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Tuesday Torah: Deuteronomy 20:1-4

It’s all to easy when you’re outnumbered or feel weak to truly believe it’s a lost cause. You want to turn tail and run for your life. 105 more words

Daily Reading

1652.) Deuteronomy 12

Deuteronomy 12 (English Standard Version)

The LORD’s Chosen Place of Worship

1 “These are the statutes and rules that you shall be careful to do in the land that the LORD, the God of your fathers, has given you to possess, all the days that you live on the earth. 1,871 more words


Ki Thavo: Count Your Blessings

“And you shall raise your voice and say before Hashem your God…, ‘Behold, I have brought the first of the fruit of the land which you, Hashem, have given me!’ And you shall rejoice in all the good which Hashem your God has given to you” (Deuteronomy 26:5-11). 215 more words


The Choice Remains: Choose Life

“I call heaven and earth to witness against you today that I have set before you life and death, blessings and curses. Choose life so that you and your descendants may live, loving the Lord your God, obeying him, and holding fast to him; for that means life to you.” (Deuteronomy 30:19-20) 720 more words

God Thoughts

Devarim Twenty-Nine: Hidden Things

Moses reminds the people all that they have seen of God’s greatness and wonders, particularly as they pertained to His actions against the Egyptians. “Yet until this day, the Lord has not given you a heart to know, eyes to see, and ears to hear (Deuteronomy 29:3).” Somehow, it seems, that throughout the time in the wilderness, the people were in some kind of divine incubator, a magical state in which they didn’t have the same material needs that they would have normally. 447 more words


1651.) Deuteronomy 11

Deuteronomy 11 (English Standard Version)

Love and Serve the LORD

1 “You shall therefore love the LORD your God and keep his charge, his statutes, his rules, and his commandments always. 1,606 more words


In the beginning was the ... Memra!

Maybe you’ve never heard this, but John’s use of ‘the Word’ (John 1:1ff) is not original.  Authoritative Aramaic translations of the Torah done by the rabbis, some 150+ years  57 more words