The First Three Letters of Torah:
Remember Now Your Creators
James Scott Trimm
The first letter of the Torah is BEIT ב. The letter BEIT ב was originally a pictogram of a house, and the word BEIT means “house, place or dwelling”. The letter BEIT ב is also the symbol for the number 2. This teaches us that the beginning aspect of the Word is that He is the dwelling of the two.
The Messiah is the dwelling of the two. We learned this recently in the teaching on the Alef and the Tav. (If you missed it you may want to read it here: http://nazarenespace.com/profiles/blogs/the-alef-and-the-tav for some background material). In the Word the ALEF א and the TAV ת dwell together as one, the masculine and feminine aspects of the image of Elohim are harmonized. Loving kindness and might dwell together in harmony and wisdom and understanding dwell together in knowledge.
Beit is also the first letter of BEN בן meaning “son”.
The first two letters of Torah are – BAR בר which can mean “son” and “pure one” and can also refer to grain from which bread is made.
Rabbi Shlomo Meir Ben Moshe, a prominent 17th century Rabbi who accepted Yeshua as the Messiah in 1665 at the age of sixty five (you can read his story here: http://nazarenespace.com/profiles/blogs/the-story-of-rabbi-shlomo-m… ) taught concerning these first two letters of the Torah that the word (בר) Bar has a twofold meaning : it also signifies grain, or bread, in allusion to the bread of the Passover, and to the words of Yeshua who said, ” I am the living bread, which came down from heaven.” There is great beauty in designating the Son by a term applicable also to bread, in preference to other words signifying only a Son; and there is likewise a striking propriety in the appellation here given to grain, which has been distinguished by three names adapted to the three different states in which men have been found:
Grain is also called דגן DAGAN which symbolizes that before the fall, man was to subsist on the produce of the tree of paradise, made into bread, and called דגן, which can also be translated, “of the garden.”
Wheat grain is also called חטא CHITTA which also means “sin” symbolizing the period from the fall of man to the coming of Messiah.
Finally grain is also called בר BAR which also means “son” symbolizing that since the coming of the Messiah, the bread symbolizes the incarnate Son of Yah ; according to the declaration of Yeshua, “If any man eat of this bread, he shall live for ever.”
This brings us to the first three letters of Torah: ברא
My mentor Rabbi Moyal taught me concerning these first three letters. He showed me that these three letters are also the same three letters of the second word of the Torah meaning “created”. These same three letters also spell the Hebrew word for “Creator.” He also showed me that these are the initial letters of the words BEN (בן) (Son), RUACH (רוח) (Spirit) and ABBA (אבא) (Father), showing us that the Creator is the BEN, RUACH and ABBA, the Three Pillars of the Godhead, and that this is the reason that the Hebrew of Ecclesiastes 12:1 literally reads “Remember now your Creators” in the plural (though most translations render “Creator” here in the singular, this is actually the plural form of our same word for Creator discussed herein.)
(Rabbi Moyal was an Orthodox Rabbi from Israel who came to the conclusion in the late 20th Century, from studying the Talmud, Midrash and Zohar, that Yeshua is the Messiah.
You can read his story here.
I began writing this article this week and before I knew it, there were nine pages and I was not anywhere near done, so I realized I need to break this study down into several smaller studies, and that it will not be so simple as to break it into simple parts in order to break it down for presentation in small doses. Parts will have to be broken down into themes, while other portions can simply be presented in bite size pieces.
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