Jesus asked him, ‘What is your name?’ ‘My name is “Mob”,’ he answered—because many demons had gone into him. The demons begged Jesus not to send them into the abyss. There was a large herd of pigs near by, feeding on a hillside. So the demons begged Jesus to let them go into the pigs,… Read more
Send your light and your truth; may they lead me and bring me back to Zion, your sacred hill, and to your Temple, where you live. Then I will go to your altar, O God; you are the source of my happiness. I will play my harp and sing praise to you, O God, my… Read more
The Israelites left Sukkoth and camped at Etham on the edge of the desert. During the day the LORD went in front of them in a pillar of cloud to show them the way, and during the night he went in front of them in a pillar of fire to give them light, so that… Read more
On 1 June approximately 80 members and friends of Peter’s Lutheran Church Hobart gathered to celebrate 70 years of worship in Hobart. The evening was held in the St Peter’s Centre at Eastside Lutheran College. The theme for the evening was black and gold. These colours were chosen deliberately – the black to represent the… Read more
When the festival begins, explain to your sons that you do all this because of what the LORD did for you when you left Egypt. This observance will be a reminder, like something tied on your hand or on your forehead; it will remind you to continue to recite and study the Law of the… Read more
Did you know that 17-23 June 2019 is Refugee Week all around the world?
The sheer numbers of internally displaced people, refugees, asylum seekers and ‘irregular migrants’ in the world today are overwhelming.
The Israelites set out on foot from Rameses for Sukkoth. There were about 600 000 men, not counting women and children. A large number of other people and many sheep, goats, and cattle also went with them. They baked unleavened bread from the dough that they had brought out of Egypt, for they had been… Read more
‘On that night I will go through the land of Egypt, killing every firstborn male, both human and animal, and punishing all the gods of Egypt. I am the LORD. The blood on the door-posts will be a sign to mark the houses in which you live. When I see the blood, I will pass… Read more
Moses concluded by saying, ‘All you r officials will come to me and bow down before me, and they will beg me to take all my people and go away. After that, I will leave.’ Then in great anger Moses left the king. The LORD had said to Moses, ‘The king will continue to refuse… Read more