Christ is our Refuge

“Among the cities which you shall give unto the Levites, there shall be six cities for Refuge.” Numb. 35:6. Henry Law comments at Grace REFUGE is a thought dear to every Christian heart. It is, as haven to the ship, when clouds blacken–as dove-cote to the bird, when hawks pursue. When once the wrath … More Christ is our Refuge

March 14 Numbers 33-36

March 14 Numbers 33-36 (ESV) Recounting Israel’s Journey 33:1 These are the stages of the people of Israel, when they went out of the land of Egypt by their companies under the leadership of Moses and Aaron. 2 Moses wrote down their starting places, stage by stage, by command of the Lord, and these are their stages according to … More March 14 Numbers 33-36

Be sure of this

Ever wonder where the saying, “Be sure your sin will find you out” comes from? In Numbers 32, we read of the tribes of Reuben and Gad making a request of Moses to be allowed to stay with all their livestock and not go across the Jordan with the rest of the people. But Moses … More Be sure of this

March 13 Psalm 60

March 13 Psalm 60 (ESV) He Will Tread Down Our Foes To the choirmaster: according to Shushan Eduth. A Miktam [1] of David; for instruction; when he strove with Aram-naharaim and with Aram-zobah, and when Joab on his return struck down twelve thousand of Edom in the Valley of Salt. 60:1 O God, you have rejected us, broken … More March 13 Psalm 60

March 13 Numbers 31-32

March 13 Numbers 31-32 (ESV) Vengeance on Midian 31:1 The Lord spoke to Moses, saying, 2 “Avenge the people of Israel on the Midianites. Afterward you shall be gathered to your people.”3 So Moses spoke to the people, saying, “Arm men from among you for the war, that they may go against Midian to execute the Lord‘s vengeance on Midian. 4 You shall send … More March 13 Numbers 31-32

Would Moses have benefitted from a calendar app?

If Moses had an iPhone calendar app, the alarm would sound often. Today’s reading of Numbers 28-30 caused my head to spin a bit.  I can hardly imagine keeping track of all the offerings required: daily, Sabbath, monthly and special holidays. Here’s some help from the notes section (Numbers 28-29) of the ESV Study Bible … More Would Moses have benefitted from a calendar app?

March 12 Numbers 28-30

March 12 Numbers 28-30 (ESV) Daily Offerings 28:1 The Lord spoke to Moses, saying, 2 “Command the people of Israel and say to them, ‘My offering, my food for my food offerings, my pleasing aroma, you shall be careful to offer to me at its appointed time.’ 3 And you shall say to them, This is the food offering that you shall … More March 12 Numbers 28-30

Moses Commissions Joshua

So the Lord said to Moses, “Take Joshua the son of Nun, a man in whom is the Spirit, and lay your hand on him. Make him stand before Eleazar the priest and all the congregation, and you shall commission him in their sight. You shall invest him with some of your authority, that all the congregation … More Moses Commissions Joshua

March 11 Numbers 26-27

March 11 Numbers 26-27 (ESV) Census of the New Generation 26:1 After the plague, the Lord said to Moses and to Eleazar the son of Aaron, the priest, 2 “Take a census of all the congregation of the people of Israel, from twenty years old and upward, by their fathers’ houses, all in Israel who are able to go to … More March 11 Numbers 26-27