Bitachon Podcasts

Bitachon 32 – Bitachon is for Everyone

The Alter of Novardok quotes the Rambam (Maimonides) who reveals that anyone can choose to be like the tribe of Levi – whose sole mission was service of Hashem – and thereby by amongst those who ‘fear Hashem and pine for His kindness’ – and in this way merit unusual Divine assistance. Click Here for…

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Bitachon 31 – Bitachon Alongside Efforts

We discuss the difference between the opinions of the Chovos Halevavos and the Ramban, as explained by R’ Yisroel Salanter. We stress the fact that even according to the Chovos Halevavos, who requires efforts, we still need the focus to be on receiving only from Hashem. Additionally, even the Chovos Halevavos mentions the approach of…

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Bitachon 30 – Trusting Makes us Righteous

We explore two concepts – one is the reason why Shmuel Hanavi did not seem to have Bitachon when he was sent to anoint Dovid Hamelech, and said that Shaul might kill him. The second is the idea that when we have Bitachon-Trust in Hashem, we are considered righteous, and the natural result is that…

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Bitachon 29 – Sinners and Bitachon

We discuss the amazing idea of the Ramban that one can have full confidence in Hashem that He will provide for a person’s needs, even if that person has done sins against Hashem. Bitachon is not affected by those sins. And yet, the person is enjoined to repent, for although Hashem is patient, He does…

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Bitachon 28 – Rejoicing in Our Lot

We discuss the idea that a person often sees what others have and thereby feels like they don’t have their needs. The solution is to recognize that we indeed have exactly that which Heaven has decreed to be our needs. This is an important part of Bitachon. CLICK HERE to hear the audio

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Bitachon 27 – Spiritual Cause and Effect

We discuss the question of the Officer in the story of Elisha Hanavi, who challenged Elisha’s statement that awesome blessings were imminent, despite their dire predicament. He said, “Would Hashem make windows in the Heavens?” He didn’t believe in the possibility of such blessings, and the result was as Elisha prophesied, that he would see…

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Bitachon 26 – Invest in Bitachon

We discuss the idea that we always receive returns on our investments – if we invest in our spiritual connection to Hashem, we will receive a much greater dividend as it manifests in the blessings we receive. If we invest solely in our own efforts, we won’t see any more returns than what we’ve put…

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Bitachon 25 – Hashem is Our Shadow

We discuss the idea that Hashem interacts with us according to how we interact with Him – if we completely trust that He will perform miracles for us, then He will. If we trust in ourselves or other physical sources, He leaves us to receive from those sources, and we do not experience the promised…

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Bitachon 24 – Don’t Worry About Tomorrow II

We continute our talk about the essential nature of the mitzvah of Shemitah, which is to teach us not to worry about tomorrow, and to expect the miracles that Hashem promises He will bestow on us when we trust in Him. Running time: 13:12 CLICK HERE for the audio

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