But Gabriel, who was left with his task of destroying Sodom, and Raphael, who was commanded to save Lot, had not yet finished their tasks, and continued to Sodom.
(Rashi - Genesis 19:1 and ) Yahrtzeit of Rabbi Menachem Mendel of Kotzk, Poland (1787-1859), the great chassidic leader known as the Kotzker Rebbe.
(Although Raphael's mission included two tasks, they were considered a single mission since they were both acts that saved people).
(Talmud - Bava Metzia 86b, Rashi - Genesis 18:2 and ) This now helps us understand your question: Why did three angels come to Abraham, but only two go to Lot?
The answer is that since Michael's sole mission was to tell Sarah she would become pregnant, he had no business in Sodom.
Therefore, upon leaving Abraham's tent he went back to his post at God's Holy Throne.
Wherever you let Him in." Some people ask, "Why do I have a low self-image?The 15th of Av was a matchmaking day then, and it continues to be. Some say it’s a great day for a first date, proposals, and marriage ceremonies since it’s all about love and rebirth.The symbolism of dancing, vineyards, unity and the full moon reminds me of the Shekhina, the Sabbath Bride or Feminine Divine.For example, only the angel Michael told Sarah that she was going to have a baby (Genesis ).In Sodom, only the angel Raphael told Lot to flee from the city (Genesis ).
examine my willingness to deprive myself of some things that have been pleasurable if they stand in the way of spiritual growth.