Primitive Christianity Revived, Again
Exodus 24 – Moses goes up the mountain again, this time with Aaron, Nadab, Abihu (Aaron’s sons) and 70 elders, but only Moses is permitted to “come close” (24:2).
Moses writes down all that the Lord tells him and in the morning erects an altar and 12 pillars or stones at the foot of the mountain. He sprinkles blood on the altar and puts half of it in large bowls. The people confirm their allegiance to the covenant and he sprinkles the blood from the bowls on them,…Continue
Added by Irene Lape on 4th mo. 5, 2013 at 6:00am — No Comments
Genesis 24:33-67 - They show the servant of Abraham great hospitality; he tells them the whole story about Abraham – his success in making the move he did and the prosperity he came into with God’s help. He explains why his master sent him and how he came to believe that Rebekah was the intended bride for Isaac.
After hearing all the details, Laban and Bethuel [Rebekah’s brother] agree to the marriage; they only ask that she remain with them for ten days. Abraham’s…Continue
Added by Irene Lape on 1st mo. 30, 2013 at 5:56am — No Comments
Genesis 24:1-32 – Abraham is now a very old man. He asks his oldest servant, “the man in charge of his household” (24:2) to take and oath “by putting [his] hand under [his] thigh” (24:2) and swearing that he “will not allow [his] son [Isaac] to marry one of these local Canaanite women” (24:3). He wants his steward to find a woman from the house of Abraham’s father in Haran. He makes it clear he does not want Isaac to travel there EVER. The steward is to go there on his own and…Continue
Added by Irene Lape on 1st mo. 29, 2013 at 6:33am — No Comments
Tobit 13 – A song of praise to God:
Blessed be God who lives forever,
for his reign endures throughout all ages!
By turns he punishes and pardons;
he sends men down to the depths of the underworld
and draws them up from supreme…Continue
Added by Irene Lape on 6th mo. 17, 2012 at 6:16am — No Comments