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Torah Portion: Emor (Leviticus 21:1-24:23)

Unlike last week’s portion that was a mammoth 94 pages, including the appendices, this week’s is more manageable, but loaded with points to ponder as we consider the role of the man as head of his family.  Specifically, we take … Continue reading

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Torah Portion: Acharei Mot/Kedoshim (Leviticus 16:1-20:27)

HUGE Torah Portion commentary this week!!  94 pages!! Actually, multiple big appendices to support and expand the 12 pages of dynamite in this very important double portion regarding sexual purity and how we are to live!!  Thee is enough meat … Continue reading

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Torah Portion: Tazria/Metzora (Leviticus 12:1-15:33)

This week’s Torah notes related to headship and patriarchy in this portion are up on our Torah Portion Series page.  This week is short, download and read…  and, rest up!!  Next week is going to be HUGE!! Shabbat Shalom!

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Torah Portion: Vayikra (Lev. 1:1-6:7)

This week’s Torah commentary is up with another focus on headship and the role of the man as priest in his home.  One aspect again discussed is the importance of a woman being under the protective covering of a man. … Continue reading

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Torah Portion: Ki Tisa (Exodus 30:11-34:35)

With headship comes responsibility. This week we witness both failure and success by heads of household.  Most interesting is considering Moses in the role of Messiah and how he is an example for men as the head of their homes. … Continue reading

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Humor from 113Restoration.com

Makes me laugh every time I read it…

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Torah Portion: Mishpatim (Exo. 21:1-24:18)

What does this portion have to do with the end of days? Should all believers in the God of Abraham, Isaac,a nd Jacob be paying attention??  You Bet!! Free download ofthis weeks Torah Portion here.

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Introducing 113Restoration.com

Over the course of the last year to eighteen months I have had a real passion to understand foundational elements of the restoration of kol Israel. Central to that study has been a growing understanding of family, patriarchy, headship, masculinity … Continue reading

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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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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: 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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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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Restoring kol Israel: Democratic Republic or Theocratic Patriarchy?

What will be the form of government in the Millennial Kingdom? Will it be a democratic republic? Most people who never ponder the form of government in the Millennial Kingdom merrily assume that it will be some sort of democratic … Continue reading

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Restoring kol Israel: How we ‘disable’ our children

“What’s the use? I’m gonna die anyway?” His reply to my question was rather listless. It started after Shabbat when I asked a young man in our fellowship what he wanted to study for and do when he finished school. … Continue reading

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