Changing Leaves

Find daily readings for this week below along with questions for reflection. Join (or begin!) the discussion in the comments. We love hearing from you about how reading the Bible daily is bringing you closer to God and one another.

NOVEMBER 1

Read: Numbers 21:1-9

Reflect: What questions do you have after reading this passage?

Respond: Comment below to share your response to reading and reflecting on these passages.

NOVEMBER 2

Read: Numbers 21:1-2

21 When the Canaanite, the king of Arad, who lived in the Negeb, heard that Israel was coming by the way of Atharim, he fought against Israel and took some of them captive. 2 Then Israel made a vow to the Lord and said, “If you will indeed give this people into our hands, then we will utterly destroy their towns.”

Reflect: When have you tried to make a bargain with God? How did God respond?

Respond: Comment below to share your response to reading and reflecting on these passages.

NOVEMBER 3

Read: Numbers 21:3-4

3 The Lord listened to the voice of Israel, and handed over the Canaanites; and they utterly destroyed them and their towns; so the place was called Hormah. 4 From Mount Hor they set out by the way to the Red Sea, to go around the land of Edom; but the people became impatient on the way.

Reflect: What makes you impatient? How do you cope with it?

Respond: Comment below to share your response to reading and reflecting on these passages.

NOVEMBER 4

Read: Numbers 21:5-6

5 The people spoke against God and against Moses, “Why have you brought us up out of Egypt to die in the wilderness? For there is no food and no water, and we detest this miserable food.” 6 Then the Lord sent poisonous serpents among the people, and they bit the people, so that many Israelites died.

Reflect: When have you been disillusioned with something that you thought you wanted very much? How did you respond?

Respond: Comment below to share your response to reading and reflecting on these passages.

NOVEMBER 5

Read: Numbers 21:7

7 The people came to Moses and said, “We have sinned by speaking against the Lord and against you; pray to the Lord to take away the serpents from us.” So Moses prayed for the people.

Reflect: Who in your life can you count on to support you in prayer and pray with you when life does not go the way you wanted it to go?

Respond: Comment below to share your response to reading and reflecting on these passages.

NOVEMBER 6

Read: Numbers 21:8-9

8 And the Lord said to Moses, “Make a poisonous serpent, and set it on a pole; and everyone who is bitten shall look at it and live.” 9 So Moses made a serpent of bronze, and put it upon a pole; and whenever a serpent bit someone, that person would look at the serpent of bronze and live.

Reflect: What brings you joy and life just by looking at it?

Respond: Comment below to share your response to reading and reflecting on these passages.

NOVEMBER 7

Read: Numbers 21:1-9

Reflect: How will this message influence what you do this week?

Respond: Comment below to share your response to reading and reflecting on these passages.

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1 Comment

  1. November 6: Trees bring me joy just looking at them. Watching my grandchildren asleep or at play brings me joy.

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