Numbers 1-4: Censuses and duties.

September 7, 2015. Daily Reading: Numbers 1-4. Background: The book of numbers is the fourth book of the Torah, covering the time from when the children of Israel were on Mount Sinai (where Moses was given the Law) though their journey to the promised land, the subduing of which was halted by God because of…

Exodus 13-16: Problems in the wilderness.

April 27, 2015. Daily Reading: Exodus 13-16. Background: Exodus 9-12. Concepts and Connections. Chapter 13 1. The feast of the unleavened bread:¬†After the passover and initial exodus of Egypt, the Lord initiated a memorial feast that the children of Israel were to keep year by year in this month that they had come out of…