Tag Archives: Israelites

Enough for today

What if you started every day knowing that God would provide exactly what you needed for that day? Isn’t that what we pray when we say, “Give us this day our daily bread”? Isn’t that what we mean when we … Continue reading

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Number the Stars

Jesse Tree Day 4: I love the story of Abraham. He is a man of complete faith, trust, and obedience. You have to wonder what compelled him to do the things he did. God calls him out of the blue, … Continue reading

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Bad Things

Do you wonder why God allows bad things to happen? Or maybe even if God makes bad things happen? It’s a tough one, isn’t it? I believe that sometimes things just happen, or God lets them happen because there must … Continue reading

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Standing Still

Have you ever really read the passages about the crossing of the Red Sea? I have, several times. But, today I found something that I had missed every time. So, the Israelites have just been freed from Egypt. Pretty impressive … Continue reading

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Follow Me 11

Next we go to dinner. Jesus eats a Passover meal with his disciples, and remembers how God delivered the Israelites from slavery. There is an incredible amount of meaning in this particular Last Supper. Jesus clearly tells us to come … Continue reading

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What do you hear?

Last weekend’s readings were a little tough. The first one (Ezekiel 2:2-5) was God telling Ezekiel to speak to the Israelites, but explained that they were stubborn, and known for rebelling against God. Tough crowd to say the least. The … Continue reading

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Daily Bread

The next part of the Our Father has made me wonder.  “Give us this day our daily bread”.  My English teachers are probably cringing, but I’ve wondered – is it “give us our daily bread today”, or “give us this … Continue reading

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