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Covenant and Embrace

Originally posted on 1000 Verses – a project of Judaism Resources:
Covenant and Embrace The point of a covenant is the preservation of a relationship. The two parties recognize that they share a bond with each other. The two parties also…

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Thou Shalt Not Commit Adultery

Thou Shalt Not Commit Adultery The act of adultery is a violation of a commitment. But this aspect of adultery should technically be covered in the range of the prohibition against stealing. If one member of a partnership committed themselves … Continue reading

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Thou Shalt Not Steal

Thou Shalt Not Steal The narrowest definition of the word “steal” refers to an action of taking possession of someone else’s property through dishonest means. The spirit of the law goes on to include any deception or dishonesty which causes … Continue reading

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Thou Shalt Not Murder

Thou Shalt Not Murder Is this injunction limited to the actual act of terminating a human life? or is this commandment a heading for a general concept? The nation to whom this commandment was addressed understands that both are true. … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to a Potential “Ger” – by Jim

Dear Philip, At the end of our lunch the other day, you excitedly informed me that you had discovered a new group of non-Jews that believe in the God of Israel and in the authority of the Torah, a group … Continue reading

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Tower of Truth

Tower of Truth Man’s need for self-validation is very deep. Necessity, as they say, is the mother of invention. The deeper the need – the more powerful the desire to invent and to fabricate. Not that there is a true … Continue reading

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All the Nations

Originally posted on 1000 Verses – a project of Judaism Resources:
All the Nations “For then I will change the nations [to speak] a pure language so that they will all proclaim in the Name of the Lord to worship Him…

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