This book isn't about numbers at all! It's about the consequence of sin. Named from 2 census' (roughly 600,000 men/soldiers). Ends where it starts - at the door of the promised land... will they go in? The trip that should have taken 11 days had taken 40 years of wandering the in wilderness of regret … Continue reading Numbers
In Exodus 15, we catch up with the people of Israel on the proverbial 'mountain-top.' They had just witnessed the greatest victory in the history of their nation. They were up, way up. Yet if you read through to the end of the chapter, they have traveled three days without water in a parched desert and they are thirsty. Excitement spread as they saw water in the distance. Is it a mirage? No - it's the real thing! They ran to drink. Oh no, it's stagnate. It's bitter, not to mention dangerous. Just three days after their emotional high, they find themselves tired and thirsty, in the lowest of emotional valleys.