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Re: The Divine Code Daily Dose
« Reply #325 on: May 15, 2019, 06:43:13 AM »
PART I:

FUNDAMENTALS OF THE FAITH

Introduction by Rabbi J. Immanuel Schochet

1. Awareness of G-d; The Torah of Moses; Deniers and Deviators from the Foundations of Faith

2. Proselytizers and False Prophets

3. The Prohibition Against Making a New Religion or Adding a Commandment

4. Liability to Divine and Earthly Punishments

5. Torah Study for Gentiles

6. Serving G-d; Prayer and Grace After Meals

7. Sacrificial Offerings

8. Obligatory Moral Conduct

9. Repentance (the Divine Code by Rabbi Moshe Weiner, Ask Noah International, 2018, p 33).

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Re: The Divine Code Daily Dose
« Reply #326 on: May 17, 2019, 04:31:14 PM »
INTRODUCTION

The Foundation of the Noahide Code:

The "Written Torah" and the "Oral Torah"

by Rabbi J. Immanuel Schochet


Any Gentile who accepts the seven commandments and is careful to observe them is of the "pious of the nations of the world" and will have a portion in the World to Come. This is so provided that one accepts them and observes them because the Holy One, blessed be He, commanded them in the Torah and informed us through Moses our teacher that the descendants of Noah were originally commanded about them. But if one observes them only by virtue of common sense, he is not a Ger Toshav (Gentile "Resident," the Written Torah's term for one who takes on the Noahide Code), or one of the "pious of the nations of the world," but rather, one of their wise people.1

1 Rambam (Maimonides), Laws of Kings 8:11. This ruling is based on the very early Rabbinic text Mishnat Rabbi Eliezer, section VI (ed. New York 1933, p. 121), as noted by Rambam himself in one of his responsa (Teshuvot HaRambam, ed. Blau, vol. I, no. 148): "The pious of the nations of the world are deemed pious if they observe the seven commandments enjoined upon the descendants of Noah, in all their details" (the Divine Code by Rabbi Moshe Weiner, Ask Noah International, 2018, p 34).

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The first five books of the Hebrew Bible (Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers and Deuteronomy) - are the very essence and substance of the "Written Torah."2

2 The term "the Written Torah" in a general sense refers to the whole body of the twenty-four Books of the Hebrew Bible. Its essence, however, is the Humash (Pentateuch, or Five Books of Moses), for it alone contains all of the Divine precepts, and nothing may be added and nothing may be subtracted from it. Even genuine prophets cannot alter anything in the Humash. Indeed, all later prophets or prophecies are verified by their complete conformity to the Humash. It is the ultimate criterion: the falsehood of a prophet or prophecy is established by even the slightest divergence from the original words of the Humash. Cf. Rambam, Principles of the Faith, no. 9; idem, Laws of the Foundations of the Torah, ch. 9 (the Divine Code by Rabbi Moshe Weiner, Ask Noah International, 2018, p 34).