Torah portions

  • Ha’azinu (Audio Portion)Ha'azinu (Audio Portion)

    Ha’azinu means “give your ears” or “listen.”  It is the opening stanza of Moshe’s last song that he spoke of at the end of the previous portion.  Although the language is poetic, the graphic imagery is meant for easy remembrance and its warnings are definitely LITERAL.  There is no other poetry done as well in Tanakh except perhaps Job 38-42.

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  • 2020 Yom Kippur Special (Audio Portion)2020 Yom Kippur Special (Audio Portion)

    It’s the holiest day of the entire year and yet this is so much more than just fasting. It’s about reformation, repentance, and even the return of Yeshua the Messiah. Explore the connections across the full breadth of Scripture in this special nearly 2 1/2 hour program and have a good fast!

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  • Vayelech (Audio Portion)Vayelech (Audio Portion)

    Vayelech means, “and he went out/walked” referring of course to Moshe. The portion begins in a time of transition, where Joshua is brought forward as the next leader and final instructions to Israel are given. The portion ends with Moshe recording the words to a song, but those words are not given until the following portion, Ha’azinu.

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  • 2020 Yom Teruah Special (Audio Portion)2020 Yom Teruah Special (Audio Portion)

    Enjoy the 2020 Yom Teruah Special, from the heart of teh Torah to the end of Revelation, Yom Teruah is a feast like no other. Our theme throughout: resetting cycles of time for new beginnings and setting up our prophetic future for Yeshua the Messiah’s return!

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  • Nitzavim (Audio Portion)Nitzavim (Audio Portion)

    Nitzavim means “you stand” and it begins with more warnings for the price of disobedience. This is literally the beginning of the end of Israelite wandering and Moshe’s own life, so it is critical that every opportunity be taken to explain Israel’s responsibilities to them. This is an abnormally short portion.

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  • Ki Tavo (Audio Portion)Ki Tavo (Audio Portion)

    Ki Tavo means “when you enter” and begins with a variety of agricultural regulations that take effect once Israel has entered Canaan. Other regulations, such as that of tithing, are further instituted in the 26th chapter. 26 also contains a veiled rebuke from Moshe to the previous generation as he points out how good the land was, just as Abba YHWH commanded but this was not accepted as fact by Israel. As 27 opens, the Israelites will then hurl blessings from Mount Gerizim and curses from Ebal, as we spoke at length about earlier. The curses are, for the most …

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  • Ki Teze (Audio Portion)Ki Teze (Audio Portion)

    Ki Teze means “when you go out” as in terms of when Israel confronts her enemies on the battle field. One main war regulation is given at the start, and that is what to do with a woman taken captive from the nations that a Jewish man wants to make a wife. From there other requirements about marriage under other circumstances follow that have nothing to do with war. Many other marital and purity regulations follow for the remainder of this portion.

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  • Shoftim (Audio Portion)Shoftim (Audio Portion)

    Shoftim means “judges” and Deuteronomy 16:18 begins with the command to appoint them. The Torah had suggested that these courts had to be established to resolve general disputes (Exodus 21:22, 22:8) but only here do we find the specific command to set these courts up in every city, probably because prior to this time they were not close to being settled in the land. Other warnings to kill idolaters in their midst follow along the lines of Deuteronomy 13 but lacking the provision that they do so even if predicted signs and wonders come true from the idolater’s mouth. Still …

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  • Re’eh (Audio Portion)Re'eh (Audio Portion)

    Re’eh means “see,” and it begins with that great summary of the covenant: I set aside two ways for you, blessing and cursing, life and death. Shortly afterwards, a number of regulations about the place for Abba YHWH’s Name—Jerusalem though no one other than Abba YHWH knows that yet—are given. Some kosher regulations are restated or clarified and the law of the shemittah is given and explained. The portion wraps up with a restatement of the Hebrew festivals.

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  • Ekev (Audio Portion)Ekev (Audio Portion)

    “Ekev” means “because” or “if only”. Following the theme of last week’s parsha of Va’etchanan, Moshe continues his urgent pleas to this current generation to realize that they are honor-bound to continue in the covenant originally granted to their fathers and that they, in a limited sense, share blame with their fathers for what went wrong.
    However, the positive side is also great in that they, unlike their fathers can inherit the Promised Land “if only” they obey and repent!
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  • Va’etchanan (Audio Portion)Va'etchanan (Audio Portion)

    Va’etchanan means “and I pleaded” or “and I asked for favor/mercy”. This is Moshe pleading with Abba YHWH one last time to ask to be allowed to enter into the Promised Land. Abba YHWH though utterly refuses and says, “Speak to Me no more on this matter”! After an extensive prologue in chapter 4, the Ten Commandments are re-stated in chapter 5 and the foundational Shema prayer of course is the highlight of the Tanakh as well as chapter 6! The remainder of the portion is concerned with reinforcing obedience as the way to a better life.

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  • Devarim (Audio Portion)Devarim (Audio Portion)

    Devarim means “the words” and as the book opens we enter the last day of Moshe’s life. Moshe begins the book by recapping the details of the last 40 years. The portion ends with Moshe reminding Israel of the times that Abba YHWH fought for them. Now that the evil generation is gone, the time has come to strengthen their children by having them know that Abba YHWH is with them as they enter Canaan.

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  • Masei (Audiio Portion)Masei (Audiio Portion)

    Masei means “the journeys,” and the entire 33rd chapter is devoted to the list of the 42 places the Israelites stopped at along the way to Canaan. The rest of the portion concerns detailed rules about what the land’s borders will be, which tribe gets what and general rules on inheritance. There is a sequel at the end of the portion where the daughters of Tzelophehad are told they must marry within their tribe to inherit. If they marry outside they do not get their inheritance.

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  • MatotMatot

    Matot means “the tribes”, but also has very interesting secondary meanings of “staff, scepter, rod, branch,” all of which seem relevant here. The portion opens with a discussion on the need to fulfill valid oaths to Abba YHWH to the letter-valid meaning that the oath is not contradictory to Abba YHWH’s laws or pronouncements. Various examples and applications of this principle follow.
    Then it is time to actually go to war against Midian. It is interesting that the previous portion had Israel get ready for this mentally, by totally changing their attitude and then Abba YHWH says, “Now is the time.” …

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  • Pinchus (Audio Portion)Pinchus (Audio Portion)

    Pinchus refers to the man whose righteous example of purging evil from Israel’s ranks moved Abba YHWH to stop a plague that would have otherwise destroyed all Israel. More than that, the portion starts with Pinchus getting a particularly high honor from Abba YHWH, the covenant of peace that rests on him alone and ensures his progeny the high priesthood.
    But with the population of Israel decimated by the plague, a new census had to be done in chapter 26. When that counting was concluded, Moshe is then given a very interesting issue to deliberate on: Should women be allowed to …

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  • Balak (Audio Portion)Balak (Audio Portion)

    Balak refers to the man, Balak of Zippor, who was the king of Moab and a dedicated enemy of Israel. When Balak then hears of a man named Balaam who can predict the future and cast curses, he hires him to curse Israel. However, Balaam can truly hear Abba YHWH’s Will and Abba YHWH tells him plainly that he can’t curse Israel. On three occasions the king of Moab wants a curse against Israel but only gets blessings for them instead. And then Balaam gives a fourth blessing on his way out—one for the proverbial road as it were.
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  • Chukkat (Audio Portion)Chukkat (Audio Portion)

    Chukkat” means “statute” and the portion opens with the requirements of the famous red heifer, that perfect red young cow that is so sacred, nothing else will do to inaugurate the entire sacrificial infrastructure. Not surprisingly then, the requirements for finding and then preparing for such a massively important sacrifice are detailed and intricate. Other purity laws follow after which we are confronted with the sad news of Moshe’s sister Miriam dying. Ironically, instead of Moshe getting compassion from the Israelites on this occasion they immediately rise up in rebellion against him once more!
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  • Korah (Audio Portion)Korah (Audio Portion)

    “Korah” refers to the man of the same name who was responsible for mounting a rebellion against Moshe. There are many unique aspects to this act of rebellion, such as it being led by a Levite and a confederation of other leaders and that Moshe and Aaron are on the same side against them. We also have touches of foreshadowing of Eliyahu’s later contest against the prophets of Baal. The results of this rebellion are among the most graphic of disasters depicted in Tanakh. Because the very fabric of the priesthood was threatened, the stakes for the right side surviving …

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  • Shelach Lecha (Audio Portion)Shelach Lecha (Audio Portion)

    “Shelach Lecha” means “send out for yourself”, referring to the spies that Moshe will send into Canaan to do a little “reconnaissance” on the strategic strengths of the various peoples living in Canaan. When the spies let their fear get the better of them and bring back an evil report, Abba YHWH officially enacts punishment that they will spend an additional 40 years wandering in the wilderness, or a total of 42 years from the time they left Egypt. However Caleb and Joshua prove themselves to be the voices of righteousness and will not give into fear.
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  • Naso (Audio Portion)Naso (Audio Portion)

    “Naso” means “take”, as in “you will take an accounting of Israel” or a census. This portion begins with the census on the Gershonites and details all their prescribed duties in ministering to the Tabernacle. This is followed by the bitter waters test for an adulterous woman in Numbers 5 and other instructions for the sons of Aaron, culminating with the Blessing of the Priests in chapter 6. The 7th and last chapter in the portion details the contributions for the Tabernacle made by each tribal leader.

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  • Bamidbar (Audio Portion)Bamidbar (Audio Portion)

    “BaMidbar” means “in the wilderness” and it begins with a census being taken of the nation, particularly of men 20 years and older who are able to serve in combat. The total comes to 603,550 excepting Levites who cannot be counted for this purpose. After this more details are given for how the Levites are to maintain the Tabernacle as well as their own purity.

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  • Be’Chukkotai (Audio Portion)Be'Chukkotai (Audio Portion)

    “BeChukkotai” means “by/through My statutes”, referring to Abba YHWH’s judgments being “walked in” or followed. There is a distinction made between “laws” and “statutes” and “commandments” which we will look into later. This portion though goes beyond just listing a bunch of rules; rather it deals with the rewards for obedience and punishments for disobedience. Most striking of these enactments is the prediction in 26:34-35, where Israel is warned they will be vomited out of the land if they fail to keep the Land Sabbath. The 27th chapter has extensive details on the monetary values of making an oath of …

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  • BaHar (Audio Portion)BaHar (Audio Portion)

    “BaHar” means at the mountain, from which Abba YHWH gives this series of instructions. It concerns itself with the intricate Jubilee and Land Sabbath rules, which I will be discussing from Torah and giving my take on them in the Eternal Torah Calendar system.

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  • Emor (Audio Portion)Emor (Audio Portion)

    “Emor” means “he said” and it is heavily concerned with purity regulations, but it then shifts into a bigger picture with restoring and re stating the sacred year. Abba YHWH does this to show the Israelites to know they renew their covenant by following His instructions, so He repeats these rules to reassure Israel their covenant continues.

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  • Aharei Mot-Kedoshim (Audio Portion)Aharei Mot-Kedoshim (Audio Portion)

    “Aharei Mot” means “after the death”, referring to the demise of Aaron’s sons Nadab and Abihu who offered fire in a way not sanctioned by Abba YHWH. The portion begins with the purification measures that Aaron and his remaining sons need to go through to rectify the evil that was done in Abba YHWH’s sight. Once done, additional purity regulations are given on how native Israelites are to slaughter and handle blood. Abba YHWH then opens the last chapter in this portion by reminding Israel that they are not to do the practices of the peoples either from where they …

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  • Metzora (Audio Portion)Metzora  (Audio Portion)

    “Metzora” or more precisely “Ha Metzora,” means “The Leper,” and the portion concerns primarily how a leper gets pronounced clean by the priests, how he demonstrates he has been cleansed from the disease. The previous Torah portion (Tazria) concerned states of impurity and isolation for women who have just given birth and lepers. This portion deals with how to get the lepers clean again. It then takes an interesting turn to discuss what happens when a whole house becomes unclean before ending with other purity rules for men and women.

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  • Tazria (Audio Portion)Tazria (Audio Portion)

    Tazria means “to bring seed, give birth.” It begins with the “niddah” rules, or how a woman is unclean for a certain period after giving birth. The rest of the portion then deals with how lepers are to be isolated and ultimately pronounced clean by the priests before being allowed to rejoin Israel.

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  • Shemini (Audio Portion)Shemini (Audio Portion)

    Shemini means “on the 8th day” deals with the end of the priests’ consecration period. After this, they can then make expiation for all of Israel. Unfortunately however, two of Aaron’s sons pay the ultimate price for not ministering properly to the people. The portion then ends with the “kosher list” of what can and cannot be eaten, a perfect segue into our Renewed Covenant reading which also discusses kosher food.

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  • Tzav (Audio Portion)Tzav (Audio Portion)

    Tzav means “command” as in commanding the sons of Aaron. It is another form of the same root we saw in an earlier parsha “tetzaveh” or “you will command/charge”. This time the focus of the portion is on the priestly responsibilities in preparing sacrifices.

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  • Vayikra and 2020 Purim Special (Audio Portion)Vayikra and 2020 Purim Special (Audio Portion)

    “Vayikra” means “and he called” and seems focused on the details about the various offerings and sacrifices that are needed for and by the priests of Aaron. I say “seems focused” because there are a lot of deep spiritual realities laying beneath the surface when we delve into the meanings of these rituals. The 2020 Purim Special follows Video #3! Enjoy!

