When we come to a passage like the one before us, there are certainly several things we might think, “Well, yeah, that would upset the Lord.” There is rebellion, there is impudence, there is accusation, there is cowardice, and there is unbelief.
All in all, in eight verses, Israel could be accused of quite a few offenses against the Lord.… Read the rest
Today, Moses will begin his words to Israel concerning what lies ahead. He will repeat the words of the Lord saying, “See, I have set the land before you; go in and possess the land which the Lord swore to your fathers—to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob—to give to them and their descendants after them.”… Read the rest
Today, we enter into our first sermon from the last book of Moses. Before we go even one more thought, it must be stated that the Law of Moses is not an end in and of itself. It is a part of God’s unfolding revelation, which – by itself – is incomplete.… Read the rest
We have thirteen verses before us to close out the book of Numbers. In these thirteen verses, the idea of an inheritance is mentioned seventeen times. The inheritance, then, is an obviously important point that the Lord wants us to consider.
And, although this deals with only one family in one tribe, it actually possibly affects the inheritance of all of the people of Israel.… Read the rest