PARASHAH 28 - 36

Parashah 28 - M’tzora - Person afflicted with leprosy - Leviticus 14.1 – 15.33

In leap years Parashah 28 has its own week; in regular years it is combined with Parashah 27.
Shabbat Leviticus 14.1 –12 Purification rites for people healed of leprosy. The priest takes him before the Lord at the entrance to the tabernacle.
John 9.35 – 41 Jesus finds the man born blind that he healed and reveals Himself to him. Jesus is the entrance to eternal life.
1 Corinthians 13.12 We see now in a glass darkly but later we will know fully, face to face. We will have fully entered in.
Sunday Leviticus 14.13 – 20 The guilt offering includes a triple anointing first of blood then of oil on the right ear, thumb, big toe for cleansing.
Luke 22. 41 – 44 In the agony in the garden Jesus sweats drops of blood – the blood that cleanses us.
1 Peter 2.1 – 2 Get rid of all impurities; desire the pure Word of God whereby we grow. (Cleansed by the Blood, anointed by the Spirit.)
Monday Leviticus 14.21 – 32 Offerings acceptable from the poor who were sick. Triple anointing with remaining oil poured on the head.
Matthew 5.3 Blessed are the poor in spirit. The heart attitude is the key to the Beatitudes.
1 Corinthians 10.1 – 5 All guided, delivered, fed by the Spirit. All treated alike externally but not all hearts were pleasing to God.
Tuesday Leviticus 14.33 – 53 Houses infected with leprosy. Cleansing procedures; one bird slaughtered the other set free.
Luke 11.25 – 26 When a house has been cleansed an evil spirit may return with stronger devils.
1 Corinthians 5.1 – 13 Handing over an offender to Satan. As he is a brother receive him back. 2 Corinthians 2.5 – 10
Wednesday Leviticus 14.54 – 15.15 Bodily discharges which cause uncleanness – purification requirements.
Mark 5.24 – 34 Jesus heals a woman who has a constant discharge of blood. The contact does not make Him unclean as He then heals a girl.
1 John 3.3 The hope that enables you to continue purifying yourselves.
Thursday Leviticus 15. 16 – 28 Uncleanness from seminal emission for men and periods for women. Discharges of blood.
Matthew 9. 20 – 22 A woman with an issue of blood is healed when she touches Jesus in faith.
2 Corinthians 7.1 Purify yourself and strive to be completely holy.
Friday Leviticus 15.29 – 33 Purification rites after male emissions and female periods.The aim is to separate Israel from uncleanness.
Matthew 15.1 – 20 Jesus explains that uncleanness comes not from external things but from the heart.
Ephesians 5.21 – 33 Husbands and wives note how Christ gave himself to sanctify and cleanse us with the washing of water by the word.

