Category: Weekly Torah Portion Reading
by Mark Call | Oct 9, 2021 | Biblical Basics, Biblical History, Come Out of Her My People - Mark Call, Old Testament & New Testament, Shabba Shalom Mesa - Mark Call, Understanding Torah, Weekly Torah Portion Reading, Who Are We? | 0 |
“…Noach was a tzadik. Noach was tamim [‘perfect’] in his generations....Read More
In todays study we touch on the Song of Songs and the significance of our prayers on the other side of the wall.Read More
This week the annual Torah cycle begins anew, from “in the beginning,” with Genesis,...Read More
In Vayeilekh, there are some key passages that hint to the mission of the black horse rider in Revelation. While Creation Gospel Workbook Two focuses on the festival season symbolized by the barley, wheat, oil, and wine, there is a clue in the prices that links the reader back to the Torah portion. Let’s look at a couple of passages in Vayeilekh and their summary points:
Adonai Himself will cross over before the Israelites.
Adonai Himself will destroy the occupiers of the Land of Israel so that the tribes may receive their portions.
Israel is to remain vigilant, expectant through the Passover night and the evening before the Day of Trumpets. Resurrection comes with the dawn. The menorah had to be so filled with oil that it would burn until dawn, yet if the fire on the altar went out, then all the oil in the world could not burn through the night as necessary. As the Feast of Trumpets approaches, it is important to do more than check the oil level in our lamps. We need to listen, measure our actions against the Word, and if necessary, repent. There’s nothing like a good repentance sacrifice to make the altar flame high, and with that fire, we can re-light our lamps to burn through the darkness of night. Evening and morning. One day.
This is a special set of teachings for the week of Sukkot. The regular Torah portion for this...Read More
Does it seem like the word “today” is used a lot in our Torah portion? The Hebrew for “today” is HaYom. The emphasis on the opening passage of Nitzavim is “today.” The principle of “today” is that it is the day in which one listens to the voice of Elohim. Adam and Eve feared the voice of Elohim walking in the Garden because they had not listened to it, obeyed it. Today is the time of obedience to the commandments. Here are a few of the multiple verses in Deuteronomy that define “today” as the day of listening to and obeying the commandments, the voice of Elohim.Read More
Join Mark Call of Shabbat Shalom Mesa, way out in the very off-grid boondocks, for a special...Read More
Audio reading: Num 29:7-11 Isaiah 15:1-18:7 Gal 1:1-24 Psalm 58:1-11 Prov 23:12 Audio reading: Lev...Read More
by Mark Call | Sep 11, 2021 | Biblical Basics, Biblical History, Come Out of Her My People - Mark Call, Old Testament & New Testament, Shabba Shalom Mesa - Mark Call, Understanding Torah, Weekly Torah Portion Reading, Who Are We? | 0 |
This parsha, Vayelekh (Deuteronomy chapter 31) is only one chapter, but reiterates several key...Read More