Week 34 With All Our Might

Today’s Text: First Chronicles 10-14 Key Text: First Chronicles 13:8 “And David and all Israel were celebrating before God will all their might, even with songs and with lyres, harps, tambourines, cymbals, and with trumpets.” It must have been quite a parade – David and all the people celebrating and worshipping as they transported the… Continue reading Week 34 With All Our Might

Week 30: Holy, Holy, Holy

Week 30: Holy, Holy, Holy Today’s Text: Leviticus 19-21 Key Text: Leviticus 19:1-2 “The LORD said to Moses, ‘Speak to the entire assembly of Israel and say to them: “Be holy, because I, the LORD your God, am holy.”’ If I were to pick only a few verses that, for me, sum up the whole… Continue reading Week 30: Holy, Holy, Holy

Week 27: Holy

Week 27: Holy Today’s Text: Leviticus 10-12 Key Verse: 11:44 “For I am the Lord your God; sanctify yourselves, therefore, and be holy, for I am holy.” In the midst of all the regulation and ritualistic instruction, chapter after chapter of “do this” and “don’t do that” there is this wonderful summation of why any… Continue reading Week 27: Holy


Holiness Today’s Scripture Selection: Ephesians 1:4 “For he chose us in him before the creation of the world to be holy and blameless in his sight.” Are you perfect? Are you blameless? Are you a particularly holy person? You might not think so. Yet Scripture says those who would follow Christ are called to do… Continue reading Holiness

Week 34 Wednesday

Watch What You Watch Today’s scripture selection: Psalms 99-101 Key verses: Psalm 101:2b-3 “I will walk in my house with blameless heart.  I will set before my eyes no vile thing.” Have you ever thought about all the visual stimuli to which you are exposed every single day?  How about that to which you expose… Continue reading Week 34 Wednesday

Week 33 Monday

The Most Holy Things Today’s scripture selection: Numbers 1-4 Key verses: Numbers 4:4 The book of Numbers, like the book of Leviticus, makes one thing pretty clear.  God wanted the people of Israel to do things the right way.  Ritual; order; organization – these weren’t just “good” things to do – they were essential to… Continue reading Week 33 Monday

Week 30 Monday

Be Holy Today’s scripture selection: Leviticus 19-21 Key verses: Leviticus 19:2 It may seem like a tall order, but there it is: “Be holy, because I, the LORD your God, am holy.” And the order was issued to not just the pious; not just the particularly religious, but the whole community – everyone. The people… Continue reading Week 30 Monday

Week 29 Monday

An Open Door Today’s scripture selection: Leviticus 16-17 Key verses: Leviticus 16:2 The LORD said to Moses, “Tell your brother Aaron that he is not to come whenever he chooses into the Most Holy Place behind the curtain….” In the days of desert wandering – access to God had very specific rules.  Ignore them, and… Continue reading Week 29 Monday

Week 28 Monday

A Clean Slate Today’s scripture selection: Leviticus 13-15 Key verses: Leviticus 14:19 “Then the priest is to sacrifice the sin offering and make atonement for the one to be cleansed from their uncleanness.” It’s all about getting “clean.” Chapter after chapter of very specific laws and regulation, addressing every kind of ceremonial uncleanness – that’s… Continue reading Week 28 Monday