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Month: February 2022

  • Day 42 – Moral Laws

    Day 42 – Moral Laws

    Exodus 24 1 He then said to Moses, ‘Come up to Yahweh, you and Aaron, Nadab and Abihu, and seventy of the elders of Israel and bow down at a distance. 2 Moses alone will approach Yahweh; the others will not approach, nor will the people come up with him.’ 3 Moses went and told the people all Yahweh’s words and all the laws, […]

  • Pasta with Creamy Sauce

    Pasta with Creamy Sauce

    Pasta. A staple in our house. I like it because it is relatively easy to make but after a while, it all tastes the same. After trying out a bunch of recipes that didn’t elevate the dish, I found this one. I’ve tweaked it a bit and last night the kids rated it a 9 […]

  • Day 41 – The Day of Atonement

    Day 41 – The Day of Atonement

    Exodus 23 1 ‘You will not spread false rumours. You will not lend support to the wicked by giving untrue evidence. 2 You will not be led into wrong-doing by the majority nor, when giving evidence in a lawsuit, side with the majority to pervert the course of justice; 3 nor will you show partiality to the poor in a lawsuit. 4 ‘If you come on your enemy’s ox or donkey […]

  • Day 40 – Laws of Justice

    Day 40 – Laws of Justice

    Exodus 22 1 ‘If a thief is caught breaking in and is struck a mortal blow, his blood may not be avenged, 2 but if it happens after sunrise, his blood may be avenged. He will make full restitution; if he has not the means, he will be sold to pay for what he has stolen. 3 If the stolen animal is […]

  • Day 39 – Slavery in the Old Testament

    Day 39 – Slavery in the Old Testament

    Exodus 21 1 ‘These are the laws you must give them: 2 ‘When you buy a Hebrew slave, his service will last for six years. In the seventh year he will leave a free man without paying compensation. 3 If he came single, he will depart single; if he came married, his wife will depart with him. 4 If his master gives him a wife and she bears him […]

  • Day 38 – The Ten Commandments

    Day 38 – The Ten Commandments

    Exodus 19 1 Three months to the day after leaving Egypt, the Israelites reached the desert of Sinai. 2 Setting out from Rephidim, they reached the desert of Sinai and pitched camp in the desert; there, facing the mountain, Israel pitched camp. 3 Moses then went up to God, and Yahweh called to him from the mountain, saying, ‘Say this to the House of Jacob! Tell the Israelites, […]

  • Day 37 – The Mystical Works of God

    Day 37 – The Mystical Works of God

    Exodus 17 1 The whole community of Israelites left the desert of Sin, travelling by stages as Yahweh ordered. They pitched camp at Rephidim where there was no water for the people to drink. 2 The people took issue with Moses for this and said, ‘Give us water to drink.’ Moses replied, ‘Why take issue with me? Why do you put Yahweh to the test?’ 3 But tormented by thirst, […]

  • The Best Mac and Cheese Recipe

    The Best Mac and Cheese Recipe

    The quest continues! I don’t know about you, but every time we go out to eat the kids immediately look for the mac and cheese on the menu. Then they will grade the quality of the restaurant by their mac and cheese offering! Sampling a few of these resturant mac and cheeses over the years, […]

  • Day 36 – Manna From Heaven

    Day 36 – Manna From Heaven

    Exodus 15 1 It was then that Moses and the Israelites sang this song in Yahweh’s honour: I shall sing to Yahweh, for he has covered himself in glory, horse and rider he has thrown into the sea. 2 Yah is my strength and my song, to him I owe my deliverance. He is my God and I shall praise him, my father’s God and I shall […]

  • Day 35 – Crossing the Red Sea

    Day 35 – Crossing the Red Sea

    Exodus 13 1 Yahweh spoke to Moses and said, 2 ‘Consecrate all the first-born to me, the first birth from every womb, among the Israelites. Whether man or beast, it is mine.’ 3 Moses said to the people, ‘Remember this day, on which you came out of Egypt, from the place of slave-labour, for by the strength of his hand Yahweh brought you out of it; no leavened […]