Spiritual Rants: March 5 “8,540 Men And A Truck” Readings to read through the Bible in a year: Numbers 4:1-5:31 Mark 12:18-37 Psalm 48:1-14 Proverbs 10:26

Old Testament: Numbers  4:1-5:31 Read this passage on BibleGateway.com Numbers 4:1-20   8,540 Men And A Truck A Levite had to be thirty to start in the work of moving the Tabernacle.  Num. 8:24 would seem to indicate that the age to starting working was 26 but that could reflect a five year apprenticeship. The […]

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Spiritual Rants: March 4 “Getting Campy” Readings to read through the Bible in a year: Numbers 2:1-3:51 Mark 11:27-12:17 Psalm 47:1-9 Proverbs 10:24-25

Old Testament: Numbers 2:1-3:51 Read this passage on BibleGateway.com Numbers 2:1-34  Getting Campy The camps were supposed to arrange themselves in the same way whenever they moved so they could move and set up quickly.   The Levites were positioned nearest to the tabernacle.  Each tribe had its own flag. The Tribes were arranged based […]

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Spiritual Rants: March 3 “An Old-Fashioned Ticker-Tape Parade” Readings to read through the Bible in a year: Leviticus 27:14-Numbers 1:54 Mark 11:1-26 Psalm 46:1-11 Proverbs 10:23

Old Testament: Leviticus 27:14-Numbers 1:54 Read this passage on BibleGateway.com Leviticus 27:14-34  “Indian-Giving” We’re back to redemption laws.  Unclean animals could be bought back if the owner insisted on keeping them.  He had to add 20% to their value.  Same for houses.  Fields could be bought back the same way but if the dealings were crooked, […]

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Spiritual Rants: March 2 “Who Wants To Get Blessed?” Readings to read through the Bible in a year: Leviticus 25:47-27:13 Mark 10:32-52 Psalm 45:1-17 Proverbs 10:22

Old Testament: Leviticus 25:47-27:13 Read this passage on BibleGateway.com Leviticus 25:47-55   Everyone Is A Slave, Whose Slave Are YOU? If a poor man becomes a slave to pay his debt, he could be redeemed by a family member.  No matter what, he was to be set free at the Year of Jubilee (see last blog). […]

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Spiritual Rants: March 1 “Why Not Take ‘Awl’ Of Me?” Readings to read through the Bible in a year: Leviticus 24:1-25:46 Mark 10:13-31 Psalm 44:9-26 Proverbs 10:20-21

Old Testament: Leviticus 24:1-25:46 Intro:   A boy who cursed was executed with speed. Every fiftieth year both people and land were freed. God was always protecting the poor. A slave could commit to his master by having his ear punctured against a door. Read this passage on BibleGateway.com Leviticus 24:1-16  Ultimate Curse for Cursing We hear cursing all the […]

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