John Piper, in a sermon on Hebrew 4:11, “Be Diligent to Enter God’s Rest” “Let us therefore be diligent to enter that rest, lest anyone fall through following the same example of disobedience.” In other words, Israel fell from the promised joy of God because of the disobedience of unbelief. And the same thing can … More Diligence…Day by Day
In a sermon on Exodus 23:10-19, J.Ligon Duncan shares these observations: In verses 10-12, we see how God has woven Himself into the very rhythm of weekly life in Israel and how trusting God for provision and sustenance is woven into the yearly calendar of Israel. In verses 10-12, we have a section that reflects … More J. Ligon Duncan: The very cycle of worship presses the believer to trust God that He will provide
Let’s look at Leviticus 25: 8 “‘Count off seven sabbaths of years– seven times seven years– so that the seven sabbaths of years amount to a period of forty-nine years. 9 Then have the trumpet sounded everywhere on the tenth day of the seventh month; on the Day of Atonement sound the trumpet throughout … More The Year of Jubilee!
Coty Pinckney has a very helpful summary, or a look back at where we’ve been reading in Leviticus and some questions to prompt more study: This chapter (Leviticus 23) has been called God’s calendar, because it describes festivals God planned for the people of Israel. Most of us turn to calendars to plan or … More A Calendar and the Deep Questions of Life