Haftarah 2 Kings 7.3 – 20

Tazria and M'tzora combined - Leviticus 12.1 – 15.33

Parashah 27 and Parashah 28 combined in regular years into one week.
Shabbat Leviticus 12.1 – 13.23 Circumcision; purification of the mother; checking for leprosy
Luke 2.21 – 24 Jesus is circumcised and purification rites observed for Mary.
Galatians 2.7 – 9 The Gospel is taken to the circumcised by Peter as well as to the uncircumcised by Paul.
Sunday Leviticus 13.24-37 Procedures whereby the priest determines if someone is free from leprosy or not.
Luke 17.12 – 19 Jesus sends ten lepers to be inspected by the priest and they are healed as they go. One returns to thank Him.
Galatians 4.12 – 15 Paul’s physical infirmity may have opened him to scorn by the Galatians but not so – they received him.
Monday Leviticus 13.38 – 54 Lepers to live outside the camp, wear torn clothes, cry, ‘Unclean’. Destroy contaminated garments.
Luke 4.18 – 30 No lepers in Israel were healed in the time of Elisha the prophet. The local’s attempt to kill Jesus proves His point about honour.
Romans 11.1 – 4 A reminder that the prophets were killed but that God had preserved a remnant.
Tuesday Leviticus 13. 55 – 14.20 Dealing with contagious garments; purification and presentation to God of one healed; triple anointing.
Mark 1.40 – 45 Jesus heals a leper and sends him to the priest to make the offerings ordered by Moses as a testimony to his healing.
1 Peter 2.1 – 2 Getting rid of all impurities; desiring the pure Word of God; growing up into deliverance.
Wednesday Leviticus 14.21 – 32 The poor who are healed of leprosy. Anointing on ear, thumb, toe and remaining oil poured on the head.
Mark 14.3 – 9 Jesus is anointed for burial in the house of Simon, a former leper.
James 5.13 – 16 The elders are to pray and anoint those who are sick.
Thursday Leviticus 14.33 – 15.15 Removal of stones infected with leprosy from houses; people with bodily discharges causing uncleanness.
Mark 5.24 – 34 The healing of the woman with a discharge of blood when she touches Jesus’ garment in faith. He is not made unclean.
1 Peter 2.4 – 10 We are built in as living stones because Jesus became the chief cornerstone, the very stone the builders rejected.
Friday Leviticus 15.16 – 33 Uncleanness from seminal emissions for men and periods for women. The aim is to separate Israel from uncleanness.
Matthew 15. 1- 20 Jesus explains that uncleanness comes not from external things but from the heart.
Ephesians 5.21 – 33 Husbands and wives note how Christ gave himself to sanctify and cleanse us with the washing of water by the word.

Haftarah 2 Kings 7.3 – 20

Parashah 29 - Acharei Mot - After the death - Leviticus 16.1 – 18.30

In leap years Parashah 29 has its own week; in regular years it shares the week with Parashah 30.
Shabbat Leviticus 16.1 – 17 Ritual to prepare the high priest to enter the Holy of Holies to make atonement.
Luke 22.14 – 20 Jesus institutes the ceremony to commemorate the atonement He will achieve for us on the cross.
2 Peter 1.3 God’s power has given us everything we need to live holy and godly lives.
Sunday Leviticus 16.18 – 24 The scapegoat with the sins of the people is led off into the desert. The priest completes the offering for atonement.
John 1.29 – 30 The Lamb who takes away the sins of the world.
1 John 1.6 – 9 If we are willing to confess our sin Jesus is willing to forgive us.
Monday Leviticus 16.25 – 34 The Day of Atonement is mandated. The priest will make atonement for Holy of Holies, altar, priests, all the people.
John 12.27 – 32 Jesus has come to be crucified and He will draw all men to Himself as a sacrifice for us.
Romans 12. 1 – 2 We are to offer ourselves as a sacrifice, holy and pleasing, set apart for God to know His will.
Tuesday Leviticus 17.1 – 7 No sacrifices to be done outside the camp without then presenting them to the Lord at the tabernacle entrance.
John 14.5 – 7 Jesus is the way, the truth and the life – there is no other entrance.
Acts 4.8 – 12 There is no other name given whereby men may be saved.
Wednesday Leviticus 17.8 – 18.5 Not to eat blood for in it is the life. It is the blood that makes atonement for the soul.
John 19.31 – 37 Jesus is pierced with a spear and blood and water flow out from His side.
Hebrews 9.18 – 22 Without the shedding of blood there is no forgiveness of sins.
Thursday Leviticus 18.6 – 21 Forbidden sexual relationships with next of kin. Children not to be sacrificed.
Mark 12.18 – 27 The Sadducees err over marriage because they know neither the scriptures nor the power of God.
Ephesians 5.1 - 7 Do not even make mention of sexual immorality among yourselves.
Friday Leviticus 18.22 – 30 If you make it unclean through homosexuality and bestiality the land will vomit you out in judgment. Keep God’s statutes.
Matthew 23.13 – 39 Eight woes listed against false teachers who shut up the kingdom of heaven against men. How can they escape hell?
Revelation 8. 13 – 9.12 Three woes of judgment announced and the first woe of end times is described.

