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Parsha “Vayikra”– teaching from Shabbat Shalom Mesa”

Sunday, March 17th, 2019

Join Mark Call of Shabbat Shalom Mesa fellowship for a look at parsha “Vayikra” (the first parsha in the Book of the same name, AKA “Leviticus”, chapters 1 through 5).

This parsha begins with very different, perhaps even grammatically ‘problematic’ verse, that essentially says somebody “called out to Moshe” in an evidently loving way. And it includes one of those “jots and tiddles”, too!

In the Erev Shabbat review of what that means, Mark notes that the Book begins with the word “And…” – so it’s a continuation of SOMETHING, and notes that much of this whole Book also makes the vitally important point that it’s in there for a reason!

And if we ignore that reason, or – worse still – try to convince ourselves that what He said hasn’t changed somehow DID, then what He really do for us after all? Scripture draws a clear bright line between “unintentional sin” and – well, whatever it should be called when the choice is ignorance instead.

SSM “Vayikra” 2019

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Vayikra is a call to ‘intimacy’ with YHVH — and after the events that closed out the Exodus, perhaps specifically a RETURN toward intimacy. And as part of that process, it includes some specific procedures for how that works, when one chooses to make “an offering of themselves” to Him.

And right there, SOME of the issues with what has become dogma surrounding what is now called “sacrifice” begin to come into focus.

After the overview introduction of Erev Shabbat, Mark follows up with the hardcore Scriptural proof that the reason not only a ‘whore church’ that ignores His Word is STILL in exile but a whole society now chooses death over life is that what once passed for ‘priests’ “FAILED to teach the difference” between the clean and unclean, holy and profane, good and evil. We don’t even understand the difference between an offering and a sacrifice, much less what has been “done away with” as opposed to done for us.

Yes, this one is hard-hitting, certainly not “politically correct” (much less filled with ‘socialist just-us’) and not to be missed.

“Vayikra: ‘Finders Keepers’ and other Acts of Willful Ignorance”

 

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The combined part 1 and 2 files for both sections are up here on the Hebrew Nation Radio page.

Parsha “Terumah”– teaching from Shabbat Shalom Mesa”

Sunday, February 10th, 2019

Parsha “Terumah” (Exodus 25:1 through 27:19) is one that has been called all kinds of derogatory names by the <em>Whore Church</em> that would prefer to believe all that “Old Testament” stuff was “done away with” — even ‘nailed to the cross’ — rather than admit it doesn’t make sense because people would rather be “destroyed for lack of knowledge”.

It is also the first of several that have to do with the ‘mikdash’, or the ‘mishkan’ (tabernacle) where He “may dwell in us”. Maybe some call it ‘boring’ because they’d just as soon He didn’t.

Join Mark Call first for the Erev Shabbat review of all of that, and a first look at the possibility there’s more here than meets the eye, or the pulpit:

SSM Terumah 2019

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During the Sabbath Day teaching Mark explores the disturbing question of ‘the temple’, which the whore church tells people who don’t actually obey Him is still somehow WITHIN them. But if David, a “man after Yah’s own heart” was not allowed to build the first temple because of the blood on his hands…’how much more so’ a land, a people who celebrate the blood on theirs?

The Truth is the essence of “politically incorrect,” because to be PC is to worship another god, whether that fake is called Baal, Molech, Beelzebub, Ole Scratch, the Almighty State, or just HaSatan.

This is a lesson those who truly seek to be “indwelled by His Holy Spirit (Ruach HaKodesh)” literally need to ‘take to heart.’

“Terumah: For His Ruach to ‘dwell IN us’ — and just How Did DAVID Do It?”

 

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The combined part 1 and 2 files for both sections are up here, via the HNR page.

Parsha “Bo”– teaching from Shabbat Shalom Mesa

Sunday, January 13th, 2019

This week’s parsha, Bo, (Exodus 10:1-13:16) is best-known as the story of the final three of the “Ten Plagues” (or, the third set of three, plus the unique ‘Death of the Firstborn.’)

But there is far more to the narrative than just what children are told in “sunday school,” or saw in a famous movie.

