Friday, August 21, 2009

Read the Word Of God Daily

Chapter 33 of the Book Of Numbers

Read the Douay-Rheims Latin Vulgate Bible everyday from Genesis to Apocalypse. Todays reading is currently at:
Numbers 33:1-10

1 These are the mansions of the children of Israel, who went out of Egypt by their troops under the conduct of Moses and Aaron, 2 Which Moses wrote down according to the places of their encamping, which they changed by the commandment of the Lord. 3 Now the children of Israel departed from Ramesses the first month, on the fifteenth day of the first month, the day after the phase, with a mighty hand, in the eight of all the Egyptians, 4 Who were burying their firstborn, whom the Lord had slain (upon their gods also he had executed vengeance,) 5 And they camped in Soccoth.

1 "The mansions"... These mansions, or journeys of the children of Israel from Egypt to the land of promise, were figures, according to the fathers, of the steps and degrees by which Christians leaving sin are to advance from virtue to virtue, till they come to the heavenly mansions, after this life, to see and enjoy God.

6 And from Soccoth they came into Etham, which is in the uttermost borders of the wilderness. 7 Departing from thence they came over against Phihahiroth, which looketh towards Beelsephon, and they camped before Magdalum. 8 And departing from Phihahiroth, they passed through the midst of the sea into the wilderness: and having marched three days through the desert of Etham, they camped in Mara. 9 And departing from Mara, they came into Elim, where there were twelve fountains of waters, and seventy palm trees: and there they camped. 10 But departing from thence also, they pitched their tents by the Red Sea. And departing from the Red Sea,

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