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Miketz 2021 || Pastor David Mathews

At the End of: Genesis 41:1–44:17. I. As we’ve said so often, these weekly Parsha, like the entirety of the Tanak, were not written as ‘Daily newspapers for the Hebrew’ during the time of their writing. They were however, written as a prophetic news source for our generation. Take careful …

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Vayeshev 2021|| Brittney Scott

Vayeshev/”And He Settled”, Genesis 37:1-40:23, transitions the focus from Jacob to his sons, specifically Joseph! Here we find the events that lead to Joseph being brought to Egypt, all in preparation for being placed into a position in order to save his entire house! Yet when studying this, it’s imperative …

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Toldot 2021 || Brittney Scott

Toldot/”Generations”, covers Genesis 25:19-28:9, serves to transition from Abraham to Isaac, and then onto Jacob.  Yet the opening statement, and name of the parshah, “these are the generations” is an interesting phrase seen 10 times throughout the book of Genesis, structuring the book itself!  It goes beyond just the concept of listing …

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Red Sea Crossing || Pastor David Mathews

The Red Sea Crossing The Greater Exodus Plagues con’t: Ex. 14: 1-15:22: I.        Though we finished looking at all 10 of the quote “plagues” it is my opinion that there remains one left to consider in the final judgment of Egypt as the Greater Exodus begins. It is the incident at …

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VaYeshev 2020 || Brittney Scott

VaYeshev/”And He Settled”, Genesis 37:1-40:23, interestingly reveals the final and 10th Elleh Toldot (“These are the generations”), this time associated with Jacob.  Yet once again this enigmatic phrase does not list the entire house of Jacob, but only one son is brought to the forefront – Joseph! Building upon past studies, already …

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Toldot 2020 || Brittney Scott

Toldot/”Generations”, Genesis 25:19-28:9, is a Torah portion of transition!  The focus shifts from Abraham, to Isaac, the Son of Promise!  Of the 3 patriarchs (Abraham, Isaac, & Jacob), Isaac is given the least amount of attention, yet the opening statement of this passage is an enigmatic element seen throughout Genesis!  Could this be …