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  • Pekudei (Audio Portion)Pekudei (Audio Portion)

    “Pekudei” means “these are the records/expenses” and the portion opens with giving the pricing values for the materials that will be used in the Tabernacle. Many exacting physical (and spiritual) details are given for all the wondrous objects and the Tabernacle. But after all these long lists (from this portion and the previous ones) we finally get to the “payoff” in lovely chapter 40. It is in chapter 40—the last of Exodus—that time literally begins again as the priests begin their official service for Israel.

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  • Vayachel (Audio Portion)Vayachel (Audio Portion)

    “Vayachel” means “and he assembled”. The verb is derived from KAHAL, Hebrew for “assembly, congregation”. After a brief sermon on the importance of Shabbat, Moshe then gets the Israelites to work on the manifold details of building the Tabernacle and related furniture and objects.

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  • Ki Tissa (Audio Portion)Ki Tissa (Audio Portion)

    “Ki-Tissa” means “you will take”, referring to what Israel is to do when it takes a census of all the people. Most censuses in the ancient world are used for the purposes of taxation. This census is no different, except the “tax” is not for an emperor, but for YHWH’s Tabernacle. This “innocent” start though is misleading as it will then progress from those details to the construction of the Ark of the Covenant, only to culminate in disaster when Israel worships the golden calf. In a sense it parallels the pattern we saw with Yitro, except instead of preparation …

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  • Tetzaveh (Audio Portion)Tetzaveh (Audio Portion)

    “Tetzaveh” means “you will charge/command,” which opens with requirements for worship that are so important that failure to comply is simply not an option. If these needs are not met, nothing good will ever come about from that nation of Israel. We then get a lot of details about the designs of the priestly garments (ch. 28) and how the priests themselves are to be consecrated (ch. 29). The remaining 11 lines in ch. 30 concern instructions for building the altar.

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  • Terumah (Audio Portion)Terumah (Audio Portion)

    Terumah means “the contributions” concerns a list of the offerings Israel gives to help build the Tabernacle in the wilderness as well as detailed instructions for building the Ark of the Covenant and other “divine furniture”.

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  • Mishpatim (Audio Portion)Mishpatim (Audio Portion)

    “The Judgments” concerns a list of rules and regulations that Abba YHWH is giving to Israel. Generally they involve practical examples from the root commands given at Sinai. However, there is much more going on here than a mere laundry list of obligations. Sandwiched between these rules are some of the most powerful insights that Abba YHWH has ever imparted to man. It’s as if we have to wade through the rules to get to the reward of these insights. Hey, that sounds a lot like life too!

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  • Yitro (Audio Portion)Yitro (Audio Portion)

    It is very significant that this parsha is named “Jethro” and not “The Ten Words” or Commandments that it contains. In a sense the advice that Jethro gives Moshe is just as important as the Ten Commandments because it shows YHWH’s plan.
    First Moshe needs to keep himself from getting exhausted. Then he needs to set the leaders of the nation of Israel on the right course, and encourage discussion between them and the people. And finally, the people need to understand that when Abba YHWH says “Don’t go there or you will die” that He means business! Only then, …

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  • Be’shalach (Audio Portion)Be'shalach (Audio Portion)

    “Be’shalach” means “let go”, and the portion begins with Pharaoh regretting his decision to free the Hebrews, so he musters his chariots in an attempt to bring them all back. Instead however Abba YHWH parts the waters of the Reed Sea and destroys Pharaoh’s army. But even as Israel rejoices, her trials are just beginning. After leaving camp from Elim on the 15th day (proving lunar sabbath wrong), the Israelites complain they don’t have enough meat, Abba YHWH sends a flock of quail and this is the first appearance of the mysterious Manna bread. The portion ends with a …

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  • Bo (Audio Portion)Bo (Audio Portion)

    “Bo” means “go,” and that’s exactly what the Israelites do! After the last three plagues of locusts, darkness and killing the first born of Egypt do their damage; Pharaoh at last relents and lets Israel go. In the stunning aftermath of these events, the Pesach meal is instituted as an eternal memorial.

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  • Va’Era (Audio Portion)Va'Era (Audio Portion)

    Va’Era means “and I appeared”, as in Abba YHWH explaining that He appeared to Abraham, Isaac and Jacob and this thought of course follows from His introduction in Shemot that Moshe is a descendant of these people, “I am the El of your fathers…”. After the initial “Bricks Without Straw” setback which happened last week, Moshe is strengthened to go back to Pharaoh though neither he nor his own people seem willing to do the right thing. Now also the “warning period” is over and Abba YHWH prepares to begin the real battle. After the signs …

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  • Shemot (Audio Portion)Shemot (Audio Portion)

    One epic ends and another begins. Joseph and all the other sons of Jacob are dead. And now, their descendants are in bondage waiting for a deliverer. Enter Moshe. Born a prince of Egypt, explore the real life Egyptian history behind the Torah account. Find out who the main people in Moshe’s life really were and how archaeology sheds light on the world they knew. This is just about as exciting as any parsha gets and it is packed with extras…enjoy!
    Special Bonus My Exodus parody song, “My Name is Yahweh.” This one has been one of my top favorites from …

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  • Vayechi (Audio Portion)Vayechi (Audio Portion)

    Vayechi means “and he lived”, referring to the 17 years Ya’akov would spend in Egypt before dying. The portion begins with Jacob making final arrangements to be buried in Canaan once he dies. Ironically the portion ends with Joseph making those same arrangements, but deferring final relocation until the Exodus. It seems that Joseph’s final vision then was his foretelling the time of Moshe. In between these events, Joseph’s sons Ephraim and Manasseh are introduced to Jacob and in a very ironic twist Jacob does intentionally the same thing his father Isaac was deceived into doing by blessing the younger …

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  • Vayigash (Audio Portion)Vayigash (Audio Portion)

    Vayigash means “and he approached”, referring to Judah approaching Joseph and pleading with him to return Benjamin. After this plea Joseph reveals his true identity and begins reconciling with his brothers. The portion ends with Joseph sending his brothers to fetch Jacob into Egypt and setting up the main foundation pieces for what will become the Exodus.

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  • Mikkets (Audio Portion)Mikkets (Audio Portion)

    Mikkets means “at the end” as in at the end of two years of Joseph’s confinement. When Pharaoh has bad dreams and can’t get any of his seers to interpret them, the wine taster remembers Joseph and tells Pharaoh he can help. After Joseph correctly interprets the dream, he is quickly elevated to the second in command, given an Egyptian priestess for wife and moves forward with his plan for storing grain during the years of plenty. The rest of the portion details the intricate series of comical pranks Joseph plays on his brothers—but to those brothers it is a …

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  • 2019 Hanukkah Special (Audio Portion)2019 Hanukkah Special (Audio Portion)

    Explore the fascinating prophetic roots of Hanukkah, literally from Genesis to Revelation! Enjoy!

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  • Vayeshev and 2019 Hanukkah Special (Audio Portion)Vayeshev and 2019 Hanukkah Special (Audio Portion)

    Vayeshev means “and he dwelled.” This portion opens with the amazing story of Joseph, starting with his being sold into slavery to Midianite traders who in turn sell him in Egypt. The parsha then interrupts the Joseph story with the account of Judah and Tamar, but then resumes talking about Joseph first being tempted by his master’s wife only to have his abstinence backfire and land him in prison. Once there, Joseph’s intellect gets him noticed and he makes prophecies that come true for two prisoners, the baker and the wine taster. The baker is killed but the wine taster …

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  • Vayishlach (Audio Portion)Vayishlach (Audio Portion)

    Vayishlach means “and he sent” and once again the ‘he’ is Jacob sending messengers ahead with gifts in an attempt to reconcile with Esau, and what follows is, bar none, the greatest apology EVER given in Scripture. After that we get the tragic story of Dinah and Shechem where he rapes her and, even though he later wishes to make it right by marrying her, the sons of Israel exact revenge anyway. This is followed by a rather unique wrestling match—in this corner, the cunning man of Canaan, Jacob! And in that corner-uh-Y’shua the Messiah! Guess who wins? …

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  • Vayetze (Audio Portion)Vayetze (Audio Portion)

    Vayetze means “and he departed” the ‘he’ being Jacob heading towards Haran. At Haran Jacob has his famous vision of the heavenly ladder before proceeding to dwell with his uncle Laban. This of course sets up the struggle with Jacob wanting Rachel but being forced to marry Leah as he toils for twenty years. After finally escaping, Jacob finds himself trapped between a deceptive uncle he left behind and a brother who publicly swore to kill him coming towards him with hundreds of armed men.

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  • Toldot (Audio Portion)Toldot (Audio Portion)

    Toldot means “generations” or “family records”, referring to the lineage of Isaac. The troubled sibling rivalry of Jacob and Esau is the focus here. Jacob will eventually steal Esau’s birthright and blessing before running away. But as crafty as Jacob is he will find his uncle Laban even more deceitful and it is Laban who will outmaneuver Jacob for 20 years before Jacob gains advantage again. We also have the third occurrence—this time with Isaac and Abimelech II—of a wife (Rebecca this time) being passed off as a “sister” because a patriarch was afraid for his life. The portion ends …

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  • Chayei Sarah (Audio Portion)Chayei Sarah (Audio Portion)

    Chayei Sarah means “life of Sarah” but ironically it begins with her death! The full meaning actually is “the Life of Sarah WAS”. In the wake of her death, Abraham must find an appropriate place to bury his wife. Ephron the Hittite first offers some land to Abraham for free, but Abraham insists on paying (actually OVERPAYING according to the rabbis) and signing a contract for the land to avoid future strife. Chapter 24 then gives us the beautiful love story between Isaac and Rebecca. It becomes clear that while Isaac himself gets relatively little attention in Torah compared …

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  • Vayera (Audio Portion)Vayera (Audio Portion)

    Vayera means “and appeared,” referencing Abba YHWH appearing to Abraham with two other messengers. The trio brings news that Abraham and Sarah will have a son. Sarah, not believing Abba YHWH, laughs at hearing the pronouncement and then denies she did laugh. This is one reason why their son will be called Yitzkhak, “laughter”. Notable here also is that Abraham serves Abba YHWH and His two messengers milk and meat!
    After this the dark message—the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah—is given. Since Abraham’s nephew Lot has settled there with his family, they must be evacuated from …

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  • Lech Lecha (Audio Portion)Lech Lecha (Audio Portion)

    Lech Lecha means “get yourself out.” It concerns the command Abba YHWH gives Abram to go into Canaan and has a lot of great “action” surrounding that main theme. First, move Abram has a bit of an adventure in Egypt when his wife acquired by Pharaoh because Abram said she was his sister! Then Abram had to do some intricate planning to get ahead of a potential family dispute between himself and his nephew Lot. After that a whole bunch of kings go to war around Abram and closer to home Abram is given the second most difficult …

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  • Noach (Audio Portion)Noach (Audio Portion)

    Noach refers to Noah, a righteous man whose name means “comfort” or “peace”. Abba YHWH tells Noah He is about to flood all of humanity out of existence except for himself, his wife, their three sons and three daughters in law. After the Flood, humanity tries to start over but there is still great evil about as Nimrod becomes a great and powerful leader and those (perhaps) under his influence attempt to build a tower to rival heaven, forcing Abba YHWH to confuse human language ever since. The genealogy brings us to the time of Abraham, thus setting up the …

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  • Bereshit (Audio Portion)Bereshit (Audio Portion)

    Bereshit means “in the beginning” of course. We start with the six days of creation with Abba YHWH resting on the Shabbat day. After their expulsion from paradise, Adam and Eve have two sons, Cain and Abel and of course the former kills the latter. Afterwards, Cain flees Abba YHWH’s presence, first to Nod and then he goes build a city. As the human race begins to spread throughout the earth, the first ten generations are recounted and the life of righteous Noah is introduced.

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  • Ha’azinu Ve-Zot Ha-Baracha (Audio Portion)Ha'azinu Ve-Zot Ha-Baracha (Audio Portion)

    FROM OUR SUKKAH TO YOURS–CHAG SAMEYACH!

    It’s the last two parshas of the year before recycling back to Genesis, but this last installment is packed and getting us ready to recycle once more. We have special Sukkot readings and features that keep the feast going a little longer and other features that set us up to begin the Torah all over again, Enjoy!

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  • 2019 Sukkot Special (Audio Version)2019 Sukkot Special (Audio Version)

    From the deep foreshadowings of Genesis to the heart of Revelation and straight on to our apocalyptic future, see how Sukkot looms large over all things scriptural! With deep and penetrating bonus features on the entire history of this greatest of all feasts, explore the connections that show us exactly when Messiah was born and may very well point to when he is coming back. It’s the greatest feast special of them all, so don’t miss it!

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  • 2019 Yom Kippur Special (Audio Portion)2019 Yom Kippur Special (Audio Portion)

    It the best known and least known part of feast season. A time of fasting so one can stay alive in the new year is also said to be the most joyous time of them all. A feast clearly inaugurated by Moshe has foreshadowing all the way back to the Flood and forwards to Yeshua, Paul and even Yochanan, among the last things that apostle writes on the island of Patmos. Suppressed by some but embraced as part of our prophetic future by the remnant, enter the mystery of the this great fast, where nothing is as it seems.

