22 Brit Chadasha: 3 John 4-11 I want what I can’t have This week’s portion usually causes some folks to walk softly.  It is always interesting to