• Blessing the Younger Son
    Many of the stories in the Bible revolve around competition between brothers for a blessing. In all of the major stories, the younger son is favored.
  • God in the Patriarchs
    Abraham, Isaac and Jacob each represents one aspect of God.
  • Holy Spirit and the Torah
    Given on the same day centuries apart, the Torah and Holy Spirit provide guidance on how to live this life. The two work together in harmony and are not at all at odds.
  • Joseph: The Fourth Patriarch
    In many respects Joseph is better placed with Abraham, Isaac and Jacob than he is with his brothers as one of the twelve tribes of Israel.
  • Ten Statements of God
    The ten plagues on Egypt were, in a sense, a backing out of the ten statements of creation in Genesis. They are then followed by ten statements of recreation at Sinai.
  • The Parable of the Sower - Fertilizer
    Y'shua's first parable, the Parable of the Sower, is a wonderful metaphor for lots of things in a person's life. As an example, it can help explain the purpose of troubles.
  • Tribal Temperament in Exile
    The history of Israel has long periods of exile during which there were leaders from different tribes. How each of those leaders performed was predicted by the words spoken by Jacob over his twelve sons before his death.
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