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Month: March 2022

  • Desert Wanderings Recap

    Desert Wanderings Recap

    28 days later and two more chapters down. In Numbers and Deuteronomy, we read about the Israelite’s travels in the desert in hopes of finding the Promised Land. Spies were sent out and they were pessimistic about conquering the land of Canaan. They were left in the desert for 40 years for not trusting the […]

  • Day 80 – Cities of Refuge

    Day 80 – Cities of Refuge

    Thoughts and Reflection Today we conclude the books of Numbers and Deuteronomy and the whole Desert Wanderings period. All the tribes of Israel were given land in the Promised Land except for the Levites. They were given forty-eight cities which are known as “cities of refuge.” These cities are places of justice for those who […]

  • Day 79 – Psalms of Ascent

    Day 79 – Psalms of Ascent

    Thoughts and Reflection Today we read the boundries of the land of Canaan. It’s important to realize that this land is not a abstract idea, but rather a tangible, real world place. Both Judaism and Christianity are historical religions. The stories we are reading did happen. The Israilites were enslaved for 400 years, then wandering […]

  • Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup

    Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup

    Chicken noodle soup is good for whatever comes your way. Feeling under the weather? need to fill your soul? Hearty quick lunch for the kiddos? Here you go. This recipe is easy to make, requires minimal prep and everyone loves it.

  • Day 78 – The Song of Moses

    Day 78 – The Song of Moses

    Thoughts and Reflection Today we get a recap of the Israelites’ journey. It is a very detailed view of the towns they moved through to get to the Promised Land. In Deuteronomy God gives Moses a song that he is told to teach the people. The song seems to be harsh and speaks mostly of […]

  • Day 77 – God is Faithful

    Day 77 – God is Faithful

    Thoughts and Reflection Today we read that the sons of Reuben and Gad say that the land on the east of Jordan is good for cattle. Since they have cattle, they want to stay there where things are comfortable and not take the land God has for them. Moses tells them if they don’t fight, […]

  • Day 76 – War against Midian

    Day 76 – War against Midian

    Thoughts and Reflection In today’s reading, we see there is corruption nearby. The people of Israel have been infected by the idolatry of the Midianites. Before they enter the Promised Land, they must go to battle and put an end to the corruption. It is important to understand that God does not want war and […]

  • Day 75 – The Keeping of Vows

    Day 75 – The Keeping of Vows

    Thoughts and Reflection In today’s reading, there is a review of the major feasts — Feast of Booths and the Day of Atonement. On the Day of Atonement, the Israelites afflict themselves as a sign of sorrow for their sins. On this day they offer sacrifices in atonement for their transgressions. In the Feast of […]

  • Day 74 – Joshua Appointed

    Day 74 – Joshua Appointed

    Thoughts and Reflection In Today’s reading are seeing the timelines of Numbers and Deuteronomy coming closer. In Deuteronomy, Moses tells what has come before and establishes the law again before the people enter the Promised Land. Also, an important and just law is put down by God that allows land to be transferred to daughters […]

  • Day 73 – Inheritance of Land

    Day 73 – Inheritance of Land

    Thoughts and Reflection Today we have another census of all the tribes of Israel. Why are they doing this? The Israelites are getting ready for war and they need to know how many fighting men there are. Overall, there a few thousand less men then at the beginning of Numbers and over the period of […]