Ephesians 1

This week we begin a new book of the Bible, Ephesians, sometimes referred to as the “Alps” of the Apostolic Scriptures. As we open this lofty Pauline letter written from prison, we first take some time to clarify several important terms, including “apostle,” “Christ,” and “mystery.” After setting this foundation, we refresh the vital but […]

November 17, 2019 in Apostolic Writings, Audio, Ephesians by

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Kedoshim 2018-19

Our focus for Torah portion Kedoshim is holiness, the meaning of this portion’s Hebrew name. We begin by pointing out that chapters 18 and 20 share much of the same content regarding forbidden sexual relationships with at least 2 important differences that speak to how children suffer in societies riddled with sexual perversion. The bulk of […]

May 12, 2019 in Audio, Torah 5779, Torah Commentary by

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Shemini 2018-19

We tackle two main topics in this year’s portion Shemini teaching: the mysterious deaths of Nadav and Avihu and God’s dietary laws. In the first part of the teaching, we answer the question of why it is that Nadav and Avihu are struck dead by God when another pair of Aaron’s sons, Elazar and Itamar, […]

March 31, 2019 in Audio, Torah 5779, Torah Commentary by

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Ki Tisa 2018-19

Torah portion Ki Tisa contains what are perhaps both the lowest point in Israel’s history in the Torah (the golden calf) and the loftiest vision of God in the Torah (God’s revelation of His goodness to Moses). It is not an accident that both this nadir and apex occur together within the same story. Topics […]

February 24, 2019 in Audio, Torah 5779, Torah Commentary by

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Tetzaveh 2018-19 – Nate Gurnish

Filling in for Grant this week, Nate Gurnish first brings several important points in connection to the menorah, including an admonition to not go beyond what God has commanded. The majority of the teaching centers on the clothing of the High Priest with emphasis on important verses regarding clothing in Scripture and the two articles […]

February 17, 2019 in Audio, Torah 5779, Torah Commentary by

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Terumah 2018-19

Join Beth Tikkun for a discussion of Parshah Terumah, a portion focused on the construction of the Tabernacle. As we explore this God-designed teaching picture – the lengthiest topic in the Torah – we begin with a brief look at each of the various elements of the Tabernacle. We then examine several patterns and teachings […]

February 10, 2019 in Audio, Torah 5779, Torah Commentary by

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Chayei Sarah – 2018-19

Join Beth Tikkun as we explore Torah portion Chayei Sarah, “The Life of Sarah.” This teaching starts with an admonition to guard against taking the holy for granted. Next, we explore the Hebrew word for “everything,” which, when read both forward and backward, yields a deep truth. We then move on to see one intriguing […]

November 4, 2018 in Audio, Torah 5779, Torah Commentary by

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Vayakhel & Pekudei 5770

Join Beth Tikkun as we study Parshat Vayakhel & Pekudei. This teaching’s study Resources: Abuse of the Holy God’s Contractors

March 13, 2010 in Audio, Torah 5770 (2009 - 2010), Torah Commentary by

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