Monthly Archives: February 2015

12 Spies Like Us

Reading this title one wonders, “Spies in the Bible?” Yes, this week’s lesson, Numbers 13-14, is all about Israelite spies scoping out the promised land of Canaan.  Having just finished watching season one of The Honorable Woman on Netflix, I … Continue reading

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A Lesson in Gratitude

This week we took a look at Numbers 11-12 and although the notes were entitled Complaints and Opposition, I prefer to explore the flipside of that and talk about gratitude.  The Israelites were such whiners.  Instead of being grateful for … Continue reading

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Our Journey Continues

Last week’s lesson started the fourth book of the Torah, Numbers, where we find Moses preparing the Israelites for their journey from Mount Sinai to the Promised Land, Canaan.  It’s been a year since the Israelites left Egypt and Moses … Continue reading

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Jubilee? Not Quite Yet

I want a Year of Jubilee!  Outlined at the end of Leviticus, every fifty years extraordinary things happened.  Specifically, property was returned to original owners, debt was forgiven, and slaves were liberated.  This was a systematic way for the new … Continue reading

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