Genesis 37b

Continuing the Torah Project teachings in Genesis 37, we begin by looking in depth at the amazing figure of Joseph, one of the clearest pictures of Messiah in all of Scripture. We start by examining the Hebrew word describing Joseph’s colorful coat, “passim,” finding in it both a reference to the Messiah and an allusion […]

October 22, 2017 in Audio, Genesis, Torah Project by

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Genesis 37a

In this Torah Project teaching, we begin by addressing the question of the validity of extra-biblical sources, especially Jewish sources. We look at several mentions in the Bible of extra-biblical works, explore the Greek word for “oracles” in Romans 3, then look at a particularly helpful extra-biblical source on Genesis 37:2 that draws many comparisons […]

October 15, 2017 in Audio, Genesis, Torah Project by

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Genesis 35b-36

In this Torah Project teaching, we begin by digging into what appears to be a gratuitously inserted verse in the middle of Jacob’s narrative, a verse describing the death of Deborah, Rebekah’s nurse. The journey brings us to insights about the Word through topics as diverse as the “arks” of Moses and Noah, the only […]

October 8, 2017 in Audio, Genesis, Torah Project by

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Genesis 35a

We begin this continuation of the Torah project series with a lengthy reading from Jonathan Cahn’s new book, The Paradigm, in which Cahn uses the fall of Israel’s northern kingdom as an example pattern for the fall of any nation. The topic furthers our recent theme of sexual purity and gives us a glimpse into the […]

September 24, 2017 in Audio, Genesis, Torah Project by

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Genesis 33b-34

We further our Torah Project series with the fascinating continuation of Jacob’s story, drawing lessons from Jacob’s heartbreaking fall after what is probably the greatest spiritual high of his life. The rapid descent begins with yet another lie to his brother Esau and leads to one of the darkest chapters in the Torah, Genesis 34. The story of the rape of […]

September 17, 2017 in Audio, Genesis, Torah Project by

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Genesis 32b-33a

Continuing the Torah Project in Genesis, we focus on Jacob’s seemingly mysterious wrestling match at the stream called “Jabbok,” allowing the Torah to cast light on the fear and stress we all struggle against. With a special focus on 2 Corinthians 1-3, Mark 14, and Watchman Nee’s short book The Release of the Spirit, we look at what it […]

August 20, 2017 in Audio, Genesis, Torah Project by

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Genesis 31b-32a

In this continuation of the Torah Project, we finish our look at Laban, focusing on how Laban is the Bible’s model image of a “fool.” After exploring Laban’s foolish characteristics in chapter 31, we dip into the book of Proverbs which has much to say on the matter. We end the topic with the question, “What […]

August 13, 2017 in Audio, Genesis, Torah Project by

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Genesis 30b-31a

Continuing the Torah Project series in Genesis, we focus on Laban as the context for discussions regarding false teachers and an important principle regarding good words from a wicked person. We also ask the question, “What are the dynamics of sharing a ‘word’ from the Lord with others?” and we look into the concept of ownership. […]

August 6, 2017 in Audio, Genesis, Torah Project by

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Genesis 30

Join Beth Tikkun as we continue our  Torah Project series. In this lesson, we discuss the longest paragraph found in the Torah and attempt to understand what God is trying to convey to us through it. We also delve into what is the true source of our problems, and how God has custom designed the solution for each […]

July 16, 2017 in Audio, Genesis, Torah Project by

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Genesis 29

Join Beth Tikkun as we continue our  Torah Project series. In this lesson, we explore the story of Jacob’s arrival in Haran and his encounter with Rachel. How is this story similar to, yet very different from Eliezer’s encounter with Rebecca? We then look at Laban’s treachery toward Jacob, and the first four sons Leah bore to Jacob. We […]

July 9, 2017 in Audio, Genesis, Torah Project by

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Genesis 28

Join Beth Tikkun as we continue our  Torah Project series. In this lesson, we consider Jacob’s dual mission to Padan Aaram and how this reflects Messiah’s dual mission to the world. Then, we discuss the ladder Jacob saw in his dream and how it is significant for us. And, what is “the blessing of Abraham”? Last, we discover a vital […]

July 2, 2017 in Audio, Genesis, Torah Project by

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Genesis 27

Join Beth Tikkun as we continue our  Torah Project series. In this lesson, we analyze the well-known story of how Jacob used guile to procure Esau’s blessing. This story is often a cause of confusion, but if we look behind the scenes, we may discover an entirely different dynamic. We also discuss the startling link between this narrative and Y […]

