Take Stock

Take Stock Today’s Scripture Selection: Numbers 1:1-2 “The LORD spoke to Moses in the wilderness of Sinai, in the tent of meeting, on the first day of the second month, in the second year after they had come out of the land of Egypt, saying: Take a census of the whole congregation of Israelites…” As… Continue reading Take Stock

Holy to the Lord

Today’s Scripture Selection: Leviticus 27:30 “All tithes from the land, whether the seed from the ground or the fruit of the tree, are the LORD’s; they are holy to the LORD.” At the end of the book of Leviticus, one final point is made that sums up much of the book. That which is given… Continue reading Holy to the Lord

Rain In Its Season

Rain in Its Season Today’s Scripture Selection: Leviticus 26:3 “If you follow my decrees and are careful to obey my commands, I will send you rains in its season, and the ground will yield its crops and the trees their fruit. Your threshing will continue until grape harvest and the grape harvest will continue until… Continue reading Rain In Its Season

The First and Best

Today’s Scripture Selection: Leviticus 23:10 The LORD said to Moses, “Speak to the Israelites and say to them: ‘When you enter the land I am going to give you and you reap its harvest, bring to the priest a sheaf of the first grain you harvest. It was a matter of faith, and a sign… Continue reading The First and Best

Sacred Assembly

Today’s Scripture Selection: Leviticus 23:3 “There are six days when you may work, but the seventh day is a Sabbath of rest, a day of sacred assembly.  You are not to do any work; wherever you live, it is a Sabbath to the LORD.” Permit me to say something very “preacher-like.” Much is said about… Continue reading Sacred Assembly

Holy, Holy, Holy

Today’s Scripture Selection: Leviticus 23:1 (As we resume our chronological walk through the scriptures, we are jumping ahead to Leviticus, chapter 23.  Here, after we have been presented with the various rules and regulations regarding worship, we are reminded that at their core, they remind the people of one critical thing: the holiness of God… Continue reading Holy, Holy, Holy

Glory and Peace

Today’s Scripture Selection: Luke 2:12-13 “This will be a sign to you: You will find a baby wrapped in cloths and lying in a manger.” Suddenly a great company of the heavenly host appeared with the angel, praising God and saying, “Glory to God in the highest heaven, and on earth peace to those on… Continue reading Glory and Peace

The News

The News Today’s Scripture Selection: Luke 2:11 “Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; he is the Messiah, the Lord.” Every day, often several times a day, on our TV, our radio, our smartphone, our iPad we get the “news”. Sometimes it’s encouraging, often it is not. Sometimes it’s… Continue reading The News

Fear Not

Fear Not Today’s Scripture Selection: Luke 2:8-10 “And there were shepherds living out in the fields nearby, keeping watch over their flocks at night. An angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were terrified. But the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid.… Continue reading Fear Not

No Room

No Room Today’s Scripture Selection: Luke 2:4-7 “Joseph also went up from the town of Nazareth in Galilee to Judea, to Bethlehem the town of David, because he belonged to the house and line of David. He went there to register with Mary, who was pledged to be married to him and was expecting a… Continue reading No Room