Haftarah Ezekiel 22.1 – 19

Parashah 30 - K’doshim - Holy People - Leviticus 19.1 – 20.27

In leap years Parashah 30 has its own week; in regular years it shares the week with Parashah 29.
Shabbat Leviticus 19.1 – 14 To be holy; honour your parents; no idols; don’t take advantage of the deaf and blind; serving others.
Matthew 23.1 – 7 Warning about leaders who impose heavy burdens on the people, doing all for show and do not serve others.
Titus 3.1 – 8 Submit to the government; do honourable work; God gives us grace to do good deeds to serve the community.
Sunday Leviticus 19.15 – 22 Guidelines for various relationships; rebuke openly so you don’t retain hidden hate; no slander; no admixture.
Matthew 10.34 – 39 Putting Christ first in all your relationships. Giving up your life for Christ.
Romans 2.2 – 16 Having right relationships with various people; don’t judge others; continue in well-doing; God is no respecter of persons.
Monday Leviticus 19.23 – 32 For the first four years don’t eat the fruit of the land; planting rules; no fortune telling or tattoos; respect for Shabbat.
John 12.24 – 26 The key to producing fruit in your life is first dying to self.
Jude 24 – 25 God is able to keep us from falling and to present us faultless in glory.
Tuesday Leviticus 19.33 – 37 Love the foreigner in your land as yourself; use just weights and measures. Do not neglect God’s statutes.
Matthew 15. 21 – 28 Jesus (called only to the lost sheep of Israel) deals with a foreigner who is willing to accept crumbs from the table.
Hebrews 2.1 – 9 If, in the past neglect of the law was dealt with, how shall we, set over the works of God, escape if we neglect His salvation?
Wednesday Leviticus 20.1 – 7 Death penalty for people who sacrificed children to Molech. Don’t consult mediums. Be holy. Consecrate yourself.
Matthew 18.1 – 7 Value of children as models of those in the kingdom of heaven. Execution for those who scandalise them.
2 Corinthians 12. 14 The responsibilities that parents have to provide for their children.
Thursday Leviticus 20.8 – 22 Sexual relationships that are forbidden and their punishments. It is the sinner who is punished.
Mark 6. 17 – 29 John the Baptist imprisoned and beheaded because he said Herod’s marriage was unlawful. The sinner punishes the prophet!
1 Corinthians 5.1 – 13 Paul tells the Corinthians do deal with those among them who are committing sexual sin.
Friday Leviticus 20. 23 – 27 The people have to be holy unto the Lord in the land that He is giving them, separated from what is unclean.
John 17.1 – 17 Jesus prays that His father will keep His disciples from evil in the world for they are not of the world.
Ephesians 4.17 – 24 Live, not according to the world, but according to what you have learnt from Christ and be righteous and holy.

Haftarah Amos 9.7 – 15

Acharei Mot and K'doshim combined - Leviticus 16.1 – 20.27

Parashot 29 and 30 are combined into one week in regular years.
Shabbat Leviticus 16.1 – 24 Preparations for the high priest to enter the Holy of Holies to make atonement. The scapegoat is led into the desert.
Luke 22.14 – 20 Jesus institutes the ceremony to commemorate the atonement he is about to make on the cross.
1 John 1.6 – 9 If we are willing to confess our sin Jesus is willing to forgive us.
Sunday Leviticus 16.25 – 17.7 The Day of Atonement is mandated. All sacrifices to be presented to the Lord at the tabernacle entrance.
John 14.5 – 7 Jesus is the way, the truth, and the life – there is no other entrance.
Acts 4.8 – 12 There is no other name given whereby men may be saved.
Monday Leviticus 17.8 – 18.21 Life is in the blood. It is the blood that makes atonement. Forbidden sexual relationships. Children to be protected.
John 19.31 – 37 Jesus is pierced with a spear and blood and water flow out from His side.
Hebrews 9.18 – 22 Without the shedding of blood there is no forgiveness of sin.
Tuesday Leviticus 18.22 – 19.14 Keep the land clean or be vomited out. Be holy; honour your parents; kindness to the deaf, blind, and poor.
Matthew 23. 1- 7;13 – 39 Woes listed against false teachers who shut up the kingdom of heaven against men and burden them.
Revelation 8.13 – 9.12 Three woes announced and the first woe of end times is described.
Wednesday Leviticus 19.15 – 32 Rules for living: open rebuke so as not to harbour hidden hate; cropping; no divination; justice; family; respect.
John 12.24 – 26 The key to producing fruit in your life is first dying to self.
Matthew 5.1 –12 The Beatitudes. Romans 2.2 –16 Having right relationships with various people; continue in well-doing.
Thursday Leviticus 19.33 – 20.7 Treating foreigners with love; honest business; death penalty for child sacrifice.
Matthew 18.1 –7People who scandalise children would be better off drowned in the sea.
2 Corinthians 12.14 The responsibilities that parents have for their children.
Friday Leviticus 20.8 – 27 Forbidden sexual relationships. People to be holy in the land and separated from what is unclean.
John 17.1 – 17 Jesus prays that His Father will keep His disciples from evil in the world for they are not of the world.
Ephesians 4.17 – 24 Live, not according the world, but according to what you have learnt from Christ and be righteous and holy.

