Tag Archives: honor and shame

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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VaYishlach – The Politics of Sex

Parashah VaYishlach The Politics of Sex Genesis 32:3 - 36:43 The story of Dinah's rape is one that arouses passion in us. A young, innocent woman goes out to spend a day with some other girls and ends up being violently raped. Then, instead of defending her, her father is silent and it is up to her two older brothers to …

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Haftarah VaYishlach

Torah Portion VaYishlach Genesis 32:3 - 36:43 Obadiah 1:1-21   Shalom! This is the eighth portion in the Haftarah cycle where we will be discussing Obadiah's prophecies against Edom.  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 context as well as …

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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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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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Gospel of the Suffering Servant – Complete Series

Isaiah 53 is one of the most important prophecies in the Hebrew Bible for followers of Yeshua and has been the subject of countless debates between followers of Yeshua and those in the system of Judaism. Many of the debates have focused entirely around the identity of the suffering servant and whether or not this passage details the death and …

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Marriage on the Rocks (Live Teaching)

A huge problem facing the Messianic/Hebrew Roots movement is marriage troubles and divorce. In this teaching, we will use the principles of the honor & shame culture of the Scriptures in order to better understand what causes strife in relationships and how we can use honor status reversals to repair and enhance our marriages. My normal audio source failed to …

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First Century World: Honor and Shame Part 2

In the fourth part of this series, we will continuing looking into the honor and shame based culture to understand the context of Yeshua's interactions with the Sadducees, Pharisees, and "Scribes". This will also give us insight into what Paul was combating in his letters and why Yeshua was crucified instead of simply being put to death silently. Please also …

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