The Covenant: Shabat, The Sign For Yosef | Ya’akov’s trouble continues with the selling of Yosef. Yosef goes down into Egypt and establishes a reputation as an honest worker. Y’hudah experiences his own turn about. Yosef is falsely accused by his masters wife and is imprisoned. Yosef is given the interpretation of two dreams which sets the stage for next weeks reading. Yosef’s saga continues into today through his descendents and their decisions with all their consequences. They are waiting…
The Covenant: Torah & Grace | Taking the instruction, being patient, and waiting for the right time to use it. Grace, aka favor, comes in spite of jumping to the wrong conclusion. Consequences do not go away. Trust involves patience, waiting for what you know you have been promised. The Good News is the inheritance never changes. Circumcision is believing in the inheritance. Choosing the way we practice business determines how we are judged as with the Canaanites and Sodom & Gomorrah.
The Covenant: Do Ewe Know The Instructions | What is my personal sin offering? What is Isra’el’s Communal sin offering? Why is the Pesach/Passover Lamb is not a sin offering? A Very Special Toda Rabbah to Ian & Nava Michaels
The Covenant: Fishing For Sheep | The olive tree is Isra’el and if you are grafted in then you are Isra’el and you have to comply with all the same criteria. The Renewed Covenant is with the house of Isra’el and the house of Y’hudah, not with gentiles. If you want to be part of this you have to join in the same covenant. The fish are not what most people think they are. A Very Special Toda Rabbah to Ian & Nava Michaels
The Covenant: What Do Ewe Have To Offer | What about my personal sin? What did the Kinsman Redeemer Do? What does an offering have to do with LOVE? What is important about the First Born? A Very Special Toda Rabbah to Ian & Nava Michaels
The Covenant: Crisis Of Time | Who is the Creator of ALL THINGS, do you REALLY know? How important are the 70? Are we functioning under the proper authority? How much material was written on the Tablets? If we are not hearing Moshe read every Shabat, why are we even meeting? A Very Special Toda Rabbah to Ian & Nava Michaels
The Covenant: The Signs | The purpose of Shabbat pertaining to the Covenant. If you are in the vine or olive tree, why do you think you don’t have any responsibility. If you don’t know the truth, how can it set you free. Have you gone to the trouble to find the truth?