Tag Archives: Justice

Miketz – And Justice For All…

Parashah Miketz And Justice For All... Genesis 41:1 - 44:17   The life of Joseph is widely recognized as a shadow picture of Messiah by both Christianity and Judaism[1]. Yet often interpreters tend to take their theology of Yeshua developed from their studies of the Apostolic writings[2] and apply them backwards on the stories in the Hebrew Bible[3]. The problem is that …

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Didache: First Century Discipleship Part 1 (Live Teaching)

The Didache is one of the most important extra-biblical documents there are for believers in Yeshua.  Didache is the Greek word for 'teaching' or 'training' and it was written as a manual for converts from pagan Greco-Roman background (and possibly Hellenistic Jews) into the Israelite community of believers in Yeshua.  The document was written between 50 - 100AD, which means …

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Part 2 – Weightier Matters of Torah (Live)

In this follow up to the Weightier Matters of Torah, we discussed the Biblical definition of the word most often translated as "righteousness/righteous" and show how its original concrete meaning is somewhat different from what it has come to mean today in the system of Christianity. Afterwards, we delve into the concepts of retributive justice vs. restorative justice and begin …

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Weightier Matters of Torah (Live Teaching)

Yeshua teaches in Matthew 23:23 that the "weightier matters" of Torah are "justice, mercy, and faith".  Have you ever wondered what exactly that means?  Where is this found in the Torah?  How do we practice these matters?  Why are these things more important than the specifics of keeping other commandments? In this first part to the series on defining the …

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