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Numbers 6:24

Numbers 6:24

Sometimes we give a friend on the telephone or someone we meet in the street a quick 'God bless you' before we revert to the task in hand. Often, after Sunday service or at a mid-week Bible study, we may bid farewell to our brothers and sisters in Christ with the familiar words 'God bless you'. But the Lord gave a very specific command to Moses concerning the blessing of His people.

The Lord said to Moses, "Speak to Aaron and read more...

Numbers 18:20

Numbers 18:20

The earthy Aaronic priesthood is a shadow of Christ's heavenly Melchizedek Priesthood. Many of the roles and responsibilities of this temporary, earthly priesthood, provide insight into the permanent heavenly role of the Lord Jesus as our heavenly High Priest.

While Judah was chosen to be in the kingly line of Israel, the tribe of Levi was selected to be God's special Temple servants and priests. Part of their role was to act as a read more...

Numbers 22:23

Numbers 22:23

Despite their complaining attitude and various instances of unbelief and rebellion, Israel were graciously provided for and divinely protected by the Lord during their 40-year wilderness wanderings. The surrounding nations knew what the Lord had done to the Egyptian army at the Red Sea. They had heard how the first-born in Egypt had been struck down by the angel of death before their exodus and how the Lord had provided for all their needs during their passage read more...

Numbers 23:19

Numbers 23:19

God is unchangeable and unchanging. Unlike men who can do an about-face, alter their opinions, break their promises, modify their plans, and speak lies with the twisted tongue of the serpent... the Lord our God is immutable.

God is perfect in all His thoughts and trustworthy in all His ways... unlike men who often distort the facts, twist the truth, and are easily tossed about like waves on the sea, God's counsel is steadfast, His read more...

Numbers 24:17

Numbers 24:17

Balak, the ungodly king of Moab, was fearful of Israel’s great military might and sought out a diviner who would curse the nation and bring him victory over his enemies. He sought out a wicked prophet called Balaam and promised to reward him handsomely, if he would simply place a curse on the people of Israel.

Balaam was a true prophet read more...