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by Jacob Ben Avraham
Sun Feb 23, 2020 12:43 am
Forum: Theology Discussion and Chat
Topic: Understanding some of the difficult commandments; EXODUS 21:1-24:18
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Understanding some of the difficult commandments; EXODUS 21:1-24:18

PARASHA: “Mishpatim” (Judgements) “Bringing to light the meaning of some difficult mitzvoth” EXODUS 21:1-24:18...... JEREMIAH 34:8-22, 33:25-26.... MARK 1:1-2:28 This parashah involves the giving of a variety of commandments, that Elohim gave to Moshe to give/write down, and teach to “b'nei Israel” ...
by Jacob Ben Avraham
Sat Feb 15, 2020 6:06 pm
Forum: Theology Discussion and Chat
Topic: A Close Look at the Ten Commandments EX 20
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A Close Look at the Ten Commandments EX 20

PARASHA: “Yitro” (Jethro) EXODUS 18:1-20:26.......... ISAIAH 6:1-7:6; 9:5-6....... MATT 27:1-28:20 We see in this parashah, a lot of wisdom on the part of Moshe and Yitro, his father-in-law. First, we learn that Moshe had sent his wife and children back to stay with father and grandfather. I believe...
by Jacob Ben Avraham
Sat Feb 08, 2020 9:33 pm
Forum: Theology Discussion and Chat
Topic: The Salvation (Yeshuat) of the LORD revealed! EX 13:17-17:6
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The Salvation (Yeshuat) of the LORD revealed! EX 13:17-17:6

PARASHAH: “B'shalach” (when he let go) EXODUS 13:17-17:16.......JUDGES 4:4-5: 31..........MATT 26:1-75 We are coming down to the “showdown” where Pharaoh gets his just desserts and gets what he deserves for defying the God of Israel, going back on his word to “let Israel go”, you cannot pursue Israe...
by Jacob Ben Avraham
Sun Feb 02, 2020 6:13 pm
Forum: Theology Discussion and Chat
Topic: The First Passover! Our redemption! EX 10:1-13:16
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The First Passover! Our redemption! EX 10:1-13:16

PARASHA: “BO” (enter) EXODUS 10:1-13:16..........JEREMIAH 46:13-28.......MATT 25:1-46 The plagues against the Egyptian gods continue, it is our “Creator God YHVH” against Pharaoh and his false deities. Guess who is winning, yes, you know it. However, I need to point out that many of us peg Pharaoh a...
by Jacob Ben Avraham
Sun Jan 26, 2020 1:37 am
Forum: Theology Discussion and Chat
Topic: 8 "I WILL"s God promised his people, including us! EX 6:2-9:35
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8 "I WILL"s God promised his people, including us! EX 6:2-9:35

PARASHA: “Va’era” (and I appeared) EXODUS 6:2-9:35........ EZEKIEL 28:25-29: 21.......... MATT 24:1-51 YHVH speaks to Moshe saying that when he appeared to Abraham, he revealed himself as “El Shaddai” which means “God Almighty” or “God all-powerful, yet he did not reveal himself as he did to Moshe, ...
by Jacob Ben Avraham
Sat Jan 18, 2020 9:54 pm
Forum: Theology Discussion and Chat
Topic: Enter Moses, a symbol of "Messiah" EX 1:6-6:1
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Enter Moses, a symbol of "Messiah" EX 1:6-6:1

PARASHA: “Shemot” (Names) EXODUS 1:1-6:1.......................ISAIAH 27:6-28: 13...................MATT 22:1-23:39 We enter into a new era, Jacob/Israel and Joseph are now in the past, yet their legacy continues, in “Am Yisrael” (The People of Israel). ”70 souls” entered Mitzraim (Egypt). It is int...
by Jacob Ben Avraham
Sat Jan 11, 2020 11:14 pm
Forum: Theology Discussion and Chat
Topic: On Blessing our children! GEN 47:28-50:26
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On Blessing our children! GEN 47:28-50:26

PARASHA: “VaYechi” (and he lived) GEN 47:28-50:26......................1 KINGS 2:1-12......................MATT 20:1-21:46 In this we see Jacob (Israel) in his last days, he prepares to “go the way of all men” (As king David put it), Jacob is getting ready to die. He prepares himself, and makes sure...
by Jacob Ben Avraham
Sat Jan 04, 2020 2:03 am
Forum: Theology Discussion and Chat
Topic: Drawing near to God! GEN 44:18-47:27
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Drawing near to God! GEN 44:18-47:27

