Preview of 2:4:4

Preview of Derech Hashem – The Way of G-d 2:4:4

G-d allowed people to leave their root nations and join the family of Abraham instead if they’d care to. For, G-d had made Abraham the father of converts.

But if they don’t try to do that they’ll stay aligned with their root nation.

 ד ומרוב טובו וחסדו ית’, גזר ונתן מקום אפילו לענפי שאר האומות, שבבחירתם ומעשיהם יעקרו עצמם משרשם, ויוכללו בענפיו של אברהם אבינו ע”ה אם ירצו. והוא מה שעשהו ית”ש לאברהם אב לגרים, ואמר לו, ונברכו בך כל משפחות האדמה. ואולם אם לא ישתדלו בזה, ישארו תחת אילנותיהם השרשיים כפי ענינם הטבעי:

 

(c) 2017 Rabbi Yaakov Feldman

Feel free to contact me at feldman@torah.org

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Rabbi Feldman’s new annotated translation of Rabbi Yehuda Ashlag’s “Introduction to the Zohar” is available as “The Kabbalah of Self” on Kindle here. His annotated translation of Maimonides’ “Eight Chapters” is available here and his annotated translation of Rabbeinu Yonah’s “The Gates of Repentance” is available here.

He has also translated and commented upon “The Path of the Just” and “The Duties of the Heart” (Jason Aronson Publishers).

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