February 9th, 2023

‭‭ ‭‭Numbers‬ ‭20‬:‭1‬-‭6‬, ‭8‬-‭13‬ ‭NIV: “In the first month the whole Israelite community arrived at the Desert of Zin, and they stayed at Kadesh. There Miriam died and was buried.  Now there was no water for the community, and the people gathered in opposition to Moses and Aaron. They quarreled with Moses and said, “If […]

February 8th, 2023

‭‭Exodus‬ ‭18‬:‭13‬-‭26‬ ‭NIV‬‬ “The next day Moses took his seat to serve as judge for the people, and they stood around him from morning till evening. When his father-in-law saw all that Moses was doing for the people, he said, “What is this you are doing for the people? Why do you alone sit as […]

February 7th, 2023

‭‭Exodus‬ ‭4‬:‭1‬-‭17‬ ‭NIV: Moses answered, “What if they do not believe me or listen to me and say, ‘The Lord did not appear to you’?”  Then the Lord said to him, “What is that in your hand?”  ‘A staff,’ he replied.  The Lord said, “Throw it on the ground.”  Moses threw it on the ground […]

February 6th, 2023

Exodus 3: 1-10 NIV: “Now Moses was tending the flock of Jethro his father-in-law, the priest of Midian, and he led the flock to the far side of the wilderness and came to Horeb, the mountain of God. There the angel of the Lord appeared to him in flames of fire from within a bush. […]

February 5th, 2023

Exodus 1:22 – 2:10 NRSV  “Then Pharaoh gave this order to all his people: “Every Hebrew boy that is born you must throw him into the Nile, but let every girl live. “Now a man of the tribe of Levi married a Levite woman, and she became pregnant and gave birth to a son. When […]

February 4th, 2023

“Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see.” ‭‭Hebrews‬ ‭11‬:‭1‬ ‭NIV‬‬ “And what more shall I say? I do not have time to tell about Gideon, Barak, Samson and Jephthah, about David and Samuel and the prophets, who through faith conquered kingdoms, administered justice, and gained […]

February 3rd, 2023

Judges‬ ‭8‬:‭1‬-‭3‬ ‭NIV‬‬ “Now the Ephraimites asked Gideon, “Why have you treated us like this? Why didn’t you call us when you went to fight Midian?” And they challenged him vigorously.  But he answered them, “What have I accomplished compared to you? Aren’t the gleanings of Ephraim’s grapes better than the full grape harvest of […]

February 2nd, 2023

‭‭Judges‬ ‭7‬:‭1‬-‭8‬ ‭NIV‬‬ “Early in the morning, Jerub-Baal (that is, Gideon) and all his men camped at the spring of Harod. The camp of Midian was north of them in the valley near the hill of Moreh. The Lord said to Gideon, “You have too many men. I cannot deliver Midian into their hands, or […]