Present Your Fruits to God First

Sunday, May 13 Present Your Fruits to God First Leviticus 23:9-14, 22 NRSV Speak to the people of Israel and say to them: When you enter the land that I am giving you and you reap its harvest, you shall bring the sheaf of the first fruits of your harvest to the...

Preparing Grain Offerings

Thursday, May 10 Preparing Grain Offerings Leviticus 2:1-10, 14 NRSV When anyone presents a grain offering to the Lord, the offering shall be of choice flour; the worshiper shall pour oil on it, and put frankincense on it. (Leviticus 2:1) Resist the urge to give your...

Martyrs, First Fruits for God

Tuesday, May 8 Martyrs, First Fruits for God Revelation 14:1-5 NRSV It is these who have not defiled themselves with women, for they are virgins; these follow the Lamb wherever he goes. They have been redeemed from humankind as first fruits for God and the Lamb....