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פרשת תורה
Torah Portion

"Man does not live by bread alone, but by every word that comes from the mouth of Adonai"
- Deuteronomy 8:3b
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Read the weekly Torah Portion with Rabbi Manuel as he brings Messianic Jewish teachings and Hebrew insight on  how they point to Messiah Yeshua,

the Holy One of Israel

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Bereisheet/In The Beginning

Bereisheet, which means “In the Beginning,” chronicles the events of the creation of life, the universe, man, as well as the fall of man.  Bereisheet also tells of the events of our Patriarchs Abraham, Isaac and Jacob through whom the the Promise of the New Covenant would be given and of whom Messiah would descend (Gen 49:16).

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Exodus/שמות

Shemot/Names

Shemot, which means “Names,” chronicles the events of Israel’s deliverance from Egypt, Israel’s journey to Mt. Sinai as well as the giving of Torah and Mosaic Covenant.  It is here at Mt. Sinai that Israel was chosen as G-D’s people (Ex 20).

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Leviticus/ויקרא

VaYikra/And He Called

VaYikra, which means “And He Called,” records the instructions of the worship of G-D regarding the Levitical Priesthood.  It also details the instructions regarding the sacrifices of the Tabernacle and commandments of unclean and clean foods.  VaYikra, also paints for us a picture regarding the revelation of sacrifice in regards to redemption and atonement, which would ultimately be fulfilled by the Messiah

(Lev 17:11).

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Numbers/במדבר

BaMidbar/In The Wilderness

BeMidbar, which means “In the Wilderness,” chronicles the events of Israel’s wanderings in the dessert on their way to the Promised Land of Canaan.  While it tells of Israel’s wanderings due to their disobedience, BaMidbar also tells of G-D’s faithfulness to watch over and care for His people (Num 1-4).

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Deuteronomy/דברים

Devarim/Words

Devarim, which means “Words” is also known as the “Second Law” or “Repetition of the Law.”  Devarim tells of the renewal of the Mosaic Covenant to the new generation of Israel as they are about to enter into the Promised Land of Canaan.  Devarim also records the death of Moses (Deut 34:1-8).