Category Archives: Numbers

If the LORD Delights in Us . . .

They were done! They had hit the wall! They were ready to tap out! “Enough,” they said. “Let us choose a leader and go back to Egypt,” they said. After forty days spying out the promised land the majority had … Continue reading

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Complaining in the Cloud

It must have been quite some sight to see the 600,000 plus men, along with their wives and children, break camp and set out from Sinai (Num.10). To see the horde of the redeemed marching away from the world of … Continue reading

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A Privilege or a Pain?

Ask me to think about moving the ark of the covenant and I immediately think about the poor guy who instinctively put out his hand and grabbed the ark to keep it from falling when the oxen pulling the cart … Continue reading

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Restoration, Reconciliation, and The Return of An Inheritance

There were to be six cities. Of the forty-eight cities to be given to the Levites, six of them were to be designated as cities of refuge. Six cities scattered throughout the land of promise where anyone who killed another … Continue reading

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Even in Failure There is Glory

The promised land was the goal, but it wasn’t the end game. It was worth dedicating a life for but, ultimately, it wasn’t what life was all about. I need to remind myself of that this morning as I consider … Continue reading

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The Return of Singing

It’s been a long haul. Forty years long. Lot of miles covered, but not much distance . . . round and round she goes. And graves? They’ve left a lot of graves in their wake. An entire generation has fallen, … Continue reading

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Nothing But Manna?

It’s pretty incredible but way too relatable. It caught my attention, caused me to give my head a shake, but then realize that I’m looking into a mirror. They are the people of God, delivered from Egypt. And there’s no … Continue reading

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