In the oldest extant Hebrew texts, the word Yahweh has been preserved without the necessary vowels to enable vocalisation. This was a step made by scribes to prevent a reader accidentally and disrespectfully reading God’s proper name aloud. 625 more words
Tags » Exodus
Phillip Graham Ryken
God gave His law to the Israelites to be the standard by which they lived. It was such for hundreds of years. Of course, over time it became a perverted, twisted code that had very little resemblance to what it was when Moses received it. 339 more words
The tabernacle, an incredibly fancy tent designed in detail by God. Ditto yesterday really.
I found myself wondering at the Israelites ability wandering in the desert to be able to make the metal bits required, bronze & gold clasps, the embroidery, the large wood poles. 93 more words
This passage spoke to me today as I was reading in my morning devotional time.
“So the people believed; and when they heard that the Lord was concerned about the sons of Israel and that He had seen their affliction, then they bowed low and worshiped.” 336 more words
We read a children’s Bible to our 4-year-old every night before bed. He always asks a lot of questions, both because he’s genuinely interested, and because each question he asks allows him another minute or two of bedtime delay. 687 more words
The last time I encountered Brielle she was tugging heartstrings and weaving emotive strands via slick, chilled pop vibes like a jazz diva re-invented for modern times. 205 more words