PARASHAH 37 - 45

Parashah 37 - Schlach l'kha - Send on your behalf - Numbers 13.1 – 15.41

Shabbat Numbers 13.1 – 20 Twelve sent ahead to reconnoitre the Promised Land. Hoshea (salvation)renamed Joshua (the Lord is salvation).
Mark 1.2 – 8 John the Baptist sent ahead preaching repentance and baptism and, from the promised Messiah, baptism in the Holy Spirit.
2 Peter 1.2 – 4 Entering into God's promises, being given everything needed for life and goodness, escaping the corruption in the world.
Sunday Numbers 13.21 – 14. 7 The twelve sent into the land report back - ten negatively, two confident of success. People want to return to Egypt.
Luke 10. 1 – 20 Jesus sends out the seventy to preach throughout the land and they report back on their success.
Acts 16.9 – 10 Paul called in a vision to take the Gospel into the land of Macedonia.
Monday Numbers 14.8 – 25 The Lord turns the people back from the Promised Land. Despite His signs they had tested Him ten times and not trusted.
John 12.37 – 43 Why the people did no put their faith in Him even though Jesus had done many miracles.
Hebrews 3.15 – 19 Those who fell in the wilderness were disobedient and through lack of trust did not enter into the Promised Land.
Tuesday Numbers 14.26 – 15.7 Forty days checking the land results in forty years in the desert. The ten spies die in the plague.
Matthew 23.13 – 14 Woe to the teachers of the Torah who do not enter into the Kingdom of Heaven and prevent others from doing so.
Romans 8.1 – 4 No condemnation in Jesus; the righteousness of the Torah fulfilled in those who live according to the Spirit and so enter in.
Wednesday Numbers 15.8 – 16 Offerings of bulls, rams, lambs, goats with flour, oil and wine for a fragrant aroma. Same Torah standards for foreigners.
John 10.16 Jesus has other sheep not of this fold. They join the flock when they hear His voice. There shall be one fold and one shepherd.
Romans 11.1 – 29 The gifts and calling of God are irrevocable. Israel will be grafted back in.
Thursday Numbers 15.17 – 26 Offering of a portion of dough first to the Lord. Atonement for unintentional sin by the community including strangers.
Mark 12.1 – 12 The tenants of the vineyard fail to provide the owner with his portion of the crop and want to kill the heir.
1 Corinthians 14.26 – 33 When they meet together each is to have a spiritual offering (portion) for edification of the body.
Friday Numbers 15.27 – 41 Cut off for intentional sin. Sabbath breaker stoned. Clothing fringes remind people to do God's will not their own.
Mark 2.23 – 27 The disciples pick heads of corn on the Sabbath. The Son of Man is Lord of the Sabbath.
Acts 5.1 – 11 Ananias and Sapphira die after lying about proceeds from the sale of their property.

Haftarah Joshua 2.1 –24

Parashah 38 - Korach - Korah - Numbers 16.1 – 18.32

Shabbat Numbers 16.1 – 13 Korah and others challenge Moses, God's chosen leader under law. Only priests may enter His presence.
John 3.1 – 17 Nicodemus, a leader, ignorant of the need to be born again to enter into God's kingdom through faith in Jesus sent in love.
1 Corinthians 12.4 – 13 How the body of Christ works together under grace. There is one Spirit who gives different gifts to believers.
Sunday Numbers 16.14 – 19 The rebels accuse Moses of failure to lead them into the land of milk and honey. They assemble before the Tabernacle.
Matthew 15. 1 – 14 The leaders of Israel are blind leading the blind into a pit through traditions that break God's law.
James 1.9 – 20 The root of temptation: wrong desires leading to death. Heart attitude. Humility for the rich and riches for the humble.
Monday Numbers 16.20 – 43 Destruction of the rebels who did not accept God's way for the priesthood but sought it for themselves.
Luke 22.47 – 53 The leadership rejects God's way and arrests the priest of our salvation. Violence not a choice for us. Taken to the high priest.
Galatians 3.1 – 7 The Galatians have foolishly chosen the way of flesh instead of continuing in the way of faith and grace preached by Paul.
Tuesday Numbers 16.44 – 50 Moses has Aaron stop the plague and save the people by offering incense for atonement.
Luke 8.16 – 18 We have a light to shine forth that others may be saved. Take care how you hear and use what you have and not lose out.
Revelation 3.1 – 6 Looking alive but being dead. Remember what you heard, repent, wake up, overcome.
Wednesday Numbers 17. 1 – 9 God shows His approval for Aaron by having his rod alone bud. He has his authority from God.
Mark 11. 27 – 33 The priests question Jesus' source of authority. His reply shows they need honesty if they are to receive God's revelation.
Romans 1.1 – 6 Paul's source of authority to be an Apostle – called and set apart for the Gospel, a servant of Messiah Yeshua.
Thursday Numbers 17.10 – 18.20 God's provision for the Levites. He is their portion and inheritance. They have no inheritance in the land.
Luke 12.29 – 34 God's provision for those who seek first the kingdom of God. Don't set your heart on the things the pagans do.
2 Thessalonians 3.6 – 15 People are not to be idle. They are to earn a living. If people don't work they shouldn't eat.
Friday Numbers 18.21 – 32 The Levites receive the tithe given by the people and in turn tithe that. Be careful no to profane what is holy.
Matthew 23. 16 – 22 Blind guides who do not recognize that the altar sanctifies not the gift and so void oaths. Avoid double standards.
1 Peter 2.4 – 10 We are living stones, a house of priests, a holy nation, set apart for God to offer spiritual sacrifices acceptable through Yeshua.

