“Be Holy, Because I Am Holy” — God

One very important thing to remember about today’s Bible reading* (and all of our Bible reading and study) is that God’s Word is written for God’s people. When God says, “Be holy,” (Leviticus 19:2, 20:7, 26; 21:6; 1 Peter 1:16) He isn’t telling everyone in the world to be holy. He’s specifically addressing His people….

The Sacrifice of an Unblemished Male

With today’s Bible reading we begin the book of Leviticus (from Greek “According to the Levites”) The work of the Levites (the Jewish Priesthood) is given in meticulous detail. Oftentimes when someone attempts to read through the Bible, they get to Leviticus and lose interest because of all of the details of the Jewish Sacrificial…

God Gets the Last Word — Every Time

Job has raised his questions and voiced his complaints. His friends have spoken their peace. We have seen all of this unfold for thirty-seven chapters. Now, in today’s Bible reading, in just two short chapters and two verses, it’s God’s turn to ask the questions. “Hey, Job, so you think you’re “all that”? Were you…

God, the Creator and Sustainer

God is awesome! At the end of today’s Bible reading, Elihu talks about God’s majesty. He even says that everyone has seen evidence of God. (Job 36:25) This is exactly what Paul says in Romans 1:20. Elihu recognizes that God is beyond mankind’s understanding. And he even talks about the water cycle! All of this…

Mining for Wisdom

Job recounts mankind’s attempts to mine gold, iron, gemstones, and other precious things in today’s Bible reading. But he asks where can someone mine wisdom, which is of far more value than these material things. He then points to God, saying that God knows where to find wisdom and fearing Him is wisdom, and turning…