What’s an Omer to you?

Now an omer is the tenth of an ephah. (Exodus 16:36, AMP) 

The ephah is made up of 72 logs and a log is one sixtieth of a maris. So an omer is 12100 of a maris and the maris is about 30.3 litres, making the omer equal to about 3.64 litres.

Now I suppose you want know how big a litre is!

Do these things really matter? No, not really, but it is interesting to know, don’t you think? Still, bunny trails like this can sidetrack us from the Gospel if we let them. Let’s not be like the Pharisees who were so concentrated on the small things that they missed the big ones.

But woe to you, Pharisees! For you tithe mint and rue and every [little] herb, but disregard and neglect justice and the love of God. These you ought to have done without leaving the others undone. (Luke 11:42, AMP)

Prayer- Lord, thank you that you don’t measure our sin with such accuracy! Amen

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