Tetzaveh (You are to order)

Exodus 27:20 וְאַתָּה And you will command אֶת־ Children of Israel that they bring you pure olive oil beaten for the light, so that the lamp will burn continuously. 21 In the Tabernacle of the Congregation outside the veil, which is in front of the testimony shall order אֹתֹו it (him), Aaron and his sons will keep it burning from …

TERUMAH (offerings)

Exodus 25:1 And יהוה spoke to Moses saying, 2 Speak to the Children of Israel so that they will bring Me an offering: you will take אֶת־ My offering מֵאֵת from every man who gives it willingly from his heart. C-MATS Question: There are four basic personality types in relation to their possessions. What is your opinion of each of …

MISHPATIM (ordinances of the court)

Seat of Moses Exodus 21:1 Now these are the judgments which you will set before them. C-MATS  Question: What is the civil law? The civil laws are an extension of the Tenth Commandment: Do not covet. In order to know what he may not covet, one must know the rights and property of others. Torah now goes on to begin …

YITHRO (Jethro)

Exodus 18:1 When heard of Jethro, the priest of Midian, father in law of Moses, את all that Elohim had done for Moses and for Israel his people and that had brought יהוה את־ Israel out of Egypt. C-MATS  Question:  What news did Jethro hear that made such an impression that he came to see Moses? The splitting of the Red …

B’SHALACH (when he let go)

Exodus 13:17 And it came to pass when let go Pharaoh את־ the people go, that Elohim led them not through the way of the land of the Philistines, although that was near; because Elohim said, Perhaps the people will change their minds when they see war and they will return to Egypt. C-MATS Question: Why did יהוה take his …