Deuteronomy

Parashah #46: E’kev (Because) D’varim (Deut)7:12-11:25

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parsha #46: Deuteronomy [D’varim] E’kev (Because) 7:12-11:25 Haftarah: Yesha’yahu (Isaiah) 49:14-51:3 B’rit Chadashah: Ya’akov (James) 5: 7-11 The rewards for obedience out of love for G-d are described in the first section of this parashah. The blessings are abundant, and more than one can imagine. All of nature is involved serving… Read more »

Parashah #45: Va’etchanan (I pleaded) D’varim (Deuteronomy) 3:23-7:11

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah #45: Va’etchanan (I pleaded) D’varim (Deuteronomy) 3:23-7:11 Haftarah: Yesha’yahu (Isaiah) 40:1-26 Brit Chadashah: Mattityahu (Matthew) 4:1-11; 22:33-40; Mark 12:28-34; Luke 4:1-13; 10:25-37; Acts 13:13-43; Romans 3:27-31; 1 Timothy 2:4-6; Yaakov (James) 2:14-26 The book of D’varim is called the “Mishnah Torah”; meaning a review of the Torah. But it includes… Read more »

Parashah #44: D’varim (Words) Deuteronomy 1:1-3:22

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah #44: Deuteronomy [D’varim] (Words) 1:1-3:22 Haftarah: Yesha’yahu (Isaiah) 1:1-27 B’rit Chadashah: Yochanan (John) 15:1-11; Messianic Jews (Hebrews) 3:7-4:11 In verse 1:1 it is written: “These are the words which Moshe spoke to all Israel.” It was the 40th year of Yisrael’s desert wanderings when Moshe began to review what they… 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 »

Parashah#49 KiTetze (When you go out) D’varim (Deuteronomy) 21:10-25:19

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah #49: Ki Tetze (When you go out) D’varim (Deuteronomy) 21:10-25-19 Haftarah: Yesha’yahu (Isaiah) 54:1-10 B’rit Chadashah: Mark 12:18-27 This week’s parashah presents what should present a sobering thought to believers and unbelievers, especially considering the educational and social paradigm of contemporary society. We are going to focus on the need… Read more »

Parashah #48 Shof’tim (Judges) D’varim (Deuteronomy 11:26-16:17

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah 48 Shof’tim (Judges): Deuteronomy 11:26-16:17 Haftarah: Isaiah 51:12-53:12 Brit Chadashah: Mattityahu 5:38-42; 18-20; Acts 3:13-26; 7:35-53; 1 Cor. 5:9-13; 1 Tim. 5:17-22; Messianic Jews (Hebrews) 10:28-31 This week’s parashah begins with broad social concerns including the entire process of conquering lands designated by Adonai and setting up a suitable structure… Read more »

Parashah#47 Re’eh (See) D’varim (Deuteronomy)11:26-16:17

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah#47 Re’eh (See) Deuteronomy 11:26-16:17 Haftarah: Yesha’yahu (Isaiah) 54:11-55:5 B’rit Chadashah: 1 Corinthians 5:9-13 In Parashat Re’eh, Moshe’s time as the leader of the Israelites nears an end and we are taken into the how the next generation of leadership is to be established according to G-d’s instructions. Before the mandates… Read more »