Haftarah 1 Samuel 11.14 – 12.22

Parashah 39 - Hukkat - Regulations - Numbers 19.1 – 22.1

Read on its own in leap years and with parashah 40 in regular years.
Shabbat Numbers 19.1 – 17 Ashes of a red heifer slaughtered outside the camp with ashes of cedar, hyssop, and scarlet yarn to be used for purification.
John 19.17 – 20 Jesus carries His wooden cross and is executed outside the city at the place of the skull so we may be purified of sin.
Hebrews 13. 11 – 15 So too did Jesus suffer outside the camp to make people holy through His blood.
Sunday Numbers 19.18 – 20.6 Hyssop used to sprinkle the water of purification. Miriam dies. The people complain.
John 19.28 – 30 Hyssop used to offer Jesus a drink on the cross. He then says it is finished and dies.
Hebrews 9.18 – 24 Hyssop, water, scarlet wool used in the sprinkling of blood. Without the shedding of blood there is no forgiveness of sin.
Monday Numbers 20. 7 – 13 Moses told to speak to the rock to draw water. Instead he strikes it twice and incurs punishment.
John 7.37 – 39 Jesus promises that the living waters of the Holy Spirit will flow from those who put their trust in Yeshua.
Revelation 7.17 The Lamb in the midst of the throne shall lead them to springs of living water.
Tuesday Numbers 20.14 – 21 Edom forces Israel to travel extra miles and detour around its territory.
Matthew 5.38 – 42 In the Sermon on the mount we are told not to take an eye for an eye; we are to go the extra mile.
2 Corinthians 11.21 – 30 Paul talks about the many dangers he faced to show how weak he is and has to rely on God's power.
Wednesday Numbers 20.22 –21.5 Before Aaron dies his son is clothed in his priestly robes for service. Destruction of the Canaanites at Hormah.
John 21.15 – 19 Before Jesus goes back to heaven He tells Peter to feed His flock and also tells him how he will die and glorify God.
Acts 1.23 – 26 Matthias is selected by lot as an Apostle. He had been with the disciples since John the Baptist until the ascension of Jesus.
Thursday Numbers 21.6 – 20 Unthankful and complaining people. The bronze serpent lifted up for healing. At Beer they sing "Spring up, O well."
John 3.14 – 15 The Son of Man is lifted up to bring life. Trust in Him for eternal life.
Ephesians 5.18 – 20 Always be thankful; be filled with the Spirit. Sing to each other and to the Lord and make music in your heart to Him.
Friday Numbers 21.21 – 22.1 Israel recognizes its God-given opportunity and defeats its enemies. Its victory celebrated by the storytellers.
Luke 19.41 – 44 Israel fails to recognize the visitation of its Messiah and the opportunity He offered.
Acts 1.9 – 11 We are told how Jesus will return on his next visitation so that we can watch for Him and recognize Him.

