The southern steps leading to the Jewish temple were deliberately designed to be irregular and uneven. Scholars tell us that they were so designed so that worshippers approaching the temple were forced to pay careful attention to his or her steps. This encouraged worshippers to
Al Mohler recalls talking to a pastor who, during the course of the conversation, said to him, “You know, one day, they’re going to put us in a box and they’re going to lower us into the ground and they’re going to throw dirt over
Some 35 years ago, I was at a hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA with my pastor. He had been called there by church members who were facing tragedy. I happened to be at his house when he received the call. I was there to collect
“Numbers teaches us that when God is with his people, the only thing they need to fear is their own sin.” This summary by pastor C. W. Faulkner is helpful. And the more I dig into the text of Numbers, the clearer this truth becomes.