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  • Nitzavim-Vayelech with Shabbat Shuvah readings (Audio Portion)Nitzavim-Vayelech with Shabbat Shuvah readings (Audio Portion)

    Nitzavim means “you stand” and it begins with more warnings for the price of disobedience. This is literally the beginning of the end of Israelite wandering and Moshe’s own life, so it is critical that every opportunity be taken to explain Israel’s responsibilities to them. This is an abnormally short portion.
    Vayelech means, “and he went out/walked” referring of course to Moshe. The portion begins in a time of transition, where Joshua is brought forward as the next leader and final instructions to Israel are given. The portion ends with Moshe recording the words to a song, but those words are …

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  • Ki Tavo (Audio Portion)Ki Tavo (Audio Portion)

    Now that the Israelites are once again poised to enter the Promised Land for the first time in forty years, it’s time for a crash course, both literally and figuratively, as Moshe lays the life and death stakes on the line for 2 million people. After making a veiled rebuke to the previous generation, a massive dramatization of what Father Yah’s blessings and curses look like takes two mountains and twelve leaders to do justice. This is followed by the massive catalog of blessings and curses–and the latter greatly outnumber the former–that is chapter 28 and after all that negativity …

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  • 2019 Yom Teruah Special (Audio Portion)2019 Yom Teruah Special (Audio Portion)

    Chag Sameyach! Rejoice for the Feast Season if finally here! Kick it off with us with the 2019 Yom Teruah Special. Go deep into the stunning variety of names for this time (Day of Concealment, Day of Judgment being just two). What is the relationship between the Torah -mandated Yom Teruah and the modern Rosh Hashanna and how does this precious seventh new moon wind its way from the Torah to Revelation? Find out as special calendar teachings (see Video #2) and deep linguistic and historical analysis take us deeper into the his Appointed Time than ever before. Enjoy and …

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  • Ki Teze (Audio Portion)Ki Teze (Audio Portion)

    Ki Teze means “when you go out” as in terms of when Israel confronts her enemies on the battlefield. One main war regulation is given at the start, and that is what to do with a woman taken captive from the nations that a Jewish man wants to make a wife. From there other requirements about marriage under other circumstances follow that have nothing to do with war. Many other marital and purity regulations follow for the remainder of this portion.

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  • Shoftim (Audio Portion)Shoftim (Audio Portion)

    Shoftim means “judges” and Deuteronomy 16:18 begins with the command to appoint them. The Torah had suggested that these courts had to be established to resolve general disputes (Exodus 21:22, 22:8) but only here do we find the specific command to set these courts up in every city, probably because prior to this time they were not close to being settled in the land. Other warnings to kill idolaters in their midst follow along the lines of Deuteronomy 13 but lacking the provision that they do so even if predicted signs and wonders come true from the idolater’s mouth. Still …

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  • Re’eh (Audio Portion)Re'eh (Audio Portion)

    Re’eh means “see”, and it begins with that great summary of the covenant…I set aside two ways for you, blessing and cursing, life and death. Shortly afterwards, a number of regulations about the place for Abba YHWH’s Name—Jerusalem though no one other than Abba YHWH knows that yet—are given. Some kosher regulations are restated or clarified and the law of the shemittah is given and explained. The portion wraps up with a restatement of the Hebrew festivals.

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  • Ekev (Audio Portion)Ekev (Audio Portion)

    Welcome to a single parsha that is so massive, I need TWO mp3 files to give you the whole audio this week. There is just so much going on in Ekev (Deuteronomy 7:12-11:25), not just intricate issues regarding halacha but deep emotional and personal realities that hit Moshe like never before this week. We also have a very important bonus teaching on my most recent calendar breakthrough—on the rabbinic and Christian side–but only when the rules for the Eternal Torah Calendar are followed. And there is also a very special and robust Member Q&A with a single question about a …

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  • Va’etchanan (Audio Portion)Va'etchanan (Audio Portion)

    One of the three last speeches Moshe will give before he dies ends while a second one begins. The “Farewell Tour” keeps rolling forward with Ten Commandments 2.0: The Next Generation, the giving of the Shema Prayer along with many other commandments to make sure “you will prolong your days and prosper and long remain in the land Yahweh your Elohim is giving you.”

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  • Devarim (Audio Portion)Devarim (Audio Portion)

    Enter the last day of Moshe’s life, where the lives of 2 million people literally hang in the balance by every word he says! It doesn’t get more urgent this!

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  • Matot-Masei (Audio Portion)Matot-Masei (Audio Portion)

    It’s time for a 40 year recap. As we prepare to enter the last day of Moshe’s life, also known as Deuteronomy, Moshe is taking stock, literally, as his fourth book draws to a close. Legal cases are wrapped up and Moshe’s status with Father YHWH is confirmed as Moshe must face the twin challenges of marshaling for war and preparing for his own death. He also faces yet another quiet rebellion but one no less dangerous as two tribes ask to settle east of the Jordan before there brothers complete the war with Midian to enter the Jordan on …

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  • Phinehas (Audio Portion)Phinehas (Audio Portion)

    Pinchus refers to the man whose righteous example of purging evil from Israel’s ranks moved Abba YHWH to stop a plague that would have otherwise destroyed all Israel. More than that, the portion starts with Pinchus getting a particularly high honor from Abba YHWH, the covenant of peace that rests on him alone and ensures his progeny the high priesthood.But with the population of Israel decimated by the plague, a new census had to be done in chapter 26. When that counting was concluded, Moshe is then given a very interesting issue to deliberate on: Should women be allowed to …

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  • Balak (Audio Portion)Balak (Audio Portion)

    A female donkey proves herself more righteous than the prophet Father Yah sent on a special mission. It’s not some kind of sit-com nor is is it a weird off-Broadway play. It’s our parsha this week, Balak, and there is so much more going on that just having that special beast of burden,. It is also the story of a king who, fearing he cannot destroy Israel militarily, engages in spiritual warfare that hilariously backfires, but those laughs don’t last as that same king will find a far more deadly weapon–a bunch of party ladies–that proves far more deadly than …

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  • Chukkat (Audio Portion)Chukkat (Audio Portion)

    This is a parsha with a stark study in contrasts. Here the red heifer instructions are given though they had clearly been in place previously and well understood, and it is in this parsha also that both Miriam and Aaron die. The other significant part of Chukkat is that within an instant of time in terms of the text, 38 years are skipped and we go from being at the start of the wilderness journey to almost its end. Here also Moshe makes his last tragic error–the one that directly guarantees he will not live to enter into the Promised …

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  • Korach (Audio Portion)Korach (Audio Portion)

    SHOWDOWN! In this corner, Moshe, Yehoshua, Caleb and Aaron, while in the other corner, the “away team” of Korah, Dathan, Abiram, along with a bunch more leaders and the people they lead. In short, pretty much everyone else is in rebellion or knows someone who is. When it’s over nearly 15,000 are dead and it could have been a lot worse. This three-in-one rebellion nearly brought the entire nation of Israel to destruction, and all because one small argument among siblings got overheard. If you want to see how tough a job can be that gets really “in the pits” …

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  • We are literally in the calm before the storm, between the end of one rebellion and the commencement of a much worse one on the immediate horizon. Moshe’s challenges ramp up this week as he does not realize that even though Father Yah commands him to send out spies, it’s a test that he fails. It is in essence the lapse in judgement that leads to the tragedy of Korah next week. Also enjoy a very special member Q&A on the Sacred Name and a very revealing Torah Thought…Nehemiah and the Jubilee!

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  • Be’halotekha (Audio Portion)Be'halotekha (Audio Portion)

    What happens when Father Yah deliberately withholds information to see if Israel will care about resolving a contradiction? What happens when, after all that time at Mount Sinai it is suddenly time to head out to an uncertain future? How about the calendar codes inherent in the way they march out or how a simple request of Moshe leads to finding Mount Sinai? All these questions, and more, will be answered in this most unusual and eclectic parsha.

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  • Naso (Audio Portion)Naso (Audio Portion)

    From censuses to the only parsha that deals with marital problems. From the curious rules of the Nazirite to the Aaronic blessing. Naso is a fascinating study in contrasts and scope. And it all culminates with what may be the most thorough (90+ minutes long) and perhaps even most shocking and unflinching look at biblical marriage and divorce we’ve ever done. This parsha will most definitely be thought provoking and deeply informative at the same time.

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  • Bamidbar (Audio Portion)Bamidbar (Audio Portion)

    The days at Mount Sinai are coming to an end as Moshe takes stock–literally–and tries to figure out what to do next. But before he can prepare to move on, he first has to count what he has for warriors priests and regular Israelites. Even the Kingdom of Israel needs some “government oversight”to figure out how the spread the wealth, but this is under YHWH’s rule, not Washington’s.

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  • 2019 Shavuot Special (Audio Portion)2019 Shavuot Special (Audio Portion)

    From foreshadowing from the early days of the patriarchs to prophetic and apocalyptic warnings about our future, Shavuot has been linked to so many critical events. From the giving of the Torah on Mount Sinai to spectacular outpouring of the Ruach Ha Kodesh in Acts 2 and beyond, Shavuot has roots in it all. Sort through the political and religious spin, explore ancient controversies to find the truth. It’s all here so enjoy!

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  • BaHar-Be’Chukkotai (Audio Portion)BaHar-Be'Chukkotai (Audio Portion)

    Now begin the last days of Israel’s stay at Mount Sinai and the final commandments they will receive there are given over these last two parshas of Leviticus. Now finally past the major ramifications from the deaths of Nadav and Avihu, Israel may think the worst is behind them, when in reality this is just the calm before the next proverbial storm, with Bamidbar, the book of Numbers, soon beginning. Meanwhile however this parsha also helps us prepare for the 2019 Shavuot Special, coming next week.

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  • Emor (Audio Portion)Emor (Audio Portion)

    Prepare for the Great Feast of Shavuot with the preview in this parsha of Emor. Go deep into the purity regulations of the priests and goes to the heart of the entire legal systems of Israel. Also a key discussion on often obscured topics such as what blasphemy is and what “cut off from his people” and “his blood is on his own head” really means. You may find some of these answers surprising.

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  • Aharei Mot-Kedoshim (Audio Portion)Aharei Mot-Kedoshim (Audio Portion)

    Israel is devastated and the priesthood hang by a thread. A paltry five were given the honor of the high office, but now the aftermath of the death of Nadav and Avihu has set in and now only three men stand between an entire nation and disaster, not to mention their own extinction. The stakes could not be higher in this double parsha that is chock full of linguistic and prophetic surprises!
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  • Tazria-Metzora (Audio Portion)Tazria-Metzora (Audio Portion)

    From childbirth to advanced infectious disease protocols, this parsha should be required reading for all medical students. Learn what Father Yah has to say about how to give birth and keep the community safe from everything from leprosy, to houses that have fallen ill (yes, literally) to making sure all clothing and cooking utensils remain safe. It’s not First Aid–it’s better–because when your priest is your doctor you know you can always keep him.

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  • Shemini (Audio Portion)Shemini (Audio Portion)

    Just when the priesthood is gearing to begin its service, tragedy strikes when two of the five priests die for disobedience. What happened with that “strange fire” and how did it forever alter the Torah? What are the prophetic ramifications for later in Scriptural history and to our own times? This is one “cold case” that is about to heat up right now.

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  • Tzav (Audio Portion)Tzav (Audio Portion)

    Enter behind the inner curtains of the new priesthood and see the mysteries revealed one at a time.

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  • 2019 Pesach Special (Audio Portion)2019 Pesach Special (Audio Portion)

    Chag Sameyach everyone–it’s Pesach again and time to celebrate all the wonderful ways Father Yah has delivered us! Whether some of us celebrate this week the deliverance of the Jews in Persia on the rabbinic calendar, or Pesach right now on the Eternal Torah Calendar or just remembering the death and resurrection of Messiah at this time, deliverance and miracles are all around us. We have a lot of mysteries and some controversies to explore together but it is such an amazing ride. Join us!

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  • Vayikra (Audio Portion)Vayikra (Audio Portion)

    More than any other Torah book I believe, Vayikra speaks most powerfully about the need for reverence for Father Yah and His Torah. Inside all the details of this first parsha about sacrifices and the priesthood a greater truth is emerging showing how important spiritual purity and spiritual focus is–literally a matter of life and death. Also enjoy extened member Q&A on some of the most important issues facing us today as believers. Enjoy!

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  • Pekudei (Audio Portion)Pekudei (Audio Portion)

    The Book of Shemot (Exodus) ends on a hopeful note as the long awaited Tabernacle finally rises and Israel take one more important step to permanent nationhood even though they have not (and will not) set foot in Canaan for many more years. Still it is a milestone worth pausing for, as the establishment of the priesthood and the challenging codes of Leviticus are only one parsha away.

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  • Vayakhel (Audio Portion)Vayakhel (Audio Portion)

    Sacred furniture. Sacred math. Sacred hidden messages in calendar and prophecy. Follow the clues. Get the key. Unlock the mysteries!

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  • Ki Tssa (Audio Portion)Ki Tssa (Audio Portion)

    It’s the ultimate betrayal as Israel rises up to play and sinks to lowest moral depths in their history while they worship the Golden Calf. But what lies beneath the surface, the bad politics and dark agendas, is even worse and now the future of 2 million Israelites hangs in the balance. What happens when Moshe is told that Father Yah will start building His nation all over again, with Moshe as the new Abraham?

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  • 2019 Purim Special (Audio Portion)2019 Purim Special (Audio Portion)

    Welcome to the feast season at long last! Purim is an amazing occasion, that has foreshadowing all the way back to Exodus, solid evidence of Y’shua keeping that feast in his own day and remains important t our times and far beyond. How is this feast related to an ancient pagan battle? How are the spiritual politics of ancient times related to the Book of Esther being excluded from the Dead Sea Scrolls? And is it even possible that we have evidence that Y’shua kept the feast at least twice in his 3 1/2 year ministry? Explore these fascinating aspect …

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  • Tetzaveh (Audio Portion)Tetzaveh (Audio Portion)

    More sacred geometry in set-apart objects showing the pattern of the Universe, and i am far from the only one who sees it. Explore the codes and find the message from the deepest and most profound meanings from the Torah. Also new calendar updates about the challenges of this year, and get ready for the Purim Special!

