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Today's Verse of the Day

Today's Verse of the Day is From Ecclesiastes 1:10 KJV Translation: Is there any thing whereof it may be said, See, this is new? it hath been already of old time, which was before us. NKJV Translation: Is there any thing whereof it may be said, See, this is new? it has been already of old time, which was before us. Explore Thomas Nelson's King James Bibles and take your Bible reading further. © Copyright Thomas Nelson Publishers.

Connect the Testaments: A Daily Devotional

February 11:
God’s Will: It’s ConfusingExodus 26–27; John 5:1–15; Song of Solomon 3:6–11
It’s sometimes difficult to understand why God does what He does, or why He asks us to do certain things. God goes so far as to list precise materials and calculations in Exod 26 for the tabernacle—the portable temple the Hebrew people built for God in the wilderness. You can imagine the conversation:
Nadab says, “Aaron, is it okay if I use leather for this curtain?”
Aaron responds, “No, you know the rules. If God commands it, you have to do it. I don’t want another golden calf incident. I made that mistake once; I won’t make it twice.”

“But there is more leather,” says Nadab.
“I’m not having this discussion any longer,” Aaron says sternly. “Let’s just get the job done.” (“For an elder, you think he would know better,” Aaron says under his breath.)

Aaron, in this fictional scene, is rightfully frustrated because God does know better. Most of us know the answer before we ask God, “Why?” But we ask Him…