Genesis

Parashah #4: Vayera (He appeared) B’resheit (Genesis) 18:1-22:24

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah #4: Vayera (He appeared) B’resheit (Genesis) 18:1-22:24 Haftarah: M’lakhim bet (2 Kings 4:1-37) B’rit Chadashah: James 2:14-24  Today we are going to examine the account of the three men introduced in the first sentence of this parashah, Abraham’s character compared to Lot’s, and the sins of S’dom. A correct understanding… Read more »

Parashah #3: Lekh L’kha B’resheit (Genesis) 12:1-17:27

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah#3: Lekh L’kha (Genesis 12:1-17:27) Haftarah: Yesha’yahu (Isaiah) 40:27-41:16 B’rit Chadashah: Acts 7:1-8  This parashah zooms in on the life of Avraham and its significance to those who call themselves his descendants. We believe ourselves to be so well-versed with the story of Abraham that we do not always stop to… Read more »

Parashah #2: Noach (Noah) B’resheit (Genesis) 6:9-11:32

     Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah #2 Noach (Noah) B’resheit (Genesis) 6:9-11:32 Haftarah: Yesha’yahu (Isaiah) 54:1-10 B’rit Chadashah: Mattityahu (Matthew) 24:36-44  We read of the flood account this week in which everything on dry land died, including the birds of the air (Gen. 7:21-23). G-d changes the diet of man from that of a vegetarian… Read more »

Parashah #1 B’resheit (In the Beginning) Genesis 1:1-6:8

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah#1 B’resheit (Genesis) 1:1-6:8 Haftarah: Yesha’yahu (Isaiah) 42:5-43:10 B’rit Chadashah: Mattityahu (Matthew) 1:1-17 This week we begin a new cycle of reading and learning more of G-d’s Torah. What a gift from G-d! We just concluded with learning of Moshe’s death and the peace of G-d demonstrated throughout the narrative, and… Read more »