Tag: desert

  • Biblical Principle #169: Israel Sentenced to Forty Years of Wandering

    Biblical Principles List Principle God sentenced Israel to forty years of wilderness wandering because they refused to take the land of Canaan and, instead, complained. Explanation When Israel disbelieved that they could take the land of Canaan by defeating the inhabitants who were stronger and mightier than they, GOD punished them. 10 Then all the…

  • October 22 – Jesus is Baptized, Commended, and Tempted

    Reading Luke 3:1-6 Matt. 3:4-6 Luke 3:7-18 Matt. 3:13-17 Luke 3:21-23a Matt. 4:1-11 John 1:19-34 Devotional In about 27 A.D., John the Baptist received the word of GOD while in the desert. He then went into all the country around the Jordan River and preached baptism for repentance and forgiveness of sins. John’s mission was…

  • June 8 – GOD Defeats Moab with Water

    Reading 2 Kings 8:16-17 2 Chron. 21:2-4 2 Kings 3:6-27 2 Chron. 20:34; 21:1, 20a, 6, 7, 11-17, 8-10 Devotional Ahab’s son Joram reigned in Israel during the latter part of Jehoshaphat’s reign in Judah. The king of Moab rebelled against Joram, so he asked Jehoshaphat to go to battle with him, as well as…