Numbers 21-24: Balak and Balaam.

October 12, 2015. Daily Reading: Numbers 21-24. Background: Numbers17-20. Concepts and Connections. Chapter 21 Enemies on the journey: After finishing the days of mourning for Aaron in the previous chapter, the children of Israel set out on their journey once again towards the promised land in this chapter. Their path is detailed here, along with…

Psalm 81-83: God and His people.

July 15, 2015. Daily Reading: Psalm 81-83. Background: Psalm 78-80. Concepts and Connections. Chapter 81 “Oh that My people would listen to Me”: After the opening stanza as a call for the people of God to sing and praise the Lord, the rest of this psalm is written from the perspective of God admonishing His…

Psalm 66-68: Blessings and Triumph.

June 10, 2015. Daily Reading: Psalm 66-68. Background: Psalm 63-65. Concepts and Connections. Chapter 66 Blessed be God: This psalm is a song of praise to our God for His awesome deeds that He has done throughout the earth. All the earth is called into a glorious chorus of praise to the Creator of the…