Feb 24, 2021
This is a summary introduction to the Parashah T'rumah, based on Exodus 25, and gives a brief historical overview of this remarkable locus of spiritual mystery and power. It is part of the UMJC Commentaries series regularly posted at www.umjc.org/commentaries (dated Feb. 17, 2021).
Feb 16, 2021
The requirement of every man in Israel to give a half-shekel for the upkeep of the Tabernacle--and later, the Temple (Exodus 30: 11ff), opens up a fascinating discussion as we consider that Yeshua chose a unique way to pay it, with Kefa's assistance. Date derash given: February 13, 2021.
Feb 9, 2021
The experience of Israel at Sinai is compared by Jewish tradition to a wedding--the uniting of the Chosen People with God as their "bridegroom," preparing them to see fulfilled all the promises He made to Abraham, Isaac and Jacob.Presented online on February 6, 2021.
Feb 2, 2021
The story of Israel's salvation at the Red Sea celebrates the power of our God, inspires confidence that He is present in our lives and that His faithfulness endures no matter how challenging our circumstances may appear. Sermon Given Online on Saturday January 30,...