Month: December 2011

Quail From The Lord: Numbers 11

Numbers 9:18-23: 18 At the LORD’s command the Israelites set out, and at his command they encamped. As long as the cloud stayed over the tabernacle, they remained in camp. 19 When the cloud remained over the tabernacle a long time, the Israelites obeyed the LORD’s order and did not set out. 20 Sometimes the cloud was over the tabernacle only a few days; at the LORD’s command they would encamp, and ...[Read More]

Samson: Judges 13-16

1.  Numbers 6:1-8: 1 The LORD said to Moses, 2 “Speak to the Israelites and say to them: ‘If a man or woman wants to make a special vow, a vow of dedication to the LORD as a Nazirite, 3 they must abstain from wine and other fermented drink and must not drink vinegar made from wine or other fermented drink. They must not drink grape juice or eat grapes or raisins. 4 As long as they remain under the ...[Read More]

Israel Asks For A King: 1 Samuel 8

It’s not uncommon for the children of the anointed to fail. Cain, the son of Adam is the first murderer. Two sons of Aaron, Nadab and Abihu fall dead when they make an unauthorized offering. Earlier in the book of 1 Samuel, Eli’s sons are corrupt and wicked priests who are killed after making themselves contemptible. David’s son, Absalom, turns on his father and commits treason. So, it is not a co ...[Read More]