Exodus

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 »

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 »