Haftarah Amos 9.7 - 15

Parashah 31 - Emor - Speak - Leviticus 21.1 – 24.23

Shabbat Leviticus 21.1 – 15 Guidelines for holy conduct for priests separated out to avoid uncleanness. Right marriage to preserve the priestly line.
Luke 12.49 – 53>/b> The division the Lord brings with His baptism of fire. His followers will be separated out.
2 Timothy 4.1 – 5 The followers of Jesus are to proclaim the Gospel and remain steadfast in the truth among people going astray.
Sunday Leviticus 21.16 – 22.16 Priests to have no defects as they profane the Holy Place. Holy food eaten apart so as not to profane the name of God.
Luke 14. 12 – 24 People with defects, the halt, the blind, the lame are invited into the banquet of the kingdom.
1 Thessalonians 5.23 – 24 God is able to make us holy and blameless, for the coming of the Messiah.
Monday Leviticus 22.17 – 33 Sacrifices to be without blemish. Thanksgiving sacrifice to be offered in an acceptable way, eaten the same day.
John 1.29 – 37 Identifying the spotless Lamb of God who takes away the sins of the world. The Spirit is upon Him.
1 Peter 1. 18 – 21 The Messiah is the Lamb without spot or blemish sacrificed for us and through whom we trust in God.
Tuesday Leviticus 23.1 – 22 The feasts of Pesach(Easter), Unleavened Bread, and Weeks.
Luke 22.1 – 13 Jesus has His apostles prepare for the feast of Unleavened Bread when the Passover Lamb must be killed.
Acts 2.1 – 17 The Festival of Weeks (Pentecost) and the fulfilment of the promise to send the Holy Spirit.
Wednesday Leviticus 23.23 – 32 Feasts of Trumpets and Yom Kippur (Atonement for sin) mandated. They have end times significance.
Luke 17. 20 – 37 The last trump when the Son of Man is revealed Whoever loses his life will preserve it. Go when Jesus comes.
Romans 11.25 – 31 All Israel will be saved when the time of the Gentiles is fulfilled and the Messiah will remove sin from Israel
Thursday Leviticus 23.33 – 44 Feast of Tabernacles (Succot) mandated recalling the Exodus. Foreshadows the Messiah dwelling with His people.
Matthew 8. 19 – 22 The Son of Man has nowhere to lay His head. We are on a journey out of this world.
Hebrews 13.11 – 15 Jesus suffered outside the gates of the city. We have no permanent city here but seek one that is to come.
Friday Leviticus 24.1 – 23 The people to provide oil to keep the lamp burning always. The holiness of the name of God.
Matthew 25.1 – 13 The five wise had oil for the lamps but the five unwise did not; they had the form but not the light.
Acts 4.11 – 12 There is no other name given whereby we may saved but the name of Jesus, for He is the light of the world.

