Weekly Parshah

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

** The images that accompany this parashah are not available in this format. Please refer to your e-mail copies for the images. Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parasha #45: Va’etchanan (I pleaded) 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; I Timothy 2:4-6; Yaakov… Read more »

Parashah #44 D’varim (Words) 1:1-3:22

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah # 44: D’varim (Words) Deuteronomy 1:1-3:22 Haftarah: Yesha’yahu (Isaiah) 3:7-4:11 B’rit Chadashah: Yochanon (John) 15:1-11; Messianic Jews (Hebrews) 3:7-4:11 This is the last of the Five Books of the Pentateuch. These five books provide the foundation for the entire Bible; from the Creation to the development of the People of… Read more »

Parashah #42: Mattot (Tribes) B’midbar (Numbers) 30:2-32:42

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah#42: Mattot (Tribes) B’Midbar (Numbers) 30:2-32-42 Haftarah: Yirmeyahu (Jeremiah) 1:1-2:3 B’rit Chadashah: Mattityahu (Matthew) 5:33-37 We start this week’s parashah by examining G-d’s laws and expectations related to making vows. This is serious business. While G-d lays down the regulations for making vows, Yahshua takes it even further by encouraging us… Read more »

Parashah #41 Pinchas (Phinehas) B’midbar (Numbers) 25:10- 30:1 (29:40)

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah#41 (Pinchas) B’Midbar 15:10-30:1 Haftarah: M’lakhim Alef (1 Kings) 18:46-19:21 B’rit Chadashah: Mattityahu (Matthew) 26:1-30 Let’s begin with a story that relates to our perception of peace. I previously shared this, but believe it to be more applicable as the end times progress: G-d promised Pinchas a “covenant of shalom.” The… Read more »

Parashah #40 Balak B’midbar (Numbers 22:2-25:9

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah # 40 Balak B’midbar (Numbers) 22:2-25:9 Haftarah: Mikkah (Micah) 5:6-6:8 B’rit Chadashah: Y’hudah (Jude) 11 At the beginning of this parashah, we are reminded of the severity of adding to or subtracting from G-d’s Torah. Recall in Genesis 3: 3 that Chava (Eve) told the serpent “We may eat from… Read more »

Parashah #39: Hukkat (Regulation) B’midbar (Numbers) 19:1-22:1

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah: 39: Hukkat (Regulation) B’Midbar (Numbers) 19:1-22:1 Haftarah: Shof’tim (Judges) 11:1-33 B’rit Chadashah: Yochanan (John) 3:9-21 Today we are going to examine the Para Adumah from a perspective not recognized in Orthodox Judaism because of their refusal to read and consider the B’rit Chadashah (New Testament) as part of the whole… Read more »

Parashah #38: Korach (Korah) B’Midbar (Numbers) 16:1-18:32

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah #38: Korach (Korah) B’Midbar (Numbers) 16:1-18:32 Haftarah: Sh’mu’el (Samuel) 11:14-12:22 B’rit Chadashah: 2 Timothy 2:8-21 This week we read about the rebellion of Korach against Moshe. This event provides a conceptual illustration of the diversity of conflicts we must face on a daily basis; small and great. Korach was no… Read more »

Parashah #36 B’ha’alotkha (When you set up) 8:1-12:16

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah 36: B’ha’alotkha (When you set up) 8:1-12:16 Haftarah: Z’kharyah (Zechariah) 2:14-4:7 B’rit Chadashah: Yochanan (John) 19:31-37; Hebrews 3:1-6 This week the focus teaching is from Chapter 9 vv. 15-23.This narrative describes the mindset we must internalize and hold to as we occupy until Yahshua returns (Luke 19:11-37). We are not… Read more »

Parashah #35 Naso (Take) B’Midbar (Numbers) 4:21-7:89

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah 35: Naso (Take) B’Midbar (Numbers) 4:21-7:89 Haftarah: Shof’tim (Judges) 13:2-25 B’rit Chadashah: Yochanan 7:53-8:11 The focus on the parashah this year is Num. Chapter 5. This passage describes the process that will establish the innocence of a woman wrongly accused of adultery by her husband, or guilt. This is the… Read more »