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  • Terumah (Audio Portion)Terumah (Audio Portion)

    Father Yah is in the details and, in this case, in the sacred math and the sacred geometry. Terumah is about much more than architecture, materials and measurements; it’s about sophisticated math and astronomy, even prophecy. See some of the deepest Messianic patterns ever to come out of the Torah!

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  • Mishpatim (Audio Portion)Mishpatim (Audio Portion)

    Meet the smaller rules that make keeping the Top Ten rules possible, and along the way encounter one of the most stunning visions anyone has ever had in Scripture; a vision that seems to hardly ever get any significant attention. Explore the mystery behind the commandments and enjoy a special look at the Armor of Elohim in Member Q&A.

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  • Yitro (Audio Portion)Yitro (Audio Portion)

    The Ten Commandments are given and the world as we know it changes forever. Come back to Sinai, where no story is too great or too small to appreciate. From Jethro’s visit helping Moshe avoid death by exhaustion and hint at a squabble between him and Tzippora all the way to the Eternal Covenant being written in the living rock in front of two million Israelites and everything in between, it’s all here.

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  • Be’shalach (Audio Portion)Be'shalach (Audio Portion)

    The plagues are over. The war though is just beginning, and may have a shockingly short end. Time for Pharaoh to meet his destiny in the Sea of Reeds while the greatest threat to Moshe’s authority and mission continue to lie within the ranks of Israel. Please note that the audio from the last two videos is slightly lower than that of the first two and the difference may be noticeable in the second half of the mp3. Also see the special teachings on the secret calendar of the Dead Sea Scrolls! Enjoy!

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  • Bo (Audio Portion)Bo (Audio Portion)

    It’s “Bo time” and for the Egyptians that is not a good thing. Seven plagues have devastated that nation for nearly 6 weeks but the worst is yet to come: locusts, darkness and the slaying of the first born of Egypt. Yet Pharaoh is stubborn to the end, even when he sees repeatedly how powerless he really is, with Egypt herself slipping from his grasp. That nation will not experience anything nearly as devastating again—that is until our Haftorah portion in Jeremiah 46 shows them being punished again, this time with some Hebrews themselves participating in pagan worship! Also please …

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  • Va’Era (Audio Portion)Va'Era (Audio Portion)

    The warnings are done and the proverbial gloves are off. Now it’s time for Father Yah to show Pharaoh who’s really Boss. Get ready for a wild ride with lots of bonus features! Enjoy!

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  • Shemot (Audio Portion)Shemot (Audio Portion)

    The tribes of Israel have been harried and persecuted by the greatest human-based empire on the planet. Desperate, they cry out for a savior to come to them with miracles and save them from slavery and despair. But this isn’t the story of Y’shua–it’s the start of the story of Moshe himself. Join what is very likely the most influential saga ever given to the human race before Messiah. And it’s all true!

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  • Vayigash (Audio Portion)Vayigash (Audio Portion)

    Get ready for “the big reveal” as all of Joseph’s diversions finally come to an end and the reconciling with his brothers can begin. This week Jacob is also brought to Egypt and meets Pharaoh, and we explore the strong possibility that Jacob was actually elevated by Pharaoh to be a vassal king in Goshen. There’s lots of surprises in this one so enjoy!

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  • Mikkets (Audio Portion)Mikkets (Audio Portion)

    What started out as a small family misunderstanding has literally become an international incident with the fate of millions hanging in the balance. Joseph is a precocious and arrogant teenager. Betrayed and enslaved by his brothers, Joseph languishes in a prison cell because the wine taster he helped did not honor his word to tell Pharaoh to release Joseph. it is only when Pharaoh himself cannot get help for disturbing dreams he has had that the wine taster remembered Joseph. He is summarily released and made second in command to Pharaoh after telling him the dream’s meanings and communicating the …

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  • Vayeshev (Audio Portion)Vayeshev (Audio Portion)

    Now we enter the last great story of Genesis–the Joseph saga–which has always been a personal favorite of ours. This story has it all. Family betrayal, classic mnisunderstandings, illicit carnal relations, and family intrigues of the cruelest kind, only to end with a final betrayal that causes Joseph to get thrown into prison and languish for two years for something he did not do. And unlike so many dramas that we see all the time on TV and in the movies, this story is all true–as we will also see how Scripture and archaeology often work very well together.

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  • Vayishlach (Audio Portion)Vayishlach (Audio Portion)

    One brother seems to control a camp full of heavenly messengers while the other brother brings 400 soldiers to make his point about how he feels. Then brother #1 wrestles (probably) with Y’shua in pre-incarnate form and that’s just the first chapter. Then we move on to the “Greatest Apology Ever Sold” as Jacob reconciles with Esau, followed by shameless rape of Dinah and terrible revenge enacted by Jacob’s sons without their father’s permission. Put simply, it does not get more dramatic or poignant than this!

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  • Vayetze (Audio PortionVayetze (Audio Portion

    If Jacob thought fleeing Esau was tough, he has no idea what awaits him. While Laban allow Jacob to marry his daughters, the price for the one he truly loves is fourteen years of hard work, only to be outmaneuvered again by Laban to force another six years of labor for his flocks. But after that time, Father Yah Himself sends Jacob a prophetic dream that paves the way for his emancipation. Yet even when on the road, Laban has one more trick up his sleeve to bring Jacob and Family back to him–but Father Yah stands in the way …

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  • Toldot (Audio Portion)Toldot (Audio Portion)

    Here’s a perfect reason why experts say you should not favor one child above the other. In this case, we see that each parent favored a different child, with Isaac favoring Esau while Rebecca favored Jacob, making matters much worse and tragic. This parsha is full of betrayal of the bitterest kind as Jacob cheats Esau, but as we will soon learn starting next week, Father Yah is far from letting Jacob off the hook for what he has done.

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  • Chayei Sarah (Audio Portion)Chayei Sarah (Audio Portion)

    This parsha is literally “bookended” with the passing of two mighty biblical figures. First Sarah dies in the opening line, possibly of a broken heart in the wake of the near loss of her son Isaac at the ends of her husband. But as Abraham settles into a decades long retirement, the next generation comes of age with the amazing love story of Isaac and Rebecca. The parsha then ends on a poignant but hopeful note with the reunion of Isaac and Ishmael, but only because their father has now died and they both face an uncertain future.

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  • Vayera (Audio Portion)Vayera (Audio Portion)

    Father Yah finds a threat is so dangerous, He sends Himself and two messengers down with him to sort it out with Abraham as the lives of five cities lay in the balance. Abraham then finds he has to struggle mightily even to save people he never met but the cities are actually doomed. And by the way, Father Yah and the angels do not follow rabbinic kosher rules at their meal with Abraham! Then Lot and family are visited by the same two angels who were with Abraham to save them from wicked rapists in the city and the …

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  • Lech Lecha (Audio Portion)Lech Lecha (Audio Portion)

    Ten generations after Noah, the next great righteous man arises. He begins life as Abram, the exalted father, but in the span of a few chapters of this parsha he will becomes Abraham, the father of many nations. Along the way he will experience enough personal challenges and the odd international incident or two to fill several lifetimes for anyone else. A leader is born. Now, watch him prevail.

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  • Noah (Audio Version)Noah (Audio Version)

    Meet the original “disaster of Biblical proportions”–a flood so massive even Father Yah says it will not be repeated! But the account of Noah’s Flood is so much more than a good example of epic story telling. It is an even so traumatic even the pagans left 600 versions of essentially the same story behind but in the Torah the Flood has prophetic, Scripture math and calendar applications that are unprecedented anywhere else. Enter the mystery and see what floods back!

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  • BereshitBereshit

    Welcome to the beginning all over again. First the Universe is made, then the first humans. Join us as more than sixteen centuries of time passes in early human history. And we also have some new changes and other surprises to announce as well. Enjoy!

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  • 2018 Sukkot Special Volume 2 with last Parsha (Audio Portion)2018 Sukkot Special Volume 2 with last Parsha (Audio Portion)

    Chag Sameyach! From early hints in Genesis linked to Jacob to some of the last parts of Revelation, so Feast has the range and depth of Sukkot. Enjoy this second of two in-depth feast teachings, this one covering more on the special Shabbat during the Feast and the last two special days of the Feast along with the last parsha of the year, Ve-Zot Ha-Barachah. For those looking for a taste of what heaven or the Millennial Kingdom is to be like, look no further than Sukkot. May you all rejoice before YHWH greatly during this Set-Apart time!

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  • 2018 Sukkot Special Volume 1 (Audio Portion)2018 Sukkot Special Volume 1 (Audio Portion)

    Chag Sameyach! From early hints in Genesis linked to Jacob to some of the last parts of Revelation, so Feast has the range and depth of Sukkot. Enjoy this first of two ind-depth feast teachings, this one covering the first two days and a bit about the upcoming Shabbat in the midst of the Feast. Next week there will be the follow up on that actual special Shabbat and then covering all the rest of the intricate and numerous joyful aspects of this Feast. For those looking for a taste of what heaven or the Millennial Kingdom is to be …

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  • 2018 Yom Kippur Special (Audio Portion)2018 Yom Kippur Special (Audio Portion)

    It’s the most Set-apart day of them all, the great fast of Yom Kippur. Find out all the fascinating foreshadowing and biblical future of this appointed time, from the Flood of Genesis all the way to our far prophetic future in the Messianic Age as we prepare for Messiah’s return, Yom Kippur is at the the heart of it all.

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  • Ha’azinu (Audio Portion)Ha'azinu (Audio Portion)

    The picture above, admittedly in a somewhat humorous vein, says it all with Moshe checking one of his “tablets” for another divine message but finding none. That is because were in literally in the waning moments of Moshe’s life. After he gives Israel this special song and concludes with a final blessing for the tribes (coming soon to a Sukkot Special near you), that is proverbially it. In fact, by the end of Ha’azinu Moshe literally gets his last marching orders from Father Yah. So what did this great leader choose to say as his amazing life comes to a …

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  • Vayelech Shabbat Shuvah (Audio Portion)Vayelech Shabbat Shuvah (Audio Portion)

    Welcome to the ending of what may be the most remarkable speech ever given to from one person to a nation, other than the words of Messiah of course. Moshe’s points this week really show Father Yah’s heart, and that heart is breaking. Also this is teh Shabbat between Yom Teruah and Yom Kippur wo there are very special Haftorah and Renewed Covenant readings to mark that occasion as well. Enjoy and see why a small portion of text has huge implications for all of us.

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  • 2018 Yom Teruah Special (Audio Portion)2018 Yom Teruah Special (Audio Portion)

    Chag Sameyach and welcome to Fall Feast season! We kick of this year’s special series of teachings with Yom Teruah, a.k.a. Rosh Hashanna. This is an amazing feast that has deep connections literally from Genesis to Revelation, including a few surprises along the way. Enjoy!

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  • Nitzvaim (Audio Portion)Nitzvaim (Audio Portion)

    The last hope for the future of Israel stands before Moshe and Abba YHWH today, as the great man literally uses some of his last breaths to make the eternal truths of Torah known so that they may all have life. But life, as Moshe also insists, is as much a choice as death is. Let’s hope everyone chooses wisely!

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  • Ki-Tavo (Audio Portion)Ki-Tavo (Audio Portion)

    I can sum up this amazing parsha in just three words: Blessings and curses. (The rest is commentary and a few surprises!) Enjoy.

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  • Ki-Teze (Audio Portion)Ki-Teze (Audio Portion)

    In this parsha Moshe discusses the challenging topics of rules of war and rules of marriage, literally at the same time and in the same commandment. This parsha in fact is so robust that even the way Moshe arranges his topics is meant to provoke his audience. Find out how this great leader addresses all matters of conflict, from international events that shake the region right down to the most intimate relationships a human being can have.

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  • Shoftim (Audio Portion)Shoftim (Audio Portion)

    It’s one thing to be resigned to the fact that you are about to die mere moments after you finish a few speeches, but it is quite another to talk about and graphically describe all the mechanisms and infrastructure that are about to replace you. This is what Moshe does in great detail as he goes into how to set up a court system, root out corruption and a host of other legal matters. The system Moshe outlines is unlike anything the ancient or modern world has ever produced and yet if Israel must trade Moshe for that system, there …

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  • Re’eh (Audio Portion)Re'eh (Audio Portion)

    This week Moshe brings clarity on a whole variety of legal and moral issues. Some of these include: What if a prophet tells Israel to follow pagan gods and the miracle he predicts comes true? Why does Israel have to go to total war sometimes killing every living thing in a village? What happens if the place Father Yah chooses to dwell in is far away and you cannot bring the needed livestock for a sacrifice you can only do there? And what about that odd rule that what is unkosher for you is okay to either give away to …

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  • Ekev (Audio Version)Ekev (Audio Version)

    As Moshe gets into the second of his three final addresses for Israel, he tasks this current generation more intensively than ever to not make the same mistakes their fathers made and rise to heights their fathers never could, as they will enter the land and prosper “if only” they will have the wisdom to obey!

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  • Va’etchanan (Audio Portion)Va'etchanan (Audio Portion)

    Now that Moshe has offered his introduction, it’s time to get into the heart of his overall message. This parsha of Va’etchanan gives us so many foundational aspects that go the core of his farewell address. There is an extensive refutation of idolatry that weaves its way throughout the entire section and the Ten Commandments are given to a new generation with some important differences. Chapter 6 gives of the Shema prayer in all of its glory while Moshe literally pulls out all the stops to make sure he has left no literary stone unturned for this last push to …

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  • Devarim (Audio Portion)Devarim (Audio Portion)

    It’s the beginning of the end for Moshe as Israel faces an uncertain future with Joshua. The first of three farewell speeches begins this week, and by the end of this very day Moshe will die. It’s one last chance to Israel to finally get the message or perish in the flames of her own arrogance. Speaking of arrogance, this is also the time the Temples were destroyed as the 9th day of the 5th month of Ab is this Sunday. Stay tuned then for special Tisha B’Av content, including new Member Q&A and special bonuses! Enjoy!

