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Day 59 – Obligations to God

Day 59 – Obligations to God

Thoughts and Reflection As we read today’s passages, it is important to realize that there is a time difference between the book of Numbers and Deuteronomy. In the book of Numbers, the Israelites have just been freed. In Deuteronomy, they have been wandering in...
Day 58 – Chosen People

Day 58 – Chosen People

Thoughts and Reflection Today Numbers 7 is an account of all the events prior to Numbers 1 where the people bring their offerings to bless the Tabernacle. The twelve tribes of Israel came with their representatives to Moses and Aaron with gifts and sacrifice. It is...
Day 57 – O Israel

Day 57 – O Israel

Thoughts and Reflection Today we read more discussion about the Nazirite vow. What is this exactly? It is a vow to keep one’s hair uncut and not drink alcohol. It is not a lifelong vow. It is simply a dedication of a certain time to the Lord. After the vow was...
Day 56 – Jealous Husbands

Day 56 – Jealous Husbands

Thoughts and Reflection In the ancient world, slaves and owning people were considered normal. In that light, a woman (or wife) was considered her husband’s property. and he could do what he wanted with her. This is tension between men and women and is one of...
Day 55 – Obedience to God

Day 55 – Obedience to God

Thoughts and Reflection Today we cover a lot of ground! First, there is something different about Psalm 88. It ends in darkness while every other Psalm ends in hope. Jesus experienced darkness at the end of his life. When he was abandoned by his friends while he was...