Second Chances

by ARLENE PELLICANE “But the LORD said to Moses and Aaron, ‘Because you did not trust in me enough to honor me as holy in the sight of the Israelites, you will not bring this community into the land I give them.’” (Numbers 20:12) (NIV) My daughter Noelle and I were giddy with excitement! We … Continue reading Second Chances

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Shall I not seek security for you, that it may be well with you?

Shall I not seek security for you, that it may be well with you? There remains … a rest for the people of God. § My people will dwell in a peaceful habitation, in secure dwellings, and in quiet resting places. § There the wicked cease from troubling, and there the weary are at rest. … Continue reading Shall I not seek security for you, that it may be well with you?

Be creative (4)

God told Moses: "You shall make holy garments for Aaron your brother, for glory and for beauty. So you shall speak to all who are gifted artisans, whom I have filled with the spirit of wisdom, that they may make Aaron's garments" (vv. 2-3 NKJV). Note the word "artisans." God gives us artistic ability, and … Continue reading Be creative (4)

Jesus, our ultimate Priest, had our sins on His back and our forgiveness on His heart when He went to the Cross for us!

Whenever Aaron enters the Holy Place, he will bear the names of the sons of Israel over his heart on the breastpiece of decision as a continuing memorial before the LORD. (Exodus 28:29) In a symbolic way, the Priest had all the people of Israel "on his heart when he entered the Holy place." Jesus, our … Continue reading Jesus, our ultimate Priest, had our sins on His back and our forgiveness on His heart when He went to the Cross for us!