Shemot – Echoes Through Scriptures

[This was written by Tabernacle of David teacher Ryan White, and was originally posted at Rooted In Torah.]

Torah Portion Shemot

Exodus 1:1 – 6:1

This year we will be going through the Torah portion cycle looking for themes which occur in each Torah portion that recurs throughout the rest of Scripture with a special focus on connecting them to the Apostolic Writings (New Testament).

In Shemot, we will look at the connection of this portion to creation and new creation, Israel’s mandate, the importance of names and naming in the Bible, and the legal institution of crying out for justice.

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Recommended Reading list:

  • Law and the Administration of Justice in the Old Testament and Ancient East by Hans Boecker