We Belong to God (Numbers 3)

Numbers 3:13 Because all the firstborn are mine; for on the day that I smote all the firstborn in the land of Egypt I hallowed unto me all the firstborn in Israel, both man and beast: mine shall they be: I am the Lord. The firstborn children of Israel were spared the night that the […]

Able to Go Forth to War (Numbers 1)

Numbers 1:3 3 From twenty years old and upward, all that are able to go forth to war in Israel: thou and Aaron shall number them by their armies. The nation of Israel had 603,550 men twenty years old and upward that were able to go forth to war (1:45-46). This was important because they […]

Romania Trip | Job Series | Gibbons Visiting

Last week, a team of eight people from our church went on a missions trip to Romania. We had a great time visiting with Missionary Johnny McGeorge-Oanta, Pastor Remus Oanta, the team of Christian workers, and the various local churches. Johnny visited our church recently and shared about the work there. It was great to […]

Faith in God’s Economics (Leviticus 25)

Leviticus 25:18–19 18 Wherefore ye shall do my statutes, and keep my judgments, and do them; and ye shall dwell in the land in safety. 19 And the land shall yield her fruit, and ye shall eat your fill, and dwell therein in safety. It would have taken faith on their part to obey God’s […]

God Doesn’t Want Our Leftovers (Leviticus 22)

Leviticus 22:24 24 Ye shall not offer unto the Lord that which is bruised, or crushed, or broken, or cut; neither shall ye make any offering thereof in your land. The offerings they brought to the Lord were to be “without blemish” (22:19). Anything that was blemished in any way – bruised, crushed, broken or […]

Don’t Defile Yourself (Leviticus 21)

Leviticus 21:1 1 And the Lord said unto Moses, Speak unto the priests the sons of Aaron, and say unto them, There shall none be defiled for the dead among his people: Special instructions are given in Leviticus 21 for the Levitical priests so that they would not defile themselves or the tabernacle. There are […]

Cleansed from Uncleanness!​ (Leviticus 14)

Leviticus 14:19 19 And the priest shall offer the sin offering, and make an atonement for him that is to be cleansed from his uncleanness; and afterward he shall kill the burnt offering: As traumatic as the diagnosis of leprosy was in Leviticus 13, the ceremony celebrating cleansing from leprosy was even more dramatic! Once […]

Snode Ministry Update

It is so exciting to watch God build and grow His church. I really enjoy helping people discover and use their spiritual gifts, and then watch as God uses them in the ministry. Since the constitution of the church last month, we have continued to see good progress with people inviting their friends to church, […]

Unclean (Leviticus 13)

Leviticus 13:45 And the leper in whom the plague is, his clothes shall be rent, and his head bare, and he shall put a covering upon his upper lip, and shall cry, Unclean, unclean. Leviticus 13 contains instructions for how the priests were to identify genuine leprosy so that those with this disease (uncurable at […]

Grace and Compassion For All (Leviticus​ 12)

Leviticus 12:8 And if she be not able to bring a lamb, then she shall bring two turtles, or two young pigeons; the one for the burnt offering, and the other for a sin offering: and the priest shall make an atonement for her, and she shall be clean. All through the Bible, we find […]