Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Exodus, Day 3 Readings

Food and Water in the Wilderness and the Ten Commandments

Today's first reading tells how God provided food and water for the Hebrews while they were in the wilderness, particularly the provision of the mysterious food, manna.

Read Exodus 16:1-8  (NIV)   (NRSV)   (CEB)
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The second selection is the beginning of God's law, torah, given to the Hebrews.  The most famous of these are known as the Ten Commandments, given to Moses on Mt. Sinai.

Read Exodus 20:1-21  (NIV)   (NRSV)   (CEB)
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Reading the Bible in Its Entirety

If you are planning to read the Bible in its entirety, you should read Exodus 17-24 today.