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The Star - Article
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Norman P. Spotts, D.D. - ... out of Jacob, and a Sceptre shall rise out of Israel" (Numbers 24:17). Chapters 21-36 of the book of Numbers relates the history of the children of Israel, as the second generation is about to finally enter the Promised Land. Moses had...
The Avenger of Blood - Article
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David Woetzel, B.S. - ... of refuge for you; that the slayer may flee thither" (Numbers 35:11). The Mosaic law had provided for swift justice to follow criminal activity: "And if any mischief follow, then thou shalt give life for life, Eye for eye, tooth for...
The Names Of The Men - Article
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Henry Morris, Ph.D. - you: of the tribe of Reuben; Elizur the son of Shedeur” (Numbers 1:5). These are the first entries in several long lists of names here in the Book of Numbers—all names of men in the twelve tribes of Israel. We know nothing about...
Limiting The Lord - Article
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Norman P. Spotts, D.D. - now whether my word shall come to pass unto thee or not"(Numbers 11:23). It is very easy in our human nature to "look on things after the outward appearance" (II Corinthians 10:7). In Numbers 11, the people of God murmured and...
The Palm Sunday Colt - Article
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John D. Morris, Ph.D. - ... . . . upon which never came yoke” (Numbers 19:2), to be offered up as a sacrifice, or the two oxen used to draw the wagon carrying the Ark of the Covenant (I Samuel 6:7). The fact that the colt had not been broken or...
Understanding The Times - Article
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Henry Morris, Ph.D. - ... (I Chronicles 12:32). This chapter lists the numbers of men from each of the tribes of Israel who cast their lot with David in his conflict with King Saul. All these numbers are given except those of Issachar, but of these it was...
The Meek Of The Earth - Article
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Henry Morris, Ph.D. - ... all the men which were upon the face of the earth” (Numbers 12:3). Moses was strong and courageous, but also deeply humble and self-sacrificing; a man of prayer and trust in the word of God, willing to defend it at all costs. The Lord...
Cities of Refuge - Article
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Henry Morris, Ph.D. - in the land of Canaan, which shall be cities of refuge" (Numbers 35:14). When the Israelites entered the promised land, God told Joshua to provide six "cities of refuge" into which those who had slain someone could flee for refuge...
Forty Days - Article
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Henry Morris, Ph.D. - ... 9:18,25); [4] the searching of Canaan by the fearful spies (Numbers 13:25; 14:34); [5] the defiance of Israel by Goliath (I Samuel 17:16); [6] Elijah’s journey to Horeb (I Kings 19:8); [7] Jonah’s reluctant preaching in...
Nine Forty-Day Periods - Article
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Henry Morris, Ph.D. - ... 9:18,25) The searching of Canaan by the fearful spies (Numbers 13:25; 14:34) The defiance of Israel by Goliath (I Samuel 17:16) Elijah’s journey to Horeb (I Kings 19:8) Jonah’s reluctant preaching in Nineveh (Jonah 3:4)...
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