Apostolic Writings Luke 13:1 – 15:32

1. There were present at that season some that told him of the Galilaeans, whose blood Pilate had mingled with their sacrifices. [Of the Galileans.] If this report concerning the Galileans was brought to our Saviour immediately after the deed was done, then was this tragedy acted by Pilate, a little before the feast of Dedication; for we find Christ going towards that feast, verse … Continue reading Apostolic Writings Luke 13:1 – 15:32

The Reasons Behind the Mitzvot

The Gemara (Sanhedrin 21b) states: “Rabbi Yitzchak said: Why were the reasons behind the Mitzvot not revealed? Because there were two Mitzvot whose reasons were revealed and one of the greatest of men, King Solomon, failed in them.” This refers to the following two Mitzvot: The Torah (Devarim 17) states regarding a king of Israel, ‘Only that he not have too many horses and that … Continue reading The Reasons Behind the Mitzvot