Tag Archives: Covenant

Lech Lecha – Echoes Through Scriptures

Torah Portion Lech Lecha Genesis 12:1 - 17:27 This year we will be going through the Torah portion cycle looking for themes which occur in each Torah portion that recurs throughout the rest of Scripture with a special focus on connecting them to the Apostolic Writings (New Testament). In Lech Lecha, we will see a continuation of the creation theme, but now …

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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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Haftarah Mishpatim

Torah Portion Mishpatim Exodus 21:1 - 24:18 Jeremiah 34:8-22, 33:25-26   Shalom! This is the eighteenth portion in the Haftarah cycle where we will be discussing the establishing of justice and righteousness by means of covenant, oath, and blood ratification and the implications for going back on one's oath to YHWH.  This year we will be spending approximately one hour …

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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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Introduction to Kingdom Covenants

In this teaching we will be introducing some of the concepts associated with the ancient Near East and how connections made between recently discovered archaeological evidence and the Scriptures we know and love.  The recent research that has been done by many scholars has opened the door for us to understand many parts of Scripture that were previously hard to …

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Marriage as a Covenant Series

Marriage as a covenant is a 4 part teaching series that begins by learning about what it means to be in a covenantal marriage.  Next is an exegetical analysis of Genesis 2 and 3 showing how the Hebrew text contains hints on how to have the perfect marriage and how to restore a broken marriage.  Part 3 we will look …

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