Israel Trees of Righteousness

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This teaching should be able to help us understand why the bible uses tree metaphors in reference to Israel and humanity. The bible says we are planted in the house of the Lord in Psalms 92, Romans 11 says we are grafted into the Olive tree. Why did Messiah use tree language in his parables? Why Rav Shaul used tree metaphors in the apostolic writings? Rico will share ancient near eastern context to the importance of temple language related to the garden in Eden and Adam as the gardener. Cultural background context is fundamental for us to see in scriptures the language of these metaphors in the biblical narrative. Learn what it means to be the seed of Abraham, Israel is the olive tree, Judah is the good vine and why we’re trees connected to kingship in the ancient world.

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Rico Cortes

I am a teacher of Scriptures, Torah follower, and believer in Messiah Yeshua. I have been given the opportunity to share the Word of God with many believers around the world. My work as a servant of the Most High God has allowed me to be a voice to spread the good news of the New Testament, unveiling its truth through context and the obedience to the Almighty through his Torah.

4 thoughts on “Israel Trees of Righteousness”

  1. I’m so thankful for the mercy of our King that I was able to hear this and many other teachings. I don’t have words to express how it has helped me. Thank you, Mr. Cortes, for your devotion in study and efforts in sharing with us. Please be encouraged!

  2. Rico,
    Wow, did I say Wow. This information is awesome and opens up more of the scripture. Everyone should be excited over this. I know I am. Also found the teaching about the metaphors with you and Dinah powerful as well. Thank you so much for wanting to open our eyes and to see the awesomeness of our Great King.

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