Parashat Ki Tetze, Do our hearts have equal weights and measures?

In this week’s reading from Parashat Ki Tetze (Devarim / Deuteronomy 21:10-25:19) Moshe lists 21 Mitzvot fontning a number of topics when the people enter into the Promised Land: (i) Laws relating to prisoner of war (21:10-15), ...

Parashat Shoftim, A Prophet like unto Moshe

In this week’s reading from Parashat Shoftim (Devarim / Deuteronomy 16:18-21:9) Moshe writes on the establishment of offices of administration, judges, and officers and the necessity for justice saying כ   צֶדֶק ...

Parashat Re’eh, Hearing the Voice of the Lord and Devoting our Lives to Him

In this week’s reading from Parashat Re’eh (Devarim / Deuteronomy 11-26-12:28) Moshe says רְאֵה אָנֹכִי נֹתֵן לִפְנֵיכֶם הַיּוֹם בְּרָכָה וּקְלָלָה: meaning “See, I ...

Parashat Ekev, The Word of God and the true Bread from heaven

This week’s reading (Devarim / Deuteronomy 7:12-9:3) Moshe saysוְהָיָה | עֵקֶב תִּשְׁמְעוּן אֵת הַמִּשְׁפָּטִים הָאֵלֶּה וּשְׁמַרְתֶּם וַעֲשִֹיתֶם אֹת

Parashat Va’etchanan, A way of life for a people already redeemed!

This week’s reading is from sefer Devarim (Devarim / Deuteronomy 3:23-7:11) Parashat Va’etchanan, Moshe is recapitulating (summarizing and restating) the main points during Yisrael’s journey from Mitzrayim to their p...

Parashat Devarim, Yeshua and the Torah

In this week’s reading from Parashat Devarim (Devarim / Deuteronomy 1:1-3:22) Moshe retells the history of what has happened to Yisrael that led the people to remain in the wilderness.  The name of the fifth book of Devarim...

Parshiot Matot-Massei, Get rid of the things that cause you to sin!

This week's reading is a double portion from Parashat Matot and Masei (Bamidbar / Numbers 30:2-36:13).  Moshe speaks to the heads of the tribes of the sons if Yisrael saying א   וַיֹּאמֶר מֹשֶׁה אֶל-...

Parashat Pinchas, Our Tents, Our Bodies, and Sexual Sin.

In this week’s reading from Parashat Pinchas (Bamidbar / Numbers 25:10-26:51) the Lord speaks to Moshe saying that Pinchas, the son of Eleazar, has turned away His wrath from the sons of Yisrael because he was zealous for the Lor...

Parashat Balak, Walking in the way of the Lord and leaning not on our own understanding.

In this week’s study from Parashat Balak (Bamidbar / Numbers 22:2-38) Balak king of Moab saw what the children of Yisrael had done to the Amorites and both he and the people of Moab were afraid being very anxious about Yisrael&rs...

Parashat Chukat, Believing by faith or Striking the Rock in Unbelief

In this week’s reading from Parashat Chukat (Bamidbar / Numbers 19:1-22:1) the Lord speaks to Moshe about the “red heifer” ב   זֹאת חֻקַּת הַתּוֹרָה אֲשֶׁר-צִוָּה יְהוָֹ...

Parashat Korach, Do I have a rebellious spirit before God?

 In this week’s reading from Parashat Korach in Bamidbar / Numbers 16:1-17:15, Korach, Datan, and Aviram rose up and assembled themselves against Moshe and against Aharon and questioned whether their role as priests was real...

Parashat Shelach Lecha, Do you acknowledge the truth or do you serve your own version of reality?

In this week’s reading from Parashat Shelach Lecha (Bamidbar / Numbers 13:1-15:41), the Lord commands Moshe to send men to spy out the land of Canaan which He was giving to the Children of Yisrael (13:1-2).  Moshe says יח&...

Parashat Beha’alotcha, The importance of the Passover Lamb

In week’s reading from Parashat Beha’alotcha (בהעלתך) Bamidbar / Numbers 8:1-9:14 God commands Moshe on the construction of the Menorah and that the seven lamps are to give their light from the front of the lampstand ...

Parashat Naso, Repentance, Confession, and the Forgiveness of sins

This week’s reading is from Parashat Naso (Bamidbar / Numbers 4:21-7:89) the Lord speaks to Moshe telling him to number the sons of Gershon and the fathers of their household by their families (כב   נָשֹא אֶת-רֹאש...

