Here are some cool bits from early in Numbers. People are dedicated to the Lord and being formed into His people. At the same time, Moses and Aaron are being formed into High Priests – the men that will represent God to the people and vice versa.
What would happen if we held on to truth (which is Christ) and increased our love? What if we increased our love even more for those that we disagree with, or are even our enemies? That is one of Christ’s most compelling teachings and that fits right in line with these things from Paul and Christ’s words of forgiveness from the cross.
Romans 12:19-21 NET 19 Do not avenge yourselves, dear friends, but give place to God’s wrath, for it is written, “Vengeance is mine, I will repay,” says the Lord. 20 Rather, if your enemy is hungry, feed him; if he is thirsty, give him a drink; for in doing this you will be heaping burning […]
Session 6 Bob Goff "I'm emotionally incontinent!" Getting our signals wrong. In Uganda, our american motion for hello is Ugandan for "Follow Me!" Stalkers find out all kinds of information about people they don't spend time with. "I was stalking Jesus, and it was freaking both of us out!" 1 John 3:16 – we should […]
In Numbers 12, there is a pretty common biblical event: Then Miriam and Aaron spoke against Moses because of the Cushite woman he had married (for he had married an Ethiopian woman). They said, “Has the Lord only spoken through Moses? Has he not also spoken through us?” And the Lord heard it. Some people […]