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  • Mattot-Masei (Audio Portion)Mattot-Masei (Audio Portion)

    The book of Bamidbar (Numbers) comes to a stunning close this week with a special in-depth DOUBLE Torah portion of Mattot (the Tribes) and Masei (the Journeys). These last seven chapters of Numbers may be the most exciting of them all up to this point. As war with Midian breaks out and is now in full force, another civil war nearly breaks out as Reuben and Gad attempt to secede from the rest of the tribes and settle on the eastern side of the Jordan. Moshe can’t let this happen or else his own army ranks are depleted and vulnerable …

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  • Pinchus (Audio Portion)Pinchus (Audio Portion)

    In a time of year where Hollywood overwhelms us with summer blockbusters, it’s time to show the original action hero, a man so brave he saves the lives of an entire nation for all time. The weapon sent against israel was subtle enough that no scanner or device even today could have detected it but so deadly that 24,000 people died inside a few minutes and millions more would have died had not Pinchus stood up for what was right, preserving both his people and his family’s role as high priests at the same time. Forget the theater, Redbox or …

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  • Balak (Audio Portion)Balak (Audio Portion)

    This story would be very funny if it wasn’t first sand foremost tragic. Balak of Moab is scared of Israel. He can’t overcome them with his army and he tries this week to engage a prophet for hire, Balaam, to curse Israel. Balaam tries repeatedly to to do so and get his reward from the king only to find Father Yah standing in his way with the truth. But before Balaam can even meet the king, he has to get past a heavenly messenger and deal with the wise rebuke of his own beast of burden. Ironically, after all that …

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  • Chukkat (Audio Version)

    Remember back in Leviticus when it seemed parshas were all detail about sacrifices and architecture and little about conflict and action? Now here is this part of Numbers it seems it is all action–the bad kind–and no pausing at all. Even after miracles and plagues made it clear that Korah was evil, Israel still pines for him and his band and refuses to understand that Moshe is the only true representative for Elohim. This week things get really personal as both Moshe’s sister Miriam and brother Aaron die, and there is no rest from the wicked surrounding Moshe even in …

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  • Shelach Lecha-Korah (Audio Portion)Shelach Lecha-Korah (Audio Portion)

    This is Moshe’s darkest hour but also the time of one of his greatest triumphs. Action and intrigue doesn’t get any more suspenseful than this one!

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  • Behalotekha (Audio Portion)Behalotekha (Audio Portion)

    For two years Israel has been sheltered under the safe haven of Mount Sinai, but now its time to hit the road. And, with a new journey of course come new dangers. But before they can walk one step the priests clearly need a refresher course to avoid more people dying, the entire military camp is reorganized and, lest we forget, Moshe very nearly has a nervous breakdown before having to deal with a rebellion led by his brother and sister! All in a day’s work, but then there is that mysterious calendar code (in the Scroll to Scroll version) …

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  • Bamidbar-Naso (Audio Portion)Bamidbar-Naso (Audio Portion)

    “it’s all in the math”–that is, until its not. Here in a special double parsha of the first two parts of Numbers, we find that the math leads to some very unexpected places, including times when the numbers seem to not add up only to find that they actually do in the end. Explore the mysteries and crack the codes about confirming history, revealing calendar and counting down to our apocalyptic future!

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  • Welcome to the Great Feast that has more names and prophetic-Scriptural applications than any other. Shavuot has gone from a harvest festival where some of the most important events of the patriarchs happened centuries before Moshe was born, to the day the Ten Commandments were given to the “birthday” of Christianity where it seems almost every “fact” about Acts 2 seems misunderstood or misdirected. Shavuot has ramifications also that reach deep into the Gospels all the way into the heart of Revelation. Explore the spiritual controversies and politics and get to harvest the truth behind this most amazing yet enigmatic …

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  • BaHar-BeChukkotai (Audio Portion)BaHar-BeChukkotai (Audio Portion)

    Calendar controversies? Challenges in recovering precise years of historical events that the whole nation agrees on? Not this time. If ever there was proof that ancient Israel could not function without unanimity on when their events happened and the timing of the Feasts, it is in this parsha. Learn all about the intricate rules for the Land Sabbath and Jubilee, the key events that if not agreed on and followed lead to disaster and how the true knowledge of these timings has come back to Elohim’s people!

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  • Emor (Audio Portion)Emor (Audio Portion)

    It’s been several months since the deaths of Nadab and Abihu, since the nation of Israel and her priesthood teetered on the brink of extinction. But Father Yah has deliberated and decided they all will continue, but the priests and the people they serve must get serious about keeping the Torah without excuses or confusion. Also a special insider look of the Zadokite priesthood from one who knows all about them, the prophet Ezekiel, and why they are so indispensable to our apocalyptic future, followed by an in-depth look at what Colossians 2 does, and more importantly, what it does …

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  • Aharei Mot-Kedoshim Double Portion (Audio Version)Aharei Mot-Kedoshim Double Portion (Audio Version)

    They don’t have money or power, but what they do have is “a particular set of skills”. And they better use those skills to perfection because already they lost nearly half of their number and now, if these few who are left mess up too, they die and a nation of 2 million is put at risk. Who can save the day? Nothing from the mind of Hollywood that’s for sure. These are the priests and they literally take their lives into their own hands every day they serve. Don’t be”taken” in by imitations–Aaron and sons are the real deal. …

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  • Metzora (Audio Portion)Metzora (Audio Portion)

    It’s just a skin disease; a medical condition like any other. Or is it? Even the sages cannot decide this seemingly simple question. Is leprosy divine judgment for a moral failure or just another kind of defilement that happens in the course of normal living? Can it be equated to any known ski disease today? And if it has nothing to do with today’s skin diseases, why do the medical protocols in this part of Leviticus still being used today with great medical effectiveness? Also: When Y’shua heals the woman with the 12 year flow of blood, did the …

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  • Tazria (Audio Portion)Tazria (Audio Portion)

    Tazria. One chapter gives us intimate details about what Messiah’s earthly parents will go through bringing him into the world. The other chapter reveals the true reasons why Messiah kept saying to those he healed of leprosy “Go and show yourselves to the priests”. Messiah is in fact all over this short yet very powerful portion. Also we’ll have an update on some of the latest research surrounding Passion Week and how to clarify what seems to be hopelessly contradictory and confusing language describing the day Messiah died. It’s a surprising conclusion, to say the least.

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  • Shemini (Audio Prtion)Shemini (Audio Prtion)

    It’s five priests for more than 2 million Israelites. That is, until it’s down to only three because Nadav and Avihu die for their rebellion against Father Yah. Even more socking, neither their father Aaron nor their brothers are allowed to bury them, because then the whole priesthood is at risk and, along with it, the fate of the entire nation. What Moshe and Aaron do now will literally determine the fate of an entire nation. No pressure guys, but whatever you do, you better do it soon!

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  • Tzav (Audio Portion)Tzav (Audio Portion)

    Welcome to the ordination of the priests, where one mistake can cost you your life and put a nation of more than 2 million in jeopardy. But Tzav is about far more than just a series of regulations regarding purity and sacrifices. It reaches deep into the secrets of time and history that are embedded in its text. Enjoy the journey!

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  • 2018 Pesach Special (Audio Portion)2018 Pesach Special (Audio Portion)

    Feast season is here at last! Celebrate with us with the 2018 Pesach Special, chock full of surprises and bonus content. In addition to the details reading and analysis from the Torah and the lingjuistics you’ve come to expect from Scroll to Scroll, go deep into bonus content as we explore the oldest “Seder” outside the Scripture, and it’s from Egypt in 419 BCE, from the records of a temple dedicated to Father Yah. We detail the story of Torah revival for a unique group of Jews who previously rebuked by Isaiah and Jeremiah for divided worship. Then we look …

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  • Vayikra (AUdio Portion)Vayikra (AUdio Portion)

    As the third book of Moshe opens, we are right back where we were at the end of Exodus. The Tabernacle is being erected and the detailed instructions for establishing the priesthood are being given. But there is so much else going on in this parsha than details on how to do burnt offerings! Our Messiah Y’shua is literally all over this text, sometimes in very surprising ways. Also find out about the latest calendar controversy literally just in time for Pesach and an counter missionary attack on Messiah that appeared to some so scary, that even a professional …

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  • Pekudei (Audio Portion)Pekudei (Audio Portion)

    Now the book of Exodus (Shemot) wraps up with some of its most amazing secrets, but they don’t reveal themselves easily. How is the approach of this parsha sending a strong message of integrity that echoes straight into our daily headlines? How does Aaron anticipate the end of King David’s life when nearly five centuries separate the two men? And, perhaps most interesting of them all, how is the Renewed Covenant message tied to the colors of the Tabernacle? These and many other revelations await, as I actually show the real math behind all these connections. Enjoy!

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  • Vayakhel (Audio Portion)Vayakhel (Audio Portion)

    They are the most mysterious and most fascinating objects ever built by the hand of man, and three and a half millennia later their blueprints survive in exacting detail and the history remains as powerful and fresh as when these events first happened. To explore the translation issues and versions around these descriptions is like interviewing a series of ancient witnesses to reconstruct what otherwise would seem hopelessly lost. Also explore with me the common thread behind a series of excellent member Q&A that I call “Found in Translation”. Enjoy!

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  • Ki Tissa (Audio Portion)Ki Tissa (Audio Portion)

    It starts as a census and ends in one of the most terrifying idolatrous rebellions in history. This is the week the Israelites worship the golden calf and nearly destroy themselves in the process. Only the hope of Moshe’s intercession and the promise of Torah observance can save them. But will that help come in time or will Father Yah carry out His plans to start a new nation from Moshe? It all comes down to one remarkable conversation, between Father Yah and the distressed leader Moshe who seems closer to despair than he has ever been.

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  • 2018 Purim Special (Audio Portion)2018 Purim Special (Audio Portion)

    Chag Samayach and welcome to the 2018 Purim Special! From a prolonged preview and set up from Genesis and Exodus, to deep roots in the NT (from two Gospels) Purim is a feast not just of great joy but of surprise twists and turns. What historical roots from Genesis caused Hamam to want to destroy not just Mordechai but all of the Jewish people? And how did one of the most famous battles of the pagan world have a direct impact in paving the way for attempted genocide? And why is this the only book in the entire Tanakh to …

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  • Tetzaveh (Audio Porton)Tetzaveh (Audio Porton)

    They say the best secrets are the ones that hide in plain sight. The ones in this parsha are no exception, as the most visible and prominent member of the Israelite community–the high priest–literally hides a universe worth of secrets both on and under his own clothes. The fabrics, the colors, the dimensions, not a single detail is without a deeper meaning. Also get a very special calendar update on the challenges that await us in 2019 and find out how one of the most familar parables of them all hides one of the greatest secrets of them all. And …

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  • Terumah (Audio Portion)Terumah (Audio Portion)

    It is literally the blueprint of the Universe itself. This is the parsha where we are told repeatedly “See that you make everything according to the pattern you saw on the mountain”. So every cubit, every talent of gold, every structure large or small is representing on earth what is in the heavens. And, as we will also see, ultimately that will also lead to the ultimate terumah, that Yeshua the Messiah Himself!

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  • MIshpatim (Audio Portion)MIshpatim (Audio Portion)

    It is perhaps the most comprehensive collection of commands ever assembled for a single Torah portion. Mishpatim has a near encyclopedic reach of concerns, from knowing when to use deadly force to an intruder, to rules for proper agriculture and from the world’s first known worker’s compensation system to proper management of servants, Mishpatim seems to cover pretty much every major aspect of life from that time. And yet, embedded in this amazing body of laws, protections and regulations a stunning vision of the heavenly throne awaits with an especially powerful message. What will Moshe see this week that literally …

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  • Beshalach (Audio Portion)Beshalach (Audio Portion)

    “And Elohim led Israel out with a mighty hand and with signs and wonders”. Nowhere are the words more true than this week, as Pharaoh’s entire army id destroyed in the Sea of Reeds. It’s the greatest chariot force to be destroyed by Israel—that is, until our Haftorah Portion in Judges 4-5, where Sisera’s fleet of 900 iron chariots is defeated by a woman with a glass of milk. You can’t make this stuff up. Also a special update on the latest Dead Sea Scrolls research that literally broke only a few days ago. Enjoy!

