Mishpatim – Can We Understand Mitzvos?
What is the difference between Mishpatim-Laws and Chukim-Statutes? What is the idea of doing a mitzvah because Hashem commanded it, not just because we understand it? What is greater – a righteous person who does what’s right because it’s natural to him or someone who desires sin, but resolutely turns away from it despite the desire? How does one find the balance between fulfilling the mitzvos because it makes sense to us and fulfilling them because of Hashem’s command? How does one strike a balance between emotions and intellect?
Find out in this week’s Parsha Podcast.
Running time: 26:41