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The sages state that “all sevenths are cherished.” This is the reason, they explain, why Moses was the one who merited to bring G-d’s Presence into this world—because he was the seventh from Abraham.

Excerpts from the Rebbe’s First Chassidic Discourse

Excerpts from the Rebbe’s First Chassidic Discourse

Bring Heaven Down to Earth

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Excerpts from the Rebbe's First Chassidic Discourse: Bring Heaven Down to Earth

The sages state that “all sevenths are cherished.” This is the reason, they explain, why Moses was the one who merited to bring G-d’s Presence into this world—because he was the seventh from Abraham.
Lubavitcher Rebbe, Shevat 10, Maamar Basi LeGani
Excerpts from the Rebbe’s First Chassidic Discourse
Bring Heaven Down to Earth
Disc 71, Program 281

Event Date: 10 Shevat 5711 - January 17, 1951

The sages state that “all sevenths are cherished.” This is the reason, they explain, why Moses was the one who merited to bring G-d’s Presence into this world—because he was the seventh from Abraham.

The fact that the seventh is cherished indicates the greatness of the first. What was the unique quality of Abraham? Abraham served G-d with self-sacrifice. “He called out in the Name of G-d, Master of the world”—the sages explain: not “he called out,” but rather “he brought others to call out.”

This self-sacrifice is expected from each of us in the seventh generation. Even if one feels no spiritual strengths within himself, he is nevertheless told: It is not by your own choice that you are the seventh generation—you have the strength by the very fact that you are the seventh. You must realize how cherished you are, and how much has been invested in you. You will then fulfill your part in the mission to draw G-d’s essence into this material world . . .

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Anonymous Brooklyn February 3, 2015

Hilda. Correct! Reply

Chava Eretz Yisroel February 1, 2015

So so emotional. Reply

Hilda New London,CT January 30, 2015

The message touched my heart. What does it mean we are living in the seventh generation? Is it about the seventh leader assuming leadership of the Lubavitch movement> Reply

Chaya San Diego, California August 3, 2010

Seven Everything is illuminated with understanding about the prominence of seven in my life. All I knew before listening to The Rebbe explain the meaning of the seventh was that seven was my number, my favorite number. Transcended, dear Rebbe. Reply

Anonymous baldwin park, california February 1, 2010

The Torah i am trying to understand it, so that i may be able to share with others, Reply

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