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Shalom! This is our audio commentary on the portion nitzavim – “standing.” As Moses’ life draws to a close, he reminds the people to beware of the idolatry they will encounter in the Land. This sidrah emphasizes the ramifications of having a “root of gall and wormwood” both to the individual and the nation. One verse in this portion also addresses the concept of things “concealed” and things “revealed” and how it relates to the redemption. Much more. (Approximately 60 minutes)
Shalom. This is our audio commentary on the portion Vay’yelech – “and he went.” On the last day of his life, Moses went through the camp to encourage the people that the Creator would continue to guide them even though he, Moses, would no longer be with them. Yet, he also warned them that, in the future, their disobedience would cause God to “hide” His face from them and it wouldn’t be until the end of days that their descendants would turn back to God with their whole heart. There is much to be considered in this portion. (Approximately 30 minutes).
Watch Here: http://www.billcloudblog.com/torah-portion-shoftim-dvarim-1618-219/
Shalom. Here is the audio commentary on the portion, shoftim or “judges.” The main emphasis of this portion is the status, qualifications and responsibilities of the officers and leaders of Israel: judges, the king, priests and the prophets. Of particular interest is Moses’ prophecy of “a prophet like unto me.” There was a lot to consider in this portion and hope this commentary will prompt you to dig some more. Enjoy! (Approximately 2 hrs.)
Watch Here: http://www.billcloudblog.com/torah-portion-reeh-dvarim-1126-1617/
Shalom. This is the (lengthy) commentary on Re’eh – “to see.” There was so much material in this portion – the Place where He sets His Name, false prophets and lying signs as well as the Year of Release – that I couldn’t limit it to the typical 60 – 90 minute format. As you can “see” there are three parts. Nevertheless, I hope you will enjoy it and glean from it as much as I did. (Approximately 2:30 hours)
Watch Here: http://www.billcloudblog.com/torah-portion-ekev-dvarim-712-1125/
Shalom. This is my commentary on the parsha Ekev or “reward.” This focuses on the spiritual preparations for possessing the land. In this portion we learn that for Israel to do so meant they must resist the temptation of foreign gods as the well as the temptation that the fertile land and its bounty would present – the opportunity to forget God and His commands. Thus, Moses compels them to circumcise their hearts; to hear Him, to fear Him and love Him. This is a very “rich” parsha – I hope you enjoy. (Approximately 90 minutes)
Listen Here: http://www.billcloudblog.com/torah-portion-dvarim-dvarim-11-322/
Shalom everyone. This is our commentary on the initial Torah portion of D’varim, called D’varim – “words.” !In the portion, Moses encourages Israel to, not only listen to his words but, hear him. He exhorts them, as they prepare to enter the land, not to fear the obstacles, namely, the giants and the fortified cities. Enjoy Approximately 75 minutes.
Bill shares why he believes some believers today might be responding to events the same way Israel responded to the giants and fortified cities of Canaan.
Bill describes why we should be more focused on our path than on everyone else’s path.Read more ›