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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Joshua-Part 13

Josh 21.1-45 tells us about the claim of the Levites for cities to live in once the land was divided to the tribes and everyone knew what cities belonged to them. The Levites had to live somewhere because they did

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Joshua-Part 12

Joshua 20.1-9 is a chapter that deals with the renewal of the order to appoint six cities of refuge for those who have committed manslaughter (Num 35.6-34). They can flee there and have protection from the avenger of blood until

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Joshua-Part 11

We pick up in Josh 19.1-51 with the account of the lots given to the six remaining tribes. In Josh 19.1-9 we have the allotment to the tribe of Simeon (hear/obey). Judah (praise) and Simeon (hear/obey) are connected in this

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Joshua-Part 10

Josh 18.1-28 tells us about the setting up of the Mishkan (Tabernacle) at Shiloh and that seven tribes had not been allotted their inheritance yet. He sends out three people (three is the number of resurrection alluding to the fact

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Joshua-Part 9

Josh 16.1-10 deals with the territory of Ephraim and the half-tribe of Manasseh. So, lets deal with each verse and see what they allude to. The other half of Manasseh settled on the east side of the Jordan. It says

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Joshua-Part 8

We continue with quoting from the book “The Aryeh Kaplan Anthology II” with what the author says about the significance of the boundaries and the search for the site of the Temple and the Altarbased on Josh 15.8 and the

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Joshua-Part 7

We are going to continue with our look into the book “The Aryeh Kaplan Anthology II” by Aryeh Kaplan to get a better insight into the conquest of the land, the significance of the boundaries and the search for the

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Joshua-Part 6

Josh 14.1-15 tells us about the division of the land on the western side of the Jordan and Caleb’s request. These borders will have names and places that will represent the things that mark the “borders” between a believer and

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Joshua-Part 5

Josh 12.1-24 gives an account of all the victories made by Israel in the time of Moses and Joshua. This conquest took seven years and this alludes to the seven year Chevlai Shell Mashiach, or Birth-pains of the Messiah. We

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Joshua-Part 4

Josh 10.1-27 deals with Adoni-zedek, the king of Jerusalem, and four other kings who will come against Joshua and Israel. He will be a picture of the False Messiah. Jerusalem will be a picture of the human heart that will

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Joshua-Part 3

In Josh 8.1-29 turns his attention again to Ai and defeats them. This is seen as a type of the coming judgment of the world when Messiah comes. Joshua sends out 30,000 warriors at night. The number 3 is the

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Joshua-Part 2

The priests will enter the Jordan on Nisan 10 (Josh 1.11, 3.2, 4.19) and Nisan 10 is the day that Yeshua rode into Jerusalem as the Passover lamb, and it will be the exact half-way point of the Birth-pains. The

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Joshua-Part 1

We are going to take a look at the book of Joshua and pick up some foundational concepts found there that will help us in our study of the Tanak. We have gone over the Torah in a foundational way

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Deuteronomy-Conclusion

Deut 34.1-12 is the last chapter of the book and it deals with the death of Moses. Given the nature of Israel and how the nation came to be out of a land of idolatry it was possible that the

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Tanak Foundations- Concepts in Deuteronomy-Part 34

Now we come to the last Torah portion called “V’zot ha Brachah” “This is the Blessing.” It goes from Deut 33.1 to 34.12. Moses will shift his focus again to the blessing, which is a good way to end any

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Deuteronomy-Part 33

In Deut 32.7-14, Moses gives a lesson from history. He tells them to remember the past (v 7) and to ask the fathers and they will instruct them about all that happened. The Lord gave the nations their inheritance and

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Tanak Foundations- Concepts in Deuteronomy-Part 32

The next Torah portion is called “Ha’azeinu” and it means to “give ear.” It goes from Deut 32.1-52. Moses knows the people will rebel against the Lord and he tells the people to assemble before him and he will tell

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Deuteronomy-Part 31

In this teaching, we will pick up with Canto III in Salmon Ben Jeruham’s criticism of Rabbinic Judaism and their views on the Oral Law. “Canto III: Where do you flee, O Fayyumite (Saadiah), to hide thyself from utter ruin?

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Deuteronomy-Part 30

We are going to pick up with Canto II from Salmon Ben Yeruham’s “Book of the Wars of the Lord” where Salmon is tearing down the main pillars of Rabbanism (Rabbinic Judaism) and the “Oral Law.” “I have discovered in

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Deuteronomy-Part 29

There has been an ongoing conflict between several groups in Judaism. One group is called ‘Karaism” (meaning “readers”) and the other group is called Rabbinic Judaism. This conflict has been going on for centuries. Basically, the Karaites accept what is

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