Parashot

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 It is not difficult to see where the idea of rabbis also being lawyers, physicians came into being as we read this parashah. The focus of the lesson this week is on… 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 Cor. 6:14-7:1 Today we are going to take a look into the dietary laws. Some may already be of the opinion they understand all there is to know about these very important laws that Yahshua… Read more »

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

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah #25: Tzav ( Give an order) Vayikra (Leviticus) 6:1(8)-8:36 Haftarah: Yirmeyahu ( Jeremiah) 7:21-8:3 ; 9:22(23)- 23(24) B’rit Chadashah: 1 Cor. 10:14-23 To reiterate that G-d is a G-d of detail, we learn of the specifics G-d expects from the priests as they receive offerings and sacrifices from the people…. Read more »

Parashah #24: Vayikra (He called) Vayikra (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 We are at the beginning of a new book; the book of Leviticus which is generally a seldom read and rarely understood by Christians. The commands for animal sacrifices, the description of the priestly ritual, the… Read more »

Parashah #23: P’kudei (Accounts) Sh’mot (Exodus) 38:21-40:38

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah# 23: P’kudei (Accounts) Sh’mot (Exodus) 38:21-40:38 Haftarah: M’lakhim Alef (1 Kings) 7:40- 50 B’rit Chadashah: Revelation 15:5-8 Excerpts from this message are taken from a message written by the late Chief Rabbi Lord Sacks of blessed memory. All Messianic Jewish connections I provided are integral to understanding the similarities and… Read more »

Parashah #22: Vayak’hel ( He assembled) Sh’mot (Exodus) 35:1-38:20

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah #22: Vayak’hel (He assembled) Sh’mot (Exodus) 35:1-38:20 Haftarah: M’lakhim Alef (1 Kings) 7:13-26 B’rit Chadashah: Revelation 11:1-13 In the very first sentence of this parashah, we see a repetition of the command to rest on Shabbat. “These are the things which Adonai has ordered you to do. On six days… Read more »

Parashah #21: Ki Tissa (When you take) Sh’mot (Exodus) 30:11:34-5

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parasha #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 There are four main themes in the week’s parashah we will address today;1) Personal accountability; 2) Ascension to G-d; 3) Total separation for G-d’s service; 4) G-d’s commanded festivals. The first… Read more »

Parashah #20: Tetzaveh (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 With the instructions for the construction of the Tabernacle complete, the Torah moves on to those who will carry out the process of sacrifices and the daily activities within it. Where Moshe… Read more »

Parashah #19: T’rumah (Contributions) Sh’mot (Exodus) 25:1-27:19

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah #19: T’rumah (Contributions) Sh’mot (Exodus) 25:1-27:19 Haftarah: M’lakhim Alef (1 Kings) 5:26-6:13 B’rit Chadashah: Hebrews: 8:1-6 The sanctuary is to be the place where G-d abides with Israel and issues His instructions. It is also to be the place where sacrificial worship takes place. The benefit is for Israel who… Read more »