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May 13, 2018: Day 29 – Exodus 29

So this is the ordination service of Aaron and his children, but primarily Aaron.  I’ll never forget my ordination, I know, it isn’t about me, but it is interesting how different ordination services are today as opposed to how they … Continue reading

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May 12, 2018: Day 28 – Exodus 28

We need to define some terms here.  First of all, notice how Aaron as the priest is given vestments to wear.   These vestments were to set him apart.  I like the bells that he had on his vestments which were … Continue reading

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May 11, 2018: Day 27 – Exodus 27

We have more details about the tabernacle, and they continue to be impressive.  But notice how this chapter ends.  We find ourselves with the name of Aaron being mentioned who was given the responsibilities of the priesthood, so this whole … Continue reading

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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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