Exodus

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 »

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  The first sentence in this parashah tells us that G-d’s Name is YHVH (not YHWH used by some believers. There is no “W” in Hebrew. G-d also explains how He is NOT a… 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 Last year we discussed the Kabbalistic teachings concerning the fact that Yahshua is G-d found throughout this… 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: Acts 7:35-8:1  This week we are going to focus on four subjects from this week’s parashah: 1) Personal accountability; 2) Ascension to G-d; 3) Total separation for G-d’s service; 4) G-d’s festivals…. Read more »

Parashah #20: Tetzeveh (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    As Messianic Jews, we have the insight of the B’rit Chadashah (Refreshed, renewed covenant that reiterates and explains much of the Old Testament. Such insight is provided by Matthew 5:16 that echoes… 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… Read more »