TODAY’S DAILY READING: Deuteronomy 27-28 & Acts 2
Old Testament: Deuteronomy 27- Choose
“And you shall write very plainly all the words of this law.”
On the verge of entering the Land of Promise, Moses reminds the people they have a choice to make. Upon entering the land, they were to gather the entire nation in the valley between Mount Ebal and Mount Gerazim. On one mount, half… Read More
Deuteronomy 28- Head Or Tail
“And the Lord will make you the head and not the tail; you shall be above only, and not be beneath, if you heed the commandments of the Lord your God, which I command you today, and are careful to observe them.”
This verse makes me think of a high school performance where two students are selected to play the horse. One lucky young man get to be the head, while the other is stuck behind him as the tail.
Moses used this visual to remind Israel of the importance of obedience to the Word of God. He explained that if the people chose to live in or accordance with the teachings of Scripture, they would find that their life would be richly blessed. At the same time, if they chose… Read More
New Testament: Acts 2- Pour Out Your Spirit Lord
“And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit…”
The Holy Spirit is the driving force behind all the ministry that will take place in the book of Acts. Jesus had commanded His disciples to go into all the world and proclaim the Gospel message, but before they went, they were to wait for the outpouring of the Holy Spirit. Their personal lives, their ministries, and their world, would forever be changed because the Holy Spirit came upon them.
The outpouring of the Holy Spirit… Read More