Let Your Spirit Come! (Numbers 11:16-30)

When we talk about the indwelling of the Holy Spirit, most think about the New Testament, right? Something that happened after the death, resurrection and ascension of Jesus (Acts 2). Yet, God’s Spirit came upon certain individuals in the First Testament. Some of those we have already seen in our weekly Scripture readings. Joseph wasContinue reading “Let Your Spirit Come! (Numbers 11:16-30)”

The Glory of God! (Exodus 33:12-34:35)

What just occurred, at the base of God’s holy mountain, was corrupt (32:7), evil (32:22), sinful (32:30-34) or as Moses puts it, a great sin (32:21 – ESV). It is inexcusable, based on covenant laws of the day. The people should be destroyed for such an atrocity. Yet, the people are shown grace through theContinue reading “The Glory of God! (Exodus 33:12-34:35)”

Well, Well, Well… (Exodus 2:15-22)

In almost 27 years of ministry, I have done many weddings, which means I have heard several stories of how couples met. These are always interesting. But how many times have you heard someone meet their future spouse at a well? What about three people? The writer of the Pentateuch records three narratives of importantContinue reading “Well, Well, Well… (Exodus 2:15-22)”