Haftarah Ezekiel 44.15 – 31

Parashah 32 - B’har - On Mount - Leviticus 25.1 – 26.2

In leap years B’har has its own week; in regular years it shares the week with Parashah 33
Shabbat Leviticus 25.1 – 13 Shabbat rest for the land every seven years; jubilee year every fifty; year six crops cover year seven; captives set free.
Luke 13.10 – 17 On a Sabbath Jesus frees a woman from a bondage that she has had for eighteen years.
2 Peter 3.8 – 14 Waiting for the Day of the Lord. We should lead holy and godly lives since the earth and all in it will be burned up.
Sunday Leviticus 25.14 – 18 Value of land asset keyed to the jubilee year. Do not take advantage. Keep God’s word to live securely in the land.
Mark 12.41 – 44 The widow’s mite – a woman without assets. Her mite more valuable in the kingdom than the surplus of the rich.
2 Timothy 3.1 – 5 The misleading values of people who love money, are proud and have the form of religion but deny the power.
Monday Leviticus 25.19 – 24 God orders his blessing for three years' land production to allow for Shabbat year . The rights of redemption.
Matthew 6.28 – 34 We are not to be anxious about clothing, food, and drink, but to seek first the kingdom of God.
2 Thessalonians 3.6 – 12 Don’t be idle, get to work. If you don’t work you don’t eat. Keep away from people living in idleness.
Tuesday Leviticus 25.25 – 28 The price of buying and selling land related to the year of the Jubilee. The role of the kinsman redeemer to buy back.
Matthew 20.1 – 16 Being in the place where God can bless you. Do not dispute with God over His generosity.
1 Corinthians 6. 1 –11 God's people not to settle their disputes in pagan courts. True riches of righteousness come from God’s power.
Wednesday Leviticus 25.29 – 38 Rules for ownership of houses in towns. Levites have permanent possession of their land. Feed the poor.
Luke 9. 57 – 58 Jesus owned no property where to lay His head in the world which He created.
James 2.14 – 17 Helping the poor in a practical way as a proof of faith. Faith demonstrated in works.
Thursday Leviticus 25.39 – 46 May not have Jewish slaves; workers to be treated as employees, freed at the Jubilee. Treat foreign slaves kindly.
John 13.4 –17 Jesus washes the feet of His disciples. A slave is not greater than his master.
1 Timothy 5.9 – 10 Widows who have washed the feet of God’s people. Romans 8.15 Not a spirit of slavery but of adoption.
Friday Leviticus 25.47 – 26.2 The redeeming of slaves. The people of Israel are God’s slaves because he brought them out of Egypt.
John 15.12 –17 Jesus says he is not calling his disciples slaves but friends because Has shared with them what the Father had told Him.
1 Corinthians 7.21 – 24 Being socially a slave but spiritually a freedman; freedmen who are slaves of the Messiah.

Haftarah Jeremiah 32.6 – 27

Parashah 33 - B'chukkotai - By my regulations - Leviticus 26.3 – 7.34

In leap years B'chukkotai has its own week; in regular years it is combined with Parashah 32
Shabbat Leviticus 26.3 – 5 Observe God’s law and live securely. The land will be productive with the grape harvest lasting till sowing time.
John 15.1 – 14 Staying united with Christ will enable you to bear fruit, and fruit that will last.
Romans 8.1 – 4 No condemnation for those united with Christ. We are enabled to fulfil God’s law through the power of the Holy Spirit.
Sunday Leviticus 26.6 – 9 God will give peace and prosperity in the land; you will sleep unafraid; victory over the enemy, five will chase a hundred.
John 14. 27 – 29 Jesus will give peace to His people; they are not to be afraid. It is not peace as the world gives peace.
Ephesians 6.10 – 13 How we are to have victory over the enemy for we wrestle not against flesh and blood.
Monday Leviticus 26.10 – 46 God will walk among them, be with them. They will be punished for disobedience but He will remember His covenant.
John 16.32 – 33 Remaining united with Christ in the midst of troubles for He has overcome the world.
Titus 3.3 – 8 How God enables us to do good in the world. His kindness and love delivers us and His Spirit renews us.
Tuesday Leviticus 27.1 – 15 About special vows. Consecrating people and houses to God. Dedicated items may be redeemed.
Matthew 23.16 – 22 Warnings are given for those who double deal in oaths and do not recognize the holiness of God.
1 John 2.3 – 6 How to be sure that we know Jesus – by obeying His commands.
Wednesday Leviticus 27.16 – 21 Valuing land and redeeming it. Land vacated in Jubilee year passes into the ownership of the priests.
Mark 12.1 – 12 The vineyard and harvest time: not giving the owner its due means the tenants will be destroyed.
Revelation 11.15 – 19 The kingdoms of this world have become the kingdoms of our Lord who judges the dead and rewards His people.
Thursday Leviticus 27. 22 – 28 Original owner reclaims land. First born belongs to the Lord. Anything devoted to the Lord is not to be taken back.
Luke 2.22 – 24 Jesus, the first born, is dedicated to the Lord according to the Torah of Adonai.
Revelation 1.4 – 6 Jesus, the firstborn from the dead, who has made us kings and priests unto God.
Friday Leviticus 27. 29 – 34 Tithes of every thing from the land belong to the Lord. Tithing as a way of acknowledging God.
Matthew 23.23 – 24 The straining of gnats and swallowing camels is the kind of tithing that neglects justice, mercy, and faith.
Hebrews 7.3 – 10 Abraham gave a tithe of everything to Melchizedek, priest of God, who ever lives, thus pointing to Christ.

