The book of Numbers starts off with Moses taking count of every man over the age of twenty, tribe by tribe, and then giving instruction on the layout of how they are to set up camp and march from place to place. Sometimes I don't understand the relevance of some parts of the Bible. But I [...]


The entire book of Leviticus is a compilation of detailed instructions, from all the different types of offerings, to what makes someone unclean, what they have to do to become clean, what you can and can't eat, how to treat one another, who you can and cannot have sex with, the different feasts, you name [...]


This is a long post but please read to the end!!! In Exodus we read about Moses and Pharaoh and the plagues...and on through the beginning of the Israelite's 40 year journey through the dessert. Several things speak to me... From the time Moses escaped Egypt to the time God called him to free the [...]

Genesis (Part 4)

We finish Genesis with the life of Joseph. In my last post I talked about stewardship. What better example than the man who remained faithful to God through many years of trials and whom God, in turn, used to save the masses. For those who don't know the story of Joseph, here's a summarized rundown. [...]

Genesis (Part 2)

We all know the story of Noah's Ark and, like so many other stories from the Bible, it is familiar, which I believe causes it to lose its significance. Just think about it: The Bible tells us Noah was 500 years old when he had his sons and "Noah was 600 years old when the [...]

Genesis (Part 1)

Reading through the Old Testament for the first time was like reading a novel of stories. Understanding the events of what took place but not getting out of it everything God intended because I was reading just to read (which was not a bad thing because at least I was reading). When I finished reading [...]