You have lived on the earth in pleasure and luxury; you have fattened your hearts as in a day of slaughter. James 5:5
The thought continues from the previous verses. James has been addressing the rich, condemning them for their abusive lifestyles. After mentioning how the rich man harms others, he now turns to how they treat themselves, beginning with, “You have lived on the earth in pleasure.” Here is a word found only this once in Scripture.… Read the rest
Numbers 28:1-10 The Daily and Sabbath Day Offerings
I’m going to be honest Charlie and admit that coming to this chapter made me go kind of “huuuuuh.” We have gone through sacrifices and offerings in Exodus, in Leviticus (well, a few in Leviticus), and then more in Numbers.
I wasn’t so winded by the thought of more offerings, but by the thought that there would be nothing new – or at least refreshing – as a reminder, that would keep me plugging along at a steady pace as I researched and typed.… Read the rest