Haftarah Judges 11.1 - 33

Parashah 40 - Balak, Balak - Numbers 22.2 – 25.9

Read on its own in leap years and with parashah 39 in regular years.
Shabbat Numbers 22.2 – 12 Balak requests Balaam to curse Israel because of its strength but God forbids him to curse a people He has blessed.
Matthew 16.19 Jesus gives the keys of the kingdom to Peter and the power of binding and loosing.
Jude 8 – 10 The archangel Michael would not bring an insulting charge against the Adversary.
Sunday Numbers 22.13 – 20 Balak asks again and Balaam is permitted to go so long as he does only what God says.
Matthew 18.15 – 20 Private and public procedures for dealing with a brother who has sinned against you. Binding and loosing.
Jude 11 People who give themselves over to money for the error of Balaam.
Monday Numbers 22.21 – 38 Balaam is halted by a speaking ass. The angel reveals himself to Balaam who resolves to speak as God says.
Matthew 4.3 – 4 Man lives on every word that proceeds from the mouth of God.
2 Peter 2.15 – 16 Balaam loved the wages of unrighteousness. He was rebuked by an ass and his life was saved.
Tuesday Numbers 22.39 – 23.12 Balak rejects the blessing given by God that Balaam. God not swayed by Balaam’s religiosity.
John 9.24 – 34 The Pharisees reject the healing by Jesus of the man born blind.
Romans 11.23 – 32 All have been disobedient rejecting God's mercy. Gentile Christians have received mercy and so will the Jews again.
Wednesday Numbers 23.13 – 26 Balak has Balaam look down from Mt Pisgah to curse Israel. Again a blessing. Can’t be neutral as Balak now wants.
Matthew 4.5 – 7 Jesus is assured of His Father's love and opposes Satan trying to put that love to the test.
Ephesians 6.12 – 13 Identifying your enemy, resisting him and holding the ground taken in battle.
Thursday Numbers 23.27 – 24.13 Balak takes Balaam to Peor and a third time God gives him a blessing for Israel who will devour her enemies.
Matthew 4.8 – 11 A third time Jesus is tempted by Satan offering world power. But we are to worship God alone.
Jude 24 – 25 Glory to the One who can keep us from falling and is able to present us faultless and full of joy.
Friday Numbers 24.14 – 25.9 Balaam prophesises blessing again. Meanwhile Israel plays the whore and a plague strikes. Phinehas acts.
Luke 8.1 – 15 Not all who hear the word bear fruit. Pleasures of life can choke off fruitfulness. Persevere to bring forth a harvest.
Revelation 2.14 The teaching of Balaam condemned: eating food sacrificed to idols and committing sexual sin.

Haftarah Micah 5.6 – 6.8

Hukkat and Balak combined

Parashah 39 and parashah 40 combined in regular years into one week.
Shabbat Numbers 19.1 – 20.6 Preparation of purification waters with ashes of a red heifer, cedar, hyssop, scarlet yarn. Miriam dies. People complain.
John 19.28 – 30 Hyssop is used to offer Jesus a drink on the cross. He then says it is finished and dies.
Hebrews 9.18 – 24 Hyssop, water, scarlet wool used in the sprinkling of blood. Without the shedding of blood there is no forgiveness of sins.
Sunday Numbers 20.7 – 21 Moses strikes the rock instead of speaking to draw forth water. Edom forces Israel to detour.
John 7.37 – 39 Jesus promises that the living waters of the Holy Spirit will flow from those who put their trust in Yeshua.
Revelation 7. 17 The Lamb in the midst of the throne shall lead them to springs of living waters.
Monday Numbers 20.22 – 21.20 Aaron dies. The people complain and a bronze serpent is lifted up for their healing. The song, "Spring up, O well."
John 3.14 – 15 The Son of Man is to be lifted up to bring life to those who trust in Him for eternal life.
Ephesians 5.18 – 20 Always be thankful; be filled with the Spirit. Sing to each other and to the Lord and make music in your heart to him.
Tuesday Numbers 21.21 – 22.12 Israel defeats its enemies. Balak requests Balaam to curse Israel but God forbids him to curse those He blessed.
Matthew 16.19 Jesus gives the keys of the kingdom to Peter and the power of binding and loosing.
Jude 8 – 10 The archangel Michael would not bring an insulting charge against the Adversary.
Wednesday Numbers 22.13 – 38 Balak asks Balaam again to curse Israel but a talking ass brings him to a halt and an angel is revealed.
Matthew 4.3 – 4Man lives on every word that proceeds from the mouth of God.
2 Peter 2.15 – 16 Balaam loved the wages of unrighteousness. He was restrained by an ass.
Thursday Numbers 22.39 – 23.26 More attempts by Balak to induce Balaam to curse Israel – this time from the top of Pisgah.
Matthew 4.5 – 7 Jesus is assured of His Father’s love and rejects Satan trying to put that love to the test.
Ephesians 6.12 – 13 Identifying your enemy and holding the ground taken in battle.
Friday Numbers 23.27 – 25.9 A third time Balaam pronounces a blessing. Israel plays the whore and Phinehas acts to stop the plague.
Luke 8. 1 – 15 Not all who hear the word bear fruit. Pleasures of life can choke off fruitfulness. Persevere to bring forth a harvest.
Revelation 2.14 The teaching of Balaam condemned: eating food sacrificed to idols and committing sexual sin.

