Yiras Shomayim and Ezer Ki-Negdo

The goal of Torah remains always yiras shomayim.  Discussion of the Rambam’s statement that ahavas Hashem (not Torah) leads to yiras Hashem. Discussion of the arba’ah bonim of the Pesach Seder.  Nusach habrachos shifting from 2nd to 3rd person.  Looking for yiras shomayim in a potential shidduch;discussion of ezer ki-negdo.   The difficulties inherent in giving good advice.Warping of the ezer kinegdo concept in Korach’s marriage.   Explanation of casesw here Chazal talk of Hashem intending to do one thing originally, and then doing something else instead.

Citations:  In addition to the commentaries on Mishlei, this shiur references Rambam Hilchos Yesodei HaTorah 2:2, and Tosfos Rosh HaShanah 27a s.v. ki-manmatslinan.

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