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Isaiah 30:15-21

This is what the Sovereign Lord, the Holy One of Israel, says: “In repentance and rest is your salvation, in quietness and trust is your strength, but you would have none of it. 16 You said, ‘No, we will flee on horses.’ Therefore you will flee! You said, ‘We will ride off on swift horses.’ Therefore your pursuers will be swift! 17 A thousand will flee at the threat of one; at the threat of five you will all flee away, till you are left like a...

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Deuteronomy 34:1-12

Then Moses climbed Mount Nebo from the plains of Moab to the top of Pisgah, across from Jericho. There the Lord showed him the whole land—from Gilead to Dan, 2 all of Naphtali, the territory of Ephraim and Manasseh, all the land of Judah as far as the Mediterranean Sea, 3 the Negev and the whole region from the Valley of Jericho, the City of Palms, as far as Zoar. 4 Then the Lord said to him, “This is the land I promised on oath to Abraham,...

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Numbers 27:1-11

The daughters of Zelophehad son of Hepher, the son of Gilead, the son of Makir, the son of Manasseh, belonged to the clans of Manasseh son of Joseph. The names of the daughters were Mahlah, Noah, Hoglah, Milkah and Tirzah. They came forward 2 and stood before Moses, Eleazar the priest, the leaders and the whole assembly at the entrance to the tent of meeting and said, 3 “Our father died in the wilderness. He was not among Korah’s followers, who...

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Numbers 23:18-24

Then he spoke his message: “Arise, Balak, and listen; hear me, son of Zippor. 19 God is not human, that he should lie, not a human being, that he should change his mind. Does he speak and then not act? Does he promise and not fulfill? 20 I have received a command to bless; he has blessed, and I cannot change it. 21 “No misfortune is seen in Jacob, no misery observed[a] in Israel. The Lord their God is with them; the shout of the King is among...

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Numbers 23:5

The Lord put a word in Balaam’s mouth and said, “Go back to Balak and give him this word.” Who can oppose You, Almighty God? You do whatever You please. You turned Balak’s sorcerer into Your messenger. You chose a Gentile to pronounce blessing on Israel and doom upon his own people. Your choice had nothing to do with his holiness, but it had everything to do with Your sovereignty. If You can speak through a donkey, You can certainly speak...

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Leviticus 24: 2

“Command the Israelites to bring you clear oil of pressed olives for the light so that the lamps may be kept burning continually. You, Lord, are the light of the world. We are a multitude of little lamps, ignited from Your flame and set on a hill for the world to see. Keep us full of the holy oil of Your Word and Your Spirit. Where our flames have burned low, we rejoice that You will not extinguish us, but will rekindle us and give us hearts...

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