Join Mark Call first for the Erev Shabbat review of the whole story:

During the Sabbath Day teaching, Mark focuses this time around on the issue of “signs and wonders” — “otot u’moftim” in Hebrew — and why or whether they still apply in this “modern age”. Or, are we again seeing a lot of fake gods and ‘hardened hearts’?

That first Exodus has much to teach us about the next one.

“Bo: Signs and Wonders – Are you Listening?”

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The combined part 1 and 2 files for both sections are up here, via the page link to Hebrew Nation Radio.

Parsha “Vayetze”– teaching from Shabbat Shalom Mesa”

Sunday, November 18th, 2018

Join Mark Call for a look at parsha, “Vayetze,” Genesis 28:10 through 32:3, which beings the story of Yakov’s (Jacob) journey (“and he went out”) via his famous vision, his wives, his sons, and his strengthening faith, in truth.

During the Erev Shabbat teaching, we hear the story in sequence, and Mark takes a look at aspects that are not only too often ‘overlooked’ by much of the ‘mainstream’, but even some things that just don’t translate well from the original Hebrew:

SSM “Vayetze” 2018

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The Sabbath Day teaching is more about “Yakov’s journey,” but in a way that is intended to show just how important the lessons he learned, and is teaching us, are in a world where our threats may seem much greater, but the solution remains the same.

Vayetze: ‘Yakov, ‘Doubting Thomas,’ and ‘help my unbelief’ “

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The combined part 1 and 2 files for both sections are up here on the HNR page.

Parsha “Vayeira”– teaching from Shabbat Shalom Mesa”

Sunday, October 28th, 2018

The story of the life of the First Patriarch, Abraham, continues with what might be one of the most problematic, certainly contested, and perhaps even confusing portions in the Torah, “Vayeira,” Genesis chapters 18 through 22.

During the Erev Shabbat teaching, Mark Call again looks at the entire parsha, from the arrival of the three ‘men’ who come to Abraham’s tent in the heat of day, and the discussion that follows, through the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah, and then the “akeida,” or binding of Isaac:

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During the Sabbath Day teaching, Mark looks into those themes that both unite, and divide the “two houses,” that each see some, but only some, of the patterns that tie the plan of YHVH, literally “from the Beginning,” to what happened, more than once, on a mountain in what was then called Moriah.

It involved a walk of faith, ‘chesed,’ sometimes translated from Hebrew as “kindness,” and the continued concept of choice, or free will. It even has a lot to do with laughter.

Vayeira: When the choice seems to hurt, do we laugh or cry?”

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The combined part 1 and 2 files for both sections are available here for download.

Parsha “Lech Lecha”– teaching from Shabbat Shalom Mesa”

Sunday, October 21st, 2018

Join Mark Call for the first parsha in the lives of the patriarchs, “Lech Lecha,” (Genesis chapters 12 through 17) in which Abram is told to “go forth” out of his home, away from all that he has known, “by faith”…only later to be worthy of being renamed “Abraham”.

The Erev Shabbat teaching “SSM Lech Lecha for 2018”.

 

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During the Sabbath Day teaching, Mark takes a deeper look at why “go forth,” (or “come out!”) should still resonate so profoundly with each of us today, still faced with remarkably similar challenges:

“Lech Lecha – Deja Vu’ (yeah, all over again, only more)”

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The combined part 1 and 2 files for both sections are up here on the HNR permalink.

Parsha “Noach”– teaching from Shabbat Shalom Mesa”

Sunday, October 14th, 2018

Join Mark Call for part two of an examination of “as it was in the days of Noach,” in Bereshiet, the first Book, continuing in parsha “Noach” (Genesis 6:8 through all of chapter 11) — and it’s far more than even one of the most memorable stories in the Bible, of “Noah’s Flood”.

Yes, it starts out that way, along with the following story of Nimrod and the Tower of Babel.

First, the overview story from Erev Shabbat, to set the stage.

SSM “Noach” 2018

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During the Sabbath Day teaching, Mark picks up on the second part of the theme, “as it was in the days of Noah,” and suggests that there may be more to what constitutes the ‘days of Noach’ than just pre-Flood wickedness.

