TorahScope: Ha’azinu

18 September, 2018 messianicapologetics 0

Ha’azinu Hear Deuteronomy 32:1–52 2 Samuel 22:1–22:51 “Mixed Emotions Poeticized” by Mark Huey Providentially, the Ha’azinu Torah portion is often read, studied, and contemplated during the season of the Fall high holidays of Yom Teruah/Rosh HaShanah, Yom Kippur, and Sukkot. […]

TorahScope: V’yeilekh

9 September, 2018 messianicapologetics 0

V’yeilekh And he went Deuteronomy 31:1-30 Hosea 14:2-10; Micah 7:18-20; Joel 2:15-27 “The Strong and Courageous Never Forsaken” by Mark Huey As Moses, the prophet to Israel (Deuteronomy 18:15, 18; Acts 3:22; 7:37), comes to the completion of his exemplary […]

TorahScope: Nitzavim

2 September, 2018 messianicapologetics 0

Nitzavim Standing Deuteronomy 29:9[10]-30:20 Isaiah 61:10-63:9 “Secret Things Revealed” by Mark Huey This week as our annual study of the Torah comes to the concluding chapters of Deuteronomy, with the relatively concise Nitzavim reading, the admonitions of Moses recall the […]

TorahScope: Ki-Tavo

26 August, 2018 messianicapologetics 0

Ki-Tavo When you enter in Deuteronomy 26:1-29:8 Isaiah 60:1-22 “Blessing and Curse Declarations” by Mark Huey As the annual reading of the Torah begins to wind down this week, and with the month of Elul waning as personal introspection increases […]

TorahScope: Ki-Teitzei

19 August, 2018 messianicapologetics 0

Ki-Teitzei When you go out Deuteronomy 21:10-25:19 Isaiah 54:1-10 (or finish at 52:13) “Purging the Evil of Lying Lips” by Mark Huey This week’s Torah reading Ki-Teitzei, “When you go out,” offers instructions on a wide variety of topics. These […]

Composition of the Book of Deuteronomy

15 August, 2018 J.K. McKee 0

POSTED 23 OCTOBER, 2017 Approximate date: 1440-1400 B.C.E. (Right); 1300-1200 B.C.E. (conservative-moderate); before 623 B.C.E. and/or 500s B.C.E. (Left) Time period: Israel preparing to enter into the Promised Land Author: Moses exclusively (Right); Moses, Joshua, and later editors (conservative-moderate); a […]

TorahScope: Shoftim

12 August, 2018 messianicapologetics 0

Shoftim Judges Deuteronomy 16:18-21:9 Isaiah 51:12-52:12 (or finish at 53:12) “God’s Governance Parameters” by Mark Huey As we continue to read through the Book of Deuteronomy this week, one is reminded that the Holy One of Israel was most definitely […]

TorahScope: Re’eih

5 August, 2018 messianicapologetics 0

Re’eih See Deuteronomy 11:26-16:17 Isaiah 54:11-55:5 “Seeing is Believing” by Mark Huey As the reiteration of the words received and the tests, trials, and tribulations experienced during the desert sojourn of the Israelites to the Promised Land continues, this week’s […]

TorahScope: Ekev

29 July, 2018 messianicapologetics 0

Ekev Because Deuteronomy 7:12-11:25 Isaiah 49:14-51:3 “Simply Because” by Mark Huey In last week’s parashah, Moses concluded the recitation of what the Lord expected of Israel, by reminding the people that He did not choose them for service to Him […]

TorahScope: V’et’chanan

22 July, 2018 messianicapologetics 0

V’et’chanan I pleaded Deuteronomy 3:23-7:11 Isaiah 40:1-26 “Promises Reiterated to a Chosen Nation” by Mark Huey This week’s parashah is so filled with incredible descriptions of the Lord’s love, promises, and anticipated plans for His chosen people, that direct quotations […]

TorahScope: Devarim

15 July, 2018 messianicapologetics 0

Devarim Words Deuteronomy 1:1-3:22 Isaiah 1:1-27 “The Fighting Father’s Promised Plan Reiterated” by Mark Huey This week as the final book of the Torah commences, our parashah, Devarim, essentially begins a lengthy reiteration of the forty year desert sojourn of […]

What Does the Shema Really Mean?

4 December, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

ORIGINALLY POSTED 12 APRIL, 2004 Shema Yisrael, ADONAI Eloheinu, ADONAI echad The Shema of Deuteronomy 6:4, “Hear, O Israel! The LORD is our God, the LORD is one!” represents for all Bible readers the most ancient creedal statement of belief. […]

Deuteronomy 6:25

23 August, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

I heard a Messianic teacher say that if I keep the Torah perfectly not only will I be able to be saved, I will also be able to never get sick or die of diseases like cancer. Can you help […]