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Legend says that when God spoke the Torah at Mount Sinai, He spoke it in the seventy languages of mankind so that all humanity might hear and understand the summons. The Bible says that when He gave the Spirit at Pentecost, the Gospel was given utterance in all languages.Read This Portions: Genesis — Deuteronomy
God created our souls and our bodies for the Garden of Delight. In some spiritual memory, every human being can still recall the taste of the fruit of the garden. Human beings have a longing wired into their hearts for the place of God, a desire we cannot quite articulate.
When Israel studies the Torah, the adversary accuses them, saying, "Though they have begun to study it, they will not finish it." On the day that they finish Deuteronomy, he says, "Though they have finished it, they will not study it again." To prove the adversary a liar, we begin reading Genesis as soon as we have finished Deuteronomy.
Sukkot is to the other festivals what the Sabbath is to the other six days of the week. It foreshadows that great celebration of creation when the entire world will live in peace and brotherhood under the reign and rule of the righteous Messiah King.
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