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The Life of Sarah & A Wife for Isaac

The Life of Sarah & A Wife for Isaac

Genesis 23:1 – 25:18
The portion of scripture we’re exploring this week is Chayei Sarah (Genesis 23:1-25:18). We begin this section with the record of Sarah’s death at 127 years old. It seems ironic for the portion of Torah known as “The Life of Sarah” to begin with her death announcement, but, as the next several chapters unfold, we see the essence of Sarah and her legacy displayed clearly for all to see…

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Lehk Lehka (You Go)

Genesis 12:1-17:27
This week’s reading brings us to some very important verses, which hold some of the most important, foundational principles in all of Scripture. Unfortunately, they are also some of the most misquoted and misunderstood verses in Scripture, often taken out of context and misapplied. But we must understand how relevant they still are to us today, especially when understood in their proper context…

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Noah

Noah

Genesis 6:9 – 11:32
This week’s Scripture portion is “Noah”. Noah is one of my favorite men in the Bible. He is described as, “…a righteous man, blameless in his time; Noah walked with God.” Genesis 6:9b What I admire most about Noah is his commitment to honoring God regardless of the cost. His righteousness was a result of his faith in God, which he then put into action…

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The Ones Standing | WEEK 50

The Ones Standing | WEEK 50

Deu 29:9-30:20

This week’s Torah portion is found in Deuteronomy 29:9-30:20. The name of every Torah portion is typically taken from one of the words, in Hebrew, from the first sentence of the portion. In this case it’s the first word of verse 9, and it literally means “the ones standing.”

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