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  • Bo (Audio Portion)Bo (Audio Portion)

    The picture above is a montage of Amenhotep II, whom I believe is the Pharaoh of Exodus. Just look at this guy…especially the shot of him on his own war chariot, and ask yourself: Does he not look the part of the adversary Moshe describes in this section of Exodus? Bear in mind this carving of him was done after he died, but if my identification is correct, the man Moshe confronts is much younger, athletic ruler and seasoned commander all of 26 years old and with 8 solid years of experience on the throne–10 if we count his 2 …

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  • Va’Era (Audio Portion)Va'Era (Audio Portion)

    And now the great struggle begins. The warnings have been given. The signs have been seen. Now, the time has come for Moshe to fight for the freedom os his people against the very same group of people that raised him for 40 years in their royal courts. But Moshe doesn’t fight alone–Father Yah is with him as He promised, and beginning this week we start to see what that “I am with you” promise really looks like. Stay tuned for special teachings also on the Egyptian Plague Clock and a detailed look at what I believe the Scripture says …

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  • Shemot (Audio Portion)Shemot (Audio Portion)

    Joseph is gone and also, apparently forgotten, at least by the Egyptians. Now dark times fall on the Hebrews of Goshen as they go from valued partners to hated enemies and from the pinnacle of power in Egypt to the lowest of the low, slaves who can’t even get straw for their bricks. But a new hero arises too. Moshe is born and begins what may be the most important journey in all of the Tanakh, from prince, to fugitive, to failed leader and then to Lawgiver. Let’s rest the clock again as an entire new adventure is about to …

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  • Vayechi (Audio Portion)Vayechi (Audio Portion)

    The title says it all–vayechi–“and he lived”. But this is not just true of Jacob spending his last 17 years in Egypt but really of the entire generation of two nations that lives because of Joseph. Jacob’s preparations to leave this earth, as well as those of his son’s Joseph that we will get at the end, range from the sensible to the surprising. Why does Jacob feel the need to adopt two of Joseph’s own sons as his own? Why is it that the way Jacob’s body is treated in Egypt gives us clues to Jacob’s real status as …

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  • Vayigash (Audio Portion)Vayigash (Audio Portion)

    After 22 years, grieving father and son are finally reunited this week, and it literally could not be closer to being too late. Jacob, long weakened by the loss of Joseph, has barely been hanging on for more than two decades. And Joseph has already gone through enough false imprisonments and accusations to last several lifetimes, and now only has one more foe to master: himself. As the drama with his brothers reaches its climax this week, Joseph may be on the verge of a near breakdown. Can he hold it together long enough to restore his family and save …

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  • Mikkets (Audio Portion)Mikkets (Audio Portion)

    An innocent man languishes in prison for two years for a crime he did not commit. He is only freed because the selfish cupbearer, who broke his word and didn’t speak up for Joseph once he was comfortable, saw an opportunity to help Pharaoh. As Joseph is freed from one prison, he enters the new world of international politics where his word will become law and the fate of Egypt rests in his hands…and his dream interpretations.

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  • 2017 Hanukkah Special (Audio Portion)2017 Hanukkah Special (Audio Portion)

    Welcome to the 2017 Hanukkah Special. It is thanks to the generosity of our members and donors that we can bring this free feast teaching to you.Come join us on a surprising tour of the “Hidden Hanukkah” throughout the Scriptures, as hints and details about that feast were prophesied in astonishing detail up to thousands of years in advance. There are also some amazing connections in the Renewed Covenant writings and wider history to explore together. Enjoy and Happy Hanukkah!

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  • Vayeshev (Audio Portion)Vayeshev (Audio Portion)

    As they always seem to say this time of year, “Nothing like being home with the family”–except of course if that family is planning to murder you, dispose of your body in a pit and lie to Dad for 22 years about what really happened. Then they tamper with physical evidence of a crime scene, commit fraud, and that’s just the first chapter. Then the same woman presides over the death of TWO of her husbands while she is sequestered by the patriarch to wait for a third one, only to contrive to have an affair with her father in …

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  • Vayislach (Audio PortionVayislach (Audio Portion

    In the opening lines we find that Jacob may have the power to command, or at the very least persuade, heavenly messengers to do his will. Then, before we can even catch our breath, we find that Esau is coming to his little family reunion with 400 friends and yet he may be the one who really feels threatened. Be that as it may, what follows is the “Greatest Apology Ever Sold” in Scripture; a true template for how to make amends on so many levels. But just when things seem at their happiest in 20 years, disaster strikes …

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  • Vayetze (Audio Portion)Vayetze (Audio Portion)

    Showdown! He conned his father. He conspired with his mother. And then, he cheated his brother. Jacob has been used to being “the smartest guy in the room” but this week, he’s about to meet his match in the formidable Laban. And this time, it’s not just about birthrights, blessings and stew. This time true love is on the line as a crafty father manipulates both of his daughters and his son-in-law to his advantage. It will take all the courage and genius of Jacob, along with no small part of divine intervention, to free him and his family from …

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  • Toldot (Audio Portion)Toldot (Audio Portion)

    Brother betrays brother and revenge is plotted by a powerful archer. Vital secrets are concealed for decades. Murder is threatened. It’s the story of Isaac and Jacob, and their struggles are just getting started. Find out what is at the heart of the most famous family in human history. Will they find a way to reconcile or will all their good efforts be gone in a flash?

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  • Chayei Sarah (Audio Portion)Chayei Sarah (Audio Portion)

    A righteous man who finally completed his long quest loses the love of his life. He wants to bury her but if he takes a sweetheart deal he might just end up creating an international incident. And a servant is sent on a dangerous mission to a people he never met with only the hope of miracles to make him successful. Not bad for about 30 lines, so what about the rest of the parsha? Trust me when I tell you that Chayei Sarah has far more going on than meets the eye.

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  • Vayera (Audio Portion)Vayera (Audio Portion)

    Talk about family problems! This week Abraham seems to have enough worries with his kindred to fill an entire lifetime. First he has to attempt to negotiate with his Heavenly Father to try and spare Sodom, where his nephew Lot is living. When the “auction of souls”–going from 50 righteous down to 10–ultimately fails, Father Yah sends two angels to help Abraham’s nephew, and two of Lot’s future sons in law refuse to take the threat to Sodom seriously while Lot himself offers his two daughters to an unruly crowd to keep them from getting intimate with his guests. …

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  • Lech Lecha (Audio Portion)Lech Lecha (Audio Portion)

    First He created the physical universe and the entire human race. Then Father Yah wiped out nearly everyone in a devastating Flood He promised would never happen again. And now, our Heavenly Father has waited ten whole generations for one man after His heart to be born, and his name is Abram, later renamed Abraham, the father of many nations. See the covenant emerge from the greatest disaster ever to hit the human race as Abraham deals with struggles as great as the cosmos and as close to home as his own bedchamber. I hope you will also enjoy our …

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  • Noach (Audio Portion)Noach (Audio Portion)

    It’s the worst day ever for the human race–a day like no other when the world of humanity is destroyed in a devastating global flood that is so bad Father Yah promises never to do it again. But Noah’s flood is about so much more, as this year long disaster reveals so much information about history, astronomy and timekeeping. It is a window into the ancient world like none other in the entirety of Scripture. See the Torah open up its mysteries like never before with several bonus teachings along with the linguistics and historical analysis to tie it all …

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  • Bereshit (Audio Portion)Bereshit (Audio Portion)

    Welcome back to the beginning! What a joy it is to be allowed to hear the Torah all over again from the very start. May this year’s Torah cycle bear much more fruit than what we just completed and I pray you will enjoy the journey as much as I enjoy bringing it to you. I also hope you enjoy a special opening prayer of thanksgiving for the occasion.

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  • 2017 Yom Kippur Special (Audio Portion)2017 Yom Kippur Special (Audio Portion)

    Welcome to the 2017 Yom Kippur Special, where we see the roots and ramifications of the Day of Atonement literally from Genesis to Revelation. See the strong foreshadowing of this special day all the way back to Noah, and also how Yom Kippur stamps its template of repentance throughout the entirety of the Renewed Covenant Scriptures. There’s a lot more going on than just fasting!

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  • Ha’azinu Shabbat Shuvah (Audio Portion)Ha'azinu Shabbat Shuvah (Audio Portion)

    Welcome to a beautiful parsha made even more so by the time of year. This year Ha’azinu–the REAL song of Moshe–is combine with the Shabbat Shuvah readings of the Haftorah. Shabbat Shuvah–the sabbath of returning–is that special Shabbat after Yom Teruah but before Yom Kippur. However this year it is also happening on the 3rd of Tishri, the time of a half day optional fast known as the Fast of Gedaliah–which is an occasion very likely kept by Y’shua at least once in the Gospels. We will also spend a good deal of time on getting ready for the great …

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  • Nitzvaim-Vayelech (Audio Portion)Nitzvaim-Vayelech (Audio Portion)

    Welcome to Nitzvaim-Vayelech, where we see how ancient controversies continue to play out in modern rabbinic discourse with the phrase “The Torah is not in heaven” and also connect some deep calendar mysteries shared by Aaron and King David, hidden in the plain sight of the Scripture. Enjoy this last “normal” parsha before the majestic fall feasts hits!

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  • Ki-Tavo (Audio Portion)Ki-Tavo (Audio Portion)

    It’s crunch time. With the last day of Moshe’s life winding down, this parsha has Moshe prepare to get into the last speech he will ever give and it is at this point with literally everything on the line, that the final details of the covenant are given. In graphic detail Israel is told of all the blessings they will get for obedience and also all the curses that will come from disobedience and the stake could not be higher, blessing and cursing, life and death. Also join me for a special look at Deuteronomy 28 done in the style …

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  • Ki Teze (Audio Portion)Ki Teze (Audio Portion)

    Welcome to the Rules of War. In this parsha, Moshe lays out how the Israelites can fight a kosher war, including regulations of captive women that were the most generous in the ancient world at that time. In fact the rights of women in a variety of situations are guaranteed and protected in family and in the courts of law showing the high price of messing with an Israelite lady’s reputation. Find out how the Torah equates rape with murder and how a women sexually assaulted gets her virginity back as a matter of Torah law. There are many surprises …

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  • Shoftim (Audio Portion)Shoftim (Audio Portion)

    It’s taken Ten Plagues, the parting of the Sea of Reeds and a boatload of pain and grief for Israel to get where they are now, but in a way the hardest test is still in front of them. Now this rebellious and disconnected group of 12 tribes actually has to learn how to govern and set up legal institutions, judges and even police. If you think Washington is tough, just look at ancient Israel.

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  • Re’eh (Audio Portion)Re'eh (Audio Portion)

    Isaac and Ishmael. Jacob and Esau. And now, we have I think the next longest rivalry in Scripture: Zion-Moriah vs. Gerizim or, if you prefer Judeans vs. Samaritans. This parsha all the controversies between that last group come to the forefront. What was the original Torah message regarding Mount Gerizim? Was it changed How can we know for sure? Some of those answers are in this parsha as we explore the Samaritans throughout history and their relationship to ancient Israel. Along the way we will see how the gathering of the tribes on Gerizim and Ebal creates perhaps the largest …

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  • Ekev (Audio Portion)Ekev (Audio Portion)

    We’ve seen the “big picture” over the last few weeks. The 40 year re-cap to the new generation with very selective editing, followed by the reissuing of Ten Commandments 2.0, complete with tweaks for this new generation, followed by the Shema itself. Now here is where we get the details to make that big picture possible. This week, Moshe gives even more dire messages to Israel, telling them about the true extent of their fathers’ sins and trying to make sure this generation understands that while some of them may not have seen the original miracles, following the Torah is …

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  • Vaetchanan (Audio Portion)Vaetchanan (Audio Portion)

    The Tour Continues with the most foundational concepts Israel ever had: The reissuing of the Ten Commandments with some critical distinctions from what was given in Exodus 20 and the Shema Prayer of Deuteronomy 6. But this parsha also draws heavily from its proximity of the 9th of Av, the day both Temples were destroyed and some of the most profound questions ever asked by the Jewish people about their purpose in the world. Then explore some deep connections between Isaiah 1 and a critical NT book and also how modern scholars have unjustly attacked the unity of that great …

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  • Devarim (Audio Portion)Devarim (Audio Portion)

    The Farewell Tour Begins! But this tour isn’t about some rock star or other celebrity in our media saturated culture. No, this is a farewell tour of one of the most righteous people who have ever lived–Moshe himself. Enter the extreme urgency of his words because if Israel doesn’t understand him today they never will. More than any other book, Devarim is the closest thing to the unfiltered thought, desires and tragedies of this man who in spite of all against him comes down to us as someone only Messiah can best. There is glory in his struggles and eternal …

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  • Masei (Audio Portion)Masei (Audio Portion)

    As the fourth Torah book of Bamidbar (Numbers) ends, we find a curious mixture of old and new, and recapping the past and preparing for the future. We begin with finding a beautiful and deep number code hiding in plain sight and progress to looking at a legal challenge that, if not dealt with properly, could literally tear the new nation apart before it even has a chance to get started. Along the way we will also explore the mystery of how to view the book of Enoch against the backdrop of the canonized Scripture. Are there unique insights in …

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  • Matot (Audio Portion)Matot (Audio Portion)

    Welcome to the expanded edition of Matot—these are the tribes. This fascinating look into arcane rules of land inheritance punctuated with a deadly serious war with the nation of Midian offers one of the starkest studies in contrasts of any parsha. Also join me for a special exploration into the mysterious origins of the Gospel of Luke and see how the rabbis of Chabad view the differences between the previous Temples and the future one. Also this week (Scroll to Scroll only) enjoy two free songs about the prophet Jeremiah.<!-

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  • Pinchus (Audio Portion)Pinchus (Audio Portion)

    This hero Phinehas is so larger than life that the Scripture can be interpreted to mean he was a warrior priest for nearly 400 years (he didn’t but you’ll have to tune in to find out why! Welcome to one of the most action packed parshas of them all, where one man is elevated to the high priesthood because he saved the life of 2 million Israelite, so Samason and Shamngar, you guys need to take a step back and make room for Phinehas. But this parsha is also about the deepest depths of depravity amongst Israel’s enemies as evidenced …

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  • Balak with Bonus Teaching (Audio Portion)Balak with Bonus Teaching (Audio Portion)

    It may be the oddest, and even the most whimsical, parsha of them all. This week we begin with the plotting of Balak, King of Moab. Having assessed the might of Israel, he has concluded outright military victory against them is to o difficult, so he enlists the help of a “have prophecy will travel” consultant we call Balaam, son of Beor. The plan: Curse Israel and then conquer them. The only thing standing in the way of this multinational plot (we don’t forget the Midianites are there too) is a donkey who suddenly acquires the gift of speech, a …

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  • Chukkat (Audio Portion)Chukkat (Audio Portion)

    Of all the sacrifices given in such glorious detail in the Torah, the most powerful one of them all is also the most mysterious: the red heifer. The stakes are incredibly high and those ashes could in theory last forever and continue to provide atonement until Yeshua arrives with the final answer. This is also the parsha when the narrative skips over 38 years and the last of the generation begins to die, including Miriam and Aaron. And, even as the Korah rebellion ended in disaster for the rebels, this week they started up with problems all over again. But …

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  • Korah (Audio Portion)Korah (Audio Portion)

    “Come with me if you want to live.” “I’ve got a bad feeling about this.” “Certainty of death! Small chance of success! Well…what are we waiting for?” These lines come from the imagination of Hollywood or what their idea of rebellions and epics look like and they all pale in comparison with this one, the greatest rebellion of them all: Korah! Explore the surprising roots of this rebellion as what starts as a family squabble threatens the fate of millions. This blockbuster has been a best seller for nearly 3,500 years.

