Daily Archives: December 3, 2014
Torah Portion – Vayishlach "He sent "
Vayishlach | וישלח | “He sent”
- Torah: Genesis 32:3-36:43
- Prophets: Hosea 11:7-12:12, Obadiah 1:1-21
- Gospel: John 1:19-2:12
Becky’s Thoughts (2014)
The name Jacob represented Jacob’s life before encountering God, his old nature. The name Israel represented Jacob’s life after encountering God. It represented his new nature and new destiny.
I was reading the Torah Portion and Commentary from Torahportions.org and the excerpt above really clicked with me.