Monthly Archives: December 2013

HOMEWORK FOR THE YESHIVA STUDENTS

THE HOMEWORK FOR THIS NEXT TWO WEEKS IS FOR THE STUDENTS TO READ THIS ARTICLE ABOUT RIGHTEOUSNESS. THE ARTICLE IS FROM ANCHOR BIBLE COMMENTARY AND I FIND IT VERY USEFUL FOR OUR RESEARCH IN THE YESHIVA. A. ONE OF THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE HOMEWORK IS FOR YOU TO COME UP WITH 5 QUESTIONS AND PROVIDE THE ANSWERS IN A MULTIPLE ... Read More »

Torah Nugget Vaera Exodus 6:2-9:35 (2013-2014)

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Shalom, In this week’s Torah nugget we will discuss a central motif found 20 times from Chapters 4- 15 concerning the “hardening of Pharoah’s heart”. We will soon see that this has to do with what the Egyptians believed pertaining to the Judgement of the Dead and their idea of carrying out Ma’at or Justice on the earth. Also below ... Read More »

Torah Portion Vaera Exodus 6:2-9:35 ANET

In this Torah Portion we will learn about the legal right of YHVH to declare war and bring judgement to Egypt for the treatment of the Hebrews by the Egyptians. The Lawsuit or “Rib” which means controversy or contention was a well known process of the Ancient Near East and also Scriptures. Judges 11: 10-22 would be a great example ... Read More »

Righteousness and Justice, The Kingly Requirement

Shalom L’Kulam This teaching was recorded at Kol HaMashiach Messianic Congregation in Lake City 12/21/13. I connected the Torah Portion Shemot and the Enthronement of the King of Egypt with the Ancient Near Eastern culture and the Righteousness and Justice of the Great Kings. We will learn about the ANET customs and how the ancient world would consider a King Righteous and ... Read More »

Word Study on Justice and Righteousness (from Yeshiva)

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Shalom All, This is teaching is part of the Yeshiva and is an addendum to one of the chapters on justice and righteousness.  You can check out the full course at http://TorahYeshiva.com If you are interested in using the Logos Bible software program, what I would recommend as the cheapest option is to purchase the following INSTEAD of one of ... Read More »

Torah Portion Shemot Exodus 1:1-6:1 ANET

Shalom This torah portion deals with the historical information from the book of Yashar to fill in the historical gap of the the story of the exodus. Understanding the historical information allows to get a deeper perspective of the story of our forefathers in Egypt.   Part 1 Part 2    This product is now available on DVD and CD ... Read More »

Torah Nugget Shemot (2013-2014)

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This week we are going to look over the whole chapter and talk about the underlying motifs as well as several questions that I have had about the test and we will discover the reasons why certain things occurred that don’t seem to make much sense.  I hope you enjoy the teaching! Read More »

Torah Portion Shemot 1:1-6:1 (2010-11)

Shalom: This portion is the start of the physical redemption of Israel from Egypt. Now, YHVH will reveal himself in a different way to the Israelites. Look for the types and shadows of a prophet like Moses which are the Messianic sign of Messiah. Shalom RICO Part 1 Part 2 Read More »

Addendum Teaching to the Introduction of Righteousness and Justice in Ancient Israel- “The Proclamation of Freedom by the Royal Figure”

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CLICK ON THE BANNER ABOVE TO DIRECT YOU TO THE YESHIVA FOR THE WHOLE TEACHINGS Shalom, In this short addendum teaching we will look at 2 specific areas of the Royal Messenger in Israel and the Ancient Near East to determine the significance of the methods used to proclaim freedom to the people by means of the Royal Messenger sent ... Read More »

The Christmas Covenant – ANE Influence of Idolatry in Our Modern World

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Shalom,  It’s been a while since this series was introduced and I had planned on producing a third video showing some more connections with the symbolism of Ba’al and Asherah, but due to the connections being very political (since our modern politics is tied in with religion, whether we admit it or not), I chose to delay, perhaps indefinitely the original video 3 idea. In it’s place, ... Read More »

Torah Portion Vaychi Genesis 47:28-50:26 (2010-11)

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Shalom: This Portion deals with the prophetic restoration of the whole house of Israel. The story of Joseph as the Messiah figure in the role of the king and how the final restoration will not happen until the whole house of Israel is gathered as one. Shalom. Part 1 audio Part 2 audio   Read More »

Torah Nugget Vaychi Genesis 47:28-50:26

The Adoption of Ephraim and Manasseh is a significant event with legal language that all of us will miss if we do not understand the Ancient Near Eastern legal codes. This Torah Nugget will focus on the legal formula that Jacob used to legitimize his adoption of his grandsons. You will find this legal formula all over the scriptures and ... Read More »

Torah Portion Vayechi Genesis 47:28-50:26 ANET

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  In this Torah Portion I am connecting the story of Ephraim and Manasseh with the Ancient near East laws of Adoption. Did you know that the language Jacob used in the blessing to the children of Joseph lines up perfectly with the International understanding of Adoption in the Ancient world. I will do my best to connect that language ... Read More »

Torah Nugget Vayigash Genesis 44:18-47:27 (2013-2014)

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In this week’s Torah Nugget we will focus on the position Joseph held as Grand Vizier and Establisher of Justice and Righteousness in Egypt. This concept of justice or ma’at in Egypt was the basis for all things in not only government but in the individual’s life as well.  By investigating Joseph’s life as Vizier, we gain even more insight ... Read More »

Torah Portion Vayigash Genesis 44:18-47:27 ANET

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The Future restoration of Israel is found in this Torah Portion and prophetically we are living right now some of the signs of the chaotic situation in the world today. Is amazing how wise is our King that truly reveals the end from the beginning. I pray this study will be a blessing to you. Part 1 Part 2 MANY PEOPLE ... Read More »

Death & Dishonor – Mini Nugget Insight

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Have you ever wondered why “hanging” or “impaling on a stake” was a chosen method of execution in the Ancient Near East for those who were of high status within the governmental stature?   How does this tie in with the chosen method of crucifixion/impalement of our Messiah Yeshua?   In this brief mini-nugget insight, we will investigate the cases ... Read More »

Torah Portion Vayigash Gen 44:18-47:27

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Shalom: This Torah portion is a great biblical example of Prophetic types and Shadows in the Bible or Using Jewish levels of interpretations it would be a Sod & Remez, Joseph as the Role of Moshiach Ben David. Truly Yeshua was correct when He said Moses in the Torah spoke concerning him. Baruch Hashem YHVH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Part 1 Part 1 audio ... Read More »