Articles
 More of God
 This Shabbat around the network
 Dan and Patty's Travels
 Ceasefire Declared!
 Global Messianic Family
 Israel Under Attack
 Endurance of love
 Do we believe?
 Onesness in God's Love
 All about wisdom

Series [All]
 #Restore2018 (8)
 Guy Cohen (17)
 Israel's Restoration April 2018 (6)
 Israel's Restoration June 2018 (7)
 Israel's Restoration May 2018
 Israel's Restoration may 2018 (3)
 Juster summer trip
 Mark Rantz (2)
 The Mitzvah Book (113)
 Tikkun Articles (5)

Archive


 

Sunday, 31 December 2017
Bless the Lord

Translation:

Psalm 103:1 "Bless Adonai, O my soul, and all that is within me, bless His holy Name." (TLV)

We start by calling on our souls to bless the Lord. How can this be done? We lay our hearts down. We submit our will to His will (remember the Lord's Prayer).

Then we say, "All that is near and dear to me (K'ravai)." What do we do with all that is near and dear to us? There is only one verb in the whole sentence, we bless. What do we bless? There are two direct objects in the sentence - two receivers of the action (bless). The YHVH (God) and His Holy Name. God and His name are the same.

As we give God His blessing, may we also receive His blessing upon us.

Shalom, R. Michael.

Posted By Rabbi Michael Weiner, 11:00am Comment Comments: 0