Parashot

Special Torah Reading for Shabbos Chol HaMoed

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Special Torah reading for Shabbos Chol HaMoed (Exodus 30:11-34:35) Witnessing the birth of a new idea is somewhat like watching a breeze blow an ember into a forest fire. Let’s analyze this process. The way to see it is to start with the Hebrew word for freedom, which is cherut. After… Read more »

Special Torah reading for Shabbos Chol HaMoed

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Special Torah reading for Shabbos Chol HaMoed (Exodus 30:11-34:35) Witnessing the birth of a new idea is somewhat like watching a breeze blow an ember into a forest fire. Let’s analyze this process. The way to see it is to start with the Hebrew word for freedom, which is cherut. After… Read more »

Special Torah Reading for Shabbos Chol HaMoed

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Special Torah reading for Shabbos Chol HaMoed (Exodus 30:11-34:35) Witnessing the birth of a new idea is somewhat like watching a breeze blow an ember into a forest fire. Let’s analyze this process. The way to see it is to start with the Hebrew word for freedom, which is cherut. After… Read more »

Parashah #25: Tzav (Take an order) Vayikra (Leviticus) 6:1-8:36

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah #25 Tzav (Take an order) Vayikra (Leviticus) 6:1-8:36 Haftarah Yirmiyahu (Jeremiah) 7:21-8:3; 9:22-23 B’rit Chadashah: 1 Cor. 10:14-23 In this week’s parashah, G-d lays out all the laws in great detail for presenting the offerings because He is a G-d of detail, exactness, perfection. His desire is for us to… Read more »

Parashah #23 P’kudei (Accounts) Sh’mot (Exodus) 38:21-40:38

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah # 23: P’kudei (Accounts) Sh’mot (Exodus) 38:21-40:38 Haftarah: M’lakhim Alef (1 Kings) 7:40-50 B’rit Chadashah: Revelation: 15:5-8 This is the last parashah in the book of Sh’mot and a summary of how the Tabernacle was constructed in detail with the crowning glory of G-d’s glory filling the tabernacle and the… Read more »

Parashah #22: Vayak’hel (He assembled) Sh’mot (Exodus) 35:1-38:20

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah#22: Vayak’hel (He assembled) Sh’mot (Exodus) 35:1-38:20 Haftarah: M’lakhim Alef (1 Kings) 7:13-26 B’rit Chadashah: Revelation 11:1-13 Moshe begins his discussion by reiterating G-d’s command for Shabbat observance. We should be getting the idea that this is important to G-d; especially when He commands that anyone who works on it to… Read more »

Parashah #21: Ki Tissa (When you take) Sh’mot 30:11-34:35

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah #21 Ki Tissa (When you take) Sh’mot (Ex) 30:11-34:35 Haftarah: M’lakhim Alef (1 Kings) 18:1-39 B’rit Chadashah: Luke 11:14-20; Acts 7:35-8:1; 1 Corinthians 10: 1-13; 2 Corinthians 3: 1-18 Parashah: In this Parashah we read that B’nai Yisrael sinned by making a golden calf while Moshe was on the mountain…. Read more »

Parashah #20: Tetzaveh (You are to order) Sh’mot (Exodus) 27:20-30:10

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah #20: Tetzaveh (You are to order) Sh’mot (Exodus) 27:20-30:10 Haftarah: Yechezk’el (Ezekiel) 43:10-27 B’rit Chadashah: Philippians 4:10-20 As Messianic Jews who strive to follow G-d’s Torah and not the traditions of men, we have the insight of the B’rit Chadashah (Refreshed, renewed covenant that reiterates and explains much of the… Read more »

Parashah #19 T’rumah (Contributions) Sh’mot (Exodus) 25:1-27:19

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah: #19 T’rumah (contributions) Sh’mot (Exodus) 25:1-27:19 Haftarah: M’lakhim Alef (1 Kings) 5; 26-6:13 B’rit Chadashah: Hebrews: 8:1-6; 9:23-4; 10:1 Below is a brief description of the scriptural meaning of colors that may assist you in understanding the symbology used in the construction of the Mishkan. It is by no means… Read more »

Parashah #18: Mishpatim (Rulings) Sh’mot (Exodus) 21:1-24:18

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah #18: Mishpatim (Rulings) Sh’mot (Exodus) 21:1-24:18 Haftarah: Yirmeyahu (Jeremiah) 34:8-22; 33:25-26 B’rit Chadashah: Mattityahu (Matthew) 5:38-42 This week we discuss rulings presented to the people by G-d through Moshe. Moshe writes the Sefer haB’rit (The Book of the Covenant) and spells out ways to arrive at mishpatim (rulings). These chapters… Read more »