Daily Archives: March 1, 2011

Balaam — Numbers 22-24

After Israel had defeated Egypt, the Amelekites, and Sihon (king of the Amorites) other local nations were starting to get a little nervous. Balak, the king of the Moab, was quaking in his boots (OK, they were probably sandals); but … Continue reading

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Nehushtan — Numbers 19-21

The “hits” just keep on coming with Israel. The longer they wander in the wilderness, the more discontent and grumbly they seem to be — not unlike ourselves, sometimes. In his book, Finishing Strong, Steve Farrar makes the sad but … Continue reading

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