Tag: cleanse

  • Biblical Principle #250: Bloodshed Pollutes the Land

    Biblical Principles List Principle Under the Law of Moses, God explained that bloodshed, such as murder, pollutes the land, and only the bloodshed of the guilty cleanses the land. Explanation People often refer to “the God of the Old Testament” as being cold, vindictive, and harsh. One reason they typically cite is the numerous “death…

  • Biblical Principle #134: Israel Waited Three Days for God at Sinai

    Biblical Principles List Principle Upon accepting God’s covenant, Israel waited three days for God to appear at Mount Sinai. Explanation Once Israel accepted GOD’s covenant at Mount Sinai, GOD told them to prepare for His arrival three days from then. 10 Again the Lord said to Moses, “Go down and solemnly charge the people and…

  • Biblical Baptism, Part 18 (Baptism and a Wedding)

    Have you considered the role that baptism plays in the union of Christ and His bride, the church? This is pretty cool; check it out! Welcome to part 18 of my biblical baptism series. The posts build on each other, so check out the previous posts below: Download series as a PDF Apologies: I haven’t…

  • Biblical Baptism, Part 13 (Does it Matter Why You’re Baptized?)

    From GOD’s perspective, does it make a difference why a person is baptized? Or, does He simply care that the person was baptized, regardless of the reason? Welcome to part 13 of my biblical baptism series. These posts build on each other. If you need to catch up, here are links to the previous posts:…

  • November 10 – The Final Week, Sunday and Monday

    Reading John 12:12-13 Matt. 21:1-7; Mark 11:1-7; Luke 19:29-35; John 12:14-16 Mark 11:8-10; Luke 19:36-44 Matt. 21:10-11; John 12:17-19 Mark 11:11-18; Luke 19:47-48 Matt. 21:14-16 John 12:20-36 Mark 11:19 Devotional As the Passover Feast of 30 A.D. approaches, Jesus finishes His journey to Jerusalem, knowing that He is marching towards His death. When the crowd…

  • October 2 – Zechariah’s Final Vision

    Reading Zech. 9:1-14:21 Devotional Some unknown years later, Zechariah receives one final vision from GOD. This vision refers in part to Jesus and to the eventual destruction of Jerusalem in 70 A.D. For today’s devotional, we want to focus on the new details that GOD reveals regarding future events from Jesus’ life. Jesus is referred to…

  • June 11 – GOD Purges Judah and Israel

    Reading 2 Kings 8:23-24a; 2 Chron. 21:19, 20b 2 Kings 8:24b-26; 9:29; 2 Chron. 22:1-4 2 Kings 8:7-15, 28; 9:14b, 15a; 8:29b 2 Kings 9:1-14a, 15b-27; 2 Chron. 22:7 2 Kings 9:30-37; 10:1-14; 2 Chron. 22:8 2 Kings 9:28; 2 Chron. 22:9 2 Kings 10:15-17 Devotional Today’s reading is filled with terrible bloodshed, people killing people.…

  • February 25 – Purification

    Reading Lev. 12:1-8; 14:1-32; 15:13-15, 28-30; 19:11-22, 1-10 Devotional GOD gave the Israelites commands regarding what to do in the event that they became unclean. An Israelite could become unclean for a number of reasons, including bodily fluids, having a baby, being in contact with a dead body, or having a disease such as leprosy. For each situation…