The Holy Epistle: Epistle 13 – Part 1 – audio

מה רב טובך אשר צפנת ליראיך וגו׳ “How abundant is Your goodness which You have hidden away for those who fear You, [which You have wrought for those who trust in You before man].”1 Now the first part of the verse states that the reward is “hidden away,” while its conclusion implies that it is […]

The Holy Epistle: Epistle 13 – Part 1 – video

מה רב טובך אשר צפנת ליראיך וגו׳ “How abundant is Your goodness which You have hidden away for those who fear You, [which You have wrought for those who trust in You before man].”1 Now the first part of the verse states that the reward is “hidden away,” while its conclusion implies that it is […]

The Holy Epistle: Epistle 13 – Part 2 – audio

והנה כל איש ישראל צריך להיות כלול מב׳ בחינות אלו Now, every Jew needs to comprise both these traits: a Jew whose soul derives from Chesed must also incorporate the thrust of Gevurah, and vice versa, ואין לך דבר שאין לו מקום for11 “There is no thing that has not its place.” Both Chesed and […]

The Holy Epistle: Epistle 13 – Part 2 – video

והנה כל איש ישראל צריך להיות כלול מב׳ בחינות אלו Now, every Jew needs to comprise both these traits: a Jew whose soul derives from Chesed must also incorporate the thrust of Gevurah, and vice versa, ואין לך דבר שאין לו מקום for11 “There is no thing that has not its place.” Both Chesed and […]

The Holy Epistle: Epistle 13 – Part 3 – audio

ומה שאמר הכתוב: אברהם אוהבי, ופחד יצחק As for Scripture characterizing him as18 “Abraham who loved Me,” and [in another verse characterizing Isaac as]19 “the Dread of Isaac,” thereby indicating that Abraham’s service was an expression of Chesed and Isaac’s service an expression of Gevurah, which would seem to contradict the earlier statement that Abraham […]

The Holy Epistle: Epistle 13 – Part 3 – video

ומה שאמר הכתוב: אברהם אוהבי, ופחד יצחק As for Scripture characterizing him as18 “Abraham who loved Me,” and [in another verse characterizing Isaac as]19 “the Dread of Isaac,” thereby indicating that Abraham’s service was an expression of Chesed and Isaac’s service an expression of Gevurah, which would seem to contradict the earlier statement that Abraham […]