Old Testament Walk Through: Numbers

1. Divine Provision
We have several illustration in Numbers of the ways in which God provides for his people. For example, 20:1—11; 21:1—9; 27:1—11 (see 36:1—12); 27:12—23 ; 35:1—5; 35:6—28. Think of ways in which God provides for his people today.

2. Divine Displeasure
One of the sadder aspects of Numbers is the fact that … Read the rest

Old Testament Walk Through: Leviticus

Leviticus means “about the Levites.” Levites were the tribe chosen by God to be His priests. They were taken in place of the first­born of all Israelites. The first­born was commanded by God as devoted to Him. See Numbers 3:11—13.

Holiness

The key to understanding Leviticus is holiness. In Leviticus 11:44, 45 God says, “I … Read the rest

Old Testament Walk Through: Exodus 1–19

Exodus means “exit” or “departure.”

The Blood of the Lamb 

“The blood will be a sign for you on the houses where you are; and when I see the blood, I will pass over you.” (Exodus 12:13 NIV). “For Christ, our Passover lamb, has been sacrificed” (1 Corinthians 5:7b NIV).

The Holiness of God

“Who

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I Wanna Go Home!

It is only when you get lost somewhere that you realize, “I simply wanna go home!”

The moment you realize you are lost is a starting point.

You can choose to give up everything as lost. Or, you can start redirecting your steps towards home. In your mind’s eye you can think of your tearful … Read the rest

For I Know the Plans I Have For You!

586 B. C. A nation was being led into exile and captivity. Only few were left. All that they had pinned their hopes on were now gone–their city, the well fortified city of Jerusalem; it was destroyed, and their temple, the magnificent temple of great splendour that Solomon built; it was burnt to the ground.… Read the rest

Can I Earn My Forgiveness?

So many people suffer from guilt. It need not be a great crime like murder that troubles, but it can be the little wrongs they have done.

Their past haunts them.
They suffer silently as their minds torture them.
They feel someone accusing them all the time.
Unable to open up to anyone they carry … Read the rest

Old Testament Walk Through: Genesis 1–11

Genesis means, “beginnings.” Without this book we cannot know how God made us.

1. Some Important Actions of God

God created. Genesis 1:1 tells us that “In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.” He did not create the earth to be empty, but formed it to be inhabited (Isaiah 45:18) [That … Read the rest