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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Leviticus-Part 7

When more than one kind of korban was presented (Num 7.16-17) the procedure was usually as follows: the sin offering (chatat) or guilt offering (asham); the burnt offering (olah); the peace offering (shelem) and the grain offering (minchah). This sequence

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Leviticus-Part 6

In the past, history has shown us that man has always had superiority and stature over the animal kingdom. But what about today? Many contend that man and animal are equal and that man does not have the superior status

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Leviticus-Part 5

The idea that sin affects the covenantal bond and defiles the Temple shows us an important concept related to the sin offering. The word in Hebrew for sin is “chatat” and the korban chatat is a way to “wash away”

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Leviticus-Part 4

We have seen that the Temple was a place where the covenantal relationship was seen, and there is no place in the Sanctuary that brings out this concept more than the Shulchan Ha Lechem Ha Pannim, or “The Table of

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Leviticus-Part 2

What we are going to describe with the korbanot is what God calls “worship.” Abraham is going to Mount Moriah to offer a korban and says it is worship (Gen 22.5). Israel was to go three days into the wilderness

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Leviticus-Part 1

We are going to look at the Book of Leviticus and we are going to break down the study into the various Torah readings. We are going to go over many of the concepts in this book and we are

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Exodus-Conclusion

The Passover in Egypt will be the first time Israel as a nation “served” God. And, this last plague involved them, too. They were not going to be exempted this time. The Lord is going to require Israel to take

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Exodus-Part 92

The next plague is darkness. After that, Pharaoh wants to talk to Moses as usual and he says in Exo 10.24, “Go and serve Yehovah; only let your flocks and your herds be detained. Even your little ones may go

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Exodus-Part 91

God says in Exo 10.1-2, “And Yehovah said to Moses, ‘Go to Pharaoh, for I have hardened his heart (kavedti ha lev) and the heart of his servants, that I may perform these signs of mine among them, and that

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Exodus-Part 90

Pharaoh was going to be a part of this revelation of Yehovah to the world from the beginning. Pharaoh isn’t really the center of all this, and Rabbi Fohrman implies that the Lord had an underlying message for Pharaoh here.

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Exodus-Part 89

Now we are going to take a look at the next plague of lice. Pharaoh’s magicians will try to mimic this plague but they will be unsuccessful. They could copy the others, but not this one. Exo 8.19 says, “And

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Exodus-Part 88

Moses puts the truth out there in Exo 5.1. The creator God Yehovah is telling Pharaoh to let his people go because he wants to celebrate with them. Yehovah is God’s name and he is the creator. He expects Egypt

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Exodus-Part 87

If the leader of the most powerful nation in the world at the time could come to the conclusion that there is one God, it would be a moment in history that confirmed the truth of monotheism. And, the name

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Exodus-Part 86

If we were the Lord, what would we do to set the captive Hebrews free? In addition, how would we reveal ourselves as the true creator of the universe? Well, first of all, we would fight an idea with another

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Exodus-Part 85

We are going to take a look at the difference between Monotheism and Polytheism and this will give us some insight into why Pharaoh acted the way he did. Monotheism is believed to be a belief in one God by

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Exodus-Part 84

God wants to deliver Israel and Moses wants to know God’s name. He tells Moses he is using a “new” name that reveals a new aspect of who he is, and it hasn’t been revealed until now. That name is

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Exodus-Part 83

Did Moses have a plan? Let’s look at what Moses said in Exo 5.1 and Exo 5.3. Exo 5.1 says, “And afterward Moses and Aaron came and said to Pharaoh, ‘Thus says Yehovah, the God of Israel, let my people

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Exodus-Part 82

Let’s go back to see where we are so far. God decides that he is going to play the long game to release Israel by using ten plagues over several months instead of a simple miracle. The Lord seems to

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Exodus-Part 81

Now we are going to go back and look at the story of the Exodus from a different perspective, one that many have not really gone into. This different look will not only tell us what really happened but it

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Exodus-Part 80

In Exo 38.21-31 we an accounting of the the materials used to build the Mishkan. Why is this here? Moses was a “non-profit” prophet. People will say if someone was in charge of all that gold, silver and materials that

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