Today’s Chef Special: “JUBILEE”

Leviticus 25:10, “And you shall hallow the fiftieth year and proclaim liberty throughout all the land to all its inhabitants. It shall be a JUBILEE for you; and each of you shall return to his ancestral possession [which through poverty he was compelled to sell], and each of you shall return to his family [from…

Today’s Chef Special: “SACRIFICE”

Numbers 7:17, “And for the SACRIFICE of peace offerings, two oxen, five rams, five male goats, five male lambs a year old. This was the offering of Nahshon son of Amminadab.” (AMPC) (Heb. zebach) Strong’s #2077 The Hebrew word comes from a verb meaning ‘to slaughter for an offering.’ In accordance with the Law of…

Today’s Chef Special: “CLOUD”

Numbers 12:5, “The Lord came down in a pillar of CLOUD, and stood at the Tent door and called Aaron and Miriam, and they came forward.” (AMPC) (Heb. ‘anan) Strong’s #6051 The Old Testament word for ‘cloud’ is derived from a verb that means ‘to cover’ or ‘to intervene as an obstacle’ (Genesis 9:14-15, “And…

Today’s Chef Special: “SWORE”

Deuteronomy 1:8, “Behold, I have set the land before you; go in and take possession of the land which the Lord SWORE to your fathers, to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, to give to them and to their descendants after them.” (AMPC) (Heb. shaba’) Strong’s #7650 In Hebrew, the verb translated ‘swore’ is related…

Today’s Chef Special: “STATUTES”

Deuteronomy 5:1, “And Moses called all Israel, and said to them, Hear, O Israel, the STATUTES and ordinances which I speak in your hearing this day, that you may learn them and take heed and do them.” (AMPC) (Heb. choq) Strong’s #2706 The word conveys a variety of meanings in the Old Testament, including: a…

Today’s Chef Special: “STONE”

Genesis 35:14, “And Jacob set up a pillar (monument) in the place where he talked with [God], a pillar of STONE; and he poured a drink offering on it and he poured oil on it.” (AMPC) (Heb. ‘eben) Strong’s #68 The stones that littered the landscape of the ancient Middle East were used in numerous…

Today’s Chef Special: “MILK AND HONEY”

Exodus 3:8, “And I have come down to deliver them out of the hand and power of the Egyptians and to bring them up out of that land to a land good and large, a land flowing with MILK AND HONEY [a land of plenty]—to the place of the Canaanite, the Hittite, the Amorite, the…

Today’s Chef Special: “INHERITANCE”

Joshua 13:7, “So now divide this land for an INHERITANCE to the nine tribes and the half-tribe of Manasseh.” (AMPC) (Heb. nachalah) Strong’s #5159 The word ‘inheritance’ meaning ‘possession’ or ‘property’ is linked to the promises of God, particularly those involving the Promised Land (Genesis 13:14-17, “The Lord said to Abram after Lot had left…

Today’s Chef Special: “REST”

Joshua 14:15, “The name of Hebron before was Kiriath-arba [city of Arba]. This Arba was the greatest of the Anakim. And the land had REST from war.” (AMPC) (Heb. shaqat) Strong’s #8252 This Hebrew word translated ‘rest’ means ‘to be at peace.’ It implies a freedom from anxiety and conflict. God had promised the Israelites…

Today’s Chef Special: “GLEAN”

Ruth 2:2, “And Ruth the Moabitess said to Naomi, Let me go to the field and GLEAN among the ears of grain after him in whose sight I shall find favor. Naomi said to her, Go, my daughter.” (AMPC) (Heb. laqat) Strong’s #3950 The Hebrew word used here means ‘to gather together’ or ‘to pick…