"Ye shall not add unto the word which I command you, neither shall ye diminish ought from it, that ye may keep the commandments of the LORD your God which I command you." Deuteronomy 4:2 (KJB) God, nor His word ever changes. The One who spoke the Universe into existence is the One who speaks … Continue reading It Never Changes
"Then I said unto you, Dread not, neither be afraid of them." Deuteronomy 1:29 (KJB) This is the fifth book of the Law written by Moses, inspired by God, and fulfilled by God. The words above were written following forty years of wilderness wanderings following an event of drastic unbelief due to fear of the … Continue reading Do Not Be Terrified
"Defile not therefore the land which ye shall inhabit, wherein I dwell: for I the LORD dwell among the children of Israel." Numbers 35:34 (KJB) There is much talk in the U. S. of A. of sanctuary cities as refuges for illegal aliens who are in our Nation. I was reading the above verses of … Continue reading Sanctuary Cities
"But if ye will not drive out the inhabitants of the land from before you; then it shall come to pass, that those which ye let remain of them shall be pricks in your eyes, and thorns in your sides, and shall vex you in the land wherein ye dwell. Moreover it shall come to pass, … Continue reading Dealing With the Evil
"But ye shall offer a sacrifice made by fire for a burnt offering unto the LORD; two young bullocks, and one ram, and seven lambs of the first year: they shall be unto you without blemish..." Numbers 28:19 (KJB) The word blemish means "entire". "Without blemish" tells us that on these sacrifices there could not … Continue reading Without Blemish
"For the LORD had said of them, They shall surely die in the wilderness. And there was not left a man of them, save Caleb the son of Jephunneh, and Joshua the son of Nun." Numbers 26:65 (KJB) There had been an incident at Peor (chapter 25) where the Midianite people, discovering the sinful passions … Continue reading For the LORD Had Said…
"And Balaam rose up, and went and returned to his place: and Balak also went his way." Numbers 24:25 (KJB) Let me share my thoughts on Balaam. It is quite clear to me that he was out for the material reward of his "gift", ie. his ability to use sorcery for good, for cursing, or … Continue reading Balaam Went to his Place
"And the LORD said unto Moses, Fear him not: for I have delivered him into thy hand..." Numbers 21:34a (KJB) Og the king of Bashan was a giant (Deuteronomy 3:11); and that was a typical thing of that land it seems. The children of Israel has experienced rejections from Edom not allowing them to cross … Continue reading The Giants We Face
"And he stood between the dead and the living; and the plague was stayed." Numbers 16:48 (KJB) A company of three - Korah, Dathan, and Abiram challenged the authority of Moses and Aaron in Numbers 16:1-40. They would learn quite quickly that God will judge such rebellion, and the LORD opened the earth and swallowed … Continue reading Will We Never Learn?
"I am the LORD your God, which brought you out of the land of Egypt, to be your God: I am the LORD your God." Numbers 15:41 (KJB) In this sentence is a statement from God Himself of who He is. As He speaks to Moses in the books of the Law the word is … Continue reading The LORD is God
"And the LORD spake suddenly unto Moses, and unto Aaron, and unto Miriam, 'Come out ye three unto the tabernacle of the congregation.' And they three came out. And the LORD came down in the pillar of the cloud, and stood in the door of the tabernacle, and called Aaron and Miriam: and they both came … Continue reading Who Is the Authority?
