Caleb was faithful

Then Caleb quieted the people before Moses and said, “We should by all means go up and take possession of it, for we will surely overcome it.” [Numbers 13:30] Of the 12 spies that Moses sent to spy out Canaan, only Caleb and Joshua had faith that the children of Israel could overcome the enemies… Continue reading Caleb was faithful

The LORD is not limited by human limits

When the Israelites complained that they wanted meat, Moses raised their request to the LORD. The request was granted. What I have written here is only part of the story; the full story is recorded in Numbers chapter 11. There is more to this story but what caught my attention in this story are these… Continue reading The LORD is not limited by human limits

The priestly blessing

The book of Numbers, the 4th book of the Torah, contains an account of the first census of Israel, some moral and ceremonial laws, and the wandering in the wilderness. This book also records the words the priests ought to say to the people to bless them, also known as the priestly blessing.   Then… Continue reading The priestly blessing

The snakes were there all along

In the book of Numbers, there is a record of the Israelites being bitten by snakes in the wilderness.   The people spoke against God and Moses, “Why have you brought us up out of Egypt to die in the wilderness? For there is no food and no water, and we loathe this miserable food.”… Continue reading The snakes were there all along