At The Commandment of the LORD…

"And on the day that the tabernacle was reared up the cloud covered the tabernacle, namely, the tent of the testimony: and at even there was upon the tabernacle as it were the appearance of fire, until the morning. So it was alway: the cloud covered it by day, and the appearance of fire by …

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When and Where GOD Speaks

"And when Moses was gone into the tabernacle of the congregation to speak with Him, then he heard the voice of One speaking unto him from off the mercy seat that was upon the ark of testimony, from between the two cherubims: and He spake unto him."  Numbers 7:89  (KJB) REFERENCES: Numbers 7; 12:8; 1 …

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Day Eleven – Prophet’s Doom

The prophet of God was to be faithful to God, God’s Word, and to God’s people.  The prophet of God was to speak the truth, speak what God said, and on the immediate surface of things it almost seems that Balaam was faithful in those things.  However,  What was he doing going with the enemy …

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Day Ten – Hearing God; Going His Way

Reading Numbers 1 - 14 today, we find an accounting; and there; probably by some people’s accounting; is little grace.  However, I find that assessment of “little grace” hard to accept.  It is, afterall, by God’s grace that He gave us Law. The very first sentence of Numbers is, "And the LORD spake unto Moses …

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Subdued Before the LORD

The following is GOD'S promise to the tribes of Gad, Reuben, and the half tribe of Manasseh.  They had chosen to stay on the east side of Jordan, but made the promise that they would cross Jordan and fight for the land alongside their brethren. This is both a promise for their keeping their oath; …

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A Zeal for GOD, and Holiness

Sometimes I fear, due to what some call grace, that holiness is a forgotten quality within Christianity. We need the zeal of Phinehas in dealing with sin; starting with our own sins. Due to the deceptive, lying, personal aggrandizing of Balaam to make his own greed successful the Moabites came in with lusty pleasures to …

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Spring Up, O Well

"And the children of Israel set forward, and pitched in Oboth. And they journeyed from Oboth, and pitched at Ijeabarim, in the wilderness which is before Moab, toward the sunrising. From thence they removed, and pitched in the valley of Zared. From thence they removed, and pitched on the other side of Arnon, which is in the wilderness …

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