Monthly Archives: January 2020

Torah Portion: Bo (Exodus 10:1-13:16)

What does Galatians 3:28 have to do with this portion and how might we prove it? Why is the Pesach command given in a unique form, nowhere else used for a command in the Torah that we know of? Is … Continue reading

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Dear Son-in-law:

Recently a friend of mine (Zec) sent me and several other men a video and asked for feedback before it went public. It was absolutely stunning. Men, this fits with the focus we have had over the last few months … Continue reading

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Traditional Marriage – Be careful what you ask for….

The most recent issue of Patriarchs’ Journal (V. 3 Issue 21) has a very thought provoking article by attorney Rick Knuth titled, “So Which ‘Traditional Marriage’ Do People Want To Save?’ “Until the passage of Married Women’s Acts in 1898, … Continue reading

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Patriarch’s Journal… A nice resource!

Here are links to the two most recent issues of the Patriarch’s Journal. Each issue contains some thought provoking articles worthy of your time. Challenge yourself and read some Biblical thought that may be outside of your comfort zone. Most … Continue reading

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Torah Portion: Va’era (Exodus 6:2-9:35)

How does this Torah portion connect with Ezekiel 20, 23 and 37, Jeremiah 3, 16 and 31? What is the connection with brides? And, what is the connection with the house of Israel and the house of Judah? Hmmm…. join … Continue reading

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Torah Portion: Shemot (Exodus 1:1-6:1)

The Apostle Paul instructed the appointment of elders. Why? Did he institute an office, or was he being very pragmatic? And, if so, why? We begin the transition from family to nation, but is it a change of status, or … Continue reading

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Torah Portion: Vayechi (Genesis 47:28-50:26)

Late, and against all odds, this week’s Torah Portion commentary is up on our Torah Portion Series page. Shabbat Shalom!!

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Shame, Reproach and the Image of Marriage

Honor and shame are concepts almost completely lost on western culture. We watch memes, gifs and video clips of foibles and disasters that befall others and consider it humorous to mock and laugh at their misfortune. We even encourage and … Continue reading

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Torah Portion: Vayigash (Genesis 44:18-47:27)

Bombshell material in this commentary on Vayigash!! What does it mean to build a nation, and how does God do it vs. how man does it? Does family structure play a role? Buckle up, because several cited sources in this … Continue reading

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