Reading Numbers 17 for Saturday, July 22nd. God uses a miraculous budding staff to show that He only chose Aaron and not the other 11 tribes of Israel to come before Him as a priest.
Reading Numbers 16 for Friday, July 21st. It did not go well for those who chose to rise up against the authority of Moses, Aaron, and God. Only those who were successfully atoned for survived.
Reading Numbers 15 for Thursday, July 20th. Sacrifices are detailed for the unintentional sins, but defiant sin causes the sinner to be thrown out. The first sabbath breaker is sentenced to death by God, and God instructs His people to attach tassels to their clothes with a blue cord to remember to obey God.
Reading Numbers 14 for Wednesday, July 19th. The Israelites complained a lot, and God decided to wipe them out. Moses prayed for mercy, God decided instead to let them die in the desert naturally over the course of forty years.
Reading Numbers 13 for Tuesday, July 18th. 12 men from the Israelite tribes explore Canaan and bring both bad news and good news.
Reading Numbers 12 for Monday, July 17th. Miriam and Aaron are called out by God for their self promotion at humble Moses' expense, and Miriam gets a week of leprosy before being healed and restored.
Reading Numbers 11 for Saturday, July 15th. God burns up some complainers, gives his spirit to 70 elders to help Moses not to be overwhelmed with the people, and strikes some ungrateful seekers of other food with a plague.
Reading Numbers 10 for Friday, July 14th. Moses invited his father-in-law to come with the Israelites, even though he was a Midianite.
Reading Numbers 9 for Thursday, July 13th. God showed the Israelites when they should camp and when they should go out. He explained to Moses that it was only OK to not observe the Passover at the appointed m time for those who were unclean or if they were traveling. Others who did not observe the Passover on time would be subject to the consequences of their sin.
Reading Numbers 8 for Wednesday, July 12th. The Levites were set apart to be wholly God’s people, and worked until they were 50.