Leviticus

Parashah #29: Acharei Mot (After the death) Vayikra (Leviticus) 16;1-18:30

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah #29: Acharei Mot (After the death) Vayikra (Leviticus) 16:1-18:30 Haftarah: Yechezk’el (Ezekiel) 22:1-16 B’rit Chadashah: Romans 3:19-28 This week we read of the atonement prototype that Yahshua fulfilled as the sacrificial Lamb. Looking back to the time before He was manifested on earth, Aharon as the High Priest (a parallel… Read more »

Parashot #27-28: Tazria and M’tzora Vayikra (Leviticus) 12;1-13:59 and 14;1-15:33

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashot #27 and #28: Tazria (She conceives) and M’tzora (Person afflicted with tzara’at) Vayikra (Leviticus) 12:1-13:59 and 14:1-15:33 Haftarah: M’lakhim bet (2 Kings) 7:3-20 B’rit Chadashah: Matthew 9:20-26 This year, we read parashot 27 and 28. These scriptures address a condition known as tzara’at or uncleanliness; a disease if you will…. 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: 1 Peter 1:14-16 The process of consecrating the place G-d would occupy with His presence in the sanctuary continues; the instructions for the offerings were given, and Aharon and his sons are consecrated and anointed as… Read more »

Parashah#25: Tzav (Give an 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 Parashah 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 #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 This is one of the most useful parashot for referencing the festivals (G-d’s designated times), and equitable compensation for damage to persons and property. This parashah also lays out in detail G-d’s special requirements beyond… Read more »

Parahsha #30 K’doshim (Holy people) Vayikra (Leviticus) 19:1-20:27

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue #30 K’doshim (Holy People) Vayikra (Leviticus) 19:1-20:27 (In leap years read separately from Parashah #29) Haftarah: Amos 9:7-15; Yechezk’el (Ezekiel) 20:2-20 B’rit Chadashah: Mattityahu (Matthew) 5:33-37; 5:43-48; 15:1-11; 19:16-30; 22:33-40; Mark 7:1-23; 12:28-34; Luke 10:25-39; Romans 13:8-10; Galatians 5:13-26; Ya’akov (James) 2:1-9; 1 Kefa (1 Peter) 1:13-21 This third book of… 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: 2 Corinthians 6:14-7:1 This year we are going to focus on a portion of the dietary laws in Lev.11-46. This is a large narrative that begs the question why are some animals clean and others unclean?… Read more »