Weekly Parshah

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

                 Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah #36: B’ha’alotka (When you set up) B’midbar (Numbers) 8:1-12:16 Haftarah: Z’kharyah (Zechariah) 2:14-4:7 B’rit Chadashah: Yochanan (John) 19:31-37 Messianic Jews (Hebrews) 3:1-6   In the beginning of this parashah we see another regulation that indicates the Bible is not written in chronological order. The subject is the Menorah and… 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 book of Numbers is often thought to be one of the most repetitious, boring books of the Bible. But this statement only applies to those who are Torah-naïve, either by chosen ignorance… Read more »

Parashah #33 B’chukkoti Vayikra (Leviticus) 26:3-27:34

  Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue   Parashah #33 B’chukkotai (By my regulations) Vayikra (Leviticus 26:3-27:34) Haftarah: Yirmeyahu (Jeramiah) 16:19-17:14 B’rit Chadashah: Yochanan (John) 14:15-21; 15:10-12   In this parashah, G-d tells B’nai (children) of Israel that if they walk in His path and keep His commandments, He will bless them. However, if they do not… Read more »

Parashah #32 B’har (On mount) Vayikra (Leviticus) 25:1-26:2

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah #32 B’har (On Mount) Vayikra (Leviticus) 25:1-26:2 Haftarah: (Yirmeyahu) Jeremiah 32:6-27 B’rit Chadashah: 1 Corinthians 7:21-24   This week’s parashah primarily addresses Shemittah (loosen or detach) which is the seventh or Sabbatical year and Yovel which is the Jubilee year. These are the cycles of 7 and 50 years that… 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   This is one of the most useful parashot for referencing the festivals (G-d’s designated times), and equitable compensation for damage to persons and property. This parashah also lays out in detail G-d’s special requirements… Read more »

Parashah #30 K’doshim :Vayikra (Leviticus) 19:1-20:27

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah# 30: K’doshim (Holy People) Vayikra (Leviticus) 19:1-20:27 Haftarah: Ezekiel 20:2-20 B’rit Chadashah: 1 Peter: 13-21   This parashah begins with G-d telling Moshe to tell the entire community of Israel “You people are to be holy because I, Adonai your G-d am holy.” What an awesome responsibility! G-d in His… Read more »

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

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parasah#29: Acharei Mot (After the death) Vayikra (Leviticus) 16:1-18:30 Haftarah: Yechezk’el (Ezekiel) 22:1-16 B’rit Chadashah: Galatians 3:10-14   *This week I am going to focus on what it means to be a disciple of YHVH/Yahshua and the ritual of the two goats as I have had many questions on both subjects…. Read more »

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

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah #28 M’tzora (Person afflicted with tzara’at) Vayikra (Lev. 14:1-15:33) Haftarah: M’lakhim Bet (2 Kings) 7:3-20 B’rit Chadashah: Mattityahu (Matthew) 9:20-26; Mark 5:24-34   This week we will closely examine the purification ritual and the connection to Yahshua in a way that may be new to many believers.  This is important… Read more »

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah #28 M’tzora (Person afflicted with tzara’at) Vayikra (Lev. 14:1-15:33) Haftarah: M’lakhim Bet (2 Kings) 7:3-20 B’rit Chadashah: Mattityahu (Matthew) 9:20-26; Mark 5:24-34   This week we will closely examine the purification ritual and the connection to Yahshua in a way that may be new to many believers.  This is important… Read more »