- Projection and what it says about the "projector"
- Why is love-inspired teshuvah so much more powerful than fear-inspired teshuvah?
And Moses called Joshua and said to him in the presence of all Israel, "Be strong and courageous! For you shall come with this people to the Land which Hashem swore to their forefathers to give them. And you shall apportion it to them as an inheritance." (31:7)
The good people in Yisrael aren't so suspicious like the lesser people of those who are kosher.
Teshuvah Out of Fear vs. Teshuvah Out of Love
And My fury will rage against them on that day, and I will abandon them and hide My face from them, and they will be consumed, and many evils and troubles will befall them, and they will say on that day, "Is it not because our God is no longer among us, that these evils have befallen us?" (31:17)
When you make teshuvah out of fear, you don't cleanse yourself completely of everything, but only halfway, because you've already stumbled in your transgressions: meaning that an unintentional stumbling block created an intentional transgression.
And in that case, the imprint of the stumbling block remains within you and you weren't cleansed of every single thing….but when you return to Hashem out of love, meaning from above Shamayim, then you'll be cleansed entirely - and you don't even need a sacrifice, but just a verbal confession.
He served as rabbi and dayan and wrote several books, the most well-known being his commentary on the Chumash known as the Kli Yakar.
This is my own translation and any errors are also mine.