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No Murder - Article
Henry M. Morris III, D.Min. - ... be a lethal weapon, like an "instrument of iron" (Numbers 35:16); a weapon of opportunity, like a stone or club (Numbers 35:17-18); or merely the use of hands (Numbers 35:21). In contrast, accidental killing is distinguished from...
Korah's Dispute - Article
Henry M. Morris III, D.Min. - ... describes the Levite Korah’s rebellion against Moses (Numbers 16) as an antilogia (to speak against, dispute, contradict). During that time, Moses and Aaron were the spokespersons for the Lord, with authority and direct instructions from...
Flag Day - Article
John D. Morris, Ph.D. - ... that is bitten, when he looketh upon it, shall live” (Numbers 21:8). The Hebrew word nes frequently is used to denote a flag or banner, raised on a conspicuous hilltop for all to see, around which the people would gather or rally....
Balaam's Error - Article
Henry M. Morris III, D.Min. - ... 1:11) Balaam is a very complex character recorded in Numbers 22–24. He is cited for an ability to communicate with “the LORD” and had a reputation for accurate prophecy (Numbers 22:6-8). As the new nation of Israel...
The Roddery - Article
Kenneth B. Cumming, Ph.D. - ... children of Israel, whereby they murmur against you” (Numbers 17:5).It could be said that “the natives were getting restless” in the 16th chapter of Numbers, when the people grew weary of the leadership of Moses and Aaron....
Moses And The Smitten Rock - Article
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - ... shalt give the congregation and their beasts drink” (Numbers 20:7,8). Almost twenty years earlier, in very similar circumstances, the Israelites were threatening to kill Moses for lack of water. God had told him to smite the rock...
David's Great-Grandmother - Article
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - ... tribe of Judah when Moses led the Israelites out of Egypt (Numbers 1:4-5, 7), but that he had apparently failed in that role and perished in the wilderness, with his fellow tribesman Caleb alone being permitted to enter the Promised Land...
He Leadeth Me - Article
Connie J. Horn - ... the way wherein they should go” (Nehemiah 9:19).Numbers 14 recounts the story of the fear and disobedience of the children of Israel and their refusal to enter the Promised Land. God’s pronouncement was devastating:...
Caleb Followed The Lord - Article
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - ... land whereinto he went; and his seed shall possess it" (Numbers 14:24). Caleb was “my servant,” according to the Lord’s own testimony, and a remarkable servant he was! He—except for Joshua—was the only one of...
David's Pride - Article
Norman P. Spotts, D.D. - see how strong he was in military might—to put pride in numbers. David, of all people, should have understood that his power came from God, and not in how many soldiers he had. When David commanded the census to be taken, Joab replied,...
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