Tag: Worship

Exodus 20 on Altars

I read through a few chapters of Exodus last night including chapter 20 which covers altars, and then the section in chapter 27 covering the instructions for how the altar in the tabernacle should look. There is a pretty stark contrast between the two descriptions. Exodus 20:24-26 (NIV) 24 “‘Make an altar of earth for me and

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What Is The Most Important Commandment?

Mark 12:28-34 is one of my favourite examples of Jesus outwitting the questions of the priests, pharisees, teachers etc that were designed to trap or trick him. 28One of the teachers of the law came and heard them debating. Noticing that Jesus had given them a good answer, he asked him, “Of all the commandments,

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Numbers Chapter 1

I found Numbers a really interesting book to read, it elaborates on and explains the law established in Leviticus with real examples. It also provides general information and statistics on the people of Israel, which I thought was interesting too. The first chapter of Numbers is entirely a census that God told Moses to take

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Leviticus Chapter 13 to 27

This section of Leviticus continues on from the first 12 chapters in explaining the law and elaborating on it. There are many interesting laws through here, but there were a couple of things I noticed in particular. The first is that Leviticus 18:22 is the first reference in the law that homosexuality is wrong. Sodom

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Exodus Chapter 18 to 34 (Ten Commandments)

This part of Exodus is largely based around God’s Ten Commandments, and has some really good life advice in general. In chapter 18, Jethro, Moses’ father in law and the priest of Midian comes to visit after hearing everything that God is doing with the Israelites. In verses 13 to 26, after seeing how Moses

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