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  • 2017 Shavuot Special (Audio Portion)2017 Shavuot Special (Audio Portion)

    Chag Sameyach! Welcome to the 2017 Shavuot Special. Explore the deep and meaningful connections with this second of three great feasts as we go from the earliest roots in Genesis literally all the way to Revelation, with many intriguing and unexpected stops in between. From calendar truths to the long reach of prophecy and from debunking long standing traditions of men to lining up the most ancient witnesses, journey with me to see our glorious past link up with our apocalyptic future as we do the Torah together!

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  • Naso-Behalotekha Double Portion (Audio Parsha)Naso-Behalotekha Double Portion (Audio Parsha)

    Go deeper into the mysteries behind the numbers and censuses and also explore some of the most curious and controversial rituals of ancient Israel. Why would Father Yah seemingly command David to take a census and then punish him for doing so? Or, is it possible that the apparently barbaric ritual for testing a wife accused of adultery actually presents a greater risk to the accusing husband? Hear the actual ancient sounds of the Blessing of the Priests and delve into the deep spirituality of the Nazirite vow, bot in Torah times and with the Apostle Paul. And after all …

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  • Bamidbar (Audio Portion)Bamidbar (Audio Portion)

    It’s time for censuses in the desert…and if those two things sound boring to you separately,trust me they are anything but when put together. The census is far from a casual matter of facts and statistics; it is literally a matter of life and death, prosperity or disaster because, as David will himself find out later, counting in a way that Father Yah forbids is an extremely dangerous proposition. It’s also about money, property and when to upend the normal rules of inheritance as we begin to inch towards the greatest threat to Moshe’s life that the Torah ever gives …

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  • Bechukkotai (Audio Portion)Bechukkotai (Audio Portion)

    One call ends—another is ready to begin. This parsha we witness the last part of Leviticus as the final rules are laid down for Israel while they have been encamped at Mount Sinai for the last two years. One last chance to understand the intricate rules of harvesting, Jubilees, special vows—all are given and more with a greater sense of urgency. Israel stands ready to get on the move, but it is only the calm before the storm as book of Badmidbar (Numbers) looms in their future, with deadly rebellions and close family betrayals still in Moshe’s future. Get ready—this …

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  • BaHar (Audio Portion)BaHar (Audio Portion)

    Enter the mysteries of the Land Sabbaths and Jubilees for this is the only parsha where they are discussed in detail! These rules are so beautiful and so intricate that I actually revised my notes after I gave the lecture to make sure the facts were being related to all of you properly. Please, therefore, read the “Clarifications” section on pages 1-2 in the Scroll to Scroll notes and pages 3-4 in the Torah 101 notes FIRST before watching the videos as I believe it will make what I say on the video more understandable. Find out how Father Yah …

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  • Emor (Audio Portion)Emor (Audio Portion)

    It’s time to set your calendar…literally. As we enter into these final chapters of Leviticus (Vayikra), we are once more immersed in details of the calendar, Torah observance and even a bit of prophecy, as some of the strongest clues about how to keep the appointed times are given this week. We will also find a very interesting tie from the prophet Ezekiel who uses details from here to show us what his majestic Third Temple would look like, complete with the return of the mysterious sons of Zadok. Also, delve deep into what blasphemy really is as opposed to …

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  • Kedoshim (Audio Portion)Kedoshim (Audio Portion)

    The priesthood just got a lot harder to do. In the wake of Nadav and Avihu’s tragic deaths, the entire nation of Israel has been on edge, and no one more so than Aaron himself and his two surviving sons, Eleazar and Ithamar. When the death first happened, an entire new corpus of massive regulations was given to ensure it would not happen again. Now down to only three priests for a nation of more than 2 million, even more regulations have been given from Father Yah, that apply to priest and layman alike, and the stakes could not be …

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  • Chag Sameyach Everyone! 2017 Pesach Special! (Audio Portion)Chag Sameyach Everyone! 2017 Pesach Special! (Audio Portion)

    Chag samyeach and welcome to the 2017 Pesach Special–the most robust sand detailed Feast teaching yet! In addition to going deep into the details of Pesach with all the relevant Torah, Haftorah and NT readings for the entire 8-day feast, we have extended bonus teachings that explore some incredible and fascinating topics that I believe you will not find quite this way anywhere else. The Nature of Mashiyach, Part 1 and 2, use the Tanakh to answer some of the most elusive questions about how Mashiyach died for our sins and what was his nature. We will se how the …

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  • Aharei Mot (Audio Portion)Aharei Mot (Audio Portion)

    The priesthood just got a lot harder to do. In the wake of Nadav and Avihu’s tragic deaths, the entire nation of Israel has been on edge, and no one more so than Aaron himself and his two surviving sons, Eleazar and Ithamar. When the death first happened, an entire new corpus of massive regulations was given to ensure it would not happen again. Now down to only three priests for a nation of more than 2 million, even more regulations have been given from Father Yah, that apply to priest and layman alike, and the stakes could not be …

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  • Metzora (Audio Portion)Metzora (Audio Portion)

    The adventure of the unclean continues, as this week we see the real personal cost of what it means to become ritually impure. But there is also an important distinction being made between ritual impurity and moral impurity which is important I think for every believer to understand. And it’s not only people that can get infected either–even a house can become impure and be in need of a sin offering. Why were these procedures put in the Torah and how do they show us the true way to Messiah Y’shua? The truth and its beauty are always in the …

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  • Tazria (Audio Portion)Tazria (Audio Portion)

    Seems every few years the news media panics over the next infectious disease outbreak. Ebola, Sars, Bird flu, Mad cow, the list seems endless. Now imagine being back 35 centuries ago and having a disease that isolated you from all society and made it impossible for you to participate in any Temple occasion or feast. And now imagine, but for a miracle, there is no cure. What would you do? If you were an Israelite the answer is, as Y’shua said, “Go and show yourselves to the priests”. Find out how what ancient Israel did to halt the spread of …

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  • Shemini (Audio Portion)Shemini (Audio Portion)

    The family that strays together, pays together, in this case, the ultimate price, as two sons of Aaron die before Father Yah for offering unauthorized fire. What does that really mean, we’ll explore the full ins and outs of this challenging parsha together. This is followed by a detailed discussion on the kosher food lists, both in Leviticus 11 and in Mark 7. We will also deal with the curious case of Uzzah, who died for touching the Ark as he attempted to save it. Come with us and find some very surprising answers to some of the most challenging …

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  • 2017 Purim Special (Audio Portion)2017 Purim Special (Audio Portion)

    Chag Sameyach! Welcome to the first of five Feast teachings for 2017. Purim is a truly amazing feast with some deep and surprising roots and ramifications. Our journey this year begins with giving precise dates for the actual event and then showcases roots and far back as Genesis and as far forwards as two places in the NT where Y’shua himself most likely kept this feast. Decipher the clues and see the Scripture in a brand new way as we explore why the book of Esther is not in the Dead Sea Scrolls, track down Esther, Mordechai and their immediate …

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  • Tzav (Audio Portion)Tzav (Audio Portion)

    Enter the secret world of the Cohanim, the priests that Father Yah has commanded to make intercession for the nation of Israel. But this week is about much more than a bunch of sacrifices. Each sacrifice and each animal or product used for a sacrifice goes with a special immersion which imparts a message to each sincere believer about where they have been and what lies ahead. How do these seemingly arcane and even graphic descriptions in the Torah, often also viewed as obscure, actually act as a blueprint for our faith walk now? Decode the mystery of the five …

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  • Vayikra (Audio Portion)Vayikra (Audio Portion)

    A New Era dawns. As we delve now into the opening chapters of Vayikra or Leviticus, sacrifices and regulations for ritual purity are given in extremely exacting detail, proving that this is real history and not a myth made up to teach a religion! Explore the surprising connections between the sacrificial rules and an even in Yochanan’s Gospel. And be sure to check out the bonus features (Scroll to Scroll version only) on the latest research on Messiah’s genealogy in Matthew to a detailed study on proving though Scripture where the lost Temples of YHWH were located. See Torah regulations …

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  • Pekudei (Audio Portion)Pekudei (Audio Portion)

    I love it when a plan comes together–especially a heavenly one commanded by Father Yah! We may never know how long Father Yah had the image of an earthly tabernacle to match the glory (at least somewhat) of what He commanded in the heavenlies, but we most certainly know the exact date the earthly counterpart showed up: Friday, March 28th, 1446 BCE. And yet, as we will also see, there are so many more rich details we get during the actual construction that were not given earlier in Exodus when the plan was first announced. In any case, a people …

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  • Vayakhel (Audio Parsha)Vayakhel (Audio Parsha)

    A big part of heaven’s kingdom descends onto the earth this week! Remembering that Moshe has been told a few times, “See that you make everything according to the pattern you were shown on the mountain”. this week that pattern becomes a physical reality as sacred geometries and spiritual mathematics based completely on Scripture come together to make the sacred furniture, including the Ark of the Covenant. What secrets do the math and the materials and the measurements reveal? The truth, hiding in plain sight all along, is about to blossom into even deeper levels without compromising one iota of …

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  • Ki Tissa (Audio Portion)Ki Tissa (Audio Portion)

    It starts out with just an innocent little census, but then all “pagan-gehenna” breaks loose–literally! But as many of you long-time members know, figuring out what the Golden Calf really was is the key to unlocking so many other mysteries, including where Mount Sinai has to be. But this time around there’s a surprise twist that I have not revealed before and it lies in the proper translation of Exodus 32:4, where it’s “THESE be your GODS, O Israel that brought you out of Egypt”, and trust me, that plural makes all the difference. Other important features this week include …

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  • Tetzaveh (Audio Portion)Tetzaveh (Audio Portion)

    Enter into the Sanctuary, to the place that Father Yah promised He would meet with His servants! Now as the plans for building the earthly representation of those things in heaven picks up speed, literally, the secrets of the universe are passed down in code, calendar, and prophecy in so many ways. We also go even deeper into that theme with the Haftorah portion from Ezekiel as he describes the future Temple. We also have brand new updates on the latest in Biblical archaeology, including the two items we discussed last week, one purporting to be an Egyptian account of …

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  • Yitro (Audio Portion)Yitro (Audio Portion)

    Shalom all. Sorry but I am unable to do the parsha this week due to contracting influenza (type A flu) which has been going around lately. I have therefore reissuing 2017’s posts for Yitro and Yah willing will be back next week with “Mishpatim”. I am currently taking medication for this but your prayers as always are greatly appreciated. Thank you for your understanding and I sincerely apologize for any inconvenience. Andrew
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  • Terumah (Audio Portion)Terumah (Audio Portion)

    Explore the mysteries of the Tabernacle, the Ark of the Covenant and so much more. Terumah seems to be a parsha just about measurements and furniture, but the reality is very different. Inside these numbers are amazing secret codes for calendar, prophecy and even the universe itself. Also find out the latest in Biblical archaeology discoveries including what may be proof of the Exodus from the Egyptian perspective, a Roman account of a previous unknown miracle of Y’shua dated to within 15 years of the resurrection and the latest on a manuscript behind held in the Vatican that has the …

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  • Mishpatim (Audio Portion)Mishpatim (Audio Portion)

    We’re not done with Moshe receiving the Torah just yet! The Ten Commandments was just the beginning and now come the Mishpatim–the judgments and smaller regulations that explain how to keep the Top 10! But just when you think there’s nothing but rules and regulations to be had here, a stunning vision of Father Yah’s throne breaks on in chapter 24. It’s a vision that is almost never taught on and yet it may be the most important revelation in the Tanakh of them all. Find out why.

