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by Jacob Ben Avraham
Sat Aug 08, 2020 11:41 pm
Forum: Theology Discussion and Chat
Topic: Just how much do you love God? with all your heart? really? seriously?
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Just how much do you love God? with all your heart? really? seriously?

PARASHAH: Ekev (as a result) DEUT: 7:12-11:25…………ISAIAH 49:14-51:3…………JOHN 7:1-8:59 “Now, O Israel, what does Adonai your Elohim ask of you? Only to fear Adonai your Elohim, walk in His Ways, Love Him, and serve Him, with all of your heart and all of your soul” (10:12) I am jumping the gun a little ...
by Jacob Ben Avraham
Sat Aug 01, 2020 8:35 pm
Forum: Theology Discussion and Chat
Topic: A new look at the "10 Commandments" DEUT 3:23-7:11
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A new look at the "10 Commandments" DEUT 3:23-7:11

PARASHAH; “V’et’ Chanan” (and I pleaded) DEUT 3:23-7:11……………ISAIAH 40:1-26………………JOHN 6:1-71 Moshe continues to retell the experiences of his life to “Am Israel” as the end of his life is nearing, He is like a father on his death bed, and causes all of his children to come near and listen to their fa...
by Jacob Ben Avraham
Sat Jul 25, 2020 5:07 pm
Forum: Theology Discussion and Chat
Topic: Obedience to God...or...the sword follows! DEUT 1:1-3:22
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Obedience to God...or...the sword follows! DEUT 1:1-3:22

Parashot: “D’varim” (Words) DEUTERONOMY 1:1-3:22…………ISAIAH 1:1-27…………JOHN 4:1-5:47 We start the final book of the original 5 books of the Torah, in which Moshe wrote down all the statutes, commandments, precepts, details, etc. that Adonai dictated to him to write. We must remember that Am Israel rec...
by Jacob Ben Avraham
Sat Jul 18, 2020 8:32 pm
Forum: Open Forum - General Writing Discussion
Topic: Looking for publishers that...
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Looking for publishers that...

....that will deal with "first-time-authors". Maybe someone can help me out. I have my book "God Tales" which is in eBook format, but I need to contact some publishing house that will charge under $1000. I know that no mainline publishing house wants to deal or take a chance on a first-time author w...
by Jacob Ben Avraham
Sat Jul 18, 2020 7:40 pm
Forum: Theology Discussion and Chat
Topic: Our Journeys in the faith! We all have them. what are they?
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Our Journeys in the faith! We all have them. what are they?

PARASHIOT “Matot v’ Masei” (Tribes and Journeys of) Numbers 30:1-32:42, 33:1-36:13………Jeremiah 1:1-2:3………John 1:1-51 We all have our journeys in the faith, there are many "stops" "places" "events" in our life, before embarking on our last journey that will lead us to our heavenly home. The Israelites...
by Jacob Ben Avraham
Sat Jul 11, 2020 8:50 pm
Forum: Theology Discussion and Chat
Topic: On being ZEALOUS for God! NUM 25:10-29:40
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On being ZEALOUS for God! NUM 25:10-29:40

PARASHA: “Pinchas” NUMBERS 25:10-29:40…………………I KINGS 18:46-19:21……………………. LUKE 23:1-24:53 This Torah portion starts with somewhat a surprise, a promotion in rank for an execution committed, and rather suddenly. Pinchas, the grandson of Aaron was a Levite, and during the time of the “weakness and fal...
by Jacob Ben Avraham
Sat Jul 04, 2020 5:56 pm
Forum: Theology Discussion and Chat
Topic: What God blesses can't be cursed! NUM 22:2-25:9
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What God blesses can't be cursed! NUM 22:2-25:9

PARASHAH: “Balak” NUMBERS 22:2-25:9………………. MICAH 5:6-6:8………………. LUKE 22:1-71 This is the famous story of Bilam, who was asked to “curse” Israel, and instead, “Blessed” Israel, yet before this, his donkey spoke to him. The name “Bilam” or Balaam” might be a shorter version of the name “Baal-haAm” (lo...
by Jacob Ben Avraham
Thu Jul 02, 2020 6:54 pm
Forum: Christian Writers' Groups
Topic: Publishing goal for my eBook "God Tales"
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Publishing goal for my eBook "God Tales"

