Tag: firstborn

  • Biblical Principle #275: Inheritance Right of Firstborn Sons

    Biblical Principles List Principle In the Law of Moses, God included a provision to ensure firstborn sons received the traditional double share of their father’s inheritance. Explanation The Law of Moses allowed for polygamy, as was common in ancient cultures, dating back to Cain’s great-great-great-grandson, Lamech, per Genesis 4:19. A man having multiple wives introduces…

  • May 4 – Seeing GOD in the Psalms (Part 16)

    Reading Psalm 122; 124; 133; 134; 135; 136; 138 Devotional Psalm 124 If GOD had not been on our side when our enemies attacked, we would have been destroyed. Instead, He has kept us from harm. Our help is in the name of the LORD, the Maker of heaven and earth. Psalm 133 It is…

  • January 26 – GOD’s Deliverance; Man’s Response

    Reading Ex. 13:17-15:21 Devotional On the night that GOD killed the firstborn of the Egyptians, Pharaoh immediately sent the children of Israel out of the land, just as GOD told Moses it would happen. But GOD had one more miracle to show Pharaoh. Shortly after the Hebrews began their journey out of Egypt, Pharaoh’s heart…

  • January 25 – The Importance of Memorials

    Reading Ex. 12:1-13:16 Devotional GOD told Moses that He would bring one final plague upon Egypt and then Pharaoh would drive the children of Israel out of the land. GOD was going to kill the firstborn of every Egyptian. GOD gave Moses specific instructions for what the Hebrews must do to avoid this plague coming…

  • February 6 – Packing the Tabernacle

    Reading Num. 3:14-39; 4:1-49; 3:40-51 Devotional After GOD instructed the Israelites how they were to arrange their camps by tribe, He instructed them on how they should pack the tabernacle and its furnishings when they moved locations. As He had been in previous instructions, GOD was very specific about which families of the Levites would…