“Then God opened her eyes and she saw a well of water. She went and filled the skin with water, and let the boy drink.”
This week we will journey deeply into just a few verses of the Torah portion Vayera [וַיֵּרָ֤א meanings include: appeared/fear/awe/saw]. We will see that almost all variations of this word have interrelated and complex meanings and in the Hebrew, there are numerous words relating to ‘seeing’ and ‘hearing’. As we study the text, it will prompt us to ask some pretty big questions.
In what ways do I acknowledge God as the Source? Do I see the miraculous every day, or am I blinded by my own security in the regularity of what’s around me? Is my relationship with God based on fear, awe, or a combination? Which circumstances prompt me to waiver in my knowledge of God? Continue reading here...
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August 5th, 2021 at 6:30 PM
I love looking through a post that can make men and women think. Also, many thanks for allowing for me to comment!
November 5th, 2020 at 12:24 AM
Btw when I tried to press here to keep reading it wouldn’t load.Sent from my Samsung Galaxy smartphone.
November 5th, 2020 at 8:31 AM
Hi, thank you so much for letting me know! The issue is fixed.