Parashot

Parashah #7: Vayetze B’resheit (Genesis) 28;10-32:3

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah #7 Vayetze (He went out) B’resheit (Genesis) 28:10-32:3 Haftarah: Hoshea (Hosea) 11:7-12 B’rit Chadashah: Yochanan (John) 1:43-51 Today I want to focus on the genealogy of Bilhah, who was Rachel’s maid, because of her connection to Dan (he judged) (Gen. 30:9). It is important to follow the ancestry of our… Read more »

Parashah #5 Chai Sarah B’resheit (Genesis 23:1-25:18)

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah #5 Chai Sarah (Sarah’s life) B’resheit (Genesis 23:1-25:18 Haftarah: M’lakhim Alef (1 Kings) 1;1-31 B’rit Chadashah: Mattityahu (Matthew) 8:19-22; 27:3-10 This week we will explore Abraham’s hospitality in a different scenario from that which we explored last week with the three angels and his kindness toward Lot. Abraham’s beloved wife… Read more »

Parashah#4: Vayera B’resheit (Genesis) 18:1-22:24

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah #4: Vayera (He Appeared) B’resheit (Genesis) 18:1-22:24 Haftarah: M’lakhim bet (2 Kings) 4:1-37; 4:1-23 B’rit Chadashah: Luke 17:26-37; Romans 9:6-9; Galatians 4:21-31; Messianic Jews (Hebrews) 6:13-20; 11:13-19; Ya’akov (James) 2:14-24; 2 Kefa (2 Peter) 2:4-10 In this Parasha we witness the Akaida (binding). It is the most difficult test Abraham… Read more »

Parashah #3: Lekh L’kha (get yourself out) B’resheit (Genesis) 12:1-17:27

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Weekly Parashah Parasha #3: Lekh L’kha (Get yourself out) Genesis 12:1-17:27 Haftarah: Yesha’yahu (Isaiah) 40: 27-41:16 B’rit Chadashah: Acts 7:1-8; Romans 3:19-5:6; Galatians 3:15-18; 5:1-6; Colossians 2:11-15; Messianic Jews (Hebrews) 7: 1-19; 11: 8-12 And G-d said to Abram; “Go out from your country, from your birthplace, from the home of… Read more »

Parashah #2: Noach B’resheit (Genesis) 6:9-11:32

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah #2: Noach B’resheit (Genesis) 6:9-11:32 Haftarah: Yesha’yahu (Isaiah) 54:1-10 B’rit Chadashah: Mattityahu (Matthew) 24:36-44 Noach and the flood are introduced in this parashah. The Hebrew word for ark (teivah) has two meanings. It means both “ark” like the one in this parashah, and it means “word”. The instructions which HaShem… Read more »

Parashah #1 B’resheit (Genesis) 1:1-6:8

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah #1 (B’resheit) In the beginning: B’resheit (Genesis) 1:1-6:81 Haftarah: Yesha’yahu ((Isaiah) 42:5-21 B’rit Chadashah: Revelation 21:1-5 Today we are going to explore the first parashah from the perspective of G-d’s purpose; to make a dwelling below and fill it with His creation with man at the hierarchical head. This will… Read more »

Parashah #53 Ha’azinu (Hear) D’varim (Deuteronomy) 32:1-52

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah # 53 Ha’azinu (Hear) D’varim (Deuteronomy) 32:1-52 Haftarah: Sh’mu’el Bet (2 Samuel) 22:1-1-51 B’rit Chadashah: Hebrews 10: 28-39 The crux of this week’s parashah is found in chapter 32:46-47: “Take to heart all of the words of my testimony against you today, so that you can use them in charging… Read more »

Parashah #52: Vayelekh (He went) D’varim (Deuteronomy 31:1-30

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah #52 Vayelekh (He went) D’varim (Deuteronomy) 31:1-30 Haftarah: Hoshea (Hosea) 14:2-10 B’rit Chadashah: Hebrews 13:5-8 Moshe is preparing to be called home at the age of 120. Sadly, Adonai tells him that after he is gathered to his ancestors, the people will revert to prostituting themselves before foreign gods. After… Read more »

Parashah #51: Nitzvaim (Standing) D’varim (Deuteronomy) 29:9-30:2

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah #51 Deuteronomy (D’varim) Nitzvaim (Standing) 29:9-30:2 Haftarah: Yesha’yahu (Isaiah) 61:10-63:9 B’rit Chadashah: Romans 9:30-10-13, Messianic Jews (Hebrews) 12:14-15 This Parashah includes some of the most basic principles of the Jewish faith; indeed, of the true-believer including a single-mindedness for G-d as a unified people, the future redemption, the practicality of… Read more »

Parashah#50: Ki Tavo (When you come) D’varim (Deuteronomy) 26:1-29:8

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah #50: Ki Tavo (When you come) D’varim (Deuteronomy) 26:1-29:8 Haftarah: Yesha’yahu (Isaiah: 60: 1-22 B’rit Chadashah: Romans 11:1-15 Last week we talked about the disparity between what society in America teaches and promotes and what G-d expects of us as a people. “Tolerance” is shoved down our throats at every… Read more »