Vayelekh (He Went) D’Varim (Deut.) 31:1-30
Vayetze (And He Went) B’resheet/Genesis 28:10-32:3
Torah Portion: Vayetze(And He Went) B’resheet/Genesis 28:10-32:3
Haftorah Reading Hosea 11:7-13:5
This Torah portion covers over 20 years of Ya’akov’s life. It starts with his escape from the wrath of his brother Esau and ends with him, along with his family, making the journey back to the Land of Promise. These verses cover many thought provoking points. However, I will concentrate on only two.
Shelach L’cha (Send on Your Behalf) Num 13
Torah Portion: Shelach L’cha (Send on your behalf) Numbers (B’Midbar) 13:1-15:41
HafTorah: Joshua 2:1-24
New Testament: Hebrews 3:7-19
Today we talk about one of the major turning points of the time in the wilderness, the sin of the 10 spies and the bad report they brought back about the land of promise. I want us to take several things in this Parasha and see how they might help us to shed light on verses in the New Testament.