June 25, 2017 in Audio, Genesis, Torah Project by

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Genesis 26

Join Beth Tikkun as we continue our  Torah Project series. In this lesson, we analyze the occasions when Abraham and Isaac referred to their wives as their sisters. This occurred three times, and in each case, God revealed the truth in a unique way. These beautifully foreshadow the three exiles of the Jewish people. We also discover an amazing menorah […]

June 18, 2017 in Audio, Genesis, Torah Project by

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Genesis 25

Join Beth Tikkun as we continue our  Torah Project series. In this lesson, we take a peek into the origins of Eastern religions. Then we consider the many principles concerning the body, soul and spirit that are portrayed by Rebekkah’s pregnancy, and the birth of Jacob and Esau. Visuals: Genesis 25 Medios Visuales: Gén 25

June 10, 2017 in Audio, Genesis, Torah Project by

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Genesis 24

Join Beth Tikkun as we continue our  Torah Project series. In this lesson, we analyze the mission Abraham entrusted to his servant Eliezer to find a bride for Isaac, and we explore the amazing parallels between this story and the holy spirit’s search for a bride for Yeshua. Then, we examine the relationship between chapter 23 and 24 and […]

May 14, 2017 in Audio, Genesis, Torah Project by

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Genesis 23

Join Beth Tikkun as we continue our  Torah Project series. In this lesson, we address the insidious doctrine or Supersessionism, or, better known as Replacement Theology. We go into detail concerning the history and horror of Christendom’s self-inflicted wound, and see how chapter 23 can be misused to support it. But, we end on a note of hope, […]

April 29, 2017 in Audio, Genesis, Torah Project by

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Genesis 21b-22 (Pt-3)

Join Beth Tikkun as we continue our  Torah Project series. In this lesson, we conclude our discussion of Hagar & Sarah and Ishmael & Isaac as we analyze Paul’s comments on this story in Galatians 4:21-31. This often misunderstood passage draws from the imagery of Genesis 21 to teach some important insights into what kind of relationship we […]

April 23, 2017 in Audio, Genesis, Torah Project by

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Genesis 21b-22 (Pt 2)

Join Beth Tikkun as we continue our  Torah Project series. In this lesson, we continue with some fascinating insights into the Akeidah (the binding of Isaac) and then discuss the reason Genesis contains two stories about two brothers who were at enmity with each other. What does each of the stories of Isaac & Ishmael and Jacob & Esau […]

April 16, 2017 in Audio, Genesis, Torah Project by

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Genesis 21b-22 (Pt1)

Join Beth Tikkun as we continue our  Torah Project series. In this lesson, we first look at chapter 22, the story of the “Akeidah” – the binding of Isaac. We consider the significance of Mount Moriah, what it means to be tested by God, why the righteous suffer, and why sacrifice is it required in our walk […]

April 2, 2017 in Audio, Genesis, Torah Project by

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Genesis 21a

Join Beth Tikkun as we continue our  Torah Project series. In this lesson, we consider a word that is a source of controversy in the messianic world though it is used fifteen times in the Tanach (or “Old Testament”). We gain a biblical understanding of the word kabbalah, minus the goofiness pop culture has attached to it. We […]

March 26, 2017 in Audio, Genesis, Torah Project by

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Genesis 20

Join Beth Tikkun as we continue our  Torah Project series. In this lesson, we analyze some important details revealed in the Hebrew of the opening verses. What is the significance of Abraham relocating to Gerar? What does the Torah mean when it commands that we not speak the names of other gods? Then we consider two possible scenarios concerning […]

March 19, 2017 in Audio, Genesis, Torah Project by

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Genesis 19

Join Beth Tikkun as we continue our  Torah Project series. In this lesson, we analyze a very strange and dark chapter of Genesis. We discuss the definition of righteousness and try to understand how Lot could be called a righteous man. We ponder the power of a small dot in the Torah scroll, and finish with a call to […]

March 5, 2017 in Audio, Genesis, Torah Project by

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Genesis 18

Join Beth Tikkun as we continue our  Torah Project series. In this lesson, we compare Abraham’s riotous laughter in chapter 17 with Sarah’s snicker in chapter 18. Why was she rebuked and not Abraham? We also unravel the complicated subject of angels and the three “men” who visited Abraham. We discover some important lessons in hospitality, and finish […]

February 19, 2017 in Audio, Genesis, Torah Project by

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Genesis 17

Join Beth Tikkun as we continue our  Torah Project series. In this lesson, we take a close look at the topic of circumcision and gain important insights into what it means. We discover five things in the Bible that require circumcision and gain understanding into Paul’s teachings on the subject. Be prepared to have your thinking changed concerning this most […]

