Lech Lecha

Parashah #3: Lekh L’kha (Get yourself out B’resheit (Genesis) 12:1-17:27

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah #3: Lekh L’kha (Get yourself out) B’resheit (Genesis) 12:1-17:27 Haftarah: Yesha’yahu (Isaiah) 40:27-41:16 B’rit Chadashah: Acts 7:1-8 This week’s parashah provides several examples of the concept behind getting oneself out of familiar and comfortable surroundings. That is, self-nullification at the deepest levels. Abraham’s obedience and longing for a close relationship… Read more »

Parashah #3: Lech l’kha (Get yourself out) B’resheit (Genesis) 12:1-17:27

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah #3: Lech lecha (Get yourself out) B’resheit (Genesis) 12:1-17:27 Haftarah: Yesha’yahu (Isaiah) 40:27-41:16 B’rit Chadashah: Romans 3:19-5:6 The story of Avraham. Most individuals who are or were Christians prior to being called out by the Ruach to Messianic Judaism of us remember learning about “Father Abraham” of whom even Christians… Read more »

Parashah #3: Lekh L’kha (Get yourself out) B’resheit (Genesis 12:1-17:27)

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah #3 Lekh L’kha (Get yourself out) B’resheit (Genesis) 12:1-17:27 Haftarah: Yesha’yahu (Isaiah) 40:27-41:16 B’rit Chadashah: Acts: 7:1-8 An early example of G-d’s grace and consistency is found in this week’s parashah. We saw the first example of G-d reserving a remnant to set an example for the rest of the… Read more »

Parashah #3 Lech L’kha (Get yourself out) B’resheit (Genesis) 12:1-17-27

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah #3 Lech L’kha (Get yourself out) B’resheit (Genesis 12:1-17:27) Haftarah: Yesha’yahu (Isaiah) 40:27-41:16 B’rit Chadashah: Acts 7:1-8 This week we are going to address what may seem to be a contradiction between the name of our parashah and the narrative from which it is named. “Lech lecha” is translated as… Read more »

Parashah #3 Lech L’kha (Get yourself out) B’resheit (Genesis 12:1-17:27

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah #3: Lech L’kha (Get yourself out) B’resheit (Genesis) 12:1-17:27 Haftarah: Yesha’yahu (Isaiah) 40:27-41:16 B’rit Chadashah: Galatians 3:15-18 The story of Abraham is one in which we see the first example of a man actively searching for G-d. Abraham was the son of Terach who was sold idols in the province… Read more »

Parashah #3: Lekh L’kha (get yourself out) B’resheit (Genesis) 12:1-17:27

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Weekly Parashah Parasha #3: Lekh L’kha (Get yourself out) Genesis 12:1-17:27 Haftarah: Yesha’yahu (Isaiah) 40: 27-41:16 B’rit Chadashah: Acts 7:1-8; Romans 3:19-5:6; Galatians 3:15-18; 5:1-6; Colossians 2:11-15; Messianic Jews (Hebrews) 7: 1-19; 11: 8-12 And G-d said to Abram; “Go out from your country, from your birthplace, from the home of… Read more »

Parashah #3: Lekh L’kha B’resheit (Genesis) 12:1-17:27

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah#3: Lekh L’kha (Genesis 12:1-17:27) Haftarah: Yesha’yahu (Isaiah) 40:27-41:16 B’rit Chadashah: Acts 7:1-8  This parashah zooms in on the life of Avraham and its significance to those who call themselves his descendants. We believe ourselves to be so well-versed with the story of Abraham that we do not always stop to… Read more »