Leviticus

Parashah #29-30: Acharei Mot ; K’doshim Vayikra (Leviticus 16:1-18:30; 19:1-20:27

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah #29-30: Acharei Mot (After the death); K’doshim (Holy people) Vayikra (Leviticus) 16:1-18:30; 19:1-20:27) Haftarah: Amos 9:7-15 B’rit Chadashah: Romans 3:19-28 The first paragraph of this parashah sets the tone for today’s teaching; we are created to do G-d’s will, not ours. He leaves no room for amplified versions, new international… Read more »

Parashah #27: Tazria (She conceives) Vayikra (Leviticus) 12:1-13-59

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah 27: Tazria (She conceives) Vayikra (Leviticus) 12:1-13-59 Haftarah: M’lakhim Bet (2 Kings) 4:42-5:19 B’rit Chadashah: Luke 2:22-24; 5:12-16 The first sentence of this week’s Sidra teaches us that there is something special about the eighth day in the Bible. We will start here and progress to the laws concerning discerning… Read more »

Parashah #26 Sh’mini (Eighth) Vayikra (Leviticus) 9:1-11:47

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah #26: Sh’mini (Eighth) Vayikra (Leviticus 9:1-11:47 Haftarah: Sh’mu’el Bet (2 Samuel) 6:1-19 B’rit Chadashah: Galatians 2:11-16 This week G-d demonstrates how serious He is about making sure He is glorified (Lev. 10:3). Two of Aharon’s sons took it upon themselves to worship G-d in a manner that He did not… Read more »

Parashah #25 Tzav ( Give and order) Vayikra (Leviticus) 6:1-8:36

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah #25: Tzav (Give and order) Vayikra (Leviticus) 6:1(8)-8:36 Haftarah: Yirmeyahu (Jeremiah) 7:21-8:3; 9:22-23 B’rit Chadashah: 1 Corinthians 10:14-23; Mark 12:28-34; Romans 12:1-2 This week we are going to concentrate on the relationship between the parashah and the B’rit Chadashah a little more than usual to emphasize the applicability of the… Read more »

Parashah #24: Vayikra (He called) Leviticus 1:1-5:26

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parasha 24: Vayikra (He called) Leviticus 1:1-5:26 Haftarah: Yesha’yahu (Isaiah) 43:21-44:23 B’rit Chadashah: Hebrews: 10:1-14 The Tabernacle is complete and dedicated. G-d has “moved in” and now it’s time to get down to the business of developing a close relationship with Him. Drawing close to G-d means following his instructions (Torah)… Read more »

Parashah #33 B’chukkotai (By my regulations) Vayikra (Leviticus 26:3-27:34)

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah #33 B’chukkotai (By my regulations) Vayikra (Leviticus 26:3-27:34) Haftarah: Yirmeyahu (Jeramiah) 16:19-17:14 B’rit Chadashah: Yochanan (John) 14:15-21; 15:10-12 In this parashah, G-d tells B’nai (children) of Israel that if they walk in His path and keep His commandments, He will bless them. However, if they do not listen and go… Read more »

Parhashah #31 Emor (Speak) Vayikra (Leviticus) 21:1-24:23

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah #31 Emor (Speak) Vayikra (Leviticus) 21:1-24:23 Haftarah: Yechezk’el (Ezekiel) 44:15-31 B’rit Chadashah: Mattityahu (Matthew) 5:38-42 Please study this parashah in its entirety as I will be covering the concepts versus verbatim in order to keep to our usual schedule. This parashah describes G-d’s designated times, equitable compensation for damage to… Read more »

Parashah #31 Emor (Speak) Vayikra (Leviticus) 21:1-24:23

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah #31 Emor (Speak) Vayikra (Leviticus) 21:1-24:23 Haftarah: Yechezk’el (Ezekiel) 44:15-31 B’rit Chadashah: Mattityahu (Matthew) 5:38-42 Please study this parashah in its entirety as I will be covering the concepts versus verbatim in order to keep to our usual schedule. This parashah describes G-d’s designated times, equitable compensation for damage to… Read more »