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

1106, 2017

Shelach

By | June 11th, 2017|Categories: Written Commentary|0 Comments

Shelach (Send thou) Torah: Numbers 13:1-15:41 Haftarah: Joshua 2:1-24 Brit Chadasha: Luke 10:1-20 The Strongman This week’s portion is the famous story of the twelve spies sent out into the land.  I would like to

406, 2017

Beha’alotcha

By | June 4th, 2017|Categories: Written Commentary|0 Comments

Beha’alotcha (In Your Going Up) Torah: Numbers 8:1-12:16 Haftarah: Zechariah 2:14-4:7 Brit Chadasha: I Corinthians 15:51-58 The Substitute This week’s portion is a good one.  I want us to begin by looking at the Levites. 

2805, 2017

Nasso

By | May 28th, 2017|Categories: Written Commentary|0 Comments

Nasso (Make an Accounting) Torah: Numbers 4:21-7:89 Haftarah: Judges 13:2-25 Brit Chadasha: Matthew 3:10-17 “Speak to the children of Yisra’ĕl, ‘When a man or woman commits any sin that men commit in trespass against יהוה,

2105, 2017

Bamidbar

By | May 21st, 2017|Categories: Written Commentary|0 Comments

Bamidbar (In the Wilderness) Torah: Numbers 1:1-4:20 Haftarah: Hosea 2:1-22 Brit Chadasha: Luke 2:25-38 Service that means something This week’s portion gives us the census of the congregation of the children of Yisrael and also

1405, 2017

Behar/Bechukotai

By | May 14th, 2017|Categories: Written Commentary|0 Comments

Behar / Bechukotai (At Mount / In My Statutes) Torah: Leviticus 26:3-27:34 Haftarah: Jeremiah 16:19-17:14 Brit Chadasha: I Corinthians 7:20-24 “I am the ‘Aleph’ and the ‘Tav’, the Beginning and the End, the First and

705, 2017

Emor

By | May 7th, 2017|Categories: Written Commentary|0 Comments

Emor(Say) Torah: Leviticus 21:1-24:23 Haftarah: Ezekiel 44:15-31 Brit Chadasha: II Corinthians 5:17-21 Set Apart In this week’s portion we see some instructions to the Levites that to some may seem unfair.  What do I mean