Category Archives: Devotion

Every Word Established

Follow Me: Law[1] Observations as I follow God through the Chronological Bible Exodus 24:12 [2] After Moses and the leaders of the church ate dinner with God, he tells Moses to “come up on the mountain and stay here.”[3] That … Continue reading

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Powerless

Follow Me: Law[1] Observations as I follow God through the Chronological Bible Exodus 24:1-11 [2] Plowing through the Old Testament is difficult. God is distant, frightening, and death awaits those who approach without an invitation. Only Moses is permitted to … Continue reading

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Self Preservation

Follow Me: Law[1] Observations as I follow God through the Chronological Bible Exodus  20:16; 23:1-3[2] I was sure the KJV said “Thou shalt not lie.” It doesn’t. Apparently, that is a summary to fit the dimensions of Christian gifts on … Continue reading

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Protecting Victims

Follow Me: Law[1] Observations as I follow God through the Chronological Bible Exodus 20:15; 22:1-4[2] God had more to say about stealing than “You shall not steal.” The consequences he imposed compensated the inconvenience to the victim. The judgments deal … Continue reading

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A Work of the Flesh

Follow Me: Law[1] Observations as I follow God through the Chronological Bible Exodus 20:14, 21:1-11 [2] God is the first one to utter the word “adultery” when he spoke the Ten Commandments from Mt. Sinai in the presence of the … Continue reading

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To Kill or Not to Kill

Follow Me: Law[1] Observations as I follow God through the Chronological Bible Exodus  20:13, Chapters 21-23[2] The NKJV says “You shall not murder”. The KJV says “Thou shalt not kill.” Both actions end in death, but there is a definite … Continue reading

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In the Lord

Follow Me: Law[1] Observations as I follow God through the Chronological Bible Exodus 20:12, Ex 21:15,17 [2] The first four commandments God spoke from Mt. Sinai define our relationship with God. The final six define our relationship with one another … Continue reading

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Resting is Holy

Follow Me: Law[1] Observations as I follow God through the Chronological Bible Exodus 20:8-11, 23:10-12 [2] When I stopped studying church doctrine and began to study God I found conflicts. Some churches I’ve attended expected work to the point of … Continue reading

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No Other Gods

Follow Me: Law[1] Observations as I follow God through the Chronological Bible Exodus 20:1-7, 22-23[2] The first command God spoke to the church defined how he wanted to be treated. He did the heavy lifting. He freed them from an … Continue reading

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Bless Them

Follow Me: Law[1] Observations as I follow God through the Chronological Bible Exodus 20:22-26 The churches personal encounter with their God resulted in a strained relationship. Overwhelmed by God’s presence and power they choose to worship him from afar. God … Continue reading

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