PARASHA: “VaYIGASH” (and he drew near) GENESIS 44:18-47:27........................EZEKIEL 37:15-28.......................MATT 18:1-19:30 In this Parashah, we read that “he (Y'hudah) drew near” to Yosef, and shows himself as truly repentant for his past actions against Yosef, for selling him for the ...
by Jacob Ben Avraham
Sat Dec 28, 2019 11:17 pm
Forum: Theology Discussion and Chat
Topic: I AM JOSEPH! What's the meaning of this statement? GEN 44:18-47:27
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I AM JOSEPH! What's the meaning of this statement? GEN 44:18-47:27

Parashah: “Miketz” (at the end of) GENESIS 41:1-44:17.........................1 KINGS 3:15-4:1....................MATT 16:1-17:27 When we look into this parashah study, we see Yosef, who was, in a way of speaking, in the “pit” He was cast into the prison for something he did not do, yet he continued...
by Jacob Ben Avraham
Wed Dec 25, 2019 1:07 am
Forum: Theology Discussion and Chat
Topic: When the Guns were Silent (A Christmas Tale from WWI)
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When the Guns were Silent (A Christmas Tale from WWI)

Well, it is Christmas Eve now, and this is a story which I wrote a few years ago. Faithwriters used to have a "Short Story" section, but it isn't here now. So, I was debating whether or not to put this story here, under theology, well, The birth of Messiah Yeshua would be under theology I suppose. a...
by Jacob Ben Avraham
Mon Dec 23, 2019 1:07 am
Forum: Theology Discussion and Chat
Topic: what is HANUKKAH all about? (John 10:22,23)
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what is HANUKKAH all about? (John 10:22,23)

A STUDY ON HANUKKAH, WHAT IS IT ALL ABOUT? Hanukkah; 2019; starts December 22nd in the evening (light first candle) until December 30th, “And it was at Jerusalem the Feast of the Dedication (Hanukkah), and it was winter, and Yeshua (Jesus) walked in the temple in Solomon's porch” (John 10:22,23) the...
by Jacob Ben Avraham
Sun Dec 22, 2019 2:32 am
Forum: Theology Discussion and Chat
Topic: Is your well dry, or with water? GEN 37:1-40:23
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Is your well dry, or with water? GEN 37:1-40:23

PARASHA: “VaYeshev” (and he settled) GENESIS 37:1-1-40:23........... AMOS 2:6-3:8... .…MATT 14:1-15:39…….. JOHN 10:22-23 In this study, the focus in on Yosef, who is going to be in the limelight of God. Things seem to be going from bad to worse for this young teenager. it wasn't all his fault we cou...
by Jacob Ben Avraham
Sat Dec 14, 2019 11:20 pm
Forum: Theology Discussion and Chat
Topic: A wrestling match with God. Who will win? GEN 32:3-36:43
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A wrestling match with God. Who will win? GEN 32:3-36:43

Parashah: “VaYishlach” (and he sent) GENESIS: 32:3-36:43....................OBADIYAH 1:1-21..............MATT 13:1-58 We see in this week's parashah, that Ya'akov is on his way home to Beth-El, He comes to his “encounter” with his brother Esav. It is a time of tension for him, as we know, he “stole”...
by Jacob Ben Avraham
Sun Dec 08, 2019 12:34 am
Forum: Theology Discussion and Chat
Topic: WHO is Jacob's Ladder? GEN 28:10-32:2
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WHO is Jacob's Ladder? GEN 28:10-32:2

Parashah: “VaYetze” (and he went out) GENESIS 28:10-32:2............... HOSEA 12:13-14:9...........JOHN 1:51 In this parashah study, we see that Jacob is on his way to Haran to find himself a wife (or two). He is tired after a long day's journey, He stops to rest outside of a city called “Luz” (In S...
by Jacob Ben Avraham
Fri Nov 29, 2019 10:56 pm
Forum: Theology Discussion and Chat
Topic: Jacob and Esau, who do we resemble? GEN 25:19-28:9
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Jacob and Esau, who do we resemble? GEN 25:19-28:9

PARASHAH: TOLDOT (generations) GEN 25:19-28:9.............MAL 1:1-2:7..................MATT 10:1-11:30; ROM 9:6-13 This study starts out with the generations of Abraham and Sarah. After years of waiting and praying they finally had Yitzchak. The legacy continues, the promise of YHVH is revealed once...

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