Vayishlach

Parashah #8 Vayishlach (He sent) B’resheit (Genesis 32:4-36:43)

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah # 8: Vayishlach (He sent) Genesis 32:4-36:43 Haftarah: Ovadyah (Obadiah) 1-21 B’rit Chadashah: Revelation 7:1-12 We start this week’s parashah with Jacob’s return home after a 22-year absence, with an obstacle of meeting Esau on the way. Jacob prepares for the possibility of a fight with Esau in three ways:… Read more »

Parashah #8 Vayislach (He sent) B’resheit (Genesis) 32:4-36:43

Beth Elohim messianic Synagogue Parashah #8: Vayishlach (He sent) B’resheit (Genesis 32:4-36:43) Haftarah: Hoshea Ovadyah (Obadiah) 1-21 (S) B’rit Chadashah: Revelation 7:1-12 A great confrontation is about to take place. Jacob and Esau are destined to meet after at least 20 years. Esau is the older brother who was “tricked” out of his birthright because… Read more »

Parashah #8: Vayishlach (He sent) B’resheit (Genesis) 32:4-36:43

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah#8 Vayishlach (He sent) B’resheit (Genesis) 32:4-36:43 Haftarah: Ovadayah (Obadiah) 1-21 B’rit Chadashah: Revelation 7:1-12 The rabbinic advice for this parashah is expressed in the midrash (B’resheit Rabbah 78:15) and reiterated in Ramban’s commentary on the Torah (B’resheit 32:4), that the section dealing with the dramatic meeting between Yaakov and Esav… Read more »