Numbers 19

This is the legal statute that the LORD has commanded: Instruct the Israelites to bring you an unblemished red cow that has no defect and has never been yoked. Give it to the priest Eleazar, and he will have it brought outside the camp and slaughtered in his presence (Numbers...

Numbers 18

The LORD told Aaron, "You will not have an inheritance in their land; there will be no portion among them for you. I am your portion and your inheritance among the Israelites.” (Numbers 18:20 CSB) As the Israelites prepared to go into the Promised Land, God says that the Levites...

Numbers 17

The LORD told Moses, “Put Aaron’s staff back in front of the testimony to be kept as a sign for the rebels, so that you may put an end to their complaints before me, or else they will die.” So Moses did as the Lord commanded him (Numbers 17:10-11 CSB)....

Numbers 16

Then Moses said, “This is how you will know that the LORD sent me to do all these things and that it was not of my own will.” (Numbers 16:28 CSB) Once again, we see people who are jealous of Moses. A number of Levites were no longer pleased in...

Numbers 16

Then Moses said, “This is how you will know that the LORD sent me to do all these things and that it was not of my own will.” (Numbers 16:28 CSB) Once again, we see people who are jealous of Moses. A number of Levites were no longer pleased in...

Numbers 15

But the person who acts defiantly, whether native or a resident alien, blasphemes the LORD. That person is to be cut off from his people (Numbers 15:30 CSB). The discussion of offerings in this chapter serves as a promise and warning. These are sacrifices that need to be made when...

Numbers 14

The Lord said to Moses, “How long will these people despise me? How long will they not trust in me despite all the signs I have performed among them?” (Numbers 14:11 CSB)  Upon hearing the report from the spies, the people say they would rather be back in Egypt and...

Numbers 13

Then Caleb quieted the people in the presence of Moses and said, "Let’s go up now and take possession of the land because we can certainly conquer it!” (Numbers 13:30 CSB) Twelve spies were sent into the land of Canaan to check out the land. The land was, as God...

Numbers 12

And he said, “Listen to what I say: If there is a prophet among you from the LORD, I make myself known to him in a vision; I speak with him in a dream. Not so with my servant Moses; he is faithful in all my household. I speak with...

Numbers 11

Moses heard the people, family after family, weeping at the entrance of their tents. The Lord was very angry; Moses was also provoked (Numbers 11:10 CSB).  There is a lot of grumbling in this chapter as the people complained that they were tired of eating only manna and had a...