19 - Parashah Terumah

#19 Torah Parashah Terumah with Torah video studies

In this study about the Tabernacle we see the beautiful symbolism within the Mikdash (Tabernacle) that reveals Yah’s Plan of Salvation through Yeshua and shows us how God desires to “dwell” within us and what Selfless love looks like when Divinity “dwells” in Humanity!

Teaching For Shabbat of February 17th, 2024
(Donate and support this Ministry by clicking here)

Torah: Exodus 25:1–27:19
Haftarah: I Kings 5:26-6:13

Trumah (תְּרוּמָה‎)— Hebrew for “gifted contribution” or uplifted “offering,” is the nineteenth weekly Torah portion in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading and tells of God’s instructions to make the Tabernacle and its furnishings. The parashah constitutes Exodus 25:1–27:19.

#19 T’rumah whiteboard – In this study we see the Beautiful symbolism within the Tabernacle that reveals God’s Plan of Salvation from the beginning!

Parsha T’rumah Summary

Exodus 25:1–27:19

The people of Israel are called upon to contribute fifteen materials—gold, silver and copper; blue-, purple– and red-dyed wool; flax, goat hair, animal skins, wood, olive oil, spices and gems—out of which, God says to Moses, “They shall make for Me a Sanctuary, and I shall dwell amidst them.”

On the summit of Mount Sinai, Moses is given detailed instructions on how to construct this dwelling for God so that it could be readily dismantled, transported and reassembled as the people journeyed in the desert.

In the Sanctuary’s inner chamber, behind an artistically woven curtain, was the ark containing the tablets of testimony engraved with the Ten Commandments; on the ark’s cover stood two winged cherubim hammered out of pure gold. In the outer chamber stood the seven-branched menorah, and the table upon which the “showbread” was arranged.

The Sanctuary’s three walls were fitted together from 48 upright wooden boards, each of which was overlaid with gold and held up by a pair of silver foundation sockets. The roof was formed of three layers of coverings: (a) tapestries of multicolored wool and linen; (b) a covering made of goat hair; (c) a covering of ram and tachash skins. Across the front of the Sanctuary was an embroidered screen held up by five posts.

Surrounding the Sanctuary and the copper-plated altar which fronted it was an enclosure of linen hangings, supported by 60 wooden posts with silver hooks and trimmings, and reinforced by copper stakes.

The whole layout in this Parsha taking us from the starting with the ark in the Most Holy Place to the Outer Court with the Alter of Sacrifice and the Gateway (The Way) and back to Most Holy Place all symbolize different elements of the Messiah and reveals God’s plan of Salvation from the beginning…

The Way back to the Father is the Path we take from going through “The Way”, accepting the atoning sacrifice of the spotless lamb of God for our sins (Justification), which Justifies the Ungodly when accepted by faith (Justification by Faith), the Laver symbolizing our cleansing us as we seek to die to self and the false ego and cleansing our consciousness of the knowledge of sin.  As we enter the Holy Place, we enter into the process of our spiritual growth and character development (Sanctification) realizing first the need for the Spirit of Truth which leads us into all truth (Isa. 8:20, Jn. 16:13; Jn. 17:17) and shines through us and makes us a menorah  as a called-out believer (Rev. 1:20), secondly, the Spiritual bread symbolizing our need for the Torah instructions in how to love and draw near to God and our fellowman, and thirdly, the alter of incense with represents our need for righteous prayers to ascend as a fragrant aroma continually before the Holy One.  Finally, after having Torah fully written upon our hearts and minds and fully transforming back into the selflessly loving image of God (Jer. 31:31-33) we can go through the veil and be “At-One” with the Father in holiness and purity in the Most Holy Place… us in Him and Him in Us!

New Studies for Deeper Understanding…

For further Torah study on parashah “Terumah”, please enjoy the latest illustrated Dvar Torah video teaching below… Listen and learn from Rabbi Isaac as he takes your understanding to an even deeper level!  Enjoy and be blessed!

Torah for your Children…

For simple cartoon summaries of the Torah parashah for your children we recommend the following videos below:

Haftarah (Prophets) Summary

I Kings 5:26-6:13

This week’s haftorah describes the construction of the Holy Temple under the direction of King Solomon, echoing this week’s Torah portion which discusses the construction of the Desert Tabernacle.

The haftorah discusses the manpower — both Jewish and non-Jewish — that Solomon recruited for the building of the Holy Temple. Also discussed are the hewing and transportation of the stone, the laying of the foundation, as well as the dimensions of the Holy Temple, its components and materials.

The haftorah ends with God‘s word to King Solomon: “This house which you are building, if you walk in My statutes, and execute My ordinances, and keep all My commandments to walk in them; then will I establish My word with you, which I spoke to David your father. And I will dwell among the children of Israel, and will not forsake My people, Israel.”

We hope these weekly Torah teaching bless you in your spiritual understanding and growth! As we are solely supported by your Tzedakah charity, please consider supporting this ministry for the continued spread of Truth by giving a love offering here.

Also if you have a need for prayer, please write us and let us know how to pray for you and we feel privileged to be intercessors in prayer for all our worldwide family! 

Don’t forget to…
– GO to our YouTube channel and…
– LIKE the videos
– SUBSCRIBE to our channel
– SHARE our YouTube channel
– SUPPORT our Worldwide outreach
– FOLLOW us on Instagram
– FIND us on Facebook, as well as…
– SHINE THE LIGHT by spreading our website: https://www.calledoutbelievers.org with your family and friends on Facebook as well as your other Social Media platforms!

Torah Parashah teaching with video and audio and illustrations by Rabbi Isaac. © Assembly of Called-Out Believers. Use by Permission.

Website: www.CalledOutBelievers.org


  1. Rabbi Isaac , my friend and I started listening to you about a year ago . The teaching are a true testimony that the Father has a remnant in the earth . Our community honors the Shabbat and our Apostle teaches truth as well . Your teachings from the Torah truly blesses with each word !!! We truly Thank the Father for your teaching . May the L-RD continue to dwell in you and your community !! Thank you many times over for your obedience to the Father !!! Undeniable TRUTH!!!

  2. Rabbi Isaac,
    I enjoy your teaching…I just found your sight and have shared it with other brothers in this journey of discovering and getting to truly know Yeshua. The Ark of the Tabernacle is truly a Foundation of Yeshua.

    Thank you for sharing and allowing Elohim to use you as a teacher and a friend to so many that needs this Knowledge Understanding and Wisdom.

    Shalom Shalom

Add a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.