The book of Numbers records the punishment of the first generation of Israelites who were delivered out of Egypt and it shows us the preparation of the next generation. It teaches us both the goodness and severity of God. And it contains several parallels to the life of Christ.
The beginning of the book of Numbers is a census of the children of Israel. God is very organized in His work and we need to be as well. He knows every one of His children better than we know ourselves and He cares about us. We need to be willing to make some sacrifices and endure some discomfort in … Read More
We all have a responsibility to serve God and all of our unique roles are essential. God notices all of our efforts even if nobody else does. Even if we don’t think we’re capable of doing much for His kingdom we need to do whatever we are able to do in His service. And we have to work together as … Read More
We need to say and do only the things which God has commanded us – nothing more and nothing less. God cannot lie so He will keep every promise and every threat He has ever made. We need to obey His commands even when we don’t understand them because He knows what’s best for us. And we need to keep … Read More
We must be careful what we hear. We need to test every message we listen to by comparing it with the word of God. We cannot accept false doctrine just because we like the person who teaches it. And we need to realize that God can forgive us of all of our past sins but we must also recognize that … Read More
The book of Numbers records the two censuses of the able-bodied men of Israel. All of these soldiers except for two died wandering in the wilderness. They did not have faith in God’s power and they were punished for murmuring against Him. They wasted the remainder of their time in this world because they were not faithful to God.
We should dedicate our thoughts to the things which will remain important in the future and Bible study provides us with information which will benefit us for an eternity. The Bible has one theme – God wants us to be saved. There are two parts of the Bible – the Old Testament and the New Testament. And there are three … Read More
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