Morning Light – Deuteronomy 2

[Deuteronomy 2] Exiting the Rough Place. In this chapter Moses rehearses the journeyings of Israel as they leave Mount Seir. Seir means “rough place”. We have all done time here. If you are in a rough place the question looming in your mind is “how do I get out of here?” This chapter in Deuteronomy […]

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Morning Light – Deuteronomy 1

[Deuteronomy 1] Believe the Good Report – and LIVE! In this chapter, we introduce the book of Deuteronomy, containing three final messages from the prophet Moses. The people are warned against listening to adverse reports no matter how authoritative their source. Many use their position to paint a dark picture of events on the earth. […]

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Morning Light – Numbers 36

[Numbers 36] Retaining Your Inheritance. In this chapter, a contingent of leaders inquire about a potential loss of inheritance, and the Lord gives them instructions regarding how to address the situation. We see that God defends the generational well-being of the people and defends women’s rights, which is almost unheard of in ancient times. What […]

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Morning Light – Numbers 35

[Numbers 35] Cities of Refuge. In this chapter, God instructs Moses to establish cities of refuge where suspected man slayers could find protection from the avenger of blood. How does this translate to a New Testament application for the believer? We are all guilty of the blood of the Lord Jesus Christ. The city of […]

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[Numbers 34] When God Backed the Word of an Angry Drunk. In this chapter God instructs Moses to appoint men to divide the land they are about to take from the Canaanites. Where did this appointment come from? The prophecy that the Israelites moved forward on originally came from Noah when he was drunk, angry […]

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Morning Light – Numbers 33

[Numbers 33] Surviving Between Moves of God. In this chapter, Moses recites the wilderness journeying of the children of Israel. These are called the “stations of the wilderness.” From Ramses to the plains of Moab, the Lord led the children of Israel for forty years by the pillar of fire by night and the cloud […]

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Morning Light – Numbers 32

[Numbers 32] Don’t Settle for Second Best. In this chapter, we find two tribes of Israel who decide they don’t want to go into Canaan land. They want to settle on “this side of Jordan”. God had an inheritance for them, but circumstances and situations led them to believe they were better off just settling […]

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Morning Light – Numbers 31

[Numbers 31] Defeating the Midianites in Your Life. In this chapter, God instructs Moses to war against the Midianites who attempted to seduce Israel with idolatry in the wilderness of Zin. The Midianites worshipped Baal – whose name means dominative father. The name Midian means strife and contention. This speaks of spiritual warfare against the […]

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Morning Light – Numbers 30

[Numbers 30] Vowing the Vow of Life. Is it wise to vow a vow or take an oath? Are words just words, or do they affect us far more than we know? Numbers chapter 30 is entirely devoted to the issue of vows taken and the implications concerning oaths and “binding our souls.” In this […]

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Morning Light – Numbers 29

[Numbers 29] Celebrating the Feasts of the Lord. In the previous chapter and continuing in chapter 29 we have instructions regarding offerings made on the feast days of the Lord. There are three feasts in Israel: Passover, Pentecost and Tabernacles. These feasts correspond and represent three experiences in Christ and three aspects of our salvation. […]

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