Category Archives: Parsha 04 – Vayeira

The Three Angels at Sodom

In the stories of Abraham and Lot we can see two sides of a single prophecy. On the one hand is Abraham, through whom would come Israel, the Torah, and the Messiah. The whole world would be blessed through him … Continue reading

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The Roles and Fields of Righteous Men

Four of the great patriarchs of Torah were faced with the deserved destruction of unrighteous people, and the all reacted differently. When God told Noah that he would destroy the entire world by a great flood, he spent his days … Continue reading

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Behold the King in His Glory!

Anti-Christian forces are advancing everywhere. Muslims are pouring into Europe and America nearly unopposed. Bankers and financiers rob their creditors, debtors, and stock holders, and are rewarded from the accounts of the unaffiliated public. Politicians promise to give their constituents … Continue reading

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What Purpose the Crucifixion?

What purpose did the crucifixion and resurrection serve? Among other things, the Crucifixion satisfied the requirement of the Law for the death of the sinner, and the Resurrection established Yeshua’s permanent mastery of death. The Law still requires death for … Continue reading

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Vayeira 5770 – Talent on Loan from God

Genesis 18:1-3 And YHWH appeared to him in the plains of Mamre, and he sat at the tent door in the heat of the day. (2) And he lifted up his eyes and looked, and lo, three men stood by … Continue reading

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Vayeira 5769 – Sarah’s Infertility

Genesis 18:11 Now Abraham and Sarah were old and well stricken in age. As the Creator of all life, there is no barrier to fertility which God cannot overcome with the slightest of thoughts. If a man is impotent or … Continue reading

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Vayeira 5768 – Divine Genocide

A chart inspired by the comments on my last post: Ante-deluvian Genesis 6 Sodom & Gomorrah Genesis 18-19 Egypt Exodus 1-4 Canaan Joshua Commonality Primary Cause Violence Violence Oppression & infanticide Child sacrifice Violence Possible Secondary Cause Sexual immorality Sexual … Continue reading

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The Righteous with the Wicked

Another book excerpt for your enjoyment and edification… Genesis 18:22-32 wilt thou also destroy the righteous with the wicked? In a city of some thirty or forty thousands God found only one man who had not given himself to licentiousness. … Continue reading

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