Posts from November 2021 (Page 2)

Posts from November 2021 (Page 2)

VOTD November 9, 2021

November 09, 2021 – Tuesday 1 Kings 5:17     NIV 17 At the king’s command they removed from the quarry large blocks of high-grade stone to provide a foundation of dressed stone for the temple. Comment.  This verse doesn’t make much sense by itself so let me provide some context. The king is Solomon, and he is building a temple to God. It was…

VOTD November 08, 2021

November 08, 2021 – Monday Exodus 20:25     NIV 25 If you make an altar of stones for me, do not build it with dressed stones, for you will defile it if you use a tool on it. Comment.  Friday, November 5th, I mentioned there are 257 references to stones in the Old Testament, but only one reference to uncut stones. Later I mentioned that…

VOTD November 05, 2021

November 05, 2021 – Friday Joshua 8:30-31     NIV 30 Then Joshua built on Mount Ebal an altar to the Lord, the God of Israel, 31 as Moses the servant of the Lord had commanded the Israelites. He built it according to what is written in the Book of the Law of Moses—an altar of uncut stones, on which no iron tool had…

VOTD November 04, 2021

November 04, 2021 – Thursday Revelation 2:17     NIV 17 Whoever has ears, let them hear what the Spirit says to the churches. To the one who is victorious, I will give some of the hidden manna. I will also give that person a white stone with a new name written on it, known only to the one who receives it. Comment.  First some context for our…

VOTD November 03, 2021

November 03, 2021 – Wednesday 1 Peter 2:7-8     NIV 7 Now to you who believe, this stone is precious. But to those who do not believe, “The stone the builders rejected has become the cornerstone,”  8 and, “A stone that causes people to stumble and a rock that makes them fall.” They stumble because they disobey the message—which is also what they…

VOTD November 02, 2021

November 02, 2021 – Tuesday 1 Peter 2:4-6     NIV 4 As you come to him, the living Stone—rejected by humans but chosen by God and precious to him—  5 you also, like living stones, are being built into a spiritual house to be a holy priesthood, offering spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ.  6 For in Scripture it says: “See,…

VOTD November 01, 2021

November 01, 2021 – Monday Romans 9:33     NIV 33 As it is written: “See, I lay in Zion a stone that causes people to stumble and a rock that makes them fall, and the one who believes in him will never be put to shame.” Comment.  The verse above joins portions of two verses from Isaiah together, 8:14 and 28:16. Here is 8:14 in…