Tag: leprosy

  • Biblical Principle #228: Israel to Ceremonially Cleanse

    Biblical Principles List Principle Under the Law of Moses, an Israelite was to purify themselves following specific events that made them ceremonially unclean to GOD. Explanation In the Law of Moses, GOD specified four categories of uncleanness that required a form of ceremonial cleansing: Here is what the Law said about each of these categories:…

  • October 24 – Jesus Begins the Great Galilean Ministry

    Reading Matt. 4:12-17; Luke 4:14-15 Luke 4:16-30 Luke 5:1-10a Matt. 4:18-22; Luke 5:10b-11 Mark 1:21-38 Matt. 4:23-25 Mark 1:40-45; 2:1-12 Devotional After Jesus heard that John the Baptist had been imprisoned by Herod, He returned to Galilee, staying in Capernaum. From this point forward Jesus began preaching repentance because the kingdom of heaven was near.…

  • June 22 – The Sins Keep Piling Up for Judah, Israel

    Reading Amos 7:10-17 2 Kings 14:28-29; 15:8-18 2 Chron. 26:16-21 Devotional As Amos concluded his prophecy against the nations and, in particular, against Israel, the idolatrous priest Amaziah went to Jeroboam II, king of Israel and accused Amos of raising a conspiracy against him. Amaziah rebuked Amos and told him to go back to Judah,…

  • June 10 – Chariots of Fire and Naaman is Healed

    Reading 2 Chron. 21:18 2 Kings 6:8-23; 8:3-6; 5:1-27; 6:24-7:20 Devotional Today’s reading contains multiple miracles that GOD performed through the prophet Elisha. For today’s devotional we will consider two of them. Chariots of Fire The king of Aram [Syria] was at war with Israel, but when he would send forces to a location, GOD would reveal it…

  • 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…