Beshalach

Beshelach Torah:Exodus 13:17 – 17:16 Haftarah: Judges 4:4 – 5:31 This is the sixteenth week of parasha (portion) and we find ourselves studying the portion named Beshalach, which translates “when he let go.” If you are a person who is in the midst of a seemingly insurmountable life struggle, then this parasha is for you!  …

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Bo

Rabbi Cliff Maynard Bo Torah – Exodus 10:1-13:16 Haftarah – Jeremiah 46:13-28 Brit Chadashah – Luke 22:7-30; 1 Corinthians 11:20-34 At the time of the writing of this week’s parasha, we are in the midst of quite the winter cold snap here in North Carolina. Springtime may seem far off. Many of you are likely …

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Va’era

Rabbi Cliff Maynard Va’era  Torah – Exodus 6:2-9:3  Haftarah – Ezekiel 28:25-29:21   Brit Chadashah – Romans 9:14-33 The Torah continues in this, the second week in the study of Shemot (Names or Exodus).  This is one of the more dramatic and action packed parashot (studies) that we will take a look at here as …

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Shemot

Rabbi Cliff Maynard Shemot The parasha (portion) of Shemot (Names) covers much of the life of Moshe (Moses).  We see him from the time he was an infant all the way to an old man in the beginnings of his leading the people of G-d.  There is just one small part of this portion of …

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Vayechi

Rabbi Cliff Maynard Vayechi  Torah – Genesis 47:28-50:26   Haftarah – 1 Kings 2:1-12   Brit Chadashah – Hebrews 11:3 This parasha (portion) begins with the words “And he lived) (Vayechi).  This is the opening to the portion where Yisra’El (Jacob) is now living in the land of Goshen in Egypt.  This study will be …

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Vayeshev

Vayeshev  I am excited to bring you this week’s parasha (portion)!  What an exciting time in history to be alive.  You will recall many teachings where I showed you that the division of the Word is Divinely inspired and each one lines up with something very special that is going on in the heavenly realm.  …

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Vayishlach

Vayishlach Torah – Genesis 32:3-36:43  Haftarah – Obediah 1:1-21  Brit Chadashah – Hebrews 11:11-20; Matthew 26:36-45 Vayishlach is Hebrew for he sent.  I highly encourage you to read and study all of the above listed verses as this portion is packed with a lot of great lessons just waiting to be found.  For the purposes …

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Vayetze

Vayetze Torah – Genesis 28:10-32:3 Haftarah – Hosea 12:13-14:10 Brit Chadashah – John 1:19-51Vayetze (and he went out) is our focus for this week as we study parasha (portion.) We will be staying in chapter 28 of Genesis and looking at a few things you will likely find interesting. Hopefully, this study will whet your …

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Toldot

Parasha (portion) Toldot (Generations) is the sixth week of study in this new year.  The sixth week of study aligns with the sixth day of Creation in at least a couple ways.  Let’s take a quick look before we get to the meat of this week’s lesson. Genesis 1:26-28, “Then Gd said, “Let Us make …

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