Category: February

  • February 18 – Have No Idols

    Reading Deut. 5:5b-10 Ex. 22:20; 23:13 Lev. 19:4; 26:1 Deut. 16:21-22 Lev. 20:1-5 Deut. 14:1-2 Lev. 19:27-28 Deut. 12:29-31; 13:6-18; 17:2-7; 12:1-15, 17-22, 26-28 Devotional Today’s reading contains passages detailing laws GOD gave the Israelites regarding proper worship and avoiding the worship of idols. GOD was very specific about the position He was to have…

  • February 17 – The LORD Crosses Ahead of You

    Reading Deut. 9:1-11:32 Devotional Moses said to the Israelites: “Hear, O Israel: You are to cross over the Jordan today, and go in to dispossess nations greater and mightier than yourself, cities great and fortified up to heaven, a people great and tall, the descendants of the Anakim, whom you know, and of whom you…

  • February 16 – Parents, Teach Your Kids

    Reading Deut. 4:44-49; 5:1-5a, 22-33; 6:1-25; 7:1-26; 8:1-20 Devotional  In giving his second speech to the Israelites, Moses said: And these words which I command you today shall be in your heart. You shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your house, when you walk by…

  • February 15 – Remember the Past and Learn the Lessons

    Reading Deut. 1:1-4:40 Devotional As Moses is nearing the end of his life on earth he spoke to the children of Israel. The book of Deuteronomy is a collection of the speeches Moses gave during this time. In his first address Moses reminded the Israelites of their past, how GOD had delivered them out of…

  • February 14 – Your Sin will Find You Out

    Reading Num. 27:15-23; 32:1-42 Deut. 4:41-43 Num. 33:50-56 Deut. 25:17-19 Num. 34:1-29; 35:1-8 Devotional As the Israelites were camped across the Jordan River from Jericho, the tribes of Gad and Reuben and half of Manasseh came to Moses with a request: They asked to have their portion of the land inheritance on the east of the Jordan…

  • February 13 – Receiving an Inheritance

    Reading Num. 26:1-65 Devotional GOD told Moses and Eleazar, the priest, to count the men from each tribe who were over 20 years old. There were 601,730 total men in this number. Afterward, GOD said to Moses: To these the land shall be divided as an inheritance, according to the number of names. To a…

  • February 12 – Be Zealous for GOD

    Reading Num. 25:1-18; 31:1-54 Devotional While they were camped nearby, many of the Israelite men began to commit sin against GOD with the Moabite women. GOD was furious and told Moses to take the Israelite leaders and kill those who had sinned with the Moabite women. While Moses and the Israelite leaders were weeping at…

  • February 11 – Who are You Seeking to Please?

    Reading Num. 22:1-24:25 Devotional Balak was the king of Moab. When Balak heard of all the Israelites had done in conquering the Amorites he was afraid. Balak sent messengers to Balaam who was some form of spiritualist who knew about Jehovah, the one true GOD. Balak offered Balaam money to pronounce a curse upon the…

  • February 10 – Good People Mess Up

    Reading Num. 20:1-29; 21:1-35; 33:1-49 Devotional Moses had a very special relationship with GOD, a relationship that was unlike even the prophets. GOD told the Israelites: “Hear now My words: If there is a prophet among you, I, the LORD, make Myself known to him in a vision; I speak to him in a dream.…

  • February 9 – Lessons from Korah

    Reading Num. 16:1-18:32 Devotional After GOD punished Israel for their lack of faith that GOD would give them the victory over the inhabitants of Canaan, a Levite named Korah gathered 250 well-known Israelite leaders and they accused Moses and Aaron of elevating themselves above the rest of the people. When Moses heard this he fell…