Yearly Archives: 2018

May 10, 2018: Day 26 – Exodus 26

Again, there is a lot of detail, but focus on where the ark of the covenant was to be placed.  Look at vs. 31-34 and you will see that the ark is at the center of all things because that … Continue reading

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May 9, 2018: Day 25 – Exodus 25

What you have before you is the pre-temple place of worship.  The detail that went into describing what had to be done to prepare this place is amazing.  Most of what you have before you is made out of gold, … Continue reading

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May 8, 2018: Day 24 – Exodus 24

This is a very significant chapter for a whole variety of reasons.  Look at the beginning 8 verses which show the meticulous care that Moses had for his people.  He established pillars for each tribe where they could worship their … Continue reading

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May 7, 2018: Day 23 – Exodus 23

I was struck by the statement in vs. 3  that “you shall not be partial to the poor in a lawsuit.”  Now, I always thought that we were supposed to be partial to the poor, but keep in mind that … Continue reading

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May 6, 2018: Day 22 – Exodus 22

I’ll guess I can encourage you not to apply all that you read in this chapter literally to your life today.  Just think what the people of Israel were going through as they were making their way toward the promised … Continue reading

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May 5, 2018: Day 21 – Exodus 21

I’m tempted to avoid the whole discussion of why these laws were really necessary and what application is there for us in this day and age, but I won’t.  There is no justifying the disparity of how men and women … Continue reading

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May 4, 2018: Day 20 – Exodus 20

We find ourselves receiving the 10 Commandments in this chapter.  If you wanted to see another place in the Bible where we find these commandments you can look at Deuteronomy 5.  I’m not going to do a cross section of … Continue reading

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May 3, 2018: Day 19 – Exodus 19

We find ourselves in the precursor to Moses receiving the 10 Commandments.  One of my favorite times of the week is Friday when I lead the preschool in chapel.  During the year they are able to learn the 10 commandments … Continue reading

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May 2, 2018: Day 18 – Exodus 18

One of the hallmarks of the Presbyterian system, which really works by the way, is the presence of committees.  The purpose of committees is to take decision making away from an individual and place it in the hands of the … Continue reading

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May 1, 2018: Day 17 – Exodus 17

I thought we already heard this story but with food instead of water.  Once again the people of Israel complain because they feel that they do not have their needs supplied.  Last chapter it was food, this chapter it is … Continue reading

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