Bible Reading & Commentary for the Week Nov. 23 – Nov. 28, 2020

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DEUTERONOMY – Deuteronomy was written by Moses.  Deuteronomy literally means “second Law.”  In it, Moses reviews the Law given Israel in Exodus and Leviticus, preparing the Israelites for their entry into Canaan.  The last 4 chapters contain Moses’ farewell address and the account of his death.   Monday, November 23, Deuteronomy 1 37 — The reason why Moses was not …

Bible Reading & Commentary for the Week Nov. 2 – Nov. 7, 2020

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Monday, November 2, Numbers 20 3 — We’ve noticed this scene before among the Israelites. When they faced challenges, their immediate reaction was to complain against the Lord and the leaders God had given them. Do we notice the same tendency in our sinful natures? 12 — The Lord had given Moses and Aaron a simple solution to their problem …

Bible Reading & Commentary for the Week Oct. 26 – Oct. 31, 2020

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Monday, October 26, Numbers 14 Vv. 10, 22-23, 29-31 — Up until this point, God was very merciful to Israel.  Many times, they had tested the Lord’s patience.  Their rebellion against Moses was actually a rebellion against God.  God’s punishment, as hard as it may appear, was merciful.  It gave those who had rebelled the opportunity to repent and be …

Bible Reading & Commentary for the Week Oct. 5 – Oct. 10, 2020

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Monday, October 5, Leviticus 23 This chapter summarizes the annual festivals God commanded the Jews to celebrate in the Old Testament. Taking the time to learn about these festivals will increase your appreciation of New Testament stories in the life of Jesus and the apostles. Vv. 1-3, Sabbath — A weekly “festival” of rest and worship. Vv, 4-8, Passover and …

Bible Reading & Commentary for the Week Sept. 28 – Oct. 3, 2020

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Monday, September 28, Leviticus 17 Vv. 10-12 — “Eating Blood Forbidden.”  Why weren’t the Israelites permitted to eat blood?  There are 2 reasons given in v. 11.  This passage and v. 10 explain why Jehovah’s Witnesses won’t use blood transfusions.  They, however, fail to read the New Testament.  Because Jesus was the fulfillment of the Ceremonial Laws, it is no …

Bible Reading & Commentary for the Week Sept. 14 – Sept. 19, 2020

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LEVITICUS — Leviticus received its name because it contains detailed ordinances describing the Levitical worship as it was to be observed in the tabernacle and afterward in the temple. Certain supplements to this Levitical law were added in the book of Numbers.  Though this book contains no direct messianic promise, it is, by the intention of God, one continuous sermon …