Haftarah Jeremiah 16.19 – 17.14

B'har and B'chukkotai combined

Parashot 32 and 33 are combined into one week in regular years. Leviticus 25.1-27.34
Shabbat Leviticus 25.1 – 18 God's economy of Shabbat rest; the Jubilee year governs prices; keep God’s word to live securely in the land.
Matthew 20. 1 – 16 The rate of pay for the workers in the vineyard depends on God’s generosity not man's economy.
Hebrews 4. 1 – 11 We are to cease from our own work and labour to enter God's rest.
Sunday Leviticus 25. 19 – 28 God's provision explained to allow for Sabbath rest for the land. Redemption and the kinsman redeemer.
Matthew 6.28 – 34 Jesus explains through the parable of the lilies of the field God’s provision for His people.
2 Thessalonians 3.6 – 12 Paul instructs the brethren they have to work so that they are not a burden on others.
Monday Leviticus 25. 29 – 38 Rules for the ownership of houses in towns. Levites have permanent possession of their land. Feed the poor.
Luke 9. 57 – 58 Jesus owned no property where he could lay His head in the world that He had created.
James 2.14 – 17 Helping the poor in a practical way as proof of your faith.
Tuesday Leviticus 25.39 – 26.9 Treatment and redeeming of slaves. Jubilee freeing. Israel are God’s slaves for He redeemed them from Egypt.
John 13. 4 – 17 Jesus washes His disciples feet to show that we are to be servants to one another.
1 Corinthians 7.21 – 24 Freedmen who are servants of Christ; servants who are free in Christ. We have been bought with a price.
Wednesday Leviticus 26. 10 – 46 Obedience rewarded; pride and disobedience punished; people scattered but God will remember His covenant.
John 16.32 – 33 Remaining united with Christ in the midst of troubles, remembering that He has overcome the world.
Titus 3.3 – 8 How God enables us to do good in the world. His kindness and love delivers us and His Spirit renews us.
Thursday Leviticus 27.1 – 15 About vows and their assessment. Consecrating a house to be holy to God.
Matthew 23. 16 – 22 Those who swear oaths not acknowledging the sanctity of the altar and who value the gold more than God.
Colossians 3. 1 – 10 We are to set our affections on things that are above and not on things that are on the earth.
Friday Leviticus 27.16 – 34 Land vacated in the Jubilee year belongs to the priests. Firstborn and tithes belong to the Lord.
Luke 2.22 –24 Jesus, the first born, is dedicated to the Lord according to the Torah.
Revelation 1.4 – 6 Jesus, the firstborn from the dead, who has made us kings and priests unto God.

