From today’s reading in the One Year Chronological Bible dated 2/8:

God goes on to give further instructions regarding the care of His people such as virgins, strangers, widows and orphans. He also gives instructions for 3 annual feasts: Feast of Unleavened Bread (Passover), Feast of Harvest (Pentecost), and the Feast of Ingathering (Feast of Booths or Tabernacle). The Lord then tells His people that an Angel will go before them to bring them into the place the Lord has prepared for them. He tells the people to obey the Angel and if they obey, the Lord will be an “enemy to your enemy and an adversary to your adversaries”. He says He will cut off all the Amorites, Hittites, Perizzites, Canaanites, Hivites, and the Jebusites but it won’t happen “in one year, lest the land become desolate and the beasts of the field become too numerous for you”. Once again, not the quick and easy way but the way that is for their good! Then, He warns the people NOT to make covenants with the people around them nor serve their gods. He knows this will lead to their destruction. Remember what happened when Seth’s descendants who were calling upon the name of the Lord began intermarrying with Cain’s descendants who weren’t? It wasn’t pretty. 🌧🌊 God’s instructions for His people are always for their good and His glory. So Moses tells all the people the Lord’s instructions and they say “All that the Lord has said we will do, and be obedient”. Really? Will they really? 🤔 Keep reading to find out!

(Exodus 22:16-24:18)

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