“Is it not to divide your bread with the hungry
and bring the homeless poor into the house;
When you see the naked, to cover him;
and not to hide yourself from your own flesh?” Isaiah 58:7 NASB Hide yourself – So you want to love the Lord with all your heart, mind and strength? So you want […]

And He said, “Who told you that you were naked?” Genesis 3:11 NASB Who – It’s the question that doesn’t belong?  It’s the question that only produces more questions but no answers.  “Who told you?”  Well, the conversation with the serpent doesn’t say a thing about nakedness.  So if you thought Adam should have said, […]

The wise in heart will receive commandments, but a babbling fool will be ruined. Proverbs 10:8 (ESV) Receive – “Without mitzvot one is naked.”  So say the rabbis about the necessity of the commandments (mitzvot).  Heschel points out that Judaism views the commandments as if they were literal things, as if they could be possessed […]