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Welcome to Scroll to Scroll, Torah portions with Andrew Gabriel Roth. Here you’ll find a list of our Torah portion teachings. We hope you enjoy.


 

Torah Portions

The Scroll to Scroll weekly Torah program is a 2 hour in-depth yet entertaining tour into the full breadth of the Scriptures. Every week, we give you the historical and linguistic tools you need to go deeper into weekly portion, otherwise known as “the parsha”.
In Part 1, we take you into the heart of the Torah portion by reading in English and teaching the in-depth and multi-layered Hebrew readings that permeate the Set-Apart original text. There is also considerable attention given to wider historical sources to substantiate and clarify the text as many long standing controversies and a few popular misconceptions are dealt with in proper chronological order. The first video then closes with an extensive vocabulary and linguistic discussion designed to bring you into the heart of how Torah has been discussed for thousands of years.

Part 2 then picks up with the Haftorah, or selected readings from the great prophets of old such as Isaiah, Jeremiah and Ezekiel, among many others, to show the careful way in which the original Torah message was discussed and analyzed throughout the entire Biblical period. That discussion then continues of course into the scheduled New Testament portion, where the words of our Savior Y’shua are put back into their first century original Hebraic context, both from Y’shua’s 1st century Hebrew culture and his native Aramaic language, and we close with the weekly “sermon” or “Torah Thought for the Week” to bring this Set-Apart and ancient text back to our modern needs, yearnings to shed light on critical spiritual matters affecting all of us today.

It’s a tour through the Scripture unlike any other on the web so I hope you will join us!


  • Vayetze November 10, 2021Vayetze

    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 first and …

  • Toldot November 3, 2021Toldot

    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 …

  • Chayei Sarah October 28, 2021Chayei Sarah

    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, …

  • Vayera October 20, 2021Vayera

    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 laughed. This is one reason they call their son Yitzchak, …

  • Lech Lecha October 13, 2021Lech Lecha

    Lech Lecha means “get yourself out.” It concerns the command Abba YHWH gives Abram to 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 …

  • Noach October 7, 2021Noach

    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 …

  • Bereshit September 30, 2021Bereshit

    Bereshit means “in the beginning.” We start with the six days of creation with Abba YHWH resting on the Shabbat day and creating Adam and Eve. After their expulsion from paradise, Adam and Eve have two sons, Cain and Abel and the former kills the latter. Afterwards, Cain flees Abba …

  • 2021 Sukkot Special Volume 2 September 26, 20212021 Sukkot Special Volume 2

    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 …

  • 2021 Sukkot Special Volume 1 September 20, 20212021 Sukkot Special Volume 1

    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 …

  • Ha’azinu September 17, 2021Ha'azinu

    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 …

Torah 101

We often call our study process “walking” through Torah, because it is a wonderful journey that takes time and consistent effort, but it always bears great spiritual fruits for those who wish to understand the Scripture.
But not everyone wishes to go about this in the “total immersion” style of Scroll to Scroll, or they are on the go and need a shorter, more basic teaching. If that describes you, then you need “Torah 101”—the concise yet thought provoking journey through each week’s Scripture teachings. In less than half the time of the regular program, Andrew will distill the essence of the actual Torah portion down to its core message and walk you through the same majestic beauty and intricacies between both parts of our Bible. See the Torah, Prophets and the New Testament interconnect in a way you never saw before, and all in under an hour, to enable your “walk” in Scripture to deepen each week!


  • Torah 101-Vayikra March 1, 2017Torah 101-Vayikra

    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 …

  • Torah 101-Pekudei February 22, 2017Torah 101-Pekudei

    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 …

  • Torah 101-Vayakhel February 15, 2017Torah 101-Vayakhel

    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 …

  • Torah 101-Ki Tissa February 10, 2017Torah 101-Ki Tissa

    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 …

  • Torah 101-Tetzaveh February 3, 2017Torah 101-Tetzaveh

    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 …

  • Torah 101- Terumah January 26, 2017Torah 101- Terumah

    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 …

  • Torah 101-Mishpatim January 20, 2017Torah 101-Mishpatim

    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 …

  • Torah 101-Beshallach January 6, 2017Torah 101-Beshallach

    “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 …

  • Torah 101-Bo December 30, 2016Torah 101-Bo

    He saved the worst for last! The three worst plagues are still in front of the Egyptians as this action packed parsha opens with locusts devouring the rest of the crops the massive hail storm spared, followed by three days of a darkness that can be felt and of course, …

  • Torah 101-Va’Era December 23, 2016Torah 101-Va'Era

    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 …