Torah Portion – Week 48 (2021)
Deut 16:18 – 21:9
Welcome brothers and sisters to week 48 – Shofetim, meaning Judges. This portion outlines societal structure for the Israelites; which discusses rules for Judges, Kings, Levites, Prophets, cities of refuge, witnesses, war and murder crimes.
16:20 – True justice, otherwise Sodom… Jasher 19:1-22 https://sacred-texts.com/chr/apo/jasher/19.htm
- Can’t judge by the heart. Torah rules.
21-22 Modern day images?
17:1 – Sacrifices. Everything we have https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Rom+12%3A1-2&version=KJV
8-13 – once again, Yahuah is showing structure and order https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=1+cor+14%3A33&version=NASB
17:19 – Copy of the book – The Word (how much time do we spend?)
17:20 – Not lifted up above his brethren https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=john+13%3A5-17%2C+matt+23%3A8-12%2C+eph+4%3A11-15&version=KJV
18:5 – Test. Of levi 1:6-15 https://sacred-texts.com/bib/fbe/fbe272.htm
18:9 – Christmas, Easter etc… are abominations of the nations
18:13 – PERFECTION (STRIVE FOR IT) WHOLE BURNT OFFERING (NO BLEMISH)
18:19 – Prophet like Moshe https://parableofthevineyard.com/yahusha-the-prophet-like-moshe/
19:1-13 – Yahuah is righteous, making sure a fair trial ensued.
19:14 – Talk about Jubilees/canaan
19:18 – Inquire diligently (Susanna) https://classic.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=susana+1&version=RSV
19:21 – Eye for eye (but what did Yahusha say?) https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=is+42%3A1-4%2C21+%2C+matt+5%3A38-48%2C+is+50%3A4-9&version=KJV
20:1-10 – These are more of the “scary 613 laws”. This is righteous; also, these things are for the good of the masses.
20:19: “Tree is a mans life” We are likened to trees (Psalm 1 etc…) https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=ps+1%3A1-3%2C+matt+21%3A19&version=GNV
- 1-9: The heifer took the place of the murderer.
21:4 – break the neck https://www.blueletterbible.org/search/search.cfm?Criteria=strike+off&t=KJV&ss=1#s=s_primary_0_1