Haftarah Jeremiah 16.19 – 17.14

Parashah 34 - B'midbar - In the desert - Numbers 1.1 – 4.20

Shabbat Numbers 1.1 – 19 The Lord speaks to Moses to name heads of clans to take a census of those twenty and above and subject to military service.
Luke 6.12 – 16 Jesus spends all night in prayer and then names His twelve Apostles.
Acts 1.15 – 26 The Apostles select by lot Matthias as an apostle to take the place of Judas. Qualifications for apostles given.
Sunday Numbers 1.20 – 54 Military totals given; tribes under their banner to camp around the tabernacle; the Levites camp nearest.
John 21.15 – 22 Peter is commissioned. To follow (under the banner of) Jesus and feed the flock it is necessary to love Him.
1 Peter 2.4 – 5 We are living stones built into a spiritual house and we are priests set apart for God.
Monday Numbers 2.1 – 34 The placement of the tribes around the tabernacle and the order of march on the journey. Some see a cross formation here.
John 19. 17 – 27 Those surrounding Jesus as He carries His cross to Calvary, crucified among thieves with Mary and others looking on.
2 Corinthians 4.7 – 12 We who live are always delivered unto death for Jesus' sake that the life of Jesus may be manifest in us.
Tuesday Numbers 3.1 –13 Duties of the Levites who stand in for all the first born; no unauthorised fire; only Aaron and his sons are priests.
John 8.39 – 59 Jesus declares that God is His Father and as His Son He honours Him and does His will. Jews try to stone Him in the Temple.
Acts 7.55 – 56 Jesus is our priest and as Son of God is at the right hand of the Father as our eternal high priest.
Wednesday Numbers 3.14 – 39 Census of the Levites, their duties, placement around the tabernacle. Their exclusive role would be fatal to outsiders.
Luke 19.45 – 48 Jesus taught daily in the Temple and cleansed it of those who made it into a den of robbers.
Acts 5.12 – 18 The disciples were united in mind and purpose in the Temple, did signs and miracles but were arrested and jailed.
Thursday Numbers 3.40 – 51 Registering and redemption of all first born males. The Levites were taken in place of the firstborn of Israel.
Matthew 5. 17 – 20 Our righteousness to exceed that of the Scribes and Pharisees. Jesus, the only begotten Son, came to fulfil the law for us.
Romans 11.11 –12 Deliverance has come to the Gentiles but greater riches yet to come when Israel is restored.
Friday Numbers 4.1 –20 The Lord assigns Aaron and his sons to carry the holy things from the Tabernacle when they move.
Mark 6.7 – 13 Jesus assigns the twelve to go with His authority and carry only a staff, to preach repentance, expel demons, anoint and heal.
Colossians 2.18 – 23 Avoiding man made prohibitions but instead holding on to the head who is Jesus.

Haftarah Hosea 2.1 – 2.22

Parashah 35 - Naso - Take - Numbers 4.21 – 7.89

Shabbat Numbers 4.21 – 37 Census of the priestly clans of men between thirty and fifty and allocation of tasks when shifting the tabernacle.
Mark 10.42 – 46 The great ones on the world lord it over people but the great ones of the Lord are the servants of all.
1 Corinthians 12.27 – 31 The various abilities that God has placed among His people; eagerly seek the better gifts.
Sunday Numbers 4.38 – 49 The number of Levites serving in the tabernacle and the appointment to specific tasks.
John 21.21- 22 The specific task for every believer is to follow Jesus.
Romans 16.1 – 16 Paul mentions fellow workers by name and thanks them for helping in spreading the Gospel.
Monday Numbers 5.1 –10 Lepers are to be expelled to avoid defiling the camp. Sin is to be confessed and restitution made.
Luke 5.12 – 14 Jesus touches a leper and heals him. Jesus is not defiled by the leper.
Colossians 3.5 – 11 We are to put away the old nature and those things that defile us. Discrimination between Gentile and Jew removed.
Tuesday Numbers 5.11 – 6. 27 Bitter water test for a wife suspected of adultery. Nazirite vows.Aaronic prayer for God’s name, blessing, on His people.
John 8.1 –11 The woman caught in adultery: 'I don't condemn you… go and sin nor more.' Matt.26.39 Jesus drinks the cup for us.
Acts 21.20 – 23. 11 Paul discharges his vow, is arrested, and witnesses to the crowd.
Wednesday Numbers 7.1 – 41 Tribes bring offerings. Meaning of first leader's name unknown. Others refer to God giving, Father, Rock, Peace.
John 1.41 Jesus is the anointed one, consecrated to God.
1 Timothy 3.1 – 13 Qualifications for leaders in the fellowships: have the boldness and trust that comes through Yeshua the Messiah.
Thursday Numbers 7.42 – 71 Names of leaders numbered six to ten refer to God increasing, listening, rewarding, judging, helping.
Mark 9.43 – 47 Cutting off what prevents one from entering in; making your offering presentable to God.
Ephesians 4.7 – 16 Gifts given by God to equip the saints so that the whole body works together.
Friday Numbers 7.72 – 89 Pagiel means 'God intervenes'. Ahira – meaning unknown. Moses speaks with God and hears Him in the tabernacle.
John 7.33 – 39 Jesus declares He will go to meet with His Father God. He promises to send the Spirit to speak to us.
Colossians 3.16 – 17 Let the Word dwell in you. Be thankful and do all in the name of God.