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  • Beshallach (Audio Portion)Beshallach (Audio Portion)

     
    “Behold His Mighty Hand! YHWH of Hosts will fight for us!” A nation so feared that other empires bow down in submission. A king so powerful that his nation and priesthood proclaims him a god. An army so massive–600 chariots strong and countless infantry-and a slave population so helpless–they want their leader Moshe dead as they are trapped between the chariots and the sea. By any stretch of the imagination, Israel doesn’t have a chance at all, even when taking the super humble but strong and eye never dim leader Moshe into account. But there is one more Player in …

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  • Va’Era (with Bonus Teaching)-Audio PortionVa'Era (with Bonus Teaching)-Audio Portion

    Plagues and Scandal! Round 1 of this tremendous struggle has clearly been won by Pharaoh, with the Bricks Without Straw debacle literally breaking the spirits of the Israelites. Now Moshe must regroup and prepare for something much worse: The divine destruction of his adopted homeland. And yet Moshe himself has his own faith wavering this week, so how can he get others to believe it either, for what comes is unprecedented and what is still to come far worse. The lives of two nations and millions of people hang in the balance. All this, and we also have a special …

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  • Shemot (Audio Portion)Shemot (Audio Portion)

    The new adventure begins. It’s been 144 years since Joseph died and was buried at the end of Genesis. Judah and all the other tribal heads, the sons of Jacob, are now all dead. A dynasty died and a new re-unified Egypt has emerged, stronger than ever, and determined to kill anyone that gets in its way. Enter Moshe and his people: loyal to the ousted dynasty, squatting on the most fertile land in Egypt and a threat to the new dynasty’s national security. But a hidden hero awaits–hidden in plain sight of the throne–and the days soon come when …

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  • Vayechi (Audio Portion)Vayechi (Audio Portion)

    The Final Act. In a drama literally more than 2,300 years in the making, the book of Genesis comes to a climactic close. Joseph has made himself known to his brothers, but even though he has promised forgiveness and restoration to them, the guilty siblings are not so sure they are out of danger. Meanwhile, Jacob dies after 17 years in Egypt and details about his funeral give us even more proof that Jacob was indeed elevated to be a vassal king by the Pharaoh through Joseph. Find out the latest evidence, as archaeology and the Scripture come closer than …

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  • Vayigash (Audio Portion)Vayigash (Audio Portion)

    “You didn’t send me to Egypt…Elohim did, so I could save lives!” Thus says Joseph to his brothers as they finally reconcile in a moment 22 years in the making. In the end, Joseph needed to have a picture painted of the suffering of his father Jacob to finally relent, even as his brothers also came into increasing awareness of their sins as well. But this parsha is about far more than just that one moving moment. It is also the time when Joseph’s father Jacob may have been appointed as a ruler in Egypt–twice–by the most famous Pharaoh of …

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  • Mikkets (Audio Portion)Mikkets (Audio Portion)

    Where is the line between poetic justice and blind revenge? Just ask Joseph this week, as he finally gets the upper hand over his brothers. The only problem is, he has forgotten the grief of his father in the process by threatening the only son by Rachel he has left, Benjamin, and he is the most innocent person of them all. So beneath the pranks and practical jokes he pulls, there is also a deadly seriousness surrounding almost everyone here. One brother offers to kill his own sons if he can’t bring his other brother home, while dear old Dad …

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  • 2016 Hanukkah Special (Audio Portion)2016 Hanukkah Special (Audio Portion)

    Chag Sameyach! Welcome to the Feast that many think they know but which is filled with tons of surprises. Explore the “Hidden Hanukkah”–or how this occasion has deep roots in the stories of Abraham, Moses, Ezra and so many others. And when we look at who has the longest tradition of gift giving, Hanukkah or that other minor feast that hits on that other 25th day, well let’s just say that answer will surprise many. How did Y’shua keep this day and why do Christians who know he did avoid doing it? These questions and connections are thoroughly explored in …

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  • Vayeshev (Audio Portion)Vayeshev (Audio Portion)

    Betrayal! Next time you are feeling a little down in the dumps about your family, think about Joseph. When he feels like his life is in a hole–it actually is–and his brothers put him there while debating whether murder or slavery would be a better fate for him. On the other hand, Joseph isn’t exactly perfectly innocent either, dangling his paternal favorite status like coat full of bling, with his father Jacob once again committing the error of favoring one immediate family over another–he just switched from wives to sons–but the effect is even worse and the ramifications much more …

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  • Vayishlach (Audio Portion)Vayishlach (Audio Portion)

    Reconciliation! In a stunning climax to 20 years of grief, Jacob and Esau finally reconcile. But there are still many more challenges awaiting Jacob, not the least of which are his own children who betray the Shechemites and defy their own father to avenge the sexual assault of their sister Dinah? Did they go too far or was justice ultimately served? And Jacob’s ultimate return home is bittersweet as he loses the love of his life with Rachel’s death. It is an amazing study in contrasts, highs and lows unlike almost any other parsha, and chock full of surprises along …

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  • Vayetze (Audio Portion)Vayetze (Audio Portion)

    Two sisters, one old man (their father) who will stop at nothing to get what he wants, and caught in between a man who up until recently really thought he was the smartest guy in the room. Welcome to a true story too amazing for TV soaps and the drama is all too real. And if you think one guy being fought over by two powerful sisters is somehow “cool” for the guy, then you’re in for a shock with this one. Watch Laban only appear to agree with Jacob and use his two daughters as bargaining chips for his …

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  • Toldot (Audio Portion)Toldot (Audio Portion)

    Birthrights and blessings, prophecy and family deceptions and the most stable marriage perhaps in all Tanakh faces some of its most grievous moments, and that’s just one chapter! In terms of family drama, this is about as intimate and fascinating as it gets. One brother is is forced into the exile while the other vows to kill him next time they meet. Isaac and Rebecca are caught in the middle, though in their own ways they must own some of the responsibility for near catastrophe that visits them this week. Enter the tent and see this drama play out up …

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  • Chayei Sarah (Audio Portion)Chayei Sarah (Audio Portion)

    One generation ends and another begins, but not before Abraham undertakes through his servant the most personal mission of them all–finding a wife for his beloved son Isaac. And while Isaac is still grieving over his mother Sarah’s death, a distant cousin named Rebecca is coming to soothe his broken heart, but not before we get a preview of one of the most determine adversaries any patriarch ever faced: Laban. So what is Abraham’s victory this week will soon become in the future Jacob’s trouble!

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  • Vayera (Audio Portion)Vayera (Audio Portion)

    Welcome to the parsha of extremes! From the most personally traumatic test possible–Abraham being ordered by Father Yah to sacrifice his son Isaac–to creating a near international incident with a Philistine king due to a lack of faith on his part–Abraham does it all this week. He also tries to negotiate Sodom’s reprieve but both it and other cities of the plain are doomed, and Abraham also deals with keeping a familial civil war from breaking out as well. Talk about multitasking, this parsha has Abraham taxed to his limits, if not a bit beyond them, but, in the end, …

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  • Lech Lecha (Audio Portion)Lech Lecha (Audio Portion)

    In a world where phrases like “disasters of Biblical proportions” have become cliche’, the real deal doesn’t get any bigger than this global flood. But this “titanic” parsha is far more than a disaster tale. It actually contains deep insights, astronomical calendar codes more advanced than anything used today and some amazing prophecies and linkages to events thousands of years in its future. Also get a special update on 4 new free teachings just posted!

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  • Noach (Audio Portion)Noach (Audio Portion)

    In a world where phrases like “disasters of Biblical proportions” have become cliche’, the real deal doesn’t get any bigger than this global flood. But this “titanic” parsha is far more than a disaster tale. It actually contains deep insights, astronomical calendar codes more advanced than anything used today and some amazing prophecies and linkages to events thousands of years in its future. Also get a special update on 4 new free teachings just posted!

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  • Bereshit (Audio Portion)Bereshit (Audio Portion)

    Who says you can’t go home again? Now so do we, not just back to our individual birth places but to the birth place of humanity itself. This is the biggest parsha of the year, filled with all manner of first occurrences and deep mysteries! In a very special bonus, I will be reading from my own personal Matara translation for the parsha as well as give you all the latest updates on the “Genesis Decoded” series. This one has many twists and turns–enjoy!\

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  • 2016 Sukkot Special Part 2 (Audio Portion)2016 Sukkot Special Part 2 (Audio Portion)

    The most wonderful time of year continues! In the second part of the most massive Sukkot Special ever, we complete the last two parts of the detailed study proving Y’shua was born just before the Feast began and delve into the beauty and majesty of the remaining Set-apart occasions of Shemnini Etzeret, Simchat Torah and the very last parsha of Deuteronomy, Ve-Zot Ha-Barachah. Plus we take a special look at how our leading Jewish historians, Josephus and Philo, talk about their insights for this amazing Feast and what it means for us today.
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  • 2016 Sukkot Special Part 1 (Audio Portion)2016 Sukkot Special Part 1 (Audio Portion)

    As the song says, “It’s the most wonderful time of the year!” But I am not thinking about winter solstice but right now, as our most beloved Feast of all–Sukkot–approaches. While Pesach is the most important in terms of history, Sukkot is just one amazing kosher blowout of a party with Father Yah setting the heavens up for us with a full moon decoration. But Sukkot is much more than that. Y’shua Ha-Mashiyach was born just before the Feast started, and so this series of videos, in addition to going deep into the significance and amazing history of the Feast …

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  • Ha’azinu (Audio Portion)Ha'azinu (Audio Portion)

    It’s the most important song perhaps in all of history: the Song of Moshe. Written and delivered on the last day of Moshe’s life and also enshrined in the book of Revelation for the End of Days, Israel is commanded to never forget it even as Moshe is making his final steps up Mount Nebo to die. Explore the rich history, linguistics and timeless spiritual themes that link one of the earliest books of the Scripture to the very last!

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  • 2016 Yom Kippur Special! (Audio Version)2016 Yom Kippur Special! (Audio Version)

    Welcome to the 2016 Yom Kippur Special here on Scroll to Scroll! This year’s edition promises to have lots of surprising Scriptural and historical considerations. Did you know there is a strong link between Yom Kippur and Noah’s Flood? Or how about how one demon exorcism actually helps us prove Y’shua fasted on that special day? Paul also won’t let a little thing like bad weather and shipwrecks keep him from his fast either! The linkages to Messiah and the NT may, in fact, be much deeper than some have imagined. Come on in, see the proof for yourself and …

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  • Vayelech with Shabbat Shuvah Readings (Audio Portion)!Vayelech with Shabbat Shuvah Readings (Audio Portion)!

    In one of the very last acts of Moshe’s life, Joshua is anointed to lead Israel and is warned of imminent danger. As Moshe then prepares to die, Father Yah makes it plain that He already knows about the future of His treasured people, and it isn’t pretty. And to cap it all off, we have special Haftorah readings for Shabbat Shuvah–the Sabbath of Returning which is between Yom Teruah and Yom Kippur–as well as one of the most personal and intimate Torah Thoughts for the Week ever given on this program. It does not happen often that Andrew combines …

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  • 2016 Yom Teruah Special (Audio Portion)!2016 Yom Teruah Special (Audio Portion)!

    Chag Sameyach and L’shana Tova (Happy Feast and Happy New Year). Today we begin the most exciting and amazing part of the entire year: The entrance into the Days of Awe and the gearing up for Sukkot! Today’s Yom Teruah Special kicks the entire celebration off, starting with exploring the surprising claim that the Sanhedrin has nominated the first High Priest to serve in 1,946 years! Is it true? Can they do it? And if they can, will it be accepted in Israel? These and many more questions will be answered and that’s just the first Bonus Video! After that …

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  • Nitzvaim (Audio Portion)Nitzvaim (Audio Portion)

    Time to literally stand up and be counted. Moshe’s discourse turns especially passionate this week and even more desperate for Israel to get literally with the program or die trying. Don’t let the small size of this parsha fool you as it is packed to the brim with risk and suspense–the last “normal” installment before our Fall Feasts hit!

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  • Ki Tavo (Audio Portion)Ki Tavo (Audio Portion)

    Finalizing the Covenant…now the full weight of Israel’s responsibilities to Father Yah–the blessings for obedience and the curses for disobedience–is laid out in graphic detail. Promises are made and oaths are given in the name of the Torah, and these are literally a matter of life and death.

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  • Ki Teze (Audio Portion)Ki Teze (Audio Portion)

    This week we show more than three dozen amazing parallels between Moshe and Y’shua! No doubt you know some of them, but I think quite a few may prove very surprising! We also have a special update on a book that I have been writing that I am eager to share with you all. And the parsha? It’s all about war, pretty girls and dealing with all manner of how not treat the opposite sex and what to do to stay right in the eyes of your spouse and Father Yah. Some people talk about “the war of sexes”. Moshe …

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  • Shofetim (Audio Portion)Shofetim (Audio Portion)

    It’s “Judgment Day” Torah style, where Moshe guides Israel in setting up the last of the infrastructure of elder judges. Although first outlined by Jethro 40 years earlier in Exodus 18, it is in this part of Deuteronomy where the actual courts are finally planned for the way they will function in Canaan.

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  • Re’eh (Audio Portion)Re'eh (Audio Portion)

    It’s time for Moshe to lay it on the line with this new generation. Passionately and methodically, the man of Elohim lays out the “nitty gritty” of the contract between Israel and Father Yah, with amazing blessings for obedience and horrific curses for disobedience. The lives of 2 million people now hang in the balance. What will Israel do?

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  • Ekev (Audio Portion)Ekev (Audio Portion)

    It’s Moshe’s Greatest Hits (On the Ground that is)! This week Moshe really bares his soul and in an unprecedented display of candor (or a lack of patience, you be the judge), Moshe reveals how he really felt as a disaster was unfolding all around him. Perhaps at the time he did not have a moment to care about how hurt he was, but now he reveals all to the new generation of Israelites and some of those revelations are truly shocking!

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  • Va’etchanan (Audio Portion)Va'etchanan (Audio Portion)

    Covenant Foundation–The Ten Commandments and the Shema are all right here!

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  • Devarim (Audio Portion)Devarim (Audio Portion)

    Moshe: The Farewell Tour Begins!

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  • Matot-Masei (Audio Portion)Matot-Masei (Audio Portion)

    The Book of Numbers comes to a stunning end!

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  • Pinchus (Audio Portion)Pinchus (Audio Portion)

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    Please Note: Some of these audio files have a very short pause between when I say “Shalom” and when the rest of it starts. I do not know why this is, but I can at least tell all of you that if you just let the audio file play everything will be fine. I will look into the matter more thoroughly in the coming weeks but please bear in mind I will not be back home in Georgia until the second week of July. Thank you and Shabbat Shalom! Andrew

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  • Balak (Audio Portion)Balak (Audio Portion)

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  • Chukkat Audio PortionChukkat Audio Portion

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  • Korah Audio PortionKorah Audio Portion

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  • Chayei Sarah

    Chayei Sarah

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