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Bringing In The Harvest: A Study of The Gospel

by Tim Hegg

Beit Hallel Shavuot Study Noes, 5775

The Hebrew Word Group בּשַָׂר and בּשְׂ רָה (basar/besorah)
The basic meaning of the verb בּשַָׂר (basar) is “to bring news.” The context must determine whether the news is considered “good” or “bad.” The verb is found 24 times in the Tanach, while the noun, בּשְׂ רָה (besorah) is found 6 times.

In 1 & 2Samuel, and 1Kings, the use of the word group is generally used simply to describe runners or messengers bringing news, e.g., coming from the battlefield with new of victory or defeat, etc. (1 Sam 4:17; 31:9; 2 Sam 1:20; 4:10; 18:19–20, 26, 31; 1 Kings 1:42)

It is in the prophets, and particularly Isaiah, where the verb and its cognate noun take on a theological perspective… Read More

The Dividing Wall in Ephesians 2:14

What is It? Who Made It? How was It Broken Down?

by Tim Hegg

Many people interpret Ephesians 2:14 as teaching that the Torah was done away with so that Jew and non-Jew could be “one new man” in Yeshua. Is this what Paul was teaching? This paper looks at the context, the grammar, and the words of the text in order to properly interpret the passage.

This Week’s Parashah:

One Year Torah Reading Cycle:

Nitzavim – you are standing

Date: October 1, 2016
Torah: Deu 29:10[9]-30:20
Haftarah: Is 61:10-63:9
Apostolic: Joh 15:1-11
Deut 29:10-30:20

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Three Year Torah Reading Cycle:

Parashah 52

Date: October 1, 2016
Torah: Ex 10:1-12:12
Haftarah: Is 19:1-17
Apostolic: Jn 1:29-34

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