Posts tagged Choose Life

B’chukotai (Follow My Laws)


Leviticus 26:1 to 27:34 As we read the listing of “blessing and curses” this week, we ask: How can this listing apply to a 21st Century world? In addition to providing specific blessings and curses, Torah also tells us why it can apply more today than ever before. In this, the last parsha of Leviticus, […]

Nitzavim -Torah In Haiku

choose LIFE

            We’re given a choice … Life or death, blessing or curse … Moses says, “Choose life” — How do we do that? … Love God, heed God’s commandments … Hold fast to your God — Deuteronomy 30:19-20 I have put before you life and death, blessing and curse. Choose […]

Nitzavim (Standing)

choose LIFE

Deuteronomy 29:9 to 30:20 Moses makes his final appeal to the Israelites before they enter the Promised Land. His instruction – Choose Life! – by loving God … following God’s way … following God’s commandments … How is this done? Following are the words Moses uses as he begins his short, Final Appeal to the […]

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