His Word
As Rain
The Sacred And The Profane
Praise Him In All Things
More Blessings
Now Is The Time
Desert Clothes
It Takes Time
Moving On
Be Sensitive
A Word In Season
Leading By Example
Conditional Promises
Anonymous Giving
It's Enough
Counting The Names
Refuge In Forgiveness
Watching Over You
Facing Your Fears
Who Is To Blame
Improper Desires
Be Ye Holy
Clinging To The Truth
Remembered Or Remembrance
Hidden Treasures In Egypt
Broken Tablets ~ Broken Relationships
Love And Forgiveness
Tough Love
And You Shall Love
What Do You Love
Growing Up
That You May Live
Strengthen Your Faith
What Kind Of Person Are You
What Can I Do For You
Stiff Neck
The First Man, Adam
Admonitions In Scripture
Why Was Aaron Punished
When In Doubt
Seek His Light
Desire His Commandments
Use Your Common Sense
Complete Surrender
Be Yourself
Spiritual Strength
Evaluate Properly
Examine Your Priorities
Choose Your Priorities
Be A Man
Be A Wise Man
Blaming Others
Trading Places
Proper Conduct
Keep Pure
More Land
Forty Days, Forty Years
Where Are You
Do Not Fear
As Rain
Hatred Without Cause
Peace In The Home
Great Love
Taking Risks
Tests And Spiritual Growth
Sustained By His Power
Turn And See
Be Ye Holy
Love Your Neighbor
Be Ye Perfect
Pursue Righteoness
Speaking The Truth
Be Sincere
Be Content
Be Trustworthy
True Gratitude
Love And Humility
Setting Priorities
Seeing The Word
Test of Character
The Year of Jubilee
It's A Daily Battle
Simpletons And Fools
Created In His Image
Showing Respect
Rest Among The Wise
See Your Dreams Fulfilled
No Competition
Keeping Records
Fault Finding
Listening To Evil Report
Are You Easily Offended
Uplifting Thoughts
It's Not About The Money
Accepting Responsibility
Clothes And Perfection
His Special Creation
Fear or Faith
Why Worry
Come Out
A Call To Separation
A Light To The Nations
The Praises of Yahveh
Be Compassionate
The Road To Success
You Are Special
The Fear of Yahveh
Righteous Giving
Helping The Poor
Speaking His Word
Gaining Wealth
No Coincidence
You Count
Receive Your Blessings
All Things Are Possible
Pray Without Ceasing
Speak To A Friend
Yahveh's Vessels
It Is Better
Long Life
Abraham's Wisdom
The Unexpected Witnesses
Measure For Measure
Seeking After Yahveh
Like A Baby
Consider Yourself Dead
Wandering or Traveling
Gaining Wisdom
Firm Trust
Concern or Worry
Divine Blessings
Face The Truth
Do Unto Others
When We Pray
Courage To Grow
The Power of Speech
Showing Gratitude
Sugar And Humility
Do The Right Thing
Real Forgiveness
The Pleasure of Forgiving
Love Relationship
Acts of Kindness
Say Something Nice
Never Stop Learning
The Value of Working
There Is Hope
Lest You Die
Now What
The Unusual Oath
Be Still

"My teachings should come down to you as rain."  Deuteronomy 32:2

Rain helps things grow. But what grows? Only what is there from before. If you have healthy vegetables and fruits, rain will help them develop, but if there are poisonous mushrooms, rain will help them grow too. Similarly, Torah study makes you grow, but what you will become depends on your character traits. A person with godly traits will become a godly person, but an arrogant one will become more arrogant as he gains more knowledge. Such a person is likely to misuse his Torah knowledge and make others feel inferior to him.
When a power-hungry person gains knowledge, he feels more justified in manipulating others. A selfish person will utilize his knowledge to become even more selfish. On the other hand, a person with positive character traits will use his Torah knowledge to help as many people as he can. He will readily share his knowledge with others and the more Torah he studies the more "like His Master" he will become.
A Rabbi told his friend about the positive intellectual qualities of a young man whom his sister-in-law considered marrying. The friend interrupted him with the question, "Will he be a good husband?" A newly married wife requested that her husband take out the garbage, but he felt that it was not fitting for one who studies Torah to deal with the garbage. He approached his Rabbi and asked him for his opinion. "Yes, it is not fitting for someone like yourself to take out the garbage" the Rabbi replied.
The next day there was a knock on the young man's door. To his surprise it was his Rabbi. "Could you please show me where you keep your garbage" the Rabbi asked him. "I came to take it out for you."