15 Adar 5781
February 27, 2021
“You Shall Command”
Here are the Torah, Haftarah and suggested Brit Chadasha (New Testament) and Tehillim (Psalms) readings for this week.
• Exodus 27:20-30:10
• Ezekiel 43:10-27
• Hebrews 13:10-16
• Revelation 1:9-20
• Psalm 65
Blessed is the one You choose and bring near to dwell in Your courts! We will be satisfied with the goodness of Your House—Your holy Temple.
(Psalm 65:5 TLV)
The seven aliyot readings from the Torah begin at these verses:
- Exodus 27:20
- Exodus 28:13
- Exodus 28:31
- Exodus 29:1
- Exodus 29:19
- Exodus 29:38
- Exodus 30:1
Maftir: Exodus 30:8
The Key People is Moshe (Moses), with the LORD.
The Scenes is Har Sinai (Mount Sinai).
The Main Events include God continuing to instruct Moshe about Tabernacle service, including the eternal light, dressing the priests (Aharon and sons), consecrating them, how they should offer sacrifices, and how to make the altar of incense.
“Now this is what you are to offer upon the altar: two one-year-old lambs, each day, continually. You are to offer one lamb in the morning and the other lamb at dusk. Offer along with the first lamb a tenth of an ephah of fine flour, mixed with a fourth of a hin of beaten oil, and a fourth of a hin of wine as a drink offering. The other lamb you are to offer at dusk, like the grain offering and drink offering of the morning, as a sweet aroma, an offering made by fire to Adonai. It is to be a continual burnt offering throughout your generations at the entrance of the Tent of Meeting before Adonai. There I will meet with you, to speak with you there. I will meet with Bnei-Yisrael there. So it will be sanctified by My glory.
(Exodus 29:38-43 TLV)
Then he said to me, “Son of man, thus says Adonai Elohim: ‘These are the statutes for the altar on the day when they will construct it, in order to offer burnt offerings on it and to sprinkle blood on it. Give a young bull for a sin offering to the Levitical kohanim who are from the offspring of Zadok, who come near to Me to minister to Me’”—it is a declaration of Adonai. “You are to take some of its blood and put it on its four horns, on the four corners of the ledge and on the border around it. So you will purify it and make atonement for it. Take the bull of the sin offering and burn it in the appointed place of the House, outside the Sanctuary.
(Ezekiel 43:18-21 TLV)
The Brit Chadasha
In the midst of the menorot, I saw One like a Son of Man, clothed in a robe down to His feet, with a golden belt wrapped around His chest. His head and His hair were white like wool, white like snow, and His eyes like a flame of fire. His feet were like polished bronze refined in a furnace, and His voice was like the roar of rushing waters.
(Revelation 1:13-15 TLV)
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. Scripture taken from the Tree of Life Version (TLV) © 2015 by the Messianic Jewish Family Bible Society. Used by permission of the Messianic Jewish Family Bible Society.
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