Haftarah Micah 5.6 – 6.8

Parashah 41 - Pinchas - Phinehas - Numbers 25.10 – 29.40

Shabbat Numbers 25.10 – 26.4 The zeal of Phinehas rewarded. Zeal means being controlled by God's desires. War against Midianites. A census.
Matthew 18.8 – 10 Zeal needed in cutting off hindrances to eternal life. Not to put hindrances in the way of children.
1 Peter 4.1 – 11 Not controlled by earthly desires but by God's will. Speak God's word, serve with His strength, glorify God in all.
Sunday Numbers 26.5 – 51 Census figures for the tribes. Not all the sons of Korah died.
Luke 2.1 – 7 Census of Augustus during which Jesus was born in a stable.
Revelation 7. 3 – 12 The sealing of the 144, 000 from the twelve tribes. An innumerable crowd from every nation and language praise God.
Monday Numbers 26.52 – 27.5 The men of the older generation have died out. Land apportioned to the next generation by lot according to the tribes.
Matthew 19.16 – 22 Seeking true riches; selling the earthly inheritance and giving to the poor to follow Jesus.
Hebrews 10 .32 – 35 The attitude of people towards earthly possessions. Courageous faith in God when deprived of them.
Tuesday Numbers 27.6 – 23 Inheritance allowed through the daughters of Zelophehad. Moses about to die and Joshua commissioned.
Matthew 1.16 – 25 The lineage of Jesus through Mary. The inheritance of David passed on through Mary to Jesus.
Romans 11.1 – 12 God hasn't repudiated His people. The Gentiles have been blessed and Israel will still receive its inheritance.
Wednesday Numbers 28.1 – 15 Offerings to be made each day, every Shabbat, every month. Lamb, flour, oil, wine for a sweet aroma.
Mark 15. 33 – 39 The veil in the Temple is torn in two as Jesus, the Lamb of God, is sacrificed once and for all.
1 John 3.1 – 10 Jesus came to take away sin. The need to purify ourselves continually.
Thursday Numbers 28.16 – 29.11 Directions given for the feasts of Passover, Unleavened Bread, Weeks, Trumpets, Yom Kippur prophetic of Christ.
Luke 24.25 – 27 Jesus, the fulfilment of Torah, teaches from Moses and the Prophets the things concerning Himself.
Hebrews 10. 1 – 10 The Torah indicated what is to be fulfilled in the Messiah. We have been made holy through the blood of Jesus.
Friday Numbers 29.12 – 40 The seven days of the Feast of Tabernacles speaks of the Messiah dwelling with His people.
John 21. 22 – 23 Jesus says that He will be coming back – an occasion anticipated in the feast of Tabernacles.
Acts 1.9 – 11 At the ascension of Jesus the manner of His return is affirmed by two men . (A matter is established by two witnesses.)