Haftarah Judges 13.2 – 25

Parashah 36 - Be-Ha'alotkha - When you set up - Numbers 8.1 – 12.16

Shabbat Numbers 8.1 – 14 Setting up and directing the light of the menorah. Dedication of the Levites separated from the people, belonging to God.
Luke 12.49 – 53 Jesus has come to set fire on the earth and to bring division on the earth, separation of family members.
Revelation 1.12 – 20 The seven golden menorah, with one like the Son of Man in the midst, are the seven churches.
Sunday Numbers 8. 15 – 26 The Levites have been dedicated to God in place of the firstborn of Israel. Duties done by those aged twenty-five to fifty.
Luke 2.22 – 33 Jesus taken to the temple for dedication according to Torah instructions for the firstborn who belong to God.
Romans 12.1 – 2 Offer yourself, a sacrifice to God, not conformed to this world, but agreeing with God through a transformed mind.
Monday Numbers 9.1- 14 Observe Pesach by offering the Passover Lamb. All eligible obliged to offer; an alternate date for those unclean at the time.
John 6.28 – 29 What to do to be doing the work of God. We do God’s work when we believe His word and trust Him.
1 Corinthians 11.23 – 26 Observing the tradition of the Lord’s Supper established by the Passover Lamb Himself.
Tuesday Numbers 9.15 – 10.10 The guiding column of cloud by day and of fire by night. Trumpet sounded to break camp, for war, and for rejoicing.
Luke 12.35 – 38 Be ready for action, lamp lit, waiting for the master's return and open the door for him without delay.
James 4.13 – 17 We are to travel and act according as the Lord wills and not as we decide out of our arrogant boasting.
Wednesday Numbers 10.11 – 34 On the move. Moses' father[brother?]-in-law, Hobab (beloved), stays. Also called Jethro (excellence), Reuel (friend of God).
John 19.25 – 27 Jesus commits His mother Mary into John’s care and he takes her into his own home.
Philippians 2.19 – 24 Timothy has been like a son to Paul slaving with him in sharing the Gospel.
Thursday Numbers 10.35 – 11.29 People complain. Moses intercedes to abate the fire. Seventy anointed to assist Moses who wants the Spirit on all.
Matthew 5.1 – 16 The Beatitudes: being salt and not losing your savour. How to react in adverse circumstances.
Revelation 5.1 – 5 No one was found worthy to open the scroll but the Lion of Judah, the Root of David.
Friday Numbers 11.30 – 12.16 The quail then the plague at Graves of Greed. Miriam, Aaron criticise Moses, who intercedes for her leprosy.
Mark 14.3- 9 At the home of a man cured of leprosy where a woman guest is criticised for spending a year’s wage to anoint Jesus for burial.
2 Corinthians 12.1 – 10 Paul's visions, revelations, but he would rather boast about his weaknesses so the Messiah’s power will rest on him.

Haftarah Zechariah 2.14 – 4.7