Parashat – Genesis

Consider Noah

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If you think that you have problems, consider Noah. He was told to build an Ark to house all of the various creatures and Noah and his family. No where does it said that Noah tried to convince people to join him in the Ark. In 2nd Peter, it states that Noah was a ‘herald of righteousness’ but not that he ever preached for people to come into the Ark. However, we have to believe if Noah was building an Ark longer then a football field, people would have been curious and would have asked questions. Given that it is highly probable that many people asked questions, I have to state that Noah was...

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Tell Your Problems How Big God Is.

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Have you ever felt that life is just too tough? Have you prayed to God and told Him how big all of life problems are? How about if instead of telling God how big your problems are, why not tell your problems how big God is? This week the parsha is about Noah. If you think that you have problems, consider Noah. He was told to build an Ark to house all of the various creatures as well as Noah and his family. Nowhere does it said that Noah tried to convince people to join him in the Ark. In 2nd Peter, it states that Noah was a “herald of righteousness,” but not that he ever preached...

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Veyeishev – He Settled – An Unsettling Time Began for Jacob

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Veyeishev means “He settled.” This parashat taken from Genesis 37:1 – 40:23 covers the portion of Torah that tells of Joseph’s brother’s selling him into slavery in Egypt. Then Moses gives a view of what happens in the life of Judah before he takes us back to Egypt to see what is going on with Joseph. The PowerPoint shares an outline of the themes within this passage of God’s inspired word. Download File for Printing or Viewing PowerPoint presentation prepared by Leslie...

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Parashat Lech Lecha

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This parashat covers some of lessons revealed to us in Genesis 12:1 – 17:27. The Lech Lecha Torah portion, begins with the call of Abram to leave Haran and ends with the rite of circumcision as a sign between a newly named Abraham of his confidence in God’s covenant with him. Denise Rutledge shares lessons she learned as she studied this portion of scripture. [youtube_sc url=”http://youtu.be/z-SBQOZpTCM” title=”Parashat%20Lech%20Lecha%20-%20Genesis%2012:1%20-%2017:27″ autohide=”1″]

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Parashat – Toldat

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Parashat Toldat covers the Torah from Genesis 25:19 – 28:9. In this week’s portion, Denise Rutledge shares the thematic connections between the two brother’s Essau (Esau) and Yakov (Jacob). As a believer in Jesus as the promised Messiah, Denise shares the patterns shown in the life of Isaac that mirror the patterns followed by Jesus in His life. Then she goes on to show how the two sons reflect two kinds of believers in G-d. She concludes with parallels from the love of Isaac (Yitsak) for Essau that reflects the love of G-d for those who are like Essau. [youtube_sc...

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