CANDLEGLOW LESSON

CANDLEGLOW LESSON TOLDOT (GENESIS 25:19-28:9) Week 6 So she went to inquire of ADONAI, who answered her, “There are two nations in your womb.  From birth they will be two rival peoples.  One of these peoples will be stronger than the other, and the older will serve the younger.” (Genesis 25:22-23 CJB) This was the …

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TOLDOT STUDY NOTES

PARASHAH TOLDOT (Generations) STUDY NOTES  (Genesis 25:19-28:0) Week 6  TOLDOT: Meaning ‘Generations’ or ‘History’… this is the generational story of Abraham’s descendants who would usher in the Covenant Promises from Adonai to Abraham. ISAAC:  Meaning ‘Laughing’ JACOB: Meaning ‘Supplanter’, from the Hebrew root meaning ‘heel’ ESAU:  Meaning ‘Hairy’ (Esau was born with red hair all …

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CANDLEGLOW LESSON

CANDLEGLOW LESSON CHAYEI SARAH (Genesis 23:1-25:18) Week Five   The story of the life of Sarah ironically begins with her death (Parashah Chayei Sarah)! In order to understand the irony of this Torah portion we must see that Sarah’s life with Abraham had a new beginning, with the conception of Isaac.  Sarah’s living stitches on …

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CHAYEI SARAH STUDY NOTES

PARASHAH CHAYEI SARAH  (Genesis 23:1-25:18) Week 5 CHAYEI SARAH:   The Life of Sarah; Sarah lived 127 years and died at The Trees of Mamre. CHAI:  Means “Life” SARAH:  Noblewoman; buried in the Cave of Machpelah, believed to be the burial site of Adam and Eve. Sarah’s abrupt death has been attributed to the Akedah; the …

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CANDLEGLOW LESSON

CANDLEGLOW LESSON PARASHAH VAYERA (Genesis 18:1-22:24) Week 4 We see how Abraham walked with Adonai, not with others; therefore he was not immersed in the culture of the day.  Abraham understood what it meant to be called a Hebrew, from the other side, having crossed over into alignment with The Most-High God.  There, from a …

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VAYERA STUDY NOTES

PARASHAH VAYERA STUDY NOTES  Genesis 18:1-22:24) Week 4    VAYERA: “And He Appeared“, “And the Lord appeared to him…” AKEDAH: “The binding of Isaac”  Rabbinical commentary on the binding of Isaac below: Isaac’s death was never a possibility in the mind and heart of Abraham. God’s commandment to Abraham was very specific that Isaac was to …

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CANDLEGLOW LESSON

CANDLEGLOW LESSON LEKH L’KHA (Genesis 12:1-12-27) Week 3 As we seek the truth in God’s word, we become intimately acquainted with the Patriarchs and Matriarchs whom Adonai chose to be the lead characters in His ~ Story.  There was something about Abraham that Adonai saw; something bold!  This was a young man who sought the …

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LEKH L’KHA STUDY NOTES

LEKH L’KHA STUDY NOTES PARASHAH LEKH L’LKHA WEEK 3:  Genesis 12:1-17:27 LEKH L’KHA: “Get yourself out”.  This was an emphatic command from EL ELYON to Avram. (Abraham) EL ELYON: Exalted One, Most High God HEBREW: From the other side, having ‘crossed over’ to be set apart (Abraham was the first Hebrew!) TZEDEK: Righteous (Abraham’s faith was …

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CANDLEGLOW LESSON

CANDLEGLOW LESSON NOACH (Genesis 6:9-11:32) Week 2 The Bible story of the plans for the first of the Four Arks of the Bible still reverberates with children’s stories focusing on a beautiful floating zoo, filled two-by-two, male and female, with every animal and bird and creeping thing upon the earth, along with Noach, his wife …

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NOACH STUDY NOTES

PARASHAH NOACH (NOAH) B’RESHEET ~ Genesis 6:9-11:32, Week 2 “The days of Noah” were characterized by: Spiritual Anarchy, Bloodlust, Evil, Chaos, Rebellion. As if the young earth would return to its pre-creation state of TOHU VAVOHU (Genesis 1: 1-5), the earth returned, during the flood, to the waters of Creation. Noah was not arbitrarily spared …

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