Matthew 15:1-20. Jesus defined what defiles a person; it is not what he eats, but what comes out of his mouth. Ceremonial cleansing is just for show. J
In Numbers 14 the people rebelled and refused to go into the promised land. As a punishment the people had to continue wandering for forty years in the desert until that generation, with the exception of Caleb and Joshua had passed away. Meanwhile the people tried to take on the Amalekites in their own strength, but failed miserably.
Psalm 21, of David. The New Testament references from Revelation 14 seems to fit. When I read this Psalm, the battle hymn of the republic kept ringing in my ears.Battle Hymn of the Republic
Tomorrow we start the gospel of Luke, but for today we read two wonderful psalms of David full of prophecy, and for balance one chapter of Deuteronomy.
March 21: Psalm 21, Psalm 22, Deuteronomy 22 (click on the chapter to begin reading)
Psalm 21, of David. The New Testament references from Revelation 14 seems to fit. When I read the Psalm the battle hymn of the republic kept ringing in my ears.
Psalm 22, of David. It is also called “The Crucifixion Psalm”. Read it and ponder.
Deuteronomy 22 contains more instructions, protect your brother’s property, the LORD detests unisex clothing, protect nesting birds, do not yoke an ox and a donkey together, and various laws on sexual morality.
Revelation 14, The Lamb and the 144000, Proclamation of Three Angels, Reaping the Earth’s harvest, Reaping the Grapes of Wrath.