"Defile not therefore the land which ye shall inhabit, wherein I dwell: for I the LORD dwell among the children of Israel." Numbers 35:34 (KJB) There is much talk in the U. S. of A. of sanctuary cities as refuges for illegal aliens who are in our Nation. I was reading the above verses of … Continue reading Sanctuary Cities
"But ye shall offer a sacrifice made by fire for a burnt offering unto the LORD; two young bullocks, and one ram, and seven lambs of the first year: they shall be unto you without blemish..." Numbers 28:19 (KJB) The word blemish means "entire". "Without blemish" tells us that on these sacrifices there could not … Continue reading Without Blemish
"For the LORD had said of them, They shall surely die in the wilderness. And there was not left a man of them, save Caleb the son of Jephunneh, and Joshua the son of Nun." Numbers 26:65 (KJB) There had been an incident at Peor (chapter 25) where the Midianite people, discovering the sinful passions … Continue reading For the LORD Had Said…
"And Balaam rose up, and went and returned to his place: and Balak also went his way." Numbers 24:25 (KJB) Let me share my thoughts on Balaam. It is quite clear to me that he was out for the material reward of his "gift", ie. his ability to use sorcery for good, for cursing, or … Continue reading Balaam Went to his Place
"And the LORD said unto Moses, Fear him not: for I have delivered him into thy hand..." Numbers 21:34a (KJB) Og the king of Bashan was a giant (Deuteronomy 3:11); and that was a typical thing of that land it seems. The children of Israel has experienced rejections from Edom not allowing them to cross … Continue reading The Giants We Face
"And he stood between the dead and the living; and the plague was stayed." Numbers 16:48 (KJB) A company of three - Korah, Dathan, and Abiram challenged the authority of Moses and Aaron in Numbers 16:1-40. They would learn quite quickly that God will judge such rebellion, and the LORD opened the earth and swallowed … Continue reading Will We Never Learn?
"I am the LORD your God, which brought you out of the land of Egypt, to be your God: I am the LORD your God." Numbers 15:41 (KJB) In this sentence is a statement from God Himself of who He is. As He speaks to Moses in the books of the Law the word is … Continue reading The LORD is God
"And the LORD spake suddenly unto Moses, and unto Aaron, and unto Miriam, 'Come out ye three unto the tabernacle of the congregation.' And they three came out. And the LORD came down in the pillar of the cloud, and stood in the door of the tabernacle, and called Aaron and Miriam: and they both came … Continue reading Who Is the Authority?
"And it came to pass, when the ark set forward, that Moses said, 'Rise up, LORD, and let Thine enemies be scattered; and let them that hate Thee flee before Thee.' And when it rested, he said, 'Return, O LORD, unto the many thousands of Israel.'" Numbers 10:35-36 (KJB) The children of Israel never departed the … Continue reading When GOD Leads Us Forward
"And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying,,," Numbers 8:23 (KJB) The question has been, "Does God speak in today's world?" or "How does God speak today?", maybe even, "What modem does God use to speak to us today, or any day?" I will try to answer those questions. First let us address the verse from … Continue reading When GOD Speaks
"The LORD bless thee, and keep thee: the LORD make His face shine upon thee, and be gracious unto thee: the LORD lift up His countenance upon thee, and give thee peace." Numbers 6:24-26 (KJB) The above blessing was given by GOD through Moses to Aaron and his sons, as priests of Israel to bless the people. … Continue reading The LORD Bless You
"According to the commandment of the LORD they were numbered by the hand of Moses, every one according to his service, and according to his burden: thus were they numbered of him, as the LORD commanded Moses." Numbers 4:49 (KJV) The Levites were of the tribe of Levi, from which Aaron was born. During the … Continue reading According to the Commandment
"And the children of Israel did according to all that the LORD commanded Moses: so they pitched by their standards, and so they set forward, every one after their families, according to the house of their fathers." Numbers 2:34 (KJV) We enter today into the fourth book of the Law; Numbers. You will within the … Continue reading Order in the Camp
“And Moses said unto Korah, Hear, I pray you, ye sons of Levi: seemeth it but a small thing unto you, that the God of Israel hath separated you from the congregation of Israel, to bring you near to Himself to do the service of the tabernacle of the LORD, and to stand before the … Continue reading The Problem of the Rebellious Heart
"I shall see Him, but not now: I shall behold Him, but not nigh: there shall come a Star out of Jacob, and a Sceptre shall rise out of Israel, and shall smite the corners of Moab, and destroy all the children of Sheth." Numbers 24:17 (KJV) "And He shall reign over the house of … Continue reading Star Out of Jacob…