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An online hub for learning and studying the weekly Bible portions from the Torah

 

Torah PORTIONS seeks to encourage Christians to become familiar with the five books of Moses. On these pages you can follow, read and hear the weekly portions from the Torah. We have created the structure of PORTIONS as a hub for teachers and students to link up, share with one another, and to focus on the weekly Torah portion.

 

Parasha: Ekev

By Bread Alone?

What does the miracle of manna signify? According to the Torah, the manna teaches that man does not live through material things.

Moses reminded the children of Israel of their last forty years in the wilderness. Since leaving Egypt, God had provided their every need. Even their clothes and shoes miraculously survived the long sojourn. The LORD fed them manna from heaven, and this provision proceeded directly from the hand of God. Moses explained that God fed them manna to teach them “that man does not live by bread alone, but man lives by everything that proceeds out of the mouth of the LORD.”

A person might suppose that he subsists upon the materia...

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