Parashat Tzav (Command)

VaYiqra (Leviticus) 6:1–8:36 In this week’s Scripture portion, we read: Then the LORD spoke to Moses, saying, “Command Aaron and his sons, saying, ‘This is the law for the burnt offering: the burnt offering itself … Read More

Parashat VaYiqra (And he called)

VaYiqra (Leviticus) 1:1–5:26 We begin the third book of the Bible this week! In this week’s reading, we see for the first time an important concept that Yeshua Himself spoke of, which is salt:  “Every … Read More

Parashat Ki Tisa (When you lift up)

Shemot (Exodus) 30:11–34:35 As I was reading this week’s parasha (weekly Scripture reading), two verses jumped out immediately. They make so much sense only if we read them with the amazing continuity of God’s Word … Read More

Parashat Tetzaveh (You shall command)

Shemot (Exodus) 27:20–30:10 In last week’s blog, Parashat Terumah (Donation), I wrote, “…after so many years reading and studying God’s Word, I am still amazed by its continuity. From the beginning to the end, we … Read More

Parashat Terumah (Donation)

Shemot (Exodus) 25:1–27:19 After so many years reading and studying God’s Word, I am still amazed by its continuity. From the beginning to the end, we see that He is indeed the same yesterday, today, … Read More

Parashat Mishpatim (Ordinances or Statutes)

Shemot (Exodus) 21:1–24:18 Our weekly Scripture portion (parasha) opens with Exodus 21:1, an important verse that connects to last week’s reading, that consisted of the Ten Commandments and the other instructions that God gave Israel: … Read More

Parashat Yitro (Jethro)

Shemot (Exodus) 18:1–20:23 In our Scripture portion this week, we see God giving Moses specific instruction to impart to the Children of Israel: Thus you shall say to the house of Jacob and tell the … Read More

Parashat Beshalach (When He Sent)

Shemot (Exodus) 13:17–17:16 A year ago, I wrote regarding this Scripture portion Parashat Beshalach (When He Sent): “…when it comes to the Word of God, I love the way the Hebrew language reveals that which is … Read More

Parashat Bo (Come)

Shemot (Exodus) 10:1–13:16 This week’s Scripture portion is chock-full of wonderful things that connect to Messiah, and how He fulfilled the role as the perfect, unblemished Lamb. I want to focus on verses 5 and … Read More