"And it came to pass, when the ark set forward, that Moses said, 'Rise up, LORD, and let Thine enemies be scattered; and let them that hate Thee flee before Thee.' And when it rested, he said, 'Return, O LORD, unto the many thousands of Israel.'" Numbers 10:35-36 (KJB) The children of Israel never departed the … Continue reading When GOD Leads Us Forward
"And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying,,," Numbers 8:23 (KJB) The question has been, "Does God speak in today's world?" or "How does God speak today?", maybe even, "What modem does God use to speak to us today, or any day?" I will try to answer those questions. First let us address the verse from … Continue reading When GOD Speaks
"The LORD bless thee, and keep thee: the LORD make His face shine upon thee, and be gracious unto thee: the LORD lift up His countenance upon thee, and give thee peace." Numbers 6:24-26 (KJB) The above blessing was given by GOD through Moses to Aaron and his sons, as priests of Israel to bless the people. … Continue reading The LORD Bless You
"According to the commandment of the LORD they were numbered by the hand of Moses, every one according to his service, and according to his burden: thus were they numbered of him, as the LORD commanded Moses." Numbers 4:49 (KJV) The Levites were of the tribe of Levi, from which Aaron was born. During the … Continue reading According to the Commandment
"And the children of Israel did according to all that the LORD commanded Moses: so they pitched by their standards, and so they set forward, every one after their families, according to the house of their fathers." Numbers 2:34 (KJV) We enter today into the fourth book of the Law; Numbers. You will within the … Continue reading Order in the Camp
"These are the commandments, which the LORD commanded Moses for the children of Israel in mount Sinai." Leviticus 27:34 (KJV) The commandments the LORD gave to Israel on Mount Sinai are many. The Ten Commandments given in Exodus 20 are a condensed version of the others given throughout the books of the Law, and Leviticus. … Continue reading The Commandments
"I am the LORD your God, which brought you forth out of the land of Egypt, to give you the land of Canaan, and to be your God." Leviticus 25:38 (KJV) God has just given Israel commandment for being kind to the poor of their people, and then leaves them with a reminder from whence … Continue reading Cause for Kindness
"Ye shall dwell in booths seven days; all that are Israelites born shall dwell in booths: that your generations may know that I made the children of Israel to dwell in booths, when I brought them out of the land of Egypt: I am the LORD your God." Leviticus 23:42-43 (KJV) As Israel journeyed through the … Continue reading For All Generations
"And ye shall be holy unto Me: for I the LORD am holy, and have severed you from other people, that ye should be Mine." Leviticus 20:26 (KJV) I have not made it a secret, in past studies, that Leviticus is a book of the Bible which I am very uncomfortable with. Yet I have … Continue reading You Shall Be Holy
"And they shall no more offer their sacrifices unto devils, after whom they have gone a whoring. This shall be a statute for ever unto them throughout their generations." Leviticus 17:7 (KJV) In the days of Israel becoming a great nation, their deliverance from Egypt, and their journey through the wilderness there were nations wherever … Continue reading The Sacrifices Made
And the priest shall offer the burnt offering and the meat offering upon the altar: and the priest shall make an atonement for him, and he shall be clean. Leviticus 14:20 (KJV) There is cleansing and forgiveness of sin. There is an atonement for sin which makes the cleansing and forgiveness possible. In the thirteenth and … Continue reading Cleansing and Forgiveness
"For I am the LORD your God: ye shall therefore sanctify yourselves, and ye shall be holy; for I am holy: neither shall ye defile yourselves with any manner of creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth. For I am the LORD that bringeth you up out of the land of Egypt, to be your God: … Continue reading Is Holiness Still a Requirement of the Holy GOD?
"And the LORD spake unto Aaron, saying, Do not drink wine nor strong drink, thou, nor thy sons with thee, when ye go into the tabernacle of the congregation, lest ye die: it shall be a statute for ever throughout your generations: and that ye may put difference between holy and unholy, and between unclean and clean; and … Continue reading Having a Clear Mind
"The fire shall ever be burning upon the altar; it shall never go out." Leviticus 6:13(KJV) The question you may raise concerning this verse is, "What fire?" The answer to that question is that it has to do with the fire of the altar of burnt offering. That is the altar near the entrance of … Continue reading The First Fire
Reading for February 03, 2018: Leviticus 1 - 5 "It is a trespass offering: he hath certainly trespassed against the LORD." Leviticus 5:19 (KJV) Overlooked transgression is a sin you may have committed ignorantly, then, realized that you had sinned against Holy God. It is sin which needs repentance just as any other. In the … Continue reading Overlooked Sin
"Thus did Moses: according to all that the LORD commanded him, so did he." Exodus 40:16 (KJV) In the reading of Exodus 39 - 40 this morning I noticed the phrase "...As the LORD commanded Moses" 14 times. It is important for the Christian to realize, and act on what God has said. It is … Continue reading As the LORD Commands
And he made the laver of brass, and the foot of it of brass, of the lookingglasses of the women assembling, which assembled at the door of the tabernacle of the congregation. Exodus 38:8 (KJV) Moses at the command of God has appointed artisans to make certain tools, and furnishings for the work of the … Continue reading What Are You Looking At?