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

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah #1 B’resheit (In the Beginning) Genesis 1:1-6:8 Haftarah: Yesha’yahu (Isaiah) 42:5-21 B’rit Chadashah: Revelation 21:1-5; 22:1-5 We have been blessed to start our new adventures in studying and learning G-d’s Torah. The book of Genesis lays the foundation for the history of Israel (true believers) and the world. As Messianic… Read more »

Special Parashah for Sukkot: B’midbar (Numbers) 29:17-35

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Special Parashah: Numbers 29:17-35 Haftarah: Ezekiel 38:18-39:16 B’rit Chadashah: John 7:37-39 This parashah focuses on the offerings given in the Temple during the festival of Sukkot. The sheer number of sacrifices that represent money is astounding and should cause us to consider whether anyone individually or collectively has any justification for… Read more »

Parashah#52: Vayelekh (He went) D’varim (Deuteronomy) 31:1-30

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah #52 Vayelekh (He went) D’varim (Deuteronomy) 31:1-30 Haftarah: Hoshea (Hosea) 14:2-10 B’rit Chadashah: Hebrews 13:5-8 Moshe is now 120 years old and ready to be called home. He transfers leadership to Y’hoshua. Moshe prophesied of someone coming that would be like unto himself, but greater than he in the future…. Read more »

Parashah #51 Nitzavim (Standing) D’varim (Deuteronomy) 29:9-30:20

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parasha #51 Deuteronomy (D’varim) Nitzavim (Standing) D’varim (Deuteronomy) 29:9-30:20 Haftarah: Yesha’yahu (Isaiah) 61:10-63:9 B’rit Chadashah: Romans 9:30-10-13, Messianic Jews (Hebrews) 12:14-15 This Parasha includes some of the most basic principles of the Jewish faith: 1. The Unity of Israel 2. The future redemption 3. The practicality of Torah 4. Freedom of… Read more »

Parashah #50 Ki Tavo (When you come) D’varim (Deuteronomy) 26:1-29:8

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah #50 Ki Tavo (When you come) D’varim (Deuteronomy) 26:1-29:8 Haftarah: Yesha’yahu (Isaiah) 60:1-22 B’rit Chadashah: Acts 28:17-31 This parashah repeats the conditions of the cause and effect relationship between man and G-d. Throughout G-d’s Torah, He emphasizes that if Israel (all true believers) want to remain a special treasure to… Read more »

Parashah #49 Ki-Tetze (when you go out) D’varim (Deuteronomy) 21:10-25:19

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah #49: Ki Tetze (When you go out) D’varim 21:10-25:19 Haftarah: Yesha’yahu 52:13-54:1-10 B’rit Chadashah: 1 Corinthians 9:4-18 This week’s parashah contains more than six times the number of mitzvot than any of the others. Private matters in domestic and civil life are addressed rather than the previous parashah addressing public… Read more »

Parashah#48 Shof’tim (Judges) D’varim ( Deuteronomy) 16:18-21:9

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue     Parashah Shof’tim (Judges): Deuteronomy 11:26-16:17 Haftarah: Isaiah 51:12-53:12 Brit Chadasha: Mattityahu 5:38-42; 18-20; Acts 3:13-26; 7:35-53; 1 Cor. 5:9-13; 1 Tim 5:17-22; Messianic Jews (Hebrews) 10:28-31 Why is there evil in the world? In this week’s portion we see Moshe telling Israel to appoint righteous judges and officers who… Read more »

Parashah #47: Re’eh (See) D’varim (Deuteronomy) 1:26-16:17

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah#47 Re’eh (See)D’varim (Deuteronomy) 11:26-16:17 Haftarah: Yesha’yahu (Isaiah) 54:11-55:5 B’rit Chadashah: 1 Corinthians 5:9-13 In Parashah Re’eh, Moshe’s time as the leader of the Israelites nears an end and we are told how the next generation of leadership is to be established according to G-d’s instructions. These laws include the process… Read more »

Parashah #46: E’kev (Because) D’varim (Deut)7:12-11:25

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parsha #46: Deuteronomy [D’varim] E’kev (Because) 7:12-11:25 Haftarah: Yesha’yahu (Isaiah) 49:14-51:3 B’rit Chadashah: Ya’akov (James) 5: 7-11 The rewards for obedience out of love for G-d are described in the first section of this parashah. The blessings are abundant, and more than one can imagine. All of nature is involved serving… Read more »

Parashah #45: Va’etchanan (I pleaded) D’varim (Deuteronomy) 3:23-7:11

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah #45: Va’etchanan (I pleaded) D’varim (Deuteronomy) 3:23-7:11 Haftarah: Yesha’yahu (Isaiah) 40:1-26 Brit Chadashah: Mattityahu (Matthew) 4:1-11; 22:33-40; Mark 12:28-34; Luke 4:1-13; 10:25-37; Acts 13:13-43; Romans 3:27-31; 1 Timothy 2:4-6; Yaakov (James) 2:14-26 The book of D’varim is called the “Mishnah Torah”; meaning a review of the Torah. But it includes… Read more »