Weekly Torah

Insight and commentary on the Torah and Gospels every week, adapted from Torah Club resources.

THIS WEEK
THIS WEEK

The World Was Created for Me

Each person is as valuable as Adam, the first man. Though Adam was only a single human being, he held within him the potential of all humanity. So, too, each person shares that same potential. No person should be dismissed as simply a number or a cog in the wheel. Every human being is a whole world.

Adam, Bamidbar, census, human being, humanity, lost sheep, love, special treasure


From Previous Weeks

Sabbath Rest for the Land

It is easy to fall into the trap of believing that if we did stop working, the world will stop spinning. The Torah seeks to teach us to place our trust in God rather than our own efforts. Imagine having a year off, once every seven years, to devote yourself to studying the Scriptures, learning Torah and serving the kingdom.

appointed times, Behar, calendar, rest, Sabbath, sabbatical year


The LORD's Appointed Times

In the days of the Apostles, both Jewish and Gentile believers observed God's appointed times together. They met in the synagogues and in the Temple on the Sabbath and festival days to celebrate and observe God's holy days. When Gentile Christianity left the cradle of Judaism, the festivals fell into disuse for them. Is this what God intended for believers?

appointed times, biblical festivals, calendar, Emor, Passover, Pentecost, Pesach, Rosh Hashanah, Shabbat, Shavu'ot, sukkot, Yom Kippur


I Need Atonement

The suffering and the death of the righteous Messiah also accomplished atonement—not in the Sanctuary on earth but in the heavenly Sanctuary. Yeshua serves as “a minister in the sanctuary and in the true tabernacle, which the LORD pitched, not man” (Hebrews 8:2).

Acharei Mot, Day of Atonement, Fall Festivals, forgiveness, high holidays, High Holy Days, presence of God, provision, Yom Kippur


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