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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: Terumah

Inside the Ark

It is easy to look good on the outside, but how do we make our hearts pure and keep them pure? Is a pure heart even a possibility?

The ark of the covenant was at the heart of the Tabernacle. As such, it corresponds to the heart of man. Just as the ark was God's throne in the Tabernacle, we need to make our hearts a suitable throne for Him in our lives.

You shall put into the ark the testimony which I shall give you. (Exodus 25:16)

In Hebrew thought, the heart is the not regarded as the seat of the emotions. Instead it represents a person's thoughts, intellect and will. The Hebrew Bible uses the word heart the way we use the word mind in E...

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