Mar 31, 2020
Yesterday we heard about the boundaries for the nation of Israel, the 12 clan leaders appointed by the Lord, and about cities set aside for the Levites and cities of refuge— to protect from unjust prosecution of murder.
This psalm praises God for Jerusalem and shows that Jerusalem is a reflection...
Mar 30, 2020
Yesterday we heard the listing of the stages of the nomadic journey of the people of Israel. God began giving instructions for the time when the people would enter the promised land.
This is a jubilant song of praise. This has been a special Psalm for our family. We remember singing this whole...
Mar 29, 2020
Yesterday we heard how the tribes of Gad, Reuben, and half the tribe of Manasseh promised to go ahead of their fellow Israelites into battle on the west side of the Jordan, because they were receiving land on the east side of the Jordan. In hindsight, I must say this was not a great idea. Because of how often...
Mar 28, 2020
Yesterday we heard of the conquest of the Midianite people. That story is an example of how hard it is for us humans to follow God's instructions.
This psalm may have originally been intended as a wedding song for King Solomon, but from our vantage point we can see that it is really a song of praise...
Mar 27, 2020
Yesterday the listing of sacrifices continued with those for the Festival of Trumpets, the Day of Atonement, and the 8 day Festival of Shelters. Then in Numbers 30, we heard laws concerning the annulment of rash vows. These laws show how seriously God takes any vows made to Him!
This is a psalm with...