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Igeret HaKodesh: Epistle 26 - Part 5

Cheshvan 8

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Anonymous Flagstaff, AZ October 24, 2015

Tree of Life & Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil (Death) As even Torah says, eating from the Tree of Life brings about Life and eating from the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil brings about Death.

This would infer that the very Commandment which promises me life [Lv 18:5] brings about Death. How does that work?
Is it because (not the Jew himself but) the yetser hara within him (not that the Jew himself sets out to do this) abuses the Holy Torah (the Knowledge of Good and Evil) to bring about its own works from within man (turning the man into a "chariot" for itself rather than for man's Creator) - proving itself (in abusing even the Holy Torah to bring about its own labors) to be overabundantly sinful? Reply

Avraham Mia York October 24, 2012

Avi!! Thank you for your wonderfull classes.:) Reply

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