Portions Library

A collection of essays on the weekly Torah Portions, from Genesis to Deuteronomy, adapted from Torah Club.

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Lifted on a Miracle

In John 3, Yeshua told Nicodemus that no one has ascended to heaven, but that He will be lifted up because He descended from heaven. Then He explains, “As Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, even so must the Son of Man be lifted up.” In this context, His words seem to point toward His ascension.