Weekly Parshah

Parashah#16: B’shallach ( After he had let go) Sh’mot (Exodus) 13:17-17:16

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parasha #16 B’shallach (After he had let go) Sh’mot (Exodus 13:17-17:16) Haftarah: Shof’tim (Judges) 4:4-5:31 B’rit Chadashah: Revelation 15:1-4 This week’s parashah begins with G-d leading the Israelites out into the desert, by the column of cloud by day and the column of fire by night. That is, G-d and Yahshua… Read more »

Parashah #15: Bo (Go) Sh’mot (Exodus) 10:1-13:16

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parasha #15: Bo (Go) Sh’mot (Exodus) 10:1-13:16 Haftarah: Yirmeyahu (Jeremiah) 46:13-28 B’rit Chadashah: Revelation 16:1-21 The timing of this parashah could not be more appropriate as we continue negotiating the current pandemic. As we read, we can see that nothing has changed in secular society. People continually harden their hearts towards… Read more »

Parashah #14: Va’era (I appeared) Sh’mot (Exodus) 6:2-9:35

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah #14 Va’era (I appeared) Sh’mot (Exodus) 6:2-9:35 Haftarah: Yechezk’el (Ezekiel) 28:25-29:21 B’rit Chadashah: Romans 9:14-17; 2 Corinthians 6:14-7:1 This week’s parashah starts off with a conversation between G-d and Moshe. As the Creator, G-d knew there must be doubt and questions in Moshe’s mind concerning this “discussion.” G-d identifies Himself… Read more »

Parashah#13: Sh’mot (Names) Exodus 1:1-6:1

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah #13: Sh’mot (Names) (Ex.) 1:1-6:1 Haftarah: Yirmeyahu (Jer.) 1:1-2:3 (S) B’rit Chadashah: Mattityahu (Matt.) 22:23-33; 41-46 Mark 12:18-27; 35-37; Luke 20:27-44; Acts 3:12-15; 5:27-32; 7:17-36; 22:12-16; 24:14-16 Hebrews 11:23-26 Although this week’s parashah focuses on Moshe and his emergence as the man who would be the anti-type of Messiah Yahshua,… Read more »

Parashah #12 Vayechi (He lived)B’resheit (Genesis) 47:28-50:26

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah #12: Vayechi (He lived) B’resheit (Genesis) 47:28-50:26 Haftarah: M’lakhim Alef (1 Kings) 2:1-12 B’rit Chadashah: Hebrews 11:21-22; 1 Kefa (1 Peter) 1:3-9; 2:11-17 This is the last parashah in the book of Genesis and is has some peculiar characteristics in the Torah scroll. This parashah is unique in that there… Read more »

Parashah #11 Vayigash (He approached) B’resheit (Genesis) 44:18-47:27

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah#11: Vayigash (He approached) Genesis 44:18-47-27 Haftarah: Yechezk’el (Ezekiel) 37:15-28 B’rit Chadashah: Acts: 7:9-16 (specifically vv.13-15) Excerpts from the Zohar Vol. II This week’s parashah elaborates on some of the similarities between the life of Yosef and Yahshua, especially the timing Yosef uses to reveal himself to his brothers. He waited… Read more »

Parashah#10: Mikketz (At the end) B’resheit (Genesis) 41:1-44:17

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah #10: Mikketz (At the end) Genesis 41:1-44:17 Haftarah: M’lakhim Alef (1 Kings) 3:15-4:1 B’rit Chadashah: Acts 7:9-16 This week we are going to explore just one of an infinite number of ways G-d refines his people, providing for their best and subsequently His glory. It should be a humbling experience… Read more »

Parashah #9: Vayeshev (He continued living)B’resheit (Genesis) 37:1-40:23

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah #9 Vayeshev (He continued living) B’resheit (Genesis) 37:1- 40:23 Haftarah: ‘Amos 2:6-3:9 B’rit Chadashah: Acts 7:9-16 Although 27:2 reads “Here is the story of Ya’akov”, what follows is a 14-chapter story about Ya’akov’s sons. But perhaps it is really a story about Ya’akov’s legacy to his sons as we shall… Read more »

Parashah #8 Vayishlach (He sent) B’resheit (Genesis) 32:4-36:43

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah # 8: Vayishlach (He sent) Genesis 32:4-36:43 Haftarah: Ovadyah (Obadiah) 1-21 B’rit Chadashah: Revelation 7:1-12 In light of the exponential increase in prophetic events being fulfilled on a global scale, today’s focus will be on the genealogy of ‘Esav (Edom). We need to know from whence such evil in humanity… Read more »

Parashah #7 Vayetze (He went out) B’resheit (genesis) 28:10-32:33

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah #7: Vayetze (He went out) B’resheit (Genesis) 28:10-32:33 Haftarah: Hoshea (Hosea) 12:13-14:10 Brit Chadashah: Yochanan 1:43-51 This week we get a glimpse into the birth of Jacob’s 12 sons who evolve into the 12 tribes of Israel and that it is never a good idea to have two women in… Read more »