Deuteronomy

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

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah #47: Deuteronomy (D’varim) Re’eh (See) 11:26-16:17 Haftarah: Yesha’yahu (Isaiah) 44:11-45:5 B’rit Chadashah: 1 Corinthians 5:9-13 The first word of this parashah translates as “take heed,” packing greater emphasis than “see” as we think of the word in English. It is also more appropriate to the context of the sentence, for… Read more »

Parashah#46 ‘Ekev (Because) D’varim (Deuteronomy) 7:12-11:25

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah #46 ‘Ekev (Because) D’varim (Deuteronomy) 7:12-11:25 Haftarah: Yesha’yahu (Isaiah) 49:14-51:3 B’rit Chadashah: James 5:7-11 The entire first paragraph of this parashah is a summary of the blessings that G-d will bestow on those who follow his rulings. Obedience out of love transforms our world in some way. G-d promises explosive… 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 B’rit Chadashah: Mark 12:28-34 This is one of the most important chapters of the book of Deuteronomy. This is because this parashah contains the verses in Chapter 6:4-11 which Jewish believers teach their children to say first thing every… Read more »

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

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah #44: D’varim (Words) Deuteronomy 1:1-3:22 Haftarah: Yesha’yahu (Isaiah) 1:1-27 B’rit Chadashah: Hebrews 3:7-4:11 The book of Deuteronomy may be the most significant book in the Old Testament from the perspective of G-d’s revelation to man. It is one of the books most frequently cited and referred to in the B’rit… 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 now 120 years old and ready to be called home. He transfers leadership to Y’hoshua. Moshe prophesied of someone coming that would be like unto himself, but greater than he in the future…. Read more »

Parashah #51 Nitzavim (Standing) D’varim (Deuteronomy) 29:9-30:20

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parasha #51 Deuteronomy (D’varim) Nitzavim (Standing) D’varim (Deuteronomy) 29:9-30:20 Haftarah: Yesha’yahu (Isaiah) 61:10-63:9 B’rit Chadashah: Romans 9:30-10-13, Messianic Jews (Hebrews) 12:14-15 This Parasha includes some of the most basic principles of the Jewish faith: 1. The Unity of Israel 2. The future redemption 3. The practicality of Torah 4. Freedom 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: Acts 28:17-31 This parashah repeats the conditions of the cause and effect relationship between man and G-d. Throughout G-d’s Torah, He emphasizes that if Israel (all true believers) want to remain a special treasure to… Read more »

Parashah #49 Ki-Tetze (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 21:10-25:19 Haftarah: Yesha’yahu 52:13-54:1-10 B’rit Chadashah: 1 Corinthians 9:4-18 This week’s parashah contains more than six times the number of mitzvot than any of the others. Private matters in domestic and civil life are addressed rather than the previous parashah addressing public… Read more »

Parashah#48 Shof’tim (Judges) D’varim ( Deuteronomy) 16:18-21:9

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue     Parashah Shof’tim (Judges): Deuteronomy 11:26-16:17 Haftarah: Isaiah 51:12-53:12 Brit Chadasha: 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 Why is there evil in the world? In this week’s portion we see Moshe telling Israel to appoint righteous judges and officers who… Read more »

Parashah #47: Re’eh (See) D’varim (Deuteronomy) 1:26-16:17

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