Haftarah 1 Kings 18.46 – 19.21

Parashah 42 - Mattot - Tribes - Numbers 30.1 – 32.42

Said on its own in leap years; combined with parashah 43 in regular years.
Shabbat Numbers 30.1 – 16 Keeping vows. A father or husband can void a vow made by a wife or a daughter only when first he hears of it.
Matthew 1. 18 – 25 Joseph is prepared to break his engagement vow to Mary but an angel tells him to take her as wife.
Philippians 1.6 The Lord is faithful and will complete the good work that He has begun in us when we were born again.
Sunday Numbers 31.1 – 12 The Midianites defeated. The fate of Balaam, who is killed among the enemies of Israel.
Matthew 27.3 – 5 The fate of Judas, who betrayed Jesus to His enemies.
Revelation 2.18 – 29 Jezebel (like Balaam) taught the servants of the Lord to commit sexual sin. They have been warned to repent.
Monday Numbers 31.13 – 24 Execution of prisoners – male and the female who had enticed Israel on Balaam's advice. Virgins were spared.
Luke 16. 12 – 15 Cannot serve both God and mammon. It is an abomination to God to look righteous and have a wrong heart.
1 Peter 2.13 – 17 Guidelines for living among the pagans. Submit to human authorities but be God's slave.
Tuesday Numbers 31.25 – 41 Division of the booty taken from the war with the Midianites; a portion set aside for the priest.
Luke 14. 31 – 35Being prepared for spiritual war. Renouncing all to be a disciple of Christ. The salt is to keep its savour.
Acts 4. 32 – 37 Early Christians shared and held all things in common. They didn't claim anything for themselves.
Wednesday Numbers 31.42 – 54 Booty distributed to the people. No soldiers killed – they make an offering. Gold booty kept as a memorial.
John 17.9 – 13 Jesus has kept those given to him except for the one destined for destruction. Jesus speaks to make His disciples full of joy.
1 Timothy 6.17 – 19 Rest your hope not on the uncertainty of your riches but on God, who provides for us. The rich are to be generous.
Thursday Numbers 32. 1 – 19 Gad and Reuben to see the land conquered before they take up their lands to the east of the Jordan.
John 10.16 Jesus has other sheep. They will become part of the flock when they hear His voice. Could these be the Gentiles outside Israel?
Romans 9.6 – 8 Identifying the true seed of Abraham. God's word has not failed for Israel.
Friday Numbers 32.20 – 42 Gad and Reuben pledge military support for the conquest of the land. Moses approves the arrangement.
Matthew 12. 30 – 32 Those who are not with Me are against Me. The sin of the Holy Spirit.
1 John 4. 1 - 4 Test the spirits because of the false prophets. Greater is He that is in you than he that is in the world.

Haftarah Jeremiah 1.1 – 2.3

Parashah 43 - Masa'ei - Stages - Numbers 33.1 – 36.13

Said on its own in leap years and combined with Parashah 42 in regular years.
Shabbat Numbers 33.1 – 10 Moses' log of the journey listing the starting point of each stage. Ramses to the Sea of Suf. Includes Elim's 12 springs.
John 7.37 – 39 Jesus promises rivers of living water flowing from our inmost being – water to keep us alive. The promise of the Holy Spirit.
James 4.13 – 17 Make sure you move according to God's will; pray that you will act in a certain way if it is His will.
Sunday Numbers 33.11 – 49 Opposite Jericho, about to enter the land after forty years. Aaron dies. Faith in God needed to take the land.
Matthew 21. 19 – 22 The tree that had no figs withered up at the word of the Lord. Act in faith. Moving mountains by faith.
Hebrews 5.1 –4 The role of the high priest. Aaron had been called by God to be high priest.
Monday Numbers 33. 50 – 34.15 The inhabitants to be driven out of the land otherwise they will be a thorn in Israel's side. Borders defined.
Mark 11.15 – 19 The merchants are driven out of the Temple by Jesus because they traded there instead of praying.
1 Corinthians 4.9 – 13 Paul's trials in a hostile environment. He is a public spectacle, treated like rubbish even as he writes this letter.
Tuesday Numbers 34.16 – 29 Tribal leaders appointed and take possession of the land and divide the inheritance.
Matthew 19. 27 – 30 The Apostles will sit on thrones in the regeneration judging the twelve tribes of Israel.
1 John 2.15 – 17 Do not love the world and its lusts for they are passing away.
Wednesday Numbers 35. 1 – 8 Each tribe contributes cities as a provision for the Levites. Six cities of refuge provided.
Luke 22.28 – 35 Jesus appoints to the Apostles a kingdom. Christ prays Peter's faith will not fail. Christ makes provision for them all.
Acts 12.6 – 11 The Lord sends an angel to let Peter out of prison to provide a way of escape from Herod's clutches.
Thursday Numbers 35.9 – 34 Blood defiles the land. The cities of refuge provide shelter until the high priest dies.
John 13.36 – 14.4 Don't be disturbed – trust in God and trust in Jesus, our high priest, who is to die to go to prepare a place, an eternal refuge.
2 Corinthians 12.1 – 7 Paul's foretaste of heaven and being given visions and revelations – and later a thorn to keep him humble.
Friday Numbers 36.1 – 13 The daughters of Zelophedad can inherit because they have no brothers, but they must marry within the tribe.
Luke 3.23 – 38 This genealogy shows the inheritance of David being passed on to Jesus through Mary marrying Joseph.
2 Timothy 1.3 – 7 The women in Timothy's life. The spiritual inheritance he received through his mother and grandmother.

