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Numbers Chapter 15   (ESV)

37 The Lord said to Moses, 38 “Speak to the people of Israel, and tell them to make tassels on the corners of their garments throughout their generations, and to put a cord of blue on the tassel of each corner. 39 And it shall be a tassel for you to look at and remember all the commandments of the Lord, to do them, not to follow after your own heart and your own eyes, which you are inclined to whore after. 40 So you shall remember and do all my commandments, and be holy to your God. 41 I am the Lord your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt to be your God: I am the Lord your God.”



  • Read this passage twice aloud slowly.
  • God told the Israelites to add “fringes” to their garments, so they would remember and obey His laws whenever they saw the fringe. By remembering and following God’s laws they would have the strength to avoid following their fleshly desires and greed.  Because they were His set-apart children, God desired holiness in the Israelites.  He wants the same in us.  God exhorts us to meditate on His word constantly and to obey.
  • What “tassels” do I put before me to remember what God wants in my relationship with Him? Which ones work best?



If there is one, hold this “tassel” of mine, pray for the Holy Spirit’s help to remind me often to obey God’s word.