Tag Archives: Covenant

The Land Grant in Scriptures

The land grant to Abraham in Genesis is one of the most important aspects of the covenant and yet it is also one of the most misunderstood aspects. In this teaching we look at the ancient Near Eastern practice of the Royal Land Grant and how it helps us understand the covenant with Abraham better. We will also look at …

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Passover Teaching – Live

Have you ever considered how serious keeping the Passover meal is? Have you ever wondered what the true function of the blood was in its original context? In this teaching we will look at Exodus 12:13-28 according to the triennial Torah cycle in its original context. This teaching was recorded at Tabernacle of David, Burnsville MN. Video 1: Video 2:

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Yitro – The Grace of Torah

Parashah Yitro The Grace of Torah Exodus 18:1 - 20:26 When people in today's culture talk about religious law, there is often an accompanying sense of apprehension. We've been freed from the Law right? How could ancient Israelite laws carry any significance for today's new and improved believer. We are no longer under the burden of the Law but under grace; law …

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Toldot – Deception and Protection

Parashah Toldot Deception and Protection Genesis 25:19 - 28:9 This week's Torah portion relates the story about the birth of Jacob and Esau and the struggle for the primary position within the household.  Yet right in the middle of this narrative is inserted a chapter that does not focus at all on these two sons but instead tells of a famine in …

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Lech Lecha – Conditionally Unconditional

Parashah Lech Lecha Conditionally Unconditional Genesis 12:1 - 17:27 And I will bless you and cause your reputation to be mighty so that you can be a blessing.  Thus I will cause favorable blessing upon those who show you favor but the one who shames[1] you I will bind with a curse (Gen 12:2b-3a). In this Torah portion, we begin to read the …

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