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Parashah Bemidbar (In the Wilderness) Numbers 1 - 4:20

This is the 4th book of the Torah, and whereas Vayikra was mostly ordinances and regulations, this book is more historical, although we do have the laws about wearing tzitzit, the regulations regarding jealousy, the Red Heifer, the menorah and Nazarite vows. 818 more words


The tribe of Levi: In the world, but not of the world

05.22.2015 Old Testament: 1Ch 6.66–81

To read the Bible in a year, read First Chronicles 6–7 on May 22, In the year of our Lord 2015… 242 more words

1 Chronicles

Be to me like the Levites

For just one second and a half up in the nothingness, I stopped screaming and admired the sky in its magnificent glory…

For the rest of the rides, I screamed my lungs out and had my inner organs jumbled up. 749 more words


For the Kingdom

Today’s Reading:  1 Chronicles 24 – 26

“Of the Izharites, Chenaniah and his sons were for the outward business over Israel, for officers and judges. And of the Hebronites, Hashabiah and his brethren, men of valour, a thousand and seven hundred, were officers among them of Israel on this side Jordan westward in all the business of the LORD, and in the service of the king.

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The High Priest of a New Covenant

Here are my thoughts on Hebrews 8.

Summary: The author begins by summarizing the preceding discussion as follows:

  • believers have a high priest – Jesus Christ – who sits at the right hand of God…
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Nehemiah 9: Confession

The Israelites gathered together again in the same month to confess before God. They were penitent and fasted, wearing sack cloth. They were separated from the foreigners – I think this refers to the casting away of their foreign wives as mentioned in Ezra. 264 more words


The census wasn't even needed

Duties of Temple officials and other jobs, tribal leaders, David instructs Solomon on building the Temple: 1 Chronicles 26–28

After a long list of Levites and all their duties they would have in the soon-to-be-built Temple, there’s another list of military commanders. 173 more words