Vayetze: Building the Vessel to Receive Great Blessings

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Shabbat Consciousness Lectures 2014

Vayetze: Building the Vessel to Receive Great Blessings

Published: December 2, 2014
Originally recorded: November 28, 2014

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Lesson Highlights

  • The story of Jacob and Esau's birthright
  • Jacob driven from his home and losing all belongings
  • Elifaz (son of Esau) reincarnates as one of the greatest souls
  • Birth of Amalek
  • Desperate lack and need of the Light of the Creator
  • Light is Omnipresent
  • Amount of Light revealed is dependent on the vessel

Lesson Description

In this lesson Michael reveals the most fundamental teaching of Kabbalah and the only way to manifest any great blessing or Light within our lives. We learn through the story of Jacob that a true desperate lack is the foundation of building the vessel of which to capture all the great Light that we desire. Jacob, through his loss of everything and from a place of complete darkness, was able to awaken the greatest desire in the history of man and therefore able to reveal the greatest light in the history of man.

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One of the major spiritual connections kabbalists make on the Sabbath is the reading of a weekly Bible portion. These consciousness lectures present lessons on each week's portion to elevate our consciousness and create awareness of the spiritual energy and gifts that are available through the reading of a Torah Scroll. With greater awareness and an awakened consciousness, we can connect to the Light revealed each week and use it as support in our ongoing spiritual work.

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