“In The Beginning”
26 Tishrei 5782
October 2, 2021
• Genesis 1:1-6:8
In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.
(Genesis 1:1 CJB)
• Isaiah 42:5-43:10 (A)
• Isaiah 42:5-21 (S)
(A) indicates the Ashkenazi tradition.
(S) indicates the Sephardic tradition.
New Testament Reading
• Revelation 22:6-21
• Psalm 139
For you fashioned my inmost being,
you knit me together in my mother’s womb.
I thank you because I am awesomely made,
wonderfully; your works are wonders –
I know this very well.
(Psalm 139:13-14 CJB)
The seven aliyot readings from the Torah begin at these verses:
- Genesis 1:1
- Genesis 1:14 (A) 2:4 (S)
- Genesis 1:24 (A) 2:20 (S)
- Genesis 2:4 (A) 3:22 (S)
- Genesis 3:22 (A) 4:19 (S)
- Genesis 5:1
- Genesis 5:25
Maftir: Genesis 6:5
Those who are consecrated must hasten to enter the rest of God (Hebrews 4:11), because He is coming soon (Revelation 22:7, 12, 20). Believers are called to appropriate, respond quickly and actively to God’s call. “Come, Lord Yeshua. Come!!” Amen.
– from Walk Genesis! by Jeffrey Enoch Feinberg, Ph.D., used by permission.
Torah Portion readings and the associated Haftarah readings generally follow the Stone Edition Chumash and/or the Complete Jewish Bible. Verse numbering generally follows the Hebrew tradition, and where modern Christian traditions differ those verse numbers are shown in parentheses (). Haftarah readings generally follow the Ashkenazi tradition. Where the Sephardic tradition differs, the Haftarah portions are designated as (A) and (S). Suggested New Testament readings are taken from various sources. Suggested Psalm readings are from the Messianic Siddur for Shabbat by Daniel Perek. The Key People, The Scenes, and The Main Events are taken from the Walk! series of Messianic Devotion Commentaries by Dr. Jeffrey Enoch Feinberg. Unless otherwise marked, Scripture quotations are taken from the Complete Jewish Bible, Copyright © 1998 and 2016 by David H. Stern. Used by permission. All copyrights reserved worldwide.
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