God as Sustainer.

July 18, 2016. “Yet he is actually not far from each one of us, for “‘In him we live and move and have our being’; as even some of your own poets have said, “‘For we are indeed his offspring.’” (Acts 17:27b-28) It’s been quite a while since I last wrote, and I really have…

Deuteronomy 23-25: Miscellaneous laws.

December 29, 2015. Daily Reading: Deuteronomy 23-25. Background: Deuteronomy 20-22. Concepts and Connections. Chapter 23 Exclusions, Uncleanness and Miscellaneous laws: This chapter is dedicated to various laws concerning those who were excluded from the assembly of the Lord, laws about uncleanness and other various laws that pertained to the lives of the children of Israel….

Deuteronomy 20-22: Various laws.

December 21, 2015. Daily Reading: Deuteronomy 20-22. Background: Deuteronomy 16-19. Concepts and Connections. Chapter 20 Laws of warfare: In this chapter, Moses gives the children of Israel laws concerning warfare. There are three different categories of these laws. The first is that the children of Israel are not to be afraid when they go to…

Exodus 21-24: Practical laws of the covenant.

May 11, 2015. Daily Reading: Exodus 21-24. Background: Exodus 17-20. Concepts and Connections. Chapter 21 Practical laws: After giving the ten commandments that are well known, the Lord continues His law, giving the children of Israel a basis for rule and government as they now would become their own people without the oversight of another nation….