Leviticus 13 to 14 – The law of the leper

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The passage The law of the leper is found in Lev 13 and 14. Here is an extract. (Lev 13:1-3 NIV)  The LORD said to Moses and Aaron, {2} "When anyone has a swelling or a rash or a bright spot on his skin that may become an infectious skin disease, he must be brought to Aaron the priest or to one of his sons who is a priest. {3} The priest is to examine the sore on his skin, and if the hair in the sore has turned white and the sore appears to be more than skin deep, it is an infectious skin disease. When the priest examines him, he shall pronounce him ceremonially unclean. Verse after verse talks about the diagnosis of leprosy and how to deal…
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Numbers 7 – Offerings to the Lord

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The passage (Num 7 NIV)  When Moses finished setting up the tabernacle, he anointed it and consecrated it and all its furnishings. He also anointed and consecrated the altar and all its utensils. {2} Then the leaders of Israel, the heads of families who were the tribal leaders in charge of those who were counted, made offerings. {3} They brought as their gifts before the LORD six covered carts and twelve oxen--an ox from each leader and a cart from every two. These they presented before the tabernacle. {4} The LORD said to Moses, {5} "Accept these from them, that they may be used in the work at the Tent of Meeting. Give them to the Levites as each man's work requires." {6} So Moses took the carts and oxen…
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Joshua 12 to 21 – The division of the land

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The passage The whole of chapter 12 consists of names of kings who have been conquered by Joshua. For example… (Josh 12:1-3 NIV)  These are the kings of the land whom the Israelites had defeated and whose territory they took over east of the Jordan, from the Arnon Gorge to Mount Hermon, including all the eastern side of the Arabah: {2} Sihon king of the Amorites, who reigned in Heshbon. He ruled from Aroer on the rim of the Arnon Gorge--from the middle of the gorge--to the Jabbok River, which is the border of the Ammonites. This included half of Gilead. {3} He also ruled over the eastern Arabah from the Sea of Kinnereth to the Sea of the Arabah (the Salt Sea ), to Beth Jeshimoth, and then southward…
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Genealogy of Jesus

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The passage (Mat 1:1-17 NIV)  A record of the genealogy of Jesus Christ the son of David, the son of Abraham: {2} Abraham was the father of Isaac, Isaac the father of Jacob, Jacob the father of Judah and his brothers, {3} Judah the father of Perez and Zerah, whose mother was Tamar, Perez the father of Hezron, Hezron the father of Ram, {4} Ram the father of Amminadab, Amminadab the father of Nahshon, Nahshon the father of Salmon, {5} Salmon the father of Boaz, whose mother was Rahab, Boaz the father of Obed, whose mother was Ruth, Obed the father of Jesse, {6} and Jesse the father of King David. David was the father of Solomon, whose mother had been Uriah's wife, {7} Solomon the father of Rehoboam, Rehoboam…
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Exodus 25 to 40 – The Tabernacle

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The passage The Lord tells Moses what to make in chapters 25-28 and 30. Then Moses tells us what was made in chapters 36-40, in nearly the same words we heard previously. For example, (Exo 25:10-12 NIV)  "Have them make a chest of acacia wood--two and a half cubits long, a cubit and a half wide, and a cubit and a half high. {11} Overlay it with pure gold, both inside and out, and make a gold molding around it. {12} Cast four gold rings for it and fasten them to its four feet, with two rings on one side and two rings on the other. (Exo 37:1-3 NIV)  Bezalel made the ark of acacia wood--two and a half cubits long, a cubit and a half wide, and a cubit…
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