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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: Yom Kippur

Judgement Day

Why would believers in Yeshua have anything to do with a day of fasting, repentance, and atonement? Has not the Messiah already atoned for our sins?

The high holidays of Rosh HaShanah and Yom Kippur foreshadow the last days and the final judgment. Yom Kippur comes just ten days after Rosh HaShanah, the day on which the Torah commands the blowing of the shofar. The blowing of the shofar on Rosh HaShanah warns the congregation to repent because the days of judgment have begun. The fanfare of Rosh HaShanah sets the scene for the Day of Judgment in the heavenly courtroom.

When the shofar sounds on Rosh HaShanah, the doors to heaven swing open. The officers of the heavenly courtroom as...

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The above is an excerpt from Torah Weekly, an online resource on the weekly Torah portions, adapted from First Fruits of Zion's Torah Club resource.

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