Getting Closer to God
For Parashat Terumah
By Messianic Torah 2-16-2013

Terumah (Ex 25:1-27:19 Haftarah 1Kings 4:29-6:13) is the 7th parashat in the book of Shemot also called Exodus, and is called Terumah which means ‘Heave Offering’. In this week’s parashat:

– YHWH told Moshe to tell the children of Yisra’el to bring freewill offerings to make the tabernacle
– The commandment to make the ark and put the testimony in it
– The commandment to make the mercy seat and the two Keruvim
– The commandment to make the showbread table and set showbread before Him always
– The commandment to make the menorah
– The commandment to make the curtains and covering of the tabernacle
– The commandment to make the boards of the tabernacle
– The commandment to make the walls of the tabernacle
– The commandment to make the vail that separates the holy and the most holy
– The arrangement for the items in the tabernacle and command to make the 5 pillars and door hanging
– The commandment to make the altar of copper
– The command to make the hangings, pillars, and sockets of the court
– The commandment to make the gate of the courtyard
– Haftarah – The story of Shlomo building the temple