Million Dollar Lottery

Million Dollar Lottery

Deuteronomy 18:2 “And they shall have no inheritance among their countrymen; the Lord is their portion.” Observation: The “they” in this verse refers to the Levitical priests. Verse 1 says that the priestly tribe of Levi was to have no “portion or inheritance”; they...
What’s So Bad About Blemishes?

What’s So Bad About Blemishes?

Deuteronomy 17:1 “…for that is a detestable thing to the Lord your God.” Observation: Moses has been addressing the Hebrews, giving them God’s guidance before they advance into the Promised Land, and in this verse he addresses qualifications for the sacrifice. The...
Hot Stuff

Hot Stuff

Deuteronomy 9:4 “Do not say in your heart when the Lord your God has driven them out before you, ‘Because of my righteousness the Lord has brought me in to possess this land’ but it is because of the wickedness of these nations that the Lord is dispossessing them...
Yesterday’s Fire

Yesterday’s Fire

2 Chronicles 26:15b “…his fame spread afar for he was marvelously helped until he was strong.” Observation:  Uzziah was one of Israel’s very good kings. Just a lad of 16 when he ascended the throne, this chapter tells the story of his 52-year reign. He was faithful to...
Gasp!

Gasp!

Deuteronomy 14:29b  “…in order that the Lord your God may bless you in all the work of your hands which you may do.” Observation:  This ends the 14th chapter of Deuteronomy, a large part of which is devoted to commands regarding tithing. God expected two tithes from...
Expiration Date

Expiration Date

Deuteronomy 1:6, 8  “…you have stayed long enough at this mountain…go in and possess the land….” Observation:  Verse 2 says that it is an eleven-day journey from Horeb, where the Israelites were camped, to Kadesh-Barnea. Kadesh-Barnea was the place where the...