Daily Devotional

Daybreak: Numbers 21:1-35

December 31, 2020

“And the Lord said unto Moses, Make thee a fiery serpent, and set it upon a pole: and it shall come to pass, that everyone that is bitten, when he looketh upon it, shall live.” (Numbers 21:8)

Many situations in life necessitate immediate action. If your child falls and hits his head, and the blood is gushing out, you know he needs medical attention. If the oil light on your car dashboard starts flashing, you...

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Daybreak: Numbers 19:1 through 20:29

December 30, 2020

“And the Lord spake unto Moses and Aaron, Because ye believed me not, to sanctify me in the eyes of the children of Israel, therefore ye shall not bring this congregation into the land which I have given them.” (Numbers 20:12)

Actions and words can be irrevocable. Their consequences can be unchangeable. Have you ever pounded a nail into a board or wall, and then decided you wanted the nail in a different place? You...

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Daybreak: Numbers 17:1 through 18:32

December 29, 2020

“And it shall come to pass, that the man’s rod, whom I shall choose, shall blossom: and I will make to cease from me the murmurings of the children of Israel, whereby they murmur against you.” (Numbers 17:5)

In my first years of school, I heard an interesting story about a man and his wife. The man, who went to work each day, complained about his daily routine. He felt that his wife, who stayed...

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Daybreak: Numbers 16:1-50

December 28, 2020

“Seemeth it but a small thing unto you, that the God of Israel hath separated you from the congregation of Israel, to bring you near to himself to do the service of the tabernacle of the Lord, and to stand before the congregation to minister unto them?” (Numbers 16:9)

Have you ever felt that a task you were asked to do was insignificant? Have you ever wondered why other people seem to have more advantages...

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Daybreak: Numbers 15:1- 41

December 27, 2020

“And the priest shall make an atonement for all the congregation of the children of Israel, and it shall be forgiven them; for it is ignorance: and they shall bring their offering, a sacrifice made by fire unto the Lord, and their sin offering before the Lord, for their ignorance.” (Numbers 15:25)

We are responsible for adhering to the laws of our country, whether they are traffic laws, local city ordinances, or IRS regulations. Ignorance...

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Daybreak: Numbers 14:1- 45

December 26, 2020

“And all the children of Israel murmured against Moses and against Aaron: and the whole congregation said unto them, Would God that we had died in the land of Egypt! or would God we had died in this wilderness!” (Numbers 14:2)

A story is told of two men who met on a dusty road deep in farm country. One was a visitor from the city, the other a farmer growing many types of crops. It...

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Daybreak: Numbers 13:1-33

December 25, 2020

“But the men that went up with him said, We be not able to go up against the people; for they are stronger than we.” (Numbers 13:31)

On April 14, 1912, a gigantic ocean-going vessel raced full speed across the North Atlantic on her maiden voyage from England, heading for New York. Then the unthinkable happened. The most luxurious ocean liner of her day, the Titanic, grazed an iceberg on her starboard side and began...

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Daybreak: Numbers 12:1-16

December 24, 2020

“And Moses cried unto the Lord, saying, Heal her now, O God, I beseech thee.” (Numbers 12:13)

Rees Howells, the son of a Welsh coal miner, was a man taught of God about prevailing prayer. Early in his Christian experience, the Holy Spirit laid a burden on his heart for a young man named Will Battery. Liquor had a hold on Will, and his life had gone from bad to worse until even his sanity...

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Daybreak: Numbers 11:1-35

December 23, 2020

“And I will come down and talk with thee there: and I will take of the spirit which is upon thee, and will put it upon them; and they shall bear the burden of the people with thee, that thou bear it not thyself alone.” (Numbers 11:17)

“I can’t hold this sheetrock up any longer!”

“You have to. I can’t hold it alone!”

“But it’s too heavy for me!”

“Please, just a while longer. It’s almost secured!”

Screwing sheetrock...

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Daybreak: Numbers 10:1-36

December 22, 2020

“And Moses said unto Hobab, the son of Raguel the Midianite, Moses’ father in law, We are journeying unto the place of which the Lord said, I will give it you: come thou with us, and we will do thee good: for the Lord hath spoken good concerning Israel.” (Numbers 10:29)

“Come with us, and we’ll do you good,” is a universal Gospel invitation, though the way it is extended may be varied.

One student says...

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