Numbers 17-20: From Kadesh to Mount Hor.

October 5, 2015. Daily Reading: Numbers 17-20. Background: Numbers 13-16. Concepts and Connections. Chapter 17 The house of Levi confirmed: In the previous chapter, we saw the rebellion of Korah, which was motivated by jealously of who the Lord had chosen to be concentrated before Him, specifically Moses and Aaron. In this chapter, the Lord wants to…

Leviticus 7-9: Aaron’s offerings.

June 29, 2015. Daily Reading: Leviticus 7-9. Background: Leviticus 4-6. Concepts and Connections. Chapter 7 The law of the guilt offering: Chapter seven wraps up a three chapter section on the laws for guilt offerings that were to be made by the people, typically on the occasion of an unintentional sin, and further concludes the…

Exodus 9-12: The final plagues and the passover.

April 20, 2015. Daily Reading: Exodus 9-12. Background: Exodus 5-8. Concepts and Connections. Chapter 9 1. The fifth plague- Death of Egyptian livestock: With the fifth plague, the Lord continues His distinction between Israel and the Egyptians, causing only the livestock of the Egyptians to die an not the livestock of the Israelites who dwelt in…

Exodus 5-8: Moses and Aaron before Pharaoh.

April 13, 2015. Daily Reading: Exodus 5-8. Background: Exodus 1-4. Concepts and Connections. Chapter 5 When it’s darkest before the dawn: Have you ever been in a position where it seemed like the more you tried to do the will of God, the harder your situation became? This was precisely what Moses and Aaron were…

Exodus 1-4: The birth and call of Moses.

April 6, 2015. Daily Reading: Exodus 1-4. Background: Genesis 48-50. Exodus is the second book in the Pentateuch, detailing much of the leadership of Moses and the exodus (thus the name of the book) of the children of Israel from Egyptian bondage and their history thereafter. It picks up right where the book of Genesis…