Numbers 33-36: Preparing the way before entering the promised land.

November 2, 2015. Daily Reading: Numbers 33-36. Back ground: Numbers 29-32. Concepts and Connections. Numbers 33 The path of the exodus and the warning from God: This chapter records the path of the journey of the children of Israel took from their exodus of Egypt all the way to their encampment by the Jordan just before…

Proverbs 16: Plans.

August 20, 2015. Daily Reading: Proverbs 16. Background: Proverbs 14-15. Concepts and Connections. Chapter 16 Righteousness and the plans of God: As with the last chapters, chapter 16 continues with couplets of wisdom that may or may not fall same category of concept as the immediate verses. There is, however, a larger number of couplets…

Proverbs 2-3: The blessing of wisdom.

May 28, 2015. Daily Reading: Proverbs 2-3. Background: Proverbs 1. Concepts and Connections. Chapter 2 The value of wisdom: After introducing wisdom in the first chapter, the book continues by describing the value of wisdom here. Before her value is revealed, however, notice the insistence on the need for seeking and searching for wisdom. Wisdom does…