Lech Lecha – The Final War

Why did the 4 kings and 5 kings go out to battle? Why did they capture Avraham’s nephew Lot and hold him captive? How does this war set a precedent for future wars of the Jewish people? How does it teach us about the four exiles the Jewish people would ultimately have to endure? How does Avraham’s victory in this great battle serve to move his own spiritual mission forward? How does it parallel the future war that the Jewish people will wage and their own freedom to pursue their spiritual mission? What is the meaning of the explanation that the kings were drawn into this battle only in order to be vanquished by Avraham? How does this parallel the final war, which could be beginning now?

Find out in this week’s Parsha Podcast.

Running time: 25:45

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