Haftarah Jeremiah 2.4 – 28; 3.4

Mattot and Masa'ei combined

Parashot 42 and 43 share the same week in regular years
Shabbat Numbers 30.1 – 31.12 Fathers and husbands can invalidate vows of wives and daughters. Defeat of the Midianites and the death of Balaam.
Matthew 1.18 – 25 Joseph is prepared to break his engagement vow but an angel directs him otherwise.
Revelation 2.18 – 29 Jezebel teaches people to commit sexual sin (just as Balaam had advised). Time had been given to repent.
Sunday Numbers 31.13 – 54 Dividing the Midianite booty. Virgins were spared as they had not followed Balaam's advice to entice the Israelites.
Luke 16. 12 – 15 Cannot serve both God and mammon. It is an abomination to God to look righteous and have a wrong heart.
1 Timothy 6.17 – 19 Rest your hope not on the uncertainty of your riches but on God. The rich are to be generous.
Monday Numbers 32.1 – 19 Gad and Reuben to see the land conquered before they take their lands east of the Jordan, outside Israel proper.
John 10.16 Jesus has other sheep. They will become part of the flock when they hear His voice. Could these be the Gentiles outside Israel?
Romans 9.6 – 8 Identifying the true seed of Abraham. God's word has not failed Israel.
Tuesday Numbers 32. 20 – 33.49 Gad and Reuben pledge military support for the conquest of the land. Journey log. Fortieth year. Opposite Jericho.
Matthew 12.30 Those who are not with Me are against Me.
James 4.13 – 17 Make sure you move according to God's will; pray that if it is His will you will do it.
Wednesday Numbers 33.50 – 34.15 The inhabitants to be driven out of the land otherwise they will be a thorn in Israel’s side. Borders defined.
Mark 15 – 19 The merchants are driven out of the Temple by Jesus because they traded there instead of praying.
1 Corinthians 4.9 – 13 Paul's trials in a hostile environment. He is a public spectacle, treated like rubbish, even as he writes this letter.
Thursday Numbers 34. 16 – 35.8 Tribal leaders appointed; land possessed and divided; cities appointed as a provision for the Levites.
Matthew 19.27 – 30 The Apostles will sit on thrones in the regeneration judging the twelve tribes of Israel.
1 John 2.15 – 17 Do not love the world and its lusts for they are passing away.
Friday Numbers 35.9 – 36.13 Blood defiles the land. The cities of refuge – release comes when the high priest dies. Inheritance for daughters.
John 13.36 – 14.4 Don't be disturbed. Have faith in our High Priest who goes to prepare a place for us.
2 Corinthians 12.1 – 7 Paul's foretaste of the eternal refuge and being given visions and revelations – and later a thorn to keep him humble.

