Photo Courtesy – Rising Sun at Sengekontacket Pond & Barrier Beach
Photo Courtesy Don Cullivan © 2006
The final allotment of lands is decided with special provisions for the priestly house of Levi. Ponder the issue of the separate altar, which those tribes and half-tribes who settled on the eastern side of the Jordan had constructed. Find out why the rest of God’s people were so concerned about this and how the issue was resolved.
Once again, it is the dilemma of “The One and the Many.” The one sacrifice of Christ upon the cross irradiates across the globe, blending with the ongoing suffering of others.
Do you have a special place of prayer in your house that is a sanctuary for you? If not, create one. May it be for you what the eastern altar was—place of the rising sun. As each new day dawns, may God come more fully into your life.
Rest given on ev’ry side 21:44
Your promises come to pass 21:45
I keep the charge of the Lord 22:3
ServingYou with all my heart 22:5
This is the Fourth Week in Epiphany, Year A.
See “Solar and Sacred Seasons” in the menu above.
Tuesdays are dedicated the Hebrew “Writings.”
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so that they are available in New Zealand and other regions
near the International Date Line.