Exodus

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

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parasha #15: Bo (Go) Sh’mot (Exodus) 10:1-13:16 Haftarah: Yirmeyahu (Jeremiah) 46:13-28 B’rit Chadashah: Revelation 16:1-21 This parashah begins with the last of the plagues prior to the exodus. First, are the locusts that consume everything left after the plague of hail. Recall this includes the wheat that was underground at the… 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 This week’s 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 it clear to… Read more »

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

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah #13 Sh’mot (Names) Sh’mot (Exodus) 1:1-6:1 Haftarah: Yesha’yahu (Isaiah) 27:6-28:13; Yirmeyahu (Jeremiah) 1:1-2:3(S) B’rit Chadashah: Hebrews: 11:23-26 We start a new book with the introduction of Moshe, a Levite from both parents backgrounds. We read of his miraculous rescue from the physical waters of the Nile; his growth and transition… 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. So quickly it seems we are traveling through the Torah and preparing for Purim and Pesach. We begin by examining some of 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 (Ex) 35: 1-38:20 Haftarah: M’lakhim Alef (1 Kings) 7: 40-50 B’rit Chadashah: 2 Corinthians 9: 1-15; Messianic Jews 9:1-14; Revelation 11:1-13 During regular years we also read Parashah #23 P’kudei (Accounts) 38:21-40:38 during leap years they are read separately The K’ruvim (Cherubim) described in this… Read more »

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

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parasha #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: Acts 7:35-8:1 Four main subjects addressed in this week’s parashah are 1) Personal accountability; 2) Ascension to G-d; 3) Total separation for G-d’s service; 4) G-d’s festivals. The first subject is found in… 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 Let’s start our discussion this week with the first sentence of the parashah in Ex. 27:20-21: You are to order the people of Isra’el to bring you pure oil of pounded olives for… Read more »

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

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parasha Terumah Sh’mot (Contribution) Ex. 25:1-27:19 Haftarah: M’lakhim Alef (1 Kings) 5:26-6:13 B’rit Chadashah: Messianic Jews (Hebrews) 8:1-6; 9:23-24; 10:1 In Parasha Terumah, we read about the plans for the construction of the Mishkan (Tabernacle); the curtains, the Ark of the Covenant, the mercy seat, the various tables, lamps and utensils…. 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: Acts 9:15-22; 10:28-39 This parashah covers many important rulings to be observed to this day. Some include observance of Shmittah, non-partiality towards foreigners living with the biological Israelites, honoring widows and orphans in need, not coming before… Read more »

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

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parahsha #17: Yitro (Jethro) Sh’mot (Exodus) 18:1-20:23 Haftarah: Yesha’yahu (Isaiah) 6:1-13 B’rit Chadashah: James 2:8-13 The first sentence in the parashah speaks of Yitro who was the father-in-law of Moses hearing about all that G-d had done for Moses and the Israelites. Who was this man that one of our parahshot… Read more »