TETZAVEH (Exodus, 27:20-30:10)/Purim — “Galbanum in Spice, so Everything’s Nice!”

… The Priest was required to burn incense on a special Altar every morning and every afternoon.  The sweet smell of the incense serves to endear us to our Creator.  In fact, the Talmud tells us that while Moses was in Heaven receiving the Torah, the Angel of Death divulged to him that he could “assuage” G-d’s anger with incense.  (See Deuteronomy, 17:6-15, where Aaron ends a Divine plague by igniting incense.) 

Why was the incense so special and powerful?… 

Read more.

 Additional messages from previous years: 

“Hide and Seek” (2010) 

“Heartburn — Full Time!” (2008) 

 “Clothes FAKE the Man” (2007) 

“Light up your Life!” (2006) 

“Tea Leaves and Poison Ivy” (2005) 

“Dress to Impress” (2003) 

“Bless Your Heart!” (2002)

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Published in: on March 1, 2012 at 9:22 pm  Leave a Comment  

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