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Day 70 – The Offense of Balaam

Day 70 – The Offense of Balaam

Thoughts and Reflection Today we meet Balaam who is a soothsayer and hired by Balak, the son of the king of Moab, to curse God’s people. He will instead will speak blessings upon the people of Israel. God commands him not to curse his people. Balaam is impressed...
Day 69 – The Bronze Serpent

Day 69 – The Bronze Serpent

Thoughts and Reflection Today the Israelites begin to complain once again that God has led them only to kill them. In return God sends serpents as punishment that kill many of them. Moses once again intercedes for his people. Even though Moses has lost the the chance...
Day 68 – The Waters of Meribah

Day 68 – The Waters of Meribah

Thoughts and Reflection Today we read about forgiveness using the sacrifice of a red heifer. This will allow Israelites to go from unclean to clean and being estranged to being brought back into the community. It goes on further to say what to do if you become contact...
Day 67 – God’s Justice and Refuge

Day 67 – God’s Justice and Refuge

Thoughts and Reflection Today in the Bible in a year journey we see that all the tribes of Israel are given land except for the tribe of Levi. They will in turn have God as their inheritance. Their role is to serve him by leading worship. In addition, since they...
Day 66 – Forbidden Forms of Worship

Day 66 – Forbidden Forms of Worship

Thoughts and Reflection In today’s reading, the Lord put out a test to the Israelites. He tells Moses to take twelve rods and mark them with the names of the fathers of each of the tribes. When the rods are brought before the Lord, Aaron’s is the only one...
Day 65- Revolt Against Moses

Day 65- Revolt Against Moses

Thoughts and Reflection Today we see three Israelites who rebelled against Moses and Aaron. One of them, Korah, is the offspring of Kohath and it is the responsibility of the Kohathites to care for the holy objects of the Tabernacle. The Kohathites are also the...