Studying Sha’ar HaBitachon, Rabbeinu Bachaya’s “Gate of Trust” ~ the Timeless Torah Book that can teach you to How to Live with Certainty and Discover Tranquility!
Episode #21 “THE SHELTERING DESERT” — Our Emotive Spiritual Mandate to strive towards greater Trust in Hashem was taught to us in the infancy of our nationhood with the decades long Manna Miracle. To further the pragmatic application of that powerful lessons and to highlight the incredibly good fortune of successfully achieving “Absolute Bitachon” we move forward into the life and times of the prophets Elijah and Obadiah.
Although presenting ancient stories, it seems abundantly clear that Rabbeinu Bachaya wishes to emphasize that G-d’s Limitless Ability to is not Limited to Antiquity or Overt Miracles. By directing our attention to, and encouraging us to carefully contemplate a selection of dramatic – yet not entirely miraculous – Biblical narratives that are rooted in the rock-solid Bitachon of the central actors, he continues to make the case for Total Trust in Hashem, today!