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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Genesis-Part 14

In Gen 28, we have the beginning of a 20 year episode in the life of Jacob that will be a picture of the last days. Jacob is told by Isaac to go to Paddan-Aram, or the “sons of the

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Genesis-Part 13

Gen 23.1-20 is going to give us another picture of the Redemption. Sarah dies and her age is given at her death, the only time this happens with the death of a female, so it means something special. This alludes

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Genesis-Part 12

In Gen 15.1-21, we have the story of what is called the “Covenant between the Parts” or “halves.” The Lord appears to Abraham and says he will be a “shield” (magen) to him. Abraham says he is childless and the

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Genesis-Part 11

In Gen 9.18-29 we have a very curious incident. Noah has three sons named Ham, Shem and Japheth. Noah becomes intoxicated and “uncovered” himself in his tent. Ham told his two brothers and they came in and covered him. Because

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Genesis-Part 10

In Gen 6.5-22, we learn that God hated sin and says that he is going to blot out man from the face of the land. He says that he is sorry that he made man but that doesn’t mean he

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Genesis-Part 9

In Gen 4.1 we learn that Adam had “relations” with Chava. That word in Hebrew is “yada” and it means “to know.” It is related to the word used in Hos 2.20 where it says, “And I will betroth you

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Genesis-Part 8

Genesis 3 is going to be a case study on the dynamics of desire. How did the struggle of eating of the tree or not change them, or us? If we look at Genesis 3, how did they realize they

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Genesis-Part 7

The Torah recognizes that we do not have the ability to make sound decisions. Without the Torah, we are susceptible to blurring what is right with our desires. Rom 10.4 says that the Messiah is the goal of the Torah.

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Genesis-Part 6

What was in it for the Nachash? Why couldn’t an animal be a suitable helper for Adam? Well, let’s look at how idolatry presents “god.” You will see “cow people, goat people, snake people and all sorts of animals with

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Genesis-Part 5

We learn from Exo 25 that the Ark was made of Shittim (Acacia) wood. You cannot pluck the fruit off and plant it because it won’t grow. It has a very hard coating around the seed because it protects it

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Genesis-Part 4

We get into trouble when our “tree of knowledge of good and evil” is left to our own discernment. Passion enters into it to justify what we are doing. It leads us to think we are serving god, but our

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Genesis-Part 3

Man cannot approach God as a mortal. Sin had to be dealt and man needed to be raised from mortal to immortal. Mad had to be driven out of the Garden because he had lost the kedusha God had given

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Genesis-Part 2

The next concept we want to bring out concerns the “days” (“yom’ot”) of Genesis 1. They are literal, 24 hour days. A day (yom) plus a number almost always means an ordinary 24 hour day (410 times). “Evening and morning”

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Genesis-Part 1

We are going to begin a teaching on the basic understandings and foundations of tha Tanak, and this will include many concepts, phrases and idioms that will help us understand what many call erroneously the “Old Testament.” We will not

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Torah and New Testament Foundations-The Greatest Delusion Ever Told-Conclusion

We are going to look at some passages that will have a description of the Abomination of desolation, and these passages will be in contrast to the greatness of God. In Isa 40.18, they will be making an image they

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Torah and New Testament Foundations-The Greatest Delusion Ever Told-Part 32

The Shroud of Turin has coins over the eyes, and these coins have a misspelling. In an article from WWW.Shroud.Com, there is an explanation about this misspelling that “proved” the Shroud originated around the time and place “Jesus” was crucified.

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Torah and New Testament Foundations-The Greatest Deception Ever Told-Part 31

We learned in Part 30 that the False Prophet will be a false Elijah. He calls fire down from heaven like Elijah did. We are also told that he commands the people to worship the Beast. He will build an

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Torah and New Testament Foundations-The Greatest Delusion Ever Told-Part 30

Rev 13.1 tells us about a seven-headed beast that arises out of the sea. It has a description of this beast and it is Leviathan, a picture of the False Messiah. We have already shown you in this teaching that

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Torah and New Testament Foundations-The Greatest Delusion Ever Told-Part 29

We are continuing in our profile of the False Messiah, and we will pick up in Dan 11.35-36, where it says, “And some of those who have insight will fall in order to refine, purge, and make them pure until

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Torah and New Testament Foundations-The Greatest Delusion Ever Told-Part 28

We are going to look at some passages in Daniel about the Abomination of Desolation. We learn that a “male goat” (Alexander the Great) arises from the west (Greece). He fought the “two horns” (Medo-Persia) but after he wins, he

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