Tag Archives: Torah

Exodus 20- The Decalogue

Exodus 20: 1-17 The Ten Words  Then God spoke all these words:  2 I am the LORD your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery; 3 you shall have no other … Continue reading

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Psalm 19- Creation, the Law and a Faithful Life

Psalm 19  <To the leader. A Psalm of David.> 1 The heavens are telling the glory of God; and the firmament proclaims his handiwork. 2 Day to day pours forth speech, and night to night declares knowledge. 3 There is … Continue reading

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Deuteronomy 30 – Hope Beyond the Curse

  Deuteronomy 30: 1-10 Returning to the LORD 1 When all these things have happened to you, the blessings and the curses that I have set before you, if you call them to mind among all the nations where the … Continue reading

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Deuteronomy 27-Preserving the Law

Deuteronomy 27: 1-8 An Enduring Word 1 Then Moses and the elders of Israel charged all the people as follows: Keep the entire commandment that I am commanding you today. 2 On the day that you cross over the Jordan … Continue reading

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 Deuteronomy 21: Death, Rebellious Children, Captured Women and Inheritance

Deuteronomy 21: 1-9: Dealing with an Unsolvable Death 1 If, in the land that the LORD your God is giving you to possess, a body is found lying in open country, and it is not known who struck the person … Continue reading

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Psalm 1 Poetry and the Law

Psalm 1 Happy are those who do not follow the advice of the wicked, or take the path that sinners tread, or sit in the seat of scoffers; 2 but their delight is in the law of the LORD, and … Continue reading

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The Place of Authority: A Brief History Part 4: Re-establishment, Disillusionment and Germination

Wojceich Stattler, Machabeusze (Maccabbes) Public Domain Art I think I need to be clear at this point that while I am doing a historical trek through Israel’s story, I am not trying to do a history of Israel at this point, … Continue reading

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