06/24/21 Daily Devotion – So you don’t forget!

“The Lord said to Moses, ‘Consecrate to me every firstborn male. The first offspring of every womb among the Israelites belongs to me, whether man or animal.’” (Exodus 13:1, 2 NIV84) I find this section of Scripture fascinating! The Lord had just saved the firstborn of all the Israelites from the 10th plague via the […]

06/22/21 Daily Devotion – Passover restrictions!

“The whole community of Israel must celebrate it. ‘An alien living among you who wants to celebrate the Lord’s Passover must have all the males in his household circumcised; then he may take part like one born in the land. No uncircumcised male may eat of it. The same law applies to the native-born and […]

06/21/21 Daily Devotion – The Lord kept vigil!

“Because the Lord kept vigil that night to bring them out of Egypt, on this night all the Israelites are to keep vigil to honor the Lord for the generations to come.” (Exodus 12:42 NIV84) Over the years, I have read the book of Exodus quite a few times, but today this verse just jumped […]

06/19/21 Daily Devotion – Generational responsibility!

“And when your children ask you, ‘What does this ceremony mean to you?’ then tell them, ‘It is the Passover sacrifice to the Lord, who passed over the houses of the Israelites in Egypt and spared our homes when he struck down the Egyptians.’ Then the people bowed down and worshiped.” (Exodus 12:26, 27 NIV84) If […]

06/16/21 Daily Devotion – Live like you’re leaving!

“This is how you are to eat it: with your cloak tucked into your belt, your sandals on your feet and your staff in your hand. Eat it in haste; it is the Lord’s Passover.” (Exodus 12:11 NIV84) As you read the instructions the Lord gave the Israelites, you can’t help but see a constant theme. […]

06/14/21 Daily Devotion – God expects our best!

“The animals you choose must be year-old males without defect, and you may take them from the sheep or the goats.” (Exodus 12:5 NIV84) A 1-year-old lamb or goat was a small price to pay for the protection of your firstborn child. This is what God asked of every Israelite family on the day of […]

06/13/21 Daily Devotion – God changes the calendar!

“The Lord said to Moses and Aaron in Egypt, ‘This month is to be for you the first month, the first month of your year.'” (Exodus 12:1, 2 NIV84) How significant was the Passover to the Hebrew people? It was so significant that the Lord changed the entire way His people saw their present and […]