Tag Archives: Genesis

New Creation Interview on the Returning to Eden Show

The last two weeks, I sat down with my friend Jeff Morton from the radio show Returning to Eden and we discussed my trip to teach at the Shavuot conference in the Netherlands and about the subject I've been covering a lot lately, New Creation. In Messiah, we are a "new creation." What does that mean? Dig in deep with us …

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Vayishlach – Echoes Through Scriptures

Torah Portion Vayishlach Genesis 32:3 - 36:43 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 Vayishlach, we will look at the connections between Jacob return from exile and …

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VaYigash – That We May Live and Not Die

Parashah VaYigash That We May Live and Not Die... Genesis 44:18 - 47:27 The seven-year famine has struck and it is just as severe as Joseph foretold, people are unable to grow crops and have become afraid that they will soon die of starvation. For those of us living in developed countries, it is hard to imagine such a condition and what …

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Haftarah Toldot

Torah Portion Toldot Genesis 25:19 - 28:9 Malachi 1:1 - 2:7   Shalom! This is the sixth portion in the Haftarah cycle where we will be discussing Malachi's admonition to the priesthood for dishonoring God through bringing stolen and imperfect sacrifices.  This year we will be spending approximately one hour on each of the Haftarah portions and investigating them from …

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Haftarah Chayei Sarah

Torah Portion Chayei Sarah Genesis 23:1 - 25:18 1 Kings 1:1-31   Shalom! This is the fifth portion in the Haftarah cycle where we will be discussing the rebellion of Adonijah against his father David and his brother Solomon.  This year we will be spending approximately one hour on each of the Haftarah portions and investigating them from their historical …

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It is NOT Good… – Live

In this teaching, we revisit Genesis 2 and 3 and examine what exactly the role of a man and woman are in the relationship as well as many helpful lessons on how to have a blissful marriage or to restore a broken marriage. This teaching was recorded at Tabernacle of David, Burnsville MN.  

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Haftarah Vayera

Torah Portion Vayera Genesis 18:1 - 22:24 2 Kings 4:1-37   Shalom! This is the fourth portion in the Haftarah cycle where we will be discussing the miracle of the oil and the miracle of resurrection done through the prophet Elisha.  This year we will be spending approximately one hour on each of the Haftarah portions and investigating them from …

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Haftarah Lech Lecha

Torah Portion Lech Lecha Genesis 12:1 - 17:27 Isaiah 40:27 - 41:16   Shalom! This is the third portion in the Haftarah cycle where we will continue on in the book of Isaiah.  This year we will be spending approximately one hour on each of the Haftarah portions and investigating them from their historical setting and their ancient Near Eastern …

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Bereshit – Order & Chaos

Shalom! Welcome to the Culture of Torah series.  Each week I will be addressing certain cultural issues in that week's Torah portion.  My intent is to have the whole cycle compiled by the end of the year and then turn this into a printed book!  I pray that you enjoy. (PDF coming soon) Parashah Bereshiyt Order & Chaos Genesis 1:1 …

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