Monthly Archives: February 2014

Leviticus 3 Laws for Peace Offering

Feb 27, 2014  |  Leviticus, Old Testament  |  No Comments

This is a fairly short chapter, with great similarity among the three types of animals being offered for a peace offering.  In all cases, God commands that the fat, the kidneys…

Leviticus 2 God Gives Moses the Laws for Grain Offerings

Feb 26, 2014  |  Leviticus, Old Testament  |  No Comments

Raw Grain Offerings

When I consider the laws for presenting raw grain offerings, I am struck that grain doesn’t stand alone, but is mixed with oil and frankincense. Also, a small amount…

Leviticus 1 God Gives Moses the Law for Burnt Offerings

Feb 24, 2014  |  Leviticus, Old Testament  |  No Comments

God Speaks to Moses at the Tent of Meeting

I almost missed this when reading the first section of the passage, but a footnote on one of the translations I read brought it to the…

Exodus 40 Consecration of the Tabernacle

Feb 21, 2014  |  Exodus, Old Testament  |  No Comments

God Commands Moses to Set Up the Tabernacle

Now that the pieces are all complete, God commands Moses to set up the tabernacle.

It amazes me that Almighty God cares about every detail…

Exodus 39 Completion of the Tabernacle

Feb 20, 2014  |  Exodus, Old Testament  |  No Comments

This chapter could almost be renamed “As the LORD commanded them” since every paragraph reiterates that each beautiful, rich, piece of work was done as the LORD had commanded Moses.

With the…

Exodus 37-38 Making Everything for the Tabernacle

Feb 18, 2014  |  Exodus, Old Testament  |  No Comments

These two chapters are summarized for me in one verse:

As we see Bezalel carrying out God’s commands, we can see the marvel of the materials, craftsmanship and beauty.  God’s creative power…

Exodus 36 God Gives Skill and Intelligence to Craftsmen

Feb 7, 2014  |  Exodus, Old Testament  |  No Comments

Since in this study, I am focusing solely on what God says or does or what is said about him, only the first part of the chapter is relevant.

Nevertheless, even in…