January 29, 2017 in Audio, Genesis, Torah Project by

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Genesis 16

Join Beth Tikkun as we continue our  Torah Project series. In this lesson, we analyze this very odd, short chapter where everyone seems to be behaving badly. However, there are many profound lessons contained in these verses. Visuals: Genesis 16 Medios Visuales: Gén 16

January 22, 2017 in Audio, Genesis, Torah Project by

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Genesis 15b

Join Beth Tikkun as we continue our  Torah Project series. In this lesson, we walk through the individual features of the Semitic Blood Covenant and see how the blood covenant between God and Abraham forms the core of nearly everything else that transpires in the Bible. An understanding of this blood covenant is foundational to our study of Scripture. Visuals: Genesis […]

January 15, 2017 in Audio, Genesis, Torah Project by

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Genesis 15a

Join Beth Tikkun as we continue our  Torah Project series. In this lesson, we analyze the details in the first half of Genesis 15. We discover three steps towards connection with God, how God’s communication with Abraham progressively deepened, and the motive behind Abraham’s odd question concerning proof for God’s promise. We then begin to learn about the Semitic Blood […]

January 8, 2017 in Audio, Genesis, Torah Project by

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Genesis 14

Join Beth Tikkun as we continue our  Torah Project series. In this lesson, we analyze the details of “the Battle of the Kings”. As we decode the names of the various players in this episode, some amazing insights into spiritual warfare are revealed. We then consider Abraham the warrior and learn more principles for waging godly spiritual warfare. […]

December 18, 2016 in Audio, Genesis, Torah Project by

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Genesis 13

Join Beth Tikkun as we continue our  Torah Project series. In this lesson, we analyze the dynamics of the relationship between Abraham and Lot. We learn that Lot’s decision to move to Sodom in the east was not one of the options  Abraham gave him. We look at what the Prophets have to say about Sodom, and then […]

December 11, 2016 in Audio, Genesis, Torah Project by

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Genesis 12

Join Beth Tikkun as we continue our  Torah Project series. In this lesson, we consider what a towering figure Abraham is in the Bible. We focus on the five instructions God gave Abraham concerning his journey from Ur to Canaan and consider how these are the foundation of our own walk of faith. We then compare Abraham […]

December 4, 2016 in Audio, Genesis, Torah Project by

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Genesis 10-11

Join Beth Tikkun as we continue our  Torah Project series. In this lesson, we briefly discuss the Table of Nations found in Genesis 10, and then focus our attention on Nimrod, the world’s first political and religious leader. We then consider the differences between religion and spiritual life, and finish with a discussion of what true spiritual power is. […]

November 27, 2016 in Audio, Genesis, Torah Project by

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Genesis 9b

Join Beth Tikkun as we continue our  Torah Project series. In this lesson, we focus on the closing verses of Genesis 9 and glean insights from Noah’s drunkeness, Ham’s ungodly response, and Noah’s prophetic words. There are many principles contained in this handfull of verses that teach about addiction and freedom from slavery to our own drives and […]

November 13, 2016 in Audio, Genesis, Torah Project by

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Genesis 8b-9a

Join Beth Tikkun as we continue our  Torah Project series. In this lesson, we take a look at the science behind Noah’s flood and address such questions as: Why did life spans shorten after the flood? Why was a rainbow not seen before the flood? Why did God change man’s diet? Why are seasons introduced here for the first […]

October 30, 2016 in Audio, Genesis, Torah Project by

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Genesis 7b-8a

Join Beth Tikkun as we continue our  Torah Project series. In this lesson, we discover some fascinating insights into the story of Noah. We have a discussion about the impact culture has on view of God’s Word. We also look at the bizarre Hebrew word for ‘raven’. Visuals: Genesis 7b-8a Medios Visuales: Gén 7b-8a

October 23, 2016 in Audio, Genesis, Torah Project by

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Genesis 6c-7

Join Beth Tikkun as we continue our  Torah Project series. In this lesson, we begin by comparing the two “arks” mentioned in the Torah – the ark of Noah, and the ark of Jochabed, in which she placed the infant Moses. This side-by-side comparison provides a beautiful picture of righteousness and holiness. We then analyze the construction of the […]

September 18, 2016 in Audio, Genesis, Torah Project by

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Genesis 6b

Join Beth Tikkun as we continue our  Torah Project series. In this lesson, we briefly discuss the identity of the “sons of Elohim” and a spiritual principle we can learn from this episode. Then we pose the question, just how righteous was Noah? Then, after sharing a beautiful insight into the Hebrew word for ‘destruction’ and what it has […]

