Exodus

Parashah #16 B’shallach (After he had let go) Sh’mot (Exodus) 13:17-17:16

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parasha #16 B’shallach (After he had let go) Sh’mot (Exodus 13:17-17:16) Haftarah: Shof’tim (Judges) 4:4-5:31 B’rit Chadashah: Revelation 15:1-4 This parashah begins with G-d leading the Israelites out into the desert, the column of cloud by day associated with the Angel of G-d (14:19) who is Yahshua before his manifestation as… Read more »

Parashah #15 Bo (Go) Sh’mot (Exodus) 10:1-13:16

Weekly Parashah (Bo) Torah: Sh’mot (Ex.) 10:1-13:16 Haftarah: Yirmeyahu (Jer.) 46:13-28 Ketuvim: Luke 2:22-24; Yochanan (Jn.) 19:31-37; Acts 13:16-17; Rev. 8:6-9:12; 16:1-21; 1 Cor. 11:20-34; Luke 22:7-30 This week’s Parashah deals with the story of Passover and the mitzvah (commandment) of Passover. There is a clear connection between the mitzvah of Passover and the Mitzvah… Read more »

Parashah #14 Va’era (I appeared) Sh’mot (Exodus 6:2-9:35)

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah # 14: Va’era (I appeared) Sh’mot (Exodus) 6:2-9:35 Haftarah: Yechezk’el (Ezekiel) 28:25-29:21 B’rit Chadashah: Romans 9:14-17 At the beginning of this parashah, G-d clearly declares His Name. He explains to Moshe and us that he manifests himself in different roles, although He is Echad (a complex unity). G-d also makes… Read more »

Parashah #13: Sh’mot (Names) Exodus 1:1-6:1

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah #13: Sh’mot (Names) (Ex.) 1:1-6:1 Haftarah: Yirmeyahu (Jer.) 1:1-2:3 (S) B’rit Chadashah: Mattityahu (Matt.) 22:23-33; 41-46 Mark 12:18-27; 35-37; Luke 20:27-44; Acts 3:12-15; 5:27-32; 7:17-36; 22:12-16; 24:14-16 Hebrews 11:23-26 This week’s Parashah brings up an interesting parallel. “There is nothing new under the sun” discussed in the book of Ecclesiastes… 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 Shabbat is the first order of business this week. It is a mandated day of complete rest for us to honor Adonai. Whoever does any work is to be put to death. Then… Read more »

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

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah #21: Ki Tissa (When you take) Sh’mot (Exodus) 30:11-34:35 Haftarah: M’lakhim Alef (1 Kings) 18:20-39 B’rit Chadashah: 1 Cor: 10: 1-13 Let’s start this week’s lesson with four focus points gleaned from the text: 1. We are to examine ourselves inside and out before approaching YHVH/Yahshua. We do not have… 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 The first paragraph of this parashah provides us with continued scriptural support that we are to let our lights so shine before men in order to glorify G-d. Recall that the middle lamp… Read more »

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

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah #19: T’rumah (Contribution) 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; 10:1 The Priestly story of the Tabernacle in Exodus 25–27 echoes the Priestly story of creation in Genesis 1:1–2:3. As the creation story unfolds in seven days, the instructions about the Tabernacle unfold… 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 In this week’s parashah, we learn that Moshe writes the Sefer haB’rit (The Book of the Covenant) and spells out ways to arrive at mishpatim (rulings). These chapters are referred to as such because… Read more »

Parashah #17: Yitro (Jethro) Sh’mot (Exodus) 18:1-20-23

   Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue  Parashah #17: Yitro (Jethro) Sh’mot (Exodus) 18:1-20:23 Haftarah: Yesha’yahu (Isaiah) 6:1-13 B’rit Chadashah: James 2:8-13  Yitro, who is the person of interest in this week’s parashah played a major role in Moshe’s life, even though he was not an Israelite. One of the first important points about this man is… Read more »