Pesach 5

Torah: Ex 33:12-34:26, Num 28:16-25
Haftorah: Ezek 36:37-37:14 
Exodus 33:13 "Now therefore, I pray of you, if I have found grace in your sight, show me now your way, that I may know you, that I may find grace in your sight: and consider that this nation is your people."

As Moses stood before the HaShem, Exodus 34:5  "And the LORD descended in the cloud, and stood with him there, and proclaimed the name of the LORD." The sages tell us that the entire Torah is the name of G-d because that is what was given to Moses on mount Sinai.  What did the L-rd reveal to Moses as they visited on the mount? Verse 6  "And the LORD passed by before him, and proclaimed,"

    1. YHVH: The L-RD; I Am that I Am or, I become that I become
    2. YHVH EL: L-RD G-d; I am/become your G-d
    3. Rachum: merciful
    4. Víhanun: and gracious ("the giver")
    5. Erech apayim: slow to anger
    6. Vírav-chesed: abundant in goodness
    7. Víemet: and truth
These identify the seven spirits of HaShem. Also see Isaiah 11:2.

HaShem said He will drive out those who;

Exodus 34:12  "Take heed to thyself, lest you make a covenant with the inhabitants of the land where you go, lest it be for a snare in the midst of you:" If we do not make covenant with these listed above, G-d will provide for us and declare us as His people. How does one make covenant with these? Donít negotiate with them when they make their threats. See Neamiah 6
  If you do these things, HaShem will drive out from before you those whom He promised and you will prosper, not because of them but because of the mercy and graciousness of HaShem your G-d.

Exodus 34:29  "And it came to pass, when Moses came down from mount Sinai with the two tables of testimony in Moses' hand, when he came down from the mount, that Moses did not know that the skin of his face shone while he talked with himÖ. 33  And till Moses had done speaking with them, he put a veil on his face."

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