Tag Archives: Honor

Haftarah Re’eh

Torah Portion Re'eh Deuteronomy 11:26 - 16:17 Isaiah 54:11 - 55:5 Shalom! This week we begin the third of seven Haftarahs of consolation in the latter part of Isaiah which focus upon comforting the exiles returning from Babylon. This year we will be spending approximately one hour on each of the Haftarah portions and investigating them from their historical setting …

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Haftarah Ekev

Torah Portion Ekev Deuteronomy 7:12 - 11:25 Isaiah 49:14 - 51:3 Shalom! This week we begin the second of seven Haftarahs of consolation in the latter part of Isaiah which focus upon comforting the exiles returning from Babylon. This year we will be spending approximately one hour on each of the Haftarah portions and investigating them from their historical setting …

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Restoring Honor & Removing Shame According to the Temple Service (Complete)

Many people consider Leviticus to be a book of rituals that no longer carry any meaning, however Leviticus does not actually contain enough information to perform even one of these rituals. In reality, the rituals and Temple service were given as a means of preserving the values and principles that were designed by YHVH Himself to allow us to draw …

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Haftarah Tetsaveh

Torah Portion Tetsaveh Exodus 27:20 - 30:10 Ezekiel 43:10-27 Shalom! This is the twentieth portion in the Haftarah cycle where we will be discussing Ezekiel's Temple and its significance for the coming of Messiah Yeshua.  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 …

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Psalms 1-2: The Psalms as Torah

The Psalms as Torah Psalms 1 & 2   Welcome!!! This is the first of the series where we will be investigating each psalm in light of the Torah, honor and shame, justice & righteousness, and analyzing the genre of each psalm and its relationship to the surrounding psalms. I would challenge each of you to read the psalms which …

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B’Shalach – Death and Honor

Parashah B'Shalach Death and Honor Exodus 13:17 - 17:16 And I will strengthen the resolve of Pharaoh so that he will chase after them, and thus I will be gain honor through [the destruction of] Pharaoh and all his mighty army, and the Egyptians will know that I am YHWH[1]. YHWH goads and entices Pharaoh, playing off of Pharaoh’s pride. Rather than …

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Haftarah Miketz

Torah Portion Miketz Genesis 41:1 - 44:17 1 Kings 3:15 - 4:1   Shalom! This is the tenth portion in the Haftarah cycle where we will be discussing the dream of Solomon receiving wisdom and his exemplary judgment between the two prostitutes who both claim the same baby as their son.  This year we will be spending approximately one hour …

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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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ARTICLE: Your Husband is Your Maker

Read it on PDF “[The] Biblical texts invoke a paradigm in which honor was a value reciprocally bestowed by each party, in contrast with the neighboring cultures of the ancient Near East that saw a man in relation to the divine in various paradigms in which honor is bestowed unilaterally by inferior to superior.  Biblical writings, however, invoke an additional …

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