September 11, 2016 in Audio, Genesis, Torah Project by

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Genesis 6a

Join Beth Tikkun as we continue our  Torah Project series. In this lesson, we begin by zooming in on Lamech’s prophecy concerning the birth of his son Noah, and then see how his speech is echoed in God’s decision to blot out mankind. (There is an amazing parallel.) Then we zoom out to look at the big picture […]

September 4, 2016 in Audio, Genesis, Torah Project by

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Genesis 4b-5

Join Beth Tikkun as we continue our  Torah Project series. In this lesson, we analyze the seven generations of Cain, and compare them to the ten generations from Adam to Noah and make some fascinating discoveries. We also discover some disturbing insights in the Bible’s first poem, the Song of Lamech, and see how it was a […]

August 28, 2016 in Audio, Genesis, Torah Project by

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Genesis 4a

Join Beth Tikkun as we continue our  Torah Project series. In this lesson, we identify and analyze the similarities between the story of Adam & Eve, and the story of Cain & Abel. Was Cain’s sin worse than that of Adam & Eve? The consequences of his sin were certainly more severe. Why was Cain cursed, and not […]

August 21, 2016 in Audio, Genesis, Torah Project by

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Genesis 3c

Join Beth Tikkun as we continue our  Torah Project series. In this lesson, we discuss the dialogue between God, Adam, Eve and the serpent. Each conversation contains worlds of meaning and insight that we can only touch upon, but we do delve into some valuable insights concerning our two kinds of spiritual clothing, how Adam pictures the Messiah, […]

August 14, 2016 in Audio, Genesis, Torah Project by

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Genesis 3b

Join Beth Tikkun as we continue our  Torah Project series. In this lesson, we continue to analyze the serpent’s temptation of Eve and compare to his temptation of Yeshua in the wilderness. We review the basic understanding of body, soul, and spirit.  We learn about the Targum’s use of the word memra and see how it relates to the […]

July 24, 2016 in Audio, Genesis, Torah Project by

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Genesis 3a

Join Beth Tikkun as we continue our  Torah Project series. In this teaching we try to understand why the Torah uses the same word to describe Adam & Eve as well as the serpent. What do “cunning” and “nakedness” have to do with each other? We also get to the bottom of what Satan’s desire is […]

July 10, 2016 in Audio, Genesis, Torah Project by

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Genesis 2c

Join Beth Tikkun as we continue our  Torah Project series. This series arose out of Grant’s desire to write a commentary on the Torah, therefore, these teachings will be based upon each week’s progress in the writing project. In this teaching, we gather up the bits and pieces of Genesis 2 that have been omitted until now. […]

July 3, 2016 in Audio, Genesis, Torah Project by

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Genesis 2b

Join Beth Tikkun as we continue our new series called The Torah Project. This series arose out of Grant’s desire to write a commentary on the Torah, therefore, these teachings will be based upon each week’s progress in the writing project. In this teaching, we look at the contradictions between the two accounts of Adam’s creation. These have […]

June 26, 2016 in Audio, Genesis, Torah Project by

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Genesis 1d-2a

Join Beth Tikkun as we continue our new series called The Torah Project. This series arose out of Grant’s desire to write a commentary on the Torah, therefore, these teachings will be based upon each week’s progress in the writing project. In this teaching, we look into what it means to be made in God’s “Image” and God’s […]

June 19, 2016 in Audio, Genesis, Torah Project by

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Genesis 1c

Join Beth Tikkun as we continue our new series called The Torah Project. This series arose out of Grant’s desire to write a commentary on the Torah, therefore, these teachings will be based upon each week’s progress in the writing project. In this teaching, we consider how the six days of the earth’s restoration also illustrate the stages […]

June 5, 2016 in Audio, Genesis, Torah Project by

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Genesis 1b

Join Beth Tikkun as we continue our new series called The Torah Project. This series arose out of Grant’s desire to write a commentary on the Torah, therefore, these teachings will be based upon each week’s progress in the writing project. In this teaching we reconcile the first two verses of Genesis with Isaiah’s seemingly contradictory […]

May 29, 2016 in Audio, Genesis, Torah Project by

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Genesis 1a

Join Beth Tikkun as we begin a new series called The Torah Project. This series arose out of Grant’s desire to write a commentary on the Torah, therefore, these teachings will be based upon each week’s progress on this writing project. Though he has taught through the Torah multiple times, these teachings will include many additional […]

May 22, 2016 in Audio, Genesis, Torah Project by

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