Triennial Cycle of Torah Readings

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We’re starting a regular weekly cycle reading passages from the first five books of the Bible, the Torah, in imitation of how Jesus and the disciples studied the scriptures. The whole process will take three and a half years. Passages from the Prophets and the Psalms are paired with those from the Torah, which often brings out hidden meaning and clarifies many of the sayings of Jesus.

We’ll publish the readings for each week here, and you are encouraged to comment, ask questions or add insights each week. Follow along with us!

More background on the Triennial Cycle is found here.

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March 26 & April 2, 2017 – Gen. 26:12-35 – The Well of Rehoboth

Torah Readings: Gen. 26:12-35 – The Well of Rehoboth
Psalm 20
Haftarah – Isaiah 62:8 – 63:7

Notes on Genesis 26:12-35

Notes on Psalm 20

Notes on Isaiah 62:8 – 63:7

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March 19, 2017 – Gen. 25:19 – 26:11 – Jacob and Esau

Torah Readings: Gen. 25:19 – 26:11 – Jacob and Esau, Isaac and Abimelek

Psalm 19
Haftarah – Isaiah 65:23 – 66:2 + 9-13

Note on Genesis 25:19-26:11

Notes on Psalm 19

Notes on Isaiah 65:23 – 66:2 + 9-13

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March 12, 2017 – Gen. 25:1-18 – Death of Abraham, Ishmael’s Sons

Torah Readings: Gen. 25:1-18 – Death of Abraham, Ishmael’s Sons
Celebrate Purim!
Psalm 18 again
Haftorah – Isaiah 14:1-2

Notes on Gen. 25:1-18

Notes on Isaiah 14:1-2

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March 5, 2017 – Gen. 24:42-67 – Isaac marries Rebekah

Torah Readings: Gen. 24:42-67 – Isaac marries Rebekah
Psalm 18
Haftarah – Isaiah 12:3 – 13:4

Notes on Genesis 24:42-67

Notes on Psalm 18

Notes on Isaiah 12:3 – 13:4

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February 26, 2017 – Gen. 24:1-41 – Rebekah Chosen by Eleazer

Torah Readings: Gen. 24:1-41 – Rebekah Chosen by Eleazer
Psalm 17
Haftarah – (1) Isaiah 51:2-11
(2) 1 Kings 1:1-8 + 30-31

Note on Genesis 24:1-41

Notes on Psalm 17

Notes on 1 Kings 1:1-8 + 30-31

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