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Day 24 - Read Genesis 40-41

May 17, 2024 • Genesis 40—41

Pharaoh became angry with his cupbearer and chief baker and had them imprisoned. They had dreams that only Joseph was able to interpret. The cup bearer was to be restored to his position, and the baker would be hanged. Joseph asked the cupbearer to remember him when he was restored, but he did not remember him. Two years later, Pharaoh had two dreams that no one could interpret. The cupbearer remembered Joseph, then Joseph interpreted the dream for Pharaoh. God warned Pharaoh of seven years of abundance followed by seven years of famine. Pharaoh put Joseph in charge, and he successfully prepared Egypt for the famine.

Day 55 - Read Leviticus 8-9

June 17, 2024 • Leviticus 8—9

Moses followed God’s command to cleanse and dedicate Aaron and his sons as priests unto the Lord. The priests remained at the entrance of the tent for seven days to complete the ordination as commanded by God. On the eighth day, they prepared a sin offering, a burnt offering, a peace offering, and a grain offering to the Lord. The priests offered sacrifices on their behalf, then on behalf of the people. Fire came out from among the Lord and consumed the burnt offering and fat on the altar. The people shouted and fell on their faces.

Day 54 - Read Leviticus 6-7

June 16, 2024 • Leviticus 6—7

The law of the burnt offering, the grain offering, the sin offering, the guilt offering, the ordination offering, and the peace offering was given to Moses by God. Instructions for each of these offerings is specific and necessary for forgiveness in the OT Law. Earthly priests played a central role in the offerings and sacrifices of the people of Israel. These laws were given by God to Moses in the wilderness of Sinai.

Day 53 - Read Leviticus 4-5

June 15, 2024 • Leviticus 4—5

The Lord gave instructions for sin offerings. Sacrifices were offered for unintentional sins that became known to the guilty priest, leader, or entire assembly. The priest presented the sacrifice on the guilty party’s behalf. God provided additional instructions for guilt offerings. A person’s guilt was realized, he confessed, and then provided a payment for that sin as instructed by God.