Parashat Re’eh (See or Look)

Every time I read this week’s Scripture portion, I’m always faced with examining my life, and more specifically the choices that I have made. From the time of creation, we were created with the ability … Read More

Parashat Ekev (Because of)

As I mentioned, I love the consistency of God’s Word, and I would like to highlight a few key points from the verses above: That word “if” is such an important word that we find … Read More

Parashat Devarim (Words)

As I was reading this week’s portion, one account caught my attention: This record reminds us of the events that took place in Numbers 13 and 14, where God instructed Moses to send 12 men … Read More

Parashat Pinchas

In order for us to fully understand the story here, we need to revisit the end of our reading from last week: As we can see from the verses above Pinchas was zealous for the … Read More

Parashat Balak

I would also like to point out that the text reveals that the messengers had heard about the Israelites, and acknowledged their exodus from Egypt. Clearly, Balak knew that Israel were God’s people, yet he … Read More

Parashat Chukat (Statute of)

In this week’s reading we read: Here are some points that I hope will strengthen your understanding of the amazing work of our Lord. In closing, Yeshua IS the fulfillment of all that is written … Read More

Parashat Korach

It is interesting to note that some of the men leading the rebellion alongside Korah were the descendants of Reuben. Recall that Reuben was the oldest of Jacob’s sons, which meant that people looked up … Read More

Parashat Shelach (Send Forth)

In our reading we once again see Israel’s lack of faith and trust in God. Chapter 13 and 14 speak of God’s instruction to Israel to tour (or scout) and walk the Land that God … Read More