21 Tevet 5782
December 25, 2021
• Exodus 1:1-6:1
These are the names of the sons of Isra’el who came into Egypt …
(Exodus 1:1 CJB)
• Isaiah 27:6-28:13, 29:22-23 (A)
• Jeremiah 1:1-2:3 (S)
(A) indicates the Ashkenazi tradition.
(S) indicates the Sephardic tradition.
New Testament Reading
• Mark 12:18-27
• 1 Corinthians 14:13-25
• Psalm 99
Exalt Adonai our God, bow down toward his holy mountain, for Adonai our God is holy!
(Psalm 99:9 CJB)
The seven aliyot readings from the Torah begin at these verses:
- Exodus 1:1
- Exodus 1:18
- Exodus 2:11
- Exodus 3:1
- Exodus 3:16
- Exodus 4:18
- Exodus 5:1
Maftir: Exodus 5:22
What is true for Avraham and for k’lal Yisra’el (all of Israel) is also true for you! God demands nothing less than sh’mata b’kolo (you listen to His voice). You must listen and obey – it’s the only way. Moreover, God will build on your obedience. Remember, it is impossible to outgive God!
– from Walk Exodus! 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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