Hello everyone, I have been contributing commentaries on God's Word now for many years under the "theology" forum. This site has been a blessing, many have read and commented on the Midrashim. I have an ebook that I am trying to get out to the world via publishers. But the reality is that mainline p...
by Jacob Ben Avraham
Sun Jun 28, 2020 5:07 pm
Forum: Theology Discussion and Chat
Topic: The High cost of ANGER! NUM 19:1-22:1
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The High cost of ANGER! NUM 19:1-22:1

PARASHA: “Chukat” (ordinance of) Numbers 19:1-22:1…………………Judges 11:1-33………………Luke 21:1-38 There are several themes in this Torah study. Number one is the “Red Heifer” This was for members of ‘B’nei Israel” that came into contact with the dead. We need to be reasonable since death was a common experi...
by Jacob Ben Avraham
Sat Jun 20, 2020 11:14 pm
Forum: Theology Discussion and Chat
Topic: The high cost of Rebellion! NUM 16:1-18:32
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The high cost of Rebellion! NUM 16:1-18:32

PARASHA: “Korach” (Korah) NUMBERS 16:1-18:32………….1 SAM 11:14-12:22……………LUKE 19:1-20:47 This study is about a Levite named “Korach” and a few of his friends; Dathan and Abiram, and they got together with 250 other guys and they “Rose up in the face of Moshe”. Now, this for sure is NOT a friendly gath...
by Jacob Ben Avraham
Sun Jun 14, 2020 2:22 pm
Forum: Theology Discussion and Chat
Topic: The high cost of discouragement NUM 13:1-15:41
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The high cost of discouragement NUM 13:1-15:41

PARASHAH: “Shelach’l’ha” (send for yourself) NUMBERS 13:1-15:41………………. YEHOSHUA 2:1-24………………LUKE 17:1-18:43 Most of us know the story of the 12 spies that were sent to spy out the land of Canaan, sent by Moshe by the word of YHVH. But let’s look at the story carefully and see what we can dig out of ...
by Jacob Ben Avraham
Sat Jun 06, 2020 7:10 pm
Forum: Theology Discussion and Chat
Topic: "The Menorah" a symbol of Messiah! NUM 8:1-12:16
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"The Menorah" a symbol of Messiah! NUM 8:1-12:16

PARASHAH: “B’ha’alocha” (in your setting up) NUMBERS: 8:1-12:16……ZECH 2:10-4:7…… LUKE 15:1-16:31 We see in this parashah study, various themes. The first being of the “putting up the lamps” or one could say; “going up to light the lamps”. This speaks of the golden Menorah, which was inside the Mishk...
by Jacob Ben Avraham
Sat May 30, 2020 10:37 pm
Forum: Theology Discussion and Chat
Topic: A Brief look at "Shavuot/Pentecost" What's it about?
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A Brief look at "Shavuot/Pentecost" What's it about?

SHAVUOT/PENTECOST What’s it all about? This is the time of year when this “Moed” (appointed time) is celebrated. There are three times when all Israelites were commanded to go up to Yerushalayim to celebrate God’s appointed times, Passover, The Feast of Tabernacles, and the Feast of Weeks, known as ...
by Jacob Ben Avraham
Sat May 30, 2020 8:46 pm
Forum: Theology Discussion and Chat
Topic: Doing our JOBS in the body of Messiah! (NUM 4:21-7:89)
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Doing our JOBS in the body of Messiah! (NUM 4:21-7:89)

PARASHA: “Nasso” (Elevate) NUMBERS 4:21-7:89……JUDGES 13:2-25…………LUKE 13:1-14:35 We will see various themes in this Parashah study. In Chapter 4, the duties of some of the important Levite families; “B’nei Kohat” “B’nei Gershon” “B’nei Merari” (sons of). Their jobs consisted of taking down, transport...
by Jacob Ben Avraham
Sat May 23, 2020 10:14 pm
Forum: Theology Discussion and Chat
Topic: Ordination of the Armed Forces! a good message for Memorial Day (NUM 1:1-4:20) Day. NUM 1
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Ordination of the Armed Forces! a good message for Memorial Day (NUM 1:1-4:20) Day. NUM 1

PARASHA: “B’Midbar” (in the wilderness) NUMBERS 1:1-4:20………HOSEA 2:1-22……. LUKE 11:1-12:59 Israel's very first IDF is formed, by God's command. e We start the new Torah Sefer called “Numbers” in English because it talks about “numbering” the tribes of Israel. We wonder why the reason of “numbering t...

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