February 6, read through the Bible in a year.

Today there are three chapters.

February 6:  Matthew 11, Exodus 32, Exodus 33 (click on the chapter to begin reading)

In Matthew 11 the followers of John ask if Jesus is the Messiah. Jesus answers back that John is Elijah, sent to prepare the way. Jesus despairs of the current generation, but promises: “Come to me…. my yoke is easy and my burden is light”.

In Exodus 32 Moses has come down from the mountain and what does he find? The Golden Calf and the people in orgies singing and dancing. Moses gets so angry he throws down the two tablets with God’s commandments, and they break in pieces. Then he pleads with God not to destroy His people.

In Exodus 33 God tells the Israelites to leave the place. take off all the ornaments and go to the promised land. Moses established the tent of meeting, and there he asks to see God. God promises Moses he would see His back hiding “In the cleft of the rock”