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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...
Day 54 – The Tribe of Levi

Day 54 – The Tribe of Levi

Thoughts and Reflection Today we learn that the tribe of Levi is set apart from the other tribes when they rose up to the other Israelites who worshipped the golden calf. Even though the tribe of Levi is set apart for service in the Tabernacle, that doesn’t mean...
Day 53 – The Twelve Tribes of Israel

Day 53 – The Twelve Tribes of Israel

Thoughts and Reflection Today we continue to read about the camps and how each of them were surrounding the Tabernacle in the center of camp. Judah is one of the tribes and in the Gospel of Matthew, he presents the genealogy that runs from Abraham to Jesus. Jesus...
Day 53 – The Twelve Tribes of Israel

Day 52 – Israel Continues to Journey

Thoughts and Reflection In the book of Numbers today we see that there are roughly two million people traveling with Moses. The time of this census is approximately a year since the people have been delivered from slavery in Egypt. The book of Deuteronomy takes place...