Haftarah Jeremiah 2. 4 – 28; 3.4

Parashah 44 - D'varim - Words - Deuteronomy 1.1 – 3.22

Shabbat Deuteronomy 1.1 – 11 Moses reviews Yahweh's instructions. Time to turn away from the mountain, get moving, go in, take possession.
Luke 7.31 – 35 Jesus explains that the Pharisees wouldn't enter in because they turn away from what God offers; always fault finding.
Ephesians 4.29 – 32 Don't grieve the Spirit of God. Turn away from bitterness. Get into tenderness, kindness, and forgiveness.
Sunday Deuteronomy 1.12 – 21 Moses recalls getting help to deal with the work load. Do not be dismayed, go up to the Promised Land.
Luke 19.41 – 44 Jesus says that Israel did not recognize the opportunity He gave them and didn't know what made for their peace.
Hebrews 2.1 – 4 How shall we escape if we ignore such a great salvation? Pay heed to the things we have heard.
Monday Deuteronomy 1.22 – 38 The ten spies hadn't trusted God who had carried Israel like a child. Still, God will enable Joshua to lead them in.
Mark 11.20 – 25 Do not doubt but believe and move mountains. Have the faith that comes from God.
James 1.5 – 8 Doubt not. Do not be double-minded. God gives wisdom; He gives generously and without reproach.
Tuesday Deuteronomy 1.39 – 2.1 Sent back into the desert when they failed to enter in. Go when God decides, not when you do.
John 10.1 – 5 There is no other way into the flock except through Jesus. Those who promote another way are thieves and robbers.
Romans 10.20 – 11.12 Israel yet to enter in and has not been repudiated. A remnant remains. The fullness of Israel yet to come.
Wednesday Deuteronomy 2.2 – 30 Marching orders given to march to the Promised Land. Sihon's heart hardened so Israel got his land.
Luke 10.1 – 7 Jesus gives the seventy their marching orders. They are to go ahead of Him in pairs. They will be like lambs among wolves.
Galatians 1.1 Paul is given his marching orders. His commission is not from man but from Yeshua the Messiah and God the Father.
Thursday Deuteronomy 2.31 – 3.14 Winning over the land for God. Conquests east of the Jordan and north of Galilee. Og, last of the Refaim, defeated.
Luke 5.1 – 11 Jesus at the sea of Galilee commissions Peter as a fisher of men to win them over for God.
2 John 7- 8 Be on the look out for deceivers, the anti – Christ, so as not to lose what you have won over.
Friday Deuteronomy 3.15 – 22 All who are fit to fight are to cross over the Jordan. Don’t be afraid, God is with you and will fight on your behalf.
John 18. 33 – 38 If His kingdom were of this world His followers would be fighting. Those who belong to the truth listen to Jesus.
Ephesians 6.10 – 18 The nature and weapons of our warfare. Use all the armour. The word of God is the sword of the Spirit.

Haftarah Isaiah 1.1 – 27

Parashah 45 - Va'etchanan - I pleaded - Deuteronomy 3.23 – 7.11

Shabbat Deuteronomy 3.23 – 4.4 The people to follow God's law and so live in and take possession of the land Moses has to view from outside.
John 17. 14 – 21 Jesus has given His disciples the Father's word and sent them out that the world may believe.
Romans 1.1 – 6 The message that has been entrusted to Paul who has been sent out to proclaim it among the Gentiles.
Sunday Deuteronomy 4.5 – 40 The people to establish in their heart that Yahweh is God. No other gods allowed in the land. Idolatry punished.
Matthew 7.13 – 20 There is no other path to life – narrow is the gate. Beware wolves in sheep’s clothing. Identify such by their bad fruit.
Romans 6.1 – 11 Maintaining our life in Christ knowing that He put our old self to death on the cross and rose to give us life.
Monday Deuteronomy 4.41 – 49 Conquests on the east side of the Jordan and the cities of refuge in the same area.
Matthew 3.1 – 6 John the Baptist's ministry was in the whole region around the Jordan. People heard about the coming Messiah, our refuge.
1 John 3.19 – 22 If we confess our sin God is faithful to forgive. Do the things that please God. Seeking rest and refuge in Him.
Tuesday Deuteronomy 5.1 – 21 Moses declares the Ten Commandments (Words) – first those towards God then towards others.
Matthew 22.36 – 40 The greatest commandment is loving God with all your heart, soul, and strength.
Revelation 1.1 – 3 The revelation given by God to Yeshua the Messiah that we are to bear witness to in the world.
Wednesday Deuteronomy 5.22 – 6.3 The people heard the words of God spoken from the fire on the mountain and had Moses speak on their behalf.
John 6.60 – 65 No one can come to Jesus unless the Father enables him. The words of Jesus are Spirit and life. The Spirit gives life.
Hebrews 4.12 – 13 The word of God is alive and sharper than any two edged sword and can distinguish between flesh and spirit.
Thursday Deuteronomy 6.4 – 25 Listen to God, love Him and keep His word. Teach it to your children. Don't forget God when you prosper.
John 6. 44 – 45 Those who listen to the Father will come to Jesus. They will all be taught by Yahweh.
Colossians 1.25 – 28 Christ in you your hope of Glory. God's task for Paul is to make known that we are to be united with the Messiah.
Friday Deuteronomy 7.1 – 11 How to behave in the land given by God. Don't pollute yourself with the people you displace. Be holy to God.
Matthew 5.1 – 17 How to behave as a disciple of Jesus in a hostile environment through the attitudes of the beatitudes.
Romans 1.16 – 17How both Jew and Gentile can live righteously in a sinful world through faith in Jesus.

Haftarah Isaiah 40.1 – 26