“The Days of Noach, Bookends, and Mirror Images”

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The combined audio link, and companion page for the teachings from Hebrew Nation Radio:

Parsha “V’zot HaBerakah”– teaching from Shabbat Shalom Mesa”

Sunday, September 30th, 2018

Join Mark Call of Shabbat Shalom Mesa fellowship in the southern Colorado Rockies for a look at the final parsha in the Torah, and some commentary on the times and seasons of the final days of the Fall Feasts as well: “V’zot HaBerakah,” from Deuteronomy chapters 33 and 34.

The Erev Shabbat overview teaching of the entire parsha, and the cycle begins, is here:

and then the Sabbath Day look at how certain aspects of that ancient warning are not only important, but now closer than ever.

“V’zot HaBerakah: THIS is the blessing, and it didn’t end with Moses”:

The combined part 1 and 2 files for both sections are up here, and available for download and off-line listening via the link to Hebrew Nation Radio.

Parsha “Nitzavim”– teaching from Shabbat Shalom Mesa”

Sunday, September 9th, 2018

The message in the Torah portion for this week (Netzavim, Deuteronomy 29:9 through chapter 30) is simple, and timeless…
and profound…
…and UTTERLY at odds with much of the ‘doctrine of men’ taught for so long by the paganized whore ‘church’.

And that is why Mark Call suggests – again – that this perfectly clear and consistent summary of SO much of the entire Torah is also ignored.

We are indeed, as the Hebrew title reminds us, “standing” before Yahuah THIS DAY (‘HaYom’) just as our forefathers did, and have a choice to make. The fact that we have been lied to, for generations is still no excuse to fail to choose life!

This parsha, at “such a time as this” may be among the most timely reminders possible, as this Erev Shabbat summary makes clear.

SSM Netzavim 2018

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But when it comes to a message that has become the very essence of “politically INcorrect” in a world which would have us fail to prefer life to the culture of death, or even to believe that we have a choice at all, Mark ‘pulls no punches’ (neither does Scripture!) in the follow-on Sabbath Day teaching, when it comes to what “free will” really means, and why those who ‘serve Him alone’ are under such vicious attack.

Yes, it’s “adult material” (for people ready for ‘meat’ as opposed to spoiled milk, if you prefer) — but it’s also about why we have been lied to about what He really says for SO long has never been more vital to know, and to “choose this day Whom you will serve”.

(The recording linked here contains an extended Q & A that followed the teaching, largely focused on current events in light of the concept of choice in a world which hates YHVH.)

“Nitzavim: Free Will, it’s NOT to hard for us to choose life, THIS day!”

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The combined part 1 and 2 files for both sections are up here, and available for download and off-line listening:

Hebrew Nation Radio Page for “Nitzavim 2018 Podcast”

“Mark Call – Parsha “Nitzavim”– teaching from Shabbat Shalom Mesa”

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Parsha “Ki Tavo”– teaching from Shabbat Shalom Mesa

Sunday, September 2nd, 2018

Join Mark Call of Shabbat Shalom Mesa fellowship for this week’s teaching of “Ki Tavo,” (Deuteronomy 26:1 through 29:8),

The Erev Shabbat overview begins with ‘ki tavo,’ or “when you have come INTO THE LAND” that Yahuah gives to you…offer up first fruits, and that there is an important declaration to be made. It ends with one of the most vivid descriptions in Scripture of why the “lies we have inherited from our fathers” are so deadly.

SSM “Ki Tavo” 2018

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This Sabbath Day teaching continues the sequence of ever-more NOT ‘politically-correct’ warnings, arguably BECAUSE the curses that we see coming to a climax of literally “Biblical Proportions” today are PRECISELY what was so strongly warned against!

It’s hard to honestly contemplate what ‘the world’ is doing, and has become, and then to read Deuteronomy chapters 28 and 29 and NOT see the connection. But Mark again asks some uncomfortable questions, and points out that there are things we can and SHOULD do “in such a time as this”. There IS a problem with ‘tolerance’ of Evil, and we must “not keep silent”.

“Ki Tavo: Blessings Ignored, or Curses Selected, Natural Consequences, Tolerance – and do NOT Keep Silent”

 

The combined part 1 and 2 files for both sections are also up here, via the Hebrew Nation Radio page, and available for download and off-line listening: