Leviticus

Parashah #28: M’tzora Vayikra (Leviticus) 14:1-15:33

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah #28: M’tzora (Person afflicted with tzara’at) Vayikra (Leviticus) 14:1-15:33 Haftarah: M’lakhim Bet (2 Kings) 7:3-20 B’rit Chadashah: Matthew 9:20-26 G-d’s law for evaluating and separating those who had tzara’at was very specific. But the law was also gracious in restoring one who was healed. We previously learned that disease is… Read more »

Parashah #27: Tazria (She Conceives) Vayikra (Leviticus) 12:1-13:59 (Beth Elohim follows the Essene calendar)

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 The focus of this parashah takes a turn from a focus on the priesthood; atonement, dedication, and thanksgiving incumbent on everyone; laymen and priests. This process of G-d giving instructions is completely… Read more »

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

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah #25: Tzav (Give an order) Vayikra (Leviticus) 6:1-8:36 Haftarah: Yirmeyahu (Jeremiah) 7:21-8:3; 9:22(23)-23(24) B’rit Chadashah: Tabernacle & Sacrifices This teaching was originally presented as several classes, owing to the length and detail of each explanation of the offerings. The following explanation of the significance of the offerings ordered by G-d… Read more »

Parashah #24: Vayikra (He called) Vayikra ( Leviticus) 1:1-5:26

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah #24: Vayikra (He called) Vayikra (Leviticus)1:1-5:26 Haftarah: Yesha’yahu (Isaiah) 43:21-44:23 B’rit Chadashah: Hebrews 10:1-14; 13:10-16 The Book of Leviticus is often completely ignored by Christians who consider the commands for the priestly ritual of slaughtering animals and offering them to G-d as commanded, the specific instructions on what one was… Read more »

Parashah #31: Emor (Speak) Vayikra (Leviticus) 21:1-24:23

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah #31: Emor (Speak) Vayikra (Leviticus) 21:1-24:23 Haftarah: Yechezk’el (Ezekiel) 44:15-31 B’rit Chadashah: Mattityahu ( Matthew) 5:38-42 Whereas the last parashah (K’doshim) addressed the necessity for the people to be a holy and offer sacrifices according to a detailed system according to G-d. this parashah addresses the need for the leaders… Read more »

Parashah #29-30 : Acharei Mot( After the death) Vayikra (Leviticus) 16:1-18:30

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah #29: Acharei Mot (After the death) Vayikra (Leviticus) 16:1-18:30 Haftarah: Yechezk’el (Ezekiel) 22:1-16 B’rit Chadashah: Romans 3:19-28 In regular years this is read with Parashah #30 K’doshim which describes G-d’s admonishment that we are to be a holy people because He is holy, and how that is to be accomplished…. Read more »

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 Haftara: M’lakhim Bet (2 Kings) 4:42-5:19 Brit Chadashah: Luke 2:22-4; 5:12-16 • This parashah is read with #28 in regular years This week we are going to focus on the first two paragraphs of this parashah in depth, then discuss tzara’at which can… Read more »

Parashah #26: Sh’mini Vayikra(Leviticus) 9:1-11:47

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah #26: Sh’mini (Eighth) 9:1-11:47 Vayikra (Leviticus) 9:1-11:47 Haftarah: Sh’mu’el Bet (2 Samuel) 6:1-19 B’rit Chadashah: 1 Peter1:14-16 This week we examine the finality of the anointing and consecration process for Aharon and his sons and the algorithm for presenting offerings to Adonai that would set the proper environment for the… Read more »

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

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah #25: Tzav (Give and order) Vayikra (Leviticus) 6:1(8)-8:36 Haftarah: Yirmeyahu (Jeremiah) 7:21-8:3; 9:22-23 B’rit Chadashah: 1 Corinthians 10:14-23; Mark 12:28-34; Romans 12:1-2 This week we are going to concentrate on the relationship between the parashah and the B’rit Chadashah a little more than usual to emphasize the applicability of the… Read more »