Often in our zeal for faith we use the tools given to us to beat those around us into submission. Jonathan discusses how Messianics often turn into Torah Terrorists to fellow believers and how Yeshua expects us to act.
This weeks Torah portion begins with Moshe calling the entire congregation of Israel together. This is where the title is derived from, “And he assembled”. We begin reading about Shabbat being set aside and then donations of the people for the building of the Mishkan (The Tabernacle). Note that it makes clear that the donations were from those who’s heart moved them, indicating a voluntary donation.