In the parashah Vezot Haberakhah, we will read the specific blessings with which Moshe blessed each of the tribes of Israel before his death and before the people entered the Promised Land. In this study portion we will see the blessings to Reuben, Judah, Levi, Benjamin and Yosef. Moshe’s blessings are a reminder of Yahweh’s commitment to His people and the importance of following His commandments in order to receive blessings.
In the parashah Ha’azinu, we will read the first part of the song of Moshe (Moses) who spoke in front of the congregation of Israel. In this song, Moses highlights the importance of remembering our past in Egypt and how we were delivered with a strong hand by the Creator’s mercy alone. This is why we must be a grateful and humble people to our Father Yahweh who delivered us from the slavery of the world.
In the parashah Vayelech, we see that Moshe reminds the people of Yahweh’s words that he would not enter the land, so, he designates them at that moment his successor, giving him words of encouragement and encouragement to be able to take the people to the Promised Land. Remember, Yahweh is always ahead of us, so we must stand firm in His way.
In the parasha Nitzavim, we will see the people of Israel in the presence of Yahweh, standing as witnesses to the covenant and oath of Elohim, to confirm them as His people. Furthermore, it warns them of the danger of turning away from this covenant, bringing the wrath of Yahweh upon those who turn their hearts away from Him.
In the parasha Ki Tavo, we will see the laws for offerings and tithes, which are in remembrance of our hard life in Egypt and how Yahweh delivered us and blessed us with all kinds of blessings. In addition, the order is given to build an altar on Mount Ebal to offer burnt offerings to Yahweh, where all the words of the law (Torah) would also be written.
In the parasha Ki Tetze, we will see various laws among which are to show mercy to our neighbor, laws on marriage, on inheritance and on sexual immorality that always brings serious consequences to the family union. In addition, there is a list of those excluded from the congregation for various reasons, but above all for having done wrong against the people of Israel and for their idolatry.
In the parasha Shoftim, we will see that Yahweh emphasizes that we should only follow justice and not let ourselves be extorted. We will also learn the forms of worship that we should never offer to Yahweh because they come from pagan practices to false elohim. In addition we are taught some laws for the kings that would come to never deviate from the ways of Yahweh.
In the parasha Re’eh we will see the commandment to love and serve Yahweh always, because if we do so, we will be greatly blessed by Him. We will also learn which is the place that Yahweh designated for His name to be worshipped there, including within the commandments to eliminate all traces of images, statues and sculptures of worship to the false elohim.
This week we bring the activity of the parasha Ekev, in it we will see the blessings of hearing, keeping the Torah and remembering every day how Yahweh blessed the people during the last forty years in the desert. Furthermore, it reminds them that it is not because of Israel’s righteousness that they have what they have but only because of the mercy of Yahweh Elohim.
This week we bring the activity of the parasha Va’etchanan, in it we will see: Moshe is not allowed to enter Canaan, Moshe exhorts to obedience, Israel’s experience in Horeb, Warning against idolatry, the cities of refuge east of the Jordan, Moshe recapitulates the promulgation of the law, the ten commandments, the terror of the people, the great commandment, exhortations to obedience and warnings against the idolatry of Canaan.
This week we bring the activity of the parasha Devarim, in it we will see: Moshe reminds Israel of Yahweh’s promises in Horeb, appointment of judges, mission of the twelve spies, Elohim punishes Israel, the defeat in Hormah, the years in the desert, Israel defeats Sheon and Israel defeats Og king of Bashan.
This week we bring the activity of the parasha Mattot Massei, in it we will see: The law of vows, Israel’s vengeance against Midian, division of the spoils, Reuben and Gad settling east of the Jordan, Israel’s journeys from Egypt to the Jordan, boundaries and division of Canaan, inheritance of the Levites, cities of refuge and the law of marriage of the heiresses.