Parashat Bamidbar, What do these have in common: Cohen (Priest), Husband, and Messiah?.

This week's study is from Parashat Bamidbar (Bamidbar / Numbers 1:1-4:20), the Lord God speaks to Moshe in the Tent of Meeting (Ohel Moed, בְּאֹהֶל מוֹעֵד) saying  ב   שְֹאוּ אֶת-רֹאשׁ כָּ...

Parshiot Behar and Bechukotai, The Yovel (Jubilee) and the Lord walking in our midst.

This week's reading from Parashat Bechukotai (Vayikra / Leviticus 26:3-27:34), is the last portion of scriptures from Sefer Vayikra (Book of Leviticus).  The parashah begins with God stating to keep His Mitzvot (Commandments) ...

Parashat Emor, The importance of Sanctifying the Name of the Lord.

 This week's reading is from Parashat Emor (Vayikra / Leviticus 21:1-24:23) the Lord told Moshe to speak to the Cohanim about the sons of Aharon to be careful not to defile themselves by touching a dead person among his people.&nb...

Parshiot Acharei Mot and Kedoshim, The First Fruits of Death and the Peace Offering.

This week's reading comes from two Torah portions, Parshiot Acharei Mot and Kedoshim (Vayikra / Leviticus 16:1-18:30, 19:1-20:27).  In Parashat Acharei Mot (after/following the death) the Lord spoke to Moshe following the deat...

Parshiot Tazria and Metzora, The Messiah revealed in the Mitzvot on Tzaraat!

This week's reading is from Parashat Tazria (Vayikra / Leviticus 12:1-13:59) the Lord speaks to Moshe on the topic of uncleanness.  When a woman gives birth she will be unclean for seven days similar to the days of her menstruati...

Parashat Shemini, Let us Sanctify the Name of the Lord in our Lives!

 In this week's portion from Parashat Shemini (Vayikra / Leviticus 9:1-11:47) we read on the eighth day Moshe called Aharon and his sons and told them to take a bull for a Chatat Korban (Sin offering) and a ram for a Olah Korba...

Parashat Pesach, Should we celebrate Easter or Passover?

Looking at the title of this week's study "Should we celebrate Easter or Passover?" the purpose of the study is to show the origins of Easter and the reasons why we as believers in Yeshua (Jesus) should not celebrate Easter. This does...

Parashat Tzav, Burning the Fat in our lives upon the Altar of God

In this week's study from Parashat Tzav (Vayikra / Leviticus 6:1-8:36) the Lord speaks to Moshe saying when a person steals or cheats someone out of money or is extorted, that the man who sins and is guilty of these things, he is to re...

Parashat Vayikra, The Salt of the Covenant of our God

In this week's reading from Parashat Vayikra (Vayikra / Leviticus 1:1-5:26) the Lord calls to Moshe from the Ohel Moed (Tent of Meeting, אֹהֶל מוֹעֵד) saying דַּבֵּר אֶל-בְּנֵי יִשְֹרָאֵל וְאָמ...

Parshiot Vayakhel and Pekudei, Living in the power of the Name!

In this week's reading from Parashat VaYakhel (Shemot / Exodus 35:1-38:20) Moshe assembled the entire congregation of Yisrael and said אֲלֵהֶם אֵלֶּה הַדְּבָרִים אֲשֶׁר-צִוָּה יְהוָֹה לַעֲ...

Parashat Ki Tisa, Trust in the Lord for Your Salvation

This week's reading from Parashat Ki Tisa (Exodus 30:11-34:35) the Lord instructs Moshe to take a census of the people (30:12) and then each person is to give a ransom for himself to the Lord when they are numbered.  The purpose i...

Parashat Tetzave, How does Yeshua’s Sacrifice Atone for My Sins?

 In this week's reading, Parashat Tetzave (Shemot / Exodus 27:20-30:10) details the construction of the priestly garments (ב   וְעָשִֹיתָ בִגְדֵי-קֹדֶשׁ לְאַהֲרֹן אָחִיךָ לְכָ

Parashat Terumah, The Glory of God Reveals the Need for Blood Atonement

 This week's Parashah, Parashat Terumah (Shemot / Exodus 25:1-27:19) the Lord tells Moshe to tell the Sons of Yisrael to raise a contribution for the Lord (25:1, דַּבֵּר אֶל-בְּנֵי יִשְֹרָאֵל וְיִקְ...

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